Colonial Lake renovation to begin in January

Rutledge and Ashley avenues will be narrowed around Colonial Lake and a water system will be built under the sidewalk on the Ashley Avenue side to increase the lake’s water height and make the water clearer. (Photo/Ashley Heffernan)Charleston City Council approved a construction contract with Wildwood Contractors of Walterboro during its meeting Tuesday night. The $4 million revamp of Colonial Lake will include a new water supply system along with additional pathways, shade trees and benches.  Read More...

Ports Authority approves contracts for terminal work in North Charleston

The board approved $1.56 million today in repairs and improvements to the North Charleston Terminal’s wharf to handle the wear and tear anticipated from bigger ships. The board also approved adding more security systems at the Columbus Street Terminal rail yard where BMWs come through the Port of Charleston.  Read More...

Boeing South Carolina surpasses delivery goals for 2014, execs say

Boeing South Carolina has delivered more 787 Dreamliners in 2014 than planned, though the number was not disclosed. Boeing executives said the local facility is on schedule with 787-9 integration and exceeding delivery goals for the Dreamliner program after production delays earlier this year.  Read More...

Hubner Manufacturing expanding Charleston County facility

Hubner Manufacturing Corp. plans to invest $8.6 million and add 50 jobs to expand its 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant by about 50,000 square feet. The global company produces parts to the bus, rail and air transportation industries.  Read More...

Mankiewicz Coatings to grow operations with move to new Berkeley County site

As a result of increased demand from its automotive and aerospace customers, Mankiewicz Coatings plans to make a $15 million investment to relocate its Berkeley County operations to a larger facility. The company plans to hire 15 more employees over five years.  Read More...


Helping Out for Dec. 17, 2014

George Roberts (from left), East Cooper Meals on Wheels president; Tracy Hunter, East Cooper Medical Center HR director; Jenny Hanzel, East Cooper Medical Center; Jason Alexander, CEO of East Cooper Medical Center.East Cooper Medical Center donated nearly 100 gifts to East Cooper Meals on Wheels. Gifts were collected during the past two weeks, including blankets, robes, clothes and socks.  Read More...

On the Menu for Dec. 16, 2014

Crave Kitchen & Cocktails is offering Thursday Oyster Nights from 5-10 p.m. each week. Crave will sell oysters on the half shell, fried oysters and oysters Rockefeller at market price.  Read More...