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10:25 am on Tuesday May 31, 2011

Of the Beaufort-Port Royal area's shrimp issues

Flickr user wordridden A perfect storm of sorts is hanging over the Lowcountry's shrimp season and could serve to destroy an already-struggling industry. According to reports, a cold, cold winter has severely hampered the local shrimp population,...
4:28 am on Friday January 14, 2011

Local filmmaker's documentary takes on the after effects of the Gulf Oil Spill

Image by Jade Sullivan A fishing boat outside of Shaggy’s in Pass Christian, MississippiI've had the pleasure of chatting with local creative Jade Sullivan about the details, her inspiration and the incredible adventure she and her mother have taken...
10:37 am on Tuesday July 20, 2010

Beaufort sharks like the taste of shrimp nets

Flickr user Masilun Taken from the Shrimp Shack on St. Helena Island Area shrimpers say they're seeing an increase in the number of sharks chewing through their shrimp nets. Surely that's what everyone wants to hear: More sharks! Check out the story...
9:59 am on Saturday August 22, 2009

Lowcountry shrimpers still getting squeezed, but there's hope

Image by Flickr user OneEighteen Image by 20090822-shrimp.jpgLocal shrimpers have faced a trio of threats for years: Declining catches, more expensive gas and docking, and increased foreign competition. Read more stories on this subject in our...
10:24 am on Friday May 16, 2008

Behind the scenes on Charleston's waterways

The Charleston City Paper takes a look at those who work the waterways of the Lowcountry in a slideshow on their Web site. The slideshow shares images of life on the water, including a diverse array of the people who depend on it for their...