Manny’s Says Good-bye

Manny’s Says Good-bye

After nearly three decades, beloved Mediterranean restaurant closes, ending an era in the West Ashley dining scene by Bill Davis | News Editor It’s hard to believe that Manny’s Mediterranean Grille has closed for good. A fire didn’t kill it four years ago. And for the...

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West Ashley High School’s New Top Cat

New principal Ryan Cumback aims to take the Wildcats to new heights by Lorne Chambers | Editor May 30 is a day that Ryan Cumback will never forget. Not only was it the day he was announced as the new principal at West Ashley High School, but it was also the day his...

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Harry Griffin’s War

West Ashley City Councilman goes on the attack against the Mayor by Bill Davis | News Editor West Ashley City Councilman Harry Griffin either struck a blow for fiscal accountability last month, or he served up a $52,000 “nothingburger” that will isolate him on...

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‘Artisans Row’ Dream Stalled

Pastamaker boils over red tape by Bill Davis | News Editor The dream of turning Wappoo Road into an “artisans row” may have just taken one step forward and avoided taking a big step backward. Four years ago this month, the city and the county held a joint public...

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Fixing the Fix

Solutions to Hwy. 17/Main Road intersection revealing more problems by Bill Davis | News Editor For years, locals trying to get to work in the morning and home in the evening have complained about the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 17S and Main Road. The traffic would back...

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Magnolia in Miniature

A glimpse of Magnolia Gardens finds a home in nation’s capital from Staff Reports A landscape designer in Arlington, Vir., and a carpenter from Charleston, have built a miniature version of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens on display at the nation’s capital. Jeff...

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A Fighting Chance

Innovative program teaches skills that go far beyond the ring by Lorne Chambers | Editor Growing up in West Ashley, Beth Matenaer was a defiant kid. By her own admission she frequently butted heads with authority and often found herself in trouble in and outside of...

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A Helping Hand in the Fight Against Flooding

West Ashley to receive $120 million of Charleston’s $2 billionfunds for flooding by Bill Davis | News Editor Two and half years ago, soon after Mayor John Tecklenburg came into office, a member of his administration was asked how much it would cost to fix Charleston’s...

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The Flipside of Avondale

Major changes pending for the former Food Lion site by Bill Davis | News Editor For years, the Sycamore Center shopping center on St. Andrews Boulevard has been, let’s be polite, a bit of an eyesore. Unlined parking, aisles and aisles of it, have stood as a stark...

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Use Your Head, Not the Earth

After a month of dumping all the county’s recycling in a West Ashley landfill, Charleston County’s recyling program is back on track by Bill Davis | News Editor Mind what you put in your recycling bins at home, it could end up buried in the county landfill on Bees...

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Attainable Living

Mayor Tecklenburg cuts ribbon on new affordable homes in Ashleyville-Maryville neighborhood from Staff Reports Mayor John Tecklenburg, along with members of Charleston City Council and community leaders, held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 16 for seven...

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