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Shahid briefs constituents on West Ashley developments

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid held his monthly Coffee and Conversation gathering Saturday at Charles Towne Landing. He had Charleston Police Department Team 4 leader Lt. Anthony Cretella brief constituents

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Wellness screenings set for Walmart Saturday

West Ashley Walmart at 3951 West Ashley Circle will be participating in Walmart Wellness Day Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm in the Pharmacy and the Vision Center. Staff will be measuring  blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass

Sanford to file federal balanced budget plan

Representative Mark Sanford will file a House bill next week calling for a balanced federal budget within five years. Known as the “Penny Plan”, the legislation calls for a real reduction of federal spending of 1% each year for five

Lowcountry focus groups set for May 1

The Library Foundation of the Lowcountry has set a “trial run” for a larger tri-county focus group effort on September 27 with the announcement of “On the Table” meetings on Tuesday, May 1. The On the Table concept was first

AG candidate Atwater says South Carolina has a gang problem

State Representative Todd Atwater, one of three Republican candidates for state Attorney General, told the Charleston County Republican Party Executive Committee Monday that South Carolina has a gang problem and that the AG’s office has the tools to solve it.

Templeton explains the meaning of “buzz saw”

Gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton told people at a Berkeley County GOP breakfast Saturday the origin of the term “buzz saw” used to describe her management style. Templeton said the Post and Courier used the term to describe her staff reductions

American natural gas exports strengthen national security

Due to the emergence of the hydraulic fracturing technology, commonly known as fracking, America has become a leading exporter of natural gas. President Donald Trump recently announced at a summit with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (commonly known

Trump wants to make vocational educational cool again

President Donald Trump delivered a speech on his proposed infrastructure plan in Northeast Ohio Thursday with a emphasis on vocational education programs.  The address was given at a job training center to students and union construction workers wearing hardhats. Trump

Griffin opposes annexation of property near West Ashley Walmart

Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin told the Greater Lowcountry Republican Club Tuesday that he opposes the annexation of property located behind West Ashley Walmart, contending that the increased density allowed by the city zoning ordinances would enable the construction of

Ryan budget aimed at de-railing Trump agenda

In a move reminiscent of the 2010 House vote on Obamacare, Speaker Paul Ryan furnished members with copies of the 2200 page 2018 omnibus spending bill only 16 hours before the scheduled vote. Radio talkshow host Rush Limbaugh stated on

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