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Order takeout, keep our restaurants open

With gathering restrictions in place during the Charleston Coronavirus response, restaurants are turning to takeout orders to keep their doors open. Chris Bluemel, owner of Brukes Coffee and Music in

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Escape to the Great Smoky Mountains

As more people in the Charleston area grow weary of the high-density development being implemented through the New Urbanism zoning codes and the increase in traffic and road rage, many

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Letter to the editor: Coastal Conservation League opposes Harmony Project

This letter to the editor is a press release from Coastal Conservation League. The non-profit recently joined City of Charleston as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by the developer

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Public input sought on West Ashley issues

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) meets via Zoom Wednesday at 5:30 pm. There is a link for people to sign up to speak during the meeting or leave comments

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Charleston mask ordinance includes outdoors

City of Charleston began enforcement of its face mask ordinance Wednesday. The ordinance applies to all public indoor and outdoor spaces within city limits. It will be enforced by the

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CCSD parents receive return to school survey

All Charleston County School District (CCSD) parents received an e-mail survey last week asking them how the want school to be conducted when school resumes in August. The choices were

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Letter to the editor: Masks should be optional

This letter to the editor about wearing face masks was contributed by Liz Jenkins:  Should the City of Charleston mandate that you wear a mask? And why now?  What have we

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CCSD prepares to resume high school sports

Charleston County School District is preparing to allow high school athletes to begin summer strength and conditioning programs at their schools on Monday, June 22. Students who wish to participate

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Group petitions to rename buildings at USC

A group calling itself Repeal The South Carolina Heritage Act has petitioned University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen and the school’s Board of Trustees, asking that the Strom Thurmond

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Letter to the editor – What the black community really needs

This letter the editor was passed on to Lowcountry Source by Shannon Tuten from Aiken. It was written by her friend Calvin King from Tennessee about things everyone can do

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Restaurant owner receives riot relief from patrons

Mama Kim’s owner Kim Brown had her King Street restaurant vandalized during the May 30 Charleston riot. Long-time patrons from The Citadel raised money for repairs and renovations through a

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