Berkeley County Council fires deputy supervisor, calls for SLED investigation

Charleston moves one step closer to plastic bag ban

Chain businesses no longer allowed on Folly Beach

Council approves first reading of proposal to repair Battery damage from Hurricane Michael

Proposed development brings up flooding concerns on James Island

SC Consumer Affairs returns millions to consumers in 2017

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  Charleston City Council passes first reading of hate crime ordinance

Goose Creek hires Georgia deputy to be new police chief

FBI investigating accuracy of possible sighting of kidnapped NC teenager in Charlotte

You Paid For It: $81.4 million travel expenses statewide

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

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’

“My party would be wise to take a step back from President Trump’s approach to politics,” Sanford concluded.

Deputies searching for man who robbed discount store

Orangeburg County deputies asked for the public’s help in a Tuesday afternoon armed robbery.

  Police looking for Georgetown man accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old girl

The incident happened in the 600 block of Church Street, according to police.

Police arrest man in connection with Summerville shooting

Police say a 22-year-old man is facing multiple charges after firing shots into a home that struck one victim.

  Shem Creek dock up for sale; Town of Mt. Pleasant to discuss dock’s future

Reward increased as search for kidnapped 13-year-old NC girl enters second week

Seventh suspect appears in court for Orangeburg County killing

Authorities investigating death of inmate at Lieber Correctional

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Campus visit begins Tuesday for CofC presidential candidates

  Search continues for missing, dead in California wildfires

More than 8,000 firefighters statewide were battling wildfires that destroyed more than 7,000 structures and killed more than 40 people, with the flames feeding on dry brush and driven by strong winds.

$100K Palmetto Cash 5 ticket sold in Lowcountry

The numbers drawn on Monday night were 4, 7, 14, 18, 29 and a power-up of 5.

Lawsuit claims Berkeley County hasn’t paid for $139K in IT software

Berkeley County returned the software in September without authorization even after county officials were told that they couldn’t return it, according to the lawsuit.

Actor John Goodman spotted at downtown Charleston restaurant

Goodman was at Sticky Fingers over the weekend.

‘I’m going to get you out:' Good Samaritan recounts saving pilot from crashed plane

The Myrtle Beach Fire Department responded after a two-person plane crashed into the ocean near Springmaid Pier, according to Lt. Jonathan Evans with Myrtle Beach Fire.

US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo’

A story of a botched assassination will be part of an epic tale told in a tightly secured New York City courtroom starting Tuesday as prosecutors and defense lawyers make their opening statements in Guzman's long-awaited U.S. trial.

Former SC Rep. Liz Patterson dies

Elizabeth “Liz” Patterson died Saturday at age 78.

Charleston to fund new drainage project in West Ashley neighborhood

The project will cost more than $500,000 and is funded through the city’s drainage fund.

Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

State law requires a machine recount in races where the margin is less than 0.5 percentage points. In the Senate race, Rick Scott's lead over incumbent Bill Nelson was 0.14 percentage points. In the governor's race, unofficial results showed GOP's Ron DeSantis ahead of Andrew Gillum by 0.41 points.

Berkeley Co. considers firing deputy supervisor, asking for spending investigation

Berkeley County Council will consider firing a deputy supervisor during a special county council meeting on Tuesday, according to an agenda posted to the county’s website on Monday.

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

It's now the deadliest blaze in state history.

Not cleaning dryer vent could be a fire hazard

Every year, thousands of house fires are started by a clothes dryer.

North Charleston, Dorchester Co. railroad crossings to close for Tuesday, Wednesday

Multiple North Charleston railroad crossings will temporarily close on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Study: Charleston businesses struggle to hire local graduates

New information from the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce shows some Charleston-area students are graduating without the skill sets to qualify for a local job.

The benefits of eating family meals together

Mealtime can do more than just a body good.According to Registered Dietician Nutritionist Debbie Petitpain, sitting down together for a meal as a family builds kids up both emotionally and socially.

