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First domino falls related to Harrell probe

State Representative Jim Merrill was indicted December 14 on 30 counts of ethics and misconduct violations. He was immediately suspended from his House seat, which includes Daniel Island and parts

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New West Ashley library behind schedule

Charleston County voters approved a $108 Million referendum in 2014 to build five new libraries and renovate 13 existing libraries by a 3-to-1 margin. Two years later, the projects have

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SC Senate takes away bill blocking tactic

The South Carolina General Assembly met for an organizational meeting yesterday, The headline story was that 85-year-old Florence Republican Hugh Leatherman was re-elected as Senate President. Perhaps a larger story

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West Ashley intersection improvements underway

Outgoing Charleston County Councilwoman Colleen Condon says the first project she pursued upon taking office in 2005 was upgrading the intersection of Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Ashley River Road, which

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West Ashley Revitalization Commission process underway

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission has started making decisions. In its Tuesday meeting at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, the 19-member commission chose two subcommittee chairs – Citadel professor

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Revitalization Commission meets Tuesday

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission meets Tuesday, November 29 at 2 pm at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, 901 Orange Grove Road (former WTMA office site in Parkshore). The

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West Ashley Greenway paving set for 2017

The West Ashley Greenway is a recreational trail which extends 10.5 miles from South Windermere Shopping Center to Main Road parallel to Savannah Highway. Hundreds of West Ashley residents walk,

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Summerville police make motel arrest

The Summerville Police Department’s Emergency Services Unit (ESU) broke down the door at the downtown Summerville Hamilton Motel to arrest a 63-year-old male suspect. The incident was triggered when the

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Sam Rittenberg special tax district deferred

Charleston County Council voted to defer a vote on the proposed Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) District for an area running from Citadel Mall to the North Bridge in West Ashley.

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County Council to vote on West Ashley tax district

Charleston County Council is set to vote on a Tax Incremental Finance district (TIF) tonight at its 6:30 meeting at 4045 Bridge View Drive in North Charleston.  The TIF was

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