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6:55 am on Thursday May 30, 2013

Tick uncovered in shipment to Port of Charleston

Inspection of a shipment of work gloves from Pakistan uncovered this quarter-inch sized tick of the Argas species that is known for carrying the West Nile Virus.
4:59 am on Thursday May 30, 2013

Charleston port seeing more shipping activity

The S.C. State Ports Authority reported year-over-year increases to its container volumes.
3:45 am on Thursday December 20, 2012

Lines grow at local post offices as final shipping dates for Christmas near

Image by Flickr user zackjones Packages queue up for their holiday trek.No surprises here, Christmas is fast approaching and lines at local post office branches are fast growing. As for getting your package there in time for the Christmas morning...
12:41 am on Thursday December 20, 2012

Lines grow at local post offices as final shipping dates for Christmas near

Flickr user zackjones Packages queue up for their holiday trek. No surprises here, Christmas is fast approaching and lines at the Beaufort post office branches are fast growing. As for getting your package there in time for the Christmas morning...
12:55 am on Sunday September 16, 2012

A chat with the Charleston port leader about successes and challenges

Image by Flickr user r_bowley Last week I wrote how although Charleston ports were once again bosting of a good year of great growth, they were still in many ways making up lost ground — something that could keenly be seen in how the once smaller...
11:26 am on Monday July 9, 2012

S.C. Ports Authority considering 'inland' port (Update: It is)

Image by Flickr user VaDOT Rail line connecting to the Norfolk International Terminals at the Port of Virginia. Update: The Ports Authority is indeed looking to set up a rail based inland port in Greenville area, specifically Greer. The Charleston...
2:32 am on Tuesday June 19, 2012

Port of Charleston to see major investment as battle with Savannah continues

Image by Flickr user r_bowleyWhile container shipping volume continues to rebound and a political battle is fought for federal dollars to deepen the Charleston Harbor, the Port of Charleston has announced major capital investments to the tune of $...
8:53 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Shopping to benefit Charleston Autism Academy!

Charleston Autism Academy and Stella & Dot stylist, Leigh Ann Garrett have teamed up to raise funds during the month of April!! We have two beautiful bracelets featured this month at just $39 each, with 20% of company sales going to the national...
5:07 am on Wednesday March 21, 2012

In Charleston, export shipping catches up to imports

Image by Flickr user r_bowley It's an unusual bit of news in the massive importer that is the United States, the Port of Charleston has seen its export cargo reach parity with imports — and the port expects export growth to continue to grow faster.
4:22 am on Thursday February 16, 2012

Tons of used medical clothing reportedly shipped from Brazil to Charleston

Image by Flickr user Francisco Javier Argel (Updates at the bottom.) Ready for the strangest news story you'll hear about this month? There's a purported ship coming from Brazil to Charleston with 46.6 tons of medical waste on board. If you're...

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