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Lowcountry Watchdog

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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School board letter discourages free speech among board members

Lowcountry Source has obtained a letter sent by Charleston School Board Chairman Eric Mack to the other eight board members advising them to not express their individual views about the

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Climate change agenda hampers UK standard of living

We recently returned home from a two-week tour of Scotland and Ireland and noticed that BBC and local television stations had news content about climate change on a daily basis.

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Celtic Highlight Tour a true Dream Vacation

We recently concluded the Globus guided Celtic Highlight Tour in the British Isles. West Ashley travel agent Larry Shirley, who served on Charleston City Council for 20 years, made all

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