Family: Man fatally shot while asleep in bed during drive-by shooting

The Dorchester Coutny Coroner’s Office identified the victim of a Sunday drive-by shooting.

City of North Charleston honors veterans at annual Veterans Day Tribute

The City of North Charleston’s annual Veteran’s Day Tribute in Park Circle attracts about 500 veterans each year for a special ceremony.

SC Aquarium holds ‘DreamNight’ event for MUSC Children’s Hospital patients

The South Carolina Aquarium held its fourth annual “DreamNight” event on Monday.

Dorchester Co. hosts annual Veterans Day ceremony

Any questions should be directed toward the Dorchester County Veterans Affairs Office at 843-832-0050.

City administrator wants Georgia deputy to be new Goose Creek police chief

A major in a sheriff’s office in Georgia will be named the new Goose Creek police chief Tuesday night.

Stan Lee, superhero creator, comic book icon, dead at 95

Stan Lee helped create most of Marvel Comics' famous characters, including Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk.

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

All 67 counties in the Sunshine State are facing a state-ordered deadline of Thursday to complete their recounts, and half had already begun by Monday.

Authorities clear Dorchester County high school following bomb threat

Authorities have cleared a Dorchester County high school following a bomb threat on Monday.

Doctor paints patient’s genitals purple as a ‘joke’

The doctor pleaded guilty to harassment but kept his medical license following the incident.

Disturbance could become Tropical Storm Patty this week

The tropics are still alive even well into November as a disturbance in the Atlantic is expected to develop into a tropical depression or the next named storm.

Why you should avoid the Secret Sister Gift Exchange on social media

The Secret Sister Gift Exchange is a popular scheme making its way around social media, but the Better Business Bureau warns to steer clear of this "illegal scam."

South Carolina-Clemson game will kickoff at 7 pm

USC-Clemson will kickoff at 7pm next Saturday

GA mom says ‘our world needs more people’ like stranger who helped with daughter’s hair

A Columbus mother was struggling with effectively styling her adopted daughter’s hair when someone she had never met before came to her rescue.

SC Red Cross volunteers deploy to CA as wildfires continue to burn

South Carolina American Red Cross volunteers have deployed to California as wildfires in the state continue to rage out of control.

‘Eat Mor Chikin!’ Study finds most in-demand food chain in SC is Chick-fil-A

If you think opening one of the most popular restaurant chains in the nation is a good idea, you aren’t alone. It’s our pleasure to tell you people who live in the Southeastern United States can’t get enough of Chick-fil-A, and many people look at that as a business opportunity.

Trial begins Tuesday for man accused of trying to kill Charleston officer in 2013

He has been awaiting trial since the incident, but was previously convicted on drug charges in June 2016.

North Charleston honoring veterans in Park Circle event Monday

The ceremony is followed by a free lunch for those who’ve served. The Charleston County School of the Arts Jazz Band will perform during the luncheon. All veterans who attend will also get a free commemorative coin.

Wildfires rage in California; 31 dead, more than 200 missing

Strong winds and low humidity are fueling three wildfires across the state of California.

Charleston church apologizes for its part in slavery

Slaves were only allowed to sit in the balcony of the church and go in the building through a side door apart from the other members

Wando High School band face off in national competition

The Wando Marching Band competed in a national band competition over the weekend. During the Band of America Grand Nationals, the Wando Warriors came in 6th place, the program’s highest finish ever.

Summerville man sentenced to life after jury finds him guilty of murder

On Sunday, a Summerville man was sentenced to life after a jury found him guilty of a 2016 murder. Joseph Lamar Brown Jr., 20, was found guilty of Murder, Burglary 1st Degree, Attempted Armed Robbery, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Violent Crime.

Deputies: Two injured in Adams Run shooting

Deputies responded to a weapons incident in Adams run Sunday night. Charleston County Deputies responded to the 9000 block of Penny Creek Road, according to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch.

