The Financial Times, the UK-based paper, currently has a piece about the rise of Charleston as a high-tech hub. Early in the article, writer David Kaufman says:
Beyond the accolades, Charleston is emerging as a southern centre of industriousness as increasing numbers of young creatives – often with families in tow – come to settle here. Equal parts big-city refugees and wayward southern sons, they are arriving both for the sunny skies and nearby beaches, and to participate in the city’s thriving high-tech sector.
It's an interesting and well-written piece. You can read it here.