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Palmetto Scholars Academy set to monitor eclipse

Total solar eclipses are only observable in North America about once in a generation. The last solar eclipse passed over the continent in 1979. A solar eclipse occurs when the

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Are we safer after 9/11?

Most adults can remember where they were and what they were doing when Al Quaeda terrorist crews seized commercial aircraft and flew them into American landmarks and killed 3000 people

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Post and Courier fires cheap shot at Moffly

Media outlets are not supposed to advocate for or against candidates in news stories. That activity should be confined to the editorial pages. Charleston’s only daily newspaper launched an attack

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Are lowcountry students ready for jobs in demand?

More good-paying, high-tech manufacturing related jobs than the tri-county area has ever seen before are projected to open up in the near future. Will local high school graduates be ready

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Chaos in West Ashley School Board 🔊

The District 10 constituent school board, which oversees the West Ashley public schools, has been thrown into turmoil. Chairwoman Tamara Avery missed the board’s September 1 meeting and later lashed

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Lottery is predatory to the poor 🔊

The key issue in the 1998 South Carolina Governor’s race was whether to implement a state lottery. Republican incumbent David Beasley was against the lottery, and Democrat challenger Jim Hodges

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Post and Courier shills for unpopular bike lane

The Post and Courier is using bullying tactics to try to dissuade Charleston County Council members from defunding the unpopular Charleston City Council plan to use county transportation sales tax

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Special needs charter school remains open

Pattison’s Academy for Comprehensive Education, a special needs charter school which temporarily lost its charter this summer, re-opened today on its campus at Grace on the Ashley Church on Bees

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Fields set for school board races

The local election boards have certified the candidates who will appear on the ballot November 8 for the non-partisan school board races. There are five seats up for Charleston County

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Local government embracing “green” agenda

The sales tax increase referendum which will appear on the November 8 ballot reflects the “green” agenda, with $600 million slated for mass transit and more than $200 million for

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