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Creek cleanup effort established in South Windermere

My wife Robin and I established the Clean Up West Ashley Facebook page to encourage grassroots groups in West Ashley to organize litter pick-ups. Events have been organized at Northbridge

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Warren takes aim at Columbia “swamp”

President Donald Trump has popularized the term “Drain the Swamp” with respect to the career politicians and entrenched bureaucracies in Washington. Several candidates for state offices spoke at the Lowcountry

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Charleston Call Center can be used to track drainage issues

Drainage and economic development were the topics discussed at the May West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) meeting Wednesday at Town and Country Inn. Participants learned about the City of Charleston’s

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Charleston County must force negotiations on I-526 deal

Meeting for the first time since July 2017, the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) board decided Monday to take no action on the I-526 project, which has been pending for

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Revitalization Commission meets at Town and Country Wednesday

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) meets Wednesday at 5:30 pm at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway. The WARC is now in the implementation phase for the

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Sears sale next step in transformation of Citadel Mall

Charleston real estate investor Richard Davis of Trademark Properties recently purchased the Sears space at Citadel Mall. The anchor store is scheduled to close in August. Davis and his investment

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Demolition is underway at The Pig

The landscape in the Northbridge area of West Ashley is about to change. After sitting vacant since Piggly Wiggly closed in 2013, the building is widely considered to be an

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Greenbelt funds could support Church Creek drainage plan

The Charleston County Greenbelt Advisory Board learned Wednesday that there will be $15 Million available for greenspace projects during Fiscal Year 2019, which starts on July 1.  $10 Million is

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School board convenes unannounced meeting at North Charleston church

The Charleston County School Board failed to comply with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) when it held an unannounced meeting at the Charity Missionary Baptist Church in

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Could a park and ride bus lot be coming to the Pig?

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid hosted a meeting of neighborhood leaders from the Old Charles Towne District Task Force Saturday to discuss a possible temporary park-and-ride bus lot at the

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