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West Ashley teacher wins CCSD excellence award

West Ashley High School (WAHS) biology teacher Emily Sandifer was awarded the Guiding Light of Excellence award by the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Friday. The award was established this

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Litter is the enemy, not plastic

Charleston City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday banning the use of carry-out plastic bags, plastic straws and styrofoam containers. The ordinance makes Charleston the 10th coastal community to impose such

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School board sets short-term strategic goals

The Charleston County School Board passed a set of short-term strategic goals Monday. A press release sent out by the school district states, “The goals outlined and approved help to

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Legislative panel takes up Gethers investigation

The Charleston County Legislative Delegation began an ad hoc committee investigation on the child molestation case involving former Charleston County School District (CCSD) employee Marvin Gethers. CCSD’s information technology department

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Black Panther actor gives back to West Ashley community

`On a sun-drenched Saturday afternoon, Black Panther actor Cyrus Birch visited his childhood community, Orleans Garden Apartments in West Ashley. He told the 30 children who attended, “I am you

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Carolina – Clemson blood drive ends today at Harrell Square

The 34th annual Carolina – Clemson blood drive ends today at 7 pm at the Red Cross blood donation center at Harrell Square, 2000 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard. Clemson currently leads

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Sanford warns of pending debt crisis

Outgoing Congressman Mark Sanford warns of a pending debt crisis, which could create havoc in the stock markets and the American economy. In an exclusive interview with WTMA host Charlie

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Republicans fared badly in suburbs in 2018 races

Republicans performed badly in suburban House districts in 2018, allowing Democrats to pick up 39 seats and capture the majority. Republicans lost South Carolina’s largely suburban 1st Congressional District for

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School board member plans to deliver 500 Thanksgiving turkeys

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead plans to deliver more than 500 Thanksgiving turkeys to needy families in North Charleston, West Ashley and peninsular Charleston this year. Working through

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Applications underway for vacant school board seat

Applications are now being accepted for the Charleston County School Board seat that will be vacated by Michael Miller in January. Miller was recently elected Charleston County Register of Deeds

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