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West Ashley homeowners express frustration over flooding

Dozens of homeowners who have been devastated by recent flooding events in West Ashley showed up at the Charleston City Council meeting Tuesday at Grace on the Ashley church to

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Charleston City Council to hear from flooding victims

Charleston City Council meets this afternoon (5 pm) at Grace on the Ashley church, 2014 Bees Ferry Road in West Ashley.  Residents in the surrounding neighborhoods who sustained flooding damage

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Regal to air presidential debate on ‘big screen’

Regal Cinemas has announced that it will be airing the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at select locations starting at 9 pm on October 9, 2016. The

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Hurricane Matthew – should you stay or should you go?

Governor Nikki Haley called for a coastal evacuation from Hurricane Matthew on Wednesday afternoon. An estimated 175,000 coastal residents have evacuated, short of the 250,000 expected by South Carolina emergency

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West Ashley revitalization commission in place

Charleston City Council recently approved Mayor John Tecklenburg’s slate of 19 members for the long-anticipated West Ashley Revitalization Commission. The commission is asked with developing a master plan for West

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Charleston GOP opens election office in Village Square

Charleston County is a true “battleground” county, evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats. The Charleston County GOP recently opened its election office at 1654 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard in West Ashley’s

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Bike lane could be on life support

Charleston County Council voted to give the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) 60 days to determine whether the proposed bicycle lane from West Ashley to downtown is viable from

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West Ashley gas station design rejected again

The City of Charleston Design Review Board unanimously rejected plans for a gas station at the former Piggly Wiggly site at 43 Sumar Street for the second time since June.

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I-526 completion reaches fork in the road

There has been tremendous uncertainty in recent years concerning the I-526 completion project. The State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) allocated $420 Million to connect the unfinished portion of the road, extending

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Gilliard introduces manufacturing curriculum bill

State Representative Wendell Gilliard has drafted legislation to require South Carolina schools to offer courses which teach the skills needed for the emerging jobs in manufacturing and technology, beginning in

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