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8:54 am on Tuesday February 11, 2014

SC lawmakers considering new fee for hybrid and electric vehicles

 The money to build and maintain roads comes almost entirely from the gas tax, and since hybrids and electric vehicles use so much less gas, their drivers pay much less in gas taxes than other drivers. "They're not paying their share," says Bill...
8:53 am on Monday February 10, 2014

Strong South Carolina tourism season expected

South Carolina's tourism industry has bounced back from the Great Recession and has been setting records in recent seasons. And the director of the state tourism department, Duane Parrish, says that trend should continue during 2014.
1:55 pm on Friday January 31, 2014

Intersection of Main St and Ocean Blvd in NMB will be closed all of Feb.

The intersection of Main Street and Ocean Boulevard will close Monday, February 3 due to construction work associated with the Main Street Ocean Outfall project.
10:12 am on Monday January 20, 2014

Several Charleston cabs fined for overcharging

More evidence that it's always wise to know the charge rates when stepping into a cab.
12:18 pm on Thursday January 16, 2014

Share your Charleston 'Drunk History' on Thursday

Comedy Central wants your tipsy Charleston tales for its creative history program slated to film at The Royal American on Thursday night.
4:33 am on Saturday January 4, 2014

Tasting Table does Charleston

Tasting Table, a food-and-drink culture website, chose Charleston as the latest city to profile in their “City Guides” feature.
2:41 pm on Wednesday December 18, 2013

Myrtle Beach Ranks No. 2 For Yahoo Travel Destination Searches in 2013

The Myrtle Beach area proved to be a popular travel spot to search for. On Yahoo’s list of the top 10 travel searches of 2013, Myrtle Beach ranked second.  “This ranking goes to show that the Myrtle Beach brand continues to grow in awareness and...
3:01 pm on Monday November 25, 2013

Charleston ranked a top city for hipsters

Travel + Leisure is ranking Charleston again, this time for its attractiveness to hipsters, ranking us as the 7th "Best American City for Hipsters". The magazine says: This genteel city sashayed into the hipster top 10 for walking the line between...
3:30 am on Friday November 22, 2013

Charleston covered in N.Y. Times' 36 Hours guide, again

Have friends coming in to town for a weekend? The New York Times has assembled a refreshed guide on making the most of 36 hours in the Holy City from eating at Husk to shopping the peninsula and even a bit of tourism by two wheels.
8:08 am on Wednesday November 6, 2013

Myrtle Beach boardwalk snags award

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade will add another award to its list Tuesday, when it will be named the 2013 Escape to the Southeast Travel Attraction of the Year Shining Example winner.