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Plans in motion to stop North Charleston land grab

The City of North Charleston recently annexed one acre of land in Runnymede Plantation along the Ashley River between Drayton Hall Plantation and Magnolia Gardens in what was part of

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Uncertainty facing South Carolina electric utilities in 2018

Two of South Carolina’s largest electric utilities, SCE&G and state-owned Santee-Cooper, will enter 2018 in flux following their joint nuclear power plant project failure this year. SCE&G faces the state

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Democrats “resist” future economic boom

The House and Senate have resolved the differences in their tax relief bills and are likely to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (HR-1) before Christmas. No Democrats have

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Harrell contemplates return to Statehouse

Former South Carolina Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell (R-West Ashley) is contemplating a run for the seat he held from 1992 to 2014. House District 114 runs from Charles

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West Ashley Master Plan draft endorsed by Revitalization Commission

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) unanimously endorsed the draft West Ashley Master Plan Wednesday at the former JC Penney space at Citadel Mall. The space is being retrofitted to

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City Council poised to produce stormwater management plan

Charleston City Council voted Monday to adopt a plan proposed by the Ways and Means Committee to boost the annual stormwater fee on a 2200 square-foot building from $72 to

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November jobs report reflects strengthening economy

The Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed Friday that 228,000 jobs were added in November, with about 25% coming in the categories of manufacturing and construction.  Another 46,000 jobs were added

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Charleston City Council to vote on budget with no money for drainage improvements

Charleston City Council meets Monday to vote on the $210 Million 2018 budget. The budget ordinance represents a 5.3% increase from 2017 and includes no money for drainage improvement. The

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Haley to UN Security Council – don’t bully Israel

In the midst of violent protests along the Israeli borders in what has been termed a “Day of Rage” following President Donald Trump’s announcement that America was moving its embassy

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Deregulation a major focus of the Trump Administration

President Donald Trump campaigned on freeing up American industries by lowering taxes and eliminating burdensome federal regulations.  The tax component is rapidly working its way through Congress, with the House

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