Mark Sanford, a former governor and congressman for South Carolina, is the third Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party’s presidential nomination. However, many consider his campaign a longshot as GOP committees in several states forgo 2020 primaries.
As Hurricane Dorian approaches, Crosstowne Church members have prepared, yet again, for potential flood damage at their house of worship off Bees Ferry Road. But all may not be lost. Leaders hope to learn from the storm’s impacts in the Church Creek basin.“For us it will be number four but for the
Months after the state rolled out its new, centralized child support system in the Lowcountry, some parents are complaining about issues with their payments. South Carolina’s new child support system has battled delays for decades but is finally operational statewide. The Palmetto State is the las
One state senator believes there needs to be a law that covers threats against all public buildings and spaces, including churches and public parks.The broader approach of S.276 would give law enforcement more authority over those who threaten violence.
The next time Berkeley County students miss school because of the weather, they may not have to attend class to make it up. The Berkeley County School district has been selected to pilot the state’s eLearning program.
Just days before a Berkeley County teacher was out of a job and accused of being drunk at a high school, the district’s board approved a contract for more than $100,000 to randomly test its employees for drugs and alcohol.
For the past three years, the Mount Pleasant Police Department has seen a steady increase in overdose calls and deaths, and officials believe a new program is helping them address their piece of the opioid epidemic.
Recently-released data showed Charleston County, on average, gave out more pain pills than anywhere else in the country from 2006 to 2012. However, more recent statistics show an improving trend with opioid prescriptions across the Palmetto State.
Federal authorities are investigating a drug trafficking organization in the Lowcountry that’s using the mail system to distribute cocaine, marijuana and drug money, according to a search warrant application.
City of Charleston voters could see a question on this November’s ballot about a proposed ordinance some say would increase flood protection and lower flood insurance rates. However, not all local leaders are on board with the proposed plan and want to see it changed.
Berkeley County leaders are working towards creating a mental health court to address what they say is a growing need. It’s an effort to keep non-violent offenders who are suffering from mental illnesses out of the county’s already overcrowded jail.
A community group is fighting for the protection of Gadsden Creek in downtown Charleston. The group “Friends of Gadsden Creek” argues the area is in jeopardy of being eliminated by new development plans for WestEdge.
A federal lawsuit is calling for change within the Goose Creek Police Department after a woman was hurt during a police chase that reached speeds up to 99 miles per hour in Berkeley County. It happened on June 21, 2017, as Joann Butler was sitting in her car.