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9:10 am on Wednesday May 18, 2011

City of North Charleston makes good, sues over S.C. rail plan (further legal action)

Image by Flickr user --mike--Update May 18: North Charleston Mayor R. Keith Summey, City Council, and the city’s legal team held a press conference this morning during which the Mayor announced another legal challenge to halt the construction of a...
6:35 am on Wednesday January 12, 2011

North Charleston rail fight steps up (update: neighborhood meeting, video, Facebook)

Image by Flickr user M-A-V Not a happy scene near these tracks. Original posting, updates are at the bottom: When a city's mayor (and other regional mayors) have publicly backed one plan and the state decided to go ahead and do it the other way...
4:45 am on Wednesday January 5, 2011

Perspective on land takeover and North Charleston rail (update: Concerns for Park Circle)

Image by TheDigitelFirst reporting, updates are at the bottom: Fears and suspicions have run high since the mask was pulled back and it was revealed that the state Department of Commerce was behind the takeover of Noisette land and they would use it...
1:56 am on Thursday August 19, 2010

North Charleston's rail reducing plan continuing to inch forward

Image by Flickr user alpha du centaureThough Norfolk Southern has said no way to North Charleston's big plan to make rail co-exist with its neighborhoods and the new port to be done in 2017, Mayor Keith Summery's plan appears to be inching forward...