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Absentee voting centers open Saturday morning

Charleston County will open its absentee voting centers at the Seacoast churches in West Ashley and Mount Pleasant and the Royal Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston Saturday from 9

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Senn Chairs Flooding Prevention Task Force meeting

State Senator Sandy Senn chaired the initial meeting of the Charleston County Inter-governmental Flooding Prevention Task Force Monday at North Charleston City Hall. The committee was formed by Charleston County

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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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Shahid guiding Charleston 350 celebration

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid is guiding the planning for the year-long 350th anniversary celebration, which will begin in April 2020. The steering committee tasked with event planning meets Wednesday,

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Arrington rallies Republicans in Mt. Pleasant

First Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington urged fellow Republicans to get involved at a Get Out The Vote rally at the Brickyard Plantation in Mt. Pleasant. The event was sponsored

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