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Frothy Beard gives spark to Ashley Landing shopping center

Ashley Landing shopping center on Sam Rittenberg Blvd. is attracting popular new tenants. The latest is the brewery Frothy Beard, which shares a space with Zombie Bob’s Pizza. The businesses

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West Ashley office complex launched

Owners John Hagerty and Susan Simons, along with Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and members of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) did a ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Schoolhouse, a former elementary school converted into an office complex on Wed.. Following

Twister Cypress gives West Ashley a blend of coffee and craft beer

A trio of friends recently realized a dream by opening Twisted Cypress Brewing Company at 1897 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., situated between Citadel Mall and Westwood Plaza. The establishment functions as a coffee shop in the mornings and craft beer taproom

West Ashley Master Plan workshop sites chosen

Four community input workshops have been set to help develop the West Ashley Master Plan from Mon., Apr. 24 to Sat., May 6. The workshops (except for May 6) will take place from 6-9 pm and follow a brainstorming drop-in

Groups converge to clean up West Ashley

Multiple groups converged Saturday to pick up litter along Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Northbridge Park and the surrounding marshland. The Sandhurst Civic Association has been doing the litter pick-ups on the first Saturday of each month for the past 17 years.

28 refugees resettled in Charleston area

Brian Evanger from the Charleston office of Lutheran Services Carolinas announced that five refugee families consisting of 28 people have been resettled in the Charleston area since January. According to Evanger, 24 of the refugees are from The Congo and

Planet Fitness Summerville now open with 5th location coming soon

It has been only a few weeks since the Planet Fitness opened in the recently refurbished Collins Square at the corner of US 78 and Berlin G. Myers Parkway in Summerville, and management is already reporting nearly 2,500 new members.

Talent scouts seeking Charleston actors, models, singers and dancers

Discovery Spotlight will hold open call auditions in the ballroom of the Holiday Inn Charleston-Mount Pleasant hotel, located at 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd in Mt Pleasant, on Saturday, January 21st from 1pm to 2pm. Novice and seasoned actors, models, singers and

Armadillo sightings becoming more frequent

Until recent years, armadillo sightings were very rare in Charleston County. The armored mammal made its first appearance in America in the late 1800s in East Texas. The species has been migrating north and east ever since. Armadillos are burrowing

Small business optimism skyrockets

The monthly small business survey conducted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) showed the largest increase in optimism since 1980 after Ronald Reagan defeated President Jimmy Carter. The overall small business optimism rating is at its highest level

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