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Mayor Tecklenburg makes early promises during inauguration

There was a moment during the inauguration of John Tecklenburg as Charleston’s new mayor when it finally set in that Joseph P. Riley Jr. would no longer be leading the city. After all the fanfare, the choirs, and the applause died down, and after Tecklenburg swore his oath to the city, he stepped to the microphone to make his first speech as mayor. He thanked his family and the people of the city before turning to the man who has led Charleston for 40 years, Riley himself.

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Sullivan’s Island forest cutting plan, other issues loom over election

Skyler Baldwin

Two mayoral candidates and five town council candidates are vying for support in Sullivan’s Island’s coming May 4 election, but a decade-long lawsuit over trimming the barrier island’s maritime forest weighs heavy on the process. Homeowners cited concerns of vermin and wildfire risk when they requested the forest be trimmed prior to the lawsuit, which […]

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Sullivan’s Island forest cutting plan, other issues loom over election

Two mayoral candidates and five town council candidates are vying for support in Sullivan’s Island’s coming May 4 election, but a decade-long lawsuit over trimming the barrier island’s maritime forest weighs heavy on the process. Homeowners cited concerns of vermin and wildfire risk when they requested the forest be trimmed prior to the lawsuit, which […]

The Agenda: SC inches toward hate crime law; cannabis farmers see bright future

S.C. closer to passing hate crime law, one of the last 3 states without one. South Carolina is one of three states that doesn’t have a hate crimes law. But earlier this month, a bill that would remove the state from that short list passed easily through the House. Source: The Post and Courier Colleges […]

Workshop announces farewell concert series, ‘Listen on the Lawn’

Workshop is rolling out a set of farewell concerts in honor of its closing coming up this spring. The series, Listen on the Lawn, is a social-distanced weekly outdoor concert series produced by Tobin’s Market with help from Butcher & Bee. As if a full bar and five local food stalls like Sushi Wa and […]

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, […]