Small Business

MADE HERE | The Beverage-Filled Tote Bag

February 20, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Swankey Tote Bag

Made Here is a digital series produced by ETV Carolinas that explores small businesses in South Carolina. The Swankey is a fully-functioning tote bag that has a cooler compartment. The creator, Tracey Luebbers from Lake Wylie, explains how she came up with the idea. She...

MADE HERE | Homemade Wreaths

February 4, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Shavon's Creations Wreaths

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Shavon's Creations is a craft business based in Sumter, South Carolina. When discussing the products she sells, Shavon Turner, owner of Shavon's Creations, says "Pretty much, if you bring me an...

MADE HERE | Stone Ground Southern Grits

January 29, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Grits at Geechie Boy Mill

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Geechie Boy Mill is a mill in Edisto Island, South Carolina that supplies markets and restaurants around the country with their heirloom crops and small batch grits. Owner of Geechie Boy Mill ,...

MADE HERE | Haute and Baubled

January 8, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Haute and Baubled gemstones

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Melissa Turner's jewelry business Haute and Baubled is a play on the popular phrase "Hot and Bothered." When discussing how she makes her jewelry, Melissa says, "When I'm picking out gemstones,...

MADE HERE | Fine Woodworking and Unique Art

December 18, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts piece

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Philip DeCarlo of Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts has been doing fine woodworking for 31 years. He says he loves working wood because "each piece of wood is unique." He compares people buying his work...

MADE HERE | Candles of the Carolinas

December 11, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Lou Moon Candles

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Austin and Chris Lange of Lou Moon Candle Co. are a wife and husband team who set to create sustainable, hand-made candles that are reminiscent of their favorite parts of the Carolinas. Chris...

MADE HERE | What "Homegrown" Really Means to Baker Farm

December 4, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Baker Farm Crochet Items

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. The Lowrance Family bought Baker Farm in 2006. Neither Allen Lowrance or Sarah Lowrance came from farming families, but agreed it'd be "a nice way to raise the girls." Now about 12 years later,...

MADE HERE | Random Homemade Stuff

November 27, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rockin' Rags handmade items

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Rockin' Rags , random homemade stuff, was created in 2010 when Diane Cranford launched her Etsy page. She uses a lot of recycled fabric, saying she will create using "anything I find out there...

SC Business Update from Alan Cooper

April 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Alan Cooper

An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Alan Cooper, founder and editor of three online business news websites in South Carolina: MidlandsBiz , UpstateBizSC , and...

Agape Chocolates

February 15, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Agape Chocolates

Our special guests for this "Making It Grow" episode were Suzy Ellison from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association and James Stefanakos of Agape Chocolates in Graniteville, SC. James not only creates varieties of chocolates...

Richland County Rebrands With "Renaissance" Initiative

February 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Gerald Seals

Most companies will tell you that their brand, and what it stands for, is their business. Sometimes, a brand can get stale and need rebranding. This can apply to cities and counties, too, as you will soon hear from our next guest. Mike Switzer interviews Gerald Seals,...

S.C. Rich in Small Business Resources

December 8, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Gregg White

Starting and running a small business takes a lot of work. And in many cases, a lot of assistance. Fortunately, there are several organizations in our state that can help a small business and our next guest runs one that also supports two more. Mike Switzer interviews Gregg...

Does Your Business Have the Write Stuff?

November 24, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

It may surprise you to hear this, but our next guest says that it is not uncommon for a company to not have any written documentation describing how their business actually works: who does what, what does what, what connects to what, and on and on. That's not you, is it?...

Persimmon Hill Hops

November 20, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Hops

Clemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson visits Persimmon Hill Hops in Smyrna, SC and talks with owner Larry Feller on how they grow, harvest and package hops.

Motor Supply Co. Bistro

November 6, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Motor Supply

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Motor Supply Co. Bistro in Columbia, SC and talks with Chef Wes Fulmer about their farm to table practices. Motor Supply has been serving fresh, local and diverse dishes in the heart of the...

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