Glen McConnell Pkwy Widening Project Starts
Charleston County has announced that the widening project which will take the four-lane road to six lanes from Magwood Drive to Bees Ferry Road started in March. In addition to road widening, the project calls for a 10-foot-wide multi-use pedestrian and bicycle path, additional bus stops and upgrades to existing intersections. All work requiring lane closures will be done at night. This project will improve morning and evening commute times for West Ashley residents. Read more details about this project.
MSC Expands Operations in Mount Pleasant
Switzerland-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), a global transportation and logistics company, is relocating its North American headquarters and expanding its operations in Mount Pleasant. The project will add 25,000 square feet to its existing facilities at a cost of $13.7 million and should create about 135 new jobs.
Charleston Named The South’s Best City for the 5th Year
Our beautiful city continues to receive accolades! Southern Living Magazine’s readers voted Charleston as the No. 1 City in the South for fifth year! Charleston’s picturesque cobblestone streets, vibrant foodie scene, great accommodation choices and the special Southern feeling of our small, historic city attracts visitors and admirers from all over the world. Edisto Beach, one of our local beaches close to Charleston, was also ranked No. 11 among the best beach towns in 2022. Read more details here.