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Black Panther actor inspires Lowcountry students

While growing up in West Ashley public housing, Cyrus Birch never dreamed he would become an actor. Birch landed a role in the blockbuster movie Black Panther and is now

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Wellness screenings set for Walmart Saturday

West Ashley Walmart at 3951 West Ashley Circle will be participating in Walmart Wellness Day Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm in the Pharmacy and the Vision Center. Staff

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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

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N. Charleston arts school hosts statewide conference

North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary School (NCCAE), an arts infusion magnet school, hosted a statewide conference for schools using the Arts Basic Curriculum (ABC) on Tuesday. NCCAE is among 79

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West Ashley Middle excels at robotics

West Ashley Middle School (WAMS) started a robotics team as an after-school club in 2016. The robotics team, led by 6th grade teacher Ashley Stoudenmire, travels at least two days

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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

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Sanford to file federal balanced budget plan

Representative Mark Sanford will file a House bill next week calling for a balanced federal budget within five years. Known as the “Penny Plan”, the legislation calls for a real

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Lowcountry focus groups set for May 1

The Library Foundation of the Lowcountry has set a “trial run” for a larger tri-county focus group effort on September 27 with the announcement of “On the Table” meetings on

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AG candidate Atwater says South Carolina has a gang problem

State Representative Todd Atwater, one of three Republican candidates for state Attorney General, told the Charleston County Republican Party Executive Committee Monday that South Carolina has a gang problem and

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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

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