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2 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Charleston County Council announces vacancies on boards, commissions

Charleston County Council announces vacancies on the following boards and commissions: Tax Advisory Committee, Awendaw Consolidated Fire District Advisory Board, Business License/User Fee Appeals Board, Charleston County Forestry Board, Community Development Advisory Board, Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals, Disabilities and Special ... (more)

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Related Topix: Awendaw, SC

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Cryptography, Science, Computer Science, Isle of Palms, SC, Summerville, SC

10 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Massive Long Savannah development moving forward

The 1,253-acre mixed-use development in West Ashley will include up to 4,600 homes, and will define the western edge of Charleston.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Hanahan, SC

14 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Charleston County adding staff for upcoming election

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is accepting applications to hire full-time, temporary staff, to assist with the preparation of the Nov. 4 General Election.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Dorchester District 2 parents cope with overcrowding while waiting for new schools

At Knightsville Elementary, the biggest elementary school in the state, two of every five students attend classes each school day in trailers, and it's just getting bigger.

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Related Topix: Berkeley County, SC, Hanahan, SC

Post and Courier

West Nile virus report spurs mosquito spraying

Taking precautions against West Nile virus is no different than other mosquito-fighting techniques: insect repellents, long sleeved clothing.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Post and Courier

Police: West Ashley man pointed gun at girlfriend, himself and pulled trigger

Brent Lewis Harper, 42, of West Ashley faces a charge of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature in connection with an Aug. 25 incident at his apartment.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Post and Courier

Deputies work to ID man who robbed Hollywood store, left behind iced tea

Anyone with information on the robbery at Family Dollar should call Sheriff's Office dispatchers at 843-743-7200 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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Related Topix: Drink, Soft Drinks, Hollywood, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Post and Courier

Bakari Sellers announces leadership team

State Rep. Bakari Sellers, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, announced the formation of a statewide leadership team to help him in his race against Republican candidate Henry McMaster, according to a story posted today on The State's website.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Post and Courier

Honeybees leave school district in sticky situation

The Bee Cause Project has installed observation hives like this one at some public schools in Charleston County.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Apiculture, Science, Entomology

Post and Courier

Mount Pleasant residents offer ideas on two big recreation projects

With a brilliant sun setting over the Cooper River beyond Memorial Waterfront Park, residents turned out en masse Wednesday to give input on two large quality-of-life projects coming down the town's pike.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC

Post and Courier

Arrest made after King Street apartment burglary in Charleston

Austin John Benton, 23, of Woodland Court was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree burglary and petit larceny.

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Post and Courier

Man, 21, tells police he panicked before speeding away from Mount Pleasant officers

Tre Lamar Seabrook, 21, of Mathis Ferry Road in Mount Pleasant faces charges of failing to stop for blue lights, driving under suspension and reckless driving.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC

The Moultrie News

Pups beat dog days of summer at Whirlin' Waters

On that special day, Whirlin' Waters Adventure Waterpark at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park will be open to canines and their owners from noon to 5 p.m. Dogs can splash around the 27,000-square-foot Big Kahuna wave pool and the Rollin' River lazy river.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

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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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Lincoln's principal excited to be part of CCSD's core building plan

The school survived Hurricane Hugo, but there's some question whether Lincoln Middle-High School will survive Charleston County's to-do list.

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Related Topix: McClellanville, SC

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

Mount Pleasant wants to grow into town for folks of all ages

Refer to this booming community and most folks think of upscale neighborhoods chock-full of families living in pricey single-family houses.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Awendaw, SC

Charleston City Paper

Charleston County Council votes tonight on Greenbelt Bank funding to protect Thornhill Farms

From kale to turkeys, green onions to eggs, Thornhill Farm has been operating as a sustainable agriculture hub and adaptive therapy garden since 2006.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, McClellanville, SC, Clemson, SC

Charleston Business Journal

Number of physicians statewide up nearly 12% since 2009, report says

The total number of physicians in the S.C. workforce increased by 11.8% between 2009 and 2013, according to a new edition of the S.C. Health Professions Data Book .

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Related Topix: Nursing, Berkeley County, SC, Dorchester County, SC

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