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November 9, 2023

B2B Podcasting

Paying it forward

See how the family of a late business owner and former senator is helping the next generation. Mike Petchenik tells us more in today’s BizBits.

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B2B Stories

Who are you wearing? New women’s clothing shop answers the question

It’s the epitome of creating a small business. Find a need and fill it. Last spring, Angie Richards and Terri Rourk were shopping for new ensembles to wear during the polo season. They couldn’t find what they were looking for and that’s when the idea to create their own shop was born. Curated Clothiers opened on Nov. 1 at 108A Laurens Street in Aiken. Even though the polo season is over for the year, the holidays lie ahead. If you are shopping for yourself or gifts for others, they have

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B2B Stories

Embarking on major growth at the Savannah River Site

Growth with a new mission coming to the Savannah River Site (SRS) will impact communities across the CSRA. That was information Dennis Carr, president and CEO of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), shared at the Nov. 9 Good Morning North Augusta breakfast, sponsored by the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce. Carr began with an overview of recent operations and missions at the site. Currently, there are more than 25,500 people working on the site. That includes SRS employees, the U.S. Department of Energy Environmental Management, the National Nuclear Security Administration,

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Shawna Woodward

Real Talk Real Estate: The delightful perks of owning your own home

Owning your own home is a dream come true for about 65 percent of Americans. Did you know that there are numerous benefits to being a homeowner beyond the freedom to wallpaper your bedroom with cat memes? I actually tried to add cat meme wallpaper in my new house and my daughters quickly vetoed it! Let’s start with the best benefit – building generational wealth. I feel like I am continuously harping on this fact. Owning real estate is like planting a money tree in your backyard. As property values

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Faith

Faith Friday: Mourning Joy

Much of what we learn, growing up is “caught” rather than “taught.” Without a doubt, one of the most powerful and lasting influences and models for us is our mothers. There is also no question that we embrace stories: fiction, non-fiction, historical and biographical. Our world is full of libraries and they are filled with stories. One example, the 223-year-old Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. has over 32 million books in its collection. There is power in words and stories often carry lasting impact. We learn and grow through

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