The Agenda: More Chs. recycling, Big plans for King St., Zombies troll for brains downtown

Dr. Phil discusses 'Save Veronica' story


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Charleston County expands single-stream recycling program
More Charleston County residents in Mount Pleasant, James Island, North Charleston, Isle of Palms, and West Ashley will be getting new rolling recycling bins as the county works to expand its single-stream recycling program, which seeks to increase recycling by letting residents mix together their recyclables instead of having to separate them. The move means the department will likely soon have to expand its operation into a new facility.
Sources: Post and Courier

Evening Post Publishing Co. to discuss development plans for massive King, Meeting St. tracts
The parent company of the Post and Courier and owners of 12-acres of property along St. Philip, King, and Meeting St. above Spring St. plan informational meetings as the company makes moves toward developing the land, one of the largest undeveloped contiguous plots in the city, and the Upper King St. area continues rapid growth.
Sources: Post and Courier
Related: The next new thing for Upper King: People

Capobiancos appear on Dr. Phil
Last Thursday, Matt and Melanie Capobianco appeared on the Dr. Phil program to discuss the case of their adopted daughter Veronica, who was forced by court order to be returned to her birth father at the age of two.
Sources:, WCIV-TV

Election 2012: Charleston-area incumbent state reps face long-shot challengers
Challengers to Charleston-area state Reps. Peter McCoy and Bobby Harrell face an uphill battle in their bid to unseat their incumbent opponents.
Stories: McCoy, Tempel face off in District 115 race
Speaker Bobby Harrell faces two challengers in District 114 race

Zombies invade King St.
On Sunday, dozens of zombies took to King and Meeting St. for the third annual Charleston Zombie Walk to raise money for charity.
Sources: WCIV-TV

Charleston FD saving more lives with CPR
This year, the Charleston Fire Department has saved more people that have suffered cardiac arrest by using CPR than in any other year.
Sources: Post and Courier


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