Payroll tax holiday will boost take home pay

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Saturday suspending payroll tax collection from September 1 to December 31. The measure would increase take-home pay for the average American household by

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South Windermere Earth Fare re-opens

After closing its doors in February due to a corporate bankruptcy, Earth Fare re-opened at its South Windermere Shopping Center location in West Ashley Wednesday. The natural foods supermarket and

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HHS publishes guidelines to lower prescription prices

President Donald Trump recently signed Executive Orders directing the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to publish guidelines to facilitate lower prices for prescription medicines. One of the key

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Brukes adds ice cream to the menu

Brukes Coffee and Music has added ice cream to the menu. The restaurant at 1664 Old Towne Road is being rebranded as Brukes Coffee and Ice Cream Parlor. It will

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State budget measure would withhold funding from cities that remove monuments

At a forum sponsored by The American Heritage Association (AHA), a Charleston-based non-profit, state Representative Bill Taylor (R-Aiken) announced Saturday that he has filed a budget proviso that would withhold

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West Ashley Tool and Rental opens on Wappoo

West Ashley Tool and Rental opened its doors Monday at 13 Amy Elsey Drive, off of Wappoo Road. The business rents heavy equipment, such as stump grinders, mini-excavators, lifts, skid-steer

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Public input sought on West Ashley issues

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) meets via Zoom Wednesday at 5:30 pm. There is a link for people to sign up to speak during the meeting or leave comments

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Charleston mask ordinance includes outdoors

City of Charleston began enforcement of its face mask ordinance Wednesday. The ordinance applies to all public indoor and outdoor spaces within city limits. It will be enforced by the

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Group petitions to rename buildings at USC

A group calling itself Repeal The South Carolina Heritage Act has petitioned University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen and the school’s Board of Trustees, asking that the Strom Thurmond

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Restaurant owner receives riot relief from patrons

Mama Kim’s owner Kim Brown had her King Street restaurant vandalized during the May 30 Charleston riot. Long-time patrons from The Citadel raised money for repairs and renovations through a

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