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Waring wants Council to show West Ashley the money

Charleston City Councilman Keith Waring recently addressed the West Ashley – James Island Business Association (WAJIBA) to discuss the West Ashley revitalization plan. He emphasized that true West Ashley revitalization

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Affordable Care Act premiums expected to soar ?

South Carolina households receiving health insurance coverage through the federal health insurance marketplace can expect to see their premiums for 2017 rise substantially.  Premium rates increased 14.9% from 2015 to

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Shadowmoss residents seek to oust HOA board ?

Most newer subdivisions are governed by Homeowners Associations (HOAs), which hire management companies to maintain common areas and amenities. The HOAs are represented by a board of directors elected among

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Senator Scott’s event to honor Gulf War Veterans

Senator Tim Scott is hosting a special ceremony to honor South Carolina’s Desert Shield and Desert Storm veterans who served from 1990-1991 Saturday, August 27 at 3 pm at Charleston

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Limehouse promotes manatee awareness

Responsding to several manatee deaths in South Carolina this summer, Rep. Chip Limehouse convened a meeting of the Charleston County Legislative Delegation to bring awareness to the issue. Limehouse, a

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Are you ready for peak hurricane season?

While hurricane season officially begins on June 1, the peak months for hurricanes and tropical storms are August, September and October. While Hurricane Preparedness Week was scheduled back it May,

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West Nile Virus discovered at Naval Weapons Station

According to a military spokesman, mosquitoes recently collected at the Naval Weapons Station tested positive for West Nile Virus. There have been no cases of humans infected to date. The

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James Island veterinarian promotes raising chickens

Most local government meetings deal with zoning ordinances, public safety issues issues and tax changes. On Thurs., Aug. 18, the key issue on the James Island Town Council was an

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West Ashley businesses supporting special needs school

Pattison’s Academy for Comprehensive Education, the only South Carolina charter school for special needs students, nearly closed its doors during the summer due to financial difficulties. West Ashley businesses and

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Recycling changes coming to Berkeley County

Berkeley County has a change in its recycling program scheduled to take effect Thursday, September 1. The monthly subscription fee for curbside recycling is increasing from $2.60 to $15.00, based

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