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West Ashley Master Plan reaches next phase.

More than 100 people attended a planning session Saturday morning at Bees Landing Recreation Center. Participants gathered around tables, marked up maps of West Ashley and made recommendations for what

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Petition drive underway to preserve Ashley Hall Plantation

A petition drive is underway to preserve the historic Ashley Hall Plantation property at the intersection of Ashley Hall Plantation Rd. and Captiva Row in West Ashley. The 45 acre

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Kobrovsky re-elected as Charleston County GOP Chair

Larry Kobrovsky was elected to a second term as the Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party at the party’s bi-ennial County Convention at Orange Grove Charter School Thursday. He

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Tecklenburg supports affordable housing mandates

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg testified before a State Senate subcommittee in support of the South Carolina Inclusionary Zoning Act (S-346), legislation which would allow counties and municipalities to mandate that

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McCoy legislation battles James Island overdevelopment

James Islanders have had it with recent high density development such as The Standard apartments on Maybank Highway, The Core apartments being built next to the Standard, and the proposed

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Former West Ashley School converting to an office complex

The former Albemarle Elementary School at 720 Magnolia Rd., built in 1957, is re-opening as an office complex called The School House. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Wed. at

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Grooms: I-526 funding not in jeopardy

State Senator Larry Grooms, who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, told a West Ashley Republican group this week at Easterby’s restaurant that the $420 Million allocated for the completion of

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Residents concerned about flooding, traffic in proposed West Ashley Circle development

More than 100 residents, mostly from subdivisions along the flood-prone Church Creek Drainage Basin, attended a presentation by Rivers Enterprises about a proposed development outside  West Ashley Circle across Bees

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Sandy Senn wants Charleston County to get fair share of gas tax funds

State Senator Sandy Senn, who represents most of West Ashley and James Island and parts of Johns Island and Dorchester County, says that she will not support the proposed 12

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Flood zone maps being revised

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is in the process of revising flood-zone risk maps for Charleston County. At a Tues. workshop at C.E. Williams Middle School, Charleston County employees

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