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12:52 pm on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Charlestowne Hotels Announces Summer Specials for US Military

Charlestowne Hotels 28 Bridgeside Blvd Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 873.972.1400   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2012     CHARLESTOWNE HOTELS OFFERS SUMMER SPECIALS TO U.S. MILITARY CHARLESTON, SC – In appreciation for their...
3:24 am on Wednesday May 9, 2012

Harbor Island Bridge briefly closed in boat collision (Updated)

YouTube user "TheReyFamily" Update: The Island Packet offers a follow up report that notes little damage was imparted to the bridge or boat and that a crew member's injuries are not life-threatening.  Yesterday the shrimp boat "The Brown-Eyed Girl...
1:00 am on Friday March 12, 2010

At dock

Image by Palmetto Max Shrimp boats at dock in Shem Creek.
3:23 am on Saturday October 10, 2009

Shem Creek shrimp boats continue to disappear

Image by Flickr user CB Photography It's a trend that is unfortunately no longer shocking, but the shrimp boat tradition that has help make Shem Creek so picaresque continues to dry up. Read more stories on this subject in our shrimping topic...
4:37 am on Tuesday June 9, 2009

In photos: A day spent shrimping in the Lowcountry

Image by Paul Zoeller/Summerville Journal Scene Capt. Wayne Magwood guides his boat, 'Winds of Fortune' away from the Magwood Seafood docks on Shem Creek. Living up to his usual standard, Paul Zoeller has put up a great set of photos from a day he...
5:23 am on Saturday November 29, 2008

Shrimp boat was stuck on beach for two weeks

It took nearly two weeks to free a shrimp boat stuck on Kiawah's beach. Joe Beasenburg, owner of a salvage company that helped get the boat back in the water: Probably one of the tougher ones that we had to do in the last 20 years. She had been...
11:59 am on Friday November 14, 2008

Shrimp boat beaches on Kiawah Island

Image by Live 5 News/TwitPicImage by 20081114-shrimp-boat.jpg A shrimp boat was stranded on Kiawah's beach Friday afternoon during low tide. That's all.
8:29 am on Tuesday November 11, 2008

Exploring shrimping's 'ick' factor

Image by Flickr user Photo MojoImage by 20081111-shrimp.jpg Shrimping isn't all picturesque sunsets. In their effort to document "The Dirtiest Jobs in the Lowcountry," ABC News 4 went for a tour on a local shrimping boat. Go watch their video. You...
5:25 am on Monday October 6, 2008

South Carolina's first black shrimp boat captain dies

Image by Flickr user johnolillyImage by 20081006shrimpboat.jpg Shrimp boats are a classic part of Lowcountry lore. On September 27 the first black South Carolinian to own (and the first to captain) a shrimp boat died at the age of 100. Charlie...