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West Ashley’s Split Personality

West Ashley’s Split Personality

A rapidly-evolving community deals with two different identities and two different approaches to commercial growth By Bill Davis | News Editor It may be harder and harder to recognize West Ashley in the coming years. Last month, the S.C. Chapter of the American...

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Maryville-Ashleyville Goes Upscale

Maryville-Ashleyville Goes Upscale

Prime location draws a new 40-home upscale development to the Maryville-Ashleyville neighborhood    by Bil Davis | News Editor Upscale development has come to the Maryville-Ashleyville neighborhood, with the Avenue of Oaks, an ambitious housing development brought to...

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Changes on  the Half Shell

Changes on the Half Shell

The Deli says good-bye to breakfast, expands to add Steam’d Raw Bar with indoor/outdoor seating and fresh seafood by Lorne Chambers | Editor Last year The Deli opened in the former First Federal Bank location on Savannah Hwy. near the I-526 on ramp. It was the latest...

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Don’t Call it A Comeback

Don’t Call it A Comeback

Highfalutin show marks the triumphant return of Kevin Harrison to Charleston’s visual art scene by Lorne Chambers | editor It’s been 20 years since protesters filled the sidewalks of Broad Street in historic downtown Charleston, holding signs and picketing an art...

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West Ashley Flashback  — A Walk in the Park

West Ashley Flashback  — A Walk in the Park

Parks played — and continue to play — pivitol rolls in communities throughout West Ashley Maps and Plats of the early neighborhoods in St. Andrew’s Parish have interesting features and often give us clues as to what the community desired when the neighborhood was...

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Day Trippin’ — Charles Towne Landing

Day Trippin’ — Charles Towne Landing

Annual Founders Day festivities at West Ashley landmark get a 21st century virtual overhaul this year In April of 1670, a single wooden ship called the Carolina sailed into Charleston harbor and at the behest of King Charles II, the occupants established the first...

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WAHS Robotics Team Wins State Championship

WAHS Robotics Team Wins State Championship

Robotics Team 9623Z takes top spot at VRC High School State Championships from Staff Reports West Ashley High School’s robotics team, 9623Z - Zulu, competed at the VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) High School State Championship this past weekend in Greenville, SC, and...

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Queen Bee

Queen Bee

C.E. Williams’ Keerthana Samuel wins Spellbound! again, heading to National Spelling be in Disney World from Staff Reports Keerthana Samuel, a seventh grader at C.E. Williams Middle School was victorious for the second time in the Spellbound! regional spelling bee...

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In the Eye of the Storm

In the Eye of the Storm

Controversial City Councilman Harry Griffin keeps fighting  by Bill Davis | New Editor It was an unforgettable year that no one wants to remember. Especially if you’re Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin. Not all of 2020 was bad for Griffin, as he took his health...

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A True Friend to the Community

A True Friend to the Community

Byrnes Downs resident Donna Jacobs receives Robert Ballard Award for Excellence in Volunteer Service by Lorne Chambers | Editor In 1998 the City of Charleston’s Excellence in Volunteer Service Award was created to honor a single citizen whose selfless contribution to...

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