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5:14 am on Saturday September 7, 2013

Work set for rail-to-trail connection between Port Royal's Old Village and Beaufort

Work should begin next week on the Spanish Moss Trail's next segment, a 2.27 mile path along the old Port Royal Railroad path from the Old Village up to Allison Road, connecting Port Royal and Beaufort in a new way.
9:17 am on Tuesday April 16, 2013

Spanish Moss Trail to advance more quickly to Port Royal

Those behind the Spanish Moss Rail Trail have decided to use grant funding to first expand the trail from its current southern end at Allison Road towards Ribaut Road in Port Royal.
12:13 pm on Monday March 11, 2013

More folks taking the Charleston Amtrak train

The number of passengers taking Amtrak is continuing to grow across the nation, but the local numbers are also on the up and up. The Post and Courier writes that some 84,000 took a train from North Charleston, that's up from 50,000 in 1997 — that's...
8:12 am on Monday March 11, 2013

More folks taking the Charleston Amtrak train

The number of passengers taking Amtrak is continuing to grow across the nation, but the local numbers are also on the up and up. The Post and Courier writes that some 84,000 took a train from North Charleston, that's up from 50,000 in 1997 — that's...
6:06 am on Saturday October 6, 2012

Work on first leg of Beaufort rail trail nears completion

Flickr user Rob Milsom Efforts to shape the first mile of The Spanish Moss Trail from Depot to Allison roads continues and on Friday, local company Preservation Tree Care volunteered several hours of time to clean up brush around the rail depot,...
8:29 am on Monday May 7, 2012

Going to Spoleto? Don't miss Natalie Daise.

Natalie's Daise's original play, "Becoming Harriet Tubman" has been selected by the Piccolo Spoleto Festival of Charleston to run during the internationally-recognized festival. But first, she is giving one night to Beaufort, her home town,...
4:44 am on Friday September 2, 2011

With a new Amtrak station in the works, what to do with the old one? (updated)

Update August 2: Live 5 News made it out to the meeting where the idea of a revamp was welcomed. As were ideas like converting it to a civil rights museum or using the location for a farmers market. I'll point you to their video report for a look at...
9:29 am on Sunday July 17, 2011

What would you do with a train car from the Port Royal Railroad

Courtesy Town of Port Royal When you hear of the Port Royal Railroad these days you think less of rail cars and more of the rails-to-trails debate. But one of the rolling iron boxes lives on in downtown Port Royal on Paris Avenue, the caboose (...
9:44 am on Sunday June 5, 2011

In North Charleston rail fight, S.C. senator says: Sue and we'll strip your funding (update: backtrack)

Image by Flickr user Taylor.McBride™ Update June 5: In a turnabout, S.C. Senator Larry Grooms, R-Bonneau, has dropped his support from the measure and apologized to North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey. NBC News 2 has a brief with the news; read...
4:14 am on Saturday March 5, 2011

In North Charleston rail battle: Realtors ask for Haley to weigh in

Image by Flickr user Daniel Alexander-Head Some more direction in the battle could help.Hoping to find an ally to avert rail from Park Circle and — perhaps more so — to avert a prolonged lawsuit that leaves property rights and the future of...

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