Chloe Johnson covers the coastal environment and climate change for the Post and Courier. She's always looking for a good excuse to hop on a boat.
Months of three-way negotiations between Hollywood, Charleston Water System and Dorchester County have ended without a firm plan to help the town of 5,000 shore up its system. The Water System told the town in a Dec. 4 letter it was pulling out of talks.
Now, a standard disclosure form that sellers fill out in South Carolina will ask if a property has been subject to claims, and, if so, the dates they occurred.
A viral map that has popped up on several social media platforms in the last year shows South Carolina as one of only three states that allow unrestricted kangaroo ownership — all others require a permit or ban it outright.
In Charleston and on the surrounding islands where Revolutionary War and Civil War battles raged, casual beachcombers and serious hobbyists often run across small pieces of history.
Charleston is trying to figure out what to do with oft-flooded land in the Church Creek basin, where the city may install wetlands. Some residents would prefer a park, however.
Mayor Tim Goodwin said the vote isn't a rate hike in disguise. It's an issue of paperwork.
The protective nature ascribed to the color blue is an important part of West African and Gullah cultures. And it's evident all around Charleston.
Documents from the 1700s sanctioned by England's King George III were used to prove 20 acres of marsh on Kiawah Island — land that's usually state property — actually belongs to a private owner.
Charleston recently saw a week of flood-causing tides, and up and down the East Coast, scientists say, the ocean is higher than predicted.
Wild turkeys are at the center of many disagreements over fire use. The birds nest on the ground, in tall grasses, and their hatchlings are particularly vulnerable for two weeks after emerging.