Last week a pick-up crashed on the Woods Bridge and knocked the bridge out for a day. As Port Royal Town Manager Van Willis likes to say: “When the Woods Bridge is down it’s chaos over here.” “Over here” is the Port Royal approach to the McTeer Bridge, the only way on and off the […]
The perspective below was authored by Jim Hicks, who for many years served as chairman of the Beaufort County Planning Commission and as a member of the Metropolitan Planning Commission. It appeared in the April 20 Edition of The Island News under the headline “Lady’s Island Is Rural In Nature,” and is published here in
If you’ve struggled with traffic trying to get on or off of Lady’s Island the past few days, the Sea Island Coalition website can make it easier. The Coalition has posted on its “Resources” page links to traffic cams watching over key points on the Island, and you can see in an instant if you
Applications for annexation of five parcels in the County adjacent to Walmart have grown to seven in the past month, and the City Council will discuss annexation at a Council Worksession in City Hall on Tuesday (April 18) at 5 p.m. All seven of the parcels are zoned Rural District, the County’s lowest-density zoning where
City Handing Planning Responsibility For Lady’s Island To Sea Island Coalition & Coastal Conservation League?
Mayor Billy Keyserling, in his weekly newsletter of April 11 , seemed to suggest that the City had delegated responsibility for a Lady’s Island master plan to the Sea Island Coalition and Coastal Conservation League. He wrote: “As the Sea Island Coalition and the SC Coastal Conservation League continue to work on a much needed
At its March 24 meeting, the Northern Plan Implementation Committee heard an update on the County’s initiative to create a “Lady’s Island Area Plan.” As conceived, there was little new in this approach; the County proposed a review of past and existing plans and ideas for Lady’s Island, in an effort to guide future development.