Other issues in which the blacks of the city sought equality concerned voting rights and segregation (particularly regarding public schools).
On August 21, 1962, eight downtown chain stores served blacks at their lunch counters for the first time.
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The area averages 56 nights below freezing, but extended cold is rare.
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The population was 116,278 according to the 2000 census, while 2009 Census population estimates put the city's population at 129,333.
The 1990s and early 2000s saw revitalization in the downtown area.
The Congaree Vista district along Gervais Street, once known as a warehouse district, became a thriving district of art galleries, shops, and restaurants.