Charleston District expediting harbor-deepening study

The Charleston District released its draft statement this month recommending a 52-foot depth for most channels in the Charleston Harbor. (Photo/Sara Corbett/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Using a new, streamlined planning process, the Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, will have finished studying the Charleston Harbor deepening project in four years, down from the usual 10. The public can comment on the draft statement through Nov. 24 before the final report is released in the summer.  Read More...

Haley, Sheheen neck and neck in poll

An unscientific poll of Daily Journal readers shows incumbent Gov. Nikki Haley winning by a single vote against her toughest challenger, Democratic Sen. Vince Sheheen. The three-day online poll received 140 responses. The general election is Tuesday.  Read More...

S.C. technical colleges receive $243,500 in grant funding from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo provided a $243,500 grant to the S.C. Technical College System to support workforce development programs and scholarships. Trident Technical College received $40,000.  Read More...

Online tool offers individualized sample ballots before general election

The website shows voters their specific sample ballot.The S.C. Election Commission has several tools online to verify information, find precinct polling addresses and see sample ballots. South Carolinians are required to show photo ID before voting in the Nov. 4 general election.  Read More...

Uptick in subscriptions increases Q3 revenue at Blackbaud, CEO says

Blackbaud reported increases in revenue and earnings for the third quarter, propelled by a growing number of subscriptions for its software. The Daniel Island-based firm reported third-quarter revenue of $144.6 million, up 13.1% from the same time last year.  Read More...


Helping Out for Oct. 29, 2014

The Coastal Cupboard's annual Charity Knife Sharpening Event includes knife skills demonstrations, food tastings and specials on cutlery sets, knife sharpeners and knife gadgets. (Photo/Provided)The Coastal Cupboard in Mount Pleasant is hosting its semiannual Charity Knife Sharpening Event Thursday through Sunday. Knives will be professionally sharpened for $1 per knife and the money supports the Charleston Basket Brigade, which provides full Thanksgiving meals to Charleston-area families.  Read More...

On the Menu for Oct. 28, 2014

Blossom has new fall menus for dinner, lunch and brunch, featuring American cuisine and highlighting seasonal Lowcountry seafood. Executive Chef Adam Close incorporates fresh ingredients in the menus, sourced from local farmers and anglers.  Read More...