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Charleston, South Carolina is located in Charleston County. Zip codes in Charleston, SC include 29425, 29423, and 29409. The median home price in Charleston is $315,000 which is roughly $137/per square foot. More Charleston information.

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Torch shuts its doors and makes way for new concept

There was a time, a time we don't speak of often, when Torch Velvet Lounge was a hot new bar on King, one we frequented with some regularity.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston School Board holds off on voting on Montessori at James Island school

The division among parents over whether to turn a traditional James Island elementary school into a Montessori school flared again Monday at a Charleston County School Board meeting with parents lobbying for and against the plan.

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Post and Courier

Project list set for referendum on Charleston schools sales tax extension

Charleston County voters have a final list of school construction projects to consider when deciding whether to extend a 1 percent sales tax in a referendum this November.

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Post and Courier

'Drunk History' comes to Charleston

In the storytelling trades, coherence is a virtue. When recounting history, it helps when conveying the requisite facts to remember the important bits, offer a clean chronology and make the point with vigor.

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Post and Courier

Flight diversions spike at Charleston airport

On July 19, a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J. to Bogota, Colombia, diverted to Charleston International Airport because of medical issues with two passengers.

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Post and Courier

One shot at Northwoods Mall; police evacuating building as they search for suspect

Northwoods Mall is being evacuated while authorities search for a gunman, North Charleston police report.

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Charleston Business Journal

Board wants CofC to become research institution

When Glenn McConnell visited the College of Charleston as a candidate for president in the spring, one of the suggestions he made over and over was changing the status of the University of Charleston, South Carolina.

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Post and Courier

11 residents forced from homes early Monday after West Ashley apartment complex fire

The Charleston and St. Andrews fire departments responded to Ashley oaks Apartments at 78 Ashley Hall Plantation Road shortly after midnight.

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Charleston City Paper

Freeloaders: August rush

Watch out August is coming in hot with some free activities that will make you forget that school is around the corner.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post and Courier

GrapevineProposed 9-story Charleston hotel to ride dual-brand trend

The nine-story hotel planned near the base of the Ravenel Bridge on the peninsular side of the span will carry not one banner but two.

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Sun Journal

Preservationists to spend the night in James City slave quarters

The trio from the Slave Dwelling Project has slept in former slave quarters that had no floors or ones in poor condition.

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Post and Courier

Charleston airports director wants to boost workforce by 11 percent

As the physical building expands at Charleston International, so will the number of people who work there, if the airport board approves the director's request for an 11 percent hike in the workforce Tuesday.

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Post and Courier

Raskin Around: Radler, chef changes and Charleston Distilling Co. spirits

Charleston has lots of knowledgeable eaters, which is another way of saying it's home to plenty of eaters with strong opinions.

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Post and Courier

Fashion designer's fatal fall prompts concerns with non-emergency police lines

Non-emergency phone numbers for the Charleston Police Department changed in November with its switch to the county's consolidated dispatching system.

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Post and Courier

Sellers sidesteps partisan, racial comparisons in Lt. Gov. race

State Rep. Bakari Sellers is not only hoping to become the first Democrat elected statewide in more than five years, but he's also seeking to become the state's first African-American lieutenant governor since 1872.

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Pickens Sentinel

And miles to go before a cure

Ashton Houghton, vice president of development for the Alzheimer's Association's South Carolina chapter, is passionate about the Ride to Remember and is hands-on with the event each year.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Post and Courier

Support frays for Charleston region's industry-attracting alliance

When the Navy pulled out of Charleston in the mid-1990s, the prospect of losing 22,000 direct jobs served as a wake-up call for the Lowcountry.

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The Island Packet

Don't be stirring up trouble with our sweet tea

Bluffton barbecue man Ted Huffman's words were as refreshing as a sweating glass of iced tea in late July: Erin Shaw had simply asked, "How do you take your tea?" And he went off, like a lot of people do when it comes to sweet tea.

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Post and Courier

With 100 days before the election, Vincent Sheheen is pounding the pavement in Charleston County

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, the Democratic candidate for governor of South Carolina, says the best thing people could do to bring about change in the state is to elect him governor in November.

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Post and Courier

Glenn McConnell doles out $260K to charities including some at C of C

Funding scholarship programs is one of the best ways to increase diversity at the College of Charleston and other schools, and new president Glenn McConnell said he wanted to lead by example.

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