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Trump turns to industry titan Azar to lower drug prices

President Donald Trump rolled out his American Patients First initiative to reduce prescription drug prices last week. The initiative will be overseen by newly installed Secretary of Health and Human

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SCDOT slammed by GOP Governor challengers

In the second forum this week with Republican challengers for Governor, the candidates all seized on the ineffectiveness of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT). The forum was held

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Warren wins straw poll at Greenville forum

Republican Gubernatorial candidate John Warren, a Greenville business owner, won the straw poll at the Greenville Tea Party candidates forum Monday. Warren received 75 votes (40%). Lieutenant Governor Kevin Bryant

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Creek cleanup effort established in South Windermere

My wife Robin and I established the Clean Up West Ashley Facebook page to encourage grassroots groups in West Ashley to organize litter pick-ups. Events have been organized at Northbridge

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Warren takes aim at Columbia “swamp”

President Donald Trump has popularized the term “Drain the Swamp” with respect to the career politicians and entrenched bureaucracies in Washington. Several candidates for state offices spoke at the Lowcountry

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Charleston Call Center can be used to track drainage issues

Drainage and economic development were the topics discussed at the May West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) meeting Wednesday at Town and Country Inn. Participants learned about the City of Charleston’s

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Revitalization Commission meets at Town and Country Wednesday

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) meets Wednesday at 5:30 pm at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway. The WARC is now in the implementation phase for the

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Transformation of Citadel Mall continues

Charleston real estate investor Richard Davis of Trademark Properties recently purchased the Sears space at Citadel Mall. The anchor store is scheduled to close in August. Davis and his investment

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Demolition is underway at The Pig

The landscape in the Northbridge area of West Ashley is about to change. After sitting vacant since Piggly Wiggly closed in 2013, the building is widely considered to be an

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Greenbelt funds could support Church Creek drainage plan

The Charleston County Greenbelt Advisory Board learned Wednesday that there will be $15 Million available for greenspace projects during Fiscal Year 2019, which starts on July 1.  $10 Million is

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