PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - Land in Port Royal owned by the South
Carolina State Ports Authority is again on the market after a
second attempt to sell the property fell though this week.
Port Royal Town Manager Van Willis says concerns about the title
to some smaller parcels in the site and about a marina permit
prompted Charleston developer Ben Grambling to pass on the deal.
Former Gov. Mark Sanford signed legislation almost seven years
ago to close the little-used port and sell the 51-acre property.
Town council disagreed last year with Sanford's wish that 10
acres be used for a park. Most council members said that wouldn't