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Petition drive underway to preserve Ashley Hall Plantation

A petition drive is underway to preserve the historic Ashley Hall Plantation property at the intersection of Ashley Hall Plantation Rd. and Captiva Row in West Ashley. The 45 acre

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13 CCSD principals reassigned due to new evaluation process

The Charleston County School District implemented a new teacher evaluation system called Value Added Measurements (VAM) in the middle of the school year. VAM evaluates teachers based on various standardized

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Petition drive initiated to retain West Ashley Principal, Lee Runyon

Principal Lee Runyon at West Ashley High School is being reassigned to another job within Charleston County School District at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. He is completing

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Trump Administration asks citizens to recommend government reforms

On Mar. 13, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order to make the federal government more efficient, effective and accountable to the people. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick

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West Ashley dermatologist doing free melanoma screening

Dr. Todd Schlesinger, a West Ashley Dermatologist, is doing free melanoma screenings today to mark Melanoma Monday, a national event to increase skin cancer awareness. The screenings are by appointment

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Environmentalists inconsistent when it comes to building in wetlands

Local environmentalists and politicians constantly beat the drum that we need more bike paths, sidewalks, and mass transit to take cars off the road and reduce our carbon footprint.  Why

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Paving wetlands is the real environmental threat

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order allowing the Interior Department to review the prospects of oil and natural gas leasing in Atlantic and Arctic ocean waters which are

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500 West Ashley students learn about vehicle safety

Nearly 500 West Ashley High School (WAHS) students learned about the risk of impaired driving and distracted driving at the school’s annual Vehicle Safety Day. The event was sponsored by

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West Ashley Farmers Market enjoys sunshine in second season

After a stormy debut on Apr. 19, the West Ashley Farmers Market enjoyed a sunny day in the second week of the second season. The event will be held each

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West Ashley residents want to see neighborhoods more connected

During the second citizen input session in the West Ashley Master Plan process, the vast majority of participants wanted to see more neighborhood connectivity and a better dining and retail

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