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12:29 pm on Saturday July 23, 2011

Market Street may be trimmed of unsightly power poles, may be on verge of gum victory

Image by TheDigitel Market Street's gum pole days may be numbered.Sure, vendors and businesses along the City Market have already scored big with the redesign of Charleston's tourist mecca, but the Charleston City Paper notes they may soon be...
6:24 am on Friday July 3, 2009

Scrub-a-dub: Charleston still fighting the gum pole tradition

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20090703-gum.jpg Today, The Post and Courier featured a shot of David Samios who had been spending hours cleaning the infamous "gum poles" at the corner of Market and East Bay streets. I respect the City of...
5:21 am on Wednesday February 11, 2009

City begins to tackle Market's gum poles

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20090211-gum.jpg Yum. Whether you love or hate the gum poles at the corner of Market and East Bay Streets, you should know that the city has started removing the gum. The Post and Courier has the story, an...