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The sign at Scott Credit Union in Crestwood along Watson Road.

Crestwood rewrites its zoning code; makes changes to zoning citywide, but especially along Watson Road

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Crestwood has a new zoning code approved by the Board of Aldermen earlier this year that changes how the city handles zoning issues. Aldermen unanimously passed the revamped zoning code Jan. 12, the culmination...

County sets a precedent for storage units to look better; Gravois up first

County sets a precedent for storage units to look better; Gravois up first

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 5, 2021

After a series of self-storage facilities have been opposed by neighbors across South County in recent years, one proposed along Gravois Road in Sappington is the first in unincorporated St. Louis County...

Proper Cannabis, 7417 S. Lindbergh Blvd., near South County Center. The store will open in mid-April as a high-end retail store, and needed no zoning from St. Louis County because it is in a C-3 Commercial Shopping District, where dispensaries are allowed as a use.

Take our poll: Will you visit the new medical marijuana dispensaries?

April 3, 2021

Medical marijuana dispensaries are opening in South County ahead of marijuana high holiday 4/20. Our poll question this week asks: Will you visit the new medical marijuana dispensaries?

Captiva Healing Dispensary, 9933 Watson Road in Crestwood, appears set to be the first dispensary to open in South County, with its website promoting a grand opening April 8. As of Thursday, April 1, the dispensary appeared to be open for a soft opening.

Marijuana dispensaries are opening soon in South County

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

The first medical marijuana dispensaries in South County are racing to open this month just in time for 4/20. Crestwood’s Captiva Healing Dispensary, 9933 Watson Road, appears set to be the first dispensary...

The Shoppes at Sunset Hills has an 81-percent vacancy rate after the anchor tenant, Toys

Sunset Hills approves 40-year sales tax for grocery store; appears to be Amazon

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 30, 2021

Sunset Hills is one step closer to getting a grocery store again, with tax incentives approved for an unnamed developer new to St. Louis that appears to be Amazon. A petition that would establish the...

Rep. David Gregory addresses the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in July 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

Gregory wants to lead investigation into meatpacking industry on behalf of Missouri farmers

March 23, 2021

State Rep. David Gregory, R-Sunset Hills, chairman of the newly formed Special Committee on Government Accountability, is leading an initiative to investigate price fixing and other anti-competitive practices...

Under a proposal from real-estate firm and property owner Sansone Group, the Shoppes at Sunset Hills Community Improvement District would establish a 1-cent sales tax to fund improvements at the former Toys 'R' Us and Ross Dress For Less, 3600 Lindbergh Blvd., including bringing in a new anchor tenant. According to the proposal, the tenant would be a 'grocery-user'; a grocery store has long been wanted in the city limits of Sunset Hills.

Grocery store is in works for old Toys ‘R’ Us site in Sunset Hills

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 23, 2021

A long-coveted grocery store may soon be coming to the vacant Toys “R” Us in Sunset Hills after the Board of Aldermen got its first glimpse of the proposal earlier this month, including a request for...

A general rendering of a new QuikTrip. This is not a specific rendering of the ones proposed along Lemay Ferry Road.

Virtual meeting set to be held tonight about new QuikTrip at Lemay Ferry and Butler Hill

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 18, 2021

A virtual open house and informational meeting will take place through Zoom at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, March 18, about a new QuikTrip gas station and convenience store proposed at the site of a historic...

The Planning Commission showed this aerial view of the proposed site at the corner of South Lindbergh Boulevard and Lemay Ferry Road at the commission's March 8 meeting.

Two new QuikTrips proposed in two miles on Lemay Ferry Road

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 17, 2021

Two new QuikTrips are being proposed along Lemay Ferry Road in South County, just two miles apart, and the existing Lemay Ferry QT would close. The St. Louis County Planning Commission voted unanimously...

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