Encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit

It was a copy of a speech given at his alma mater, Hillsdale College, in November of 1998 that started it all. James Bailey, most well known for the three terms he served as an SC State House Representative, is the founder of the non-profit company YEScarolina, a local program which encourages entrepreneurship in today’s […]

YEScarolina, together with Waste Management & FMU hosting work shop for Marion County Unemployed

Francis Marion University is now accepting applications for a free workshop for 25 residents of Marion County on how to become self employed or a better employee. “The program will provide them with the tools they need to start a business themselves,” Manager of Kelley’s Small Business Institute at FMU Brianna Zhang said.  “And if […]

High-achieving 14-year-old who runs business called Handykid is named Entrepreneur of Year by YEScarolina

Making repairs and negotiating deals comes naturally to 14-year-old Jerome Smalls. The Zucker Middle School eighth-grader learned how to fix things from his grandfather, Papa, who’s made a career in construction- related jobs, and Smalls’ knack for business is innate. He combined the two skills to launch a business, The Handykid, and he spent most […]