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Council unanimously passes James Island apartment moratorium

Charleston City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday to continue the temporary apartment moratorium on James Island extending into November. The measure was previously rejected by the Charleston Planning Commission.

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Shadowmoss HOA whole again after long struggle

The turmoil within the Shadowmoss Plantation Homeowners Association (HOA) appears to be over as three new board members were elected last night and a new Treasurer installed. In early 2016, the HOA board learned that Marshland Communities, the management company

James Island apartment moratorium on the line Tuesday

A May ordinance passed by Charleston City Council calling for a temporary moratorium of housing development exceeding 4 units per acre or commercial development exceeding 1500 square feet was subsequently recommended for disapproval by the City Planning Commission. That means

Davis ponders bid for Governor

State Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort) told an audience at the Lowcountrty Conservative Breakfast that he is considering a run for Governor in 2018. His platform is based on reforming our legislature-dominated government structure, which puts most of the power in

House, Senate committees take aim at SCE&G

House Speaker Jay Lucas and Senate President Hugh Leatherman have both appointed bi-partisan committees to investigate the cost over-runs and rate increases associated with the failed nuclear reactor project in Fairfield County undertaken by South Carolina Electric and Gas Company

West Ashley Master Plan may be approved by December

The City of Charleston’s West Ashley planner Mandi Herring presented a time-table for acting on the West Ashley Master Plan at the August meeting of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC). The commission was created in September 2016 to facilitate

Planned event center to drive Citadel Mall foot traffic

Richard Davis, managing partner of Charleston-based Trademark Properties, which acquired the interior spaces at Citadel Mall in February, intends to build an event center to accommodate sports tournaments and dance and cheerleading competitions on an elevated deck overlooking the Ashley

I-526 Fiasco

Lowcountry Source addressed the problems with getting I-526 completed on Mornings with Kelly Golden on 94.3 FM Wednesday in the #WhatsUpWednesday segment. Construction on the highway began in the late 70s but was terminated near the Citadel Mall in West

West Ashley Master Plan draft review in focus

The West Ashley Master Plan, which was set into motion by a Sept. 26, 2016 Charleston City Council ordinance, will soon have a draft plan under review by the 19-member West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) and the public. The WARC

Despite challengers, McMaster favored in 2018 governor’s race

By Andy Brack, Statehouse Report | After mentioning the lieutenant governor was probably going to jump into the 2018 race for governor, the guy – a well-educated professional with at least two college degrees – asked, “Who’s the lieutenant governor?”

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