Marble House was constructed between 1888 and 1892 for Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt. It was a summer season house, or “cottage,” as Newporters known as them in remembrance of the modest homes of the early 19th century. But Marble House was much more; it was a social and architectural landmark that set the tempo for Newport’s subsequent transformation from a quiet summer time colony of picket homes to the legendary resort of opulent stone palaces.
A bill to legalize medical marijuana in South Carolina will get precedence standing and be taken up on special order subsequent week, the measure’s sponsor stated at a rally within the state Capitol on Wednesday. Rep. Omeria Scott introduced numerous amendments that were voted down, including changes that would adjust the composition of the state’s medical marijuana advisory board, allowed outside cultivation and mandated that reviews about the program be publicly posted. The …read more >