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9:54 pm on Tuesday March 18, 2014

Skateboarders have new rules in Charleston

Charleston City Council voted in new rules, which include a ban on skateboarding down King, Meeting, Broad, East Bay, and Calhoun streets, among other regulations.
2:32 am on Monday April 8, 2013

Proposed Ravenel Bridge skate park site losing momentum

The plan of putting a skate park beneath the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge on-ramps in downtown is being turned away from as cost estimates rise and new downtown sites are evaluated.
12:15 pm on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Charleston tax hike approved

Charleston City Council passed an emergency tax increase on Tuesday after a public hearing and debate that took over two hours to be completed. The change, which ultimately passed after a 7-6 vote with Charleston Mayor Joe Riley in favor, will...
8:42 am on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Charleston skateboard proposal hearing set for Tuesday (Update: proposal accepted)

Image by Flickr user YLev Update, February 27: Charleston City Council has voted in favor new Downtown skateboarding regulations. Over the next six months, new skateboarding regulations (see below) will be in effect for the Downtown Charleston area...
8:19 am on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Riley waffles on armed law enforcement in schools (Update: increase approved)

Image by Flickr user Barack Obama Update, February 27: The tax hike has been approved  Charleston City Council passed an emergency tax increase on Tuesday after a public hearing and debate that took over two hours to be completed. The change, which...
10:28 am on Monday February 25, 2013

Charleston skateboard proposal hearing set for Tuesday

Charleston City Council has announced it will hold a public hearing on Tuesday regarding new proposed skatboarding regulations for the Downtown area.  News of the hearing has upset some Downtown residents, who say that the busy, narrow streets...
6:30 am on Saturday January 26, 2013

City of Charleston proposing brand new batch of skateboarding rules

Image by Flickr user TravisTrumanThe City of Charleston is once again tinkering with ideas on how to allow skateboarders to coexist with other forms of transportation on our city streets. First there was the proposed skateboarding ban, next came the...
5:56 am on Saturday September 15, 2012

Summerville skate park plans take criticism

Image by Live 5 NewsSome Summerville locals are upset at the prospect of a new skate park off of Berlin G. Myers Parkway. Town Council recently voted to support the project, but detractors wage a mix of complaints from saying that the field is...
1:19 am on Friday August 10, 2012

Port Royal skate park to get more sprucing up in the form of a new paint job

Flickr user hdes.copeland The skate park at Port Royal's Naval Heritage Park was the recipient of some community goodwill in July to fix up worn and damaged planks, and now the park will also see many dollars to cover up and prevent graffiti in the...
3:00 am on Friday July 13, 2012

#MYR Skate Break: local skatepark video

Our local municipal skatepark may not have the fanciest obstacles or amenities, but it's been around long enough to be a sanctuary for multiple generations of local skateboarders. The sport of skateboarding has always attracted some creative...

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