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Berkeley Co. deputies searching for missing man

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Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old missing man. 

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Coroner: Autopsy of inmate who died at Berkeley Co. jail revealed no sign of trauma

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The Berkeley County Coroner says the autopsy of a 32-year-old man who died at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center in Berkeley County did not show signs of trauma.

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Gov. McMaster to visit Lowcountry tech company

Governor Henry McMaster. (Source: Twitter) Governor Henry McMaster. (Source: Twitter)
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Governor McMaster is scheduled to visit a business in the Lowcountry Thursday.

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Public meeting scheduled on Maybank Highway Improvements Project

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The public is invited to weigh in on the Maybank Highway Improvements Project Thursday.  

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ReThink Folly Road working to transform corridor

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The ReThink Folly Road steering committee is set to meet Thursday to discuss next steps for the future of Folly Road. 

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Choose the Lowcountry's hottest firefighters

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Lowcountry firefighters are vying for spots in the Charleston Animal Society's 2018 Firefighter Calendar, and you get to choose which ones make it in. 

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Power restored to 500 after car hits pole on James Island

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Emergency officials say crews are responding to an accident on James Island. Authorities say the incident is in the area of Maybank Highway and Folly Road. 

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Replicas of Columbus' ships to dock in Charleston

The Nina and Pinta. (Source: The Columbus Foundation) The Nina and Pinta. (Source: The Columbus Foundation)
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The Niña and Pinta are sailing into the Charleston Harbor.

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Troopers responding to overturned vehicle on Hwy 61

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Troopers with South Carolina Highway Patrol are responding to a crash in which a vehicle overturned on Hwy 61 near O’Sullivan Lane in Summerville. 

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New technology offers hope for couples trying to conceive Video included

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Infertility specialist Dr. Stephanie Singleton says new technology is offering hope for couples trying to conceive.

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Finance & Food Trucks offers fun way to learn about budgeting

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To wrap up Financial Literacy Month, the Berkeley and Dorchester Prosperity Centers are mixing food with finances. 

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Walterboro celebrates agricultural heritage at annual Rice Festival

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Colleton County celebrates Lowcountry heritage this weekend at the 42nd annual Rice Festival in Walterboro. 

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Unattended candles start house fire in West Ashley

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Crews are responding to a reported fire in West Ashley.

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Public meeting scheduled on Clements Ferry Road widening Video included

Clements Ferry Road Widening Phase 2. (Phase 2) Clements Ferry Road Widening Phase 2. (Phase 2)
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A public meeting will be held Thursday at Philip Simmons Middle School to discuss phase 2 of the Clements Ferry Road Widening project. 

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Port Access Road work closes lanes

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The two Eastbound lanes of US 52 (Carner Avenue/Meeting Street), between Burton Lane and Spruill Avenue will be closed starting Thursday through Tuesday, May 2.

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Charleston Animal Society presents proposal on carriage horses

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The great debate on carriage horses will continue. The Charleston Animal Society made a presentation at the City of Charleston's Department of Livability & Tourism meeting on Wednesday. On paper, it appears no progress was made. All sides, however, seem to agree this meeting was not pointless. The animal society, carriage industry workers and commissioners were able to voice their concerns on the hot topic.

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IOP nixes possibility of reality show featuring "Southern Charm" cast

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A proposed reality show featuring cast members of Southern Charm will not film at Isle of Palms. A production company sought “city-sponsored event” status from Isle of Palms City Council on Tuesday night.  Council members did not make a motion to grant the status. The production company wanted permission to film at two private residences from May 7 to May 27 for a series to air on the television network bravo.  A council member described the premise o... More>>

Police: Suspect who left bomb at Summerville Goodwill captured on surveillance cameras Video included

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Summerville Police say a suspect who left a bomb at the Goodwill store was captured on surveillance cameras. 

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Cops: Man brings gun, ammo and weed to elementary school parking lot Video included

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A North Charleston man was arrested after police say he brought ammo, marijuana and a gun to an elementary school's parking lot. 

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Historic plantation focus of development debate Video included

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One of Charleston's oldest plantations is now the center of a debate over local development. More than 250 residents have joined a petition to fight development at Ashley Hall Plantation, a plantation listed by the National Registry of Historic Places which dates to 1670. “The entire property

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Charleston Police Department formally takes stance on open carry bill Video included

Charleston Police Department tweeted the following statement regarding a bill for open carry (Source: CPD) Charleston Police Department tweeted the following statement regarding a bill for open carry (Source: CPD)
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A Lowcountry police department has formally taken a stance on a Senate bill which, if passed, would allow anyone who can legally purchase a gun to carry it in the state openly or concealed. 

