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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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CCSD fails to respond to FOIA requests

Patrick Hayes, a 5th grade Charleston County School District (CCSD) teacher and director of the education advocacy group EdFirstSC, has filed numerous Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to obtain

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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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Postlewait provides form for her own evaluation

The Charleston County School Board members were given an evaluation form entitled: Evidence-Based Leadership Responsibilities and Practices to evaluate the performance of Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait. The form was provided by

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CCSD students and teachers suffer due to teaching vacancies and lack of substitutes

Charleston County School District (CCSD) has about 55 teaching vacancies currently listed on its website. Lowcountry Source has been told by several beginning teachers that they will not apply to

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West Ashley City Council Candidates square off at WAHS

Five candidates representing two West Ashley districts on Charleston City Council squared off Wednesday at West Ashley High School. The forum was sponsored by West Of Newspaper, the League of

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Prisoners teach WAHS students about making good choices

  About 800 West Ashley High School (WAHS) students attended a program sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Corrections called Operation Get Smart. Five convicted felons told the students

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Charleston City Council discusses drainage funding

At the Charleston City Council meeting Tuesday, Councilman William Dudley Gregorie discussed the need to find $8 Million in the 2018 budget to support a $100 Million bond issue to

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