North Charleston's fuss about signs is just tip of rail debate

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If the whole battle between North Charleston's mayor and CSX over a few signs seems odd, that's because it is. 

Read more stories on this subject in our rail topic page.The battle is a stage to the city's greater struggle against perceived arrogance by the train companies.

To that effect, Ron Brinson has written an effective piece that delves into what's going on here, and the uphill battle set before the city.

Go read about it at The Post and Courier.

Oh, and if you didn't know, a lot of this has to do with the state trying to force a rail line down North Charleston's waterfront.