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Mentors sought for new school year

The North Charleston non-profit Be A Mentor is seeking volunteers to work one-on-one with students in grades K – 12. Last school year, the program served 248 students in 18

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Sanford promotes park plan for Daniel Island

Congressman Mark Sanford announced his plans to start a non-profit to advocate for the creation of a 400-acre park on the southern tip of Daniel Island in a press conference

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West Ashley Whole Foods to open Aug. 29

Three years after the site announcement, Whole Foods is going to open its West Ashley store Wednesday, August 29 at 9 am. The store is located at 1125 Savannah Highway

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Orange Grove graduates its first 8th grade class

2018 marked the first year that Orange Grove Charter School held an 8th grade graduation ceremony. The school’s elementary program had long been recognized as a beacon of excellence in

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Small town living thrives in NC Highlands

Lowcountry Source has throughly documented the effect New Urbanism has had on West Ashley and how the area’s suburban character is under siege. The push for high density apartment complexes

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Greenbelt vote jeopardizes drainage plan

Charleston County Council decided Tuesday to shift the land purchase balance for the “greenbelt” fund from 70% rural lands to 50%. The greenbelt funds come from 0.5% transportation sales taxes

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Let’s take a look at the Florida school safety plan

A 2018 Florida school safety law allows for a new category for safety officers Рschool guardians. The armed guardians may either be volunteers or school district employees.  They must

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Charleston call center to process citizen request

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg announced the creation of the Customer Request Management System call center Tuesday at Charleston City Hall. The system was activated during the July 20 rainstorm to

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Charleston remains a film industry attraction

    Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down, Pineapple Express) is back in Charleston to film another HBO show titled Righteous Gemstones, starring himself and John Goodman (Roseanne, The Big Lebowski).

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Team 4 police discuss community policing plan for West Ashley

Nearly 200 West Ashley residents gathered into the West Ashley High School auditorium Monday night to get a briefing from Charleston Police Department leaders and provide feedback on a recent

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