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  1. Charleston Chamber to host public forums on schools tax referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Post and Courier

    Voters can learn more about the Charleston County School District's referendum to extend a 1 percent sales tax for school construction projects at three public forums this month hosted by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. The first of the three forums on the school district's Education Capital Improvement Referendum will be held Tuesday in North Charleston City Council Chambers at 2500 City Hall Lane in North Charleston.

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  2. Belk to reopen expanded store Wednesday in Mount PleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Post and Courier

    The Charlotte-based retailer will unveil its expanded store in Mount Pleasant Towne Centre after a $10.2 million project to nearly double its footprint in the center. A ribbon-cutting will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday and gift cards worth $5 to $500 will be given away to the first 404 customers at the store.

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  3. City to unveil plan for economic development in West AshleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Post and Courier

    Its main roads are well-lighted, freshly paved and split with landscaped medians, and lined with developers' "coming soon" signs that boast pictures of future hotels, office buildings and retail strips. Enter a similar gateway into Charleston's other suburb, West Ashley, and it's a different scene: a series of outdated and half-vacant shopping centers, poorly lighted parking lots and electrical wires overhead.

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  4. Charleston's port deepening is new chapter in an old storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Post and Courier

    The Charleston Harbor deepening feasibility and environmental impact study can be viewed by going to www.sac.usace.army.mil and clicking on the "Post 45" icon. Also, the Army Corps will hold a public meeting to discuss the study Oct. 21 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at The Citadel's Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave., Charleston.

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  5. Outdoors calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Post and Courier

    The 2014 Cape Romain Refuge Bulls Island Archery Hunts for white-tailed deer will be held Nov. 3-8 and Dec. 1-6. In addition to the required license, hunters under the age of 16 must have completed a state-approved hunter education course.

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  6. Puff pastry: When ready-made product is the way to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Post and Courier

    Food scientist Harold McGee describes the laborious process of making the ultra-flaky pastry in his book, "On Food and Cooking." Essentially, the pastry is a dough and butter sandwich: moistened flour is shaped into a square, which is topped with flattened butter.

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  7. Vote for library fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Post and Courier

    You can get books, other print materials, audio books, eBooks, videos, CDs, Internet access, meeting rooms, learning space and much more from the Charleston County Public Library system. You can get a reading of a community's commitment to the common good by checking out how well they support - or fail to support - public libraries.

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  8. Panhandling law change in Charleston spurs growth in beggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Post and Courier

    Cars rumble by Alan Schwartz in a haze of exhaust as he stands at a main gateway to the city of Charleston with a tattered sign in hand, his lips pursed and eyes fixed forward on the line of traffic moving down a ramp from the Ravenel Bridge. Dressed in camouflage pants, an old T-shirt and a worn New York Yankees cap, Schwartz clasps a piece of cardboard with a message scrawled in magic marker: "Homeless veteran, please help."

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  9. Mount Pleasant's "Wonder Mom" currently attempting "double ironman" distance triathlon in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Post and Courier

    After people starting calling her "Wonder Mom," Siobhan Andrews Maize decided to get a Wonder Wonder swim suit for her 2012 Swim Around Key West. David Quick/Staff As of 5 p.m. today, a 43-year-old doctor's wife and mother of two is mid-way through a double ironman distance event - the Virginia Double Anvil Triathlon.

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  10. Firm says U.S. State Department to construct office building in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Post and Courier

    The federal government has tapped a company to provide construction management services for a new "Department of State Federal Office Building" in the Charleston area, according to the contractor. The U.S. General Services Administration awarded the $2.6 million, two-year deal to J.M. Waller Associates, a subsidiary of Springfield, Va.-based Versar Inc. The contract includes design support services, demolition, remediation and site improvements related to the construction of a 120,000-square-foot building, Versar said in a statement.

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  11. Man who twice tied up Ravenel Bridge traffic arrested on escape charge in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Post and Courier

    The Mount Pleasant man who forced authorities to twice close down the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge has been arrested in North Carolina after he violated the conditions of his jail release, according to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office. Phillip Louis DeClemente, 41, of River Otter Court is fighting extradition from Maggie Valley, N.C., where he was jailed Saturday morning on an escape charge, sheriff's Lt.

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  12. Motorist killed in crash near Daniel Island identified as Mount Pleasant manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Post and Courier

    The motorist who died in a weekend traffic crash near Daniel Island was publicly identified Tuesday as a 48-year-old Mount Pleasant man, according to the Berkeley County Coroner's Office. Thomas Russell Campbell of Egypt Road was driving his 1980 Oldsmobile Delta 88 around 8:45 p.m. Sunday when the car went off the left side of Clements Ferry Road, Coroner Bill Salisbury said.

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  13. Army Corps recommends Charleston's shipping lanes be deepened to 52 feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Post and Courier

    The Charleston Harbor deepening feasibility report can be found by clicking on the "Post 45" icon at: www.sac.usace.army.mil The Army Corps of Engineers is recommending in a new study that the Port of Charleston's main shipping lanes be deepened at a cost of more than a half a billion dollars to 52 feet to accommodate larger cargo ships. The estimated cost is $509 million.

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  14. Mount Pleasant police arrest man wanted in attack that left victim with broken skullRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Post and Courier

    A Mount Pleasant man accused in a felony assault that left one victim with a broken skull was arrested Saturday night after a pursuit with police officers. Alfred Swan Estes III, 36, of Cottingham Drive faces charges that include first- and third-degree assault and battery and failing to stop for blue lights in connection with separate incidents.

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  15. One survives, another missing after falling off boat in Wando RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Post and Courier

    One man survived, but authorities were still looking for his co-worker Monday after the two dock workers fell off their boat on the Wando River near Mount Pleasant, police said. The ordeal started around 8:48 p.m. with a 911 call that got disconnected, Mount Pleasant Police Department Inspector Chip Googe said.

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  16. Mt. Pleasant committee supports installing traffic light inside traffic-choked Park WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Post and Courier

    The town's Transportation Committee wants to put a traffic signal at the congested intersection of Park West Boulevard and Bessemer Road, although most residents said they prefer a roundabout. The two-lane Park West Boulevard is the major road through the mega-neighborhood and connects it to Dunes West and, beyond that, Highway 41. The road carries traffic coming from large schools in Park West, Cario Middle, Pinckney Elementary and Laurel Hill Primary, and from nearby Wando High with its nearly 4,000 students.

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  17. Mount Pleasant police chase, arrest man wanted in attack involving baseball batRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Post and Courier

    A man on probation for resisting arrest and wanted on a felony assault charge led Mount Pleasant police officers on a pursuit that started and ended near his home Saturday night, according to an incident report. Alfred Swan Estes III, 36, of Cottingham Drive, which is between Johnnie Dodds and Coleman boulevards, faces charges of failing to stop for blue lights, reckless driving and driving without a license in the encounter with the Mount Pleasant Police Department.

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  18. One rescued, another missing after boat overturns in Wando RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Post and Courier

    One person was rescued and another was still missing Monday morning after a boat overturned in the Wando River near Mount Pleasant. A Coast Guard petty officer said the accident happened around 8:47 a.m. near the mouth of Horlbeck Creek.

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  19. Grapevine: Machinists union turns up Boeing election campaign in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Post and Courier

    The union trying to organize Boeing Co.' s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston has mailed out pamphlets and knocked on doors since it set up an office on Dorchester Road in March.

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  20. See if you can guess which shell your tax money is hiding underRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Post and Courier

    Mount Pleasant is missing more than a half-million dollars in revenue this year - and don't think they haven't noticed. But the town need not feel singled out.

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