HIGHWAY 61 REVISITED

HIGHWAY 61 REVISITED

Plans for former Ryan’s space and adjoining shopping center could change the face of St. Andrew’s Boulevard by Bill Davis | News Editor A key strip of St. Andrews Boulevard is about to undergo major changes that could deeply impact the livability of neighborhoods that...

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Growing Community

Growing Community

Charleston Horticultural Society and local partners debut new educational pollinator garden at St. Andrews School of Math & Science from Staff Reports As COVID-19 was in the midst of making its way across the country last spring, Charleston Horticultural Society...

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Bringing Home the Bacon

Bringing Home the Bacon

West Ashley gets a proper butcher shop with the relocation of Burbage Meats by Bill Davis | News Editor Wappoo Rood just got a good bit more delicious with the opening late last month of Burbage Meats, a full-service butcher shop that migrated in from Ravenel. The...

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The Return of Farm-Fresh Veggies

The Return of Farm-Fresh Veggies

West Ashley Essentials Market held every Wednesday through Oct. 27 at Ackerman Park from Staff Reports The West Ashley Farmers Market returned to Ackerman Park in its essentials-only format on Wednesday, May 19. The scaled-down version of the market, dubbed the West...

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Keep West Ashley Beautiful

Keep West Ashley Beautiful

Local woman leads charge against litter in West Ashley by Lorne Chambers | Editor Five years ago, a small group of local residents had a vision for a better West Ashley. They created an organization to help achieve that vision, calling it West Ashley United. The...

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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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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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Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Sgt. Joseph Harvill named West Ashley Optimist Club’s Community Hero of the Year from Staff Reports Sgt. Joseph Harvill was recently honored by the West Ashley Optimist Club as the Charleston Police Department’s Community Hero of the Year. Sgt. Harvill is a 12-year...

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CCPL Announces Cynthia Graham Hurd Award Winner

CCPL Announces Cynthia Graham Hurd Award Winner

from Staff Reports This year’s winner of the Charleston County Public Library’s Cynthia Graham Hurd Staff Award is Sheila Heyward. This award honors the memory of Hurd, a 31-year veteran of CCPL, who was killed in the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting in 2015. The...

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