Businesses can apply for credit monitoring today
A program similar to one set up for South Carolina taxpayers when news that the state Dept. of Revenue hacking scandal broke last week opens to state businesses today. Visit for more information and to sign up. In addition, more news continues to develop around the scandal, which could affect more than 4.5 million taxpayer records.
Sources: Post and Courier, The State, Greenville News

Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Rescue receives surprise $10k donation
Divers at the South Carolina Aquarium delivered a surprise check for $10,000 from the Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman law firm designated for the center’s Sea Turtle Rescue program, which is working to tackle the state’s second-busiest “stranding” season in history.
Sources: ABC News 4

Blackbaud reports 28% increase in revenue
Daniel Island-based Blackbaud Inc. announced Thursday increased revenue year over year and brought in $2.8 million in net income for the third quarter.
Sources: Charleston Regional Business Journal

Delia Ephron to speak at Jewish Bookfest Sunday
Screenwriter Delia Ephron of You’ve Got Mail and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants fame, just to name two films in her oeuvre, will be on hand Sunday at the Jewish Bookfest at the JCC in West Ashley.
Sources: Charleston City Paper

Roper Hospital to shift baby delivery
With the number of babies delivered at the peninsula Roper Hospital decreasing, the medical center’s parent group plans to shift baby delivery to nearby Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in West Ashley.
Sources: Post and Courier

Some on edge over DeMint’s ascendence
Some transportation special interests are nervous about the prospect that U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint could become the ranking Republican on the Senate Commerce committee.
Sources: Politico

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