Category Archives: Government

CCPL selected for first-of-its-kind internship program

Joins 38 other libraries in 25 U.S. states in hosting interns from diverse backgrounds CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will participate in a connected learning summer internship program sponsored by the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). Through its Inclusive Internship Initiative (III), PLA is sponsoring…
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1st Heritage Credit Celebrates Grand Opening in Summerville

[caption id="attachment_25232" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Photo Caption: Attendees of the ribbon cutting included Chamber President/CEO Rita Berry, 1st Heritage Credit Summerville Manager Dani Lamb, staff, family and friends.[/caption] Summerville, SC – The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening of 1st Heritage Credit in Summerville.   1st Heritage is…
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City of Charleston Commission on Women to Hold Public Listening Sessions

Charleston, S.C.— The City of Charleston Commission on Women will hold a series of public listening sessions to gather ideas and insights from the community to help shape the focus and goals of the commission. The upcoming listening sessions will take place at the following times and locations: Johns Island – Wednesday, May 24, 6…
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Branding Upper Dorchester County: How a new marketing initiative aims to attract tourism and spur economic development in the rural Lowcountry

Dorchester County, SC-Led by the Dorchester County government office, a new marketing plan is being executed to promote the upper part of the county. Building on the recommendation from a 2010 retail study to promote the towns of St. George, Reevesville, Harleyville, Ridgeville, and Dorchester as one distinct region, the “Villages of Dorchester” concept was…
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