Harbor project gets $1.3M for preconstruction phase

Preconstruction engineering and design work for the Charleston Harbor deepening project can now begin after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocated $1.3 million for this phase. (Photo/Kim McManus)The Charleston Harbor Post-45 Deepening Project received $1.3 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the preconstruction engineering and design phase of the project. This is the final major step in the deepening process before construction begins. Read More...

Beach Co. appeals Jasper rejection

The Beach Co.’s latest plan for The Jasper included a 13-floor tower, 80 residential units, office space, retail space and enclosed parking. (Rendering/The Beach Co.)The Beach Co. filed an appeal in circuit court earlier this week of the Charleston Board of Architectural Review’s denial of the company’s plan for the Jasper site. CEO John Darby called the decision “legally improper” and noted that the mayor, former city planning director and city architect all recommended approval.  Read More...

Charleston County School District picks Postlewait as new superintendent

Gerrita Postlewait, who has served as assistant vice president of testing company ACT for two years and was superintendent of Horry County Schools for a decade, was chosen as the next superintendent for the Charleston County School District. (Photo/Provided)Charleston County School District’s board of trustees named Gerrita Postlewait its next superintendent. Postlewait, who has served as assistant vice president of testing company ACT for two years and was superintendent of Horry County Schools in Myrtle Beach for a decade, will assume the duties of superintendent after a formal contract is finalized. Read More...

Bulldog Hiway Express merges with Texas-based transportation company

North Charleston-based Bulldog Hiway Express is merging with Addison, Texas-based Daseke Inc. Bulldog will now join a network of transportation companies from around the country. The family-owned company handles intermodal port deliveries at several Southeastern ports.  Read More...

Citadel board extends Rosa’s contract

Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa’s contract with The Citadel was extended until June 30, 2018, at which point he is expected to retire. (Photo/The Citadel)Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa’s contract as president of The Citadel was extended until June 30, 2018, at which point he is expected to retire. The agreement increases Rosa’s base pay to $385,000, which includes a state salary of $178,600 and a supplement of $206,400 from The Citadel Foundation.  Read More...


Fashion Plate for July 2, 2015

Gibson Hair & Makeup is holding a grand opening celebration for its second location, at 17 Princess St., Suite B, in downtown Charleston from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 28. Read More...

Helping Out for July 1, 2015

Swim nightCharleston County Parks is holding Special Needs Swim Night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 18 at Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark at Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston. The park will be closed to the general public and lifeguards will be on duty.  Read More...