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Charleston mayor: Emanuel AME to be focus of museum exhibit

...been working for 15 years to create the International African American History Museum at the location of a wharf on the Cooper River, where tens of thousands of enslaved Africans set foot in North America.Organizers had always planned an exhibit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-13/charleston-mayor-emanuel-ame-be-foc
Plane collision that killed father and son 2nd fatal tragedy for their family in days

...after they retired and returned to Missouri.In South Carolina, authorities found Michael Johnson's body in the Cooper River in a sparsely populated area. He was 68. Recovery teams are still searching the same area for his son, who was 30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-08/plane-collision-killed-father
Charleston's iconic Battery gets a makeover

...more than a mile along the shore where the Ashley and Cooper rivers, will follow in the future. Locals like to say the...Battery, several feet above street level, runs along the Cooper River and past the stately homes of Rainbow Row. Frank Newham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-29/charlestons-iconic-battery-ge
Change is afoot at SC abbey, but routine remains prayerful and quiet for monks, visitors

...listen to God," Abbot Stan Gumula said.The abbey, founded in 1949, sits on a tree-lined bluff overlooking the Cooper River about 35 miles from Charleston. It's just outside Moncks Corner ? although the town name has nothing to do with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-03/change-afoot-sc-abbey-routine
SC bridge broken, paper reports

...reports that one of its photographers hoped to use the elevators to get to the top of the bridge to take pictures of the Cooper River Bridge Run next weekend.But the Department of Transportation told the newspaper the elevators are functioning, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-03-30/sc-bridge-broken-paper-repor
Charleston has lot of freebies for visitors

...market.THE WATERFRONT PARK: The Waterfront Park on the Cooper River is a gem from the recent past. The eight-acre park...Bridge linking Charleston and Mount Pleasant across the Cooper River is stunning to look at and more stunning to look off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-04-06/charleston-has-lot-freebies-visitor
Seeking Savannah River's elusive sturgeon

...river basin to another."From studies we've done in the past, we know that some have moved from the Savannah to the Cooper River," Post said. "We've also found an adult Atlantic from off the coast of New Jersey that ended up all the way down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-15/researchers-tag-sturgeons-stu
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Voters put Sanford back in US House

...congressman, Tim Scott, to fill DeMint's seat.Colbert Busch had said after she voted in Mount Pleasant, across the Cooper River from Charleston, that she felt positive and encouraged. But in the end, despite Sanford's past being an issue for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-07/voters-put-sanford-back-us-house
Mark Sanford wins S.C. 1st Congressional District seat

...congressman, Tim Scott, to fill DeMint's seat. Colbert Busch had said after she voted in Mount Pleasant, across the Cooper River from Charleston, that she felt positive and encouraged. But in the end, despite Sanford's past being an issue for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-05-07/mark-sanford-wins-sc-1st
Confederate Memorial Day observed in state

...one of our goals," Freeman added. "Since the North won, the events kind of got swung to one side."Across the Cooper River in Mount Pleasant, three Confederate re-enactors fired a rifle salute. Later, a bugler sounded taps at a small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-10/confederate-memorial-day-obse
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