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BCD Council presents regional bicycle/pedestrian plan

Consultants for the Berkeley-Charleston- Dorchester Council on Governments presented a regional plan Wednesday at the Park Circle Community Center in North Charleston. The BCD Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan was

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West Ashley resident charged in horse carriage incident

West Ashley resident Nicole Wells turned herself in to the Charleston Police Department Friday morning in the aftermath of an accident in which a horse carriage tipped over Thursday afternoon near Tommy Condon’s on Church Street. Wells was dressed in

Community in uproar over butchering live oaks

One of the most common “big ideas” in the West Ashley Master plan workshops was burying electrical power lines. The Riverland Terrace neighborhood in James Island recently arranged a meeting involving local elected officials, administrators and officials with South Carolina

Can you envision a West Ashley without cars?

The West Ashley Master Plan took another step with the Work in Progress presentation by consulting firm Dover Kohl Saturday at Citadel Mall, with about 250 people in attendance.  The presentation focused on more high-density development and more people walking,

West Ashley Master Plan report at Citadel Mall Saturday

After months on planning, citizen input workshops, and stakeholder meetings, a preliminary report on the West Ashley Master plan will be presented Saturday at the Center Court area of Citadel Mall from 10 am to noon. There will be 300

Drainage a key part of West Ashley Master Plan

Flooding has emerged as a serious concern in West Ashley since the heavy rains in August and October of 2015 and again during Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. Engineering consultants with the firm Horsley Witten met with engineers and planners

West Ashley planners report preliminary findings

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission held its monthly meeting Wednesday at Center Court in the Citadel Mall with more than 150 residents in attendance. Planners from consulting firm Dover Kohl summarized the citizen concerns expressed during four planning sessions held

Business leaders share their aspirations for West Ashley

A group of more than 60 business leaders gathered the West Ashley planning studio, which will be located at the Citadel Mall for the rest of the week, and shared their aspirations for the area’s future. It is part of

West Ashley Master Plan reaches next phase.

More than 100 people attended a planning session Saturday morning at Bees Landing Recreation Center. Participants gathered around tables, marked up maps of West Ashley and made recommendations for what they wanted to see in the future. On Monday, the

Petition drive underway to preserve Ashley Hall Plantation

A petition drive is underway to preserve the historic Ashley Hall Plantation property at the intersection of Ashley Hall Plantation Rd. and Captiva Row in West Ashley. The 45 acre property dates back to the 1670s and is listed in

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