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11:02 am on Monday February 25, 2013

Officials revising management plans for Francis Marion National Forest

North Charleston city officials have begun to revamp the management plans for the Francis Marion National Forest located in Huger, about one hour northeast of North Charleston. A hearing in North Charleston on Tuesday will focus on forest...
7:06 am on Monday February 25, 2013

Officials revising management plans for Francis Marion National Forest

Image by Flickr user Bikes And Books North Charleston city officials have begun to revamp the management plans for the Francis Marion National Forest located in Huger, about one hour northeast of North Charleston. A hearing in North Charleston on...
5:34 am on Sunday January 20, 2013

6th Annual Francis Marion National Forest cleanup

The USDA Forest Service and PalmettoPride are teaming up once again for the annual Francis Marion National Forest cleanup. On February 2, volunteers are wanted to help clean up illegal dumpsites spread throughout the forest’s 260,000 acres. This is...
1:23 am on Monday September 10, 2012

Background emerges in slaying of two St. Stephen girls

Image by Flickr user skippytpe Woods, left, and Guerry, right.Late last month the sad news came that the search for two missing St. Stephen women had ended after their bodies had been recovered. The body of Dana Marie Woods, 18, was found near the...
6:01 am on Thursday January 26, 2012

Volunteers needed for the Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup

Image by Flickr user USFS Region 5PalmettoPride and the US Forest Service are teaming up once again for the 5th annual Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup. This one day cleanup event will be held on Saturday, February 4th, begin at 8 a.m. and...
1:51 pm on Saturday April 2, 2011

Pair of Charleston forest fires burn 3,600 acres (update: arson suspected)

Image by Flickr user Adrien Brault Update April 2, arson suspected: In the larger 2,500-acre blaze in the Francis Marion National Forest, fire officials are saying arson looks likely. Though they're shying away from saying that matter-of-factly....
4:15 am on Tuesday March 16, 2010

Camper in Francis Marion Forest uncovers unmarked hidden camera

Image by Flickr user zigazou76A group camping out in the Francis Marion National Forest turned up a very suspicious case involving hidden cameras in an isolated clearing in the woods. After a bit of research, it turns out that the recovered unmarked...
6:42 am on Friday March 6, 2009

Big development for rural Awendaw gets closer

Image by Flickr user Reellady Image by 20090406-awendaw.jpg You're more likely to encounter this than homes in Awednaw, and many like things just like that. [gmap markers=blue::32.96705120838781,-79.65517044067383 |zoom=9 |center=32.92801287395169...
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