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10:03 pm on Tuesday August 12, 2014

This is Charleston County's drone

Although it's not the unidentified flying objects over Mt. Pleasant and Daniel Island, this is the drone that Charleston County allegedly only uses for road project surveillance.
10:33 am on Monday July 7, 2014

Horry and Charleston Counties among the top 5 in the state for job creation & new firms

A new report released from the SC Dept of Commerce reveals Horry County was top 5 in the entire state for job creation and for the number of new firms coming to the state. Brad Lofton, President and CEO of Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development...
4:11 pm on Wednesday February 27, 2013

March marks new start of recycling in Charleston

Monday, March 4, will be the first day of a new recycling era in the Holy City, as Charleston County Government and the City of Charleston are teaming up in a collective effort to gather more of business' discarded cardboard boxes in the Downtown...
6:45 am on Saturday January 26, 2013

Charleston County's Food Waste Diversion Program expands to 10 schools

Image by Flickr user kirstyhallCharleston County’s Environmental Management Department continues to grow its food waste composting program through its partnership with Charleston County School District. The Greening Schools Program has expanded to...
5:55 am on Friday January 4, 2013

Renewed debate over cost of special elections following Rep. Tim Scott appointment

Image by Flickr user Katri Niemi Rep. Tim Scott has been sworn into the Senate and now voters in the 1st Congressional District will vote in a special election, but the Charleston County Director of Elections is hopeful that a bill could soon pass...
4:51 am on Friday January 4, 2013

Renewed debate over cost of special elections following Rep. Tim Scott appointment

Rep. Tim Scott has been sworn into the Senate and now voters in the 1st Congressional District will vote in a special election, but the Charleston County Director of Elections is hopeful that a bill could soon pass allowing for more regular dates,...
4:36 am on Wednesday December 26, 2012

Charleston County starts up commercial composting program with a Publix partnership

Image by Flickr user hykuPublix locations in Charleston County are getting a bit more green to match their logo, the grocery store is the first of what county leaders hope will be many more supermarkets to join the "Commercial Food Waste Composting...
7:36 am on Monday October 22, 2012

County expands single stream recycling program to 19,000 additional homes

Image by Flickr user orphanjonesCharleston County’s Environmental Management Department is expanding the single stream residential recycling program again to further efforts to make recycling more convenient for residents. Beginning today, Monday,...
6:38 am on Thursday September 6, 2012

Charleston 101: What to eat, drink, and do in map form

Image by Chrys on GoogleIt can take years to really get a firm grasp on all the places to go and things to do in Charleston. Guides and stories are great to smoothing out that learning curve, but sometimes you just can't beat a birds-eye view. And...
4:14 am on Thursday September 6, 2012

Study: Clemson has $8.5 Million impact on Charleston area

Image by Flickr user dok1 No word on if the impact includes hat sales. In an economic study through 2010 charting Clemson University's impact on dollar, job, and population creation, the university is attributed with creating some $8.5 million in...

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