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Sanford warns of pending debt crisis

Outgoing Congressman Mark Sanford warns of a pending debt crisis, which could create havoc in the stock markets and the American economy. In an exclusive interview with WTMA host Charlie

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Republicans fared badly in suburbs in 2018 races

Republicans performed badly in suburban House districts in 2018, allowing Democrats to pick up 39 seats and capture the majority. Republicans lost South Carolina’s largely suburban 1st Congressional District for

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Charleston to focus on stormwater management

The City of Charleston is taking steps to create a stand-alone Stormwater Management department. The city’s Public Works committee advanced the idea Tuesday. Stormwater management is currently a function of

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Public input for Church Creek wetlands due Thursday

Local residents have until Thursday to submit comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the plan to fill in more than four acres of wetlands in Church Creek.

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Parker’s gas station coming to West Ashley

Parker’s gas station is coming to West Ashley, occupying the site of the former Exxon station at Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Orange Grove Road. Thomas Mathewes, a local representative for

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Construction underway for MUSC Citadel Mall clinic

Construction is underway for MUSC’s 127,000 square foot ambulatory care clinic at Citadel Mall. The clinic, at the former JC Penney space, is expected to open in December 2019. About

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Today is the last day for absentee voting

All three of Charleston County’s absentee voting stations will be open today from 8:30 am to 5 pm. The absentee stations are located at the West Ashley Sea Coast Church

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Karen Pence rallies for Arrington

Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, came to Andolini’s in West Ashley Saturday to stump for Congressional candidate Katie Arrington. Arrington hopes to become the first Republican woman

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Reading Partners needs volunteer tutors

The Oakland-based non-profit Reading Partners is looking for volunteer tutors to work with 150 students who are now on waiting lists in 16 schools in Charleston and Berkeley counties. The

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Board members blast CCSD for FOIA delays

Charleston County School Board members Kevin Hollinshead and Chris Collins blasted the Charleston County School District (CCSD) for not complying with state Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests in the

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