September 19, 2016

Trident CEO Council urges SC Infrastructure Bank to support I-526 extension

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This article from the Palmetto Business Daily is more proof that businesses are coming together and the Trident CEO Council is on point “If we are able to move forward, we must be able to MOVE.”  Local biz group backs latest I-526 extension proposal, says comprehensive approach needed to deal with region’s growth   The compromise proposal for the completion …

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June 17, 2016

One Year Later – The Emanuel 9

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June 17, 2016 Statement from Elliott Summey Chairman, Charleston County Council  Re: Emanuel Nine One Year Later June 17, 2015 was a night that changed Charleston’s history and landscape forever. Although it started as a normal weekday for most of us as we tended to our families, late meetings and  dinner, it became anything but normal. While at a local …

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June 17, 2016

Remember Always ~ Emanuel Nine

Let’s celebrate these wonderful lives.  Although they’re gone, they’re never forgotten. Sending prayers to their families and all of the Lowcountry. Cynthia Marie Graham Hurd (54) – Bible study member and manager for the Charleston County Public Library system; sister of Malcolm Graham. Susie Jackson (87) – a Bible study and church choir member. Ethel Lee Lance (70) – the …

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June 16, 2016

Events to Honor the Emanuel Nine

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Thanks to the Charleston City Paper for this extensive list of the events honoring the Emanuel Nine. I appreciate their hard work compiling all this information. This will be a somber time on Friday for our entire community and we will say a prayer for all those who were affected by this tragedy.  We also have been praying hard for all …

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June 15, 2016

What’s Next for the Ashley River Bridge Project?

My letter to the Honorable John J. Tecklenburg, Mayor City of Charleston Dear Mayor Tecklenburg: As you may or may not be aware, the Ashley River Bridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Path Project (the “Project”) is not a County of Charleston project, but a City of Charleston project. The City asked Charleston County to manager the Project and utilize its expertise …

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