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Is Coleman Boulevard ready to be an “urban corridor”?

It’s hard not to notice the New Urbanism at work on Coleman Boulevard. It started with The Boulevard apartments, a mixed-use development with retail, office space and apartments that contrasted

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Trump policies spark manufacturing renaissance in 2017

The December manufacturing survey released by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) revealed that 2017 was the strongest year for American manufacturing since 2004. The survey showed growth in 16

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SCANA merger could result in $1000 refund checks

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has a agreed to a merger with utility conglomerate SCANA today. Under the terms of the agreement, Dominion would assume all of SCANA’s debt, SCANA shareholders would

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Griffin proposes Church Creek basin maintenance shelf

Incoming Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin told the First Monday Republican Club about his plans to build a maintenance shelf (access path) in a hard-to-access section of the Church Creek

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Trump goes down inaugural address checklist in 2017

President Donald Trump aggressively plowed through his inaugural address checklist in 2017, accomplishing just about everything that doesn’t require Congressional approval. Here are some of his accomplishments and works in

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Sanford bill would require 100% of highway funds to go to roads and bridges

Representative Mark Sanford (R-Mt. Pleasant) is the sponsor of the Highway Restoration Act of 2017 (HR-2391). The bill would require all Highway Trust Fund money to go to road and

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Trump unveils America First national security plan

President Donald Trump recently unveiled his America First National Security Strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington. Unlike typical national security plans, Trump included issues

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Plans in motion to stop North Charleston land grab

The City of North Charleston recently annexed one acre of land in Runnymede Plantation along the Ashley River between Drayton Hall Plantation and Magnolia Gardens in what was part of

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Uncertainty facing South Carolina electric utilities in 2018

Two of South Carolina’s largest electric utilities, SCE&G and state-owned Santee-Cooper, will enter 2018 in flux following their joint nuclear power plant project failure this year. SCE&G faces the state

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Democrats “resist” future economic boom

The House and Senate have resolved the differences in their tax relief bills and are likely to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (HR-1) before Christmas. No Democrats have

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