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On Your Side: Tips to keep your kids safe at summer camp Video included

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Thousands of children in the Lowcountry will head to summer camps in a few weeks when school ends, however parents need to be aware of some important tips. 

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Mt Pleasant man gets 30 years for killing wife, dumping body in North Charleston Video included

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A 48-year-old Mount Pleasant man who killed his wife and dumped her body in a yard in North Charleston was sentenced to 30 years. 

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US Marshals capture fugitive accused of pepper spraying woman during robbery

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The US Marshals Office have arrested a Lowcountry fugitive accused of pepper spraying a woman during a robbery outside a bank. 

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Wanted: Downtown Charleston home intruder caught on camera

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Investigators need your help to identify a man who was caught on camera breaking into a home in downtown Charleston. 

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Police continuing investigation after gunfire shatters window at woman's home

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Police are continuing to investigate after gunfire shattered a window at a woman's home in North Charleston. 

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Actress Pam Grier set to attend Dining Out For Life events in Charleston Video included

Pam Grier (Source: Live 5) Pam Grier (Source: Live 5)
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Roper St. Francis invites you to have lunch, dinner or both with legendary movie and TV star Pam Grier Thursday.

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Suspect sought after robbery at Walmart Neighborhood Market

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Authorities are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Dorchester Road. 

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Free financial workshop to be held on Saturday

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A Lowcountry sorority is hosting a free financial literacy seminar this weekend. 

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Summerville man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound, suspicious package found

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The Summerville Medical Center is no longer on lockdown after police investigated a report of shots fired early Wednesday morning.

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In-water boat show offers one-stop shopping for boat lovers

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Boaters and boat dealers come together this weekend in Charleston for the largest in-water boat show and sale between Maryland and Florida.

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Summerville home damaged in Tuesday evening fire

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American Red Cross volunteers are helping victims whose Summerville home was damaged by a fire, representatives say. 

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Bluffton Police offering free car seat checks, installations

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Bluffton Police will be offering free child car seat inspections or installations on Wednesday, April 26. 

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Lowcountry Red Cross holding 24-hour Giving Day

American Red Cross building in North Charleston (Source: Live 5) American Red Cross building in North Charleston (Source: Live 5)
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The American Red Cross of Lowcountry SC is holding its third annual 24-hour Giving Day Wednesday.

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Police investigating after woman's home damaged by gunfire in N. Charleston

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Police are investigating after a woman's home was damaged by gunfire in North Charleston Tuesday night. 

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City will consider forcing sale to acquire property at former Piggly Wiggly

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Charleston City Council passed a resolution that would give the city the option to use eminent domain to acquire the site of the former Piggly Wiggly in West Ashley. 

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Report: Goose Creek man attempts to get out of traffic ticket by claiming to be US Marshall Video included

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Authorities say a Lowcountry man was charged after he attempted to get out of a traffic ticket by claiming he was a US Marshal. 

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Owners against rezoning of old Georgetown mill

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The old ArcelorMittal plant in Georgetown may have a new chance at life. 

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Nexton, Volvo announces future plans for Summerville area Video included

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Nexton and Volvo announced their future plans to “enhance” the Charleston Region on Tuesday.

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Feds investigating after accountant discovers irregularities at Berkeley Co. Chamber of Commerce

Berkeley County Council members learned of an investigation into the county's chamber of commerce Monday. (Source: Berkeley Co.) Berkeley County Council members learned of an investigation into the county's chamber of commerce Monday. (Source: Berkeley Co.)
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A Berkeley County administrator told council members Monday night a federal investigation of the county's chamber of commerce is underway. 

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Cops: Armed robber attacks veteran, takes SUV at Summerville neighborhood

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Investigators are searching for an armed robber who assaulted a veteran and stole his SUV at a neighborhood in Summerville. 

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$21.4 billion impact made by military in South Carolina Video included

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We talk a lot here about the impact our local military installations have on our community, and most recently numbers reveal our armed forces have a huge impact on those living in the Lowcountry too.

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Lawsuits dismissed in death of dog at Mt. Pleasant dog daycare Video included

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Lawsuits filed after the death of a dog at a Mt. Pleasant dog daycare have been dismissed. 

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