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CCSD needs better accounting for classroom equipment

As the 2017 – 2018 school year approaches, teachers are readying their classrooms for the August 17 opening day. This is an exciting time for teachers and students with the

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Despite challengers, McMaster favored in 2018 governor’s race

By Andy Brack, Statehouse Report | After mentioning the lieutenant governor was probably going to jump into the 2018 race for governor, the guy – a well-educated professional with at

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Runyon applies to keep job at West Ashley High

Principal Lee Runyon at West Ashley High School (WAHS) received a pending contract last spring. Despite parent and teacher pushback for Runyon to stay, he has since been hired as

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Civil rights groups stand up for maligned school board member

South Carolina National Action Network coordinator Elder James Johnson and other Charleston-area civil rights leaders came to the defense of Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead Thursday over what

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Give school supplies to teachers, schools

As the new school year approaches, parents are rushing to buy the needed school supplies required by each school.  They want to save money on back-to-school purchases like clothing, school supplies,

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South Carolina electric rate-payers charged for failed nuclear plant

South Carolina Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G) and the state-owned Santee-Cooper Electric Cooperative began a project to construct two additional nuclear reactors at the V.C. Summer plant north of Columbia

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West Ashley parents win the battle to get a new Stono Park Elementary

Stono Park Elementary School is being torn down, and a new school should be completed in the 2nd quarter of 2019 at a cost of $24, 830, 983.  The projected

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Jake Rambo offers prescription for CCSD improvement

Former James B Edwards (JBE) Principal Jake Rambo resigned after receiving a pending contract for the 2017 – 2018 school year. A pending contract indicated that he would not be

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Charleston County I-526 lawsuit jeopardizes future road funding

Charleston County filed a lawsuit against the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) Thursday with the South Carolina Supreme Court, claiming a breach of contract in the 2014 agreement to complete

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Board member charged for $300 in bad checks

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead was informed by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office that he had two outstanding warrants for writing bad checks. He turned himself in to

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