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Recent Articles by Danielle
2 killed in Mt. Pleasant plane crash, airport officials confirm
Charleston County airport officials have confirmed two people aboard a small plane were killed Thursday night when the plane crashed near the Mount Pleasant airport.
Danielle Seat and
Published 2h at 12:46 PM
SLED investigating early-morning officer-involved shooting in West Ashley
Agents from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division responded early Thursday morning after Charleston Police and Charleston County deputies exchanged gunfire with a suspect during a foot chase.
Live 5 Web Staff and
Published April 9, 2020 at 11:08 AM
Joint Base Charleston medical personnel now on the ground in NYC
Six Joint Base Charleston medical professionals arrived in New York City early Tuesday morning to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus.
Published April 8, 2020 at 7:29 AM
Statewide burn ban set as precaution in pandemic
The South Carolina Forestry Commission says a burning ban for all counties is now in effect.
Published April 7, 2020 at 7:41 AM
Blood center wants samples from recovered COVID-19 patients to create test
If you have tested positive for COVID 19, a Lowcountry blood collection center, Specialty Sera, needs a sample of your blood after your two weeks of isolation.
Published April 6, 2020 at 8:12 AM
North Charleston hotel offering first responders hotel discount
The North Charleston Marriott is now giving all first responders and support staff a 20% discount on rooms to show their appreciation.
Published April 3, 2020 at 7:44 AM
DD2 distance learning packets now available
Dorchester County School District 2 says parents needing to pickup distance learning packets for their children need to do so Thursday.
Published April 2, 2020 at 7:26 AM
Veterinary clinics moving to curb-side appointments to fight COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control says there is no evidence the novel coronavirus spreads through animals, but it's the person-to-person contact veterinary offices are trying to avoid.
Published April 1, 2020 at 6:39 AM
S.C. National Guard activated to deliver medical supplies
The South Carolina National Guard has focused on delivering medical supplies to hospitals across the state since being activated by Gov. Henry McMaster.
Published March 31, 2020 at 7:06 AM
Charleston’s ‘Stay at Home’ city ordinance takes effect
The city of Charleston’s “Stay at Home” ordinance is in full effect as of just past midnight Thursday morning and it will stay in place for at least two weeks.
Published March 26, 2020 at 8:16 AM
Piggly Wiggly looking to hire those hard hit by pandemic as shipments double
Many of the Piggly Wiggly stores in the Lowcountry are now looking to hire both temporary and permanent positions.
Published March 25, 2020 at 9:17 AM
East Cooper Meals on Wheels prepares to temporarily suspend most deliveries
East Cooper Meals on Wheels will distribute 3,000 meals on Tuesday, as they look to limit face-to-face interactions for both the safety of their volunteers and their recipients.
Published March 24, 2020 at 6:49 AM
S.C. gun shops report jumps in gun, ammo sales during COVID-19 pandemic
First, it was toilet paper. Now gun shops say guns and ammunition are the hot sellers as people are dealing with the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Published March 23, 2020 at 12:16 PM
Lowcountry Food Bank now offering coronavirus relief
The Lowcountry Food Bank is now distributing food in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Published March 20, 2020 at 9:59 AM
Trident United Way begins $50K COVID-19 relief fund
Trident United Way plans to donate as much at $50,000 to help the community in the wake of financial losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Published March 20, 2020 at 8:36 AM
Daycare centers remaining open despite schools being shut down
While South Carolina public schools and colleges are shut down, the governor has not yet issued a similar order for daycare centers.
Published March 19, 2020 at 7:19 AM
Charleston’s airport continues precautions to ease coronavirus anxiety
Charleston International Airport officials say they are continuing with increased cleaning to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
Published March 11, 2020 at 7:18 AM
Dorchester County to vote on new library at Ft. Dorchester High School
Dorchester County officials are set to present their plan to build a new $6-7 million library on high school property that will serve both students and the public.
Published March 9, 2020 at 7:04 AM
Summerville officials hope planned road extension will relieve Main Street traffic
They are now starting the design process in order to obtain the necessary environmental permits.
Published March 3, 2020 at 8:57 AM
Dorchester Co. officials looking to combine fire and EMS stations
Dorchester County officials are looking to combine the current EMS station with the Harlyville Fire Station
Published March 2, 2020 at 8:36 AM
Biden celebrates S.C. Democratic Primary win, Steyer drops out
Former Vice President Joe Biden declared his presidential campaign back in a big way before a throng of supporters elated with his big win in the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary.
Danielle Seat and
Published February 29, 2020 at 11:24 PM
NAN hosts Democratic candidates for Ministers Breakfast
Reverend Al Sharpton and the National Action Network hosted Democratic presidential candidates Wednesday morning in North Charleston.
Published February 26, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Georgetown looking to make $4M in stormwater improvements
The City of Georgetown is applying for a Federal Economic Development Administration Grant
Published February 20, 2020 at 9:29 AM
School in downtown Charleston may become affordable housing
On Wednesday the City of Charleston Planning commission will vote to rezone the area to make it a residential district.
Published February 19, 2020 at 8:29 AM
North Charleston to present 10-year comprehensive plan
The City of North Charleston will present a 10-year comprehensive plan on Tuesday to tackle all that comes along with growth.
Published February 18, 2020 at 8:46 AM
Homeowners say Cane Bay’s one entrance, exit becoming a safety concern
Cane Bay Boulevard will soon connect to Black Tom Road in the Cane Bay area and will be the second entrance and exit to Cane Bay Plantation.
Published February 17, 2020 at 9:12 AM
Charleston Animal Society hosting training event on animal cruelty investigations
The training is taking place through Friday at the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.
Published February 12, 2020 at 7:57 AM
City of Charleston looking to maximize grants towards affordable housing
The City of Charleston is requesting a $20 million resolution and grant agreement, which will go towards nearly 600 additional affordable housing units.
Published February 11, 2020 at 8:45 AM
New forensic evidence storage facility could be coming to Berkeley County
The Justice and Public Safety Committee will vote on a proposed new storage facility for the Berkeley County Forensic team.
Published February 10, 2020 at 6:09 AM
Dorchester Co. program allows seniors to earn back property taxes
Dorchester County is looking for residents age 60 and above for their Senior Tax Work-Off program.
Published February 7, 2020 at 8:40 AM
Charleston VA’s COVID-19 area ready for patients, pumps in only fresh air
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Summerville
Live 5 Web Staff
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MUSC Health churning out 850 coronavirus test results each day
Veterans group collecting protective equipment for medical professionals