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Applications for county boards due Feb. 10

Five Charleston County citizen boards have vacancies.  The applications to fill the vacancies are due Friday, February 10.  The vacancies include: Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals.  The board rules

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Tecklenburg gives State of West Ashley address

A day after delivering the annual State of the City address at Charles Towne Landing, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg gave what amounted to the State of West Ashley address at

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City Council meets at Charles Towne Landing

Charleston City Council held its January 24 meeting at Founder’s Hall in Charles Towne Landing. It was sparsely attended. Mayor John Tecklenburg mentioned the recent groundbreaking of the Louis Waring

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West Ashley home destroyed by fire

An unoccupied home on Norview Drive in the West Ashley Northbridge Terrace subdivision caught fire early Monday morning. The Charleston Consolidated Dispatch call went out shortly after 6 am. Units

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Summerville Mayor values citizen input

Summerville Mayor Wiley Johnson challenged incumbent Bill Collins in 2015 because he wanted more transparency in town government and more citizen involvement. The Town of Summerville staff now reports directly

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WA Revitalization Commission seeks citizen involvement

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission met for the first time since November on Thursday evening. Commission Chairman Peter Shahid, a Charleston City Councilman who represents West Ashley, expressed a goal

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WA Revitalization Commission set to meet Thurs.

The 19-member West Ashley Revitalization Commission has a meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 19 at 5 pm at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway. It is the third

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Loftis critical of state pension panel

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis was critical of recommendations made by the legislative Joint Committee on Pension Systems Review. The 12-member House and Senate panel was tasked with shoring up

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Developer asked to remove artificial turf at The Ashley apartments

The City of Charleston Design Review Board denied a request after the fact to allow artificial turf which had already been installed at The Ashley, a 174-unit apartment complex on

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West Ashley Master Plan hits a snag

The Charleston City Council Ways and Means Committee, tasked with managing the city’s budget, voted 9-4 against a contract to pay consulting firm Dover, Kohl and Partners $500,000 to facilitate

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