Ever since the CompUSA closings, South Carolina has definitely been lacking as far as Apple retailers go. We're one of those states without an official Apple Store, until now. According to a local news source in Charleston, South Carolina, an Apple Store is in the works and the permit application has already been submitted. The store has been planned, and hiring has already begun, but everything else has been kept quiet. According to the job listing, the store will be located on King Street in the downtown area. I am sure that I speak for most Mac users in South Carolina when I say that this store has been long awaited and much appreciated.
Charleston.net has a full article with pictures.