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Critical meeting for I-526 set for July 20

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (STIB) meets Thurs., July 20 to discuss the future of the I-526 completion project. The project, estimated to cost $720 Million, would connect West Ashley

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Is Personal Rapid Transit or podcars a solution to Charleston’s traffic?

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) convened Wednesday to discuss transportation. With 50 people moving to Charleston a day, traffic congestion has become a serious problem in West Ashley. The

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West Ashley Commission disputes transportation issues

Members of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC), including Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, had a vigorous debate on what role the Commission should take on transportation planning. Commissioner Morris Ellison

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Parents question evaluation system for CCSD teachers

On Tuesday, July 11 Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait held a listening session for parents. A panel of about a dozen parents with children attending CCSD schools

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Controversy looms over the location of the North Charleston Center for Advanced Studies

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait’s Listening Tour continued Monday, July 9 at Garrett Academy of Technology. Garrett is a magnet technology school located in North Charleston which

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New West Ashley library getting off the ground

It has been nearly three years since Charleston County voters overwhelmingly approved a $108.5 Million bond referendum to build five new libraries and renovate 13 others. A schematic design has

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School Board cut out of CCSD’s Strategic Plan

Every five years South Carolina school districts submit a District Strategic Plan, required by State Board of Education Regulation 43-261. This plan outlines how the district will increase student achievement.

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America was born from an ideal

On Independence Day, Americans need to understand the factors which made our Republic unique among all nations. On July 4, 1776, 56 representatives from the 13 colonies signed a document

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SC virtual schools serve students with critical needs

There are four online or virtual charter schools in South Carolina. They include South Carolina Virtual Charter School, South Carolina Connections Academy, and Cyber Academy of South Carolina for grades

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CCSD’s principal merry-go-round continues

Lowcountry Source reported on June 25 that the Charleston County School District (CCSD) has hired 19 new principals out of a total of 80 schools, meaning that almost 25% of

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