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5:35 am on Saturday March 19, 2011

Another take on South Carolina v. North Charleston rail, and a call to come to the table

Image by Flickr user Michigan Municipal League (MML) Is it time everyone came to the table to work this out?Half-editorial and half-report on the recent Review and Oversight Commission hearing of the contentious North Charleston rail plans, former...
7:51 am on Saturday January 29, 2011

Is a leading telephone survey the latest front in North Charleston rail battle?

Image by Flickr user StartTheDayAs the battle over rail lines in North Charleston continues to be woven, another thread seems to be making its way into the tapestry: Potentially leading telephone surveys.  No one's been able to track down just who's...
4:53 am on Friday January 28, 2011

Pressure on for North Charleston, CSX, Norfolk Southern to work out a deal (update: CSX's proposal)

Image by Flickr user TomSpinkerUpdate January 28: CSX officials were in Charleston yesterday to discuss key points of their rail plan proposal that they believe would save taxpayers between $60 million and $100 million. Instead of undoing years of...
2:02 pm on Wednesday September 8, 2010

Report says North Charleston's rail plan would generate $70M annually

Image by Flickr user sonrisa electrica If you could get a copy of all the paper documents produced in this debate, this is what it would look like. Tomorrow's going to be a big day in the ongoing debate about where rail lines should go to service a...
9:24 am on Tuesday September 7, 2010

Norfolk Southern: Rail deal would hurt BMW's Charleston port exports

Image by Flickr user carolinadoug The ongoing battle between North Charleston and Norfolk Southern over rail lines to a new port continues, this time with the rail company saying that the city's plan would impede auto exports of BMW's Greenville...
3:53 am on Friday August 27, 2010

Yemassee inks deal to buy old Marine rail depot (update: w/WTOC video)

Library of Congress Recuits disembark at Yemassee in 1942. Updated Aug. 27: WTOC also is reporting on the rail depot in Yemassee. Check out the coverage from Jaime Dailey here or just scroll down and watch the video below. While the Amtrak station...
2:16 pm on Wednesday August 25, 2010

Charleston, Mt. Pleasant mayors add support to N. Charleston mayor's rail plan

Image by Flickr user Emmett A Tullos III As the debate about whether or not it's vital to run trains through upcoming North Charleston neighborhoods, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley and Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails have done their part to back ...
1:56 am on Thursday August 19, 2010

North Charleston's rail reducing plan continuing to inch forward

Image by Flickr user alpha du centaureThough Norfolk Southern has said no way to North Charleston's big plan to make rail co-exist with its neighborhoods and the new port to be done in 2017, Mayor Keith Summery's plan appears to be inching forward...
8:37 am on Thursday March 4, 2010

Rail debate for North Charleston port continues to crawl

The great rail debate at the forthcoming North Charleston port terminal continues, but it's looking like CSX is starting to come to terms with the concept of giving some access to its competitor so some sort of deal can happen.  Read more stories...
5:20 am on Friday November 6, 2009

Community day to beautify Park Circle and its Frisbee golf course

CSX, City Year, and the North Charleston Recreation Department are all coming together to rally the community to beautify the Park Circle area on Saturday, November 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Here's the details from an e-mailed release: What:...

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