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West Ashley Revitalization Commission process underway

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission has started making decisions. In its Tuesday meeting at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, the 19-member commission chose two subcommittee chairs – Citadel professor

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Revitalization Commission meets Tuesday

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission meets Tuesday, November 29 at 2 pm at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, 901 Orange Grove Road (former WTMA office site in Parkshore). The

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West Ashley Greenway paving set for 2017

The West Ashley Greenway is a recreational trail which extends 10.5 miles from South Windermere Shopping Center to Main Road parallel to Savannah Highway. Hundreds of West Ashley residents walk,

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Summerville police make motel arrest

The Summerville Police Department’s Emergency Services Unit (ESU) broke down the door at the downtown Summerville Hamilton Motel to arrest a 63-year-old male suspect. The incident was triggered when the

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Sam Rittenberg special tax district deferred

Charleston County Council voted to defer a vote on the proposed Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) District for an area running from Citadel Mall to the North Bridge in West Ashley.

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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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