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5:14 am on Monday November 8, 2010

Beaufort-area getting another credit union

Flickr user thetruthabout The Island Packet has a report that the construction you see on Parris Island Gateway just up the road from the Bi-Lo is going to be a Marine Federal Credit Union. How many credit unions does one town need you ask? Well I...
6:50 am on Saturday December 26, 2009

College sports take heat for not bringing home the bacon

Image by Flickr user Shaggy Paul Riffing off a recent letter by two college leaders, The Post and Courier writes how college sports are not only not financial mainstays of local colleges, but can often do more financial hurt than harm. Take a read...
7:17 am on Saturday September 26, 2009

College of Charleston buying historic McLeod Plantation on James Island (updated)

Image by Library of Congress The McCleod Plantation contains a number of slave cabins. First reporting: the American College of the Building Arts sold the historic McLeod Plantation back to the Historic Charleston Foundation, the College of...
3:10 pm on Wednesday March 18, 2009

Garden & Gun picked up by new owner, sort of

Image by 20090318-garden-gun.jpg The Post and Courier's parent company, Evening Post Publishing Co., has sold a majority interest in Garden & Gun magazine. The buyer? A new company formed by the magazine's management: Indigo Acquisition. Fun...
4:12 am on Monday February 23, 2009

MUSC has rough first year with new Ashley River Tower

Image by Geoff Marshall/The DigitelImage by musc.jpg A combination of a weakened economy, construction loans, new staff expenses, and changes to Medicaid left the Medical University of South Carolina with its first shortfall in at least eight years...
7:25 pm on Monday January 19, 2009

Building Arts students get hands-on experience

The American College for the Building Arts (ACBA) in Charleston trains blacksmiths, timber framers, carpenters, plasterers, masons and stone carvers in their 4-year program, but they are still seeking national accreditation. With accreditation, it'...
2:28 pm on Wednesday January 14, 2009

Garden & Gun's parent company cuts off funding

Image by Flickr user brighterworlds Image by 20090114-garden-gun.jpg Garden & Gun's parent company is cutting the magazine off, and forcing it to seek alternative funding. No layoffs have yet been announced. Mediabistro.com reports: Evening...
1:24 pm on Saturday January 10, 2009

Building Arts college sells McLeod Plantation to bolster finances

[gmap markers=blue::32.762882207291476,-79.97308731079102 |zoom=12 |center=32.77630602705952,-79.96295928955078 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] In an effort to help sustain the college and boost their chances for accreditation,...
6:56 pm on Tuesday September 9, 2008

City's $734,500 loan to building arts passes

Update September 9: The loan has been approved. Original post: The City of Charleston voted 10-2 in favor of loaning the American College of the Building Arts $734,500 at 5% interest. The Post and Courier has more on the loan, the vote, and why the...
2:00 am on Saturday June 28, 2008

Spoleto seeks financial aid

Image by spoletousa.orgImage by 20080628monkey.jpg "Monkey: Journey to the West" cost Spoleto about $1.3 million to produce, but it's only one of the reasons that the festival will probably end this fiscal year in debt. Spoleto Festival USA is...
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