South Carolina

A post by Sustainatlanta reacts to the recent study that predicted massive, sprawling growth in the South in the next 50 years. The post's concern is that sprawl will "eviscerate' the Southern lifestyle.
Aug 24, 2014   sustainatlanta
Mecklenberg County, NC has created a program to encourage kids to walk to school in an attempt to curb obesity, but they're finding that the road to good intentions isn't properly paved.
Nov 14, 2008   The Naked City
FEMA has redone official maps of flood-prone areas across the country, designating some as flood zones for the first time.
Nov 13, 2008   USA Today
More retail, joining residential and office developments, is seen as the crucial linchpin in the ongoing revitalization of Columbia, SC's Main Street.
Nov 13, 2008   The State
The first phase completed, the residents of North Augusta, SC contemplate the effect of New Urbanism on the neighborhood known as Hammond's Ferry.
Oct 27, 2008   Augusta Chronicle
As the city pulls more and more people from the suburbs back to the center, planners and developers in Charleston are warming up to the idea of infill development.
Oct 17, 2008   The Post and Courier
The mayor of Columbia, SC proposes turning the city's main street from an eight-lane freeway into a more comfortable place to walk. Says a supporter, 'Bridging that street is important for future development in the Vista and Main Street.'
Aug 25, 2008   The State
<p>City planners in Charleston, SC would like to see some local malls redeveloped as mini-downtowns, filling in their parking lots with buildings, but local developers think they're insane. 'This really horrifies me,' says one business person.</p>
Aug 4, 2008   The Post & Courier, Charleston, S.C.
<p>American Rivers has named the Catawba River--which spans both Carolinas--as America's Most Endangered River for 2008, citing rapid development and outdated water supply management as factors in its ranking.</p>
Apr 25, 2008   The State
<p>Urban infill developments are slated to transform the vast industrial land between Charleston and North Charleston, South Carolina, known as "the Neck" area, into live-work communities that stitch the two cities together.</p>
Apr 22, 2008   Charleston Business Journal
<p>A small and distinct subculture of African Americans on the island of St. Helena on the coast of South Carolina is increasingly threatened by developers who want to bring a supermarket and golf courses to the island.</p>
Feb 6, 2008   The Economist