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About The Port South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) operates oceanside and inland terminals throughout the state with facilities in Charleston, Dillon, Georgetown and Greer. SCPA makes a $63.4 billion economic impact on South Carolina each year and creates 1 in 10 SC jobs, according to a study from the University of South Carolina. Port-supported jobs pay nearly 32% higher than the state’s average annual salary.
S.C. Ports continues to drive economic growth in South Carolina, serving as a key competitive advantage for the state and supporting the state’s thriving business community. Port operations account for 10% of the state’s economy and generate $1.1 billion in tax revenue annually for the state.
SC Port President and CEO Jim Newsome made this statement via Twitter after joining 'The Kelly Golden Show' 94.3 WSC:
'@SCPorts operating business as usual. We were fortunate in the planning of our new office to incorporate standing height work stations which afford great privacy, an on site cafeteria, and an on site nurse practitioner and assistant from @MUSChealth to assist us.'
Take a listen to Jim's live interview with host Kelly Golden on the Lowcountry's news leader, 94.3 WSC.