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Don’t Urbanize West Ashley

Charleston’s November 5 municipal elections for Mayor and six City Council seats will be a referendum on whether voters who live outside the Charleston peninsula. (74% of the population) want

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Higher teacher pay key item in 2020 legislative agenda

West Ashley State Representatives Leon Stavrinakis and Lin Bennett both predicted that higher teacher pay will be a key agenda item in the 2020 session of the South Carolina General

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Dominion Energy offers free home energy check-ups

Dominion Energy is offering its electric customers free home energy check-ups. The one hour process involves a home walk-through with a technician, who will conduct a visual inspection of caulking,

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West Ashley Cars and Coffee takes on block party atmosphere

The second West Ashley Cars and Coffee event at Sojourn Coffee attracted more than 60 classic and custom cars and trucks and hundreds of visitors. Among the cars on display

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St. Andrews PSD holding Hurricane Expo

St. Andrews PSD is hosting a Hurricane Preparedness Expo Saturday at the West Ashley Lowe’s. St. Andrews Fire and Rescue Department is doing demonstrations in the parking lot. There are

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Sojourn hosting a car show and blood drive Sunday

Sojourn Coffee, in conjunction with A & A Insurance and Custom Car Stereo, are hosting West Ashley Cars and Coffee Sunday from 8 am to 10 am. Classic and custom

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West Ashley is about to get a skyline

The City of Charleston Planning Commission approved an application to increase zoning density from General Business to Planned Unit Development Wednesday. The first phase of the development would add five

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Low Battery Wall project an expensive park

Charleston City Council wisely rejected an application request for a $32 million South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank (SCTIB) grant for the Low Battery Wall project. First of all, SCTIB was

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Charleston Mayoral candidates square off in Mt. Pleasant

Four of the six Charleston Mayoral candidates participated in the East Cooper Republican Club forum Monday. Incumbent Mayor John Tecklenburg and late entrant Michelle Orth were not on-hand. The filing

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The push for “density” at Citadel Mall another attack on suburbs

The urban planners at City of Charleston have been calling for high-density development at Citadel Mall for years. They use the term “surface parking” as an epithet. Charleston City Council

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