By Matt Tomsic
North Charleston is a strong contender to produce and assembly the 787-10, which has a fuselage that may be too long to be ferried from the Lowcountry to Puget Sound.
“It makes sense to keep production and assembly of the 787-10 exclusively in Charleston,” said Saj Ahmad, an aerospace analyst, in an email. “You may argue that the price of this move may well be that the 787-9 is only exclusively built in Everett; however, both 787 production lines are designed to … Read More
By Matt Tomsic
The Boeing Co. is boosting the Lowcountry’s tech sector and increasing its diversity with plans to bring 600 information technology employees to North Charleston.
“It absolutely reaffirms in a very, very strong and a very, very positive way that the software industry in Charleston is absolutely sustainable and absolutely durable,” said Ernest Andrade, executive director for the Charleston Digital Corridor. “It’ll clearly become one of the anchors of the IT industry … Read More
Accomplishments on several important issues achieved, significant progress made on many others & will be addressed next year
(Columbia, SC) – As the General Assembly adjourns Sine Die today on the 2013 Legislative Session, we are pleased that the Legislature was able to act on several major issues this session and South Carolinians have a lot to be proud of this year. The following details some of this year's top issues for South Carolinians and the actions the General Assembly took to … Read More
Conference Report securing Democratic Elections headed to Gov’s Desk – Other laws to be reviewed so this doesn't happen again
(Columbia, SC) – After last year’s SC Supreme Court ruling removed hundreds of candidates from election ballots across our state, lawmakers made fixing this ballot filing issue a top priority. Today, well ahead of next year's elections, the SC General Assembly followed through on its commitment to secure our state’s free and democratic election process by … Read More
Patriots Point will welcome its 9 millionth visitor sometime Thursday with a slew of prizes valued at nearly $2,500.
Because the event is a surprise, the lucky visitor will not be announced or know about the milestone until one hour after his or her arrival. The event will take place in hangar bay 3 of the World War II-era aircraft carrier Yorktown, the nation’s first aircraft carrier museum. The Mount Pleasant attraction greeted its first paying visitor on Jan. 3, 1976.
The 9 … Read More