Berkeley County Council fires deputy supervisor, calls for SLED investigation

Berkeley County Council has fired a deputy supervisor and has frozen the spending power of the county’s supervisor after a councilmember says there was a misappropriation of county funds.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Council approves first reading of proposal to repair Battery damage from Hurricane Michael
When those waves crash, they damage the concrete posts allowing salt water to gets in to the steel bars that hold everything together
Proposed development brings up flooding concerns on James Island
A development plan on James Island may add new homes to a neighborhood with a flooding problem.
SC Consumer Affairs returns millions to consumers in 2017
The only thing more frustrating than not getting a product or service that you paid for, is not being able to get satisfaction when you complain about the problem.

  You Paid For It: $81.4 million travel expenses statewide

The state’s top financial watchdog is putting government agencies on notice: It’s time to rein in any avoidable expenses, especially related to travel.

‘No red flags’ from Newberry High student who fled after gun fell out of backpack, sheriff said

The schools will remain under alert mode for the remainder of the day until the situation is completely investigated. No one was injured and no shots were fired.
  Trial begins for man charged in 2013 shooting of Charleston police officer
  In op-ed, Sanford calls GOP loss in 1st district ‘a chance for conservative soul-searching’
  Deputies searching for man who robbed discount store

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah
APNewsBreak: Moses asks for thorough review of WADA culture

Hachette Book Group lays off around 2 dozen employees

Around two dozen employees will be laid off in a re-organization at Hachette Book Group.

Republican who lost US House race seeks to impound ballots

A New Mexico Republican who lost her bid for a U.S. House seat is seeking to impound absentee ballots in a key county that decided the race to the Democrat

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