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6:26 am on Tuesday July 3, 2012

City of Myrtle Beach working on downtown zoning (update: Super Block zoning discussed)

TheDigitel Myrtle Beach estimation of the proposed FAME districts. Update 7/3/2012: The City of Myrtle Beach is slowly but surely making changes to the downtown zoning to encourage new business. The latest in that effort is a zoning update for the "...
3:55 am on Wednesday April 25, 2012

Special zoning rules for City of Beaufort Commerce Park proceed

Despite pushback on streamlined zoning rules for the soon-to-be City of Beaufort owned Beaufort Commerce Park, city council gave approval a first reading of rules that annex the park and allow for easier development on the 167 acres of land. I'll...
7:26 am on Monday April 23, 2012

POW-MIA, American flags once again flying in front of Market Street bar (Update)

Image by Flickr user jcolman Update April 23: The Post and Courier reports that about 75 veterans showed up at Chucktown Tavern on Sunday to witness and participate in a proper flag raising ceremony. First reporting: Due to Charleston zoning, the...
3:26 am on Tuesday April 17, 2012

Debate over special zoning rules for City of Beaufort Commerce Park

Earlier this month the City of Beaufort voted to purchase the $1.85 million worth of land that is the Beaufort Commerce Park.  The city is aiming to draw in jobs, in part, by making that land more attractive to businesses by reducing some of the...
7:26 am on Sunday June 26, 2011

Horry County sets restrictions on real estate signage

Photo by Scott Smallin Horry County Council quickly passed an amendment to the zoning codes that address the size and types of signs that can be used for model homes and sales offices. Surprisingly, the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors doesn...
3:45 am on Tuesday February 22, 2011

Proposal would allow 100-foot tall buildings on upper peninsula block in Charleston

Image by Flickr user Mr. T in DC Charleston isn't totally foreign to the concept of taller structures — nor is it foreign to debates on where they should be permitted.While the Charleston peninsula contains many areas with 10-story or more buildings...
4:15 am on Wednesday February 2, 2011

Charleston County launches neighborhood, magnet and charter school look-up tool

Image by Charleston County SchoolsAre you thinking about moving within or into Charleston County and you're curious as to which school your new home will be zoned for - there's an app for that. Low and behold, the district launched a site late last...
2:19 am on Tuesday January 25, 2011

Beaufort City Council meeting to address proposed Olive Garden site

Following up on last week's workshop, the Tuesday, January 25, Beaufort City Council meeting caries only two agenda items and both tie into the proposed Olive Garden site. While we'll have to wait until tomorrow to see just how this plays out, it...
5:20 am on Thursday January 20, 2011

Move that kiosk: Beaufort votes out digital meters from Bay Street (update: video of the kiosks coming out)

TheDigitel A sight soon to be left to Beaufort's history books. Updated January 19: WSAV's Holly Bounds headed down to Bay Street on Wednesday to interview some folks regarding the City Council's decision to ditch the kiosks. You have to chuckle...
4:28 am on Tuesday December 21, 2010

Burton development across from Habersham may get go-ahead

Flickr user curtisnewton For years the developers of Habersham over in Burton have been battling Beaufort County officials to get development plans approved that would allow them to embark on new property across the road out at Cherokee Farms. And...

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