The high-end $1 billion Lorelei project has shut down after plans fell through for the mixed-use plan proposed for the end of Romney Street in one of the last undeveloped areas of the peninsula. Source: P&C

The state may have a new gas tax, but don’t expect road repairs and traffic improvements any time soon. First up: Safety projects including guard rail and sign upgrades. Source: The State

National Democrats are spending $275,000 in support of Archie Parnell in the 5th District. Source: P&C

The Department of Commerce is asking legislatures to borrow up to $40.5 million to do site prep and infrastructure improvements around a potential new Chinese-owned tire plant in Orangeburg County. Source: AP, The State

President Donald Trump’s pledge to open areas off the East coast to oil exploration has unearthed worries over crews working off S.C. beaches to look for undersea oil and gas. Source: AP, Greenville News

It seems likely that a new home development in West Ashley will displace some residents of a mobile home park in the Maryville-Ashleyville area. Source: P&C