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  1. Man shot during home invasion on Johns IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    An intruder kicked in a door on Johns Island and shot a man early Saturday, according to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office. The home invasion on Gibbs Road was reported around 1:10 a.m. John Lee Williams Jr., 47, of nearby Legareville Road, was shot, according to an incident report released Monday.

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  2. I-526 threatens road voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post and Courier

    In 2012, then-Mayor Joe Riley pointed out a study of traffic issues relating to I-526 not being completed across James Island, Johns Island and West Ashley. He spoke again last week to County Council urging that members put 526 on the referendum.

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  3. New owners plan to transform Nutty Goodness from mom-and-pop brand to national favoriteRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | FoodNavigator

    ... in manufacturing the snacks along with six part-time and full-time employees in a certified kitchen space on Johns Island, near Charleston, S.C. "We do not co-pack," Brock said, adding that this helps control production for each flavor to have ...

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  4. Charleston County aims to curb rural drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Post and Courier

    ... agency started using the portable training pool in the Odyssey Camps in McClellanville, Baptist Hill and Johns Island because most kids in those rural areas didn't otherwise have a safe environment where they could learn how to swim with trained ...

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  5. Alma Louise GrahamRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Herald-Citizen

    ... s provided with exceptional love and care by the entire staff. Survivors include her daughter, Linda Mesaros of Johns Island, S.C.; son, Lee Graham of Jacksonville, Fla., and her daughter-in-law, Mary Graham of Jacksonville, Fla.

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  6. Weekend Roundup: Gotta catch 'em allRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Charleston City Paper

    ... great bargains, good books and a chance to support the library system from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Johns Island regional library. Head over to Lourie Theater at 7 p.m. for a taste of Las Vegas with Ray Fischer's The Vegas Shows. ...

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  7. Few Johns Islanders were included in chambera s I-526 pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Post and Courier

    The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce this week released the results of a poll that said 61 percent of those surveyed supported the completion of Interstate 526 across Johns and James islands. However, the survey included the voices of only about nine people from Johns Island, where the most opposition lies.

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  8. A ladybug release, book sale and dinner & a show in this week's 5 Around TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WMBF

    ... at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. For more information visit: . Johns Island Regional Book Sale The Charleston Friends of the Library are putting on their annual John's Island Regional Book Sale of the ...

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  9. Charleston County Council kills half-cent sales tax plan a " for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Post and Courier

    ... one of those connectors,” she said. “That is a tenth of what is being done to James Island and Johns Island and West Ashley by not putting in 526.” Paul Wood of Johns Island said I-526 is “not the silver bullet that is ...

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  10. Bring light, technology and storage into your kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Herald

    ... because it may require drywall work, says Christopher Rose, and president of Christopher Rose Architects in Johns Island, South Carolina. Recessed retrofit kits are available, and clients have the option to go with LED bulbs or put in the fixture. ...

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  11. Johns Island gardener aims to heal racial divisions with foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Post and Courier

    A former international development worker says organizing cross-cultural meals at which participants from different backgrounds “have conversations about race, and things in the news, and just about their families” is more difficult in Charleston than Kabul. “It's a little bit of a harder audience here,” says Tina Singleton, a new Johns Island resident and aspiring farmer who's launched Transformation Table in response to racial, ethnic and religious discord.

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  12. Strong opinions follow Ashley River bike lane decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WMBF

    ... our money and our efforts to Columbia." Others were taking to social media and email to continue the fight. Johns Island Community Association sent a letter urging people to call Mayor John Tecklenburg and "jam his phone lines like he's jamming our ...

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  13. Charleston suburbs adding 2 grocery stores, furniture storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Post and Courier

    In another sign that the Charleston area continues to grow outward, the suburbs are adding three new retail businesses: two grocery stores on opposite sides of Summerville and a furniture store near Johns Island. In the mixed-use Nexton community, Matthews, N.C.-based Harris Teeter plans to build a 76,000-square-foot supermarket, according to Ken Seeger, president of WestRock Land and Development, which is overseeing development of the 4,500-acre community.

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  14. Home invasion, homicide set off pandemonium in North Charleston neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Post and Courier

    ... broke it up and took the man on the ground into custody. He was identified as Byron Rivers, 23, of Yost Lane on Johns Island. He was shot during the struggle and booked into jail after being released from the hospital. Officers went to an apartment ...

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  15. Part of road reopened on Johns Island after being closed due to structure fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Post and Courier

    Part of a road on Johns Island has reopened after being closed due to a structure fire, according to authorities. One lane of River Road is open between Plowground and Fields roads on Johns Island.

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  16. Firefighters respond to structure fire on Johns IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WMBF

    A 23-year-old man who escaped from the Darlington County Courthouse in May was arrested in Jacksonville, North Carolina, according to officials. Shanard King was sentenced to nine years for a crime on Monday, May 16 when he managed to escape, according to Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd.

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  17. Charleston Countya s sales tax increase plan faces obstaclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Post and Courier

    ... held five public meetings to gather input on what should be included in the referendum. Only the meeting on Johns Island drew more than 100 people. The county also received 1,656 comments in paper and online. Those responses included 514 comments in ...

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  18. Rid referendum of wrong projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Post and Courier

    ... Similarly, council should insist that other controversial projects, such as the Cross Island Expressway on Johns Island, are not included on the preferred list for funding. That project has been floated before by its advocates on Kiawah and Seabrook ...

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  19. Citya s Tuesday meeting may extend through WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Post and Courier

    ... congested stretch of Maybank Highway, from the Paul Gelegotis Bridge over the Stono River to River Road on Johns Island. An ordinance to create a new overlay zone that would prohibit developers of new downtown hotels from displacing permanent and ...

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  20. Harvey breaks out to first-round Carolinas Amateur leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Post and Courier

    ... College, is second at 68 while nine golfers, including Summerville's Austin Zoller and Chandler Mulkey of Johns Island, are tied for third at 69. Thirteen players are tied for 12th at even-par 70 including Blake Maull of Charleston, Christian Sease ...

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