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Stories by John Steinberger

Charleston RISE – an advocacy group for high-poverty schools

The grassroots group Charleston RISE recently graduated its first group of 12 community leaders dedicated to advocating for high poverty schools in the Charleston County School District. The group recently

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Principals listening session marred by schedule conflict

Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait scheduled the principals session of her listening tour on a date when many school leaders are scheduled to attend the South Carolina Association

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Baseball franchise mocks Tebow’s faith

Former NFL quarterback and current Columbia Fireflies minor league outfielder Tim Tebow played a three-game weekend series against the Charleston Riverdogs, attracting more than 21,000 fans. The Riverdogs management took

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Ashleyville residents concerned about gentrification

Charleston developer Crescent Homes has purchased land along the Ashley River and plans to build 41 single-family homes in the $400,000 price range there. Many residents in the low-income and

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West Ashley commission seeks traffic solutions

A standing room only crowd of about 250 met at the monthly West Ashley Revitalization Commission meeting Wednesday at the Old Schoolhouse, a newly renovated office complex on Magnolia Rd.

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West Ashley Revitalization Commission meets Wed. at Old Schoolhouse

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) June meeting will be held Wednesday at 5 pm at the Old Schoolhouse, 720 Magnolia Rd. The renovated former elementary school recently re-opened as

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Tecklenburg pushes global warming agenda

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg recently signed a letter opposing President Donald Trump’s executive action removing the United States from the terms of the 2015 Paris Climate Accord, citing sea level

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WAHS to retain bell schedule

A consideration to push back West Ashley High School’s bell schedule was tabled by the Constituent District 10 school board. The schedule will remain from 7:15 am to 2:15 pm.

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Johns Island residents concerned about panhandling at shopping center

A standing room only crowd gathered at the Berkeley Electric Cooperative building on Maybank Highway for the monthly Johns Island Council meeting. The Council, which meets the first Thursday of

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Christmas in July bowling tournament set for Ashley Lanes

Without Walls Ministry is holding its Christmas in July fundraiser Sunday, July 9 at 2 pm at Ashley Lanes, 1558 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.  The bowling outing will feature Christmas music

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