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Rally against gas tax increase set for Capitol

Conservative group Americans For Prosperity – South Carolina is sponsoring a rally in opposition to a proposed increase in the state’s 16 cents per gallon fuels tax Tues. at 1:30

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Charleston poised to join Top 10 in sales tax rate

Charleston retailers were recently advised by the South Carolina Dept. of Revenue that the sales tax rate will rise from 8.5% to 9.0% effective May 1, 2017. That elevates Charleston

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Do we want to “retrofit suburbia”?

At the March meeting of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC), Dover Kohl planning consultant Emily Glavey posted the goals sought by the City of Charleston in developing the West

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WAHS students get hands-on business experience

Students in the West Ashley High School Merchandising class have the opportunity to operate a retail business, the Cat Shack, a store which sells snacks, beverages, apparel and school supplies.

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West Ashley planning workshops set

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) held its monthly meeting Wed. at the Emanu-El Synagogue in the Park Shore 3 subdivision. The focus of the meeting was announcing a series

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Summerville Mayor extends forum to Facebook

Summerville Mayor Wiley Johnson does monthly public forums the Wed. before the second Thursday Town Council meetings. While he addresses a live audience at Summerville Town Hall, he also broadcasts

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Ex-Gubernatorial candidate returns to Lowcountry

State Representative Tommy Pope (R-Rock Hill) made several stops in the Lowcountry back in November when he was a candidate for Governor. He made a return visit when he spoke

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Graham shouted down at Clemson

An unruly crowd of more than 1000, most of whom are organized to resist the agenda of President Donald Trump, showed up at the Brooks Center in Clemson for a

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Trump addresses rebuilding the military

President Donald Trump addressed the crew of the pre-commissioning aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), named after the 38th President of the United States. The carrier is expected to join

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I-526 may not be a done deal

Charleston County Council passed the third and final reading on an ordinance to provide $150 Million in funding to complete I-526 (Mark Clark Expressway) to connect West Ashley to Johns

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