Smoke prompts evacuation at Goose Creek High School

Students and faculty of Goose Creek High School were evacuated Thursday morning after smoke was detected in the building.

  Caught on camera: Strong winds send restaurant workers flying into the air

Howling winds and strong rain battered Clemson on Monday evening as Esso Club employees fought the storm to try and hold down their event tent.
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  Trump says he’s again open to strengthening gun background checks

President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases after backing off of them a day earlier.

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  Dorchester District 2 parent concerned about school buses without A/C

SCDNR assisting in search for missing boaters from Florida

  Principal in Georgetown County promotes dressing for success at elementary school with ties and pearls

  Berkeley Co. School District considers demolishing some buildings and classrooms to save money

  MUSC pediatric patients getting two new therapy dogs

Patients, their families and hospital staff met on Wednesday morning at the Medical University of South Carolina to hear two new service dogs being given to the facility.
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  Nearly 30 arrested for mass shooting threats in weeks after El Paso, Dayton

Experts say unusual behaviors and direct threats are some of the red flags to look for in someone who may be planning a mass shooting.

  Armed robbery suspect at center of Goose Creek manhunt arrested, deputies say

  3 new schools open as school year begins in Charleston Co.

  Settlement reached in lawsuit claiming teacher didn’t seek medical help for student with broken arm

  ‘My son needs justice:’ Shooting victim’s family begs for leads in fatal shooting

Trio arrested after deputies find drugs, guns at Georgetown County home

  Former Colleton Co. deputy receives payout after suing for wrongful termination

Police release picture of suspect wanted for armed robbery, assault at Kingstree Dollar General

  Georgetown County School District using eLearning to prevent school makeup days during inclement weather

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  Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he’s ending presidential bid

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday night that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination.

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  Dogs Snag Series Behind Dominant Maciejewski

Smith’s Hits Historic 10th Blast to Lead Dogs to Series-Opening Win

Charleston scores 4 in the 1st to win

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DD2 teachers receive 1 percent salary increase

  Woman charged with murder after teen died in car resigns from Colleton Co. teaching job

  3 people escape house fire on Edisto Island

Man charged after pointing gun during dispute, deputies say

Taste of Charleston cancels planned return after 2-year hiatus

Taste of Charleston organizers scrapped its planned return which had been scheduled for October.
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Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported Wednesday.

  System in the Bahamas has low chance of development; chance of rain increases for Lowcountry

  After FBI raid, W. Ashley car dealership sues former employees

  Charleston Co. council passes resolution encouraging statewide hate crime bill

  James Island residents on edge after disturbing crime video surfaces