Category Archives: Government

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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Mount Pleasant donates .57-acre parcel to East Cooper Land Trust

Residents of the Town of Mount Pleasant have a new permanently-protected green space. The Town of Mount Pleasant has donated a .57-acre parcel to East Cooper Land Trust. Located at the intersection of Mathis Ferry Road and 5th Avenue, “Kenny Park” will become a public pocket park. In partnership with East Cooper Land Trust, Seamon…
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