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County Council to vote on West Ashley tax district

Charleston County Council is set to vote on a Tax Incremental Finance district (TIF) tonight at its 6:30 meeting at 4045 Bridge View Drive in North Charleston.  The TIF was

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Record high voter turnout expected

Early voting in Charleston County came in at a record high 60,000 votes, a 62% increase from the 2012 Presidential election.  That voting figure represents 37% of the total votes

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Contested Coroner’s race in Dorchester County

Republican Paul Brouthers faces Democrat Randy Brown in the open seat for Dorchester County Coroner tomorrow. Longtime Coroner Chris Nisbet resigned in February after being arrested for pulling a gun

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Summerville governance structure on the ballot

The Town of Summerville voters will decide tomorrow whether it will change to the Mayor-Council form of government in which the Mayor acts as the chief executive of the town

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I-526 improvement project underway

A federally-funded project to widen I-526 in the seven-mile stretch from the Rivers Avenue interchange to the Paul Cantrell Boulevard interchange is underway. The project does not impact stalled plans

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Conservative group hosts candidate forum

The group West Ashley – James Island Conservatives hosted a candidate forum for Republican candidates running for state legislature and Charleston County Council at the West Ashley Andolini’s restaurant on

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Avoid the lines – Vote Early

Many people are unaware that they are eligible to vote early. All three Charleston County early voting stations are open from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday until

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Unused prescription drug collection set for Saturday

The Drug Enforcement Administration is sponsoring a national collection day for expired or unused prescription medications Saturday, October 22 from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be 14 collection

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Charleston County debris removal faces challenges

Neighborhood streets throughout the lowcountry are covered with storm debris from Hurricane Matthew. The debris makes walking, bike riding, and driving difficult.  Charleston County has contracted with Ashbritt Environmental.  It is a

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Sanford seeks to expedite FEMA flood assistance

Representative Mark Sanford sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to expedite Governor Nikki Haley’s request for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Individual Assistance funds to those impacted

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