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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

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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 –

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Is Coleman Boulevard ready to be an “urban corridor”?

It’s hard not to notice the New Urbanism at work on Coleman Boulevard. It started with The Boulevard apartments, a mixed-use development with retail, office space and apartments that contrasted

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Trump policies spark manufacturing renaissance in 2017

The December manufacturing survey released by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) revealed that 2017 was the strongest year for American manufacturing since 2004. The survey showed growth in 16

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SCANA merger could result in $1000 refund checks

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has a agreed to a merger with utility conglomerate SCANA today. Under the terms of the agreement, Dominion would assume all of SCANA’s debt, SCANA shareholders would

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