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Congressional Republicans wise to avoid Town Halls

South Carolina Democrats urged the eight Republicans in the state Congressional Delegation to hold Town Hall meetings during the Independence Day break. Based on past experience, they were wise to

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America was born from an ideal

On Independence Day, Americans need to understand the factors which made our Republic unique among all nations. On July 4, 1776, 56 representatives from the 13 colonies signed a document

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CCSD’s principal merry-go-round continues

Lowcountry Source reported on June 25 that the Charleston County School District (CCSD) has hired 19 new principals out of a total of 80 schools, meaning that almost 25% of

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Mayors challenge Trump on Paris Climate Accord

President Donald Trump announced at the beginning of the month that the United States was withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord, which would have required American families and businesses to

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Principal merry- go-round hurts school communities

There has been great upheaval in the Charleston County School District (CCSD), with 19 new principals in place for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  The  Charleston County consolidated school

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Baseball franchise mocks Tebow’s faith

Former NFL quarterback and current Columbia Fireflies minor league outfielder Tim Tebow played a three-game weekend series against the Charleston Riverdogs, attracting more than 21,000 fans. The Riverdogs management took

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Tecklenburg pushes global warming agenda

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg recently signed a letter opposing President Donald Trump’s executive action removing the United States from the terms of the 2015 Paris Climate Accord, citing sea level

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Can you envision a West Ashley without cars?

The West Ashley Master Plan took another step with the Work in Progress presentation by consulting firm Dover Kohl Saturday at Citadel Mall, with about 250 people in attendance.  The

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13 CCSD principals reassigned due to new evaluation process

The Charleston County School District implemented a new teacher evaluation system called Value Added Measurements (VAM) in the middle of the school year. VAM evaluates teachers based on various standardized

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Environmentalists inconsistent when it comes to building in wetlands

Local environmentalists and politicians constantly beat the drum that we need more bike paths, sidewalks, and mass transit to take cars off the road and reduce our carbon footprint.  Why

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