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Church Creek Drainage Study to be revealed Monday

The Church Creek Drainage Basin study which began in August will be presented to Charleston City Council Monday at 5 pm at Charleston City Hall. Following the presentation by engineering

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West Ashley Master Plan on track for February City Council vote

Following a workshop-style meeting of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) Wednesday, it appears likely that Charleston City Council could vote on the West Ashley Master Plan as early as

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Local elections a referendum on over-development

Many incumbents were knocked off in the Charleston and Mt. Pleasant municipal elections Tuesday. Topping the list is Mt. Pleasant Mayor Linda Page, who received only 34% of the vote

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Public comments not included in West Ashley Revitalization meeting Wed.

The November meeting for the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) will not include a public comment period.  The meeting will be conducted in a workshop format allowing the 19 elected

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Arrington blasts Sanford for his attitude towards Trump

State Representative Katie Arrington (R-Summerville) has made support for the Trump agenda a central issue in her campaign to unseat Rep. Mark Sanford in the June 2018 Republican primary. She

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Kevin Shealy will favor West Ashley on City Council

Lowcountry Source endorses Kevin Shealy for Charleston City Council District 2. Shealy has made it clear that he will align with other West Ashley City Councilmen to ensure that West

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2017 Tax Reform – what’s in it for you?

After much fanfare, the House Ways and Means Committee revealed its tax reform plan on November 2. The question most people ask when there are changes proposed to our tax

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Carol Jackson best choice for James Island on Charleston City Council

Lowcountry Source endorses challenger Carol Jackson for Charleston City Council District 12, which is entirely on James Island.  Incumbent Kathleen Wilson has represented the district since 2005 and is seeking

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West Ashley City Council Candidates square off at WAHS

Five candidates representing two West Ashley districts on Charleston City Council squared off Wednesday at West Ashley High School. The forum was sponsored by West Of Newspaper, the League of

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Charleston City Council discusses drainage funding

At the Charleston City Council meeting Tuesday, Councilman William Dudley Gregorie discussed the need to find $8 Million in the 2018 budget to support a $100 Million bond issue to

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