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Historian Sonya Grantham wants a statue on South Carolina Statehouse grounds honoring an African-American World War I infantry unit that includes a Medal of Honor recipient, but she will run into a stringent state law that makes adding or removing monuments from public building almost impossible.

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An incomplete paper trail and a supervisor's previously undisclosed loan to a now-deceased Charleston County School District employee accused of viewing child pornography and molesting students have added new details to a story that has drawn the outrage of parents and community leaders.

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Charleston Councilwoman Carol Jackson is hoping to convince the other 11 members and Mayor John Tecklenburg to approve another moratorium for James and Johns islands, but only in the Special Flood Hazard Area, a Federal Emergency Management Agency designation for land with a high risk of flooding.

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The federal court in Charleston has ruled that work can't go forward issuing permits for seismic testing offshore South Carolina and the rest of the Atlantic coast until the government shutdown ends.

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Charleston County wants to see an ordinance for a countywide ban on single-use plastic bags, a significant first step that could one day make it the second county in South Carolina to enact such a law.

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South Carolina officials are hoping to combat the dangers of illegal cellphones behind bars by giving inmates a different technological device to communicate with family, obtain education and even purchase access to approved entertainment services.

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The governor selected Van McCarty, who had been serving as the National Guard's second in command for five years. He will replace Bob Livingston, who was elected twice to the state's highest military office since 2010.

A few days ago I was thinking to myself how one potential benefit from the partial federal government shutdown would be the opportunity to fire everybody who works for the Passport Service. Sounds kind of radical — what’s got me started?

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The push to increase the pay for teachers in South Carolina continues to build as lawmakers prepare to debate how to improve a faltering education system which trails other states in nearly every measure.