Cainhoy Plantation: The Beginning Of The Endgame

9,000-acre PUD plan takes shape, plants early roots for long-term community BY: CHARLIE MORRISON In December of 2016, the City of Charleston Planning Commission kicked off a new chapter in the story of the Cainhoy Peninsula when the nine-member body voted unanimously to approved the first subdivision concept plan to be designed as part of … Continue reading Cainhoy Plantation: The Beginning Of The Endgame

A ‘Picker’s’ Paradise

Longtime Cainhoy family parts ways with old time treasures at epic yard sale BY: CHARLIE MORRISON When longtime Cainhoy Village Road residents MaeRe and H.K. “Butch” Skinner made the decision recently to part ways with the mountain of collectables, tools, and furniture MaeRe’s late father had amassed and collected over his life, it was a … Continue reading A ‘Picker’s’ Paradise

The Roots of Cainhoy

The Roots Of Cainhoy Historic "Meeting Tree" may be impacted in Clements Ferry Road widening project BY: CHARLIE MORRISON For the third time in just over two decades, a historic, 15-foot, 7-inch live oak tree along the eastern edge of Clements Ferry Road is slated to be removed to accommodate the expansion of area infrastructure. … Continue reading The Roots of Cainhoy

Forging a Future for Cainhoy

New Phillip Simmons High School campus on schedule for summer completion and August 2017 opening By Charlie Morrison Nearly one hundred years ago, in 1920 a then eight-year-old Phillip Simmons left the Cainhoy peninsula childhood home where he’d grown up with his grandparents to move to downtown Charleston. The reasoning was simple enough: the family … Continue reading Forging a Future for Cainhoy