Charleston, SC Business

Avelo Airlines suspends service from CHS to Orlando

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- Less than a month after announcing nonstop service from Charleston to Orlando, Avelo Airlines says the route has been suspended. The low-cost airline announced it would begin flying between Charleston International Airport and Orlando International Airport in late June, but a message was sent out to travelers earlier this week that […]

Workers To Split $600,000 After SC Tip Pool Ruled Illegal

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a restaurant in South Carolina to pay more than $600,000 to nearly 100 workers who were forced to share their tips. The agency says the tip pool at 167 Raw in Charleston was an illegal arrangement that violated the...
Charleston City Paper

Baguette Magic ready to cast its spell on the peninsula

In November 2019, sisters Paula and Sam Kramer purchased Baguette Magic at 792 Folly Road. Since then, the duo has revitalized the bistro, creating a James Island staple voted Best Bakery two years in a row in City Paper’s Best Of awards. When the Kramer sisters purchased Baguette Magic,...
Charleston City Paper

The Gaillard searches for employees as it tries to revamp its operations

 The staff at Charleston Gaillard Center, the city’s top performing arts venue, is tired and diminished. The organization that runs it is scrambling to fill vacancies at all levels thanks to the pandemic’s reset of work trends and a leadership change last year. The iconic arts and entertainment...

Plant closure ominous news for SC dairy industry

Borden Dairy’s recent decision to shutter its North Charleston manufacturing plant is a sign of dairy’s continued decline in South Carolina, according to one expert who monitors the industry. Dallas-based Borden Dairy Co. announced in mid-April that “after a financial and operational review,” its facility on Lacross Road...

AgentOwned Realty’s Mt. Pleasant Office Welcomes Eleanor Kaldon

MT. PLEASANT, S.C., May 2022—Eleanor Kaldon has placed her license with AgentOwned Realty’s Mount Pleasant office at 824 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard. Alongside her successful customer-focused career in corporate America, Eleanor worked in real estate in New Jersey for 10 years. In her corporate job, she was tasked with ascertaining customer needs and assuring that products met those needs. Also involved in flipping houses with her husband and daughter, Eleanor determined the best improvements to make and marketed the properties.

News Briefs - May 19, 2022

Lora Goolsby named 2021 Global Realtor of the Year. The Charleston Trident Association of Realtors (CTAR) recognized Lora Goolsby, a realtor with Carolina One Real Estate, as the 2021 Global Realtor of the Year. The honor bestowed upon Goolsby at the Realtor of Distinction Luncheon on March 29, was in recognition of her service as president of CTAR’s first Global Business Chapter in 2019. Goolsby also traveled to Panama, South America, with the Global Trade Mission in 2019 where a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with Panama’s Real Estate Association.

The Cassina Group Announces Hiring of Realtor Tim Schneider

The Cassina Group, Charleston's No. 1 boutique real estate firm, announces the hiring of accomplished Realtor Tim Schneider. He has a wealth of experience navigating the luxury real estate markets in both Charleston and New York City and will serve as a great addition to the innovation-driven firm. "I joined...

Settlement communities battle developers to protect their land

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Neighbors in historic African-American communities in Mount Pleasant say their properties are under constant threat from outside developers, who want to purchase land that has been in their families for hundreds of years. Settlement community residents say their ancestors put in blood, sweat and tears to acquire and maintain their […]

King Street owners weigh in on Charleston business improvement district

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The City of Charleston continues to work on creating a special business improvement district downtown on King Street. That would mean more amenities like street beautification, and an ambassador service to help people navigate their experience. The property owners on King Street would be paying for this.

Charleston charm attracting more boutique shops to King Street

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – New stores are popping up weekly in downtown Charleston, welcoming both locals and tourists on the hunt for a great find. Charleston regularly tops lists touting the Holy City as the “Best Southern City,” “Best Restaurants” and perhaps soon, best shopping. The allure of Charleston – recently featured in multiple television and lifestyle-themed shows – is bringing in big bucks for retailers in downtown’s central business district.