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7:38 am on Wednesday April 9, 2014

Bill would prohibit SC colleges from using lottery money on buildings

It probably comes as a surprise to most South Carolinians who think state lottery money is for improving K-12 schools and providing college scholarships, but lottery money can be used on buildings or maintenance. A bill to prohibit that passed a...
10:35 am on Tuesday November 20, 2012

Folly Beach Fishing Pier undergoes maintenance

Image by Flickr user c.harnishA maintenance project is under way at the Folly Beach Edwin S. Taylor Pier. The project will require occasional portions of the 17-year-old pier proper, as well as the diamond head platform at the pier’s end, to close...
10:26 am on Monday June 25, 2012

Beaufort water may take on an 'earthy' smell

Flickr user arun skariah Water users of Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority may note an "earthy" smell over the next month, but the water is still safe to use as normal. The odor is caused by algae growth in the Authority's canal and...
1:14 pm on Wednesday March 28, 2012

CARTA drivers, staff bring home awards for excellence

Today, The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) recognized several representatives for their accomplishments in transportation during the monthly board meeting.  Dock Fogle, a fixed bus operator with 37 years experience, was...
7:00 am on Tuesday February 14, 2012

Presidential plane spotted in the Charleston skies

Image by Flickr user AV8PIX Christopher EbdonIf you looked up in the sky on Monday and thought you saw Air Force One roaring overhead, you were right. The plane, which did not have any passengers on board, is one of two Boeing 747 aircraft assigned...
3:59 am on Monday October 31, 2011

Charleston doing faster, cheaper fixes on sidewalk woes

Image by Flickr user elycefeliz A rather mild example of sidewalk issues in Charleston.Charleston sidewalks, they're almost a case study in problems you can have. The city is old, the ground is often landfill and sinks, many different types of...
3:40 am on Sunday May 8, 2011

Insight on just why Charleston's sidewalks are often so bumpy

Image by Flickr user Matt Carman A rather mild example of sidewalk issues in Charleston.Charleston is not a city where I'd want to be in charge of sidewalk maintenance. Off the top of my head, a top five list of reasons not to: Sidewalks are often...
10:51 am on Friday February 18, 2011

Calhoun Street library closing temporarily for maintenance

Image by Flickr user Mr. T in DCThe Main Branch of the Charleston County Public Library at 68 Calhoun Street will be closed from Saturday, February 26th through Monday, February 28th for maintenance. The 13-year-old building’s cooling towers will be...
12:44 pm on Friday December 3, 2010

Beaufort water treatment temporarily changing, expect slight smell and taste change

Flickr user arun skariah [Ed's note, frist published November 24 but bumped to the top incase you've been noticing a funky taste and smell.] To conduct maintenance, The Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority is planning to temporarily change...
11:40 am on Monday November 2, 2009

Volunteer your time to help beautify downtown Charleston parks

Image by Flickr user programwitchImage by 20091102-garden.jpg Downtown Charleston's parks are almost due for their yearly maintenance and the Charleston Parks Conservancy as well as the Park Angels are looking for a little help. On November 4th,...
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