SC Continues to Attract New Business

By Mike Switzer

Aaron Erickson

Up until last year, our next guest’s advanced manufacturing company has relied on existing space to expand operations at its six facilities nationwide.  That is until they discovered Blythewood, South Carolina, where they recently completed construction of a new, 140,000 square-foot facility.

Mike Switzer interviews Aaron Erickson, plant manager at Charter NEX Films in Blythewood, SC.

Suffering from the Retirement Blues?

By Alfred Turner

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Retirement is one of biggest, if not the biggest, financial goals for most Americans.  It is generally a highly anticipated event, promoted by TV commercials showing silver haired retirees enjoying safaris in Africa, dancing on beautiful beaches or playing in parks with grandchildren.  However, our next guest says that research is showing that many retirees, even those who are financially secure, are not experiencing the personal satisfaction they anticipated.

The 2019 South Carolina Ag and Art Tour

By Sean Flynn

The 2019 South Carolina Ag and Art Tour

The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour a free, self-guided tour of farms and farmers markets featuring local artisans at every stop! The tour will be rolling into 10 South Carolina counties over every weekend in June!

Made Here | Sustainable Wall Decor

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Wildly Urban Wall Decor

Wildly Urban is a company that creates hand-crafted air plant decor using reclaimed wood and salvaged leather. Owner Carrie Gordon discusses her passion for sustainability. She explains, "I came up with this idea after my husband started his business and we had a lot of leftover wood pieces laying around that he was either going to trash or burn.

Charleston Museum Receives Upgrade

By Alfred Turner

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Any municipal official or small business owner will tell you that having an attraction, such as a good museum, can make a significant impact upon their local economy.  Which is probably why our next guest’s institution has been successful in raising money for renovations, some of which have recently been completed.

Discussing Death and Taxes With Your Family

By Alfred Turner

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It’s been said that nothing is certain but death and taxes, and not many topics make for worse conversation starters at the holiday table, but our next guest says it makes a lot of sense to have these difficult conversations with your family sooner rather than later.

Business Lending Resources Expand in S.C.

By Alfred Turner

Anna Lewin

Our next guest’s nonprofit organization got their start in community development through working to provide affordable housing financing in the Lowcountry, but we’ve discovered recently that they now serve the entire state and also include small business lending. Mike Switzer interviews Anna Lewin, CEO of the South Carolina Community Loan Fund in Charleston, SC.

Science and Math High School Celebrates 30 Years

By Alfred Turner

Hector Flores

The importance of having a strong education in science, technology, engineering, and math (known collectively as STEM) is universally accepted these days and as a result, has made its way into a position of prominence in the curriculum of many of our state’s high schools.  More than 30 years ago, our state recognized that need and created a school just to meet it. Mike Switzer interviews Dr.