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Retired CCSD principal and administrator to run for school board

Paul Padron is running for one of the four seats on the ballot for Charleston County School Board in November. He is vying for the West Ashley seat currently held

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“Suicide merge” fix to cost about $10 Million

Charleston County Councilman Brantley Moody told the audience at the July West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) meeting Wednesday that reconfiguring the “suicide merge” junction where Sam Rittenberg Boulevard meets Old

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Local student wins oratorical world championship

Recent Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA) graduate Caleb Smith won the Optimist International Oratorical World Championship in St. Louis on June 29.  Sponsored by the West Ashley Optimist

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Develop your own Northbridge Gateway design

The City of Charleston is giving residents a chance to develop their own Northbridge Gateway designs for the former Northbridge Piggly Wiggly property in drop-in workshops today until 8 pm

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CCSD spends $65,000 on image consultant

Jake Rambo, a candidate for the Charleston County School Board, uncovered a $65,000 payment made by Charleston County School District (CCSD) to Chernoff Newman, LLC. Chernoff Newman is a large

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McMaster veto protects privacy rights

Governor Henry McMaster issued a veto Friday on the South Carolina Industry, Workforce and Education Data Warehouse proviso in the 2018-2019 state budget. The proviso would allow data collection and

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West Ashley tree service struggling to find workers

Van Atkins, owner of West Ashley-based Van’s Tree Service, is having difficulty finding the workers he needs to fill the orders his business has for tree trimming and removal. The

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Fitness studio coming to Ashley Oaks Plaza

O2 Fitness is under contract to move into the former Charleston Attic Mall space at Ashley Oaks Plaza, located at the intersection of Ashley River Road and Wappoo Road. It

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Ashley Bakery takes custom orders

One of my birthday indulgences is apple pie. I will not eat the ones sold in grocery stores. There are many bakeries in West Ashley, but apple pie is not

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Corruption in CCSD – Letter to Editor by Ian Kay

It’s a very nice gesture, to propose an increase in teachers’ salaries in Charleston County. Teachers deserve adequate compensation. However, a monetary reward will not solve the problems that are

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