Morris Sokol store building sells for $22.5M

The now-vacant Morris Sokol furniture store building sold last week for $22.5 million. (Photo/Liz Segrist)Charleston-based investment and development firm Vanderking LLC partnered with Greenwich, Conn.-based Wexford Capital to buy the vacant building and surrounding land. The buyer said the development plan for 510 King St. is under evaluation.  Read More...

Mount Pleasant asks planning committee to reconsider height restrictions again

Mount Pleasant Building height restrictions mapTown Council also voted to ask the planning committee to consider regulations for short-term rentals like those offered by Airbnb. Several residents also shared with the council their concerns over eminent domain.  Read More...

Former CEO of medical firm charged with securities fraud, conspiracy

Rondald L. Wheet, 51, was chairman and CEO of Revolutions Medical Corp., a Nevada corporation with its principal office in Charleston. Wheet and Bryon Scott Key, 45, who was the corporation’s investor relations representative and assistant sales manager, are facing federal securities fraud and conspiracy charges. Read More...

Obama sets aside money in budget for Charleston Harbor dredging project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is set to receive $21.3 million for several of its major civil works projects, according to President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget. Around $20 million of it will go toward Charleston Harbor and Cooper River maintenance and dredging work.  Read More...

Riverfront Park in North Charleston now equipped with 100-megabit public Wi-Fi

The Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation has put free Wi-Fi in Riverfront Park in North Charleston. (Photo/North Charleston)The Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation has added free Wi-Fi to Riverfront Park on the former Charleston Naval Base in North Charleston. The park’s manager said the 100-megabit public Wi-Fi service will save time and money for event organizers because they will no longer have to hard-wire a temporary network.  Read More...


Fashion Plate for Feb. 11, 2016

Rapport will host a Special Occasion trunk show Thursday through Sunday at the shop, 235 King St. in Charleston.  Read More...

Helping Out for Feb. 10, 2016

Capital Karate Mt Pleasant BBBS Fundraiser PicCapital Karate Mount Pleasant raised more than $530 at a fundraiser Saturday in support of the youth mentoring programs of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carolina Youth Development Center.  Read More...