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6:51 am on Thursday March 14, 2013

Jewelers chemical spill closes section of Bay Street on Wednesday

The release of a noxious chemical commonly used by jewelers sickened three downtown Beaufort employees and led emergency workers to close a three-block section of Bay Street's shopping district on Wednesday morning for two hours. Here are more...
7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
10:37 am on Monday April 2, 2012

LOCAL AND NATIONAL ECO-FRIENDLY DESIGNERS TO DEBUT AT THIS YEARS CHARLESTON ECO FASHION EVENT!

The second edition of the Charleston Eco Fashion Event will kick off Saturday, April 21st at the Michael Mitchell Gallery from 7:00pm to 9:00pm with an impressive lineup of environmentally-friendly runway shows.  The event seeks to promote...
3:37 am on Monday October 27, 2008

Coal power: What to do about all the toxic ash

Image by Flickr user The TardigradeImage by 20081026ash.jpg With all the heated exchanges over what to do about spent fuel from nuclear power, the coal power problem has been all but swept under the rug. And for once we're not talking about the air...
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