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5:55 am on Monday December 10, 2012

A new bridge to replace an aging connection from Jasper to Savannah

Flickr user curlie_fryz No, not the big one, the little one in the foreground. (Update 2 at the bottom.) Estimated at $16.5 million, a new bridge is coming to repair a physical bridge between South Carolina and Georgia's waterways this summer (there...
7:18 pm on Sunday August 12, 2012

The other side of “Gone with the Wind”: The Roswell Mill Workers

“I repeat my orders to you that you arrest all people male and female connected with those factories, no matter what the clamor and let them foot it, under guard to Marietta, whence I will send them by [railroad] cars to the North.” William Sherman...
1:20 am on Saturday June 30, 2012

Now you can fish with one license in shared Georgia, South Carolina water bodies

Flickr user Let Ideas Compete The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is implementing changes to regulations on freshwater fishing, aiming for more consistency with a new reciprocal agreement with Georgia, effective July 1. Georgia and...
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 CharlestowneHotels.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2012     CHARLESTOWNE HOTELS OFFERS SUMMER SPECIALS TO U.S. MILITARY CHARLESTON, SC – In appreciation for their...
11:39 am on Sunday March 25, 2012

Stink bug on the march towards Lowcountry kudzu, homes (Update: stinkin' up #MYR)

Flickr user BugMan50 Update March, 25th, 2012: Stink bugs have invaded Myrtle Beach and causing some residents to turn up their noses. via The Sun News: ...the new species moving into South Carolina and other parts of the deep south are an even...
8:27 pm on Tuesday March 6, 2012

After South Carolina, Gingrich wins a second state: Georgia

Flickr user Gage Skidmore After winning South Carolina in January, Newt Gingrich looked poised to take Florida, too — but it's been cold turkey for the candidate since the Palmetto State. Well, until last night when he won 47% of Georgia (with 96%...
6:25 am on Tuesday February 28, 2012

Pigzilla: The three pounds of pulled pork BBQ challenge in Georgia

WSAV It'll take you two hours to get there, but if you want a serious dose of BBQ then consider a trip to Papa Bucks Barbeque in Metter, Georgia, to take on "Pigzilla". It's three pounds of pulled pork on a one pound bun.  Finish it in 45 minutes...
4:29 am on Monday August 22, 2011

Georgia license plate contest caught up in controversy (update: New plate to be unveiled today)

Updated Aug. 22: Georgia's new license plates will be unveiled today. You can read up on some of the controversy over the new plates, or at least the contest, below. WSAV has coverage of today's anticipated announcement. We'll let you know which one...
8:44 am on Monday August 1, 2011

South Carolina and Georgia go to war over the peach

Flickr user Robert S. Donovan For over a century, Georgia has claimed the peach as theirs--but it looks as though they have some competition in our own homestate of South Carolina. Georgia's covered in peaches: They're on the official state quarter...
10:00 am on Sunday July 31, 2011

South Carolina and Georgia go to war over the peach

Image by Flickr user Robert S. Donovan For over a century, Georgia has claimed the peach as theirs--but it looks as though they have some competition in our own homestate of South Carolina. Georgia's covered in peaches: They're on the official...

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