back to homepage

Lowcountry Watchdog

We’ve got Harry’s Griffin’s back

Charleston’s daily newspaper, which often tells us that West Ashley has too many parking spaces or that we should commute by bicycle, seems to be targeting 23-year-old Charleston City Councilman

Read More

Ferry boats could get bicyclists downtown

For many years, Charleston-area bicyclists have been clamoring for a way to safety get their bicycles from West Ashley to downtown Charleston and back. A plan to block off a

Read More

Micro-transit may be a solution for Charleston traffic

Charleston elected officials are squawking about the need for more people to ride the bus in order to reduce traffic congestion. The only problem is, most people don’t want to

Read More

Charleston County must force negotiations on I-526 deal

Meeting for the first time since July 2017, the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) board decided Monday to take no action on the I-526 project, which has been pending for

Read More

Charleston’s technical review process lacks transparency

The key permitting decisions in the City of Charleston concerning drainage and traffic are handled by the Technical Review Committee (TRC). According to the City’s official website, “The TRC exists

Read More

What gets you expelled in CCSD

On March 19 school authorities received a tip that an 11th grader at the School of the Arts magnet school had a gun in her car. The 11th grader told

Read More

GOP focus group characterizes Comey as “weak”

A camera crew from CNN came to Charleston Monday to use 22 Charleston-area Republicans as a focus group to respond to an interview with fired FBI Director James Comey and

Read More

Beaufort, SC – what Charleston used to be

A growing number of West Ashley residents are growing weary of over-development and long for the days before it became overcrowded. Of particular concern is the trend toward large apartment

Read More

Mainstream media increasingly viewed as “fake news”

While the term “fake news” is believed to have been originated by the leftist group First Draft in an attempt to discredit conservative websites like Breitbart, President Trump popularized the

Read More

Can CCSD fix neighborhood schools?

Our daily newspaper recently had a series of articles about the difficulty parents are having getting their children into one of the choice schools in the Charleston County School District

Read More