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Lowcountry Source is your voice for school reform

My wife Robin and I founded Lowcountry Source two years ago for the purpose of being a media watchdog. We believed that the Charleston-area media did not do enough to

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Charleston storm preparations underway

The City of Charleston has begun storm preparations in advance of the approaching Hurricane Florence. The city emergency operations crews have set up two self-serve sandbagging stations in West Ashley –

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Charleston GOP to vote on medical marijuana resolution

The Executive Committee of the Charleston County Republican Party will vote Monday on a resolution endorsing the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, legislation, which would allow doctors to prescribe marijuana

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Few good neighborhood schools exist outside of Mt. Pleasant

The Post and Courier newspaper ran a story Sunday about a family which resides in downtown Charleston that is suing Charleston County School District (CCSD) in state circuit court for

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School board candidates reject top-down management

Six challengers for the Charleston County School Board agreed that the Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) current top-down management practices will not help improve student achievement. The candidates, Paul Padron,

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CCSD’s priorities are with the powerful

Lowcountry Source reported on the contentious battle between the Stono Park Elementary parents, teachers, and community to replace the 66-year-old school or whether to renovate the crumbling building with mold

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CCSD can be a hostile environment for teachers

My wife Robin and I are frequently contacted by teachers to discuss problems they are encountering in the Charleston County School District (CCSD). We are always sympathetic to their concerns,

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Arrington calls drainage a quality of life issue

First Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington kicked off her Flooding Solutions Roundtable tour Thursday at the home of Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin. She called a properly functioning drainage system

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CCSD HR chief still on the job despite blunder in pedophile case

A recent investigative report by Live 5 News reporter Carter Coyle revealed that former Charleston County School District (CCSD) employee Marvin Gethers was flagged by the district’s Information Technology (IT)

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Senn chosen to chair flooding prevention task force

State Senator Sandy Senn has been chosen to chair the Countywide Intergovernmental Flooding Prevention Taskforce Committee. The announcement was made Wednesday by Representative Peter McCoy, who chairs the Charleston County

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