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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 $312,000 which is roughly $140/per square foot. More Charleston information.

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55 min ago | Charleston City Paper

Group seeks UN World Heritage status for downtown churches and civic buildings

Charleston City Hall is one of the potential sites that could go on the UNESCO application - and city government is already on board with the idea A push is underway to get World Heritage designation from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization for an array of religious, civic, and community buildings on the Charleston ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Deaths Summary for Friday, August 29, 2014

BROCCOLO, Gwyn Mancino, 58, of Hollywood, a manager with Dixie Kennel and widow of Tony M. Broccolo, died Wednesday.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

1.5M from Carolinas traveling this Labor Day1.5M from Carolinas...

AAA Carolinas says in a release almost 90 percent of those traveling more than 50 miles from home will be driving, with Charleston and Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina coast and Raleigh, Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina the most popular destinations.

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WPDE

Researchers to seek wharf where slaves landed

Archeologists in South Carolina will look for remaining evidence of a wharf where tens of thousands of slaves first set foot in the United States.

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Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: Maroon morons in Columbia; Underpaying F&B staff; Workers comp for kickball injury

The P&C's Hanna Raskin posted an investigative piece yesterday looking at the issue of Charleston restaurants chronically underpaying their staff, with an analysis of state labor complaints showing over $388,000 reportedly owed to Charleston foodservice workers.

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Charleston City Paper

Charleston photographer's taser photo shoot makes CNN

In case you haven't seen it yet, Charleston photographer Patrick Hall's taser portrait video has been buzzing about the internet this week.

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Charleston City Paper

Where to go for all the college football action

It's the most wonderful time of the year: college football season. You can almost smell the hot wings wafting out of bars and restaurants around town.

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Post and Courier

Harrell names domestic violence panel, vows to make issue a priority in upcoming session

To read The Post and Courier series of articles that prompted formation of the committee, go to postandcourier.com/TillDeath Harrell, R-Charleston, said in a statement Wednesday that more than 300 women killed in the past 10 years is unacceptable and the state needs to do better.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Charleston City Paper

Chronicling the CofC coaching search fiasco

BREAKING: AJ: "I am ending my pursuit of the position of Head Men's Basketball Coach at the College of Charleston."

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Post and Courier

Six arrested in Charleston East Side drug sweep

The Aug. 21-23 drug sweep on America and South streets followed tips by residents, police spokesman Charles Francis said.

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Charleston Business Journal

Cigar Factory nabs 6 more tenants

Construction is underway at the Cigar Factory, and investors expect that tenants will be able to move in by summer 2015.

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Post and Courier

James Island man, 27, the second suspect arrested in downtown Charleston robbery

Rockene Lamont Ladson, 27, of Fort Johnson Road on James Island faces two counts of armed robbery in connection with an Aug. 3 incident on Wentworth Street in downtown Charleston.

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WTMA-AM North Charleston

Police Make Second Arrest in Downtown Robbery

Police have made a second arrest Wednesday in a robbery that occurred in downtown Charleston earlier this month.

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Charleston Business Journal

Viewpoint: Charleston businesses shifting views on LGBT economic impact

In 2006, the Alliance for Full Acceptance worked with the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce to craft an economic impact study that focused on LGBT spending in the local region.

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Charleston City Paper

Traveling theater company 34 West settles down in Charleston permanently

"Now that we have a space, we're asking ourselves, 'What are the things that we've always wanted to do?' It's like a gallery in a way, there are so many artists and opportunities to share someone's gift."

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Charleston City Paper

City officials at public meeting: Charleston should not have an entertainment district

Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. called King Street "the quintessential public realm" and said 2 a.m. bar crowds are "not good for businesses that will locate on King Street Eventually" After three months debating how to control its burgeoning bar districts, the City of Charleston seems to have ditched its controversial Entertainment District Overlay Zone ... (more)

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Charleston City Paper

Twenty years of secular humanism in Charleston

Travelers heading west from downtown Charleston will get an eyeful over the next month thanks to the Secular Humanists' new billboard near Montague Avenue announcing "20 Godless Years in the Holy City!" Yes, it's been 20 years since atheists and agnostics planted their flag in Charleston when they founded the Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry.

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American Library Association

PLA accepting applications for 2015 PLA Leadership Academy in Charleston, S.C.

The Public Library Association is now accepting applications for the PLA Leadership Academy: Navigating Change A Building Community , March 23-27, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. This special event will offer intensive, empowering leadership education for public librarians who want to increase their capacity to lead not only within the library, but also ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston County votes to withhold funding from industry-recruiting group until issues resolved

Charleston County Council formally put its stamp on withholding funds from the Lowcountry's main industry-recruiting agency Tuesday until differences can be resolved.

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Post and Courier

New 85-acre park at gateway to Johns Island will appeal to outdoors people

The Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission is planning an 85-acre park with striking views of the Stono River and the John F. Limehouse Bridge at the gateway to Johns Island.

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