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Tree service shortage an issue during Irma recovery

In the wake of Tropical Storm Irma, a lot of families are in need of tree removal services, but the number of qualified crews with operational equipment is in short

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West Ashley residents suffer as drainage gets ignored

Dozens of West Ashley neighborhoods experienced flooding Monday as the back bands of Tropical Storm Irma brought four to five inches of rain. A lot of the damage was brought

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GOP leadership obstructing the Trump agenda

President Donald Trump campaigned on the America First economic agenda. His plan revolved around tax reform, reduction in regulatory policies, renewing our trade policies, and increasing the supply of American

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Vacant school psychologist positions jeopardize special needs students in 17 CCSD schools

Charleston County School District (CCSD) has 9 openings for school psychologists. There are currently 17 schools with psychologist vacancies. Other psychologists in the district are covering the caseloads. Most of

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South Carolina schools not preparing youth for the military, industry

The Citadel Zucker Family School of Education hosted a forum Thursday at the Francis Marion Hotel on the emerging teacher shortage in Charleston County and around the country. The forum

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Ashley River Elementary gets great results with arts infusion

Two Charleston County School District (CCSD) schools – Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School (ARCAES) and Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts Elementary School (SCCAES) have each received a Distinguished Arts Program (DAP)

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Where were South Carolina’s utility regulators?

South Carolina’s legislative leaders have howled with righteous indignation over the failed nuclear reactor project involving the South Carolina Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G) and the state-owned utility Santee-Cooper. What

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Use Houston floods to pilot Rebuild America’s Infrastructure plan

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas as well as Houston, America’s fourth largest city, and other inland areas of South Texas. The lingering storm caused massive flooding

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Fewer students want to enter teaching profession

Enrollment in the College of Charleston Teacher Education Program has dropped by 12% from 2014 to 2017. In same time period 14% fewer students graduated from a South Carolina teacher

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Charleston has no drainage maintenance schedule

The $300,000 Church Creek Drainage Basin Study, launched in August, has revealed that the City of Charleston has no preventive maintenance schedule for the drainage system. Community meetings organized by

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