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7:03 am on Monday May 19, 2008

Widening of I-26 could start as early as June

The S.C. Department of Transportation plans to embark on a $66 million project to widen the 4-mile stretch of Interstate 26 between Interstate 526 and Ashley Phosphate Road in North Charleston. Officials say the project could begin as early as late...
9:06 am on Sunday May 18, 2008

Charleston Ballet Theatre: Boston Ballet's Spoleto performance in no danger

After the Boston Ballet was forced to take action to downsize by nine members, many feared that it would me a cancellation of their upcoming Charleston performance. But Jill Bahr of the Charleston Ballet Theatre recently reassured the Charleston...
11:05 am on Friday May 16, 2008

Harbor Fest 2008 kicks off in style

Charleston's annual celebration, previously known as the Charleston Maritime Festival, got under way Thursday night as the Amistad was escorted into Charleston Harbor by the other tall ships being featured in the festival: The Spirit of South...
10:09 am on Saturday April 19, 2008

State Senator picks up $30,000 cannon replica

Senate President Pro Tem Glenn McConnell worked with Steen Cannons to get a replica of an 1861 6-pounder cannon made, complete with a metal engraving taken from a cannon made by Tredegar Iron Works for South Carolina. The gun will be fired at the...
8:14 am on Saturday April 19, 2008

Officials: $26M runway expansion needed

Image by Microsoft Live Search Maps, staffImage by 20080429runway.jpg Charleston's longer runway of 9,000 feet will be closed for a year in 2011. Officials says that means we need to lengthen our shorter, 7,000-foot runway. Charleston's airport has...