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Critical meeting for I-526 set for July 20

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) meets Thurs., July 20 to discuss the future of the I-526 completion project. The project, estimated to cost $720 Million, would connect West Ashley

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Is Personal Rapid Transit or podcars a solution to Charleston’s traffic?

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) convened Wednesday to discuss transportation. With 50 people moving to Charleston a day, traffic congestion has become a serious problem in West Ashley. The

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West Ashley Commission disputes transportation issues

Members of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC), including Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, had a vigorous debate on what role the Commission should take on transportation planning. Commissioner Morris Ellison

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New West Ashley library getting off the ground

It has been nearly three years since Charleston County voters overwhelmingly approved a $108.5 Million bond referendum to build five new libraries and renovate 13 others. A schematic design has

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We don’t have to build housing for 50 new residents a day

The big Chamber of Commerce slogan is that Charleston attracts 50 new residents a day and that we need to build new housing to accommodate them. That line of thinking

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Ashleyville residents concerned about gentrification

Charleston developer Crescent Homes has purchased land along the Ashley River and plans to build 41 single-family homes in the $400,000 price range there. Many residents in the low-income and

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West Ashley commission seeks traffic solutions

A standing room only crowd of about 250 met at the monthly West Ashley Revitalization Commission meeting Wednesday at the Old Schoolhouse, a newly renovated office complex on Magnolia Rd.

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West Ashley Revitalization Commission meets Wed. at Old Schoolhouse

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) June meeting will be held Wednesday at 5 pm at the Old Schoolhouse, 720 Magnolia Rd. The renovated former elementary school recently re-opened as

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Citizens push back against high density development

There is a grassroots movement in West Ashley and other parts of the Charleston area opposing the trend of building high-density developments along already congested roads. When Shadowmoss Plantation resident

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Senn negotiates more road funds for Charleston County

The South Carolina General Assembly voted to increase the taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel for the first time in 30 years and over-rode Governor Henry McMaster’s veto. The tax

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