The 10th Annual Westie Awards

The 10th Annual Westie Awards

Honoring Those Who Have Made West Ashley Better over the last 10 Years This year’s Westie Awards are brought to you by the letter “P.” Why you ask? We don’t really know other than it seem to fit when we started listing things that have moved West Ashley in a positive...

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A Silver Anniversary

A Silver Anniversary

Mayor Tecklenburg presents local Home Care Company with City Council Proclamation in recognition of 25 years of service from Staff Reports Mayor John Tecklenburg recently presented Mary Peters, owner and founder of Care For Life in West Ashley with a City Council...

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Flashbacks of  Holidays Past

Flashbacks of Holidays Past

Everybody loves a parade, especially a Christmas Parade. A 1959 article from The Charleston Evening Post announced a Santa Claus parade sponsored by the newly opened St. Andrew’s Center. Santa would ride on St. Andrew’s Parish’s newest fire engine from the St....

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(V) Is For Victory

(V) Is For Victory

For its final installment, Vegging Out settles into local favorite The Glass Onion What a strange and tumultuous year 2020 has proven to be. When I began writing the first installment of Vegging Out in January, I could not have predicted the trajectory this year would...

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Community Mourns Loss  of Avondale Matriarch

Community Mourns Loss of Avondale Matriarch

The passing of beloved Voodoo manager Caroline Smith-Adams leaves a giant hole in heart of West Ashley’s restaurant and dance communities by Lorne Chambers | Editor Artwork by John Pundt  Last month Charleston’s food & beverage scene, the local dance community,...

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MVPs of the Pandemic

MVPs of the Pandemic

Members of the West Ashley community are going above the call of duty to help us get through uncertain times by Bill Davis | News Editor Some workers in West Ashley have proven themselves beyond “essential” by making our lives better, saner, and a bit like they used...

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Hats Off to the Class of 2020

Hats Off to the Class of 2020

In the most unconventional year in West Ashley High’s history, 338 seniors graduate in memorable fashion from Staff Reports It started like any other year at West Ashley High School. Planning for the student’s return in July. Schedule Pick-up in August. Semester One...

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Sharing Some Science

Sharing Some Science

Unlikely partners come together to document, share how MUSC Health developed COVID-19 specimen collection site by Leslie Cantu | Special to West Of UnBound In medicine and emergency operations alike, experienced practitioners pass down knowledge in a way that expands...

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Supporting Art in the Age of COVID

Supporting Art in the Age of COVID

Local arts champion Susan Irish helps get Artist Support Pledge kicked off in the Carolinas, raises money for local artists by Lorne Chambers | Editor The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted every corner of our society in some way or the other over the last several...

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We Lose our Moose, Voodoo is Forced to Cast a New Spell

We Lose our Moose, Voodoo is Forced to Cast a New Spell

Local couple Mike & Jen Kulick are forced to close one of their West Ashley restaurants while cautiously reopening their other one by Lorne Chambers | Editor Since opening Voodoo Tiki Bar & Lounge in 2004, West Ashley couple Mike and Jen Kulick have been...

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Vegging Out — A Gathering of Goodness

Vegging Out — A Gathering of Goodness

West Ashley’s The Gathering Café is one of the area’s best choices for plant-based diets I had such good intentions for the weeks I would spend in homebound quarantine. Finally, I would have time for self-improvement. I would work on that novel. I would learn to play...

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