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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 churches and public parks. The broader […]

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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 a plastic pellet spill in July. […]

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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 feeling when riding along Highway 61 […]

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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 over drainage, and they’ve turned to […]

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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 McCoy, who chairs the Charleston County […]

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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 Adcox reports, the new disturbing-schools law […]

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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 promise to come down harder on […]

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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 on area beaches. That should set […]

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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 safety equipment to Great Abaco Island. […]

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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 planning to resurface the Dorchester County […]

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