Colbert Busch gets endorsement from civil rights leader, U.S. Rep. John Lewis
Elizabeth Colbert Busch notched another high profile endorsement Thursday as civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georia announced he would back her campaign, saying “Elizabeth Colbert Busch deserves the help and support of all the people of the Lowcountry.”
Sources: Summerville Patch
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Dorchester 2 bus drivers approve contract but risk of Charleston strike remains
Charleston bus drivers could strike on Monday if union employees turn down a deal set for a Saturday vote. Drivers in Dorchester District 2 approved a contract offer from Durham School Services Tuesday.
Sources: Post and Courier

Wine + Food Festival set to kick off
The four-day Charleston Wine + Food Festival kicks off today with a luncheon saluting Charleston chefs.
Sources: APPost and Courier
Related: Navigate the Culinary Village with the City Paper’s W+F Fest mobile web app

Mellow eyes Summerville location
Local Mellow Mushroom operators are working with Summerville city officials to settle on a new pizza joint on Summerville’s Main St. in the space currently occupied by Perkins Restaurant and Bakery.
Sources: Post and Courier

Charleston tech firms mixed on Yahoo CEO’s telecommuting move
Charelston technology companies react to a recent move by search engine Yahoo to eliminate telecommuting workers—many Charleston companies offer the option to work from home to their employees.
Sources: Post and Courier

Downtown single-stream recycling expands
Residents downtown will be able to toss all their recyclables into large covered roll bins instead of separating them into separate bins as has been the case in the past.
Sources: Post and Courier

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