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SPAWAR team seeks ways to replace two-way radios that can’t communicate

The U.S. military has about 750,000 two-way radios and a lot of them can't talk to each other. It's a problem that's vexed military people for years.
The SPAWAR team is seeking ways to replace two-way radios that can't communicate. Continue reading

50 places of a lifetime: America

National Geographic Traveler magazine recognizes Charleston as one of the country’s top 10 urban spaces, listing Charleston under the title of “Ten American Cities that have a defining character, a uniqueness and an influence beyond its borders.” Continue reading

Charleston shares polite distinction with NYC

After eight years on top, Charleston shares "Most Polite City" distinction with New York City. Continue reading

Charleston region receives Southern Living Reader’s Choice Awards

Editors from Southern Living came to Charleston Friday to hand out its 6th Annual Reader's Choice Awards. Charleston won honors in five categories. Continue reading

College of Charleston part of statewide biomedical research program

The College of Charleston is participating in a $5.9 million statewide initiative to increase biomedical research in South Carolina and has been awarded $620,000 for its part in the National Institutes of Health-funded project. Continue reading

Local manufacturer revitalized by defense contract

A North Charleston manufacturer is expected to add 40 jobs while reopening a shuttered synthetic rubber glove plant as the result of a $4.4 million defense contract to design chemical protective gloves. Continue reading

ThinkTEC technology conference draws statewide interest

Last year's first annual ThinkTec conference on technology was the premier technology event in the region. This year the conference is drawing state and nationwide attention. Continue reading

Propellor Club names Charleston ‘Port of the Year’

Charleston was recently named “Port of the Year” at the Propeller Club of the United States’ 75th International Convention in Tacoma, Wash., beating out more than 80 ports across the country and around the world. Continue reading

Westvaco-Mead merger approved

Shareholders for Mead Corp. and Westvaco Corp. on Monday approved a merger of the two midsize paper companies that is designed to create a more formidable global competitor. Continue reading

Charleston named a “2001 Choice City” by Outlook magazine

Business Development Outlook magazine has recognized Charleston, S.C. as one of the nation’s “choice cities” for expanding or relocating a business. Continue reading
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