The large plantations were subdivided into smaller farms in the late 19th century as the urban population began moving northward.
Government agencies for statistical purposes only, North Charleston is included within the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston urban area.
was an American actor, and singer known for playing Kenickie in the movie Grease, and for his roles in two American television series, Taxi and Babylon 5.
Conaway was also featured in the first and second seasons of the reality television series Celebrity Rehab with Dr. that when he accompanied his mother to a casting call for director Arthur Penn's Broadway play All the Way Home, a story set in Knoxville, Tennessee, the 10-year-old Conaway landed a featured role as one of four boys.
The main route for transportation of these phosphates eventually became known as Ashley Phosphate Road. Shortly thereafter, the General Asbestos and Rubber Company (GARCO) built the world's largest asbestos mill under one roof.Some of the streets in the area still bear the names of these original developers: Durant, Buist, Mixon, Hyde, and O'Hear.During World War II, substantial development occurred as the military bases and industries expanded, increasing the personnel assigned there.The following year Conaway appeared in the original cast of the Broadway musical Grease, as an understudy to several roles including that of the lead male character, Danny Zuko, and eventually succeeded role-originator Barry Bostwick.After breaking into series television in 1975 with Happy Days, followed by guest spots in several other TV shows, and three more movies including Grease, Conaway was cast as vain and struggling, but goodhearted and handsome, aspiring actor Bobby Wheeler in the workplace comedy Taxi, which premiered in fall 1978.