In 1974, Manigault Wilcox became the editor of The News And Courier while Thomas Waring became editor of The Evening Post. Arthur Wilcox believed in effective on-the-job training, and several former employees at The News And Courier, discuss Wilcox’ methods. In 1975, Joseph P. Riley was elected mayor, promised to revitalize Charleston, and introduced a new arts festival in Charleston in 1977. The newspaper became the leading proponent of Spoleto.
September 21-22, 1989, Charleston would witness another catastrophic natural disaster: Hurricane Hugo, which caused $3.7 billion in damages throughout the county. Distributing the news became a challenge; one not seen since the 19th century.
- This indicator was designed to promote inquiry into military and economic policies during World War II, to include the significance of military bases in South Carolina. This indicator was also developed to foster inquiry into postwar economic developments and demographic changes, to include the immigration of Jewish refugees following the Holocaust.