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Trump supporters plan counter-protest Saturday

Charleston-area supporters of President Donald Trump will arrive at Brittlebank Park Saturday, January 20 at 11:30 am to counter-protest the planned anti-Trump Women’s March. The group will assemble by the

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Myrtle Beach Tea Party Convention kicks of 2018 SC primaries

The 6th annual South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention will be held Saturday through Monday at the Crown Reef Conference Center, 2913 S. Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.  The event will feature national figures like former Trump campaign manager Corey

West Ashley Master Plan advances to City Council

The City of Charleston Planning Commission voted to endorse the West Ashley Master Plan Wednesday. The nine-member commission is appointed by Mayor John Tecklenburg and is tasked with reviewing zoning ordinances, rezoning requests, subdivision requests, concept plans (like the West

Planning Commission to take up West Ashley Master Plan Wednesday

The City of Charleston Planning Commission meets Wednesday at 5 pm at the office complex on 2 George Street.  At the top of the agenda is the West Ashley Master Plan.  The nine-member commission, appointed by Mayor John Tecklenberg, is

Federal tax cuts could lead to lower utility rates

The recently implemented Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has gotten more Americans to understand the impact of corporate income taxes.  The tax has three main impacts on the economy – an upward impact on the price of consumer goods and

Charleston Planning Commission takes up West Ashley Master Plan

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission presented the draft version of the West Ashley Master Plan to the Charleston Planning Commission Wednesday at The Schoolhouse, a former school turned into an office complex on Magnolia Road. The plan addresses land use,

Charleston joins lawsuit against federal government over offshore leasing

Charleston City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to join a lawsuit filed by the Georgetown-based non-profit South Carolina Environmental Law Project against the federal government for plans to allow seismic testing and leasing for oil and natural gas production along the

McMaster’s running mate addresses Charleston GOP

Governor Henry McMaster’s designated Lieutenant Governor running mate Pamela Evette addressed the Charleston County Republican Party Executive Committee Monday night. A 2012 state constitutional amendment called for the Governor and Lieutenant Governor to run on the same ticket, starting in

January an eventful month for West Ashley’s future

There are a number of events coming up in January which will have a big impact on West Ashley’s future. On Tuesday, January 9 at 5 pm, new West Ashley Councilmen Kevin Shealy and Harry Griffin will be sworn in

Gilliard bill would put school districts in charge of transportation

With the goal of modernizing South Carolina’s aging school bus fleet and improving accountability for maintenance, State Representative Wendell Gilliard (D-Charleston) introduced the SC School Bus Privatization Act (H-4389). More than one fifth of the state’s fleet of more than

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