Lisa Marie Towne 
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Re: “Police stop Uber driver citing statewide ban

Tim Conheady, a business license for a taxi or limo service IS NOT, I REPEAT, NOT $20.

YOU may be confused with the chauffers license, which, during the month of January of any year, is $20. But the remaining part of the year, it is $40...in the City of Charleston only. Other municipalities, charge differently.

That does not include the $25 fee for your SLED criminal background check, which by the way, forwards ALL info to NCIC, and the FBI, and continues up the chain...AND you must have your fingerprints done for record at the time you go in to get your license.....your $6 - $10 for your 10 your DMV report, your medical exam, which varies by the doctor you go to...

As far as the fees for taxi/limo, you are so very wrong....ALL businesses that drive passengers for hire, MUST HAVE a commercial insurance policy, and if you think that is $20, you are so very wrong...not to mention the costs for the auto plates,TX OR LS, state decals, which vary upon each vehicle, and then the business licenses, for each municipality you pick up in....THAT IS NOT $20
Each vehicle is then state and locally inspected...that's another fee.

That's not including the vetting of the vehicles, meter, dome lights, graphics, so that passengers DO KNOW who the REAL BUSINESSES ARE...


Then, once you get all of this together, then you must go before City council to be approved.

I would encourage you to KNOW the information of which you are posting about...

City of Charleston. http://www.charleston-sc.gov/aspx?NID=143

City of North Charleston. http://www.northcharleston.org/Residents/P…

Google the info for PSC AND ORS...you deserve to do yourhomework...

Not one UBER driver has paid any of these fees to be a PROFESSIONAL DRIVER, nor, do they have the insurance that is required by the INSURANCE COMMISSIONER OF SC for operating as a business, none the less, as a business with passengers for hire....

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Posted by Lisa Marie Towne on February 19, 2015 at 2:54 PM

Re: “Thomas Ravenel says he’s quitting Southern Charm

He paid $235,000 of his own money to campaign....?????
and only getting $5,000 per TV show.....????
and they showed His "fanny"......?????
Oh God. ....
and again, you want to represent South Carolina......
as a senator????
YOU, DO NOT HAVE MY VOTE....
and I DO ON NOT WATCH YOUR RIDICULOUS SHOW...
Damn, you could have fed ALOT of homeless people right here in Charleston....and, housed them....

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Posted by Lisa Marie Towne on October 16, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Re: “The Capobiancos should stop fighting for custody of Baby Veronica

Dear Chris Haire, and Charleston City Paper, I want you to know first off, when I saw this posted in my Facebook News feed, I was completely astonished at the headline....Before I start my second shift of work tonight and having my dinner, I had to read.....I am in the restaurant looking around first to see who was looking at me crying while reading.....Thankyou...Thankyou...Thankyou....Thankyou for speaking so loudly and boldly....the Truth....You have been the first true journalist I have read to do so.....Your words rang truth from the hearts of so many of us Native Charlestonians, and those who have invested, time, tears and prayers over this....Near and far....Oh may God Bless Your Soul...My heart is so filled with joy, that you took this step. Your words are so filled with compassion and mercy......I Thankyou, and am most humbled by your true leap of faith....God Bless you my dear, God Bless You

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Posted by Lisa Marie Towne on September 5, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Re: “Matt Capobianco says Veronica "has been kidnapped," vows to fly to Oklahoma without law enforcement action

SAD, SAD SAD.....THE CAPOBIANCOS have proven that they are not fit to be anyone's parents......you were fortunate enough to have this little angel in your life for 27 months. You were fortunate enough to be at her birth...You were conieving enough to help take this child away from its father with the help and lies of the biological mother....you are to blind to see that you had the chance to make things right before you held her for the first time....You, as outspoken, Brash and as bold as you have been, could not put aside for one moment, your feelings...your wants and your needs....so you can' t just be the bridge that brought a family back together, you can't just sit back and allow this father and daughter a chance to have peace, and you be the ones to visit and cherish, and you can't just sit back and be quiet without mauling this family unit.....all this put aside, you get the child, one day one of you if not both of you wake up and decide, wow, she/he is disgusting, or god forbid, find someone who can honestly show you some morality, and its splitsville.....what then for Veronica....how nasty is that battle gonna be.....Dear God, let the child have her family....Find yourself a new cause and be done with yourselves....this all about you....what you think you lost....at this point, you haven't lost anything yet. Think about what you stand to gain in her eyes when all is said and done, and she herself will learn on her own how fortunate she was for a short time to have been a part of your life....Please Dear God you two, leave this child and her real family alone...Be grateful that you had the opportunity to care for this child when you did...Be grateful and learn some humility....She's gonna be ok...

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Posted by Lisa Marie Towne on August 13, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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