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Public comments not included in West Ashley Revitalization meeting Wed.

The November meeting for the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) will not include a public comment period.  The meeting will be conducted in a workshop format allowing the 19 elected

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Arrington blasts Sanford for his attitude towards Trump

State Representative Katie Arrington (R-Summerville) has made support for the Trump agenda a central issue in her campaign to unseat Rep. Mark Sanford in the June 2018 Republican primary. She

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Kevin Shealy will favor West Ashley on City Council

Lowcountry Source endorses Kevin Shealy for Charleston City Council District 2. Shealy has made it clear that he will align with other West Ashley City Councilmen to ensure that West

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2017 Tax Reform – what’s in it for you?

After much fanfare, the House Ways and Means Committee revealed its tax reform plan on November 2. The question most people ask when there are changes proposed to our tax

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Carol Jackson best choice for James Island on Charleston City Council

Lowcountry Source endorses challenger Carol Jackson for Charleston City Council District 12, which is entirely on James Island.  Incumbent Kathleen Wilson has represented the district since 2005 and is seeking

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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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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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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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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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Four candidates battle for two City Council seats involving James Island

Four candidates participated in a forum Monday at Camp Road Middle School (formerly James Island Middle School) leading up to the November 7 elections for Charleston City Council Districts 6

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