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Unused prescription drug collection set for Saturday

The Drug Enforcement Administration is sponsoring a national collection day for expired or unused prescription medications Saturday, October 22 from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be 14 collection

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Charleston County debris removal faces challenges

Neighborhood streets throughout the lowcountry are covered with storm debris from Hurricane Matthew. The debris makes walking, bike riding, and driving difficult.  Charleston County has contracted with Ashbritt Environmental.  It is a

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Sanford seeks to expedite FEMA flood assistance

Representative Mark Sanford sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to expedite Governor Nikki Haley’s request for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Individual Assistance funds to those impacted

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GOP women bring tour bus to South Carolina

The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) brought its tour bus to South Carolina yesterday, making stops in four cities. It is part of a 39-state tour aimed at increasing

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West Ashley homeowners express frustration over flooding

Dozens of homeowners who have been devastated by recent flooding events in West Ashley showed up at the Charleston City Council meeting Tuesday at Grace on the Ashley church to

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Charleston City Council to hear from flooding victims

Charleston City Council meets this afternoon (5 pm) at Grace on the Ashley church, 2014 Bees Ferry Road in West Ashley.  Residents in the surrounding neighborhoods who sustained flooding damage

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Regal to air presidential debate on ‘big screen’

Regal Cinemas has announced that it will be airing the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at select locations starting at 9 pm on October 9, 2016. The

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Hurricane Matthew – should you stay or should you go?

Governor Nikki Haley called for a coastal evacuation from Hurricane Matthew on Wednesday afternoon. An estimated 175,000 coastal residents have evacuated, short of the 250,000 expected by South Carolina emergency

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West Ashley revitalization commission in place

Charleston City Council recently approved Mayor John Tecklenburg’s slate of 19 members for the long-anticipated West Ashley Revitalization Commission. The commission is asked with developing a master plan for West

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Charleston GOP opens election office in Village Square

Charleston County is a true “battleground” county, evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats. The Charleston County GOP recently opened its election office at 1654 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard in West Ashley’s

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