Millions of dollars in taxpayer money has been spent to attract tourists to Charleston. Read more
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While the memorial to honor victims and survivors of the 2015 Emanuel AME Church shooting is still underway, both the timeline and the cost of the project has been impacted.
Real estate news
The building that housed the former Gnome Café on the Charleston peninsula recently sold for $950,000 to the owners of a well-known restaurant in the Charleston area.
South Street Partners recently announced golf architecture firm, King-Collins Golf Course Design, is planning a reversible nine-hole course on about 54 acres in Palmetto Bluff Club in Bluffton near Hilton Head Island. The course will include a mix of par 3, par 4 and par 5 holes.
Hurricane season is here
Saharan dust and high winds helped prevent any named storms over a 60-day stretch in July and August, but those conditions have been dissipating, said Mrinal Biswas, a project scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research who works on tropical cyclone models. Read more
The National Weather Service issued advisories beginning 8 a.m. Sept. 22 for rip current risks and high surf along Charleston's shores as Fiona passed by. The advisories would remain in place through 11 p.m. Sept. 23. Read more
Foods like milk, bread and eggs are not the best items to buy in the event of a hurricane. Food safety experts say water should be near the top of people's hurricane-preparedness lists. Read more
While South Carolina isn't expected to take a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian, we are deep into storm season and need to be prepared. Read more