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9:45 am on Thursday July 31, 2014

Same-sex couples denied SC marriage licenses; petition drive begins

via WBTW.com Several same-sex couples tried to get marriage licenses in Greenville Wednesday but were denied because of the state’s ban on gay marriages. They were part of Campaign for Southern Equality’s “We Do” campaign. Supporters of gay marriage...
4:43 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

S.C. residents along with a dozens of other states petition to secede (update: sorry, it's a no go)

Flickr User: bondidwhat Final Update January 14, 2013: The South Carolina passed the threshold with 26,104 signatures and some two months have passed, but not without answer. Jon Carson, director of the Office of Public Engagement, has replied...
1:09 am on Wednesday June 20, 2012

Pedestrian and bike lane around Hampton Park gets approval

Image by Google The inner lane around Hampton Park has been used for years as an unofficial cycling and pedestrian path.After three meetings and still-polarized positions, the Charleston City Council voted 8-4 to approve the Hampton Park bike and...
12:42 am on Monday June 18, 2012

A petition for a bike lane around Hampton Park

Image by Flickr user Imagined RealityCity of Charleston officials have been flirting with the idea of converting one of the two one-way traffic lanes around Hampton Park into a designated biking and walking lane. However, the idea was passed on...
4:46 am on Wednesday October 26, 2011

With a higher price tag, latest Harbor View Road plan is more palatable

It's been years since the debate began on the widening of Harbor View Road on James Island, at it may finally be near an end — on the planning. The plan that would widen 2.4 miles of scenic roadway has been assaulted for tearing down too many of the...
9:15 am on Wednesday August 3, 2011

Neighbors step up to fight building on Dereef Park

Image by Flickr user Georgie SharpDereef Park, the clearing located between Morris and Cannon streets, has gone through quite the change in the past several years. Back in 2002, the park was infamous for its population of alcoholics and drug addicts...
7:40 am on Saturday July 23, 2011

James Island prepping for battle over Harbor View Road (update: battle continues, petition)

Update July 23: It's been nearly two years since the debate began around the widening of Harbor View Road on James Island. And while the plans have made steady progress, that's only managed to result in the solidification of opposition against the...
6:58 am on Monday July 5, 2010

Linda Ketner throws in the towel

Image by Photo courtesy of the Ketner CampaignAfter a valiant effort, potential write-in candidate for Senate has decided to withdraw her name from the Senate race, as reported by the Post and Courier.   A petition team was being formulated to get...
1:47 pm on Monday July 7, 2008

Collins gathers enough sigs to run for Summerville Senate seat

Bill Collins Bill Collins, former editor/publisher/owner of the Summerville Journal Scene, has gathered enough signatures to be on the ballot in November to try and take S.C. Senate seat for District 38 (in Summerville) away from the Republicans....
7:48 am on Monday July 7, 2008

French Quarter residents seek more police patrols

Image by flickr user turketwhImage by 20080707french.jpg The French Quarter is one of Charleston's most popular and beautiful neighborhoods, and the area's residents and business owners want to make sure it stays that way. With bar patrons roaming...
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