Business

Has the Investment Tide Turned Toward High Risk?

April 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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One day this past February, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped over 1500 points and has seen some fairly volatile days since then. Our next guest says he believes this is a sign that after many years of growth, the tide has turned and that there currently exists much...

Easter Regatta Highlights Midlands Crown Jewel

April 2, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Easter Regatta 2018

For years, Lake Murray has been home to one of the world’s most popular and enduring sailing events...the Easter Regatta . The Columbia Sailing Club 's Commodore talks about this Midlands mainstay, a world class competition that bringis a solid helping of southern...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

April 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Is Your Business Ready for Increased Immigration Enforcement?

March 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Melissa Azallion

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents recently raided close to 100 7-Eleven stores across 17 states, demanding employment verification from managers in an attempt to crackdown on the employment of undocumented immigrants. With the acting ICE Director saying late...

Big Golf Celebrates Golden Anniversary at Hilton Head

March 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Most people are aware that golf is big business in South Carolina. But you may not know that our state’s premiere men’s professional golf tournament is celebrating its 50th anniversary in just twelve more days. Mike Switzer interviews Steve Wilmot, tournament director for...

How Will New Tax Law Affect HSA's?

March 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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By now, most people have a basic understanding about the new tax law and how it’ll impact their 2018 tax returns. But one area that hasn’t gotten as much attention in local or national news is the new law’s possible effect on Health Savings Accounts. Our next guest says the...

The Midnight Rooster

March 20, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Midnight Rooster

The Midnight Rooster is a coffee shop, courtyard and eatery located in downtown Hartsville. The popular hang-out is full of character and tasty concoctions.

Helping Women Succeed in Hospitality

March 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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After working as the director of events for the Charleston Wine + Food Festival for seven years, our next guest discovered that what she really wanted to do was help women succeed in the hospitality industry. As a result, last year she launched a workshop that drew over 200...

Mechatronics

March 15, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by William Richardson
robot inside a manufacturing facility

Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field of engineering that includes a combination of systems engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, control engineering and computer engineering. As technology advances, the subfields...

Women’s Pioneering Tennis Tournament Celebrates 45 Years in SC's Lowcountry

March 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Spring is in the air and that means a lot of outdoor sporting events will soon be bringing an economic force to our state. Big golf tournaments in Augusta, Hilton Head, and Charlotte, for example. But first up is one of the premier tournaments in women’s professional tennis...

Cyber Thieves Targeting Smaller Companies

March 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Kimico Myers

While we often hear news about large companies and even governments getting their computer systems hacked, our next guest says that, in fact, small and medium-size companies are more likely to be targets for cyber thieves because these businesses tend to not invest in the...

Women's Financial Skills Still Lacking

March 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Stephanie Vokral

As you may be aware, March is Women’s History Month. Even with all the economic progress women have made over the last 100 years, our next guest says she is still surprised to see how many women are unprepared financially when a crisis hits, like divorce. Mike Switzer...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Growing Diamonds

March 6, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Growing Diamonds

SCIO Diamond Technology is revolutionizing the diamond industry. Located in downtown Greenville, SCIO now has a recipe to grow diamonds in a lab. With this new technology, there is a multitude of possibilities for the future.

Goodwill Helping Seniors and Ex-Criminals Find Jobs

March 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Pat Michaels

Pat Michaels As the South Carolina economy and unemployment rate have improved dramatically since the Great Recession, our next guest says there are still pockets of our population that face challenges finding jobs, such as senior citizens and those with a criminal...

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