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10:37 am on Tuesday July 17, 2012

Damaged Pigeon Point park play stations to be repaired

Eric H. Doss/TheDigitel From an April 21 fundraiser for the park. In 2006 renovations to Pigeon Point Park were largely completed and the park has become increasingly popular with  neighborhood residents and Beaufort at large.  With that popularity...
10:05 am on Tuesday April 17, 2012

Gimme Shelter Announced to Benefit Operation Home

Operation Home announces the 2nd Annual Gimme Shelter presented by Home Team BBQ on Saturday, May 12th at 6pm at the Navy Yard at Noisette, 10 Storehouse Row. The Big Easy comes to the Lowcountry with lively entertainment, funky music from Dikki Du...
12:50 am on Friday December 23, 2011

Beaufort National Cemetery's brick wall getting a fix up

Department of Veterans Affairs Updated December 23: The work is under way and The Island Packet offers up a before and after look with a photo; take a gander over here. First reporting: A preservation project to rehabilitate the historic wall (...
3:59 am on Monday October 31, 2011

Charleston doing faster, cheaper fixes on sidewalk woes

Image by Flickr user elycefeliz A rather mild example of sidewalk issues in Charleston.Charleston sidewalks, they're almost a case study in problems you can have. The city is old, the ground is often landfill and sinks, many different types of...
3:40 am on Sunday May 8, 2011

Insight on just why Charleston's sidewalks are often so bumpy

Image by Flickr user Matt Carman A rather mild example of sidewalk issues in Charleston.Charleston is not a city where I'd want to be in charge of sidewalk maintenance. Off the top of my head, a top five list of reasons not to: Sidewalks are often...
3:47 pm on Wednesday March 2, 2011

Renovation, repair and paint projects require EPA certified training

The United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a Renovation, Repair and Paint (RRP) rule in 2008 requiring the use of  lead-safe practices and other actions aimed at preventing lead poisoning. Under the rule, beginning April 22, 2010,...
3:28 am on Tuesday April 6, 2010

Morris Island Lighthouse gets $2M to stabilize deteriorating foundation

Image by Flickr user tedkerwin Already in place around the lighthouse is a metal cofferdam that is shielding the structure from waves. The Morris Island Lighthouse is finally getting about $1.9 million for replacing the currently deteriorating...
9:32 am on Monday April 27, 2009

Church repair: Augmenting history with steel

Image by YouTube user SaveBethelImage by 20090427-repair.jpg A glimpse at the new metal-wood roof support.Repairs to the termite damaged Bethel United Methodist Church are nearing completion, and great strides have been made to fix the building...
8:43 am on Tuesday October 14, 2008

Historic church gutted to repair termite damage

Image by 20081014church.jpg [gmap markers=blue::32.7838830957529,-79.9410080909729 |zoom=15 |center=32.7842438924523,-79.93987083435059 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] If you've been through Harleston Village and down Pitt...
2:20 pm on Thursday August 28, 2008

Ben Sawyer bridge to get $40 million in repairs

Image by NOAAImage by 20080828bensawyer.jpg The Ben Sawyer bridge was heavily damaged during Hurricane Hugo in 1989. [gmap markers=blue::32.77269767232346,-79.84193801879883 |zoom=12 |center=32.78294501748632,-79.85515594482422 |width=220px |height=...
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