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Public comment sought on Main Road overpass

Hundreds turned out Monday at St. Johns High School to see the seven design options for the $195 million Main Road overpass project to reduce traffic between West Ashley and

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White House seeks more highly skilled immigrants

President Donald Trump rolled out the Build America Visa plan Thursday at the White House. The plan calls for more highly skilled immigrants in a point system which also includes

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Dupont-Wappoo drainage project a model of cooperation

City of Charleston Stormwater Management Director Matthew Fountain presented an update on the Dupont-Wappoo drainage project Wednesday to the West Ashley Revitalization Commission. The project covers a 1600-acre zone centered

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Bonding decision on I-526 delayed

Senator Hugh Leatherman (R-Florence), Chairman of the legislative Joint Bond Review Committee (JBRC), sent the bonding decision for the I-526 completion project back to a subcommittee Wednesday. The subcommittee previously

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West Ashley Theater Center hosts May WARC meeting

The newly-opened West Ashley Theater Center at Ashley Landing will be the site for the May meeting of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) Wednesday at 5:30 pm. The theater

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Apartments coming to Sycamore Shopping Center

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid announced that a public meeting is scheduled for May 17 to discuss the future of the Sycamore Shopping Center at St. Andrews Boulevard and Sycamore

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Cunningham not taking a position on impeachment

U.S. Representative Joe Cunningham (D-Charleston) is not prepared to take a position on the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump. Cunningham addressed a crowd of about 50 at a town

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West Ashley Farmers Market resumes Wednesday

The West Ashley Farmers Market resumes Wednesday, April 24 from 3 to 7 pm. The market will take place each Wednesday during the same hours until October 2. The weekly

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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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