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1998 to 2001

DATE ARTICLE SOURCE
1/29/1998 If you have a kid who loves Morris Island Lighthouse, you NEED to read this now! Charleston Post and Courier
6/28/1998 Embattled beacons Front page story about the plight of Morris Island Lighthouse. Charleston Post and Courier
10/25/1998 Story on Lighthouse Keepers, a divergent group of people sharing a common goal. Charleston Post and Courier
12/9/1998 1/3 early-on editorials about Save The Light written by Charleston Post and Courier. Charleston Post and Courier
2/3/1999 Concern about an unknown person acquiring option to buy Morris Island Lighthouse. Charleston Post and Courier
2/28/1999 2/3 early-on editorials about Save The Light written by Charleston Post and Courier. Charleston Post and Courier
2/28/1999 Nonprofit group buys lighthouse Front page story on Save The Light's success! Charleston Post and Courier
3/7/1999 Letter to the Editor concerning campaign to save Morris Island Lighthouse. Charleston Post and Courier
3/11/1999 Story about City of Folly Beach making $20,000.00 contribution to Save The Light! Charleston Post and Courier
3/16/1999 3/3 early-on editorials about Save The Light written by Charleston Post and Courier. Charleston Post and Courier
3/26/1999 News article on talk of S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources taking over the Lighthouse. Charleston Post and Courier
4/22/1999 Story on unveiling of new Jim Booth artwork with proceeds going to Save the Light. Charleston Post and Courier
5/5/1999 Story on National Park Service's desire for Charleston (Sullivan's Island) Lighthouse. Charleston Post and Courier
5/6/1999 Story on Morris Island Lighthouse annexed into Folly Beach and paying off mortgage! Charleston Post and Courier
7/25/1999 Review of Save The Light Inc.'s popular web site at The State online! thestate.com
8/3/1999 Elsa McDowell column on Johnny Ohlandt / Save The Light/Morris Island Lighthouse. Charleston Post and Courier
8/16/1999 Associated Press story on Save The Light run by numerous Southeast media outlets! Associated Press
10/31/1999 Front page article on Save The Light's plan to turn the lighthouse over to the State! Charleston Post and Courier
11/02/1999 Superb and timely editorial makes the right recommendation for tax-payers in S.C. Charleston Post and Courier
11/05/1999 S.C. Heritage Trust board meeting wrap-up, key quotes and the latest information! Charleston Post and Courier
11/09/1999 News release on Save The Light Inc. participating in First Night Charleston 2000. First Night Charleston -2000
11/16/1999 Charleston Post and Courier Schools Plus news story about Millennium Lighthouse. Charleston Post and Courier
11/21/1999 Follow-up news story on the construction of Charleston's Millennium Lighthouse. Charleston Post and Courier
11/24/1999 Nephew of Morris Island Lighthouse keeper recalls "Living on top of the world". Charleston Post and Courier
2/5/2000 S.C. Heritage Trust board votes to add Morris Island Lighthouse onto its "Buy" list! Charleston Post and Courier
2/27/2000 WCIV (ABC) News Channel 4 story on Save The Light web site lead in I-awards! WCIV (ABC) News
4/18/2000 DNR Board of Directors expected to vote to take title to Morris Island Lighthouse! Charleston Post and Courier
4/22/2000 Save The Light sells Morris Island Lighthouse to state of South Carolina for $1.00! Charleston Post and Courier
4/26/2000 Editorial congratulates SCDNR and Save The Light Inc. for making our agreement! Charleston Post and Courier
9/26/2000 Editorial praises the S.C. Budget and Control Board approval to buy the lighthouse! Charleston Post and Courier
12/10/2000 Press release about the lighthouse deed transfer ceremony on December 13, 2000! Save the Light, Inc.
12/13/2000 The Governor proclaims the deed transfer date as "Morris Island Lighthouse Day" Governor Jim Hodges
12/16/2000 The Lighthouse Directory did a summary of Morris Island Lighthouse sold for $1.00 The Lighthouse Directory
8/06/2001 Architecture and Preservation column about the lighthouse's designer, Peter C. Hains Architecture and Preservation
Fall 2001 Morris Island Lighthouse Makes Cover of Keeper's Log (Fall 2001) Save the Light, Inc. Web Site

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