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Stories by John Steinberger

SBA loans give small businesses a lifeline

The Small Business Administration (SBA) launched its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Friday, with about 1200 lending institutions processing 13,600 loans with a value of $4.3 billion. Loan payments going to

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West Ashley grocers working to re-stock shelves

Panic, hoarding, and supply chain problems have made it difficult for West Ashley grocers to keep their shelves stocked in the wake of the Coronavirus scare. Over the past few

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House Dems trying to add on to Coronavirus relief bill

Just as a bipartisan group of Senators was on the verge of reaching an agreement on a relief package to deal with medical and economic impacts of the Coronavirus crisis,

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West Ashley Hardware ready to meet lawn care needs

At a time when many area small businesses have closed due to the 15 Days To Stop the Spread Coronavirus protocol, West Ashley Hardware remains open and has supplies stocked

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Order takeout, keep our restaurants open

With gathering restrictions in place during the Charleston Coronavirus response, restaurants are turning to takeout orders to keep their doors open. Chris Bluemel, owner of Brukes Coffee and Music in

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The good news the media does not talk about

When you turn on the news, whether local or national, the lead story for weeks has been the Coronavirus outbreak (also known as Wuhan flu) and the imminent economic destruction

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Cosmotique hosting evening of food tasting and facial treatments

West Ashley salon Cosmotique is hosting an evening of food and wine tasting and medical facial treatments Wednesday from 6 to 8 pm. The salon is located in a unique

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CCSD to employ new strategy for underperforming schools

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait revealed Friday that the district will employ a new strategy for improving chronically underperforming schools. Speaking to a group of about 25

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County has reporting system to document drainage problems

On a rainy Thursday, a lot of Charleston County residents found standing water on their properties and noticed flaws in the drainage system. The drainage system is maintained by governmental

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Church Creek park proposal put on hold

A subcommittee of the Charleston County Greenbelt Advisory Board recommended against a $3.1 million grant proposal by St. Andrews Parks and Playground Commission to build a four acre park at

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