April 30, 2018

Hilton Head National’s proposed luxury RV park

The owners of a divisive Bluffton golf course have released more details about their plans for a luxury RV park even as their lawsuit against Beaufort County and its zoning regulations continues.

February 2018

Charleston County Bar

Bybee & Tibbals, LLC announces that Evan P. Williams has joined the firm…

October 03, 2017

Beaufort County killed plans for this massive Bluffton development

The fight over the future of the Hilton Head National Golf Club — previously confined to Beaufort County Council and planning board hearings — has moved to the courts…

January 17, 2014

Lumber Company Wins $4.85M Settlement from DOT

When buildings age, they often lose a little bit of their value as the accumulated wear and tear makes them less attractive to prospective buyers. But one lumber and millwork company in Charleston argued that the advanced age of its plant actually made it more valuable because it had a grandfathered exception to a number …

February 27, 2012

Blocked Driveway Equals Unlawful Taking

Henry Frampton and his wife had things worked out just fine with properties they owned on Folly Road in Charleston. She owned the parcel where they lived, and he owned the one next door, which they used as a rental property. They had no trouble finding tenants — until the S.C. Department of Transportation began a bridge replacement project which involved putting a guardrail directly in front of the driveway on that lot.

January 14, 2008

Future Freeway Expansion

A Charleston County jury in a highway department takings case gave the owner of a Johns Island tract exactly what it asked for: $5.34 million. The verdict came Dec. 4 in a dispute over what the state Department of Transportation owed for condemning a swath of riverside property needed to extend Interstate 526, also known as …

March 31, 2003

Phantom Midges

Town Must Pay For Midge Swarm From Wastewater Treatment Plant – Neighbors Win Inverse Condemnation Verdict