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August 28, 1988 | RON HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
On these quiet, dreamy islands just off Georgia and South Carolina, a culture is being lost, a people displaced and, in an odd way, a part of America's most painful history is being replayed across a 20th-Century stage. For nearly 100 years, since the land was ceded to their ancestors after the fall of the Confederacy, children and grandchildren of freed slaves lived here in virtual isolation.
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April 7, 1993 | LYN RIDDLE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Here on the southern tip of South Carolina, amid moss-draped live oaks and sodden marshes, conservationists have worked for four years to protect 350,000 acres of pristine riverfront property that is home to ducks, storks, bald eagles, sea turtles and other wild creatures. But now they fear their efforts may be harmed if the state Department of Highways and Public Transportation goes ahead with plans to widen a two-lane road to four lanes.
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NEWS
April 7, 1993 | LYN RIDDLE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Here on the southern tip of South Carolina, amid moss-draped live oaks and sodden marshes, conservationists have worked for four years to protect 350,000 acres of pristine riverfront property that is home to ducks, storks, bald eagles, sea turtles and other wild creatures. But now they fear their efforts may be harmed if the state Department of Highways and Public Transportation goes ahead with plans to widen a two-lane road to four lanes.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1992 | DONALD WOUTAT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The German maker of BMW luxury cars is expected to announce today that it will build its first U.S. car assembly plant near the small town of Greer, S.C., in a bid to escape Germany's costly and volatile labor market. The reported $628-million Bayerische Motoren Werke plant will be the first U.S. assembly venture by a European auto maker since Volkswagen's ill-fated factory in Pennsylvania closed for good in 1988.
NEWS
January 6, 1990 | YEMI TOURE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Environmental change--from polluted streams to congested highways and overdeveloped land--is affecting the quality of life across the nation. Such change is gradual and often goes unnoticed while it happens. To measure how various areas have been affected over the decades, The Times dispatched reporters to the places where they grew up. This occasional series of articles examines how our hometown environments have been altered--for better or for worse.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1992 | DONALD WOUTAT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The German maker of BMW luxury cars is expected to announce today that it will build its first U.S. car assembly plant near the small town of Greer, S.C., in a bid to escape Germany's costly and volatile labor market. The reported $628-million Bayerische Motoren Werke plant will be the first U.S. assembly venture by a European auto maker since Volkswagen's ill-fated factory in Pennsylvania closed for good in 1988.
NEWS
January 6, 1990 | YEMI TOURE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Environmental change--from polluted streams to congested highways and overdeveloped land--is affecting the quality of life across the nation. Such change is gradual and often goes unnoticed while it happens. To measure how various areas have been affected over the decades, The Times dispatched reporters to the places where they grew up. This occasional series of articles examines how our hometown environments have been altered--for better or for worse.
NEWS
August 28, 1988 | RON HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
On these quiet, dreamy islands just off Georgia and South Carolina, a culture is being lost, a people displaced and, in an odd way, a part of America's most painful history is being replayed across a 20th-Century stage. For nearly 100 years, since the land was ceded to their ancestors after the fall of the Confederacy, children and grandchildren of freed slaves lived here in virtual isolation.
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