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Bike rental market emerging downtown 🔊

There is a growing consumer demand for bicycle rental on the Charleston peninsula. The Gotcha Bike system won a city contract to lease up to 200 bicycles at 15 downtown

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Charleston cleaning up after Hermine

As lowcountry residents awaken this morning, they will discover yards and roads covered with debris in the wake of Tropical Storm Hermine.  Hermine brought  gusts exceeding 50 miles per hour. 

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Sewing makes a resurgence

Brooke Floyd and Laura Eicher were teachers at Academic Magnet High School who were interested in sewing as a hobby. They began taking lessons at Hancock Fabrics at Westwood Plaza,

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James Island teen signs with top NYC modeling agency

Sydney Proctor, 16, of James Island, SC, has been signed to a three-year modeling contract with Ford Models NYC. She joins the ranks of former Ford models Christie Brinkley, Naomi

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Children’s Museum closed Friday, Sept. 2

Due to inclement weather, the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry on Ann Street in downtown Charleston will be closed on Friday, September 2, 2016. No programs or events will be

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West Ashley United brings residents together 🔊

Launched during the 2015 Charleston Mayoral race to ensure that the West Ashley neighborhoods became a focal point in local politics, West Ashley United is a non-profit organization designed to

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Gilliard promotes unity with police

State Representative Wendell Gilliard started Charleston Police Unity Day 17 years ago after being elected to Charleston City Council. He has made it an annual event to promote good relationships

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Gaillard hosts Charleston Fall Home Show

Charleston Home + Design Magazine is hosting the Charleston Fall Home Show at the Gaillard Center. It is a must for those considering a home renovation. This year’s exhibitors include

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Shadowmoss residents seek to oust HOA board 🔊

Most newer subdivisions are governed by Homeowners Associations (HOAs), which hire management companies to maintain common areas and amenities. The HOAs are represented by a board of directors elected among

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Are you ready for peak hurricane season?

While hurricane season officially begins on June 1, the peak months for hurricanes and tropical storms are August, September and October. While Hurricane Preparedness Week was scheduled back it May,

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