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28 refugees resettled in Charleston area

Brian Evanger from the Charleston office of Lutheran Services Carolinas announced that five refugee families consisting of 28 people have been resettled in the Charleston area since January. According to

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Armadillo sightings becoming more frequent

Until recent years, armadillo sightings were very rare in Charleston County. The armored mammal made its first appearance in America in the late 1800s in East Texas. The species has

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Small business optimism skyrockets

The monthly small business survey conducted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) showed the largest increase in optimism since 1980 after Ronald Reagan defeated President Jimmy Carter. The

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West Ashley boutique combines gift shop and cafe

When approaching Magnolia Park Shopping Center at 1901 Ashley River Road, one is greeted with a collection of charming shops that include Simply Your Spa, Christophe’s Macaron et Chocolat, Rickborn

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Christmas celebration at The Citadel needs support

On Christmas Day, Sunday afternoon, the 5th annual Christmas celebration will be held at Johnson Hagood Stadium at 68 Hagood Avenue in downtown Charleston. More than 5000 guests and volunteers

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West Ashley author publishes second novel

Katherine (Kim) McDermott, a native Charlestonian, has just published her second novel, Abbey’s Tale. McDermott grew up in West Ashley, graduated from Middleton High School, received a B.A. in English from the

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Celebrate Christmas at Johnson Hagood Stadium

Without Walls Ministry pastor Gordon Cashwell was inspired by the bible verse Matthew 25:35 to give Charleston area residents the opportunity to serve others on Christmas Day. The Citadel made

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CCPR’s Passes half-off for Cyber Monday

On “Cyber Monday,” Nov. 28, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will offer one-day only deals on the park systems’ climbing wall, fishing and Move IT passes. When

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West Ashley restaurant back in business

Manny’s Neighborhood Grill has been a landmark in the West Ashley restaurant scene for nearly a quarter-century. The restaurant, known for its authentic Greek cuisine, is located within walking distance

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West Ashley Farmers Market huge success

The West Ashley Farmers Market concluded its first season with thousands in attendance on Sunday. The event debuted in September with weekly Wednesday afternoon and evening gatherings. The market features

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