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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West Ashley Farmer’s Market to debut Sept. 14

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg recently announced the opening of the West Ashley Farmer’s Market Wed., Sept. 14 from 3:30 to 7:30 at Ackerman Park, across from the Post Office at

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“Gateway to Charleston” plans resurface

Long before the Piggly Wiggly store at the “suicide merge”, where Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Old Towne Road meet, closed in 2013, residents in the nearby neighborhoods were concerned about

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Boy Scouts help cleanup West Ashley

The Old Charles Towne Neighborhood Association was joined by Boy Scout Troop 79 at a litter pickup along Old Towne Rd. and North Bridge Park Sat., May 7.  17 scouts

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