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Twister Cypress gives West Ashley a blend of coffee and craft beer

A trio of friends recently realized a dream by opening Twisted Cypress Brewing Company at 1897 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., situated between Citadel Mall and Westwood Plaza. The establishment functions as

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Former West Ashley School converting to an office complex

The former Albemarle Elementary School at 720 Magnolia Rd., built in 1957, is re-opening as an office complex called The School House. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Wed. at

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West Ashley Master Plan workshop sites chosen

Four community input workshops have been set to help develop the West Ashley Master Plan from Mon., Apr. 24 to Sat., May 6. The workshops (except for May 6) will

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Grooms: I-526 funding not in jeopardy

State Senator Larry Grooms, who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, told a West Ashley Republican group this week at Easterby’s restaurant that the $420 Million allocated for the completion of

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Groups converge to clean up West Ashley

Multiple groups converged Saturday to pick up litter along Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Northbridge Park and the surrounding marshland. The Sandhurst Civic Association has been doing the litter pick-ups on the

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Media filter – how news outlets can report events completely differently

There is a wide variation on how local news outlets cover stories.  The Tues. Charleston City Council meeting at the James Island Recreation Center provides a great example of that.

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Residents concerned about flooding, traffic in proposed West Ashley Circle development

More than 100 residents, mostly from subdivisions along the flood-prone Church Creek Drainage Basin, attended a presentation by Rivers Enterprises about a proposed development outside  West Ashley Circle across Bees

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Charleston County School Board members deserve raise

The Post and Courier newspaper ran a front-page story Sunday about the Horry County School Board voting itself a pay raise of $6400 per year, making it the state’s highest

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Sandy Senn wants Charleston County to get fair share of gas tax funds

State Senator Sandy Senn, who represents most of West Ashley and James Island and parts of Johns Island and Dorchester County, says that she will not support the proposed 12

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Flood zone maps being revised

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is in the process of revising flood-zone risk maps for Charleston County. At a Tues. workshop at C.E. Williams Middle School, Charleston County employees

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