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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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2 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Freddo, an Argentinian ice cream shop, opens on King Street tomorrow

We've been through the froyo phase. In the mid-2000s we even briefly enjoyed a gelato resurgence .

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6 hrs ago | Post and Courier

'Ghostbusters' back in theaters this weekend

Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray and Dan Akroyd in a publicity still from "Ghostbuster."

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Post and Courier

Boeing land clears rezoning hurdle in North Charleston

North Charleston City Council on Thursday unanimously voted to rezone the mostly undeveloped property the airplane-maker leased from the state in December between International Boulevard and Dorchester Road.

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Post and Courier

Spy John Walker had Charleston Navy base ties

The seeds of John Walker's spying and betrayal were planted when he was stationed with the Navy in Charleston in the 1960s.

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Post and Courier

Retired Charleston firefighter pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot

Former Charleston Fire Department Capt. Clinton Jones, 42, retired on a disability for post-traumatic stress disorder related to the June 18, 2007, Sofa Super Store fire that killed nine of his colleagues.

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Post and Courier

Charleston-area medical office buildings selling for top dollar

The Tides Medical Arts Building at 180 Wingo Way in Mount Pleasant sold Thursday for $24.75 million; and Roper Medical Plaza, an outpatient facility at 325 Folly Road on James Island, sold recently for $28.55 million, the latter a record per square foot in the Charleston area.

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WTMA-AM North Charleston

Fire Guts North Charleston Home

Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a home in North Charleston on Friday morning.

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Post and Courier

Charleston reaches out to a familiar French town with a certain flair

A special bond between the Lowcountry and Flers de L'Orne, France, took root decades ago, as Charleston aided town residents battered by World War II.

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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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