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Stories by John Steinberger

Shahid briefs constituents on West Ashley developments

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid held his monthly Coffee and Conversation gathering Saturday at Charles Towne Landing. He had Charleston Police Department Team 4 leader Lt. Anthony Cretella brief constituents

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Black Panther actor inspires Lowcountry students

While growing up in West Ashley public housing, Cyrus Birch never dreamed he would become an actor. Birch landed a role in the blockbuster movie Black Panther and is now

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Wellness screenings set for Walmart Saturday

West Ashley Walmart at 3951 West Ashley Circle will be participating in Walmart Wellness Day Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm in the Pharmacy and the Vision Center. Staff

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N. Charleston arts school hosts statewide conference

North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary School (NCCAE), an arts infusion magnet school, hosted a statewide conference for schools using the Arts Basic Curriculum (ABC) on Tuesday. NCCAE is among 79

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GOP focus group characterizes Comey as “weak”

A camera crew from CNN came to Charleston Monday to use 22 Charleston-area Republicans as a focus group to respond to an interview with fired FBI Director James Comey and

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Sanford to file federal balanced budget plan

Representative Mark Sanford will file a House bill next week calling for a balanced federal budget within five years. Known as the “Penny Plan”, the legislation calls for a real

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Lowcountry focus groups set for May 1

The Library Foundation of the Lowcountry has set a “trial run” for a larger tri-county focus group effort on September 27 with the announcement of “On the Table” meetings on

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AG candidate Atwater says South Carolina has a gang problem

State Representative Todd Atwater, one of three Republican candidates for state Attorney General, told the Charleston County Republican Party Executive Committee Monday that South Carolina has a gang problem and

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Beaufort, SC – what Charleston used to be

A growing number of West Ashley residents are growing weary of over-development and long for the days before it became overcrowded. Of particular concern is the trend toward large apartment

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Mainstream media increasingly viewed as “fake news”

While the term “fake news” is believed to have been originated by the leftist group First Draft in an attempt to discredit conservative websites like Breitbart, President Trump popularized the

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