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8:30 am on Saturday March 23, 2013

First 'Where the Wild Things Run' 5K set for April 27

The first Where the Wild Things Run 5K will take place at the Caw Caw Interpretive Center in Ravenel at 8:30 a.m. on April 27. The off-road race through the 654-acre cultural preserve is one of a series of races offered this year by the Charleston...
6:27 am on Saturday March 23, 2013

First 'Where the Wild Things Run' 5K set for April 27

Image by Flickr user mogollon_1 The first Where the Wild Things Run 5K will take place at the Caw Caw Interpretive Center in Ravenel at 8:30 a.m. on April 27. The off-road race through the 654-acre cultural preserve is one of a series of races...
2:24 am on Friday September 14, 2012

Conceptual plans revealed for downtown Charleston skate park

Image by Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission The proposed conceptual plans for the park.As the grassroots process continues to secure a site for skateboarding park in downtown Charleston, the Charleston County Park and Recreation...
9:00 am on Saturday June 16, 2012

Skate park for downtown Charleston heads to drawing board

Image by Flickr user A Yen For PaperFor years skateboarding groups have sought a proper place for skateboarding in downtown Charleston. Many thought the day had finally come back in 2011 when the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission said...
1:25 am on Monday December 12, 2011

Charleston parks taking names for 2012's 'Top Dog'

Image by Flickr user Wayan Vota The Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission is once again looking for a Top Dog that will serve as the official mascot of its parks.
3:25 pm on Saturday March 12, 2011

Following dog-on-dog attacks, Charleston County park workers train to spot aggressive behavior

Image by Flickr user mikebaird Instead of banning breeds, Charleston County parks have decided to train workers to spot aggressive dogs over aggressive breeds.  Following the late February attack of a pit bull mix on a small dog at Wannamaker...
5:17 am on Saturday February 26, 2011

McLeod Plantation may finally find a home in Charleston County parks (update: sold!)

Image by Library of CongressUpdate February 26: As promised, The Post and Courier has published a fuller report about the deal and what's next. Red that here. Update February 25: The Post and Courier reports this afternoon that the Historic...
2:20 am on Friday February 18, 2011

781-acre Laurel Hill Plantation looks set to be newest Charleston County park

Image by Flickr user papermakesplanesA massive 781-acre nature park could soon be part of the Charleston County park system thanks to a 100-year deal that seems nearly finalized.  The land is on the outskirts of Mount Pleasant along S.C. 41 and is...
4:47 am on Friday December 31, 2010

Does your dog have what it takes to be the mascot of Charleston parks?

Image by Flickr user Wayan Vota Does your pup love Charleston parks?  If so, know that the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission is looking for a Top Dog that will serve as the official mascot of its parks. The furry ambassador will...
10:47 am on Thursday March 11, 2010

In $2.8 million stretch of land, Charleston County sees a spot for a new park

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission sees a lot of potential, but only has money to buy the land, not develop it. The Post and Courier has the story on what's up (and a map.)

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