Police: How to prevent porch thefts this holiday season

With the holiday season approaching, the Mount Pleasant Police Department is sharing tips on how to prevent porch thefts.

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

In normal times, Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, drawing millions of shoppers eager to get started on their holiday spending.
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Holiday nostalgia could boost mental health amid COVID-19

Celebrating the holidays this year could be a much-needed mental health boost, even if they don't look much like the celebrations of the past.

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  Police: Driver captured after setting car on fire during chase, knocking police officer over

  Police: Hanahan man partially severs parents’ arms in machete attack on Thanksgiving Day

  Police: Three arrested for vandalizing downtown Charleston church

  Brookgreen Gardens annual Nights of a Thousand Candles

  Lowcountry shops look to Small Business Saturday for a boost during pandemic

The day, which always falls on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, is dedicated to supporting small businesses in communities across the country.
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Female soccer player poised to play for Vandy’s football team

“Let’s make history,” senior Sarah Fuller wrote Friday on Twitter with a photo of herself wearing a football jersey with a soccer ball between her feet while holding a football in her hands.

Crews clear accident on I-26 eastbound in Berkeley County

S.C. reports 1,777 new COVID-19 cases, 28 deaths

Lowcountry towns decide whether to host Christmas parades

Rapid COVID-19 testing coming to Charleston Airport

Deputies seek help finding suspect in Hollywood shooting

#OptOutside: Free admission offered at all S.C. State Parks on Friday

Police arrest one man accused of kidnapping two people at Myrtle Beach hotel

South Carolina teenage student athlete needs a kidney

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  US colleges mull new virus protocols for students’ return

The coronavirus presented huge challenges for the fall semester for U.S. colleges that opened the academic year with in-person learning, including some that took a battering from outbreaks.

SPORTS

Bucs’ comeback bid falls short Friday to Eastern Kentucky

Simms, Clemson beat Purdue 81-70, win Space Coast Challenge

Daniels scores 29, leads NC State over Charleston Southern

Clemson beats Mississippi St. 53-42 in Space Coast Challenge

Freshmen lead No. 16 UNC past College of Charleston 79-60

Galloway has 15 for Cougars in loss

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  Tanger Outlets open for Black Friday shoppers

  Crews put out North Charleston apartment fire

  Berkeley Chamber of Commerce encourages ‘Buy Local/Support Local’

Columbia VA takes part in COVID vaccine trial

Police: 1 arrested, 2 hospitalized after Hanahan domestic incident

Hanahan Police say one person was arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with a domestic incident that sent two to the hospital.
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus times

Instead of the usual path through Manhattan, this year’s parade was kept to the area in front of Macy’s flagship store and aimed at a television audience instead of live crowds.

  Pandemic kept some stores from opening on Thanksgiving Day

Girl, 7 dies in South Carolina fire; 2 firefighters hurt

  Worker shortage provides chance to increase racial diversity in workforce

  MUSC may start offering rapid COVID-19 testing at Charleston Airport next week