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Feb 14, 2023

Huge Celebration Marks Eagle Christian Tours 10 Year Milestone

Huge Celebration Marks Eagle Christian Tours 10 Year Milestone On September 12, 2022 – Eagle Christian Tours celebrated their 10 year anniversary with a large party held on their newly expanded property. Eagle charter buses lined the lot, enclosing the party goers. Attendees of the celebration included loyal customers, executi[...]

Feb 9, 2023

$144M infrastructure project near Charleston airport closer to reality

A project to build a new access road for Charleston International Airport appears to be finally cleared for take-off. The S.C. Joint Bond Review Committee recently voted to approve an additional $22 million for Charleston International’s Airport Connector Road project. The committee had previously approved $14 million for [...]

Jan 23, 2023

Berkeley County Property Celebrated Grand Opening

MONCKS CORNER, SC – Jet Park Warehousing, the warehouse entity under the Barnhart Transportation umbrella, will commemorate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting celebration. The three-year property revitalization project is now open for business serving as Barnhart’s southern logistics hub. The Moncks Corner property was home to the old VIVA Tire Recycling plant that was […]

Oct 4, 2022

Ingevity completes $325M purchase of Ozark and subsidiary

Ingevity Corp. has completed its previously disclosed acquisition of privately-owned Ozark Materials in an all-cash transaction valued at $325 million. The business will be included in Ingevity’s Performance Chemicals segment, according to a news release. Ozark Materials is a producer of pavement marking materials, includi[...]

Jun 23, 2022

Jim Newsome awarded the Order of the Palmetto

Gov. Henry McMaster honored S.C. Ports President and CEO Jim Newsome with the Order of the Palmetto. The Order of the Palmetto is the highest civilian honor in South Carolina, recognizing the recipient’s lifetime achievements and significant contributions made to the state. “With Jim Newsome at the helm of South Caro[...]

Jun 10, 2022

Grant money intended to boost Lowcountry transportation

The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority and Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments will receive more than $1.2 in cumulative grant funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.  The transportation authority will receive $563,000 in grant funding to develop a downtown restoration plan to improve post-pandemic ridership and service quality, while the council will receive […][...]

May 2, 2022

CHATS commits additional $14M to Ashley River Crossing

The Charleston Area Transportation Study policy committee has committed an additional $14 million in infrastructure funding to the city of Charleston’s Ashley River Crossing project, according to a news release. The planned bike-ped bridge will connect West Ashley and Downtown Charleston — and more than 100,000 residents — by establishing a route over the Ashley River for […][...]

Apr 4, 2022

Boating company expansion to bring 75 jobs to Dorchester County

As coastal residents start to take to the water once again for the spring, Sportsman Boats Manufacturing Inc. is expanding to provide even more products for aquatic lovers.  The family-owned and -operated maker of saltwater, center-console fishing boats is investing $8 million to expand its Dorchester County operations and [...]

Mar 15, 2022

Container crushes police cruiser with officer inside

A gust of wind blew a container off a truck chassis on the Wando Bridge, hitting a police car with the officer in it the morning of March 12. The officer, who was shaken up, did not sustain any physical injuries. “Had it hit two to three feet further up the passenger compartment, we may not be […]

Jan 27, 2022

DOT awards federal grant for bus rapid transit project

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments has received an $860,000 federal grant to continue planning for a proposed bus rapid transit line, according to a news release.  The Lowcountry Rapid Transit system is a planned 21.5-mile route that will connect the Ladson area to downtown Charleston w[...]

Oct 22, 2021

Airline adds offers nonstop service to Charleston

If you’re leaving on a jet plane, you now have even more options to fly at Charleston International Airport. Sun Country Airlines will begin nonstop service between The Holy City and The Twin Cities’ Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport beginning April 7. The airline is the only carrier offering nonst[...]