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3 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Would conduct grades really benefit students?

Teachers have enough to do without requiring them to grade students on conduct. There are better ways to instill attributes such as self-discipline, punctuality, neatness and perseverance.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Post and Courier

Neighbors question city landscaping work at home owned by N. Charleston mayor's son

North Charleston has spent $37,000 on extensive landscaping and other improvements by city work crews at a house owned by Elliott Summey, the mayor's son and vice chairman of Charleston County Council.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Post and Courier

Summerville student arrested; typical bus delays reported at Dorchester, Charleston schools

The start of the school year at Summerville High got off to a rocky start after a teacher said a student wrote that he brought a gun to school.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Summerville, SC

Post and Courier

Drug busts in West Ashley, Johns Island net nearly 300 marijuana plants, two stolen pistols

Kenneth Stephen Adcock , John Alan Jackson and Justin Cole Leboeuf were arrested Saturday by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office on charges related to a marijuana growing operation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Johns Island, SC, Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Voters can expect new faces in Charleston County School Board races

Charleston County voters can expect some new faces on the school board this fall with several members not seeking re-election.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Moultrie News

Fun facts about C of C class of 2018

Remember the guy who caught Lee Westwood's flying golf ball at the U.S. Open and made ESPN's Top 10 Plays of the Day? He's now a Cougar.

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Related Topix: College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, Wade Hampton, SC

Post and Courier

Embattled Charleston industry-recruiting alliance looks at spending cuts

The embattled Charleston region's chief industry-recruiting agency doesn't plan to fold up its tent, but it is looking at contingency plans if full funding doesn't come through from its three main government donors.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Dorchester County, SC, Berkeley County, SC

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Deputies Search for Missing 69-Year-Old Hollywood Woman

Charleston County Sheriff officials are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 69-year-old Hollywood woman.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

SLED agents cleared in fatal July murder suspect shooting

A pair of SLED agents who fatally wounded a murder suspect outside a St. George hotel in June have been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: St. George, SC, Dorchester County, SC

Post and Courier

Charleston man, 20, charged with felony DUI in 17-year-old's death

Charleston County sheriff's deputies have charged a man with felony driving under the influence in connection with a wreck that killed a Johns Island teen Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Johns Island, SC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Post and Courier

Families flock to annual Charleston First Day Festival

Laughter and excitement filled the air at Liberty Square on Sunday as parents and children gathered to mark the last hurrah before the start of another school year, which for most Lowcountry students begins on Monday.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

US History course framework called 'leftist, anti-American'

Parents are raising concerns over a new framework released by the College Board for the Advanced Placement US History class that teachers will use this year.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Education Etc.

Post and Courier

Charleston airport board retreat meant to avoid past pitfalls

Last year at this time, the Charleston County Aviation Authority was in the midst of upheaval after its longtime director abruptly resigned in July.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Home Listing, Home

Post and Courier

Almost 20 years in, has Charleston Regional Development Alliance run its course?

The approach was basically every municipality for itself, as the three counties in the region competed fiercely for new jobs.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Dorchester, SC, North Charleston, SC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Post and Courier

No rush to judgment on CRDA

Economic development strategy is generally a hush-hush operation, but the challenges faced by the Charleston Regional Development Alliance are no longer confined behind closed doors.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Former Gamecock football player arrested in Charleston assault

James Hutton, 27, of Greenville, was arrested Friday night and released Saturday afternoon from the Charleston County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond.

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Post and Courier

One person killed in collision on Johns Island

At 12:36 p.m., the Charleston County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a two-car wreck on River Road near Main Road, sheriff's spokesman Maj.

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Related Topix: Johns Island, SC

Post and Courier

Conduct counts, so why not grade it?

For instance, Larry Kobrovsky told me Friday that when he started his 1993-98 tenure on the Charleston County School Board, "I was a very liberal person."

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Charleston, SC, Dorchester County, SC, Berkeley County, SC

The Moultrie News

This week in print: Building the Cooper River Bridge

The Silas Pearman Bridge and Grace Memorial Bridge, seen in the background were still in operation as the Arthur Ravenel Bridge was under construction.

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Related Topix: Ravenel, SC, Isle of Palms, SC, Mount Pleasant (Washington, DC), Mount Pleasant, SC, Charleston, SC

The Georgetown Times

Lowcounty Conservatory of Music opens

The Lowcountry Conservatory of Music, a newly established nonprofit music education program serving Charleston and Georgetown counties by promoting excellence in music through high-caliber private music education and public performance, is pleased to announce its inaugural enrollment for Fall 2014.

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Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

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