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Stories by John Steinberger

West Ashley gas station design rejected again

The City of Charleston Design Review Board unanimously rejected plans for a gas station at the former Piggly Wiggly site at 43 Sumar Street for the second time since June.

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I-526 completion reaches fork in the road

There has been tremendous uncertainty in recent years concerning the I-526 completion project. The State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) allocated $420 Million to connect the unfinished portion of the road, extending

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Citadel Mall gets new tenants

Citadel Mall has gotten some new tenants in recent months and its management group, Spinoso Real Estate, has announced several upcoming openings. Upscale home furnishing retailer Kitchen Art has been

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Shadowmoss homeowners call for special election

Members of the Shadowmoss Plantation Homeowners Association (HOA) gathered enough petition signatures to call for a special election for the HOA board of directors Wednesday, October 12 at 6 pm

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Palmetto Scholars Academy set to monitor eclipse

Total solar eclipses are only observable in North America about once in a generation. The last solar eclipse passed over the continent in 1979. A solar eclipse occurs when the

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Are we safer after 9/11?

Most adults can remember where they were and what they were doing when Al Quaeda terrorist crews seized commercial aircraft and flew them into American landmarks and killed 3000 people

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Lowcountry cleanup after Hermine

The Sandhust Civic Association is a group of neighbors who live near Northbridge Park.  They do a monthly litter pickup at the park and along Sam Rittenberg Boulevard. Usually done on

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Gilliard introduces manufacturing curriculum bill

State Representative Wendell Gilliard has drafted legislation to require South Carolina schools to offer courses which teach the skills needed for the emerging jobs in manufacturing and technology, beginning in

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Magwood Chick-Fil-A to re-open soon

An August 23 health inspection by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) revealed a rodent infestation problem at the Magwood Road Chick-Fil-A restaurant. Owner Al Thompson

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Chaos in West Ashley School Board ?

The District 10 constituent school board, which oversees the West Ashley public schools, has been thrown into turmoil. Chairwoman Tamara Avery missed the board’s September 1 meeting and later lashed

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