Making a Splash

Making a Splash

Former City Councilmember Kathleen Wilson makes a plea for an aquatic complex to be built in West Ashley by Bill Davis | News Editor Kathleen Wilson, the former City Councilperson from James Island, may finally see her dream come true in West Ashley. Last month,...

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Slide On In

Indoor playground OutSlide In now open in the Belk wing of Citadel Mall From Staff Reports Last month OutSlide In opened its 7,200-square-foot indoor playground, located in the Belk wing of the Citadel Mall. This recreational concept is new to the Charleston area and...

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Riding the Surge

Photo: The tarp aisle at West Ashley Hardware was completely whiped out during Hurricane Florence preparations Hurricane Florence was a boom for some businesses and a bust for others by Bill Davis | News Editor While Hurricane Florence may not have slammed into...

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In & Out But Never Out of Fashion

  West Ashley carwash manager Perry Capers has seen it all and washed it all West Ashley has seen a lot of changes over the past 58 years, and every change had to roll by Perry Capers, the longtime manager of In & Out Car Wash at the corner of St. Andrews...

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Stay A While

New 112-suite hotel opens on Orleans Road Weary travelers have a new place to stay in West Ashley. Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott Charleston/West Ashley opened for business on June 29. The new TownePlace Suites Charleston/West Ashley was...

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Getting to the “Core” of West Ashley

Former City Councilman and current councilman team up at Urban Core Advisors Native Charlestonian Aubry Alexander has deep roots in West Ashley. Long before representing District 9 on City Council, he was mowing lawns in Ashley Forest at age 9. He attended Albemarle...

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The Magic Touch

Local realtor and preservationist brings style, history, and prosperity to his projects

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Rolling Up Their Sleeves

The West Ashley-James Island Business Association (WAJIBA) is only a quarter of a way into its eighth year of existence and there seems to be a renewed infusion of energy this year. With an almost completely new board at the helm, the business group seems to be...

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Putting an End to Gerrymandering

Perhaps it was naivete, youth or idealism. Maybe all three. But I never felt trapped by gerrymandering during a run for Congress in 2000. I believed people from Seabrook Island to Little River in the First Congressional District were ready for someone different....

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Flood Victims Want To See Action

A gathering of about 80 Charleston residents, mostly from flood-prone West Ashley neighborhoods, attended a presentation at Bees Landing Recreation Center Thursday. State government representatives explained the details of federal flooding mitigation programs they...

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Founder of Middleton Place Foundation to Retire

At its annual meeting on Monday, Nov. 13, Marion Tracey Todd, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Board of Trustees of the Middleton Place Foundation, was unanimously elected to become President and Chief Executive Officer of the Middleton Place...

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