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County Council needs to show infrastructure bank the money for I-526

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) met Thursday in Columbia to address the I-526 completion project. The STIB board went into executive session for hours and came out with the

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Downtown bike rental market popular with tourists, MUSC

The Gotcha Bikes company launched its Holy Spokes bicycle rental business on May 30. The company enables people to use a cell phone app to rent its 250 bicycles set

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Superintendent won’t reveal top 100 salaries to board member

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinghead sent an email to Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait on Tuesday, July 18 asking for a list of the 100 highest paid CCSD employees and

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CCSD Board votes in favor of pay raise and Mt. Pleasant stadium

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board voted 5 -2 Monday to build a new football stadium on the Wando High School campus. Board members Cindy Coats, Eric Mack, Michael

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West Ashley Circle Harris Teeter gets preliminary approval

The City of Charleston’s Design Review Board (DRB) granted preliminary approval to the retail project between West Ashley Circle and Grand Oaks Blvd. anchored by grocery chain Harris Teeter. The

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Charleston County School Board voting on controversial pay raise

Monday, July 17 the Charleston County School Board could vote to give consolidated board members a raise of $14,428 annually or about 40% of a first-year teacher’s salary. Constituent board

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Critical meeting for I-526 set for July 20

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) meets Thurs., July 20 to discuss the future of the I-526 completion project. The project, estimated to cost $720 Million, would connect West Ashley

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Is Personal Rapid Transit or podcars a solution to Charleston’s traffic?

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) convened Wednesday to discuss transportation. With 50 people moving to Charleston a day, traffic congestion has become a serious problem in West Ashley. The

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West Ashley Commission disputes transportation issues

Members of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC), including Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, had a vigorous debate on what role the Commission should take on transportation planning. Commissioner Morris Ellison

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Parents question evaluation system for CCSD teachers

On Tuesday, July 11 Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait held a listening session for parents. A panel of about a dozen parents with children attending CCSD schools

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