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First domino falls related to Harrell probe

State Representative Jim Merrill was indicted December 14 on 30 counts of ethics and misconduct violations. He was immediately suspended from his House seat, which includes Daniel Island and parts

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West Ashley air rifle team wins regional competition

West Ashley High School’s Naval Junior ROTC (NJROTC) air rifle team recently won a regional qualifying competition at Summerville High School.  The squad will compete for the state championship January

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New West Ashley library behind schedule

Charleston County voters approved a $108 Million referendum in 2014 to build five new libraries and renovate 13 existing libraries by a 3-to-1 margin. Two years later, the projects have

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West Ashley author publishes second novel

Katherine (Kim) McDermott, a native Charlestonian, has just published her second novel, Abbey’s Tale. McDermott grew up in West Ashley, graduated from Middleton High School, received a B.A. in English from the

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What Make America Great Again Means

Early in the Republican Presidential primary process, it became clear that Republicans who supported candidates like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio were offended by Donald Trump’s slogan Make America Great

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NBC’s fake news report angers Charleston

NBC News falsely depicted rioting in Charleston in the aftermath of the mistrial involving former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager, who was charged with murder in the shooting death

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SC Senate takes away bill blocking tactic

The South Carolina General Assembly met for an organizational meeting yesterday, The headline story was that 85-year-old Florence Republican Hugh Leatherman was re-elected as Senate President. Perhaps a larger story

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West Ashley intersection improvements underway

Outgoing Charleston County Councilwoman Colleen Condon says the first project she pursued upon taking office in 2005 was upgrading the intersection of Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Ashley River Road, which

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Celebrate Christmas at Johnson Hagood Stadium

Without Walls Ministry pastor Gordon Cashwell was inspired by the bible verse Matthew 25:35 to give Charleston area residents the opportunity to serve others on Christmas Day. The Citadel made

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Bicycles are not for transportation

There is a growing agenda to spend taxpayer money on bicycle lanes on our highways and bridges. Bicycling is being promoted as “active transportation” and an alternative to using motor

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