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Stories by John Steinberger

Padron deems bureaucracy the “root of the problem” in CCSD

Charleston County School Board candidate Paul Padron stated at a candidates forum that the bureaucracy at the 75 Calhoun Street headquarters was the root of the student achievement problem in

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Physical barriers are needed to prevent rodent infestation

Lowcountry Source has learned that setting traps inside a building alone is not an effective measure to prevent rodent infestation. Setting up physical barriers to entry and exit is the

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Postlewait’s contract set to expire in December

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait only has three months remaining on her contract. If the consolidated school board fails to renew her contract before the end of

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Maryland rolls out a school safety tip system

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently announced the launch of a statewide school safety tip system. The system will be monitored around the clock by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency. The

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Absentee voting begins Monday

The general election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, but South Carolina registered voters will be able to cast absentee ballots starting Monday, October 8. South Carolina election law provides

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Arrington receives endorsements from area black leaders

First Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington received an endorsement from some Charleston-area black business leaders Wednesday at a press conference in West Ashley. Entrepreneur Jerome Heyward said, “Today is a

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Legislators convene this week to take up tax conformity

The South Carolina General Assembly will convene this week to ensure conformity between the state income tax code and the federal tax code, which was updated in December 2017. Tax

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Sanford is making conservation his legacy

Congressman Mark Sanford only has three months left in the House of Representatives after nearly 12 years of service, but he intends to leave a legacy as a champion of

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Lowcountry GOP campaigns enter the home stretch

The November 6 election is 40 days away, and Lowcountry Republican campaigns are in full swing Saturday in an all-out effort to get out the vote in Dorchester and Charleston

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South Carolina to take another look at tax policy

The South Carolina House of Representatives is forming a committee to take another look at reforming the state’s tax code next month. A similar committee formed last year led to

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