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1:27 pm on Tuesday April 30, 2013

North Street's Tic Toc Park gets a facelift

At .4 acres, Tic Toc Park isn't Beaufort's biggest park, but now the neighborhood park on North Street has recieved some much needed repairs, and may soon see more.
4:17 am on Saturday March 23, 2013

Photo: Repairing the Von Harten building on Carteret Street

Terry Payton cleans up the historic Von Harten Bros. building on Carteret Street. Payton said there were no immediate plans for the building.
8:28 am on Wednesday January 2, 2013

Updates on the Morris Island Lighthouse repairs

Image by Flickr user tedkerwinUpdate January 2: The Post and Courier reports today on the $5 million worth of preservation efforts that have gone in to saving the Morris Island Lighthouse thus far. Despite the completed work of fortifying the...
3:02 am on Saturday April 21, 2012

CARTA bus fleet could see a $40 million replacement package

Image by TheDigitel The number of folks riding Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) busses continues to increase — topping 4.3 million in 2011 — however also ever increasing is the age of CARTA's 100 busses.  And now the...
10:05 am on Tuesday April 17, 2012

Gimme Shelter Announced to Benefit Operation Home

Operation Home announces the 2nd Annual Gimme Shelter presented by Home Team BBQ on Saturday, May 12th at 6pm at the Navy Yard at Noisette, 10 Storehouse Row. The Big Easy comes to the Lowcountry with lively entertainment, funky music from Dikki Du...
11:33 am on Saturday December 31, 2011

Largely forgotten, the Cape Romain lighthouses dwindle in obscurity

Image by U.S. Coast Guard The 1857 lighthouse on the left, and the 1827 lighthouse.Up U.S. 17 near McClellanville and a few miles closer to the ocean, a pair of historic lighthouses haven't enjoyed the attention seen by other aging lighthouses,...
3:59 am on Monday October 31, 2011

Charleston doing faster, cheaper fixes on sidewalk woes

Image by Flickr user elycefeliz A rather mild example of sidewalk issues in Charleston.Charleston sidewalks, they're almost a case study in problems you can have. The city is old, the ground is often landfill and sinks, many different types of...
3:40 am on Sunday May 8, 2011

Insight on just why Charleston's sidewalks are often so bumpy

Image by Flickr user Matt Carman A rather mild example of sidewalk issues in Charleston.Charleston is not a city where I'd want to be in charge of sidewalk maintenance. Off the top of my head, a top five list of reasons not to: Sidewalks are often...
2:49 am on Thursday October 22, 2009

Prognosis is grim for aging warship USS Yorktown (updated)

Image by Flickr user marttjImage by 20091020-yorktown.jpg Update, October 21:  The Post and Courier has followed up with a more detailed report in their morning edition; read it here. First reporting:     The Post and Courier reports that...
9:35 am on Wednesday August 19, 2009

USS Laffey makes trip up the Cooper for some serious repairs

Image by USS Laffey circa 1964Image by 20090819-laffey.jpg The USS Laffey, aptly named "the ship that would not die" has reached the drydock where she is about to experience $9 million worth of repairs to her hull. The Post and Courier has a brief...