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4:14 pm on Thursday December 10, 2009

Kiawah development debate back on as DHEC rejects permit

Image by Friends of the Kiawah River The debated spit of land is a recent outgrowth built by currents -- and detractors of the plan say a hurricane would easily obliterate the land. S.C. DHEC has rejected a permit that would prove instrumental in...
5:07 am on Saturday June 13, 2009

New permit request filed in land debate near Kiawah

Image by Friends of the Kiawah RiverImage by 20090613-sams.jpg The debated spit of land is a recent outgrowth built by currents -- and detractors of the plan say a hurricane would easily obliterate the land. The Post and Courier reports about the...
1:01 pm on Tuesday April 21, 2009

Battle to develop 'unstable' land near Kiawah continues

This video gives a good overview of the proposed project. It is, of course, from an anti-development perspective; developers say the land is perfectly sound to build on.The battle to develop a spit of land off the southern end of Kiawah Island is...
12:55 pm on Saturday September 6, 2008

Kiawah plan meets taxpayer pockets

Image by Richard Davis Hurricane Hugo ruptured a spit on Pawleys Island similar to the one on Kiawah Island. A very similar thing also happened in 1954. The company that orchestrates new development on Kiawah Island says a spit of land off the...
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