undergoes new digital transformation
Exciting news! The Southern Business Digest is going digital. We are thrilled to announce that we are moving away from traditional print media and embracing the digital age.
-serving smiles and saving lives
Cait Cox is Summerville’s newest dealer, and based on the wild popularity of cat memes and videos living on social media, her product might be just as addictive as the hard stuff. The biggest difference? What Cait pushes saves lives-and I don’t mean just the cats’.
for community projects
Great news was shared at the Colleton County Council meeting this July by State House Representative Robby Robbins. Unexpected funds were secured for the county through earmarks in the state budget this year.
– St. George Town Clerk
Many believe that the functionality and day-to-day operations of a town clerk are the result of efforts from a single individual-usually the mayor. However, similar to the way the president relies on his chief of staff, the mayor often heavily relies on the town clerk to oversee the administrative and operational functions of the town. The Town of St. George follows this organizational structure as well, with Annette Moore serving in that role.
of the Gullah/Geechee Nation
The Colleton County Council's July 25, 2023 meeting was a wonderful occasion as they declared July 29-August 5 to be Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week. The proclamation was accepted with gratitude by Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine, Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation.
makes headway in teaching water safety
The mobile pool project for Colleton County was launched this summer with great success. Over 700 kids participated in the “Fun Fins Swim Program.” It was the perfect opportunity for children ages 5 and up to learn essential water safety techniques and earn a certificate of completion. Lessons were provided by certified instructors in small classes to ensure individual attention.
– Town of Yemassee
Police Chief Gregory Alexander of the Yemassee Police Department has dedicated his life to community service and protecting the people of Yemassee.
– Colleton County Fire and Rescue
A resident of Colleton County since 1972, Fire Chief Barry McRoy has served the people of Colleton County for nearly thirty years as a member of the Colleton County Fire and Rescue Department.
in Allendale & Barnwell
In April, the first cohort of 17 graduates completed the Propel Business Lab, a 12 week accelerator course built to support entrepreneurs whose businesses impact Allendale or Barnwell counties, providing them with planning, marketing, and financial management skills.