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Six strategies for growing a financially healthy business. By Hannah Massen  People start businesses for all kinds of reasons – but a love for crunching numbers usually isn’t one of them. The last thing you want is to be scrolling through...
Tips for successfully dissolving a business partnership – and protecting your investment. By Mark M. Billion Just like marriages, business partnerships can end for a variety of reasons. Although some business partnerships come to a close on amicable terms, there are...
Fourth-generation residential homebuilder Leah England brings together a passion for homebuilding and a lifetime in the Industry as she hangs her own shingle. By Ellen Linnemann As a third-generation contractor’s daughter, Leah England has been in the building business her whole...
By John O’Toole John O’Toole is the executive director of the Beaufort County Economic Development Corporation. During 2020, while many areas in the Northeast struggled with residents exiting, South Carolina saw an increase in people moving to the area – with...
With a side of problem-solving to boot. By Sarah Clemmons  The story of inventions and the inventors behind them has always captured the popular American consciousness. Matt Gulick of Pourzilla is no exception to these types of stories, but his beginnings...
Craig Wolfe builds rubber duck empire By Hannah Massen Everyone has a happy memory of a rubber duck, whether it’s the “Rubber Duckie” song from Sesame Street, the pink and blue bath toy set your friend gave you as a baby...
An organization created to provide cash relief to struggling artists grows into so much more. By Heather Bruemmer Heather Bruemmer is an author, arts advocate and consultant based in Estill. She serves as interim arts director for Hampton County and is...
Elizabeth Fisher, the owner of GlassEco, banks on local relationships By Ellen Linnemann GlassEco manufactures recycled glass countertops and other hard surfaces that are elegant, ecofriendly and unique reflections of personal style. Lowcountry residents and businesses have gravitated towards the sustainable...
Dog-lover Katie Konner turns her love of painting and pets into a business growing by leaps and bounds By Ellen Linnemann Katie Konner has been a dog lover all of her life, so much so that when it came time to...
Kevin Ryan, Co-Founder/CEO, Service Brewing Company By Ellen Linnemann Kevin Ryan’s life has always been about service. A West Point graduate, he spent eight years leading and training soldiers in Alaska and Colorado, going on to command two companies in Iraq.  After...