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Software Firm Targets Behavior Health Care

When Mark Essex graduated from Clemson with a computer science degree, he and his wife, Karen, moved to Atlanta to pursue job opportunities. She took a position as a methadone counselor in a clinic operated entirely on pen and paper with no computer system.

Pure Genius

We’ve all seen them: The ads for medications that seem to have more side effects than actual effects. Seemingly every drug has a litany of possible negative consequences to go along with whatever help they’re supposed to give. Do you ever wonder why these side effects exist or where they come from? Drs. Scott Husson and Jinxiang Zhou can tell you at least one of the common causes: impurities.

In the Spirit(s): Mainstreaming Moonshine

Moonshine. White Lightning. Hooch. White Whiskey. Corn Liquor. Homebrew. Mountain Dew. ‘Shine. If you’re from the South, no doubt you’ve heard of it or may have even known someone who used to make it, though you’d probably never own up to the fact publicly. Until now.

State’s Restaurants Cooking

Just as surely as workers build your transportation, they build your taste buds, and in South Carolina’s perhaps-too-successful restaurant industry, meal manufacturers are facing the same growing labor demands that other industries do these days.

Lessons From The Trenches

I’ve often joked that people hear about successful businesses creating tremendous wealth and value, and they wonder how it happened and why they didn’t do it themselves. The secret, of course, is that for most people, the idea of quitting a job, taking no salary, and risking almost everything sounds insane…and understandably so.

Film Studio Coming Into Focus

A film-production company, KOOLFLIX, opens a high-end soundstage in Greenville this month, thanks to a veteran actor and videographer who has worked from Times Square to Tinseltown.

Customization + Ecommerce = Customers

E-commerce is steadily taking more and more of the consumer’s wallet every year. For millennials and future generations, purchasing online is the norm, and traditional retail will simply have to adjust.

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