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$5.9 million renovation of Colonial Lake complete

Charleston’s Colonial Lake and accompanying gardens will reopen on Saturday following a nearly year-and-a-half long renovation. Charleston Parks Conservancy closed the lake, which is bordered by Rutledge and Ashley avenues and Broad and Beaufain streets, in January 2015. A new

Cold-storage distribution center opens in North Charleston

John Greenlee, the general manager for the Lineage cold-storage distribution center in North Charleston, talks about the layout of the 180,000-square-foot facility during a tour for visitors, customers and public officials. (Photo/Andy Owens)

The blast freezer at Lineage Logistics’ 180,000-square-foot cold storage facility keeps products at a constant 20 degrees below zero. State and local officials welcomed the addition to the import and export infrastructure of Charleston’s logistics sector.

Blackbaud donates $1 million to International African American Museum

Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni (holding check, from left), International African American Museum president and CEO Michael Boulware Moore and former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley hold a $1 million donation check from Blackbaud to the museum. (Photo/Ashley Heffernan)

The International African American Museum will give visitors a chance to trace their family origins, research their ancestry and record their stories. With Blackbaud’s donation, people from all over the world will be able to access those same tools.

Gibbes Museum of Art renovation complete

The Gibbes Museum of Art reopened this weekend after a renovation that took more than a year and a half. (Photo/Ashley Heffernan)

The Gibbes Museum of Art is now open after a $13.5 million renovation that took just over a year and a half to complete. The 111-year-old museum, located at 135 Meeting St. in downtown Charleston, closed in October 2014 and

Boeing S.C. marks milestone with 100th Dreamliner

Beverly Wyse (right), vice president and general manager of Boeing S.C., was joined by Terri Pope, American Airlines’ operations vice president in Charlotte, who took delivery Tuesday of American's new 787 built in North Charleston. (Photo/Kim McManus)

About four years after the first S.C.-built Dreamliner rolled out of Boeing South Carolina’s final assembly in North Charleston, the facility delivered its 100th Dreamliner to American Airlines on Tuesday. The 787-8 Dreamliner sat on Boeing’s flight line next to

Protesters talk to MUSC board about grievances

Protesters hold up small American flags during the MUSC board of trustees meeting on Friday. (Photo/Ashley Heffernan)

For most of the past two years, a group known as Healthcare Workers United has protested for better treatment of workers during Medical University of South Carolina board of trustees meetings. In the past, they’ve held up signs and stood

Public park not enough to sway Jasper’s neighbors

The most recent plan proposed by The Beach Co. transformed the now-empty St. Mary’s Field into a 2.2-acre public park. (Rendering/The Beach Co.)

Residents living near the Sergeant Jasper site off Broad Street did not agree to another plan proposed by The Beach Co., this time including a public park. Representatives from the property’s owner and developer, nearby neighborhood associations, the city and

Obama sets aside money in budget for Charleston Harbor dredging

President Barack Obama has designated $21.3 million in his fiscal year 2017 budget for major civil works projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The money is to be used for maintenance dredging, condition surveys and environmental

Boeing plans job cuts in airplane programs

In an effort to remain competitive and cut costs, Boeing plans to eliminate an unspecified number of jobs in its commercial airplane programs, division CEO Ray Conner told employees in a webcast on Wednesday. Boeing did not release any information on

Morris Sokol building on King Street sells for $22.5 million

One of the largest, most-talked-of commercial spaces along Upper King Street — the former Morris Sokol furniture store — has been sold for $22.5 million. Charleston-based investment and development firm Vanderking LLC, managed by Frederick Simon and Michael Shuler, partnered