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5:28 am on Monday May 21, 2012

Town of James Island officially re-incorporates

Image by James Island, SC Supporters gather for a town organizing event. Update May 21:Today's the big day - the town of James Island has been handed a new certificate of incorporation and the filing period for those wanting to run for office opens...
5:17 am on Wednesday April 25, 2012

Town of James Island once again a town

Image by Flickr user Kclvey Supporters gather for a town organizing event.On Tuesday, residents of James Island for a fourth-time voted to create a Town of James Island — albeit a smaller one that is some two-thirds the size of the last Town of...
1:21 am on Saturday March 3, 2012

Town of James Island to reincorporate for a fourth time at 12,000 people (Update: April 24)

Image by Free James Island Supporters gather for a town organizing event.Update March 3: Plans are moving ahead for James Island to incorporate again and a a Referendum for Incorporation is set for April 24. If the referendum passes, then the...
3:38 am on Tuesday September 13, 2011

As Town of James Island plans reincorporation, Charleston holds an open house (update: some switch)

Image by Flickr user Ben Cooper The city hopes to make things a bit easier for you to get cozy with Charleston.Update September 13: The meeting was held, and The Post and Courier has a report that, most interestingly, gives the vibe for how many...
8:50 am on Sunday September 4, 2011

Town of James Island dissolved; Petition goal for new town reached

Image by Flickr user Alan StantonUpdate September 4: With two weeks left, incorporation advocates reached their goal of 1,500 signatures to form a new town.  However the group has only raised about $6,000 of its $20,000 funding goal. First reporting...
2:33 am on Saturday July 23, 2011

Supreme Court refuses appeal, Town of James Island to be dissolved, reincorporation promised

Image by Flickr user florriebassingbourn The idea, it has been, is that the Town of James Island can be no more whole than this a sheet of paper.On Friday the South Carolina Supreme Court rejected the Town of James Island's appeal against the...
5:30 am on Friday July 15, 2011

James Island survey results: We want our own town, not Charleston

Image by Flickr user Rev Dan CattFollowing the S.C. Supreme Court's ruling that the Town of James Island's incorporation was improper, the town decided to have a survey conducted about what the town's people want. You'll probably not be surprised--...
9:44 am on Sunday July 3, 2011

James Island mayor says 'Just Say No to Joe!', gives update on town's status

Image by Flickr user florriebassingbourn The idea, it has been, is that the Town of James Island can be no more whole than this a sheet of paper.Following the S.C. Supreme Court's ruling that the Town of James Island's incorporation was improper,...
2:11 am on Thursday June 23, 2011

In wake of ruling, James Island accuses Charleston of strategic land grabs

Image by Flickr user florriebassingbourn The idea, it has been, is that the Town of James Island can be no more whole than this a sheet of paper.In the wake of the S.C. Supreme Court's ruling that the Town of James Island's incorporation was...
9:53 am on Saturday September 4, 2010

Shakeups may be in store as Bill Woolsey takes helm of James Island (update: at helm)

Image by Flickr user Mr. Bill Update September 4: Well Woolsey has taken the helm and much of the election tension has evaporated leaving the once smaller questions as the now big ones: like how will the economics teacher split up his time? The Post...

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