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12:26 pm on Monday May 7, 2012

North Charleston Arts Festival Concludes with Grand Finale on May 12

The North Charleston Arts Festival Grand Finale will take place on Saturday, May 12, from 6:00-9:00pm at North Charleston Riverfront Park, located at 1001 Everglades Avenue on the former Charleston Naval Base.  The public is invited to attend this...
6:28 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Head to Mellow after the Bridge Run and attempt to break Bloody Mary world records

Image by Flickr user mhaithacaMellow Mushroom King Street will host a “Break Your Own World Record Attempt” event for Fat & Juicy Bloody Mary drinkers after the Cooper River Bridge Run on Saturday, March 31st, from 8 a.m. until noon. When the...
11:00 am on Monday March 26, 2012

2012 Cooper River Bridge Run less than a week away

Update March 26: The 2012 Cooper River Bridge run is less than a week away and regular registration has officially sold out. If you're getting ready to run, you should take a peek at the Bridge Run site's handy "Things You Should Know" section. On...
2:08 am on Friday December 9, 2011

After yacht sinks, and oil sheen in the Cooper River

Image by Coast Guard The oil slick from the sunken Oyob.The Coast Guard and Charleston Marine Services continue to remove oil and hazardous material from the 52-foot Motor Yacht Oyob, which sank Sunday in the Cooper River near the Charleston Harbor...
5:42 am on Monday November 15, 2010

The curious case of the Archibald Butt

A Google Maps satellite image of the Archibald Butt's hull.The Post and Courier has a great piece on the Archibald Butt, an 80-year-old vessel that can be seen stranded in the shallow waters near the base of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. The vessel...
9:03 am on Thursday November 4, 2010

Cooper River paper and pulp plant records record sales

Image by Flickr user Absynth_MusicThe Charleston area's favorite aromatic paper and pulp plant recorded an all time high for it's third-quarter revenue, posting $207 million - a 22 percent jump from the same time last year. KapStone Paper and...
9:43 am on Monday April 19, 2010

Three whales spotted in the Cooper River

Image by Flickr user Michael Dawes This is a photo of a Humpback, but the whale species spotted today has not been identified. A farmer and his four children were boating near the Don Holy Bridge when they spotted three whales heading up the Cooper...
6:53 am on Sunday June 7, 2009

Stunning shot of waterspout behind Cooper River bridge

The approximate location of the waterspout. If you were out and about on Saturday afternoon around 1:45 you may have been treated (and terrorized) to see a waterspout form not far from the Cooper River Bridge. No one was hurt and the spout never hit...
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