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Parent speaks out about Charleston RISE

Trena Walker is a parent of three students at Hursey Elementary in North Charleston. Until recently, she was also a member of Charleston RISE, which describes itself as a parent

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Don’t let the Money People control our school board

I consider the four Charleston County School Board seats the most important races on the ballot Tuesday. I don’t want to see the Money People control our school board. A

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Karen Pence rallies for Arrington

Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, came to Andolini’s in West Ashley Saturday to stump for Congressional candidate Katie Arrington. Arrington hopes to become the first Republican woman

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Reading Partners needs volunteer tutors

The Oakland-based non-profit Reading Partners is looking for volunteer tutors to work with 150 students who are now on waiting lists in 16 schools in Charleston and Berkeley counties. The

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Board members blast CCSD for FOIA delays

Charleston County School Board members Kevin Hollinshead and Chris Collins blasted the Charleston County School District (CCSD) for not complying with state Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests in the

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Karen Pence visits West Ashley Saturday to support Arrington

Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, is joining 1st Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington Saturday at Andolini’s on Sam Rittenburg Boulevard in West Ashley. Pence and Arrington

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Senn brings government entities together to fix drainage

State Senator Sandy Senn toured flood-prone Drayton-on-the-Ashley Wednesday morning to pinpoint deficiencies in the West Ashley neighborhood’s drainage system. Accompanying her were Tim Henderson, an engineer from SCDOT, and Jim

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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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QEP pushes back against school board coalition

Members of the Quality Education Project (QEP), the Tri-county National Action Network and others gathered Friday to push back against the Coalition For Kids, a network of wealthy donors which

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New leadership needed for school board

In the business world, or even in college sports, leaders are expected to achieve positive results. If they fail to meet expectations, they are usually fired. That is how voters

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