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The Willcox

February 20, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Willcox

The Willcox Hotel , located in Aiken, South Carolina was built in the late 19th century for Yankees seeking warmth. Closely located to downtown Aiken and Hitchcock Woods, the hotel embodies the history and culture of the area. The Willcox inn was said to have had the first...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

February 19, 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.

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

February 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Recent trends seem to be indicating a pick-up in first-time home-buying. For example, some local apartment managers I have talked to say that they are seeing a significant increase in people breaking their leases to buy a house. Our next guest says that if you are a first-...

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...

Citadel Graduating More Engineers

February 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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While our next guest’s institution has a reputation for churning out military officers and business managers, their focus has changed significantly over the past few years to meet the workforce demands for engineers. Mike Switzer interviews Ron Welch, dean of engineering at...

Storm-Damaged Roofs Lead to Business Opportunity for SC Woman

February 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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2017 was the costliest year for extreme weather and climate disasters in American history. Which means there was a lot of money spent on home repairs, probably the highest amount going to roofs. To our next guest, who had experience in this area serving as insurance...

Worm Farming

February 13, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Coleman with the worms

The Early Bird Farm is a farm like no other with their primary crop being...WORMS! Paul Coleman has been raising worms for a number of years and knows all to well the importance of these tiny creatures.

Time to Start Planning for the New Tax Law

February 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Kem Smith

Kem Smith Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio The new tax law may have many ramifications for your 2018 taxes. So as you and/or your tax preparer are working on your 2017 tax return, our next guest says there are some things in the new law that you should be discussing now...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

February 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.

Beaufort Film Festival Honored as a Top Event in Southeast

February 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Thousands of movie lovers and film-makers from around the world will soon be hitting the shores of one of our state’s historic coastal towns for an annual event that the Southeast Tourism Society recently rated as one of their top picks. Mike Switzer interviews Ron Tucker,...

Building Rural Economic Success

February 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If there’s one thing our state has an abundance of, it’s small rural towns and cities. Probably the biggest challenge these communities face is: increasing, and in a lot of case, creating economic vitality. Our next guest’s locale believes they have found a winning formula...

Is Your Financial Plan Taking Advantage of the New Tax Law?

February 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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There are a lot of mixed opinions out there about the new tax law. Some think the new law is great and will create jobs, some say it’s a huge give away to corporations. What do financial planners think? Mike Switzer interviews Wes Johnson, a certified financial planner with...

Consumer Services, Metrology and Food/Feed Safety

February 5, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Consumer Protection Division

The SC Department of Agriculture’s Consumer Protection Division has many departments to safeguard the citizens of South Carolina. Clemson Extension Agent and Host of “Making It Grow” Amanda McNulty talks with Assistant Commissioner Derek Underwood about some of these...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

February 5, 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.

Wage and Inflation Pressures Mount

February 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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According to most economists, the current low unemployment rate is reflective of what they refer to as “full employment”. Can that rate go lower? And what about the worker shortage we keep hearing about? Will that drive up wages and as a result, also finally bring back a...

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