Charles Williams, a longtime business editor and reporter in Charleston, South Carolina, died July 11 at the age of 78.
A Post and Courier story states, “The younger Williams served in the Navy and joined The News and Courier in 1970 as a sports reporter after working part-time in the circulation department.
“He was state news editor before being promoted to metropolitan editor in 1973 and later became city editor. In December 1980, he was named to fill the newly created position of business editor.
“Afterward, Williams became a business reporter for The Post and Courier, which formed in 1991 when the News and Courier and the affiliated Charleston Evening Post afternoon edition were merged. He retired from the newspaper in 2005 and later founded the Mt. Pleasant Journal.”
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