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Stories by John Steinberger

John Kuhn elected Charleston GOP Chair

Former State Senator John Kuhn was elected Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party Thursday at Orange Grove Charter School in West Ashley. The 348 convention delegates chose attorney Kuhn

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Bill to prevent local plastic bag bans advances

A state Senate bill to prevent local governments from banning single-use plastic bags and styrofoam containers advanced to the full Senate Thursday, after passing in the Labor, Commerce and Industry

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CCSD contemplates combining West Ashley middle schools

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) has empaneled an ad hoc committee to make recommendations to re-align West Ashley schools. One of the options the committee is tasked with considering

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Don’t politicize the issue of flooding

Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order in December 2018 to establish the South Carolina Floodwater Commission. McMaster wrote, “The Commission will work to provide solution-based discussions and to identify

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Another contract awarded to clean up West Ashley

City of Charleston has awarded another contract to clean up West Ashley. It has hired Pleasant Places Landscaping of Mount Pleasant to pick up litter each week along Glenn McConnell

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Transportation sales tax projects must be re-aligned

The decision by Charleston County Council to use transportation sales tax funds to complete the I-526 project will require council to re-align the projects covered by the 0.5% sales tax

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County recycling programs moving in different directions

The recycling programs in Charleston and Berkeley counties are moving in different directions. RePower South, a private sector firm, will soon operate the Berkeley County recycling program at the Oakley

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Lowcountry Rapid Transit is riddled with problems

The proposed Lowcountry Rapid Transit bus system from Summerville to downtown Charleston is riddled with problems. The 23 mile loop is designed to run down the medians of Highway 78

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Crosstowne Church wants to be part of flooding solution

Crosstowne Church on Bees Ferry Road has been the victim of flooding multiple times since 2015. Now the West Ashley church wants to be part of the solution. Pastor Paul

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West Ashley school board seat decided by proxy votes

The Charleston County Legislative Delegation voted by a narrow margin Monday to recommend Chris Fraser to fill the West Ashley school board seat vacated by Charleston County Register of Deeds

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