Bagpipers give Veterans Day performance in Charleston

During the outdoor concert, the Charleston Pipe Band also sold poppy lapel pins long-associated with Armistice Day. The proceeds from the pins and other band merchandise sold were donated to the SC Chapter of the USO.

Veterans Day event commemorates 100th anniversary of Armistice that ended WWI

Veterans and loved ones gathered at Patriots Point to commemorate those who served in World War I on Sunday. During the Bells of Peace event, the museum rang a bell 11 times to honor and remember the 116,516 Americans who gave their lives in the war.

Man receives 17 charges related to child sex crimes

A Tennessee truck driver was charged with 17 child sex-related crimes after engaging in inappropriate conversations with South Carolina police, posing as a 14-year-old girl online. Edward Newton Bright, 60, appeared in court on Sunday where he was charged with multiple charges.

Coroner identifies two dead following murder-suicide shooting in Goose Creek

Berkeley County Coroner Office has identified the victims killed in a shooting Saturday evening. Oslen Patton was pronounced dead on the scene and his wife, 37-year-old Rashad Patton, was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Lowcountry businesses, restaurants offering special Veterans Day deals

Businesses across the Lowcountry and the nation are offering special deals and freebies to veterans leading up to Veterans Day on Sunday.

Affidavit: Man sexually assaulted coworker at Tanger Outlet

Bond has been set for a man arrested for sexually assaulting a co-worker at Tanger Outlet. On Saturday, 47-year-old Rodney Lamar Pruitt was given a bond of $250,000 after being charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to court documents.

Georgetown deputies investigate death of Hemingway man

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Hemingway man Saturday. James Edward Walker, 41, died Friday following an altercation in the Knox Swamp section of Georgetown County, according to a statement by GCSO.

Woman fakes heart attack to escape burglary, gets suspect to help call 911

An 85-year-old woman's home was invaded and she protected herself by pretending to have a heart attack.

Andrews man sentenced 30 years for arson fire that killed 12 year old

A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a fire that took the life of a 12-year-old boy. On Friday, Randy Collins, 48, was convicted by a jury of criminal conspiracy and first-degree arson.

Moratorium lifted by city, Church Creek River Basin property owners push back

The City of Charleston has lifted a moratorium that prevents new building in the Church Creek river basin. A spokesperson for the City of Charleston says that it was past time for the moratorium to be lifted, but says they are confident in their new rules.

Bishop England’s record streak of volleyball titles ends

Oceanside falls in 2-A state finals

Railroad crossings to temporarily close for repairs in N. Charleston

Multiple North Charleston railroad crossings will be temporarily closed for repairs on Monday.

Florida Sec. of State orders ballot recount in Senate, governor, cabinet races

Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, and the deeply purple state learned Saturday there will recounts in three key races.

Deputies arrest man after more than 20 vehicles broken into at Cane Bay neighborhood

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a 22-year-old man who is accused of breaking into more than 20 vehicles in Cane Bay.

Voting machines could see upgrade after complaints of old technology

After some people complained of old technology in voting machines causing problems on Election Day, the State Election Commission is asking for funding to replace the state’s current voting system.

Lowcountry high school football coverage - Week 12

Stratford at Summerville is the Live 5 Game of the Week

Report: Man killed homeless man, assaulted another after robbing both

Lowcountry investigators have arrested a man who they say robbed and killed a homeless man, and ‘badly’ assaulted and robbed another.

Punched by students, dragged by their hair: Report details a year’s worth of incidents at CCSD alternative school

Newly-released documents show 26 incidents in which staff members at a Charleston County School District alternative school were injured on school grounds.

‘Anyone else’, Bill Murray, Mickey Mouse favorites among Charleston Co. write-in voters

Don’t like anything the candidates on the ballot stand for? Writing in is always an option.

Post and Courier reporter alleges assault at Arrington election night event, police say

Earlier in the night, the MC for the event had gotten on stage at the event and made comments about “Fake News”

Police chief: Man shot by home intruder in Moncks Corner

Police say a homeowner was shot by an intruder who had broken into a house in Moncks Corner on Friday.