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10:31 pm on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Charleston one-year alcohol ban for new bars advances

Hoping to address the perceived chaos that Charleston's explosion in bars has brought, city council has passed a first reading of a one-year ban on permits for alcohol between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m. on portions of King, Meeting, and Market streets. The...
3:23 am on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Charleston has new plan to limit bar crowds

The proposed odrinance is the city's latest take to control after-midnight pouring of alcohol. It will be discussed tonight, August 20.
9:54 pm on Tuesday March 18, 2014

Skateboarders have new rules in Charleston

Charleston City Council voted in new rules, which include a ban on skateboarding down King, Meeting, Broad, East Bay, and Calhoun streets, among other regulations.
8:03 pm on Wednesday October 9, 2013

Charleston also bans texting while driving

Charleston City Council has joined the Town of Mount Pleasant and a number of other municipalities around S.C. to ban texting and any use of handheld communication devices while driving.
5:31 am on Wednesday June 5, 2013

A quick history: The bar industry's often loosing battle with Charleston City Hall

From restricted opening hours to smoking bans, the late-night entertainment regulation bill will likely join the list of City of Charleston regulation that has spelled doom for a number of beloved bars.
10:42 am on Wednesday May 22, 2013

Low-income housing coming to Concord Park site

In 1989 Hurricane Hugo devastated not only Charleston but an entire block of low-income housing near where the S.C. Aquarium now stands. The City of Charleston has now agreed to build low-income housing for seniors on much of the Concord Park area.
5:29 am on Monday March 18, 2013

A look at how much City of Charleston employees earn

State law requires that public groups disclose the names of those that make more than $50,000 per year, and The Post and Courier has updated it's online database of names, listing the $162,816 that Mayor Joe Riley makes all the way down to the just...
1:31 am on Monday March 18, 2013

A look at how much City of Charleston employees earn

Image by Flickr user Johnny Vulkan State law requires that public groups disclose the names of those that make more than $50,000 per year, and The Post and Courier has updated it's online database of names, listing the $162,816 that Mayor Joe Riley...
10:19 am on Saturday March 2, 2013

Smoke free rules now in effect for Charleston hospital district

Smoking is now banned by the City of Charleston on sidewalks and streets near MUSC and Roper St. Francis.
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...

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