In Your City Of Charleston

Magnolia Gardens’ History Fair returns with expanded program

Want to explore local history and meet the people who promote and preserve it? If so, come to the 6th Annual History Fair on Saturday, July 7, at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. The History Fair is a free event featuring well-known organizations in education, religion, social services, the arts and tourism, including the planned International African American…

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The Charleston Fire Department Shares 2018 Charleston 9 Remembrance Ceremony Details

The Charleston Fire Department will commemorate the 11-year anniversary of the loss of nine Charleston Firefighters at 7:00 PM on Monday, June 18th, 2018. The ceremony will be conducted at the Charleston 9 Memorial Park, 1807 Savannah Highway. Members of the fire service and the community are welcome to attend. Charleston Fire Department personnel will…

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The Sustainability Institute and Metanoia among Strategic grant recipients

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded its Strategic grants for 2018.  The Foundation’s mission to address poverty in all of its forms is reflected in its decision-making around Strategic grants. These invitation-only grant awards provide the Foundation an opportunity to comprehensively work with organizations to affect organizational and community impact at…

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Regional Transit Framework Plan Meeting Online Until July 6

An online version of the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments Regional Transit Framework Plan Open House meeting is available to the public through July 6 at http://rtfponlinemeeting.com/. The Regional Transit Framework Plan project is an effort to identify a high-capacity transit network that meets the mobility needs of the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester region not only today but through…

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Downtown Charleston Bike Plan Now Underway

People Pedal CHS (the downtown bike plan) has begun implementation with shared-lane markings (“sharrows”) on select city-owned peninsular streets. Sharrows remind users that people on bicycles and in motor vehicles alike are to respectfully and safely share the space. The City of Charleston’s Traffic & Transportation Department started on June 6, 2018 with Hester Street,…

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Robinson-Berry to Take New VP Role at Boeing’s Global Services

Staff Reports – Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing‘s North Charleston site, will take on a new role as VP of engineering maintenance and modification at the Boeing’s global services business. She will offer technical support services to the defense and commercial sectors at the Plano, Texas-based unit. The three-decade Boeing veteran previously…

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