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Stories by John Steinberger

When will flooding really be a priority?

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg wrote on his official Facebook page earlier in the week that flooding (prevention) was his top priority. If that were truly the case, money would have

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Corporations pledge to train 4 million workers

President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka announced the Pledge to America’s Workers program Thursday at the White House. The Trumps were joined by 23 corporate CEOs and trade association

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CCSD paid consulting firm Education Elements $1.2 Million

In 2012, Charleston County School District (CCSD) applied for a $19.4 million federal grant for personalized learning.  CCSD received funding and implemented the grant in 2014. The grant called for

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SCDOT reveals 10 year roads plan

SCDOT Secretary Christy Hall addressed the Charleston County Legislative Delegation Tuesday at North Charleston City Hall to provide an overview of the state’s 10-year plan to improve roads, bridges and

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Lowcountry leaders optimistic about 526 completion

Five Lowcountry elected officials addressed the East Cooper Republican Club Monday, expressing their support for the completion of I-526. Former State Representative Chip Limehouse, who serves on the seven-member State

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Arrington returns to the campaign trail

Katie Arrington, Republican nominee for the 1st Congressional District, made her first campaign stop Monday since her life-threatening traffic accident on June 22. Speaking to the East Cooper Republican Club

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“Suicide merge” fix to cost about $10 Million

Charleston County Councilman Brantley Moody told the audience at the July West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) meeting Wednesday that reconfiguring the “suicide merge” junction where Sam Rittenberg Boulevard meets Old

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Local student wins oratorical world championship

Recent Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA) graduate Caleb Smith won the Optimist International Oratorical World Championship in St. Louis on June 29.  Sponsored by the West Ashley Optimist

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Develop your own Northbridge Gateway design

The City of Charleston is giving residents a chance to develop their own Northbridge Gateway designs for the former Northbridge Piggly Wiggly property in drop-in workshops today until 8 pm

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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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