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7:36 am on Monday April 2, 2012

Save the date for Children's Museum FREE Fam Jam event!

The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry along with Lucey Mortgage Corporation, News 2 WCBD and Y102.5 invite all children and families of the Lowcountry to the first ever FREE Fam Jam Festival on Saturday, April 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at...
9:30 am on Saturday June 25, 2011

In wake of Southwest's arrival, Charleston Airport sees a 30% increase

Image by Flickr user nickhall Easy times at the Charleston airport.This May, 252,543 people flowed through the Charleston International Airport — that's 32% more than in May 2010. Between Boeing's growth and Southwest Airlines's arrival in...
9:02 pm on Monday May 2, 2011

Southwest buying AirTran: Good news for Charleston fliers (update: deal sealed, now wait to 2012)

Image by Flickr user gtardedUpdate May 3: Yesterday Southwest announce a major if effectively transparent step: It has closed its purchase of fellow discount airliner AirTran. While the two companies will very soon be effectively the same, for us...
4:49 am on Tuesday December 7, 2010

Charleston County eyes rental car fee to attract low-cost airline (updated)

Image by Flickr user Jared Zimmerman Update December 7: After officials from Southwest Airlines deemed adding an additional 5% fee on rental cars unnecessary for their choice to enter the Charleston market, the Charleston County Council tabled the...
6:20 am on Wednesday October 20, 2010

Southwest announces Charleston flight list and $30 fares

Flickr user smartjunco In case you missed it, Southwest has signed on to fly out of Charleston and Greenville, and on Tuesday the daily flight list was announced. Service out of Charleston will begin March 13, 2011, with Boeing 737s to make seven...
3:40 pm on Friday April 30, 2010

Midlands senator has no love for plans to draw low-cost airlines to Upstate, Lowcountry (updated)

Image by Flickr user donbuciak Is the $15 million loan being crafted to draw Southwest? Update April 30: And the plan has been pushed out of the budget, but not outright killed. Check out the latest at the Charleston Regional Business Journal....
3:40 am on Saturday December 6, 2008

Southwest traditions mingle with a Lowcountry on New Year's

Charleston Magazine shares the New Year's Day traditions of the folks behind one of Charleston's best Southwest restaurants, namely The Red Drum. An excerpt: Although Marianna is originally from Atlanta, her college years in Austin kindled a love...
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