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
<p>The "Neck" area of the Charleston, South Carolina region, connecting the cities of North Charleston and Charleston, holds the potential to become an urban model regarding several issues which are plaguing the metropolitan area.</p>
Oct 23, 2007   The Post & Courier
<p>A mixed-use village on a prime parcel of land in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina, known as Renaissance Park may be the first major project to result from the city's recently adopted master plan.</p>
Aug 13, 2007   Spartanburg Herald-Journal
<p>Some residents of Columbia, South Carolina's Granby neighborhood, near the banks of the Congaree River, are concerned about how plans to redevelop the land along the river into a new riverfront park might alter the land's natural features.</p>
Aug 1, 2007   The State
<p>The water demand from the fast-growing suburbs outside Savannah have started to threaten local aquifers. Though water restrictions are in place and prices are increasing, the growth continues.</p>
Jul 17, 2007   The New York Times
<p>A program in Savannah is encouraging downtown churches to redevelop their parking lots to include needed affordable housing and neighborhood services.</p>
May 31, 2007   Savannah Morning News
<p>A 70,000-acre timber tract that spans the Low Country counties of Charleston and Dorchester in South Carolina will be developed by its corporate owner, MeadWestvaco, into an environmentally-sensitive community that emphasizes conservation.</p>
May 4, 2007   The State
<p>A sparsely-populated rural county in South Carolina is expecting the development of more than 40,000 homes over the next couple of years, which will more than double the population. County officials are looking to create a smat growth plan.</p>
Apr 29, 2007   The New York Times
<p>Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is considering the development of a half-mile streetcar line to act as a test phase before a proposed 11-mile system is approved. Consultants say the system shouldn't be built without transit-oriented development.</p>
Apr 19, 2007   The Sun News
<p>As South Carolina continues to experience accelerated growth, the state must better assess and manage its water needs, particularly in light of shared water sources between its fast-growing neighboring states.</p>
Apr 14, 2007   The State
<p>With a number of large housing developments underway, rural Jasper County, South Carolina, is anticipating a rapid urban transition. Local officials are looking to draft a growth plan to ensure that developers whims won't shape the region.</p>
Apr 9, 2007   The Post and Courier