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CCSD spends $65,000 on image consultant

Jake Rambo, a candidate for the Charleston County School Board, uncovered a $65,000 payment made by Charleston County School District (CCSD) to Chernoff Newman, LLC. Chernoff Newman is a large

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McMaster veto protects privacy rights

Governor Henry McMaster issued a veto Friday on the South Carolina Industry, Workforce and Education Data Warehouse proviso in the 2018-2019 state budget. The proviso would allow data collection and

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West Ashley tree service struggling to find workers

Van Atkins, owner of West Ashley-based Van’s Tree Service, is having difficulty finding the workers he needs to fill the orders his business has for tree trimming and removal. The

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Fitness studio coming to Ashley Oaks Plaza

O2 Fitness is under contract to move into the former Charleston Attic Mall space at Ashley Oaks Plaza, located at the intersection of Ashley River Road and Wappoo Road. It

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Ashley Bakery takes custom orders

One of my birthday indulgences is apple pie. I will not eat the ones sold in grocery stores. There are many bakeries in West Ashley, but apple pie is not

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CCSD adds unadvertised administrative jobs

Lowcountry Source has learned the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait is adding administrative jobs without posting them on-line or gaining school board approval. The positions are given

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Survey issued for future of Northbridge gateway

The City of Charleston is seeking input from residents on the future of the Northbridge gateway and, in particular, their preferred future use for the 2.5 acre property which was

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School board never discussed bulletproof doors

Charleston County School Board Chairwoman Kate Darby and Vice Chair Eric Mack called a press conference Thursday to discuss the installation of bulletproof classroom doors in three Charleston County schools.

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Charleston County loses state contract for I-526

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) board voted 4-3 Tuesday to end the contract with Charleston County for the completion of I-526. The contract was initially signed in 2007, when

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Charleston media ignores GOP call for civility

Charleston County Republican Party Chairman Larry Kobrovsky sent out a letter to his Democratic counterpart Brady Quirk-Garvin asking him to join him in condemning the actions of Congresswoman Maxine Waters

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