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Charleston, South Carolina is located in Charleston County. Zip codes in Charleston, SC include 29425, 29423, and 29409. The median home price in Charleston is $312,000 which is roughly $140/per square foot. More Charleston information.

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1 hr ago | Charleston Business Journal

Cigar Factory nabs 6 more tenants

Construction is underway at the Cigar Factory, and investors expect that tenants will be able to move in by summer 2015.

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5 hrs ago | Post and Courier

James Island man, 27, the second suspect arrested in downtown Charleston robbery

Rockene Lamont Ladson, 27, of Fort Johnson Road on James Island faces two counts of armed robbery in connection with an Aug. 3 incident on Wentworth Street in downtown Charleston.

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5 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Police Make Second Arrest in Downtown Robbery

Police have made a second arrest Wednesday in a robbery that occurred in downtown Charleston earlier this month.

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6 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

Viewpoint: Charleston businesses shifting views on LGBT economic impact

In 2006, the Alliance for Full Acceptance worked with the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce to craft an economic impact study that focused on LGBT spending in the local region.

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10 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Traveling theater company 34 West settles down in Charleston permanently

"Now that we have a space, we're asking ourselves, 'What are the things that we've always wanted to do?' It's like a gallery in a way, there are so many artists and opportunities to share someone's gift."

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14 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

City officials at public meeting: Charleston should not have an entertainment district

Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. called King Street "the quintessential public realm" and said 2 a.m. bar crowds are "not good for businesses that will locate on King Street Eventually" After three months debating how to control its burgeoning bar districts, the City of Charleston seems to have ditched its controversial Entertainment District Overlay Zone ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Twenty years of secular humanism in Charleston

Travelers heading west from downtown Charleston will get an eyeful over the next month thanks to the Secular Humanists' new billboard near Montague Avenue announcing "20 Godless Years in the Holy City!" Yes, it's been 20 years since atheists and agnostics planted their flag in Charleston when they founded the Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry.

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15 hrs ago | American Library Association

PLA accepting applications for 2015 PLA Leadership Academy in Charleston, S.C.

The Public Library Association is now accepting applications for the PLA Leadership Academy: Navigating Change A Building Community , March 23-27, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. This special event will offer intensive, empowering leadership education for public librarians who want to increase their capacity to lead not only within the library, but also ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston County votes to withhold funding from industry-recruiting group until issues resolved

Charleston County Council formally put its stamp on withholding funds from the Lowcountry's main industry-recruiting agency Tuesday until differences can be resolved.

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Post and Courier

New 85-acre park at gateway to Johns Island will appeal to outdoors people

The Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission is planning an 85-acre park with striking views of the Stono River and the John F. Limehouse Bridge at the gateway to Johns Island.

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Post and Courier

College of Charleston's plan to offer doctoral degrees takes step forward

The College of Charleston's plan to offer doctoral degrees aligned with local business needs took a step forward Tuesday, when it got approval from a key Commission on Higher Education committee.

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The Moultrie News

Leaders provide update on Charleston Fisher House

Leaders in Charleston are scheduled to provide an update on the progress of a new Fisher House in the city.

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Post and Courier

Camera footage shows robber who stabbed clerk at North Charleston dollar store

North Charleston police want help identifying this man who they said stabbed and robbed the clerk Saturday at the Dollar Value store at 3421 Rivers Ave. People with information about the stabbing Saturday morning at the Dollar Value store should call the police at 843-554-5700 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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Post and Courier

Two-time Olympic runner to hold safety clinics in Mount Pleasant

Todd Williams, a two-time Olympic runner and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, conducts a clinic at a store in Chicago.

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Post and Courier

County taking more legal action against Church Creek Plaza

When Michelle Nemeth and her husband moved into their dream home on Church Creek in West Ashley nine years ago, the strip mall next door was far from thriving, but it had a grocery store, a video store and a few fast-food restaurants.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Post and Courier

Changing taste buds one school lunch at a time: Charleston kids generally accept healthier food

Students across the country are now offered healthier school meals with more fruits, vegetables and whole grains through the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.

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Newberry Observer

Protecting South Carolina's veterans

The brave men and women who have worn our nation's uniform deserve our honor and our kept promises.

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Post and Courier

College of Charleston considering accepting top 10 percent from some Lowcountry counties

In a dramatic move to increase diversity and the number of Lowcountry students who enroll, the College of Charleston is considering accepting all students in certain counties who graduate in the top 10 percent of their high school classes.

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Post and Courier

Charleston School Board ties core, contingency projects lists to Nov. vote

Members of a Mount Pleasant committee urged the Charleston County School Board to finalize the core and contingency project lists tied to a referendum to extend a sales tax for school construction.

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Science Daily

Increased Risk of Stroke in People With Cognitive Impairment

People with cognitive impairment are significantly more likely to have a stroke, with a 39 percent increased risk, than people with normal cognitive function, according to a new study.

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