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Physical barriers are needed to prevent rodent infestation

Lowcountry Source has learned that setting traps inside a building alone is not an effective measure to prevent rodent infestation. Setting up physical barriers to entry and exit is the

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Postlewait’s contract set to expire in December

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait only has three months remaining on her contract. If the consolidated school board fails to renew her contract before the end of

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Maryland rolls out a school safety tip system

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently announced the launch of a statewide school safety tip system. The system will be monitored around the clock by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency. The

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Absentee voting begins Monday

The general election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, but South Carolina registered voters will be able to cast absentee ballots starting Monday, October 8. South Carolina election law provides

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CCSD re-evaluating school choice programs

The (Charleston) Post and Courier reported that the Charleston County School District (CCSD) is re-evaluating its school choice programs based on feedback from a recent Clemson University diversity study on

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Arrington receives endorsements from area black leaders

First Congressional District candidate Katie Arrington received an endorsement from some Charleston-area black business leaders Wednesday at a press conference in West Ashley. Entrepreneur Jerome Heyward said, “Today is a

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Legislators convene this week to take up tax conformity

The South Carolina General Assembly will convene this week to ensure conformity between the state income tax code and the federal tax code, which was updated in December 2017. Tax

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Sanford is making conservation his legacy

Congressman Mark Sanford only has three months left in the House of Representatives after nearly 12 years of service, but he intends to leave a legacy as a champion of

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South Carolina to take another look at tax policy

The South Carolina House of Representatives is forming a committee to take another look at reforming the state’s tax code next month. A similar committee formed last year led to

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Activists push back against CCSD on pedophile scandal

A number of community activists participated in the public comment period at the Charleston County School Board meeting Monday to speak out against the handling of a 2014 incident involving

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