Elderly couple rescued by good Samaritans after car crashes into canal

Police say the couple were involved in a minor accident with two other cars, which sent them careening through a fence and into the canal.
  • National

High schooler accused of faking kidnapping during Zoom class

The principal called the prank a “serious incident” and asked parents to talk with their children about “appropriate behavior” during virtual learning.

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Authorities break up large party with ‘thousands of students’ in Columbia

Charleston Co. School District to provide more free meals to students

  Troopers release surveillance pics of SUV in fatal hit-and-run

  Live 5 Investigates: Charleston Police turn mistakes during riot into lessons learned

Rare white sea turtle found on Kiawah Island

Sea turtles with leucism typically have a hard time surviving because of a lack of camouflage.
  • Coronavirus

  Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Republicans are reconvening the Senate this week to vote on a virus proposal, but it’s a bill that failed once before, and that Trump himself now derides as too puny.

  Dorchester District 2 uses tax increase to fund technology, new school

  TROPICS: Tropical Storm Epsilon could be hurricane when it reaches Bermuda

Missing Sumter man last seen Friday, police say

Deputies arrest man for violating bond after shooting

  Dorchester District 2 to hold virtual classes on Election Day

  Crews to start demolition of John C. Calhoun statue base next week

  S.C. reports 539 new cases of COVID-19, 11 additional deaths

  Coroner identifies pedestrian killed crash near Kiawah Island

  • National

What you need to know about herd immunity

Up to this point, more than 200,000 people have died in the United States and not even 10% of the population has been infected.

SPORTS

Lowcountry High School Football Schedule (10/23)

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson poised for long stay at 1

Coastal Carolina comes in at #25

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Man sentenced to 40 years in deadly 2018 shooting

SCHP: One dead after collision with 18-wheeler on I-95

Parent Survival Guide: Online Tutoring Help for your Child

Dominion Energy: Power outage at James Island apartments, businesses

Health Care Professionals Urge Regularly Scheduled Mammograms During Pandemic

We have a few weeks left in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and medical officials want to use that time to make sure you’re aware of the importance of mammograms.
  • Coronavirus

  Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide passes 40 million; new strategies target hot spots

Authorities are trying to avoid a dreaded resurgence of illness and deaths, this time with economies weakened from earlier lockdowns and populations chafing at the idea of renewed restrictions.

Harrison votes early in Columbia, discusses early voting process

Woman charged after 5-year-old girl tests positive for heroin, police say

  Mount Pleasant Way looking for final public input

Applications now open for SC minority & small business, plus nonprofit grants