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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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School board convenes unannounced meeting at North Charleston church

The Charleston County School Board failed to comply with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) when it held an unannounced meeting at the Charity Missionary Baptist Church in

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Could a park and ride bus lot be coming to the Pig?

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid hosted a meeting of neighborhood leaders from the Old Charles Towne District Task Force Saturday to discuss a possible temporary park-and-ride bus lot at the

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Citadel Mall a collection site for Drug Take Back Day

Representatives from the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Charleston Police Department will be collecting expired or unused prescription medications Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm as part

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West Ashley’s Brett Toth likely to be selected in NFL Draft

The 2018 National Football League (NFL) Draft kicks off tonight in Dallas, and before it ends on Saturday evening, it is likely that former West Ashley High School (WAHS) standout

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West Ashley Middle School wins Odyssey of the Mind

The West Ashley Advanced Studies Magnet School (ASM) won its second consecutive state title in the Odyssey of the Mind competition in the spring and will complete in the World

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Is school carpet a health concern?

Carpet squares are being installed throughout several Charleston County schools this summer. The district maintains there are several good reasons for installing carpet. Carpet acts like a sponge, puling allergens

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Charleston’s technical review process lacks transparency

The key permitting decisions in the City of Charleston concerning drainage and traffic are handled by the Technical Review Committee (TRC). According to the City’s official website, “The TRC exists

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Shahid briefs constituents on West Ashley developments

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid held his monthly Coffee and Conversation gathering Saturday at Charles Towne Landing. He had Charleston Police Department Team 4 leader Lt. Anthony Cretella brief constituents

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Black Panther actor inspires Lowcountry students

While growing up in West Ashley public housing, Cyrus Birch never dreamed he would become an actor. Birch landed a role in the blockbuster movie Black Panther and is now

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