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8:52 am on Thursday September 18, 2014

SC House looking for solutions to state's domestic violence problem

Domestic violence is getting a lot more attention lately because of the video of NFL player Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancée, but it's been a problem in South Carolina for decades, with the state ranked second-worst in the country for the rate of...
10:48 am on Tuesday September 9, 2014

South Carolina ranks #2 in rate of women murdered by men

South Carolina ranked second in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 2.06 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) reportWhen Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2012 Homicide Data. This is the 17th year...
10:24 am on Thursday April 3, 2014

South Carolina ranks 6th in women owned businesses

via GreenvilleOnline: More South Carolina women are opting to be their own bosses. The number of women-owned firms in the state grew to 114,500 or 78.3 percent between 1997 and 2014, according to the fourth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses ...
10:13 am on Thursday April 3, 2014

Garage Party

April 24, 2014 5:30pm This ladies only event features topics including basic motorcycle controls, how to fit a motorcycle to a rider’s ergonomic needs, how to pick up a motorcycle and how to gear up for the ride with Harley-Davidson MotorClothes....
5:07 am on Thursday August 1, 2013

Wine, Women and Shoes benefit

National charity, Wine, Women & Shoes, is pleased to bring their fundraising event to Charleston with an afternoon filled with strappy stilettos and Sauvignon Blanc to benefit the Florence Crittendon Programs of South Carolina.  On October 6,...
9:26 pm on Wednesday April 17, 2013

North Myrtle Beach self-defense workshop for females

Any female looking for pointers on how to defend herself can attend an event the North Myrtle Beach Police Department is sponsoring on April 20. A news release from the North Myrtle Beach Police Department stated the cost is $27 per person or $25...
12:19 pm on Monday March 4, 2013

Parris Island celebrates 70 years of female Marines

On March 1 Parris Island celebrated 70 years of the continuous service of female Marines in the Corps.
6:22 am on Friday July 27, 2012

Low Country Harley-Davidson to host local women-only "Garage Party"

Image by Flickr user matthiasschackFemale motorcyclists have been the fastest growing demographic in the motorcycle industry since 1990, when women represented just three percent of riders. Today, women represent 23 percent of all motorcyclists, and...
9:26 am on Tuesday July 17, 2012

South Carolina Women Business Center's Monthly Networking Forum

Meet and get great ideas from other women like yourself. This event on Tuesday, July 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. is an opportunity for new and existing business owners to meet other area women in business, share success stories, learn about what others...
9:22 am on Tuesday July 17, 2012

South Carolina Women Business Center's Women's Leadership Institute

Women are uniquely qualified to  use both/and thinking, and polarity thinking provides an easy-to-use system for bringing clarity to leadership complexity and dilemmas. It helps you convert intuitive wisdom into explicit understanding of the whole...