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Debate swirls around restrooms at White Point Gardens

Restroom facilities at White Point Gardens and the Battery area of downtown Charleston are a top concern among residents, according to notes compiled during a recent tourism management forum. Other concerns included the number of festivals, parking and cruise ship regulations. Read More...


Ports authority plans to increase rates

The S.C. State Ports Authority plans to increase its rates and simplify contracts in fiscal 2015, according to President and CEO Jim Newsome during the monthly board meeting today. Looking ahead, the ports authority also plans to increase agriculture transloads and break-bulk cargo. Read More...


MUSC medical center emergency room visits down

Cash and cash equivalents for the Medical University Hospital Authority increased by $33 million over an eight-month period to $76.6 million. In that time, salaries and benefits of the authority‚Äôs employees decreased by 1.7% to $5.4 million, and net patient revenue went up 6.2% to $18,682 per case. Read More...


Boeing upfits space for IT center

Boeing recently leased roughly 32,000 square feet of office space and began upfitting roughly 60,000-square-feet for its IT Center of Excellence in North Charleston, according to regulatory filings with Charleston County. Read More...