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6:30 am on Saturday January 26, 2013

City of Charleston proposing brand new batch of skateboarding rules

Image by Flickr user TravisTrumanThe City of Charleston is once again tinkering with ideas on how to allow skateboarders to coexist with other forms of transportation on our city streets. First there was the proposed skateboarding ban, next came the...
2:40 am on Thursday November 17, 2011

Charleston's closure of incinerator, move to recycling already called a dollar saver

Image by Flickr user SangudoRemember how concerns were high about not only how Charleston County would manage to recycle 40% of trash following the closure of the incinerator, but also how it would manage the costs? Well, nearly two years in the...
5:53 am on Monday August 1, 2011

Street sweeping program kicks off this week in Harleston Village

Image by Flickr user littlegraypixelAs requested by the Harleston Village Neighborhood Association, the Complete Street Sweeping Pilot Program will begin Thursday, August 4, and Friday, August 5th, from 9 to 11 a.m. Complete street sweeping using...
4:18 am on Thursday December 9, 2010

Charleston County launching pilot program for commercial recycling (update: details, concerns)

Image by Flickr user SangudoFirst reporting, updates at the bottom: Presently if you are a restaurant or other business in Charleston County your choices for recycling are to not do it at all or pay to have it done. And that's a scenario that often...
5:53 am on Friday August 13, 2010

State approves $2.4M pilot program for bariatric surgeries

Image by Flickr user videoplacebo is notState lawmakers have decided to use $2.4 million to pay for a pilot program that will provide gastric bypass and Lap-Band surgery for 100 of the state's heaviest employees. According to Senate President Pro...
7:20 am on Monday February 22, 2010

Specialized reading program takes off at West Ashley High

Image by Flickr user Phoney NickleA pilot program that began at West Ashley High School last spring has successfully improved the reading comprehension and skills of the school's weakest readers. The research-based curriculum had been used...