The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank approved about $62.2 million in funding for two major road projects in the Charleston area Tuesday: the final phase of the Spring/Fishburne improvements in downtown Charleston and a Charleston County project to alleviate traffic on Johns Island and West Ashley.
Mikaela Porter joined The Post and Courier in April 2019 and writes about the city of Charleston. Previously, Mikaela reported on breaking news, local government, school issues and community happenings for The Hartford Courant in Hartford, Conn.
To make King and Meeting streets safer for pedestrians and bicyclists, state officials may lower the speed limit there and make a portion of King Street one lane for car traffic.
Workers cut apart the base of the John C. Calhoun statue in Marion Square in downtown Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, as they r…
Workers on Wednesday morning were struggling to lift the statue honoring the early 1800s South Carolina politician John C. Calhoun from a 115-foot-high perch overlooking Marion Square in downtown Charleston.
Speaking as one, Charleston City Council on Tuesday night unanimously ordered the removal of the John C. Calhoun monument from Marion Square, …
The caretakers of Marion Square in Charleston say they will not step into City Council's vote tonight on removing the statue of John C. Calhoun.
King Street merchants south of Calhoun Street are frustrated they keeping hearing police and city officials say they are addressing ongoing problems with vagrants, palmetto rose sellers and bicyclists who drive on the sidewalk.
Five years after nine Black churchgoers were murdered at Emanuel AME Church on Charleston's Calhoun Street, demonstrators gathered and continued their call for action. Though different tactics were used Wednesday, the message was the same: more action is needed to address violence against Black people, more action is needed to address low wages to Black people, more action is needed to better schools for Black children.
Protesters celebrate the presumed demise of the John Calhoun monument in downtown Charleston, S.C., by spray painting and defacing the statue'…
As Charleston reaches a "critical" rate of new coronavirus cases, Mayor John Tecklenburg urges city residents and business leaders to practice good hygiene and wear masks when interacting with others indoors.