Port of Charleston reaches another milestone

Another milestone was celebrated at the Port of Charleston last Friday when the port welcomed the 300th post-Panamax ship to call. The MSC Stella docked on Friday taking advantage of Charleston’s deep- shipping channel, the deepest water in the Southeastern part of the US. Additionally, more than three dozen ships of 8,000-TEU (20-foot equivalent unit) size [...] [...] Read More

Law enforcement warns motorists of busy weekend

It’s known as the busiest traveling weekend of the year–Thanksgiving weekend. Highway Patrol spokesman Corporal Paul Brouthers wants to remind motorists on the busy roads– To make sure your vehicle has been properly serviced before you decide to travel. Give yourself plenty of time to get where you are going because they can expect to [...] [...] Read More

AAA expects more driving, less flying for Thanksgiving

This weekend is the busiest weekend of the year for traveling. Tom Crosby with AAA Carolinas says 94 percent of travelers over the Thanksgiving weekend will be driving instead of flying. More people are choosing to drive than fly. Now, that doesn’t mean that the airports are not going to be crowded. It just means [...] [...] Read More

Gas prices may head “north” for the holidays

You may not be going over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house or maybe if you are, if you’re driving. Gas prices have leveled off after a slight jump seven days ago, according to AAA Carolinas spokesman Brendan Byrnes. “South Carolina’s average today is $2.68, and that is fairly level compared to [...] [...] Read More

Wilson: US should follow Israel’s airport security

As we approach one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, some travelers are skeptical to fly this year– not because they’re ”scared of flying,” but because of airport security before the flight. Congressman Joe Wilson was one of the first lawmakers to call for outlaw of the new airport security scanners that show nude [...] [...] Read More