The Daily Eastern News

City council makes Owen Motor Sports Inc. a property in city limits

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2016

  The Charleston City Council approved Owen Motor Sports Inc. to become a property within Charleston city limits. City planner Steve Pamperin said as a whole, the annexation process is lengthy because he had to validate the petition, finalize the maps and communicate with both parties. “It...

City Council extends Sunset Date for bar closing hours

Jehad Abbed, News Editor

July 22, 2015

The Charleston City Council voted Tuesday to extend the Sunset Date to Oct. 1 for the ordinance amending the City Code regarding bar closing hours. Bars were obligated to close their doors at 1 a.m. until the council approved a trial period allowing city bars to close as late as 2 a.m. The trial...

City Council approves final plans for ‘20 Acre Woods’

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

July 7, 2015

The Charleston City Council approved the annexation agreement for Luxury Homes to build a subdivision named “20 Acre Woods” just west of Charleston. The council passed the building plans with variances during the June 16 meeting. The variances were brought through the Board of Zoning and Appeals...

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