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  1. McCallum: Stand Against "Cultural Displacement" Of LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FITSNews

    ... low-density suburban housing and industrial buildings. Even the forest of the globally-renowned Angel Oak of Johns Island is threatened by this development as industrial buildings begin to encroach on the expanse of forest surrounding the park it ...

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  2. Ports Authority OKs $1.6M terminal work, reports revenue up 21%Read the original story

    Thursday | Charleston Business Journal

    The Port of Charleston's North Charleston Terminal is set to receive $1.56 million in repairs and improvements to its wharf to handle the wear and tear anticipated from bigger ships. The S.C. State Ports Authority board voted unanimously today to award the contract to Rakes Building & Maintenance Contactors LLC of Johns Island to make the improvements and relocate several container cranes from the Wando Welch Terminal.

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  3. Port: Fast-paced 2014 in Charleston will lead to slower growth before another boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    ... due to weather. The board awarded a nearly $1.6 million contract to Rakes Building & Maintenance Contractors of Johns Island to make wharf repairs at the North Charleston Terminal. The repairs are necessary for the relocation of three larger ...

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  4. Ports Authority approves contracts for terminal work in North CharlestonRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Charleston Business Journal

    ... Authority board voted unanimously today to award the contract to Rakes Building & Maintenance Contactors LLC of Johns Island to make the improvements and relocate several container cranes from the Wando Welch Terminal. The board also approved a ...

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  5. First actual shots of the Civil War were not fired at Fort SumterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Examiner.com

    ... by a foreign fleet in an attempted invasion. Among the fortifications were Fort Sumter, Fort Johnson and Johns Island, Battery Wagner, Battery Gregg, Fort Ripley, Castel Pinckney, and White Point Battery. The bombardment of Fort Sumter, and the ...

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  6. The Dressage Foundation Awards $10,000 To U.S. Dressage InstructorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Chronicle of the Horse

    ... riding, and training skills. This year, the Selection Committee chose the following recipients: Katie Poag (Johns Island, SC) was awarded the $6,000 Lindgren Scholarship. Katie is an "L" Graduate with distinction, and has earned her USDF Bronze, ...

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  7. Freeloaders: Joy to the FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Charleston City Paper

    ... on the four major food groups - candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup - before the showing of Elf at the Johns Island Library. Once you're all hopped up on sugar, get some of your energy out by laughing at Joe Pasta 's open mic comedy night. ...

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  8. Weekend Round-up: Frosty FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Charleston City Paper

    ... ddy or some egg nog. Sundays are for oyster roasts. The Royal American hosts one in honor or bikers. Or head to Johns Island for their more family friendly roast.

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  9. SC Coast Guard rescue station open through 2015Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Moultrie News

    South Carolina U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott announced Thursday that a provision in the new Coast Guard Authorization Act will keep the rescue helicopter flying from Johns Island through Jan. 1, 2016.

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  10. Keeping limits to growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Post and Courier

    ... Council had been requested to move the urban growth boundary to accommodate 525 acres off Brownswood Road on Johns Island. That would have been the first step toward opening up the property for development, and it would have served as a bad ...

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  11. 1 dead after domestic dispute, chase from Folly Road to WadmalawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    ... Road when a man showed up there with a gunshot wound. Charleston County Dispatch officials said the shooting on Johns Island happened around the same time as the incident on Wadmalaw Island, but officials have not linked the two incidents.

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  12. SC Coast Guard rescue station open through 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 94.3 WSC

    South Carolina U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott announced Thursday that a provision in the new Coast Guard Authorization Act will keep the rescue helicopter flying from Johns Island through Jan. 1, 2016. To save money, the Coast Guard earlier this year proposed shutting down the Johns Island ocean rescue facility and moving the chopper to Savannah, about 80 miles from Charleston.

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  13. Congress keeps Charleston Coast Guard helicopters flying through 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescue station near Charleston will remain open through the coming year. South Carolina U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott announced Thursday that a provision in the new Coast Guard Authorization Act will keep the rescue helicopter flying from Johns Island through Jan. 1, 2016.

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  14. Coast Guard helicopter station to remain open?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Post and Courier

    ... the two state's congressional delegations passed a bill that blocked the service from closing the stations on Johns Island and Newport, Ore. The Coast Guard has scheduled Air Facility Charleston to close as a cost-cutting move, the service's pointed ...

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  15. Wesley Hill to speak about ministering to gay ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Post and Courier

    The Rev. Wesley Hill, a self-described celibate gay Christian, is coming to Johns Island on Friday to discuss a hot-button controversy over ministering to members of the faith who are attracted to the same sex.

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  16. Communities in Schools helps many people, so it's time to return the favorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Post and Courier

    Like many Kiawah and Seabrook residents, the couple volunteers in Johns Island schools - and they have seen firsthand what good work CIS does. Since 1989, the organization has helped at-risk kids in Title I schools across the Lowcountry improve their academic skills, develop personal responsibility and just generally strive to do better.

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  17. Bridge closing concerns for Johns Island residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    A road project scheduled to begin next year has neighbors on Johns Island worried about traffic delays and detours. They want the Department of Transportation to reconsider its $2.2 million plan to close an aging bridge along River Road.

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  18. County Council must stand firm on growth boundaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Post and Courier

    ... So why is County Council looking at a proposal to shift the boundary to accommodate a 520-acre tract on Johns Island? It's a bad idea, and the timing is even worse. County Council will consider a request Tuesday to move the urban growth boundary to ...

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  19. Charleston County School Board committee weighs cost for new Angel Oak ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Post and Courier

    Johns Island parents waiting to hear whether their children will get a new school building instead of a renovation will have to wait a little longer while the Charleston County School District looks into potential funding sources for such a project. The Charleston County School Board's Audit and Finance Committee has instructed the school district to research ways to fund a new school for Angel Oak Elementary after district officials this week recommended against using revenue from the district's 1 percent sales tax for school construction.

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  20. Local artist paints Best Friend trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Post and Courier

    Artist Angela Trotta Thomas, the official painter for the toy company Lionel Trains and a Johns Island resident, has produced a Christmas image of the Best Friend of Charleston Lionel model train. The Best Friend of Charleston was so named in 1830 when merchants eager to transport their goods regionally received the train from West Point Foundry in New York.

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