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Respondents choose “No Build” option for SC 7 and SC 171 intersection

Charleston County government sent out a news release Monday showing that a majority of the nearly 700 survey respondents preferred the “No Build” option for the proposed SC 7 and

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Citadel Mall adds DIY maker space

Citadel Mall now has a 3300 square foot space dedicated to helping people with do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. Reforge Charleston is an educational non-profit which provides equipment, materials and instruction for

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Native plant shop moving to Wappoo Road location

West Ashley native plant shop Roots and Shoots expects to be moving to its new location October 1 at 1108 Wappoo Road, across the street from Ashley Oaks Plaza. It

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Climate change agenda hampers UK standard of living

We recently returned home from a two-week tour of Scotland and Ireland and noticed that BBC and local television stations had news content about climate change on a daily basis.

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America’s founding made it unique among nations

On Independence Day, Americans need to understand the factors which made our Republic unique among all nations. On July 4, 1776, 56 representatives from the 13 colonies signed a document

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July is a good month for tree-trimming

With peak hurricane season coming up in August and September, July is a good month to schedule a tree-trimming service. The Charleston area has a shortage of trained and experienced

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Celtic Highlight Tour a true Dream Vacation

We recently concluded the Globus guided Celtic Highlight Tour in the British Isles. West Ashley travel agent Larry Shirley, who served on Charleston City Council for 20 years, made all

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Northbridge Exxon demolition begins

Northbridge Exxon was part of the West Ashley landscape for more than 40 years. The demolition of its canopy, convenience store and garage began today, giving way to Charleston’s first

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Get the 411 on MUSC West Campus Thursday

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business in Your Backyard coffee Thursday from 7:30 to 9:00 am at Citadel Mall to discuss the future of the MUSC

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SC 7 and SC 171 intersection comments due June 30

Public comments for the SC 7 and SC 171 Intersection Project are due Sunday, June 30. There are three options given to respondents for the busy West Ashley intersection, which

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