1-Hour Longshoremen’s Work Stoppage Today

Police Monitoring Traffic There is a 1-hour longshoremen’s work stoppage at the SPA terminals today intended to bring attention to working conditions of longshoremen around the country. Early traffic reports show no major tie ups of local traffic as a result. So trucks we seen parked along roadsides briefly during the delay. International Longshoremen’s Association, Local 1422 headquarters on Morrison ...

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Backed Up At Wando

  If you’re a trucker, nobody has to tell you about the delays, lines, and frustration at the Wando Terminal this week. Local media has been all over it. The Post & Courier reports that traffic has backed up every day this week at the Wando Welch Terminal due to a new gate system being implemented by the State Ports ...

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Port of Charleston Is Biggest Jobs Draw

Port, Not Just Industries, Attracts New Jobs We don’t need new reports to tell us what we already know, but it’s still nice when they confirm what we’ve been saying. The story in the link below confirms that the presence of the port – and by association our collective ability to move containers and other cargo – is what keeps ...

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Fishin’ Friday Report

From CharlestonFishing.com The fishing this past week has been pretty good until all of the rain hit us early in the week. The offshore reports have been a mixed bag, but most boats have been able to find some dolphin, wahoo and some black fin tuna as well. There were also some reports of marking and the sailfish reports are ...

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SC House Passes Roads Bill

$280 Million of $2.2 Billion For Tri County     The SC House of Representatives passed a roads bill that is now headed to the governor’s desk for signing. The bill provides $2.2 billion in bonded funding over 10 years with no fuel tax increase. Lexington and Richland counties get the bulk, followed by the Greenville-Spartanburg area. $280 million would ...

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Possible Storm Over Memrial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Storm? Weather centers report there’s a possibility of a sub-tropical storm in the Charleston area over Memorial Day Weekend. This is earlier than usual for such tropical activity. Stay tuned – this could affect traffic on the highways. Odds increase for subtropical storm to hit Lowcountry during Memorial Day weekend http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20160526/PC16/160529516

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