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6:01 am on Friday May 11, 2012

Bill Muarry, Mayor Riley to be inducted into SAL Hall of Fame

Image by Flickr user djp3000The 53rd Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game that is hosted by the Charleston RiverDogs will have a Lowcountry flavor as Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. and RiverDogs co-owner Bill Murray highlight the South...
2:24 am on Monday January 9, 2012

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, six council members sworn in (updated with speech, video)

Image by Chrys RynearsonUpdate January 10: More than 600 people gathered outside of city hall yesterday to witness the 10th consecutive (and final) swearing in of Charleston's Mayor Joseph P. Riley. During his speech, Riley promised the next four...
4:13 am on Sunday November 13, 2011

With a final term for Mayor Joe Riley, what will come after?

Image by Chrys RynearsonWhile it's a near certainty that the 10th term for Charleston Mayor Joe Riley will be his final, such facts raise a multitude of questions, like what will come after? And that's an iceberg that will take the next four year...
4:18 am on Thursday November 10, 2011

A look back at the 36 year reign of Joe Riley

Image by Live 5 NewsMayor Joe Riley. The name is synonymous with Charleston these days and for good reason. The man, the myth, the legend has been at the helm of this historic city since 1975. Joe Riley swept to victory Tuesday, winning his tenth –...
2:48 am on Sunday October 30, 2011

'A small-time Chicago': Profiling Charleston Mayor Joe Riley

Image by Chrys RynearsonAs Charleston Mayor Joe Riley nears the November 8th election day that will determine if he gets a 10th term in office, a scandal over "anonymous" money in "Citizens for a Better Charleston" has evolved the interest in the...
4:33 am on Sunday June 26, 2011

Historic City Market restoration project is days away from completion (update: opens Monday)

Image by Flickr user slworking2Update June 26: The Post and Courier has followed up on news that the $5.5 million restoration is all but done. In fact, the Charleston City Market opens to the public at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, June 27. (Rennovation on...
7:00 am on Tuesday November 23, 2010

Mayor Riley weighs in on Upper King's inclusion in Second Sundays on King Street

[Editor's note: On November 14th, we posted a letter from Daniel James of Las Olas Oceanmarket where he describes his disappointment with the city of Charleston's exclusion of Upper King Street from the Second Sundays on King Street event.]...
8:39 am on Tuesday November 16, 2010

Mayor Riley to announce CFW 2011, opening of ticket sales

With the anticipation of the holiday shopping season fast approaching, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley will announce Charleston Fashion Week 2011 with a press conference in the heart of Charleston’s boutique district. The public event will be held Monday...
2:48 am on Friday February 26, 2010

President Obama awards Mayor Riley with the National Medal of Arts

President Obama chummed it up with Charleston's very own Mayor Joe Riley yesterday at the White House when he awarded Riley and a handful of other recipients the National Medal of Arts. The prestigious award was granted to our fine Mayor for his...
12:19 pm on Tuesday February 10, 2009

Charleston mayor says gov' should start supporting Obama's plan

Mayor Joe Riley has expressed his support of President Obama’s stimulus package and is saying Governor Mark Sanford should drop his opposition in light of the climbing unemployment rate, which is now nearing 10%. Here's a word from the Charleston...
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