Business

Soda City Market expresses encouragement and creativity during pandemic

May 1, 2020 - Posted in Business by Charles Dymock
Soda City Market

Soda City Market has been a staple of local business in the Midlands since 2005. The Main Street market, normally lined with vendors and street performers every Saturday morning, is now desolate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO of Soda City Market, Emile DeFelice, has had...

PSA: Truck Driver

April 16, 2020 - Posted in Business by Xiao Yu
Female Truck Driver

Hilda (Lola) Salas Truck Driver, Hunter Transportation Hilda (Lola) Salas is a professional truck driver at Hunter Transportation. At the age of eight, she became fascinated when she saw a woman truck driver and had wanted to become one every since. Lola became a...

PSA: Import Team Leader

April 16, 2020 - Posted in Business by Xiao Yu
Thomas Jones sitting at desk in office

Thomas Jones Import Team Leader, John S. James Co. Thomas Jones is an import team leader at John S. James Co., an international freight forwarder and customs brokerage company. Growing up in Charleston, Thomas has always been fascinated by the maritime industry. His college...

Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks

April 8, 2020 - Posted in Business by Sean Flynn
Crab

As the water temperature gets warmer during the spring months, crabs begin molting their old exoskeleton and remain “soft” until their shells begin to harden over the coming days. Soft-shell crab is the culinary term for crabs that have gone through this process – allowing...

Sumter Rotary Club Farm to Table Event

April 7, 2020 - Posted in Business by Sean Flynn
Sumter Farm to Table

Farm to Table events are growing in popularity and for our featured segment, "Making It Grow" highlights the upcoming Sumter Rotary Farm to Table event.

Old Town Farmers Market: Where Rock Hill Shops Local

April 7, 2020 - Posted in Business by Shannon Simmons
Old Town Farmer's Market in Rock Hill

Homegrown fruits, vegetable, and meats are just some of the things you can find at the Old Town Farmers Market . Originally starting as a Thursday evening event, the market has grown and partnered with local restaurant Legal Remedy Brewing to host more events. Sarah Key ,...

Bee Well Honey

April 6, 2020 - Posted in Business by Jenna Schiferl
bee

There’s nothing as sweet as honey. We visited a bee colony in the Upstate to see just how important the honey bee….and its honey…is in everyday life.

The Charleston Benne Wafer

April 3, 2020 - Posted in Business by Aimee Crouch
benne wafers

People from all around the world have been descending on the South, and South Carolina in general, for their unusual and delectable cuisine. We went down to Charleston to try a product made only in the Lowcountry.

Unique Business: Poop911

March 31, 2020 - Posted in Business by Lynn Cornfoot
A dog pooping

Let's face it - we all love our dogs, but their waste? Not so much. Here's the scoop on help with the poop.

Made Here | Small businesses struggle due to COVID-19

March 25, 2020 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Baker Farm in Rock Hill, SC

COVID-19 concerns are causing small businesses to undergo a significant financial burden. It is therefore more important now, than ever, to shop local and support the community. Made Here is a digital series that explores small business in South Carolina and surrounding...

Scribble: Don't look for opportunities; try to create opportunities

February 12, 2020 - Posted in Business by Scribble
Notes on Innovation from Srikanth Pilla

Srikanth Pilla is a man of many degrees — receiving his B.S., M.S., and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering before attending Stanford University to complete his postdoctoral training. He worked as an assistant scientist at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, the University...

Scribble: Advice for entrepreneurs from co-founder of Neuroene Therapeutics

February 5, 2020 - Posted in Business by Scribble
Sherine Chan, Neuroene Therapeutics

Sherine Chan Co-Founder of Neuroene Therapeutics After spending her early professional life in medical research and education, Sherine Chan has turned to the world of entrepreneurship. Alongside her role as an Associate Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina...

Scribble: How to build a successful company culture

January 29, 2020 - Posted in Business by Scribble
Greg Higgs

Many enthusiasts dream of starting a business around their obsessions. Greg Higgs is one entrepreneur who actually did it. Already a junkie for vehicles at an early age, Greg laid the groundwork for Fab Fours as a child by developing his skills as an artist. He went on to...

Scribble: Structural Dynamics to make our world safer

January 22, 2020 - Posted in Business by Scribble
Juan Caicedo

Many people have dreams of shaping the future, and for Dr. Juan Caicedo, those dreams are a reality. A professor and department chair of the University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing, Juan specializes in Structural Dynamics to make our world safer...

Made Here | Cosmosis Stones

January 17, 2020 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Crystals at Cosmosis Stones

Cosmosis Stones is a Charlotte-based jewelry company. Owner Brianna Daniels uses both copper and crystals when making her jewelry. Of choosing her materials, she says, "Through the practice of meditatively wrapping crystals, I got a better understanding of the function of...

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