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“Gateway to Charleston” plans resurface

Long before the Piggly Wiggly store at the “suicide merge”, where Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Old Towne Road meet, closed in 2013, residents in the nearby neighborhoods were concerned about

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Half cent sales tax referendum gets another chance

The third reading for the 0.5% sales tax increase referendum for improvement of Charleston County roads be held by County Council on August 9.  This tax will raise $2.1 billion

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West Ashley Circle – The road to nowhere

When I first heard about the proposed West Ashley Circle in 2014, it was promoted as a means to improve traffic flow along the intersection of Glenn McConnell Pkwy and

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School board members are “watchdogs” for students and taxpayers

Perhaps the most significant elected officials in our area are members of the Charleston County School Board.  They oversee a $429 million annual budget, nearly twice the amount spent by

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Todd Garrett explains CCSD budget fiasco

In an exclusive interview with radio host Kelly Golden (94.3 WSC), Charleston County School Board member Todd Garrett explained how the school district ran an $18 million deficit in the

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Taxpayers are tapped out

Whenever a sales tax increase is proposed, it seems like the Chamber of Commerce and related groups hire lobbyists and launch a slick advertising campaign to push for the tax

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Boy Scouts help cleanup West Ashley

The Old Charles Towne Neighborhood Association was joined by Boy Scout Troop 79 at a litter pickup along Old Towne Rd. and North Bridge Park Sat., May 7.  17 scouts

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Take local control of our roads

Most of you have probably traveled along the “suicide merge”, where Old Towne Rd. meets Sam Rittenberg near the former Piggly Wiggly. This dangerous traffic problem could be fixed with

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