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10:40 am on Tuesday June 25, 2013

S.C., Ga. work on joint port still inching along

Plans for a Jasper County terminal along the Savannah River continue to progress, but at a pace far too slow for many.
3:50 am on Wednesday October 17, 2012

Years later, those in charge of Jasper port effort agree to study river's basics

Flickr user Andrew Albertson This is a long way away from reality in Jasper County. Two years back I wrote about how surprisingly slow progress has been on a long sought port in Jasper County, and it seems little had changed. The Charleston Regional...
2:06 am on Friday March 2, 2012

S.C. lawmakers looks to 'roll back' Savannah River deepening OK (Update: Law)

Image by Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update March 2: With little surprise, the Senate has joined the House in overriding Gov. Nikki Haley's veto. The Senate voted 39-0 and the House 111-1 to defeat Haley's attempt to keep S.C. DHEC's rules with...
12:00 am on Friday March 2, 2012

S.C. lawmakers looks to 'roll back' Savannah River deepening OK (Update: Law)

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update March 2: With little surprise, the Senate has joined the House in overriding Gov. Nikki Haley's veto. The Senate voted 39-0 and the House 111-1 to defeat Haley's attempt to keep S.C. DHEC's rules with regard to...
11:50 am on Wednesday January 4, 2012

In port deepening debate, funding once again halted for a Jasper Port (updated with video)

Image by Flickr user Dr. Jaus Update January 4: In the video above, Jim Newsome, CEO of the S.C. State Ports Authority, and Andrew Fulghum, county administrator for Jasper County, discuss plans to develop a container terminal on the South Carolina...
5:19 am on Tuesday January 3, 2012

In port deepening debate, funding once again halted for a Jasper Port (Updated)

Flickr user Dr. Jaus Update January 3: No new news on this one, but loads of context. The Times and Democrat has chimed in to back up the notion that Jasper economic development has fallen prey to politics, in part: The Jasper concept has been...
6:50 am on Friday December 9, 2011

S.C. goes to war on self, following deal to deepen the Savannah port (Update: Fire on Haley)

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update December 9: With a 7-3 vote, senators cleared Gov. Nikki Haley's staff of any undue influence in the Savanna port-gate. But many of the Senators still believe that Haley herself had a hand in getting the DHEC...
2:46 am on Friday December 9, 2011

S.C. goes to war on self, following deal to deepen the Savannah port (Update: Fire on Haley)

Image by Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. The Savannah River seems to be running red these days.Update December 9: With a 7-3 vote, senators cleared Gov. Nikki Haley's staff of any undue influence in the Savanna port-gate. But many of the Senators...
10:09 am on Thursday November 17, 2011

Charleston port chief: S.C. Shipping cargo must be doubled

Flickr user light_arted There's no hiding it: While the shipping industry as a whole has been hurt in recent years, Charleston's competitive edge has been sliding even harder. And so S.C. State Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome has laid out a goal...
3:05 am on Thursday November 17, 2011

Charleston port chief: S.C. Shipping cargo must be doubled

Image by Flickr user light_artedThere's no hiding it: While the shipping industry as a whole has been hurt in recent years, Charleston's competitive edge has been sliding even harder. And so S.C. State Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome has laid out...

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