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Bill Would Give Law Enforcement More Authority Against Threats to Public Buildings, Spaces

Bill Would Give Law Enforcement More Authority Against Threats to Public Buildings, Spaces

Live 5 News - Aug 28, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – One state senator believes there needs to be a law that covers threats against all public buildings and spaces, including […]

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Charleston Lawmaker Drafts Bill in Response to Plastic Pellet Spill

Charleston Lawmaker Drafts Bill in Response to Plastic Pellet Spill

WCBD Count on News 2 - Oct 31, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)– In October, the Department of Health and Environmental Control closed their investigation into, Frontier Logistics, the company they previously blamed for […]

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Commentary: Highway 61 Needs to Be Safe as Well as Have a Beautiful Tree Canopy

Commentary: Highway 61 Needs to Be Safe as Well as Have a Beautiful Tree Canopy

The Post and Courier - Oct 10, 2019

South Carolina Highway 61 makes me want to sing, but I don’t want to sing the blues! Am I alone in getting a nostalgic […]

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Flooding Task Force Tours Charleston, Dorchester Neighborhoods to Find Simple Fixes

Flooding Task Force Tours Charleston, Dorchester Neighborhoods to Find Simple Fixes

The Post and Courier - Jul 29, 2019

More than 100 homeowners in Charleston and Dorchester counties face flooding issues but live in places where many state and local agencies have authority […]

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Senn Chosen to Chair Flooding Prevention Task Force

Senn Chosen to Chair Flooding Prevention Task Force

Lowcountry Source - Aug 30, 2018

State Senator Sandy Senn has been chosen to chair the Countywide Intergovernmental Flooding Prevention Taskforce Committee. The announcement was made Wednesday by Representative Peter […]

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Editorial: It’s Time to Clarify SC Law on Making Threats

Editorial: It’s Time to Clarify SC Law on Making Threats

The Post and Courier - Aug 26, 2019

Those chilling, racist videos from a Columbia 16-year-old should have been a wake-up call for South Carolina in more ways than one. As Seanna […]

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After Charleston Woman Killed, A Proposed SC Bill May Help Her Family Find Closure

After Charleston Woman Killed, A Proposed SC Bill May Help Her Family Find Closure

The Post and Courier - Mar 11, 2019

About a week before the Charleston region’s chief prosecutor stood beside a state senator at a news conference to champion a bill and related measures that […]

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Editorial: Come Down Hard on SC ‘Nurdle’ Beach Polluter

Editorial: Come Down Hard on SC ‘Nurdle’ Beach Polluter

The Post and Courier - Aug 3, 2019

Oil industry-related pollution has arrived in Charleston through a side door — in the form of tiny plastic pellets that recently started showing up […]

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Charleston Area Fire Departments Donate Firetruck, Equipment to Bahamas Island

Charleston Area Fire Departments Donate Firetruck, Equipment to Bahamas Island

The Post and Courier - Nov 18, 2019

In the newest effort by Charleston-area groups to help the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian, local fire departments are sending a firetruck and other fire […]

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Commentary: Thanks to All Who Helped Make Historic Ashley River Road Safer and Saved the Trees

Commentary: Thanks to All Who Helped Make Historic Ashley River Road Safer and Saved the Trees

The Post and Courier - Nov 8, 2019

By TRACEY TODD State Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall and her team of engineers deserve a hearty thank you for the latest round of […]

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