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Charleston reveals plans for black history museum

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Standing near where tens of thousands of African slaves landed in Charleston, Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. announced updated plans Wednesday for a $75 million International African-American Museum."We've been working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-23/charleston-reveals-plans-blac
Charleston's iconic Battery gets a makeover

...expected to cost about $700,000. Studies have not yet been done on what's needed to renovate Low Battery.Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. said when the entire project is done, the seawall will look much the same as it does now. The only change will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-29/charlestons-iconic-battery-ge
$1 billion Charleston, MUSC development could be largest in city history

...Charleston's almost 350-year history."This will be a beautiful new part of this old and historic city," Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. said as he was joined by university President Dr. Raymond Greenberg and officials in announcing plans for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-10/1-billion-charleston-musc-dev
Burke County product signs with Angels

...games and entered Sunday's play hitting .438 with four RBI.ALL-STAR: An announced crowd of 6,099 packed Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in Charleston, S.C. last week and saw the South Atlantic League's Northern Division beat the Southern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-06-23/burke-county-product-sig
Charleston academy for low-income kids stresses parental involvement

...know that low income kids can learn and that poverty is not an excuse for failure," he said.Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. called the academy "a wonderful glowing light right in the middle of our community" and that other schools in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-24/charleston-academy-low-income
Debate over Charleston's cruise industry continues

...Allison Skipper said the terminal could be done by the middle of next year if permits are issued this summer.Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. told regulators the plan is a good one in that it renovates an existing building and also opens 35 acres of authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-04-22/debate-over-charlestons-cruise-indu
North Augusta native Madison Younginer to start against GreenJackets

...The South Atlantic League announced its 2012 Hall of Fame induction class last week.Charleston, S.C. mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., well-known actor Bill Murray and former Asheville Tourists front office executive Carolyn McKee will be honored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/greenjackets/2012-05-12/north-augus
Judge recommends claims against South Carolina cruise industry move forward

...with the valuable assets that make this area a great place to visit, live and invest," he said.Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. called the recommendation to dismiss the zoning and the pollution complaints "very positive news" and said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-08/judge-recommends-claims-again
GreenJackets draw up ideas

...when the GreenJackets last played host to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game. Standing in the picnic area at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park before Tuesday's all-star game, Scheuer sounded like a veteran as he talked excitedly about plans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/01/gja_420757.shtml
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Charleston mayor's race sets money-raising record

...a fund-raising record as he makes his bid for an eighth term the most costly election ever for that job. Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. has raised more than $700,000 in the race, most of the nearly $1 million all candidates have raised. "I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/24/met_398284.shtml
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