A high-profile, wrongful death attorney has been enlisted to help the family of Kadie Major seek justice for her death. Major died on Jan. 17, 2008 when she was hit by a train in Moncks Corner. Major, 26, was pregnant at the time, and her 10-month-old daughter, River Lynn, was found drowned.
Popular websites for wedding resources, like The Knot and Pinterest, have come under fire for the way they promote former slave plantations as wedding venues. Changes are now underway, but several Lowcountry plantations have been reluctant to respond.
Narcan is considered a life-saving drug in the ongoing opioid epidemic, but if law enforcement agencies in South Carolina are not reporting when they use it, the medication may not be on hand when it’s needed the most.
“Art meets education” in a new film that premiered Sunday night at the American Theater in downtown Charleston.Ocean Boulevard is set in Myrtle Beach and focuses on the opioid epidemic that has gripped every corner of the state.
The South Carolina National Guard is working to expand its footprint in the Lowcountry. Design and construction of a new readiness center aboard Joint Base Charleston is set to start by the end of 2019. Leaders say it’s a needed investment to upgrade the guard’s aging infrastructure.
One year since its inception, the First Step Program in Mount Pleasant is saving lives.It’s the first in the state to put Narcan in the hands of the community and approach the opioid epidemic with a unique and multi-faceted community response.
An initiative to fight the opioid epidemic at the Mount Pleasant Police Department has been expanded to other parts of the Lowcountry.The North Charleston Police Department has adopted the Paths to Recovery.