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West Ashley community discussion set for Saturday

West Ashley leaders have set up a community discussion Saturday afternoon from 12:30 to 2:30 pm at Citadel Mall. The event, termed The Longest Table West Ashley will feature small

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Cunningham not taking a position on impeachment

U.S. Representative Joe Cunningham (D-Charleston) is not prepared to take a position on the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump. Cunningham addressed a crowd of about 50 at a town

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West Ashley Farmers Market resumes Wednesday

The West Ashley Farmers Market resumes Wednesday, April 24 from 3 to 7 pm. The market will take place each Wednesday during the same hours until October 2. The weekly

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West Ashley parents ask about adding a middle school

About 70 school reform advocates assembled at West Ashley High School Monday evening to discuss future plans for West Ashley schools. While the Charleston County School District (CCSD) asked participants

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Civil rights groups demand action on failing schools

Two civil rights groups assembled Saturday to demand action on the nine Charleston County School District (CCSD) schools classified by the South Carolina Department of Education as chronically failing. Beverly

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The fate of West Ashley middle schools is uncertain

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is contemplating combining the two West Ashley middle schools under its control, C.E. Williams and West Ashley Advanced Studies Magnet (WA-ASM). A third West Ashley

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John Kuhn elected Charleston GOP Chair

Former State Senator John Kuhn was elected Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party Thursday at Orange Grove Charter School in West Ashley. The 348 convention delegates chose attorney Kuhn

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Bill to prevent local plastic bag bans advances

A state Senate bill to prevent local governments from banning single-use plastic bags and styrofoam containers advanced to the full Senate Thursday, after passing in the Labor, Commerce and Industry

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CCSD contemplates combining West Ashley middle schools

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) has empaneled an ad hoc committee to make recommendations to re-align West Ashley schools. One of the options the committee is tasked with considering

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Don’t politicize the issue of flooding

Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order in December 2018 to establish the South Carolina Floodwater Commission. McMaster wrote, “The Commission will work to provide solution-based discussions and to identify

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