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Your 'Lowcountry Gators' photos are awe-inspiring, now send us 'Over the Rainbow' pics

postandcourier.com — Don't be surprised if you find yourself 'oooohing' and 'ahhhing' while scrolling through this week's reader photo gallery, "Lowcountry Gators." That's what our editors were doing as they looked at all 49 shots taken from various spots around the Lowcountry. Many were just magnificent.

South Carolina superintendent candidates split on Common Core, teacher evaluations

postandcourier.com — The three candidates vying to lead South Carolina's schools weighed in on everything from how and what students are taught to funding teachers' pay and school buses during a debate Monday at Wando High School. More than 50 people attended the event featuring Republican Molly Spearman, Democrat Tom Thompson and American Party candidate Ed Murray, who are all running for state superintendent of education.
Oct 01, 2014

South Carolina superintendent candidates split on Common Core, teacher evaluations postandcourier.com/article/201409…

Palmetto Sunrise: Winthrop Poll shows double-digit lead for Gov. Haley, other Republicans

postandcourier.com — Gov. Nikki Haley maintains a 10-point lead over her Democratic rival for governor and Republicans in other races also maintain strong leads, according to a new poll from Winthrop University released Wednesday. The poll, which surveyed 1,028 likely voters Sept. 21 to Sept. 28, shows Haley leading Democratic Sen.
Oct 01, 2014

Palmetto Sunrise: Winthrop Poll shows double-digit lead for Gov. Haley, other Republicans postandcourier.com/article/201410… via @postandcourier

Letter: Opponents drop out of House Speaker's, endorse Lucas, in race to succeed Harrell

postandcourier.com — COLUMBIA ­- Two candidates running to succeed House Speaker Bobby Harrell for the House's top post are dropping out to endorse Rep. Jay Lucas for the position, according to a letter expected to be sent to members of the House on Tuesday. Lucas, R-Hartsville, is expected to become the next House Speaker with the development.
Sep 30, 2014

Update: Lucas promises to stay focused on key issues: ethics, road funding, domestic abuse among them. #scpol postandcourier.com/article/201409…