Magwood Chick-Fil-A to re-open soon

An August 23 health inspection by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) revealed a rodent infestation problem at the Magwood Road Chick-Fil-A restaurant. Owner Al Thompson

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Bike rental market emerging downtown ?

There is a growing consumer demand for bicycle rental on the Charleston peninsula. The Gotcha Bike system won a city contract to lease up to 200 bicycles at 15 downtown

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Sewing makes a resurgence

Brooke Floyd and Laura Eicher were teachers at Academic Magnet High School who were interested in sewing as a hobby. They began taking lessons at Hancock Fabrics at Westwood Plaza,

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West Ashley United brings residents together ?

Launched during the 2015 Charleston Mayoral race to ensure that the West Ashley neighborhoods became a focal point in local politics, West Ashley United is a non-profit organization designed to

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Gilliard promotes unity with police

State Representative Wendell Gilliard started Charleston Police Unity Day 17 years ago after being elected to Charleston City Council. He has made it an annual event to promote good relationships

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Shadowmoss residents seek to oust HOA board ?

Most newer subdivisions are governed by Homeowners Associations (HOAs), which hire management companies to maintain common areas and amenities. The HOAs are represented by a board of directors elected among

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Are you ready for peak hurricane season?

While hurricane season officially begins on June 1, the peak months for hurricanes and tropical storms are August, September and October. While Hurricane Preparedness Week was scheduled back it May,

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West Nile Virus discovered at Naval Weapons Station

According to a military spokesman, mosquitoes recently collected at the Naval Weapons Station tested positive for West Nile Virus. There have been no cases of humans infected to date. The

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West Ashley businesses supporting special needs school

Pattison’s Academy for Comprehensive Education, the only South Carolina charter school for special needs students, nearly closed its doors during the summer due to financial difficulties. West Ashley businesses and

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Urban Farm takes root in North Charleston

In order to better serve the people in the impoverished Chicora-Cherokee neighborhood in North Charleston, Germaine Jenkins set up a non-profit foundation to operate a farm and grocery store there.

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