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Former West Ashley School converting to an office complex

The former Albemarle Elementary School at 720 Magnolia Rd., built in 1957, is re-opening as an office complex called The School House. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Wed. at

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Trump takes decisive action in Syria

While hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Palm Beach, FL resort, President Donald Trump informed his guest that the United States was launching a missile strike at a Syrian

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West Ashley Master Plan workshop sites chosen

Four community input workshops have been set to help develop the West Ashley Master Plan from Mon., Apr. 24 to Sat., May 6. The workshops (except for May 6) will

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Grooms: I-526 funding not in jeopardy

State Senator Larry Grooms, who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, told a West Ashley Republican group this week at Easterby’s restaurant that the $420 Million allocated for the completion of

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Groups converge to clean up West Ashley

Multiple groups converged Saturday to pick up litter along Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Northbridge Park and the surrounding marshland. The Sandhurst Civic Association has been doing the litter pick-ups on the

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18 of 27 Republicans oppose gas tax increase fast-track maneuver

In a measure favored by South Carolina Senate President Hugh Leatherman, 18 of the 27 Republicans who voted opposed moving the proposed fuels tax increase legislation (H-3516) to “special order”

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Media filter – how news outlets can report events completely differently

There is a wide variation on how local news outlets cover stories.  The Tues. Charleston City Council meeting at the James Island Recreation Center provides a great example of that.

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Residents concerned about flooding, traffic in proposed West Ashley Circle development

More than 100 residents, mostly from subdivisions along the flood-prone Church Creek Drainage Basin, attended a presentation by Rivers Enterprises about a proposed development outside  West Ashley Circle across Bees

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Trump sets out to nix climate change agenda

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to conduct an administrative review on the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, which required electrical utility companies to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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Charleston County School Board members deserve raise

The Post and Courier newspaper ran a front-page story Sunday about the Horry County School Board voting itself a pay raise of $6400 per year, making it the state’s highest

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