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Meetings on Northbridge “Pig” plans set for July

West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) Chair Peter Shahid announced Wednesday that public meetings on the future use of the former Northbridge Piggly Wiggly property will be held on July 10

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Revitalization Commission meets at Town & Country Wednesday

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) will hold its June meeting Wednesday at 5:30 at the Town & Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway. The meeting will follow-up on May’s breakout group sessions, which worked on developing priorities in the areas

Vote Yes for party registration

There will be a ballot advisory issue on the Republican primary ballots Tuesday asking voters if they think South Carolina voters should be asked to register by political party. I encourage you to vote Yes on the initiative. It is

Tecklenburg dedicates West Ashley Pig

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg cut the ribbon at the grand opening for the West Ashley Piggly Wiggly Wednesday. The grocery store replaced the former Bi-Lo store at Quadrangle Shopping Center, 630 Skylark Drive. The ceremonial ribbon was decorated to look

Mt Pleasant Home Costs Impact Traffic

Mt. Pleasant has experienced an unexpected rise in traffic complications while the I-526 Wando bridge westbound lanes were closed for three weeks. This increased driving time to and from work dealing with the same rush hour line-up raises questions of

Input sought on greenway, bikeway upgrades tonight

The Charleston Parks Conservancy, a non-profit group, is conducting a series of public meetings concerning upgrades to the West Ashley greenway and bikeway trails. The Alta planning group is taking public input tonight at 6:30 at The Schoolhouse, 720 Magnolia

Sanford, Arrington stage “heated” debate

First Congressional District incumbent Mark Sanford faced GOP challenger Katie Arrington in a heated debate onboard USS Yorktown Friday. Not only were there lots of heated statements directed at each other by the candidates – the temperature on the Yorktown

Musicians want to convert The Pig into a performance center

A group of West Ashley musicians showed up with their instruments at the demolition ceremony for the former Sumar Street Piggly Wiggly property Tuesday. They are making a pitch to convert the property into a community performance center. As the

Piggly Wiggly demolition set for Tuesday

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid got constituents up to date on events happening in his Old Charles Towne district Saturday at his monthly Coffee and Conversation with Peter meeting at Charles Towne Landing. At the top of the list is

Bryant has plan to constrain SC Medicaid costs

Lieutenant Governor Kevin Bryant, one of the five Republican candidates for Governor, is the only candidate in the field with a plan to control Medicaid costs. From the time Bryant took office in the State Senate in 2005 to the

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