small business

Columbia leaders announce new Business Friendly Initiatives

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – City leaders say starting and sustaining a business in Columbia should now be easier. Six new friendly business initiatives that were announced by city council members today.  “I’ll say all six of them are very important but parking spaces, grease trap capacity regulations these are all things that could quickly dash somebody’s ambition to open their…

Small Business disaster assistance approved for SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The US Small Business Association has approved Governor Henry McMaster’s request for the agency to offer disaster assistance to small businesses in the state . Small businesses in the state can now qualify for low interest federal disaster loans if they have suffered substantial economic injury. All 46 counties in South Carolina are included in the declaration….

Small Business Association works to give personal care advice

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — Many challenges come with owning a small business, but Monday night business owners were invited to a a panel discussion to alleviate some of the stress that comes along with it. The panel discussion was held at Conver-Space to give those with a business a chance to have a “real talk” about self care and personal…

Help Planned for Small Businesses Affected by VC Summer Layoffs

CHAPIN, S.C. (WOLO) – The South Carolina Small Business Development Center will host a series of upcoming programs, for small businesses affected by the layoffs at VC Summer Nuclear Plant in Jenkinsville. The tools are meant to help small business owners assess their current financial, operational and mental preparedness for the economic challenges that will come in the recovery period….