Firefighters: Commercial building fire extinguished in North Charleston

The North Charleston Fire Department says they have contained a fire that broke out in a laundry facility dryer.

  US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

The Labor Department said applications fell to 963,000, the second straight drop, from 1.2 million the previous week.
  • Coronavirus

  US enters deal for 100 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna

The vaccine is still in clinical trials and has not been approved by the FDA but is already being manufactured, so if it is approved, it can be rolled out quickly.

TOP STORIES

S.C. sets new low in initial unemployment claims since pandemic began

  New outdoor fitness area coming to Sullivan’s Island

  Approval meeting scheduled for new pharmacy coming to East Bay and Calhoun

A crash on I-26 near Aviation Avenue has two left eastbound lanes blocked, expect delays

  Isle of Palms Mayor looks to ease parking restrictions

Leaders on the Isle of Palms say they might be easing up their parking restrictions following Thursday’s Emergency Council meeting.
  • National

Man allegedly lured into Wash. woods to die survives thanks to dog

Deputies say they arrested the victim's neighbor based on statements and “the fact that there is no way he could have physically gotten down through the woods and the swamp on his own.”

  Community activists want county employee fired for displaying noose

  Proposal to widen Hwy. 41 receives push-back from Phillips Community

  S.C. Aquarium confirms nearly 2 dozen layoffs

Authorities release report on deadly 2018 plane crash off Charleston coast

City tourism committee approves new law for hitching, unhitching carriage horses

  COVID-19 and the Cafeteria: School districts release fall safety plans

Goose Creek man faces 10 charges related to sexual exploitation of minors

  Charleston Co. parents may not learn if their child can return until within a week of school’s start

  • National

Funeral home delivered wrong body in casket to memorial, Houston family says

The family says the funeral home refunded their money after the incident, but they plan on filing a lawsuit.

SPORTS

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/12)

No roars at Augusta as Masters to be played without fans

Big South Conference Delays Fall Seasons; Targets Spring

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/11)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/10)

Smoak goes hitless in loss

MORE TOP STORIES

  State epidemiologist on newest COVID-19 numbers: ‘Wearing face masks works’

  Town councilman resigns after post of Hillary Clinton in blackface

  Suspect and K-9 die after ‘ambush’ shooting in S.C. parking lot, sheriff says

  Gov. McMaster announces plans for delivery of PPE equipment for schools

  Police make arrest in Monday night Mt. Pleasant carjacking

Police say the man they identified as a suspect in a Monday night carjacking along Highway 17 is in custody.
  • National

How Biden chose Harris: Inside his search for a running mate

Forces in the country, and within the Democratic Party, were indeed pushing Biden toward a history-making pick.

  Palmetto Project helping people navigate unemployment insurance process

  Charleston County Library, officials look to close rural ‘digital deserts’

Lidl grocery store could come to North Charleston

Police searching for missing Charleston man