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As news of Hurricane Dorian's devastation in the Bahamas kept rolling in, George Greene IV, president of Charleston-based international humanitarian group Water Mission, knew his group's water-treatment systems could be crucial for disaster relief. That didn't make the decision easy—it required returning to the place where his mother, Water Mission's co-founder, died two months ago as a result of an accidental drowning.

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State Rep. Nancy Mace says that she believes the power to stop offshore drilling rests with the state ... and the U.S. Senate will never pass Cunningham’s bill anyway. She has a point on the Senate, but her main argument doesn’t hold water — even with other Republicans.

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As news of Hurricane Dorian's devastation in the Bahamas kept rolling in, George Greene IV, president of Charleston-based international humanitarian group Water Mission, knew his group's water-treatment systems could be crucial for disaster relief. That didn't make the decision easy—it required returning to the place where his mother, Water Mission's co-founder, died two months ago as a result of an accidental drowning.

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In a cordial question-and-answer style forum, Charleston's six candidates provided some insight into their thoughts on the city's flooding issues, one saying there should be no more private-public partnerships and another saying the city should do away with single-family zoning. 

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The Historic Charleston Foundation has secured a nearly $500,000 grant to repair a Mosquito Beach hotel for future use. The hotel is a surviving remnant of when that beach was one of only a few places African Americans could gather for recreation on South Carolina's coast.

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A new report from the Army found that privatized family housing at nearly 50 of the branch's bases, including Fort Jackson in Columbia, cited wide-ranging concerns from residents including lead-based paint, retaliation from housing companies and overpriced rent.

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The abrupt resignation of Aiken County Public School District Superintendent Sean Alford, who was widely viewed as rising star in state education circles, has exposed a bitter divide in this rural community, with allegations of racism, a threat of physical violence and a school board in turmoil.