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Jake Rambo offers prescription for CCSD improvement

Former James B Edwards (JBE) Principal Jake Rambo resigned after receiving a pending contract for the 2017 – 2018 school year. A pending contract indicated that he would not be

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Charleston County I-526 lawsuit jeopardizes future road funding

Charleston County filed a lawsuit against the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) Thursday with the South Carolina Supreme Court, claiming a breach of contract in the 2014 agreement to complete

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Board member charged for $300 in bad checks

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead was informed by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office that he had two outstanding warrants for writing bad checks. He turned himself in to

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Challenger announced for West Ashley City Council seat

Grande Oaks resident Summer Massey has announced her intention to challenge two-term incumbent Dean Riegel for Charleston City Council District 10. The district runs from Pierpont to Village Green along

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Teacher Alliance gives poor rating to board, superintendent

The Charleston Teacher Alliance (CTA), a teacher advocacy group, has released the results of their 2017 Leadership Survey. CTA surveyed 1000 teachers employed by Charleston County School District (CCSD). That

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Lawsuit against individual school board members may be invalid

A lawsuit filed by West Ashley attorney William Runyon on behalf of Charleston County resident Marc Knapp may be invalid. The lawsuit targeted Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait,

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Bees Ferry West Ashley Library set to open in early 2019

Design plans were presented to the public for the newly named Bees Ferry West Ashley Library Wednesday at Drayton Hall Elementary. The 20,000 square foot library will be located on

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School Board Members get sued for voting for a pay raise

The Charleston County School Board has had its pay frozen at $25 per meeting since the 1967 Act of Consolidation was passed by the General Assembly. Now they have to

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Do you trust the SCDOT to maintain our local roads?

It is well documented now that 911 calls went in concerning a loose tarp over the Don Holt Bridge in North Charleston days before the tarp fell, caused a chain of

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Charleston County Parks seeking public input on Old Towne Creek Park

Next to Charles Towne Landing on 1400 Old Towne Road, West Ashley is Old Towne Creek County Park. Most people probably drive by and never notice the park. It is

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