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City Council debates cruise ship language in 10-year plan

Out of the thousands of words in the city’s 118-page 10-year comprehensive plan, four of them nearly kept Charleston City Council from approving the proposal, and it all had to do with cruise ships. In the end, the brief but terse debate clearly shows which Charleston City Council members have set sail and which members are keeping their feet on dry land.

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4/15 COVID-19 update: 589 cases; 6.3% positive; 2 deaths

Samantha Connors

What you need to know: The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported on Thursday that nearly one million state residents have completed vaccination. Currently, 995,974 people are fully protected against COVID-19. The majority of people (573,340) have received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine while 336,001 people have received Moderna. Source: SCDHEC Earlier this week, […]

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4/15 COVID-19 update: 589 cases; 6.3% positive; 2 deaths

What you need to know: The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported on Thursday that nearly one million state residents have completed vaccination. Currently, 995,974 people are fully protected against COVID-19. The majority of people (573,340) have received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine while 336,001 people have received Moderna. Source: SCDHEC Earlier this week, […]

The Agenda: Millions more spent on recycling center; Fort Jackson drill sergeant charged in confrontation

Charleston County said it spent about $30 million on its new recycling center last year, but millions more were actually spent after the cost of changes mounted to nearly $8 million more. Source: P&C A white, 42-year-old Fort Jackson drill instructor was charged with third-degree assault after an angry confrontation with a Black man caught […]

Mex 1 adding brunch at 3 Charleston-area locations

Mex 1 will start serving brunch on Sunday.

Windjammer welcomes national acts back to beach stage in May

The Windjammer on Isle of Palms is welcoming spring and the return of live music with big-name outdoor shows lined up in May featuring bluegrass legends Yonder Mountain String Band, the laid-back sounds of Futurebirds and folk rockers Mt. Joy.  The Windjammer is booking shows about 50% capacity to ensure comfort and well-being for the […]