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Cunningham not taking a position on impeachment

U.S. Representative Joe Cunningham (D-Charleston) is not prepared to take a position on the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump. Cunningham addressed a crowd of about 50 at a town

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West Ashley Farmers Market resumes Wednesday

The West Ashley Farmers Market resumes Wednesday, April 24 from 3 to 7 pm. The market will take place each Wednesday during the same hours until October 2. The weekly site is once again at Ackerman Park at 55 Sycamore

John Kuhn elected Charleston GOP Chair

Former State Senator John Kuhn was elected Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party Thursday at Orange Grove Charter School in West Ashley. The 348 convention delegates chose attorney Kuhn over charter school advocate Joe Bowers. Kuhn made winning back

Bill to prevent local plastic bag bans advances

A state Senate bill to prevent local governments from banning single-use plastic bags and styrofoam containers advanced to the full Senate Thursday, after passing in the Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee. Plastic bag bans have been enacted by 15 state

Another contract awarded to clean up West Ashley

City of Charleston has awarded another contract to clean up West Ashley. It has hired Pleasant Places Landscaping of Mount Pleasant to pick up litter each week along Glenn McConnell Parkway and West Ashley Circle. Southland Landscape Corporation, a North

County recycling programs moving in different directions

The recycling programs in Charleston and Berkeley counties are moving in different directions. RePower South, a private sector firm, will soon operate the Berkeley County recycling program at the Oakley Road landfill. Charleston County’s planned recycling center in North Charleston

Lowcountry Rapid Transit is riddled with problems

The proposed Lowcountry Rapid Transit bus system from Summerville to downtown Charleston is riddled with problems. The 23 mile loop is designed to run down the medians of Highway 78 and Highway 52. There are large stretches of Highway 78

Crosstowne Church wants to be part of flooding solution

Crosstowne Church on Bees Ferry Road has been the victim of flooding multiple times since 2015. Now the West Ashley church wants to be part of the solution. Pastor Paul Rienza hosted a Town Hall meeting with Charleston City Councilman

West Ashley school board seat decided by proxy votes

The Charleston County Legislative Delegation voted by a narrow margin Monday to recommend Chris Fraser to fill the West Ashley school board seat vacated by Charleston County Register of Deeds Michael Miller. The recommendation was forwarded to Governor Henry McMaster,

Bees Ferry West Ashley Library under construction

Charleston County Public Library spokeswoman Natalie Hauff gave the James Island West Ashley James Island Business Association (WAJIBA) an update on the libraries funded by the $108.5 million referendum approved by 74% of the Charleston County voters in 2014. The

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