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Thirty votes were needed on May 14 to overturn Gov. Pete Ricketts veto of the six cents per gallon gas tax hike approved by the state legislature, and that's just how many Sen. Jim Smith received. South Carolina may be next.
6 days ago   Omaha World Herald
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Catawba River--which spans both Carolinas--as America's Most Endangered River for 2008, citing rapid development and outdated water supply management as factors in its ranking.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
<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