“City Council voted Tuesday to approve critical contracts for Charleston’s International African American Museum, allowing the project to start construction after almost two decades of planning and fundraising.”
The brand new North Charleston Intermodal Center is officially up and running and trains are officially coming and going from the new facility! Check out this video that was posted to North Charleston Government’s Facebook page.
While attending the 2018 South Carolina School Board Association’s Annual Conference on Hilton Head Island, Brownstone principals were honored by the opportunity to, quite literally, touch a monumental part of Black History.
Surrounded by school administration, students, elected officials and project advisors, Dr. Thelma Dawson, member of the Darlington Board of Education, and Arlene Wallace, principal of Mayo High School, snipped the ribbon to much applause.
“What an impact we have made with this initiative,” University of South Carolina athletics director Ray Tanner said. Tanner said not only is the area safer for folks walking to the State Fair and Williams-Brice, but it’s aesthetically appealing.
The program included remarks by USC President Harris Pastides, Law School Dean Robert Wilcox, S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald Beatty, Gov. Henry McMaster, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and William Hubbard.
“The University of South Carolina Tuesday unveiled its new, $80 million law school building – a swanky, 187,500-square-foot facility that occupies nearly an entire city block at Bull and Gervais streets.
The dark clouds of oppression, segregation and poverty that have loomed over the Augusta Avenue area for more than a century lifted during the dedication of the new Otis J. Brock III Elementary School on Friday.