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CCSD receives $435,000 school safety grant

The Charleston County School District (CCSD), in partnership with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, was recently awarded a $435,000 federal grant for school safety upgrades. The grant will include measures

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Charleston to focus on stormwater management

The City of Charleston is taking steps to create a stand-alone Stormwater Management department. The city’s Public Works committee advanced the idea Tuesday. Stormwater management is currently a function of

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Public input for Church Creek wetlands due Thursday

Local residents have until Thursday to submit comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the plan to fill in more than four acres of wetlands in Church Creek.

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Parker’s gas station coming to West Ashley

Parker’s gas station is coming to West Ashley, occupying the site of the former Exxon station at Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Orange Grove Road. Thomas Mathewes, a local representative for

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Garrett faculty told that the school is closing in 2020

Lowcountry Source has learned that a Charleston County School District (CCSD) official told Garrett Academy of Technology faculty members last week that the school would be closing at the end

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Construction underway for MUSC Citadel Mall clinic

Construction is underway for MUSC’s 127,000 square foot ambulatory care clinic at Citadel Mall. The clinic, at the former JC Penney space, is expected to open in December 2019. About

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School Board candidates make final arguments at Andolini’s

Four of the 11 candidates for the Charleston County School Board made their closing arguments at a West Ashley United Facebook Live event Monday at Andolini’s restaurant in West Ashley.

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Today is the last day for absentee voting

All three of Charleston County’s absentee voting stations will be open today from 8:30 am to 5 pm. The absentee stations are located at the West Ashley Sea Coast Church

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Parent speaks out about Charleston RISE

Trena Walker is a parent of three students at Hursey Elementary in North Charleston. Until recently, she was also a member of Charleston RISE, which describes itself as a parent

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Don’t let the Money People control our school board

I consider the four Charleston County School Board seats the most important races on the ballot Tuesday. I don’t want to see the Money People control our school board. A

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