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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...
Sisters, Co-owners Adjust to Challenging Times By Ellen Linnemann    Family-owned for more than 25 years, designers and sisters Sarah and Lauren (who took over the...
By Sarah Clemmons It all began in a garage. It’s an origin story setting you’ve heard from Jobs, Wozniak, and Bezos. But this piece isn’t about bits and bytes but beads and...
How making a better shower pan lead to overflowing growth. By Ellen Linnemann  2020 was an unpredictable year with truly unprecedented challenges for all businesses – and KBRS was no...
Confianza’s confidence in their business model stems from a management team with deep roots in the insurance industry. By Ellen Linnemann  Although many startups are launched by people just starting...