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8:04 am on Thursday May 3, 2012

Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne)

 Notes on Quotes           Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne) By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer “The Indians set a high value on their white earth: however I...
5:46 am on Thursday January 29, 2009

Maersk taking more traffic away from Charleston's port

Image by Flickr user MaerskImage by 20090129-maersk-ship.jpg Making bad things worse, Maersk announced that it's WestMed service will also be leaving Charleston's port and taking traffic to other nearby ports like Savannah and Norfolk. Read more...
11:31 am on Sunday January 4, 2009

Gibbes Museum feels economic crunch

Nothing is impervious to a broken economy. Just ask the Gibbes Museum. The venerable art institution is the centerpiece -- with ample funding and private sponsors, not to mention an estimable collection of fine art -- to Charleston's various...
11:34 am on Tuesday October 14, 2008

Piggly Wiggly trims handful of jobs to stay competitive

Image by Flickr user adonis hunter's 'stuff'Image by 20081014piggly.jpg Piggly Wiggly has trimmed 26 jobs at headquarters in the name of being prudent to stay ahead during slower times. Let's hope it really is a preventative effort and not a sign...
3:45 am on Tuesday October 14, 2008

Local boat makers expected to weather storm

Image by Flickr user Shaggy PaulImage by 20081014boat.jpg The area's several boat manufacturers say they're being hit hard by the combo of home foreclosures, the economy slowdown, and high gas prices. But they also say they think they can weather it...
7:25 am on Friday October 10, 2008

High-end condos taking a hit

Image by TidesImage by 20081010condos.jpg [gmap markers=blue::32.80343616698929,-79.90141868591309 |zoom=12 |center=32.80863035598912,-79.92828369140625 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] Charleston's most-expensive condo project...
5:30 am on Thursday September 25, 2008

Hard Rock Park closes; may reopen in 2009

Image by WikipediaImage by 20080925hardrock.jpg Beleaguered Hard Rock Park has finally capitulated, closed their park, and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today, September 25. Owners, who only licensed the brand name and are not directly...
3:20 am on Tuesday September 9, 2008

MUSC looking to cut costs

Following cost-cutting trends both local and nationwide, MUSC is looking for ways to reduce costs due to the economic slowdown. One way mentioned would be to reduce staffing in less-busy areas of the hospital. Head over to ABC News 4 for the story.
11:56 am on Sunday August 31, 2008

Hard Rock Park suffering

Image by Flickr user scmikeburtonImage by 20080831hardrock.jpg Big guitar, small turnout. $400 million Hard Rock Park has had a rough time of it since opening, and The Post and Courier is speculating that its problems may be due to location as much...