S.C. reports 1,178 new cases of COVID-19, and 67 additional deaths

State health officials have reported 1,178 new cases of COVID-19 and 67 additional deaths in South Carolina.

  Lebanon PM to introduce bill proposing early elections amid fury over massive blast

The blast claimed at least 154 lives, wounded more than 5,000 people and laid waste to the country’s largest port and nearby areas.
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  US hiring slows in July as signs of lasting damage emerge

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is weakening hiring and the economic rebound.

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  Colleton County man’s recovery from COVID-19 called miraculous

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  Charleston police searching for missing woman last seen in West Ashley

  Police searching for missing North Charleston woman

  Judge sets bond for man accused of attempting to rob bank during bomb threat

Police say a man is in custody after reportedly threatening bank employees with a bomb.
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Remains of 9 killed in California Marine sinking recovered

The military has recovered the bodies of nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast.

  Judge declines motion to stop Isle of Palms from limiting parking

  S.C. reports 1,265 new cases of COVID-19, and 21 additional deaths

  Deputies arrest man after standoff in Dorchester County neighborhood

Deputies identify man sought in armed robbery in Dorchester County

Deputies searching for people responsible for vandalizing roads, property on Kiawah Island, Johns Island

Crosstown reopens after overturned vehicle blocked northbound lanes

  Deadlines fast approaching for Charleston Co. Schools’ free internet program

  Charleston Southern postpones start of preseason football camp

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Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

Federal prosecutors say a former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

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Accidental Tourist Li Leads at Mid-Point of PGA Championship

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/7)

Auburn and Ole Miss Added to Gamecocks’ 2020 Football Schedule

The Citadel begins fall practice with All-American RB opting out of season

Ramsey led SoCon in rushing last season

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The Citadel begins fall practice with All-American RB opting out of season

Man charged with sexual conduct with a minor arrested in Ala., extradited to Charleston Co.

Public funeral service held for Beaufort Chief of Police Matthew Clancy

  Opening date of new West Ashley library delayed

South Carolina’s 72-hour Sales Tax Holiday Weekend starts Friday

The state’s annual 72-hour Sales Tax Holiday kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday.
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  Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now

A breakdown in the talks would put at risk more than $100 billion to help reopen schools, a fresh round of $1,200 direct payments to most people and hundreds of billions of dollars for state and local governments to help them avoid furloughing workers and cutting services as tax revenues shrivel.

  Police investigating after one person shot in Summerville

  Former teacher looking close the distance in learning

SC school buses will be disinfected with electrostatic sprayers

  Consultant hired by neighbors recommends halting James Island development