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Welcome to North Charleston (in West Ashley)

North Charleston leap-frogs across river to grab West Ashley land, City vows to continue the fight by Bill Davis | News Editor City of Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and his administration remain committed to keeping 2,200 acres of county lands out of the hands of...

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The Right Way

The ‘Right’ Way Parks conservancy unveils West Ashley Green/Bikeway’s ‘future’ by Bill Davis | News Editor While its dreams might not happen overnight, the Charleston Parks Conservancy recently revealed its master plan for arts along the West Ashley Greenway and...

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Local Soccer Club Honored

2019 Competitive Coach of the Year Awards and Parents of the Year Award from Staff Reports The West Ashley-based Charleston United Soccer Club (CUSC) recently had two of its coaches named Coach of the Year by the Board of Directors for the South Carolina Youth Soccer...

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Chopping Up the West Ashley Vote

Three candidates with deep West Ashley roots enter the mayoral race, threatening to divide the city’s largest and most powerful voting block by Bill Davis | News Editor West Ashley’s growing political clout may be its undoing in the coming mayoral election this fall....

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Thinking Outside the Box

Local lawmakers searching for solution to the ‘Suicide Merge’ by Bill Davis | News Editor Everyone on Orange Grove Road can relax, for now, because there will be no traffic circle built next to the old Masonic Center. County and city planners heard you loud and clear:...

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A Long and Mighty Table

West Ashley’s Longest Table will focus on discussing community action by Bill Davis | News Editor Have you seen that television commercial where disconnected residents of a big city apartment building of various ages and backgrounds come together after one of their...

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Worth their Weight in Gold

Winners from the 10th annual Westie Awards receive their golden cows at awards reception at Gala Desserts by Lorne Chambers | Editor In last month’s issue of West Of Free Press, 10 individuals were named as the 2019 Westie Award class. It marked the 10th year the...

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2019 WESTIE AWARDS

To The Future and Beyond ... Honoring 10 members of our community who are helping make tomorrow better   Every year for more than a decade, the West Of Free Press has recognized people within the community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help...

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Tearing Down or Building Up?

West Ashley now home to yet another peninsular challenge by Bill Davis | News Editor Another pesky peninsula dweller has found a home in West Ashley: add knockdowns to the list of traffic, gentrification, vibrancy, density and others that have jumped the Ashley River....

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A Long and Winding Road

State agrees to fund its portion of I-526, but there’s still a long way to go by Bill Davis | News Editor A journey of a thousand miles may begin with a single step, but there’s been so many faltering starts in building the remaining eight-mile section of I-526 some...

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First Responders Welcome Newest West Ashleyians

West Ashley mom gives birth to twins with a little help from local fireman, EMS workers by Bill Davis | News Editor As a nurse, Jordan Prosser is no rookie when it comes to blood, birth, and the many mysteries of the human body. But early last month, she was surprised...

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