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Charleston County makes it difficult to run for school board

The Charleston-area League of Women Voters recently conducted a workshop for prospective school board members in North Charleston for residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties.  In a review of

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New West Ashley eatery supports local veterans

Breakfast and lunch restaurant Famous Toastery opened its doors this weekend at Ashley Landing shopping center on Sam Rittenberg Boulevard. It is offering complimentary meals Sunday until 2 pm and

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West Ashley United organizes litter pick-up

The community advocacy group West Ashley United (WAU) organized a litter pick-up Saturday morning along the Magwood loop. More than 30 people participated, mostly from Boy Scout Troop 79, which

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House proposal would lower state sales tax to 3%

The South Carolina House Tax Policy Review Committee proposed legislation which would lower the state sales tax rate from 6% to 3%.  The legislation would phase out most of the

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Sam Rittenberg will never look like King Street

The City of Charleston is making the pitch that implementing the West Ashley Master Plan will make Sam Rittenberg Boulevard West Ashley’s King Street. The plan, which was guided by

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Alveda King to take her message of unity to Charleston

Nationally recognized civil rights leader Alveda King, the niece of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be the keynote speaker at the February 28 Black History banquet at

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WAHS event promotes careers in technology

About 400 students at West Ashley High School (WAHS) participated in an event Tuesday to promote careers in technology and the military.  The Student Outreach and Recruitment program presented by

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Warren cites business experience, leadership in bid for Governor

Greenville entrepreneur John Warren, who recently declared his candidacy for Governor, told about 100 people at the East Cooper Republican Club Monday that his business experience and leadership skills are

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Trident Tech Transition Fair identifies post-high school opportunities for special needs students

The third annual Transition Fair for students with disabilities was held at Trident Technical College Saturday. The fair was organized by Charleston Collaborative Action Network (CAN) to help students with

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$34 Million for a high school football stadium is outrageous

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is poised to spend $34 Million for a 6000-seat football stadium to be shared by four North Charleston high schools.  By contrast, Spartanburg County School

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