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Charleston GOP celebrates 38 years of Congressional leadership

The Charleston County Republican Republican Party and its cohorts in Berkeley and Dorchester counties celebrated 38 years of Republican leadership in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District at a banquet Thursday

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Arrington receives award from medical group

First Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington received a belated award from the South Carolina Podiatric Medical Association Wednesday at Harrell Square in West Ashley. The award was for her leadership in passing legislation which ended the long-standing law that prohibited

Arrington to open West Ashley campaign office today

Republican Congressional nominee Katie Arrington officially opens her campaign office at Harrell Square shopping center, 2000 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, today at 5:30 pm. The candidate, a current state representative, is asking supporters to bring school supplies to help students prepare

Dominion Energy reaches out to future Lowcountry customers

Dominion Energy external affairs representative Kristen Beckham addressed a group at the Lowcountry GOP Breakfast Club Saturday at Kelly’s BBQ near Summerville. The Richmond-based utility is in the process of acquiring the SCANA corporation, the parent company of South Carolina

West Ashley transportation on the agenda Wednesday

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) will discuss transportation issues at its August meeting Wednesday at 5:30 pm at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway. The transportation section in the West Ashley Master Plan focuses on bicycle and pedestrian

Sanford promotes park plan for Daniel Island

Congressman Mark Sanford announced his plans to start a non-profit to advocate for the creation of a 400-acre park on the southern tip of Daniel Island in a press conference at Harry Hallman Waterfront Park in Mt. Pleasant. He referenced

Greenbelt vote jeopardizes drainage plan

Charleston County Council decided Tuesday to shift the land purchase balance for the “greenbelt” fund from 70% rural lands to 50%. The greenbelt funds come from 0.5% transportation sales taxes approved by voters in 2004 and 2016. The shift in

Charleston call center to process citizen request

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg announced the creation of the Customer Request Management System call center Tuesday at Charleston City Hall. The system was activated during the July 20 rainstorm to track drainage problems. Charleston citizens may call 843-724-7311 Monday through

Team 4 police discuss community policing plan for West Ashley

Nearly 200 West Ashley residents gathered into the West Ashley High School auditorium Monday night to get a briefing from Charleston Police Department leaders and provide feedback on a recent uptick in crime in the area. In the early hours

Crime forum at WAHS tonight

Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin organized a community forum to discuss recent criminal activity in West Ashley. The meeting begins at 6 pm tonight at West Ashley High School, 4060 Wildcat Boulevard. Among the recent crimes of concern were the

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