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Stories by John Steinberger

Environmentalists inconsistent when it comes to building in wetlands

Local environmentalists and politicians constantly beat the drum that we need more bike paths, sidewalks, and mass transit to take cars off the road and reduce our carbon footprint.  Why

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Paving wetlands is the real environmental threat

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order allowing the Interior Department to review the prospects of oil and natural gas leasing in Atlantic and Arctic ocean waters which are

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500 West Ashley students learn about vehicle safety

Nearly 500 West Ashley High School (WAHS) students learned about the risk of impaired driving and distracted driving at the school’s annual Vehicle Safety Day. The event was sponsored by

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West Ashley Farmers Market enjoys sunshine in second season

After a stormy debut on Apr. 19, the West Ashley Farmers Market enjoyed a sunny day in the second week of the second season. The event will be held each

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West Ashley residents want to see neighborhoods more connected

During the second citizen input session in the West Ashley Master Plan process, the vast majority of participants wanted to see more neighborhood connectivity and a better dining and retail

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Large crowd attends first West Ashley planning session.

The first of four citizen input workshops for the West Ashley Master Plan process took place at John Wesley United Methodist Church Monday. A capacity crowd of more than 200

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Should there be a park at “The Pig”?

Rumors are swirling that the City of Charleston is interested in purchasing the property formerly occupied by Piggly Wiggly at “suicide merge” at Sam Rittenberg Blvd. and Old Towne Rd.

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Chamber of Commerce urges Senate to increase gas tax

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce held a press conference Friday urging the State Senate to increase taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel to address problems with roads and bridges.

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Kobrovsky re-elected as Charleston County GOP Chair

Larry Kobrovsky was elected to a second term as the Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party at the party’s bi-ennial County Convention at Orange Grove Charter School Thursday. He

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Tecklenburg supports affordable housing mandates

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg testified before a State Senate subcommittee in support of the South Carolina Inclusionary Zoning Act (S-346), legislation which would allow counties and municipalities to mandate that

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