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Stories by Robin Steinberger

Schools open in a week – Are you ready?

Outfitting a child to go back to school will cost an average of about $650 this year.  Parents spend money on clothes, backpacks, shoes, haircuts, and school supplies. The one-time expense

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Mt. Pleasant gets top priority in CCSD building plan

The 2018 high school football season is about to begin,  and Mt. Pleasant’s Wando High School will have a brand new,  multipurpose stadium. The facility, slated to open in August,

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CCSD pays $188,000 for floating consultant

School board candidate Jake Rambo revealed earlier this week that the Charleston County School District (CCSD) spent $65,000 for an image consultant. Lowcountry Source recently learned that CCSD has payed

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Retired CCSD principal and administrator to run for school board

Paul Padron is running for one of the four seats on the ballot for Charleston County School Board in November. He is vying for the West Ashley seat currently held

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CCSD spends $65,000 on image consultant

Jake Rambo, a candidate for the Charleston County School Board, uncovered a $65,000 payment made by Charleston County School District (CCSD) to Chernoff Newman, LLC. Chernoff Newman is a large

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Corruption in CCSD – Letter to Editor by Ian Kay

It’s a very nice gesture, to propose an increase in teachers’ salaries in Charleston County. Teachers deserve adequate compensation. However, a monetary reward will not solve the problems that are

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CCSD adds unadvertised administrative jobs

Lowcountry Source has learned the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait is adding administrative jobs without posting them on-line or gaining school board approval. The positions are given

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School board never discussed bulletproof doors

Charleston County School Board Chairwoman Kate Darby and Vice Chair Eric Mack called a press conference Thursday to discuss the installation of bulletproof classroom doors in three Charleston County schools.

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Palmetto Tile Distributors founded by son of Holocaust survivors

Centrally located near the intersection of I-526 and Rivers Avenue in the former Claussen Bakery building stands Palmetto Tile Distributors. As customers enter the beautiful showroom, they are greeted by

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WAHS Valedictorian Clemson bound

Although her parents both graduated from the University of South Carolina, West Ashley High School (WAHS) Valedictorian Mary “Emmy” Stokes will enroll at Clemson University as an engineering student. Stokes

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