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School board candidates reject top-down management

Six challengers for the Charleston County School Board agreed that the Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) current top-down management practices will not help improve student achievement. The candidates, Paul Padron,

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CCSD’s priorities are with the powerful

Lowcountry Source reported on the contentious battle between the Stono Park Elementary parents, teachers, and community to replace the 66-year-old school or whether to renovate the crumbling building with mold

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CCSD can be a hostile environment for teachers

My wife Robin and I are frequently contacted by teachers to discuss problems they are encountering in the Charleston County School District (CCSD). We are always sympathetic to their concerns,

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Arrington calls drainage a quality of life issue

First Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington kicked off her Flooding Solutions Roundtable tour Thursday at the home of Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin. She called a properly functioning drainage system

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CCSD HR chief still on the job despite blunder in pedophile case

A recent investigative report by Live 5 News reporter Carter Coyle revealed that former Charleston County School District (CCSD) employee Marvin Gethers was flagged by the district’s Information Technology (IT)

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Senn chosen to chair flooding prevention task force

State Senator Sandy Senn has been chosen to chair the Countywide Intergovernmental Flooding Prevention Taskforce Committee. The announcement was made Wednesday by Representative Peter McCoy, who chairs the Charleston County

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Hartnett plans to modernize Register of Deeds office

Charleston-area realtor and Republican nominee for Charleston County Register of Deeds (formerly know as Register of Mesne Conveyance or RMC) Tom Hartnett decided to run for the office to modernize

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Funding secured for Hickory Farms drainage improvements

Charleston City Council passed a measure last week to spend $482,000 on drainage improvements in the flood-prone Hickory Farms subdivision in West Ashley. It is the first drainage improvement among

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Charleston plans for 350 year anniversary celebration

Charleston is planning for a celebration of its 350th anniversary. Councilman Peter Shahid is chairing the Charleston 350 Celebration Commission, which is holding a reception Thursday, August 30 at 5:30

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Senn confident about 526 completion

State Senator Sandy Senn, whose district includes most of West Ashley and James Island, told the West Ashley/James Island Business Association (WAJIBA) Wednesday that she is confident that the long-awaited

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