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  • THE PORT Royal Development Company Limited (PRDC), an entity in which five government agencies together have the majority shareholding, is trying to revive interest in the redevelopment of Port Royal as a heritage tourism attraction and cruise ship port. [Robert Stephens] credits the project's revival to current chairman of the UDC, K.D. Knight, who he notes is also chairman of the PRDC. He has been pitching the Port Royal plan since 1993. Down the road, what we see is that Kingston will be developed as a major home port. Visitors will come in for one night and stay and then go on the cruise ship in the morning. What is envisioned are sufficient hotel rooms to fill one megaliner," said Stephens.

  • We met up with Aunt May at her little shop called 'May's Grocery'. Aunt May is 84 years old and well respected in Port Royal. Everyone calls her Aunt May or just aunty and we were told she is like a mother to the entire community. Boy, you couldn't find a better place than Port Royal. In fact, I have travelled all over the world. Norway, England, Canada and the United States and I have never come across a more peaceful, friendly place than right here. And I am 84 years old!" Aunt May rubbed her forehead as she spoke. "Some people don't believe that we are so close to Kingston yet we are so different. To tell you the truth, I don't even pass Harbour View anymore. Right here you can sit out on the street until three o'clock in the morning and nobody trouble you. You sleep with your windo...

  • The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers is the lead Federal agency for an evaluation of the maintenance dredging of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) from Port Royal Sound, South Carolina, southward to the Georgia-Florida state line. The Corps' Savannah District intends to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to analyze the impacts of the maintenance dredging of this portion of the AIWW, including disposal of dredged materials. The DEIS will update the project's 1976 EIS and will analyze the impacts that have occurred from periodic dredging events since 1976 to provide a baseline for evaluating projected impacts from implementing a new Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) over the next 20 years. The DEIS will evaluate the anticipated 20-year dredging needs and alte...

  • A variety of educational programs will be presented in conjunction with Port Royal, Jamaica. On each Third Thursday evening from March to May, the Historical Museum will offer lectures and other programs related to Jamaican history and cultural traditions. Family Fun Days will take place every Saturday, beginning February 10, from 1 to 3 p.m., with hands-on activities for children. Third Thursday programs and Family Fun Days are free of charge. Port Royal, Jamaica is sponsored in part by the Jamaica Committee, Air Jamaica, the Jamaica Tourist Board and Jamaica Awareness. For more information about the Port Royal, Jamaica exhibition, call the Historical Museum at 305-375-1492 or visit www.hmsf.org Museum visitors will be able to see over 150 unique artifacts illustrative of life in Port ...

  • ISBN: 9780739117750 TITLE: Planning the past; heritage tourism and post-colonial politics at Port Royal. AUTHOR: Waters, Anita M. PUBLISHER: Lexington...

  • The Associated Press reports that a "great storm at Hatteras Inlet" off North Carolina has drenched Union troops occupying formerly Confederate-held coastal forts there in the first days of November 1861. After the storm, the report adds: "Five rebel steamers came near the inlet yesterday, but returned after firing a couple of shots." The gale is not enough of a deterrent for a U.S. Navy fleet and Army expeditionary force sailing down the coast toward South Carolina on a special mission.

  • THE RAIN wasn't around this year, and Michael Jackson's legacy was brought to life and 'King of Dancehair Beenie Man thrilled the authence. All these and other attractions made the Grace Tropical Rhythm Port Royal seafood festival a success after its second staging. LUST performing at the Port Royal Seafood Festival, held at the Football Reld, Port Royal on Monday October 19. Unlimited Dancers continue to carve out eye-catching dance moves and they returned to the Slorious days of Michael ackson's deft foot-movements, which the crowd greatly appreciated.Other performances came from Marvin Fishley, Adena Myrie, Poor and Boasy, and female gospel artiste Kerron Ennis. Proceeds will go towards the Port Royal Basic School.

  • WANT TO GO? SkyWheel, 1101 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, S.C. Hours (seasonal): 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. initially. Details: 843-839- 9200; www .skywheelusa.com. Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Parkway, Mount Pleasant, S.C. Hours: 8 a.m. to sunset daily; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in summer. Park admission: $1; 2 and younger, free. Details: 843-884-0832; www.ccprc.com. Harbour Town is within Sea Pines; there is a $5 per-vehicle fee at the gate to enter. The lighthouse is at 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head, S.C. Details: 866-305-9814; www.harbourtown lighthouse.com (the site has a webcam). Hunting Island State Park, 2555 Sea Island Parkway, Hunting Island, S.C. Park admission: $5; $3 for ages 6-15. $2 charge to climb the lighthouse between 10 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. daily. Lightho...

    ... Paris Avenue, just north of 16th Street, in Port Royal, S.C., take the walking trail into the ...

  • Jamaica PORT ROYAL -- Tropical Storm Ernesto brushed past the southern coast on Sunday, causing heavy rain but few problems as it took a course expected to carry it by Honduras and across the Yucatan Peninsula into the Gulf of Mexico.

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