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Kobrovsky sponsors Constitution essay contest

Charleston attorney Larry Kobrovsky is sponsoring prizes for the Moultrie News essay contest on the U.S. Constitution. The subject in this year’s contest is the 16th Amendment, which reads, “The

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November jobs report reflects strengthening economy

The Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed Friday that 228,000 jobs were added in November, with about 25% coming in the categories of manufacturing and construction.  Another 46,000 jobs were added

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Charleston City Council to vote on budget with no money for drainage improvements

Charleston City Council meets Monday to vote on the $210 Million 2018 budget. The budget ordinance represents a 5.3% increase from 2017 and includes no money for drainage improvement. The

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Haley to UN Security Council – don’t bully Israel

In the midst of violent protests along the Israeli borders in what has been termed a “Day of Rage” following President Donald Trump’s announcement that America was moving its embassy

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Deregulation a major focus of the Trump Administration

President Donald Trump campaigned on freeing up American industries by lowering taxes and eliminating burdensome federal regulations.  The tax component is rapidly working its way through Congress, with the House

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Trump snubs UN, acknowledges Jerusalem as capital of Israel

President Donald Trump made a major policy speech Wednesday, acknowledging that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and pledging that America will relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Hundreds of students left behind in reading intervention program

Charleston County School District (CCSD) implemented a comprehensive literacy program in January 2010 after the Post and Courier published an article stating that one in five 9th graders were reading

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Illegal aliens hurt small contractors

A former contractor told Lowcountry Source that the prevalence of illegal alien laborers is making it difficult for small contractors who play by the rules to stay in business. Her

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National Black Chamber of Commerce endorses tax cut plan

The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) has come out in favor of the tax cut plan which has worked its way through the House and the Senate. NBCC President

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Coastal elected officials use fear rhetoric to frame drilling issue

Charleston-area elected officials used the rhetoric of fear at a committee hearing on offshore drilling at the South Carolina House of Representatives last week. Folly Beach Mayor Tim Godwin asked

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