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Board member charged for $300 in bad checks

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead was informed by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office that he had two outstanding warrants for writing bad checks. He turned himself in to

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Challenger announced for West Ashley City Council seat

Grande Oaks resident Summer Massey has announced her intention to challenge two-term incumbent Dean Riegel for Charleston City Council District 10. The district runs from Pierpont to Village Green along Hwy 61 and along Bees Ferry Rd. to Grande Oaks.

Lawsuit against individual school board members may be invalid

A lawsuit filed by West Ashley attorney William Runyon on behalf of Charleston County resident Marc Knapp may be invalid. The lawsuit targeted Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait, the Charleston County School Board as a government entity and

Bees Ferry West Ashley Library set to open in early 2019

Design plans were presented to the public for the newly named Bees Ferry West Ashley Library Wednesday at Drayton Hall Elementary. The 20,000 square foot library will be located on the West Ashley High School campus and is slated to

Charleston County Parks seeking public input on Old Towne Creek Park

Next to Charles Towne Landing on 1400 Old Towne Road, West Ashley is Old Towne Creek County Park. Most people probably drive by and never notice the park. It is a beautiful property owned by the Charleston County Parks and

County Council needs to show infrastructure bank the money for I-526

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) met Thursday in Columbia to address the I-526 completion project. The STIB board went into executive session for hours and came out with the plan to resolve the issue at its next meeting. Lowcountry

Downtown bike rental market popular with tourists, MUSC

The Gotcha Bikes company launched its Holy Spokes bicycle rental business on May 30. The company enables people to use a cell phone app to rent its 250 bicycles set up along 26 stations on the Charleston peninsula. During the

West Ashley Circle Harris Teeter gets preliminary approval

The City of Charleston’s Design Review Board (DRB) granted preliminary approval to the retail project between West Ashley Circle and Grand Oaks Blvd. anchored by grocery chain Harris Teeter. The project was first placed on the DRB agenda in August

Critical meeting for I-526 set for July 20

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) meets Thurs., July 20 to discuss the future of the I-526 completion project. The project, estimated to cost $720 Million, would connect West Ashley with Johns Island and Johns Island with James Island. In

Is Personal Rapid Transit or podcars a solution to Charleston’s traffic?

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) convened Wednesday to discuss transportation. With 50 people moving to Charleston a day, traffic congestion has become a serious problem in West Ashley. The Berkley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) presented a slide show on

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