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Lykes Lines upgrades U.S. to Africa trade route

The SPA has successfully lured Lykes Lines shipping service from Savannah to Charleston, meaning 26 ships a year and increased business on the growing trade route. Continue reading

NYU joins local publisher in ‘Attack on America’ project

The New York University School of Journalism is collaborating with Charleston book publisher Booksurge.com and international news and editorial opinion site Bluear.com to produce 09/11 8:48 A.M.; Documenting America’s Greatest Tragedy, a collection of first-hand accounts from survivors of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Continue reading

Polymer Group reaches fabrics-supply agreement with DuPont

Polymer Group of North Charleston has entered into an agreement to produce Miratec brand fabrics that will be used in weather-resistant clothing for the DuPont Advanced Fibers Systems business. Continue reading

Online opulence

RegalRetreats.com, a Mount Pleasant-based company, has reached alliances with Forbes.com and the National Trust of Historic Preservation to increase visibility and better serve luxury property owners and sophisticated travelers. Continue reading

Sessions blend philanthropy, hi-tech

Blackbaud's International Conference on Philanthropy was a successful blend of philanthropy and technology. Continue reading

High-tech firm expanding in region

Thanks to a growing demand for its proprietary products and this region’s access to international markets, Stealth Network Technologies, Inc. today announced an expansion in the region. The announcement was facilitated by the Charleston Regional Development Alliance. Continue reading

Canadians touch down at airport

Charleston International finally earned its international stripes Tuesday, courtesy of a neighbor to the north. The airport welcomed its first regularly scheduled non-stop international flight between Charleston and Toronto. Continue reading

MUSC may help develop new drug

A Charleston doctor discovered a gene that helps to regulate how much cholesterol the body absorbs, and it could lead to a new type of cholesterol-lowering medicine. Continue reading

Warfare Systems Center breaks ground for new building

By this time next year, visitors to the Charleston Naval Weapons Station Southside may do a double-take at the sight of a new engineering center at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center. The new building will have an airport control tower sitting out front, even though the building (and everything else nearby)is miles from any air base. Continue reading

Children’s hospital named one of the best

The Medical University of South Carolina has one of the 10 best children's hospitals in the country, according to a survey announced Wednesday by Child magazine. Continue reading
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