The Agenda: Charleston neighborhoods dish on their top issues; Nonprofit moving to old Naval Hospital District in North Charleston

CofC renames plantation to Stono Preserve

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The College of Charleston has renamed 'Dixie Plantation,' a more than 800 acre plantation in Hollywood, S.C., to 'Stono Preserve.' Source: P&C

According to the Post and Courier, the issues that matter to voters in the mayoral race are flooding (duh), gentrification, tree trimming, development (specifically hotels), and affordable housing. Source: P&C

As Dominion Energy absorbs SCE&G and tree cutting crews inch their way up, residents have a new person to complain to about tree cuttings, which some call mangling. Source: Live 5



The Coastal Community Foundation has purchased the former Sick Officer's Quarters in the Naval Hospital District for $2.7 million. Patients were treated at the building until 1972, and it was renovated and converted into an office building in 2012. Source: P&C

Councilman Harry Griffin, who is also running for mayor, is calling a double-sided business card made by Mayor John Tecklenburg "misused city funds." City Council voted unanimously to audit the mayor's expenses. Source: Charleston City Paper

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