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TAKE A STAND: Gray Television
You’ve probably noticed a new logo at the end of our newscasts.
Published January 11, 2019 at 4:28 PM
TAKE A STAND: National Champions
The Clemson Tigers have made history. The first undefeated 15-and-0 college football team to win the national championship in more than 100 years.
Published January 8, 2019 at 8:24 PM
TAKE A STAND: President George H.W. Bush
Anytime a former U.S. president passes away, despite our political beliefs, it’s sad, solemn and somber.
Published December 5, 2018 at 4:00 PM
TAKE A STAND: 2018 General Election
The general election 2018 is history and what a day it was.
Published November 7, 2018 at 4:51 PM
TAKE A STAND: Hurricane Florence
Hurricane Florence was a weird storm. We all braced for the worst and nervously watched when it appeared Florence might strengthen to a Category 5 before landfall.
Published September 19, 2018 at 9:07 AM
TAKE A STAND: Best and Worst Economies
There's good news and not so good economic news for South Carolina.
Published August 30, 2018 at 5:00 PM
TAKE A STAND: The I-26 Pig
The drama of what's become known as the I-26 pig shutdown has captured a lot of attention.
Published August 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM
TAKE A STAND: MUSC is #1
Just like the city of Charleston being named best city in America again and again, the good news continues to roll in for the Medical University of South Carolina.
Published August 21, 2018 at 5:06 PM
TAKE A STAND: SC Electricity Rates
The seemingly never-ending saga of the failed V.C. Summer nuclear power plant and who pays for it is like the Energizer bunny. It just keeps going.
Published August 16, 2018 at 5:10 PM
TAKE A STAND: Mega Millions Mania
There's a lot of excitement leading up to Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing.
Published July 24, 2018 at 5:00 PM
TAKE A STAND: SCDNR Hero
On a normal day, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources job is to regulate hunting, fishing and boating. One day last week was not a normal day.
Published July 19, 2018 at 5:48 PM
TAKE A STAND: Impaired Drivers
The numbers are staggering: Every day in our country, 29 people die in vehicle crashes that involve a driver under the influence of alcohol.
Published July 17, 2018 at 4:00 PM
TAKE A STAND: Cave Rescue
We all breathed a collective sigh of relief when news came that all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand.
Published July 11, 2018 at 5:39 PM
TAKE A STAND: Independence Day
What would our founding fathers say about how we're doing in 2018? Some say they wouldn't be happy, but I'm not so sure.
Published July 4, 2018 at 6:00 AM
TAKE A STAND: U.S.-North Korea
Details are few and there are still a lot of questions, but there's no doubt the summit in Singapore with President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was historic.
Published June 14, 2018 at 4:26 PM
TAKE A STAND: SC Primary Election
South Carolina politics is like baseball: It ain't over till it's over.
Published June 13, 2018 at 4:00 PM
TAKE A STAND: Thank You!
After months of work, Live 5's broadcast tower and transmitter work is finished.
Published June 5, 2018 at 4:36 PM
TAKE A STAND: Rescan Reminder
After months of work and upgrades, Live 5 is finishing up the project at our tower.
Published May 31, 2018 at 4:17 PM
TAKE A STAND: SC Journalists Killed
The deaths of two South Carolina broadcasters are tragic and heartbreaking.
Published May 28, 2018 at 11:06 AM
TAKE A STAND: Trailblaze Challenge
It's heartbreaking and scary when a child is sick, even more so when it's a life-threatening illness.
Published May 17, 2018 at 5:01 PM
TAKE A STAND: Wando Bridge
A snapped cable inside the structure of Wando Bridge is scary.
Published May 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM
TAKE A STAND: I-526 Completion
The on-again-off-again I-526 extension project is off again, for now.
Published May 8, 2018 at 11:04 AM
TAKE A STAND: Plan to Rescan
If you watch Live 5 for free with an antenna, you need to make a plan to rescan.
Published April 27, 2018 at 9:07 AM
TAKE A STAND: Deadly Prison Riot
Seven dead, 22 hurt. It's being called a "mass casualty event" at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville. It was more like a massacre.
Published April 19, 2018 at 4:15 PM
TAKE A STAND: EPA Ethics
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is set to announce a reversal of tough standards for greenhouse gas emissions and auto fuel economy.
Published April 3, 2018 at 5:48 PM
TAKE A STAND: Palmetto Pride
Three South Carolina teams made our state proud during March Madness.
Published March 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM
TAKE A STAND: Facebook
News that Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologized and agreed to testify before Congress is interesting.
Published March 28, 2018 at 5:30 PM
TAKE A STAND: USS Ralph Johnson
A new Navy destroyer has arrived in the Lowcountry. It's a modern and sophisticated destroyer named after a Charleston native.
Published March 23, 2018 at 11:15 PM
TAKE A STAND: Austin Bombings
Five bombs in three weeks. Two dead and five injured. It's unsettling and downright scary.
Published March 20, 2018 at 4:56 PM
TAKE A STAND: Florida School Shooting
Another mass shooting. Another tragedy. The headlines have been horrifying.
Published February 22, 2018 at 12:34 PM
New ordinance could ban drinking at public boat landings
Authorities: 3 taken to hospital following crash in Awendaw area
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Berkeley Co. special election Tuesday set to fill late councilman’s seat
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Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (6/24)