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Storm debris removal communications must improve

Hurricane Matthew passed through Charleston County with tropical storm force winds, but there was still a lot of debris to be picked up in the aftermath. The way the debris

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Holiday Festival of Light Fun Run & Walk

Runners and walkers of all experience levels can see the Holiday Festival of Lights up close. This two-mile, non-competitive event offered on two nights – Wednesday, Nov. 9 and Thursday,

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I-526 improvement project underway

A federally-funded project to widen I-526 in the seven-mile stretch from the Rivers Avenue interchange to the Paul Cantrell Boulevard interchange is underway. The project does not impact stalled plans

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Orange Grove Charter School continues to thrive

Orange Grove Charter School is one of the two schools in the Charleston County School District (CCSD) which elected to become autonomous and be governed by an independent board of

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Fall Festival celebrates bluegrass, barbecue, and down-home fun

Charleston County Parks is sponsoring the 15th Annual Harvest Festival.  It will take place at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on John’s Island on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. –

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Discipline problems skyrocket with CCSD’s Progressive Discipline Plan

In August 2016, the Charleston County School District (CCSD) introduced the Progressive Disciple Plan for middle and high schools.  This plan contains 3 levels of disciplinary violations with varying consequences. 

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Conservative group hosts candidate forum

The group West Ashley – James Island Conservatives hosted a candidate forum for Republican candidates running for state legislature and Charleston County Council at the West Ashley Andolini’s restaurant on

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The Avondale of downtown

Avondale is a West Ashley revitalization success story.  As popular bars and restaurants opened there, many young adults moved into the neighborhood, consisting mostly of brick homes built in the

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CO2 does not harm our health

One of the issues which was not covered in the three Presidential debates was climate change, which proponents say is caused by human carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. CO2 makes up

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Avoid the lines – Vote Early

Many people are unaware that they are eligible to vote early. All three Charleston County early voting stations are open from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday until

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