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2009 

On Thursday, about half of the meters in Downtown Charleston received a major upgrade.  Now they accept SmartCards. So what is a SmartCard for a meter?  Only a genius idea that I don't know why it took so long to start using.  A SmartCard is just like a debit card.  You swipe your card when you ...
01/17/2009
In our weakened economy, everyone is hurting.  But I think the non-profits are suffering a little more than usual. Most people are being much more conscious of spending money, so charities are not receiving the support that they have seen in the past. One thing that is near and dear to my heart ...
01/17/2009
This has been going on for some time.  There is a developer who wants to build a huge, multi-use development around the historic Angel Oak Tree on Johns Island. There are many, many people in opposition to this development -- myself included. So I want to get the word out about a meeting that wi...
01/16/2009
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I can not agree more with Mirela about how great St. Kitts is. On a Real Estate Note: The partners of Kiawah Island (located off Charleston, SC) are in the works of creating a luxury resort called Christophe Harbour and is being designed to accept the "super mega yachts. They broke ground late 20...
01/16/2009
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This is a little blast from the past. I was driving to the office this morning when I was pasted by a Smart Car and it hit me. They remind me of Penny Racers. You know, those little 1 inch cars that you pull back, let go and watch the fun. They offered a slot on the back that allowed you to place...
01/16/2009
 This is the Biggest Boat Show and Sale in the Lowcountry! Don't miss your chance to see all of the the latest models and newest trends in the boating industry!  Check them all out at the 29th Annual Charleston Boat Show. Boats will be packed inside and all around the Charleston Area Convention ...
01/15/2009
While it is 52 degree and sunny outside now, Charleston is preparing for it's first cold snap this winter season. Up north this may just look like an average week and they may welcome 50 degree weather, that is not the case here in the south. Our favorite News Team at Channel 2 WCBD, projects tha...
01/14/2009
First you may ask, what is churning? Churning is the process where agents take their listings off the market and and turn around to put it right back on. This is done to make the listing look new again. When the new listing hits the market is appears to be a brand new listing and it completely ch...
01/14/2009
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    Whether you're buying or selling a home, we want to earn your business. We invite you to contact us as we'd be happy to assist you with your important transaction. In addition, if you have any general questions about buying or selling real estate in South Carolina, please contact us as we're...
01/14/2009
I just came across a website called Modest Needs.  They are a not for profit group determined to stop the cycle of poverty BEFORE it starts for the low-income workers whom conventional philanthropy has forgotten. This group was founded in 2002, and according to their website, "by working togethe...
01/13/2009
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