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Absentee voting begins Monday

The general election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, but South Carolina registered voters will be able to cast absentee ballots starting Monday, October 8. South Carolina election law provides

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CCSD re-evaluating school choice programs

The (Charleston) Post and Courier reported that the Charleston County School District (CCSD) is re-evaluating its school choice programs based on feedback from a recent Clemson University diversity study on

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Arrington receives endorsements from area black leaders

First Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington received an endorsement from some Charleston-area black business leaders Wednesday at a press conference in West Ashley. Entrepreneur Jerome Heyward said, “Today is a

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Legislators convene this week to take up tax conformity

The South Carolina General Assembly will convene this week to ensure conformity between the state income tax code and the federal tax code, which was updated in December 2017. Tax

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Sanford is making conservation his legacy

Congressman Mark Sanford only has three months left in the House of Representatives after nearly 12 years of service, but he intends to leave a legacy as a champion of

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South Carolina to take another look at tax policy

The South Carolina House of Representatives is forming a committee to take another look at reforming the state’s tax code next month. A similar committee formed last year led to

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Activists push back against CCSD on pedophile scandal

A number of community activists participated in the public comment period at the Charleston County School Board meeting Monday to speak out against the handling of a 2014 incident involving

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Shahid guiding Charleston 350 celebration

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid is guiding the planning for the year-long 350th anniversary celebration, which will begin in April 2020. The steering committee tasked with event planning meets Wednesday,

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Arrington rallies Republicans in Mt. Pleasant

First Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington urged fellow Republicans to get involved at a Get Out The Vote rally at the Brickyard Plantation in Mt. Pleasant. The event was sponsored

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Benefit for at-risk youth set for Sept. 26

Andolini’s Pizza at 1940 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard is hosting a benefit for at-risk West Ashley youth Wednesday, September 26 from 6 to 8 pm. Charleston Youth Club, The I Am

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