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2009-03-31 08:30:00

HOUSTON, TX, March 31 /PRNewswire/ - The Terrapoint division of Ambercore, the 4D Company, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Tridex Solutions to provide an innovative LiDAR solution for Dauphin Island, Alabama. Terrapoint acquired aerial LiDAR data concurrent with terrestrial LiDAR data captured using the TITAN(R) mobile scanning system. Tridex Solutions will mine these two data sets for a multitude of applications on Dauphin Island. Terrapoint's high-accuracy aerial LiDAR...

2009-01-14 12:29:00

BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Every January, many of us resolve to change our lives for the better. Research shows that the most popular resolutions pertain to losing weight and getting in better shape in the coming year, yet a very small percentage actually achieve this goal. This year, boost your chances for success by committing to a holistic program such as the newly launched Bald Head Island Center for Wellness. The Bald Head Island Center for Wellness is...

2008-11-01 15:00:12

LL Cool J, Pat Benatar and Marvin Hamlisch were among those inducted this week into the Long Island, N.Y., Music Hall of Fame The artists, along with Blue Oyster Cult, Jean Ritchie, Public Enemy, The Tokens and The Ramones, were inducted during a gala Thursday night. "When I was a little kid in North Babylon, on Lakeway Drive, just dreaming of being a part of hip hop -- I never dreamed that I would be in a position to actually be looking at a wonderful room full of people who are actually...

2008-08-27 00:00:24

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CRAWFORD, Texas President Bush proposed protecting three remote island chains, launching a marine conservation effort that could be one of the largest in history. Bush proposed Monday conserving parts of the Northern Mariana islands in the western Pacific, as well as eight islands and coral reef atolls and their surrounding waters in the central Pacific that are part of the Line Islands and American Samoa. (c) 2008 Charleston Daily Mail. Provided by ProQuest LLC....

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Tim Donnelly, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 6--Hilton Head Island's Town Council on Tuesday officially nixed a commercial building from plans to overhaul the parking lot at the island's busiest beach spot. When it first drafted the plan in 2006, the town wanted to include a snack stand, store or other commercial use as part of the major renovations of the Coligny district. The idea was to provide beachgoers a place to grab a snack or suntan lotion before hitting the...

2008-08-03 06:00:14

By Michael Welles Shapiro, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 3--The builder of a pagoda-shaped restaurant visible from the bridges to Hilton Head Island was granted permission to build a dock that extends 350 feet into Mackays Creek by Beaufort County's zoning board. The decision comes as construction continues on the building, which has a new sign that reads Sea Trawler Restaurant. The owner, Wilbert Roller Jr., had signaled at an April zoning board meeting that he...

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 2--Hilton Head Island was the in the enviable position this week of sitting back and watching officials up the coast scramble to defend water quality off their beaches. Hilton Head did well in an annual report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, but the report had state and Horry and Georgetown county officials parsing the data used. The council reported that eight of South Carolina's 10 most contaminated beaches are along the...

2008-07-30 06:00:39

By Jim Faber and Tim Donnelly, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jul. 30--Delta Air Lines will suspend its three daily flights from Hilton Head Island to Atlanta as of Nov. 30, less than two years after it started offering the service, the carrier announced Tuesday. Delta said it is retiring the ATR-72 turboprop aircraft it uses to land on Hilton Head. Those planes are "older (and) less efficient," said Susan Elliott, a Delta spokeswoman. Delta doesn't have other small...

2008-07-23 15:01:04

By Alvin Benn, Montgomery Advertiser, Ala. Jul. 23--SAND ISLAND -- Two rickety, one-way wooden bridges with protruding nails and rotting boards are all that connect this community of 200 to the "mainland." It isn't that far -- only a few feet really. But for those who live on these four square acres in Wilcox County, it might as well be Manhattan because of a new weight limit on the bridges. This year, the Department of Transportation recommended the county lower the restriction from...

2008-06-26 06:02:32

By Tim Donnelly, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jun. 26--Some property owners could get to use more of their land and not have to worry as much about tree cover under changes to environmental rules Hilton Head Island is considering. A Town Council committee Wednesday proposed eliminating buffer requirements in Folly Field, Holiday Homes and Forest Beach, areas that have special zoning restrictions to prevent overdevelopment. The town has been reviewing its environmental...


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