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  1. Herea s rooting for South Carolinaa s a largesta city to win oneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Yes, Charleston's numbers suggest we're already a few thousand residents larger, but the Census hasn't caught up yet. Its most recent count, from way back in July, says you're still 1,200 people ahead.

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  2. Dona t knock plans for BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Edmund A.Burns Eelementary Sschool in North Charleston will be razed and rebuilt. A question for those who are protesting plans for Burns public elementary school to be operated by a private company: How many classes of children should come up through the school's failing system before the district makes some big changes? Another question: Don't those children deserve to try an educational approach that has proven to be far more successful? The Charleston County School Board's decision to form a partnership with Meeting Street Schools for Burns, similar to the one at Brentwood, is not, as some are suggesting, a conspiracy.

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  3. Make a case for half-cent tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Asking people to pay higher taxes is risky. Asking them to pay higher taxes without clearly outlining why is more than risky.

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  4. Man shot outside Chuck E. Cheese on Rivers AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Police are investigating a shooting that took place Saturday afternoon outside of the Chuck E. Cheese on Rivers Avenue in North Charleston. A witness at the scene told the Post & Courier that she was working at a nearby store around 4:30 p.m. when she heard several gunshots.

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  5. Pedestrian hospitalized after vehicle accident in North CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    According to the police, the victim was walking in the bicycle lane on Spruill Avenue around 5 a.m. on Saturday when he was hit by a green Pontiac that was occupied by three Hispanic males.

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  6. North Charleston Korean War veteran receives diploma after 63 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    Gus Trantham, 85, sits with his grandson and hearing dog, a toy poodle named Henri, at the Northern Illinois University commencement May 14. “Today. it is our honor to officially present Lieutenant Robert Roy “Gus” Trantham his Bachelor of Science in Education diploma.

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  7. In three years, Taylor Williams graduates with a high school diploma and an associate degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    Three weeks ago, Taylor Williams waved at her parents from below as she marched through the North Charleston Coliseum, wearing her black cap and gown, ready to accept her degree. Williams will do it all again Saturday evening, but this time, she'll be wearing kelly green.

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  8. Tropical storm warning still in effect for S.C. coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    A storm now swirling about 265 miles southeast of Charleston did not strenghten overnight as forecasters predicted, but the South Carolina coast remains under a tropical storm warning nonetheless. By Saturday morning, the system known as Tropical Depression 2 had sustained winds near 35 mph, and was moving toward the coast at nearly 14 mph.

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  9. Microchip reunites North Charleston woman with pet dog found in N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    Weeks passed after Pee Dee was snatched from Valerie Myers' yard, and she came to accept that her puppy wasn't coming home. But then, about a month and a half after someone took her pitbull mix from her North Charleston home, Myers, 57, got a call.

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  10. Charges are dropped for teen, man accused of tying up, killing North Charleston residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    An attorney for a 16-year-old North Charleston boy cleared in a murder case Friday said the teenager never should have been charged with tying up and killing a man earlier this year. Citing a North Charleston Police Department probe, prosecutors dropped murder and kidnapping charges against the boy, Marcus Abdul Spann Jr., and an alleged accomplice, Deantre Rakeem Malik Maybank, 26. Spann's defense lawyer, Lauren Williams of West Ashley, said the two witnesses who had named Spann as Draco Istan Ali Ben Walker's killer are both 6 years old, and one of them has vision problems.

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  11. Complaints spur Charleston County schools to investigate food servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    Local civil rights activists joined forces with former Charleston County School District food service workers Friday morning to protest allegations of discrimination and wage theft within the district's nutrition services department. In an open letter to district Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait, activists from the National Action Network demanded the removal of Walter Campbell, executive director of nutrition services, for allegedly favoring white males over well-qualified minority and female workers.

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  12. NAACP calls for federal complaints against Charleston County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post and Courier

    Education advocate Jon Butzon proposed filing 1,000 complaints about the Charleston County School District with the Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Education. NAACP Branch President Dot Scott expressed enthusiasm for the idea and encouraged members to file complaints.

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  13. Mount Pleasant to build pedestrian bridge across Shem CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Post and Courier

    Since 2002 a special tax district has redirected tens of millions of dollars in Charleston School District and Charleston County property tax revenue to the town's coffers, and on Thursday Town Council decided what to do with the last of the money. The town receives the tax money because years ago it created a “tax increment financing district”, at a time when state law did not allow school districts and counties to opt out.

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  14. Charleston port officials, environmentalists disagree over viability...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Post and Courier

    The Southern Environmental Law Center on Thursday called for the State Ports Authority to move its proposed cruise ship terminal away from city's Historic District and to Veterans Terminal in North Charleston - something the maritime agency says it can't do because of prohibitive costs and wharf damage that hasn't been repaired. Meanwhile, the environmental group is asking state Attorney General Alan Wilson to reconsider a formal opinion he issued this year saying the proposed terminal is exempt from the need for a state permit.

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  15. Frothy Beard moving to Ashley LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Post and Courier

    The three original Frothy Beardpartners Steve McCauley, Joey Siconolfi and Michael Biondi photographed prior to their 2013 launch. Frothy Beard Brewing Company is relocating to a West Ashley space that's not only bigger than its present home in North Charleston: Once finished, it will feature the biggest indoor taproom in town.

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  16. Busted: Officers report cocaine scattered in car, under house where suspect fledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Post and Courier

    A man who fled a traffic stop Wednesday was dragged out from under a house by his legs and busted on cocaine charges after found white powder scattered throughout the car, according to North Charleston police. It started around 11:22 a.m. Wednesday, when an officer noticed a black Ford Edge on Buchanan Street with what appeared to be an illegal window tint run a stop sign at Hugo Street, according to the report.

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  17. Research says a Holy Citya term not church-basedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Post and Courier

    Most people probably find explanations as to how Charleston got the moniker “Holy City” unsatisfying - most churches per capita, most visible steeples and so forth. There has to be more to it than that.

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  18. Right penalty for vile crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Post and Courier

    The American public's support of capital punishment has sharply declined over the last quarter century. Reflecting that trend, Nebraska became the 19th state - and the fourth in the last seven years - to abolish it.

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  19. Chipotle to add 4th Charleston-area restaurant; Southern Season opening in downtown CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Post and Courier

    The Denver-based restaurant chain plans to open by the fall at 1509 N. Highway 17 in front of Wando Crossing Shopping Center, according to company spokeswoman Danielle Moore. A more definite date will be announced closer to the eatery's opening.

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  20. Riverfront Park realizes potential as outdoor music venue for large crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Post and Courier

    When I went to Lipton's Be More Tea Festival at Riverfront Park last year, it was one of the few times when I've actually been more excited about the venue than the event itself. Don't get me wrong, the festival had plenty of perks.

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