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West Ashley City Council Candidates square off at WAHS

Five candidates representing two West Ashley districts on Charleston City Council squared off Wednesday at West Ashley High School. The forum was sponsored by West Of Newspaper, the League of

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Prisoners teach WAHS students about making good choices

  About 800 West Ashley High School (WAHS) students attended a program sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Corrections called Operation Get Smart. Five convicted felons told the students

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Charleston City Council discusses drainage funding

At the Charleston City Council meeting Tuesday, Councilman William Dudley Gregorie discussed the need to find $8 Million in the 2018 budget to support a $100 Million bond issue to

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Webb Center in West Ashley – serving special needs children since 1993

The Charles Webb Center has been serving special needs students at its Evergreen Street location in the Ardmore neighborhood since 1993.  It was founded in 1928 on the peninsula by

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Former CCSD Chief Financial Officer still on payroll as consultant

On June 8 Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced the retirement of Chief Financial Officer Glenn Stiegman for health reasons. He had been on medical leave since May 30 and

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Most new SC jobs don’t require college

A recent report by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce shows that more that 39,000 new jobs have been created in the state during the past year.  An

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How do you want your greenspace money spent?

The Charleston County Greenbelt Advisory Board has published a survey asking taxpayers how they want $210 Million in greenspace money spent. The funding is part of the $2.1 Billion transportation

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CCSD official cites Charleston-area skills gap

Rich Gordon, Executive Director for Career Development for the Charleston County School District, told a North Charleston technical education advisory committee that our students and young adults are not being

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Medal of Honor recipient recognized at Military Magnet

Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Florent “Flo” Groberg was recognized by Military Magnet Academy (MMA) Wednesday in North Charleston. MMA serves students in grades 6-12 who live throughout Charleston

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Revitalization Commission defers vote on draft West Ashley Master Plan

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) unanimously voted to defer a vote of the second draft of the West Ashley Master Plan at its October meeting at West Ashley High

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