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Micro-transit may be a solution for Charleston traffic

Charleston elected officials are squawking about the need for more people to ride the bus in order to reduce traffic congestion. The only problem is, most people don’t want to

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Ground broken for Stono Park Elementary

After a contentious battle over whether to build a new Stono Park Elementary school building or renovate the 66-year-old existing building on Garden Street in West Ashley, a ground-breaking ceremony

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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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Charleston County must force negotiations on I-526 deal

Meeting for the first time since July 2017, the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) board decided Monday to take no action on the I-526 project, which has been pending for

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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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