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I-526 completion reaches fork in the road

There has been tremendous uncertainty in recent years concerning the I-526 completion project. The State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) allocated $420 Million to connect the unfinished portion of the road, extending

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Gilliard introduces manufacturing curriculum bill

State Representative Wendell Gilliard has drafted legislation to require South Carolina schools to offer courses which teach the skills needed for the emerging jobs in manufacturing and technology, beginning in

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Citadel Cadet James Durant in national College Debate 2016

A first-of-its-kind, student-led initiative called College Debate 2016 (CD2016) is underway to turn up the volume on student conversations about the presidential election. The Dominican University project is intended to

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Waring wants Council to show West Ashley the money

Charleston City Councilman Keith Waring recently addressed the West Ashley – James Island Business Association (WAJIBA) to discuss the West Ashley revitalization plan. He emphasized that true West Ashley revitalization

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Affordable Care Act premiums expected to soar 🔊

South Carolina households receiving health insurance coverage through the federal health insurance marketplace can expect to see their premiums for 2017 rise substantially.  Premium rates increased 14.9% from 2015 to

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Trump to return to Charleston for fundraiser

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will visit Charleston in September for the first time since he handily won the South Carolina primary with 32.5 percent of the vote February 20.

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Senator Scott’s event to honor Gulf War Veterans

Senator Tim Scott is hosting a special ceremony to honor South Carolina’s Desert Shield and Desert Storm veterans who served from 1990-1991 Saturday, August 27 at 3 pm at Charleston

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Limehouse promotes manatee awareness

Responsding to several manatee deaths in South Carolina this summer, Rep. Chip Limehouse convened a meeting of the Charleston County Legislative Delegation to bring awareness to the issue. Limehouse, a

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James Island veterinarian promotes raising chickens

Most local government meetings deal with zoning ordinances, public safety issues issues and tax changes. On Thurs., Aug. 18, the key issue on the James Island Town Council was an

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Recycling changes coming to Berkeley County

Berkeley County has a change in its recycling program scheduled to take effect Thursday, September 1. The monthly subscription fee for curbside recycling is increasing from $2.60 to $15.00, based

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