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9:32 am on Thursday April 3, 2014

Relocating? Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort areas among nation's most popular

It's not a secret: South Carolina's Lowcountry is a fast growing and an ever-so popular spot to move to — but notable is just how popular all three of it's coastal community hubs are to relocate to, ranking in the top 60 spots nationwide. Estimates...
4:59 am on Monday July 2, 2012

Local population growth propels Grand Strand area to '10 Fastest Growing Metro Areas'

Flickr User: .m for matthijs Generally South Carolina areas were growing, but more rural areas of the state saw population losses. The latest update comes from U.S. Census population estimates from April 2010 to July 2011; the Grand Strand area was...
3:06 am on Sunday July 1, 2012

Beaufort area growing, City of Beaufort making up lost ground

Flickr user .m for matthijs Generally South Carolina areas were growing, but more rural areas of the state saw population losses. Amongst towns with 1,000 or more inhabitants, the Beaufort area was the fourth fastest growing in South Carolina,...
3:06 am on Sunday July 1, 2012

Charleston area leading state in population growth and amongst faster in nation

Image by Flickr user .m for matthijs Amongst towns with 50,000 or more inhabitants, the Charleston area scored near the upper 10th percentile and lead the state for growth — with North Charleston leading the state and local area. The latest update...
6:14 am on Monday August 22, 2011

College of Charleston students literally feel the housing squeeze

Image by TheDigitelThere are two clashing realities for College of Charleston students: A relatively finite amount of downtown housing, and a nearly always increasing freshmen class size. Even if you've never been a College of Charleston student, if...
1:55 am on Thursday June 30, 2011

Redistricting is here in South Carolina; Odds high for a new Coastal District (update: conflict, gridlock)

S.C. House The current plan as of May 22. Update June 30: In a cunning maneuver, a group of Republicans and Democrats in the S.C. Senate managed to vote through a plan that would have the new 7th Congressional District made up of a hodgepodge of I-...
1:23 am on Monday May 9, 2011

Reshaping S.C. politics: Detailed 2010 Census data is in (update: Beaufort getting older)

Update May 9: The Packet has an article in its newspaper today which analyzes the county's steady growth in age. According to the census, more than 33% of Beaufort County citizens qualify for senior citizen discounts. Also, the number of people in...
2:30 pm on Wednesday April 20, 2011

Reshaping S.C. politics: Detailed 2010 Census data due this week (update: redistricting may marginalize blacks)

Image by Flickr user .m for matthijs Update April 20: Talk is that South Carolina's redistricting marginalize the African-American population. According to an article in the Charleston City Paper, the state's redistricting has created racial...
7:30 am on Wednesday April 6, 2011

Despite county growth, City of Beaufort's population rise remains slow (update: Beaufort Gazette chimes in)

Flickr user debcll Update, April 6: The Beaufort Gazette has an interesting editorial published in the April 6 edition of the newspaper applauding the city's "ambitious" plans to attract more people to the area. Follow this link to give that...
5:11 am on Sunday April 3, 2011

Could Tim Scott soon be Beaufort County's U.S. House Rep?

Flickr user Doug DuCap Food and Travel With the census numbers in and redistricting on everyone's mind, a visit to Beaufort County by freshman Congressman Tim Scott, R-Charleston, has everyone wondering: What if Joe Wilson is out and Scott is in?...

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