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After 11 years, Sam Rittenberg has new left turn lanes

Charleston County Council Chairman Vic Rawl performed a ribbon-cutting to commemorate the opening of two new left-turn lanes onto Sam Rittenberg Boulevard at the intersection with Ashley River Road, a

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Templeton wants South Carolina grads to get hired by SC companies

Standing alongside two homeschool families, gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton expressed the importance of preparing South Carolina students for the high-paying manufacturing jobs being created around the state.  She said, “It’s time for South Carolina students to get the South Carolina

$43 Million in Church Creek drainage recommendations published

The City of Charleston recently published the recommendations provided by engineering firm Weston and Sampson in the Church Creek Drainage Basin Study. There are seven recommended engineering upgrades which will cost about $43 Million to implement. The study was completed

Gilliard brings in law enforcement officers to discuss school safety

State Representative Wendell Gilliard organized a School Safety Forum Friday at North Charleston City Hall, inviting area law enforcement departments and school security vendors to participate.  Mt. Pleasant Police Chief Carl Ritchie participated, along with representatives from the City of

Revitalization Commission looks for simple implementation steps

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) held its March meeting Wednesday at The Schoolhouse office complex and discussed ways to implement “simple steps” listed in the West Ashley Master Plan implementation matrix. The plan was recently adopted by Charleston City

I Love West Ashley photo contest has Mar. 17 deadline

The City of Charleston’s I Love West Ashley photo contest has a Saturday, March 17 deadline for residents five and older.  There is a $25 entry fee at AccuPhotolab & Studio at 1757 Savannah Highway (near La Fontana restaurant).  Contestants

Senn delivers $3.4 Million in additional road funding to Charleston County

When the General Assembly was working on a plan to increase fuels taxes in 2017, first-term Senator Sandy Senn negotiated a deal to increase local road funding to “donor counties” like Charleston which pay more in fuels taxes than they

Berkeley County finds a way to save money on recycling

Berkeley County government has entered into a contract with recycling and energy company RePower South to operate at the county landfill.  The company will “mine” recyclables directly out of the landfill and use an automated sorting system to recover materials

Trump 2020 campaign manager took GOP into digital age

President Donald Trump announced his intention to run for re-election in 2020 and named Brad Parscale as his campaign manager. Parscale, who began working for the Trump organization in 2010 as a website designer, joined the 2016 Trump campaign about

Senn organizes clearinghouse for Senate District 41 flooding victims

Senator Sandy Senn has organized a hands-on clearinghouse for her Charleston County constituents who have experiencing flooding damage in District 41 Monday, March 5 at 6 pm at the West Ashley High School cafeteria. Engineers and maintenance staffers from the

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