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Is school carpet a health concern?

Carpet squares are being installed throughout several Charleston County schools this summer. The district maintains there are several good reasons for installing carpet. Carpet acts like a sponge, puling allergens

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Charleston’s technical review process lacks transparency

The key permitting decisions in the City of Charleston concerning drainage and traffic are handled by the Technical Review Committee (TRC). According to the City’s official website, “The TRC exists

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Shahid briefs constituents on West Ashley developments

Charleston City Councilman Peter Shahid held his monthly Coffee and Conversation gathering Saturday at Charles Towne Landing. He had Charleston Police Department Team 4 leader Lt. Anthony Cretella brief constituents

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Black Panther actor inspires Lowcountry students

While growing up in West Ashley public housing, Cyrus Birch never dreamed he would become an actor. Birch landed a role in the blockbuster movie Black Panther and is now

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Wellness screenings set for Walmart Saturday

West Ashley Walmart at 3951 West Ashley Circle will be participating in Walmart Wellness Day Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm in the Pharmacy and the Vision Center. Staff

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What gets you expelled in CCSD

On March 19 school authorities received a tip that an 11th grader at the School of the Arts magnet school had a gun in her car. The 11th grader told

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N. Charleston arts school hosts statewide conference

North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary School (NCCAE), an arts infusion magnet school, hosted a statewide conference for schools using the Arts Basic Curriculum (ABC) on Tuesday. NCCAE is among 79

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West Ashley Middle excels at robotics

West Ashley Middle School (WAMS) started a robotics team as an after-school club in 2016. The robotics team, led by 6th grade teacher Ashley Stoudenmire, travels at least two days

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GOP focus group characterizes Comey as “weak”

A camera crew from CNN came to Charleston Monday to use 22 Charleston-area Republicans as a focus group to respond to an interview with fired FBI Director James Comey and

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Sanford to file federal balanced budget plan

Representative Mark Sanford will file a House bill next week calling for a balanced federal budget within five years. Known as the “Penny Plan”, the legislation calls for a real

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