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Bike paths are not a civil right

If you listen to a lot of Charleston elected officials and bicycle activists, you would get the impression that bike paths are a civil right. They tell us that the

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Litter is the enemy, not plastic

Charleston City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday banning the use of carry-out plastic bags, plastic straws and styrofoam containers. The ordinance makes Charleston the 10th coastal community to impose such

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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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New leadership needed for school board

In the business world, or even in college sports, leaders are expected to achieve positive results. If they fail to meet expectations, they are usually fired. That is how voters

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CCSD colludes with daily newspaper to trash board member

Whenever the Charleston County School District (CCSD) administration considers a school board member a threat to its policy positions and actions, it colludes with the Post and Courier to attack

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CCSD SC Ready test scores moving in wrong direction

During the past three years, Charleston County School District (CCSD) students have seen a decline in scores on the annual South Carolina College-and Career-Ready Assessments (SC Ready) for math and

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Florence – examining what went right …

Now that Tropical Storm Florence has cleared out of the Palmetto State, people can start critiquing the actions taken before and after the storm. As always, there will be some

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CCSD’s priorities are with the powerful

Lowcountry Source reported on the contentious battle between the Stono Park Elementary parents, teachers, and community to replace the 66-year-old school or whether to renovate the crumbling building with mold

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Why the push for apartments in shopping centers?

There is a concerted effort in the Lowcountry to retrofit our suburban shopping centers with apartment units. That was an idea presented at the August meeting of the West Ashley

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D’Souza traces roots of the “resist” movement

In the movie Death of a Nation, filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza traces the Democrat “resist” movement to 1860 and the election of Abraham Lincoln. Democrats later resisted the abolition of slavery,

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