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Griffin and Massey make final pitch to West Ashley voters

Charleston City Council District 10 candidates Harry Griffin and Summer Massey held their final debate Thursday at West Ashley High School prior to their November 21 runoff. Both candidates received

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Tecklenburg to consider more stringent development standards

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg walked into a presentation on the Church Creek Drainage Basin Study report at West Ashley High School Thursday and was greeted with the question, “When will we see action?” Tecklenburg told the approximately 150 people in

Church Creek Drainage Basin report calls for $44 Million in infrastructure upgrades

Bob Horner, the project manager for the engineering firm Weston & Sampson tasked with developing a plan to minimize flooding in the Church Creek Drainage Basin in West Ashley, told Charleston City Council that the suggested upgrades in drainage infrastructure

Bannon visits The Citadel, explains how Trump won

Steve Bannon, former campaign Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and advisor to President Donald Trump, told the 350 people assembled at The Citadel Republican Society’s annual Patriot Diner how the 2016 election was won. You can view ABC News 4’s 47-minute

Church Creek Drainage Study to be revealed Monday

The Church Creek Drainage Basin study which began in August will be presented to Charleston City Council Monday at 5 pm at Charleston City Hall. Following the presentation by engineering firm Weston & Sampson, City Council will vote to extend

West Ashley Master Plan on track for February City Council vote

Following a workshop-style meeting of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) Wednesday, it appears likely that Charleston City Council could vote on the West Ashley Master Plan as early as February.  The WARC could vote to endorse the plan at

Local elections a referendum on over-development

Many incumbents were knocked off in the Charleston and Mt. Pleasant municipal elections Tuesday. Topping the list is Mt. Pleasant Mayor Linda Page, who received only 34% of the vote against challenger Will Haynie. Charleston City Council members Dean Riegel,

Public comments not included in West Ashley Revitalization meeting Wed.

The November meeting for the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) will not include a public comment period.  The meeting will be conducted in a workshop format allowing the 19 elected and appointed members to discuss the second draft of the

Arrington blasts Sanford for his attitude towards Trump

State Representative Katie Arrington (R-Summerville) has made support for the Trump agenda a central issue in her campaign to unseat Rep. Mark Sanford in the June 2018 Republican primary. She told the First Monday Republican Club at Easterby’s restaurant in

Kevin Shealy will favor West Ashley on City Council

Lowcountry Source endorses Kevin Shealy for Charleston City Council District 2. Shealy has made it clear that he will align with other West Ashley City Councilmen to ensure that West Ashley will get the funding needed for drainage improvements. The

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