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5:35 am on Saturday March 19, 2011

Another take on South Carolina v. North Charleston rail, and a call to come to the table

Image by Flickr user Michigan Municipal League (MML) Is it time everyone came to the table to work this out?Half-editorial and half-report on the recent Review and Oversight Commission hearing of the contentious North Charleston rail plans, former...
7:51 am on Saturday January 29, 2011

Is a leading telephone survey the latest front in North Charleston rail battle?

Image by Flickr user StartTheDayAs the battle over rail lines in North Charleston continues to be woven, another thread seems to be making its way into the tapestry: Potentially leading telephone surveys.  No one's been able to track down just who's...
2:02 pm on Wednesday September 8, 2010

Report says North Charleston's rail plan would generate $70M annually

Image by Flickr user sonrisa electrica If you could get a copy of all the paper documents produced in this debate, this is what it would look like. Tomorrow's going to be a big day in the ongoing debate about where rail lines should go to service a...
9:24 am on Tuesday September 7, 2010

Norfolk Southern: Rail deal would hurt BMW's Charleston port exports

Image by Flickr user carolinadoug The ongoing battle between North Charleston and Norfolk Southern over rail lines to a new port continues, this time with the rail company saying that the city's plan would impede auto exports of BMW's Greenville...
1:56 am on Thursday August 19, 2010

North Charleston's rail reducing plan continuing to inch forward

Image by Flickr user alpha du centaureThough Norfolk Southern has said no way to North Charleston's big plan to make rail co-exist with its neighborhoods and the new port to be done in 2017, Mayor Keith Summery's plan appears to be inching forward...
8:49 am on Thursday July 15, 2010

Norfolk says no way to North Charleston rail deal (updated x2)

Image by Flickr user Emmett A Tullos III "Crossing" seems to be the apt term. Update July 15, early afternoon: The Charleston Regional Business Journal has produced their own report on the matter that covers much of the same ground as The Post and...
5:47 am on Friday May 1, 2009

North Charleston opposition to more rail remains staunch

Image by Flickr user djaquay Image by 20090501-csx.jpgCharleston County's governing body is backing up North Charleston's stance that putting rail near the waterfront won't stand. Read more stories on this subject in our North Charleston rail...
10:13 am on Sunday April 26, 2009

Talk of lawsuits emerges in debate for North Charleston freight rail

Image by Flickr user jpmueller99 Image by 20090426-csw.jpg Two years ago everyone seemed to care less about rail, but that tune's changed now that gas prices have scared and Charleston has seen a dip in business for poor interconnectivity. The ...
6:34 pm on Sunday October 12, 2008

2,500 more acres to be protected by Land Trust

Image by Flickr user jeffersondavisImage by 20081012forest.jpg All-in-all some 15,000 acres came under protection from development last week, the latest chunk of 2,500 acres also fell in Dorchester County. According to a press release: The...
12:51 pm on Monday August 4, 2008

12,488 acres of South Carolina forest donated to land trust

Image by Lowcountry Open Land TrustImage by 20080804brosnanforest.jpg Brosnan Forest is thick and massive. More photos are available online. Much of Brosnan Forest is going into permanent protection after Norfolk Southern donated it to the...
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