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Sanford backs border security and immigration reform bill

Representative Mark Sanford told the group at the First Monday Republican Club at Easterby’s restaurant on Ashley River Rd. Monday that he plans to co-sponsor the Securing America’s Future Act

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Seekings looking for alternatives to property tax

Charleston City Councilman Mike Seekings told a group from the Carolina Republican Coalition Wednesday that Charleston has a lot of financial needs based on drainage problems and that funding sources

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CBS poll – 80% viewed Trump’s SOTU speech as “unifying”

A CBS News poll conducted immediately after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday night believed that his message was unifying. The approval rating for the

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Charleston hires landscapers to maintain Northbridge Gateway

The City of Charleston signed a contract with Southland Landscaping Corporation to maintain the Northbridge Gateway to Charleston, extending from Northbridge Park along Sam Rittenburg Boulevard to Old Towne Road

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Sanford challenger says illegal aliens could fund border wall

State Representative Katie Arrington (R-Summerville) told the Greater Lowcountry Republican Club Tuesday that funding for the proposed border wall could come from those who entered the country illegally. Arrington is

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Charleston City Council votes to preserve West Ashley plantations

Charleston City Council voted 13-0 to annex more than 5000 acres of property located between Drayton Hall Plantation and Magnolia Gardens Tuesday at City Hall. City attorney Frances Cantwell advised

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McMaster opponents challenge the status quo

Governor Henry McMaster was the only declared Republican candidate for the June 12 gubernatorial primary who declined to participate in the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention candidate forum in

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Trump supporters plan counter-protest Saturday

Charleston-area supporters of President Donald Trump will arrive at Brittlebank Park Saturday, January 20 at 11:30 am to counter-protest the planned anti-Trump Women’s March. The group will assemble by the

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Myrtle Beach Tea Party Convention kicks of 2018 SC primaries

The 6th annual South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention will be held Saturday through Monday at the Crown Reef Conference Center, 2913 S. Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.  The event

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West Ashley Master Plan advances to City Council

The City of Charleston Planning Commission voted to endorse the West Ashley Master Plan Wednesday. The nine-member commission is appointed by Mayor John Tecklenburg and is tasked with reviewing zoning

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