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Letters: Smart use of opioid funds, getting on the bike

City Paper Staff

Editor’s note: Charleston City Paper publishes letters received each week. To submit your own reaction to City Paper coverage or local issues, we welcome letters to the editor. Use opioid funds carefully, transparently To the editor: As the former director (2009-2014), White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, and a Charleston resident, I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of […]

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County complex to be named for Teddie Pryor after he cast tiebreaking committee vote

‘Self-serving and unseemly’ Charleston County Council voted Tuesday night to name a new county services building for its chairman, finalizing a committee recommendation last week where Chairman Teddie Pryor cast the tiebreaking vote. The proposal to name the new social services building under construction at the corner of Rivers and McMillan avenues in North Charleston […]

Grey Ghost Bakery adding jobs, equipment with $395,000 investment

Grey Ghost Bakery will expand operations in Charleston with a $395,000 investment, the company announced Tuesday. The investment will create 25 new jobs and “increase the company’s production and co-packing capabilities to meet growing demand,” a press release said.  Grey Ghost owner Katherine Frankstone founded the company in Columbia in 2011, starting out with just […]

SC Tax Free Weekend coming up Aug. 6-8

The state’s annual weekend-long sales tax holiday kicks off Fri., Aug. 6 through Sun., Aug. 8. When shoppers purchase certain items in South Carolina stores, both online and in-store, the 6% state tax will be waived in addition to applicable local taxes. Items like school supplies, clothing, footwear, computers, musical instruments and outerwear are among […]

Wednesday headlines: SC schools can’t mandate updated CDC guidance

Federal guidance recommends required indoor mask use at schools nationwide, but South Carolina education officials are hamstrung from being able to implement a mandate due to a legislative budget proviso that prohibits school districts from requiring students and employees from wearing masks in public education facilities. Gov. Henry McMaster said “that decision is now left […]