Summerville YMCA uses PPP loan to survive

Billions of dollars have been approved in loans through the Paycheck Protection Program to help keep businesses open during the pandemic. While some business owners say it was not helpful to them, others credit the loan for their survival.

  ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera believed drowned in California lake

Authorities were searching the waters of a Southern California lake Thursday for “Glee” star Naya Rivera a day after her 4-year-old son was found alone on a rented boat.
  • Coronavirus

  Trump to America’s schools: Reopen or may lose federal funds

The president unleashed his threat on Twitter.


  MUSC creates new COVID-19 warning system; Lowcountry currently at ‘code orange’

  Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office identifies suspect wanted for murder of two women

  MUSC doctors working on new technology for possible ICU surge

  Police investigating after man fatally shot in Goose Creek neighborhood

  Local activists, leaders calling for safe pedestrian access on Northbridge

The Northbridge connects two heavily populated areas of the Lowcountry, West Ashley and North Charleston, but there is no safe way for a person to cross it on foot or via bike.
  • National

  CDC head sticking to school-opening guides Trump criticized

Redfield commented a day after Trump complained the reopening guidelines were “very tough and expensive."

Sheriff: Three people in custody after reported abduction at Georgetown County home

Coroner identifies man killed in Dorchester County crash

3 face charges in scuffle during protests at the Battery

Prosecutors won’t pursue charges against police, deputies in fatal May officer-involved shooting

  Investigation continuing into Don Holt crash that killed tow truck driver, injured deputy

  Hundreds of new homes headed to 3 subdivisions in Dorchester County

‘Schools should remain virtual’: S.C. for Ed disagrees with pediatric group’s push to reopen schools

Construction and tree preservation to begin on scenic Hwy. 61

  • National

No peeking, voters: Court keeps Trump taxes private for now

The Supreme Court issued a mixed verdict Thursday on demands for President Donald Trump’s financial records that will keep his tax returns, banking and other documents out of the public eye for the time being.


Ryder Cup postponed until next year at Whistling Straits

Event was scheduled to start in September


Deputies search for couple in theft of 86-year-old’s wallet

S.C. unemployment claim totals surpass 650K mark

  Developers seeking new John’s Island housing development with water access and garden amenities

  Isle of Palms seeks Greenbelt funds for new proposed boardwalk

Police close I-26 EB lanes in Charleston for collision scene mapping

Police have closed I-26 eastbound lanes just before Exit 221 for collision scene mapping. According to Charleston police, the closure is expected to last several hours.
  • Coronavirus

  US economy may be stalling out as viral outbreak worsens

The persistently elevated level of layoffs are occurring as a spike in virus cases has forced six states to reverse their move to reopen businesses.

SC senators, officials discuss reopening schools safely

  Federal boost to state unemployment benefits quickly coming to an end

Program can bring financial relief to those waiting for coronavirus test results

  BCSD re-entry task force meets to discuss new school year