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Website created for City of Charleston boards

The City of Charleston established a website to inform citizens about vacancies on more than 40 volunteer boards and commissions. There are currently vacancies for the Municipal Election Commission, Recreation

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Bike lane telephone vote sparks controversy

Charleston City Councilman Bill Moody raised an objection over the telephone vote by Councilman Rodney Williams that was allowed at the body’s July 19 meeting. It determined the outcome of

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Special needs charter school remains open

Pattison’s Academy for Comprehensive Education, a special needs charter school which temporarily lost its charter this summer, re-opened today on its campus at Grace on the Ashley Church on Bees

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Fields set for school board races

The local election boards have certified the candidates who will appear on the ballot November 8 for the non-partisan school board races. There are five seats up for Charleston County

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Local government embracing “green” agenda

The sales tax increase referendum which will appear on the November 8 ballot reflects the “green” agenda, with $600 million slated for mass transit and more than $200 million for

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How to avoid back-to-school pitfalls

After a long and often unstructured summer break, thousands of Lowcountry students return to school this week. It requires significant adjustments for parents and students, alike. Here are some tips

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Critical votes in City of Charleston this week

The City of Charleston has three meetings this week which will impact the future look of the community. The Design Review Board meets Monday, August 15 at 5 pm at

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Patriots Point to celebrate 40th anniversary with throwback admission price

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will celebrate their 40th anniversary on Saturday, August 27 by offering a special $2 admission fee—the same cost of a ticket when the attraction

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Urban Farm takes root in North Charleston

In order to better serve the people in the impoverished Chicora-Cherokee neighborhood in North Charleston, Germaine Jenkins set up a non-profit foundation to operate a farm and grocery store there.

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Bike lane approved by telephone vote

Charleston City Council recently re-affirmed a Memorandum of Agreement with the South Carolina Dept. of Transportation and Charleston County to  replace a lane of vehicular traffic with a bicycle lane

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