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1:00 pm on Tuesday May 17, 2011

Watson Hill tract annexation finalized

Image by Flickr user North CharlestonNorth Charleston has established the land across the Ashely River off of S.C. Highway 61, ending the Waston Hill annexation. In June 2005, North Charleston City Council voted to annex five vacant plots of land in...
2:22 pm on Saturday July 10, 2010

Huge swath of Ashley River district to fall under preservation easement

Image by Flickr user willia4 A $500,000 grant from the S.C. Conservation Bank locks in 1,274 acres of the rural area as a protected land.  Head on over to The Post and Courier for the story. It's funny how much things change in just a couple years....
3:52 am on Friday July 31, 2009

New set of plans being drawn up for Watson Hill's 6,600 acres

New plans are being brewed for a Dorchester tract of land after the original and hotly contested plans for the 6,600-acre area died.   [gmap markers=blue::32.92167292013293,-80.20912170410156 |zoom=10 |center=32.997146486287726,-80.16586303710938 |...
8:55 am on Monday June 29, 2009

Massive tract of Dorchester land gets a second chance at development

After the massive land deal went south back in January, MeadWestvaco has wound up owning the 6,600-acre East Edisto tract once again. [gmap markers=blue::32.92167292013293,-80.20912170410156 |zoom=10 |center=32.997146486287726,-80.16586303710938 |...
6:40 pm on Saturday January 3, 2009

Battle over 6,600-acre Dorchester development ends with a whimper

[gmap markers=blue::32.92167292013293,-80.20912170410156 |zoom=10 |center=32.997146486287726,-80.16586303710938 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] For four years a battle has raged over Watson Hill, a would-be 6,600-acre...
8:22 am on Monday May 19, 2008

S.C. Supreme Court rules in favor of North Charleston in annexation battle

The state Supreme Court ruled that North Charleston had the right to annex the Barry tract because Summerville failed to give proper notice for a hearing on a prior annexation of the tract, rendering it invalid, The Post and Courier is reporting....