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Are you ready for peak hurricane season?

While hurricane season officially begins on June 1, the peak months for hurricanes and tropical storms are August, September and October. While Hurricane Preparedness Week was scheduled back it May,

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West Nile Virus discovered at Naval Weapons Station

According to a military spokesman, mosquitoes recently collected at the Naval Weapons Station tested positive for West Nile Virus. There have been no cases of humans infected to date. The

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Post and Courier shills for unpopular bike lane

The Post and Courier is using bullying tactics to try to dissuade Charleston County Council members from defunding the unpopular Charleston City Council plan to use county transportation sales tax

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West Ashley businesses supporting special needs school

Pattison’s Academy for Comprehensive Education, the only South Carolina charter school for special needs students, nearly closed its doors during the summer due to financial difficulties. West Ashley businesses and

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Free pet adoption this weekend

To alleviate overcrowding, the Frances R. Willis SPCA is holding their “Empty the Shelter! Fill Your Heart!” adoption drive Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 at their shelter from

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Local government embracing “green” agenda

The sales tax increase referendum which will appear on the November 8 ballot reflects the “green” agenda, with $600 million slated for mass transit and more than $200 million for

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Urban Farm takes root in North Charleston

In order to better serve the people in the impoverished Chicora-Cherokee neighborhood in North Charleston, Germaine Jenkins set up a non-profit foundation to operate a farm and grocery store there.

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West Ashley Farmer’s Market to debut Sept. 14

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg recently announced the opening of the West Ashley Farmer’s Market Wed., Sept. 14 from 3:30 to 7:30 at Ackerman Park, across from the Post Office at

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“Gateway to Charleston” plans resurface

Long before the Piggly Wiggly store at the “suicide merge”, where Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Old Towne Road meet, closed in 2013, residents in the nearby neighborhoods were concerned about

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West Ashley Circle – The road to nowhere

When I first heard about the proposed West Ashley Circle in 2014, it was promoted as a means to improve traffic flow along the intersection of Glenn McConnell Pkwy and

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