More people are bringing firearms in carry-on bags to Charleston International and other airports around the country, risking missed flights and stiff penalties up to $13,000.
Passengers levels continue to soar at Charleston International, the state's busiest airport.
This would make North Charleston the first city other than Charleston to make a major contribution to the soon-to-be-built facility.
The deal will reduce the number of guest rooms from 25 to 24, converting one of the planned units to a single-family residence instead. It also changes the hotel's parking plan to move all required spaces on-site.
When concertgoers see Hootie & The Blowfish perform on tour this summer, they're also seeing images of band members and frontman Darius Rucker enjoying Grand Strand beaches, dining and golf courses.
A high-profile hotel project planned next to Charleston's Waterfront Park cleared a crucial hurdle this week, moving it a step closer to a planned groundbreaking later this year.
The new ordinance, which received final approval in a 7-1 vote Tuesday, will cap the number of short-term rentals in the town at 1 percent of the total number of dwelling units.
Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to give an initial donation of $1.2 million to the National Medal of Honor Heritage Foundation. The remainder of the contribution would be distributed over the next three years.
Low-cost airline Allegiant will tap into the snowbird season by offering a route during the winter and early spring to the southwest Florida coast from Charleston.
Three proposed hotels are up for review from a Charleston architecture board this week, including the full-service property slated for a spot next to Waterfront Park.
A family-owned beach chair rental company is in dire straits after a storm that blew through Thursday evening wreaked havoc on Isle of Palms.
The Midtown development in downtown Charleston marked an ownership milestone this week, with the original development group exiting a deal that took years to get off the drawing board.
Several years of construction work are ahead, temporarily blocking sections of the street and impacting movement in the city's tourism center. In conjunction with the drainage improvements, the city will also be making over the area with new sidewalks and updated amenities.
A new photography and history museum has opened its doors in Orangeburg, a city that's rich in civil rights history but was, in its founder's view, lacking in places that celebrated it.
In the quarter century since the first Panthers camp launched — and particularly over the last five years — Spartanburg has developed a "sustainable, tourism-driving community."
The museum group's leaders say their project can be built for about $45 million, less than half the estimated cost of the $100 million-plus museum previously planned at Patriots Point. They hope to plan, build and open the museum in four years.
Prompted by the arrival of British Airways earlier this year, Charleston International Airport's new passenger lounge overlooking the atrium debuts Wednesday.
Hotel occupancy rates both in the Charleston area and statewide lagged behind last year's figures in June, consistently one of the highest volume months for visitors.
Charleston's tourism marketing organization is rolling out an all-new online platform about African American history and culture in the region, and, according to its creators, the existing site is just a start.
With a defunct museum plan its past and a new project possibly on the horizon, Patriots Point has written new rules for nonprofits that want to lease its land.
Patriots Annex, an about 30-acre development on state-owned land along Mount Pleasant's waterfront, got an initial OK this week, but the developer's request to build taller buildings on the site was voted down.
Spencer Pryor's pay is nearly $100,000 a year more than he was earning as the spokesman for North Charleston police.
Charleston International Airport's attorney is being paid more than the airport authority's CEO.
The carrier's new service between Charleston and London service could be affected if cockpit crews walk off the job for a prolonged period.
In a move that could affect Charleston's only transatlantic flight, British Airways pilots voted overwhelmingly to take strike action amid a long-running dispute over pay, their union said Monday.
While passengers at Charleston International look at the flight boards for the latest arrival and departure times, Martha Ralston eyes the walls, columns and even the floors for money-making p…
An upper peninsula lot won't be added to Charleston's hotel zone after a rare 7-6 vote from City Council last week.
The bankruptcy of a Myrtle Beach vacation ownership group is one of the oddest cases to hit the South Carolina docket in recent years.
A carriage horse tripped while on a tour in downtown Charleston Friday afternoon but sustained no serious injuries.
Members of Charleston's Planning Commission voted Wednesday to approve proposed changes to the city's hotel rules but with some modifications, including a request to reconsider a wholesale ban on rooftop bars.
With bigger airplanes carrying more passengers to more destinations, Charleston International's passenger count soared by nearly 227,000 during the first six months of the year over the same p…
Charleston's City Council voted Tuesday to approve critical contracts for the International African American Museum, allowing the project to start construction after almost two decades of planning and fundraising.
Oil and gas giant BP, which operates a petrochemical plan in the Charleston area, has donated $1 million to Charleston's African American Museum.
Charleston's International African American Museum, a project which has been nearly 20 years in the making, will ask the city to approve $60.2 million worth of construction contracts this week, marking one of the final steps before the project can break ground.
By the beginning of next year, the completed passages should span about 400 miles total. That's about 80 percent of the way to finishing the trail, which will be between 500 and 520 miles when complete.
No carriage passengers were injured, and a veterinarian told the city the horse could return to work on Monday.
A former downtown furniture store has sold for $11 million to a firm affiliated with a Philadelphia-based company that develops hotels catered to extended-stay guests.
Charleston's International African American Museum has selected a key leader for its construction phase, which is set to begin early this fall.
Charleston also ranked twelfth on the magazine's list of the 15 best cities in the world, making it one of only two U.S. cities to make the cut.
The connections between Charleston and Freetown are rooted in the transatlantic slave trade, when Bunce Island, just off Sierra Leone's coastline, became a primary spot where captive people boarded slave ships bound for South Carolina.
A state park in the Upstate is growing by about a quarter of its current size with the addition of 955 acres of wilderness, expanding the popular park's capacity to accommodate visitors.
Carriage tours were temporarily called off in Charleston Wednesday, marking the sixth time this year and second day this week that tours were stopped for extreme heat.
Travelers are expected to come out in record numbers this Independence Day, and Charleston is projected to be the second most popular destination for drivers in the Carolinas, just behind Myrtle Beach.
The Myrtle Beach resort includces 2 hotels with a combined 100,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
A prominent downtown building that recently housed the Art Institute of Charleston may become a boutique hotel.
Jim Courtovich flies about six times a month on JetBlue Airways from Charleston International to Reagan National in Washington, D.C.
Charleston airport's list of distant destinations continues to grow, this time with a new service to the upper Midwest.
Just as a new effort to build a museum to the Medal of Honor has emerged in the Lowcountry, the museum group which announced last year that it was leaving South Carolina has narrowed its national search to two cities.
In addition to its pledge toward the construction and design of the museum, the energy provider is also funding 1,000 museum memberships to people served by the Charleston Promise Neighborhood.
Charleston International and its two smaller sister airports will benefit from nearly $15 million in government grants while four other airports in South Carolina will pick up a combined $8.3 …