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1:03 pm on Monday May 19, 2014

South Carolina unemployment rate best since 2001

South Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to 5.3% in April, down 0.2% from March — that's the lowest level in the Palmetto State since June 2001.  The number of unemployed persons was 114,413, a decline of 4,652 people over the month. The number of...
10:55 am on Friday April 18, 2014

More finding work in South Carolina

South Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to 5.5% in March, down 0.2% from February — officials are saying the new employment levels is an all-time high for the Palmetto State.  The last time the Palmetto State’s rate was at this level was in March ...
12:44 pm on Friday March 28, 2014

S.C.'s unemployment sees largest drop yet

South Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to 5.7% in February, down 0.7% from January. That's the largest one-month decrease ever recorded since the data series began in 1976. The number of South Carolinians working increased — rising for the seventh...
5:16 am on Tuesday February 18, 2014

Charleston home prices, sales up 15% in January

While the S.C. Realtors Association reported that home sales rose statewide year-over-year in January, the Charleston area blazed ahead.
1:52 pm on Tuesday December 3, 2013

S.C. residential sales rise 7%

Charleston County sales beat the average, rising 9% from 2012.
11:53 pm on Friday November 22, 2013

S.C. Employment improves again to best in 5 years

Following September's 7.9% good news, South Carolina's unemployment improved in October to reach 7.5%. That's the lowest rate since September 2008. The number of unemployed persons fell by 7,457, and those employed increased 3,465. The labor force...
12:07 pm on Friday April 19, 2013

South Carlina, Charleston unemployment down again

The overall number of jobs and unemployment rate bettered in both the Charleston metro area and South Carolina during February. Down from 8.6% in February to 8.4%, the number of employed persons increased to 1,992,113, and the unemployed totaled 182...
12:02 pm on Friday April 19, 2013

South Carlina, Beaufort unemployment down again

The overall number of jobs and unemployment rate bettered in both Beaufort and South Carolina during February. Down from 8.6% in February to 8.4%, the number of employed persons increased to 1,992,113, and the unemployed totaled 182,978, the lowest...
5:58 am on Tuesday April 9, 2013

St. Helena official: Expect improvement, not miracles at elementary school

St. Helena Elementary School is improving after receiving an "F" but school district officials say much work remains to be done.
12:28 pm on Saturday March 30, 2013

More find work in S.C., Beaufort during February

The overall number of jobs and unemployment rate bettered in both Beaufort and South Carolina during February. Down from 8.7% in January to 8.6%, the number of employed persons increased to 1,991,575. That's the highest level since August 2008....

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