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3:52 am on Sunday March 25, 2012

A new pedestrian crossing, sign for Newcastle Street

TheDigitel The pedestrian crossing sign at Scott Street doesn't have an easy life. Hoping to improve safety, a new painted crosswalk and pedestrian crossing sign is going up at Newcastle and Bay streets — brings the total of these "pedestrian...
3:18 am on Sunday May 29, 2011

Opining on a bad idea: A forced Beaufort horse carriage monopoly

Flickr user Stuck in Customs In case you missed it, in response to ongoing kerfuffles with Beaufort's horse carriage tours, the city has proposed instituting a forced monopoly. The general idea being that if there's just one operator and there's...
9:35 am on Wednesday April 14, 2010

Council wants carriages off streets for Blue Angels noise, operators want a test (update: compromise found)

Image by Flickr user gail des jardin Update April 14: The Post and Courier's David Slade is reporting that a compromise has been reached with the carriage operators getting something for next year; get the news here. First reporting: With the Blue...
11:53 am on Saturday April 10, 2010

A broken buggy on King

A curious photo over at The Post and Courier of a busted horse-drawn carriage being pushed onto a trailer on King Street -- I can only think how much more arduous this process must have been when carriages were still in common use. See the photo...
2:30 pm on Thursday July 2, 2009

Downtown carriage companies under intense scrutiny

Image by Flickr user billreadImage by 20090702-horses.jpg Tourism management director Vanessa Turner-Maybank noted "myriad problems" after inspections of downtown carriage tour companies this May. Read more stories on this subject in our carriages...