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2:26 am on Wednesday August 15, 2012

Columnist will Moredock departing Charleston City Paper

Image by Charleston City Paper Will Moredock. After 10 years and 500 columns written, the Charleston City Paper's less conservative columnist Will Moredock is bowing out. In part: I retire from the business of writing a weekly column, but I trust...
12:05 am on Wednesday April 4, 2012

Beaufort City Council approves purchase of Beaufort Commerce Park

TheDigitel While the deal has yet to be closed, on Tuesday all members of Beaufort City Council approved the purchase of the 167-acre Beaufort Commerce Park for $1.85 million. Council also annexed the land near the Marine Corps Air Station into...
1:17 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Beaufort Commerce Park purchase moves full speed ahead; Final vote April 7

TheDigitel The city sent out a press release that kicked off with "Beaufort takes first steps to annex, acquire Commerce Park to boost 'City-building'". Despite criticism, the plan to annex the failed commerce park is moving ahead — and the city...
11:16 pm on Sunday March 25, 2012

Beaufort Commerce Park purchase: Questions, concerns and punditry

Flickr user quinn.anya As expected, old debate threads have returned as the City of Beaufort looks at buying the foreclosed Beaufort Commerce Park for something less than $2 million. I have a pair of links to share pointing to The Island Packet. Up...
1:57 am on Monday June 6, 2011

Island Packet: Despite law's delay, Ridgeland would be wise to cease traffic cameras now

Flickr user jacco de boer The words may not be done yet, but the Packet says Richland ought to be smart enough to get the hint. A case of a tortoise legislature?  If you've been following the nearly never-ending saga of the traffic camera debate...
6:16 am on Sunday July 25, 2010

Shifting priorities from cars to biking and walking on peninsular Charleston

Image by Flickr user Michael Cornelius A nice opinion piece over at The Post and Courier breaks down the major ideas recommended by the Peninsula Task Force on how to shift focus to making sure downtown can handle more biking and walking. Take a...