Friday, September 13, 2013

The Agenda: Piggly Wiggly selling local stores; Cruise terminal project permit thrown out; Morris back in the lineup?

Biden coming to Charleston Monday

Posted by Sam Spence on Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 11:38 AM

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The Post and Courier just couldn't resist the swine headline this morning in their story about Charleston-based Piggly Wiggly selling off 29 stores. [P&C]

Following up yesterday's reported muffling of State sports columnist Ron Morris, the paper's executive editor told his staff Thursday "moving forward, all topics—including USC football—are in play," admitting that Morris' higher-ups asked him to focus on coverage other than USC football. [Romenesko]

Best of Charleston 2013 award winner Joe Biden will make a trip to the Holy City on Monday for a stop at the Port of Charleston. [Politico]

Daimler Vans is investing $4.6 million to expand its Charleston County van assembly line. [CRBJ]

Saying the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers didn't do enough to review a planned expansion of the Charleston cruise terminal, a federal judge threw out a permit for the project yesterday. [WaPo/AP]

A custody fight similar to the Veronica case is shaping up, also between two South Carolina and Oklahoma couples. [P&C]

Hundreds turned out Thursday for a community meeting on Daniel Island to discuss the area's proposed switch from Berkeley County to Charleston County. [P&C]

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