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South Carolina needs bold tax reform

For the second year in a row, the South Carolina House of Representatives has established a bi-partisan special committee to investigate tax reform proposals. The 2016 meetings did not result

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CCSD continues top-down approach

In an editorial in Sunday’s Post and Courier Charleston County School Board Chair Kate Darby, Vice Chair Eric Mack, and Audit and Finance Committee Chair Todd Garrett stated that 84

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Residency status remains an issue for Councilman Dean Riegel

Lowcountry Source has obtained an e-mail from the person who bought Charleston City Councilman Dean Riegel’s home in the Bull Creek subdivision in West Ashley more than a year ago

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Conservative group to provide communications training in Charleston

The Carolina Republican Coalition is hosting a workshop Saturday at 10 am at Pauline Book Store, 243 King St. (across from Charleston Place), conducted by Washington-based conservative group The Leadership

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Deaf student thrives at Wando

Lowcountry Source published an article August 16 about Elizabeth Adamson. Elizabeth is deafwith only 20% vision due to Usher syndrome. She lives in Mt. Pleasant and completed 8th grade at

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Advocacy group leader documents unlawful submission of CCSD strategic plan

Lowcountry Source has previously documented that the Charleston County School District (CCSD) submitted the required 5-year Strategic Plan to the South Carolina Department of Education on April 7 without school

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Lowcountry Source makes case against Charleston Superintendent

I went on Mornings with Kelly Golden on 94.3 WSC radio Wednesday to discuss a petition being circulated by parents which includes 39 grievances against the Charleston County School Board

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CCSD Board delaying decision of Garrett Academy’s fate

The Charleston County School Board decided to delay the decision of where to build the new North Charleston Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) for at least a month. Board member

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All City of Charleston precincts will be open Nov. 7

At City of Charleston civic engagement workshop Saturday, Mayor John Tecklenburg announced that all precincts within the city limits will be open on Nov. 7. While only 6 of 12

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Church Creek Drainage Basin boundaries are in dispute

Church Creek Drainage Basin Study consultant Weston & Sampson held a community outreach meeting Thursday at Citadel Mall’s Center Court with more than 200 in attendance. Disputes over the physical

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