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Carolina – Clemson blood drive ends today at Harrell Square

The 34th annual Carolina – Clemson blood drive ends today at 7 pm at the Red Cross blood donation center at Harrell Square, 2000 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard. Clemson currently leads

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School board member plans to deliver 500 Thanksgiving turkeys

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead plans to deliver more than 500 Thanksgiving turkeys to needy families in North Charleston, West Ashley and peninsular Charleston this year. Working through his charity, the Bridgeport Foundation, Hollinshead has worked with area

Lowcountry focus groups set for October 4

Citizens throughout the Lowcountry will be gathering Thursday, October 4 to engage in focus groups discussing the strengths and needs within their communities. The process is patterned after similar community efforts in Chicago and Lexington, Kentucky. The Library Foundation of

West Ashley Whole Foods to open Aug. 29

Three years after the site announcement, Whole Foods is going to open its West Ashley store Wednesday, August 29 at 9 am. The store is located at 1125 Savannah Highway and is not clearly visible from the road. It is

West Ashley tree service struggling to find workers

Van Atkins, owner of West Ashley-based Van’s Tree Service, is having difficulty finding the workers he needs to fill the orders his business has for tree trimming and removal. The worker shortage has led to a six to seven week

Fitness studio coming to Ashley Oaks Plaza

O2 Fitness is under contract to move into the former Charleston Attic Mall space at Ashley Oaks Plaza, located at the intersection of Ashley River Road and Wappoo Road. It will become the 12th studio from the fitness chain to

Palmetto Tile Distributors founded by son of Holocaust survivors

Centrally located near the intersection of I-526 and Rivers Avenue in the former Claussen Bakery building stands Palmetto Tile Distributors. As customers enter the beautiful showroom, they are greeted by a sales associate and receive customized service based on the

Flip Gym part of the transformation of Citadel Mall

Flip Gym, a West Ashley gymnastics, tumbling and cheerleading studio, is another piece in the transformation of Citadel Mall. MUSC recently announced that it is setting up an outpatient care clinic in the former JC Penney space. While malls around

10 Democrat Senators are on the 2018 ballot in Trump states

In the 33 Senate races on the 2018 ballot, 25 of the seats are currently held by Democrats. Of those, 10 are in states that President Donald Trump won in 2016. All of those states have Republican-controlled legislatures. The 10

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. Traffic improvements was a central issue for the commissioners. Commissioner

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