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Charleston County teachers rate school board “ineffective”

A recent survey compiled by the Charleston Teachers Alliance (CTA), an advocacy group representing teachers in the Charleston County School District (CCSD) rated the nine member school board “ineffective.” The

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Orange Grove graduates its first 8th grade class

2018 marked the first year that Orange Grove Charter School held an 8th grade graduation ceremony. The school’s elementary program had long been recognized as a beacon of excellence in

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Small town living thrives in NC Highlands

Lowcountry Source has throughly documented the effect New Urbanism has had on West Ashley and how the area’s suburban character is under siege. The push for high density apartment complexes

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Greenbelt vote jeopardizes drainage plan

Charleston County Council decided Tuesday to shift the land purchase balance for the “greenbelt” fund from 70% rural lands to 50%. The greenbelt funds come from 0.5% transportation sales taxes

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Let’s take a look at the Florida school safety plan

A 2018 Florida school safety law allows for a new category for safety officers Рschool guardians. The armed guardians may either be volunteers or school district employees.  They must

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Charleston call center to process citizen request

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg announced the creation of the Customer Request Management System call center Tuesday at Charleston City Hall. The system was activated during the July 20 rainstorm to

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Charleston remains a film industry attraction

    Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down, Pineapple Express) is back in Charleston to film another HBO show titled Righteous Gemstones, starring himself and John Goodman (Roseanne, The Big Lebowski).

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Team 4 police discuss community policing plan for West Ashley

Nearly 200 West Ashley residents gathered into the West Ashley High School auditorium Monday night to get a briefing from Charleston Police Department leaders and provide feedback on a recent

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Crime forum at WAHS tonight

Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin organized a community forum to discuss recent criminal activity in West Ashley. The meeting begins at 6 pm tonight at West Ashley High School, 4060

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When will flooding really be a priority?

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg wrote on his official Facebook page earlier in the week that flooding (prevention) was his top priority. If that were truly the case, money would have

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