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Schematic drawing of the new Baxter Patrick James Island Library, set to open at the end of next year.

GOOD NEWS: Officials break ground for new James Island library

Staff reports  |  A new 20,000 square foot library on James Island should open by the end of 2018, according to library and county officials who kicked off construction of the facility at a Friday groundbreaking.

In related news, county officials last week gave the O.K. to designers and builders to move forward with a new library to replace the Cooper River Memorial Library in North Charleston.

by · 10/02/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
PHOTO:  Upside down

PHOTO: Upside down

We’re told this boat has been turned upside down in this James Island creek for quite some time. Hurricane Matthew apparently blew it to one side of a dock, but it slowly returned to where it now gathers a few oysters growing on the side. Photo by Andy Brack.

by · 02/13/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
FOCUS: 26th annual Holiday Festival of Lights is less than 3 weeks away

FOCUS: 26th annual Holiday Festival of Lights is less than 3 weeks away

By Sarah Reynolds, CCPRC | The beloved Holiday Festival of Lights is returning for its 26th year with even more to experience! Featuring an estimated 2 million shimmering lights, Charleston’s most popular holiday event is open nightly at James Island County Park Nov. 13, 2015, through Jan. 3, 2016.

More than 4 million people have toured the Holiday Festival of Lights, which is hosted by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission at James Island County Park. The event has received many awards and mentions in publications throughout the country, and the three-mile driving tour delivers more every year.

by · 10/26/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Focus, Good news
The current James Island Public Library.

GOOD NEWS: Council vote on libraries to be June 16

Charleston County Council is expected to vote Tuesday evening on locations for new libraries for James Island and West Ashley. Also: Google milestone, Joe Lasaght, home energy savings

by · 06/15/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
Full issue, 6/8: Folly woman honored; Real estate

Full issue, 6/8: Folly woman honored; Real estate

In this week’s new issue, you can learn about the Folly Beach woman who was honored for innovation by President Obama. Andy Brack recalls times at Middleburg Plantation, New Real Estate columnist Doug Holmes offers good news about the local market. Good news, letters, a review and a Mystery Picture inside!

by · 06/08/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Full issue
Full issue, 6/1: James Island library, developers, tourism, poem

Full issue, 6/1: James Island library, developers, tourism, poem

Carol Tempel and Stewart Weinberg write how people should protest County Council’s initial decision to locate a new library in an unacceptable place on James Island; Andy Brack says the state should stop kowtowing to developers; Kyra Morris writes about tourism in Charleston; Joanna Crowell offers a Palmetto Poem; much more in this new issue, June 1, 2015.

by · 06/01/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Full issue