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7:35 am on Tuesday April 16, 2013

$850,000 Charleston fire boat damaged, Navy boat sinks

The chain of events on Saturday night left a Navy boat to sink after hitting a Charleston Harbor jetty and a gash in an $850,000 Charleston fire boat after it struck a channel marker off of Sullivans' Island near Fort Moultrie. The 36-foot fire boat...
9:58 am on Thursday April 11, 2013

Charleston harbor deepening funds in President Obama's budget

The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released on April 10, the fiscal year 2014...
12:02 pm on Monday March 11, 2013

Charleston air show expo canceled due to sequestration

Image by U.S. Airforce The Thunderbirds perform at prior air expo in Charleston.Earlier I wrote that sequestration's budget cuts could lead to meaningful deep changes, today they've lead to immediate public chages: the air show has been canceled. "...
6:20 am on Wednesday November 7, 2012

No need to panic about that great white shark 'just off' Daniel Island's shore

Mary Lee when she was tagged in September.Satellite tracking of a tagged great white shark ruffled some Lowcountry feathers after it pinged the shark in water just off Daniel Island. But researchers are saying that data point was almost certainly an...
11:28 am on Tuesday September 18, 2012

A beer dinner on the Charleston Harbor

It's not hard to find a craft beer dinner serving up local brews in Charleston these days, but Aqua Safaris is aiming to make things a bit more interesting by offering up the five-course dinner at sea. Beers will be from Holy City Brewing on Friday...
6:32 am on Friday May 4, 2012

Moms Sail Charleston Harbor for Free

  Plan the perfect surprise this Mother’s Day with a 2-hour harbor cruise aboard Palmetto Breeze complete with Sunday brunch and mimosas. The AquaSafaris crew wants to show their appreciation for all Lowcountry moms by offering this special trip...
4:59 am on Monday April 23, 2012

Photo of the day: Sun shines on the Holy City

Image by Dustin K. Ryan The sunlight comes through spring clouds on April 14 in this view of downtown Charleston's east side from the Cooper River.
5:55 am on Wednesday April 18, 2012

Body of 23-year old woman found in Charleston Harbor

The body of Elizabeth Ashley Ward of Wadmalaw Island was recovered from the Cooper River near the aircraft carrier Yorktown on Tuesday afternoon. The woman apparently jumped from the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge - her car was found on the bridge with...
6:24 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Power boat catches fire, sinks in the Charleston Harbor

A 37-foot power boat's engine caught fire and ultimately sank in the Charleston Harbor on Thursday evening. The four people on board were evacuated to safety with no injuries reported. The boat, however, was not so lucky. It sank near the Arthur...
11:00 am on Thursday March 15, 2012

Charleston Harbor entrance channel dredging to end this week

Image by Flickr user mikebairdThe $3.5 million project of dredging of Charleston Harbor's entrance channel is expected to finish this week. According to the article in the Charleston Regional Business Journal, Manson Construction Co. has removed...