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Stories by John Steinberger

Local elections a referendum on over-development

Many incumbents were knocked off in the Charleston and Mt. Pleasant municipal elections Tuesday. Topping the list is Mt. Pleasant Mayor Linda Page, who received only 34% of the vote

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Public comments not included in West Ashley Revitalization meeting Wed.

The November meeting for the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) will not include a public comment period.  The meeting will be conducted in a workshop format allowing the 19 elected

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Arrington blasts Sanford for his attitude towards Trump

State Representative Katie Arrington (R-Summerville) has made support for the Trump agenda a central issue in her campaign to unseat Rep. Mark Sanford in the June 2018 Republican primary. She

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Kevin Shealy will favor West Ashley on City Council

Lowcountry Source endorses Kevin Shealy for Charleston City Council District 2. Shealy has made it clear that he will align with other West Ashley City Councilmen to ensure that West

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Griffin best choice to tackle flooding issue in District 10

Lowcountry Source endorses Harry Griffin in the 3-way race for Charleston City Council District 10. The district, which includes the neighborhoods from Pierpont to MacLaura Hall on the east side

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2017 Tax Reform – what’s in it for you?

After much fanfare, the House Ways and Means Committee revealed its tax reform plan on November 2. The question most people ask when there are changes proposed to our tax

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Special screening for Revolutionary War film at Terrace Theater Monday

A special screening for the Revolutionary War docudrama John Laurens’ War will be held Monday, November 6 at 6 pm at The Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Highway on James Island.

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Carol Jackson best choice for James Island on Charleston City Council

Lowcountry Source endorses challenger Carol Jackson for Charleston City Council District 12, which is entirely on James Island.  Incumbent Kathleen Wilson has represented the district since 2005 and is seeking

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Protestant Reformation reshaped Western Civilization

Today marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, launched by pastor Martin Luther’s publication of 95 Theses and his sermon on Indulgances and Grace.  Luther was protesting the practice

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Intolerant Democrats want to shut down free speech

The Citadel Republican Society announced Thursday that Steve Bannon, a former advisor to President Donald Trump, was going to be the featured speaker at its annual Patriots Dinner on November

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