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4:33 am on Wednesday September 4, 2013

The Southern General joins the Johns Island restaurant scene

Not far from the Wild Olive or the Fat Hen, the Southern General offers more diversity in Johns Island's hearty dining offerings.
10:54 am on Wednesday May 15, 2013

'Superstreet' plan for Johns Island draws mixed reviews

A proposed “superstreet” to improve traffic at U.S. Highway 17 and Main Road at the turnoff to Johns Island didn't score an easy victory with residents on Tuesday.
10:36 pm on Thursday December 13, 2012

Charleston County Council votes to build I-526

Instead of passing the road project to the City of Charleston, on Thursday night Charleston County Council voted to build the much-debated I-526 section through Johns and James islands. The vote was 5-4. Many reports abound, but I'll point you to...
6:36 am on Thursday December 13, 2012

City of Charleston votes for control of stalled I-526 project (Update: Dead in the water?)

Update: Instead of passing the road project to the City of Charleston, county council has voted to build the road. In the face of an organized public resistance to the road project Charleston County Council has previously tried handing off...
8:04 am on Wednesday October 24, 2012

Convoy of Hope coming to Johns Island for families in need

On Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until supplies last, the 2012 Johns Island Convoy of Hope community outreach event will offer complimentary goods and services such as job training, employment opportunities, groceries, haircuts,...
9:27 am on Sunday October 21, 2012

Bluegrass and BBQ: The Harvest Festival is coming to Johns Island

Image by SubmittedLong ago, Southern families would gather each fall to give thanks to the season's bountiful harvest and that celebration would include a day of feasting, music, games and fun. Tthe Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission...
2:55 am on Wednesday October 17, 2012

13 Tennis courts: Rebuilding of Maybank Tennis Center complete

Image by Flickr user DaveMontPhotography At then end of construction — expected in September — there will be five clay courts at the public tennis complex.Update October 17: The reconstruction is complete and the courts will be re-opened with a...
12:59 am on Tuesday September 11, 2012

Survey results add fire over facts to I-526 debate

As the debate over extending I-526 through John and James island continues, a new facet is entering the debate: a public opinion poll. Weighing counter to the hundreds of impassioned opponents to the road that turned up at public meetings, a survey...
8:45 am on Friday August 31, 2012

Reckless: Battle lines sinking in latest round of I-526

Image by SCDOT A proposed alternative to the I-526 reworking as of January 2010.After a vote for $138 million in additional funding for a now $558 million extension of I-526 across Johns and James islands, idealogical battle lines are settling in....
4:10 am on Sunday August 19, 2012

PGA traffic nightmare rolling into I-526 debate as proposal gets more dollars

Image by Staff illustration, base image by Flickr user skalasinc A quick cross section of traffic frustration during the PGA championship on Twitter. It means bring on the construction debate.Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy set a record at the 2012...