Grand oaks will get the ax

Charleston's Board of Zoning Appeals is allowing 24 grand oak trees to be cut down near the Angel Oak so a the Angel Oak Village development can move forward.

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Opponents gathered on Wednesday, October 3, to object the BZA’s proposition, but their efforts were overridden.

The Post and Courier reports that some opponents expressed skepticism about the tree expert, suggesting that he was paid by the developer and testified an unfair account.

Head over to the Post and Courier for the full story.

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