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10:36 pm on Thursday December 13, 2012

Charleston County Council votes to build I-526

Instead of passing the road project to the City of Charleston, on Thursday night Charleston County Council voted to build the much-debated I-526 section through Johns and James islands. The vote was 5-4. Many reports abound, but I'll point you to...
6:36 am on Thursday December 13, 2012

City of Charleston votes for control of stalled I-526 project (Update: Dead in the water?)

Update: Instead of passing the road project to the City of Charleston, county council has voted to build the road. In the face of an organized public resistance to the road project Charleston County Council has previously tried handing off...
2:59 am on Saturday July 14, 2012

Proposed I-526 expansion remains stalled and lacking in dollars

It's been well over a year since Charleston County voted to abandon the contentious I-526 expansion through James and Johns islands to West Ashley and then voted to turn project management back over to the S.C. DOT — and it seems little more has...
7:12 am on Tuesday June 5, 2012

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Training and Events June Entrepreneurial Development: Creating Revenue through Customer SatisfactionDiscover how these tools can grow your business.   Curious about how improved customer service and employee  engagement can  impact the bottom line?...
9:45 am on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Carolina Youth Development Center Receives $175,000 Grant

(North Charleston, South Carolina) -- Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) has been awarded a PropelNext grant of $175,000 over 18 months from the Edna McConnell ClarkFoundation, and will also receive expert strategic consulting assistance to...
9:11 am on Thursday May 17, 2012

North Charleston Arts Festival Judged Fine Art & Photography Competition Winners Announced

Fine artists and amateur and professional photographers from across the state were invited to participate in the 2012 Judged Fine Art and Judged Photography Competitions & Exhibitions, presented annually as a component of the North Charleston...
10:37 am on Monday April 2, 2012

LOCAL AND NATIONAL ECO-FRIENDLY DESIGNERS TO DEBUT AT THIS YEARS CHARLESTON ECO FASHION EVENT!

The second edition of the Charleston Eco Fashion Event will kick off Saturday, April 21st at the Michael Mitchell Gallery from 7:00pm to 9:00pm with an impressive lineup of environmentally-friendly runway shows.  The event seeks to promote...
5:25 am on Thursday March 8, 2012

A closer look at the proposed I-526 construction impacts

While the contentious I-526 expansion through James and Johns island to West Ashley remains in political limbo, The Post and Courier took a side step to look more closely on who and where the development zone would fall. The paper offers up a...
2:18 pm on Sunday April 10, 2011

Government shutdown's impact on the Lowcountry (update: deal, but S.C. GOP reps vote no deal)

Image by Flickr user paigehUpdate April 10: Here's your political fodder for this one: While more Democrat House member voted against the budget compromise than Republicans (42 v. 28), all five of South Carolina's GOP Reps voted no. That is, in...
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