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4:16 pm on Monday August 19, 2013

Community Garden Being Built in West Ashley

The Charleston Parks Conservancy is working to build a large community garden in West Ashley at the intersection of Sycamore Avenue and Magnolia Road. The appropriately named Magnolia-Sycamore Community Vegetable Garden will provide a space to help...
6:38 am on Monday May 20, 2013

Two cars heavily damaged as police cruiser collides in West Ashley wreck

A Charleston County deputy with his cruiser's blue lights on attempted to cross against a red at a busy intersection in West Ashley Sunday, leading to a messy collision with a woman riding with her dog.
10:42 am on Tuesday May 14, 2013

YoBo Cantina Fresca is now open in West Ashley

A spinoff of downtown's Yo Burrito, the more healthy oriented YoBo Cantina Fresca has opened its doors at 10 Windermere Boulevard in West Ashley.
4:30 am on Thursday April 25, 2013

Police arrest suspect in connection to Allison Griffor home invasion, shooting

A shotgun fired at a Pierpont Avenue home in 2011 sent shot through a bedroom wall and killed 5-year-old Allison Griffor, a year-and-a-half later Philip Moses has been arrested in alleged connection.
8:20 am on Tuesday January 22, 2013

3rd Annual Avondale Restaurant Week is underway

Image by ProvidedDon't let your appetite wind down with the end of Charleston Restaurant Week because starting on Monday, January 21, Avondale Restaurant Week returns for its third year running. Slated for Monday the 21 through Sunday the 27,...
2:07 pm on Tuesday January 15, 2013

Jack's Cosmic Dogs West Ashley reopens as Mex 1 Baja Cantina

Image by Mex 1 Baja CantinaUpdate January 15: Restaurateur Jack Hurley has officially opened his newest dining concept, MEX 1 Coastal Cantina at 817 Andrews Avenue in West Ashley. According to Hurley, MEX 1 Coastal Cantina will serve lunch and...
3:29 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

West Ashley Books-a-Million closing

Image by Flickr user "joelogon" The West Ashley Books-A-Million location is discounting its items and closing up for good on February 16. The chain has a second Charleston-area location next to the Northwoods Mall.
3:01 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

Problems with wild hogs in the Lowcountry return with a string of West Ashley incidents

Image by Flickr user Photomatt28Wild hogs are back in the local discussion pool after several incidents in a West Ashley neighborhood off Bees Ferry Road. Yards have been torn up at night and at least one resident trapped in his car while he waited...
3:37 am on Saturday December 22, 2012

Dispute, phone call, and a fatality land a $1.75 million verdict

Image by Flickr user MoShotz A dispute between a West Ashley renter and a property management company escalated into a phone call with a threat to evict, one that exasperated a 62-year-old grandmother who died just hours after the call. Now the...
10:05 am on Wednesday December 5, 2012

Black Bean Co. coming to West Ashley

Black Bean Co. will soon be opening their fourth location as they take over the former Burger King building on Savannah Highway in West Ashley. There has been no opening date released at this time, but construction is already underway. Black Bean Co...