September 16, 2016

No response

On Wednesday, September 14, along with Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and several dedicated city and council leaders, I expressed our serious concern about the continuous cat-and mouse-game that South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank Chairman Vince Graham has been playing with Charleston County regarding the completion of the I-526 extension project that was partially funded by the half cent sales tax …

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September 16, 2016

Official Letter to Vincent G. Graham, Chairman from Elliott Summey

As stated I asked Chairman Vince Graham in writing to adhere to the close of business deadline to approve the scheduling of a meeting in order to vote on, negotiate and finalize our plans to finish Charleston’s long over due road work on the I-526 project. Below is my official letter to the Chairman. For a PDF version please click here: Letter …

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September 9, 2016

Charleston Intersection to Be Dedicated as ‘Deputy Joseph J. Matuskovic Intersection’

Just days after the anniversary of the tragic shooting that took Deputy Joe Matuskovic’s life, injured Deputy Michael Ackerman and, in aftermath, took the life of Charleston County Volunteer Rescue Squad member Larry Britton I am humbled to share that after speaking with Representative Leon Stavrinakis and SCDOT Chairman Mike Wooten both are supporting the community’s request to have the intersection …

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August 31, 2016

Preparing your home for a Hurricane

We’re in the midst of hurricane season in Charleston, is your home ready for it? Here’s some helping tips from the Charleston County Government:  Check into flood insurance. You can find out about the National Flood Insurance Program through your insurance agent or the Emergency Management Department. There is normally a 30-day waiting period before a new policy becomes effective. …

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August 28, 2016

Are you prepared for a hurricane?

It’s one of the negatives about living on the edge of America – the fact that we can and will be hit by a hurricane. It’s not if but when. As a Charleston native, I remember Hurricane Hugo like it was yesterday. I remember living weeks without power and warm water. The Lowcountry was literally a disaster. We’ve been pretty …

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