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9:59 am on Tuesday May 7, 2013

Beaufort named 'Happiest Seaside City'

Coastal Living Magazine has named Beaufort the Happiest Seaside City, saying, in part "friendliness and urban refinement strike just the right balance in this beautiful South Carolina town".
7:31 am on Monday May 6, 2013

Beaufort to be named as 'Happiest Seaside City'

Coastal Living Magazine will announce on Tuesday that Beaufort is the Happiest Seaside City.
4:49 pm on Saturday May 4, 2013

South Carolina tourist spending hits a record $16.5 billion

Tourism spending in South Carolina has not only recovered from the Great Recession, but has now hit a record $16.5 billion in 2011.
1:20 am on Wednesday April 24, 2013

S.C. Senators begin discussing road fix ideas

Six senators are discussing a plethora of ideas to fix South Carolina's aging road and bridge network, but all of them do not adjust the 25-year-old gas tax and fall far short of the estimated $600 million annual funding deficit.
5:00 am on Monday April 22, 2013

Iron Mike Bike Tour of historic Parris Island

The Iron Mike Bike Tour of historic Parris Island will cover 15 miles and 16 stops the island's history including several archaeological sites, colonial plantation site and military historic sites on Saturday, May 4.
9:45 am on Tuesday April 16, 2013

SCDOT adding more bike lanes to upper Meeting Street

Due to the continued efforts of Charleston Moves to make our area more bike-friendly, the South Carolina Department of Transportation has relented and will be reconfiguring an important section of Meeting Street to include bike lanes. Earlier this...
4:45 am on Monday April 15, 2013

57th Annual Spring Home Tour is back Friday, Saturday

The Parish Church of St. Helena’s 57th Annual Spring Home Tour is on this Friday and Saturday showing homes, Lowcountry plantations, gardens, and historic churches, too.
4:37 am on Monday April 15, 2013

Magazine: Charleston has third 'Most Charming Accent' in America

Travel + Leisure readers can't stop doting on the Holy City.
5:29 am on Monday April 8, 2013

Tourism and leisure jobs booming in South Carolina

South Carolina's hospitality and leisure industry has added 10,800 jobs over the past year, that's more than any other industry in the state. It's also 77% more than the next highest increase, the government sector at 6,100 jobs.
5:23 am on Monday April 8, 2013

Taxi drivers balk at $5 maximum fare

Didn't know downtown Charleston taxi cab rides were capped at a basic fare of $5? You wouldn't be alone as many drivers aren't following the ordinance, and new pressure to comply is provoking possible protest.