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Public input sought for “suicide merge” redesign

Public input for the redesign of the “suicide merge” is being sought by Charleston County transportation officials. Members of the public viewed four design plans Wednesday for the point where

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Ground broken at Bees Ferry West Ashley Library

Ground was broken Tuesday for the Bees Ferry West Ashley Library, which will be located adjacent to West Ashley High School on Wildcat Boulevard. When completed in the first quarter

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West Ashley teacher wins CCSD excellence award

West Ashley High School (WAHS) biology teacher Emily Sandifer was awarded the Guiding Light of Excellence award by the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Friday. The award was established this

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Legislative panel takes up Gethers investigation

The Charleston County Legislative Delegation began an ad hoc committee investigation on the child molestation case involving former Charleston County School District (CCSD) employee Marvin Gethers. CCSD’s information technology department

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Sanford warns of pending debt crisis

Outgoing Congressman Mark Sanford warns of a pending debt crisis, which could create havoc in the stock markets and the American economy. In an exclusive interview with WTMA host Charlie

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Republicans fared badly in suburbs in 2018 races

Republicans performed badly in suburban House districts in 2018, allowing Democrats to pick up 39 seats and capture the majority. Republicans lost South Carolina’s largely suburban 1st Congressional District for

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Charleston to focus on stormwater management

The City of Charleston is taking steps to create a stand-alone Stormwater Management department. The city’s Public Works committee advanced the idea Tuesday. Stormwater management is currently a function of

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Public input for Church Creek wetlands due Thursday

Local residents have until Thursday to submit comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the plan to fill in more than four acres of wetlands in Church Creek.

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Parker’s gas station coming to West Ashley

Parker’s gas station is coming to West Ashley, occupying the site of the former Exxon station at Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Orange Grove Road. Thomas Mathewes, a local representative for

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Construction underway for MUSC Citadel Mall clinic

Construction is underway for MUSC’s 127,000 square foot ambulatory care clinic at Citadel Mall. The clinic, at the former JC Penney space, is expected to open in December 2019. About

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