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Lowcountry Watchdog

We should celebrate the collapse of the Berlin Wall

November 9, 1989 is a date free people all over the world should celebrate. In the middle of the night on that. date, thousands of East Germans with pick axes

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Americans have been mal-educated for decades

Basketball star LeBron James recently criticized the Houston Rockets’ General Manager for sending out a tweet favorable to the freedom fighters in Hong Kong. Talk radio Rush Limbaugh host chalked

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West Ashley should get its fair share of hospitality tax revenue

In a Mayoral forum held Friday night at Seacoast Church West Ashley campus, WCBD anchor Carolyn Murray posed a question about why West Ashley doesn’t get its equitable share of

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Dorian – what went right

We can debate whether or not we agree with certain government decisions leading up to Hurricane Dorian’s Thursday approach past Charleston, but let’s agree that a lot of things went

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Don’t Urbanize West Ashley

Charleston’s November 5 municipal elections for Mayor and six City Council seats will be a referendum on whether voters who live outside the Charleston peninsula. (74% of the population) want

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Low Battery Wall project an expensive park

Charleston City Council wisely rejected an application request for a $32 million South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank (SCTIB) grant for the Low Battery Wall project. First of all, SCTIB was

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The push for “density” at Citadel Mall another attack on suburbs

The urban planners at City of Charleston have been calling for high-density development at Citadel Mall for years. They use the term “surface parking” as an epithet. Charleston City Council

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After years of neglect, SCDOT cleans Ashley Hall Road ditch

For years, we have been highly critical about the failure to maintain drainage systems in the Lowcountry. With numerous overlapping jurisdictions, it is easy to point fingers and say, “It

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Climate change agenda is all about tax increases

The left-leaning political action committee 314 Action has pledged to funnel a lot of money into the re-election campaign for Representative Joe Cunningham. The group spent more than $500,000 to

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