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6:23 am on Friday September 23, 2011

Grant provides for high-tech baggage screening at MYR

photo by flickr member rcolonna Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) announces the receipt of a $6.2 million grant from the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) for a baggage screening system for the terminal capacity enhancement project. The...
8:44 am on Wednesday March 2, 2011

Train station screening in Savannah raises questions, concerns; TSA answers

ffbgab85 Transportation Security Administration officials made an appearance at Savannah's Amtrak train station last week, and caused quite an online stir after they began patting down people who had already disembarked the train. The key to that...
3:01 am on Friday May 7, 2010

TSA preparing to upgrade Charleston's airport security

Image by Flickr user steubenThe Charleston International Airport has always been a breeze to handle, from baggage check-in to security screening. But according to the head honchos at the Transportation Security Administration, high tech upgrades in...
6:40 am on Sunday January 3, 2010

Joe Wilson, other House reps from S.C. worked to block airport body scans

Image by Flickr user Stuck in Customs This one's a bit of political footnote as the bill was never considered by the U.S. Senate, but three of South Carolina's Republican reps to the U.S. House worked to block widespread use of full body scans that...
2:59 am on Sunday December 27, 2009

Plan for extra security screening at Charleston airport

Image by Flickr user steubenIf you're planning on flying out of Charleston International Airport, you may see added delays and new procedures when going through security checkpoints after the foiled terrorist attempt on Christmas Day to destroy an...