"There's always been fights in schools," Lt. Kathi Love, Student Resource Officer supervisor with North Charleston Police said. "It's just now we have social media that we're getting it instantaneously." School fights caught on camera sparked attention this year, prompting questions over how
A North Charleston high school is one of only six selected from S.C. schools to receive $50,000 in state funding and launch an aerospace engineering program. 100 students at R.B. Stall High School will be part of the program, set to launch next fall and dedicated to giving students an early exposure and foundation to ae
Drivers across the Lowcountry are reacting to news of the legislature's passage of a new roads funding bill—and gax tax increase. "It was at four dollars a couple of years ago and we kept driving then," Jason, a West Ashley resident, said. "So a few cents to help the roadways and k
Grassroots group Mt. Pleasant United delivered a petition containing nearly ten thousand signatures to Mt. Pleasant Town Hall Monday in hopes of letting voters decide whether the town should change to single-member district elections. Currently, the town's eight council members are elected "at large,?
Charleston County Waterparks are preparing to open its three water parks Saturday, running weekend hours until early June. "Thousands of people come through our gates so our lifeguards have a very busy job keeping in charge of all of our visitors," Sarah Reynolds with Charleston County Parks said. R
Local business leaders, R.B. Stall High School administrators and Charleston County School District officials will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for Mickey's House, a home for homeless students attending R.B. Stall High School.
North Charleston Fire Department joined city police Friday in an active shooter drill, also a trial run for the departments' new protective gear. In August 2016, North Charleston City Council approved the purchase of more than 420 body armor vests for both departments' use. 100 vests are dedicated for the F
A multimillion dollar investment is coming to North Charleston as the city welcomes logistics company Mid-States Packaging which will launch new operations in Charleston county. "We are sincerely grateful for Mid-States Packaging investing in our city, bringing jobs and a sizeable capital investment that wil
Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is cracking down on littering this week, part of a special zero enforcement campaign with Palmetto Pride. Deputies will be monitoring roadways from Monday, April 17 until Saturday, April 22 on the lookout for uncovered truck loads and people who litter. Accordi
The oldest NAACP branch in South Carolina commemorates 100 years today, marking the occasion with celebration and a call to younger generations. "We're so cognizant of the fact that we stand on the shoulders of folks who were here prior to us and allow us to stand here before you for a one-hundred-year c
Folly Beach leaders are holding a special workshop Tuesday to explore possible regulations for fitness and yoga lessons on the beach. While Folly Beach does allow limited activity on the beach for residents and visitors, city documents indicate there have been an increase number of requests by businesses to offer
A group of local volunteers is hoping to give local kids in need an extra special Easter. Nicole McKnight has been organizing Easter basket donations to deliver to children at One80 Place and My Sister's House shelters. Local donations have allowed the group to prep more than twenty baskets over the past wee
Berkeley County could soon launch a major fundraising campaign to raise money towards re-opening Cypress Gardens. Cypress Gardens closed indefinitely in Oct. 2015, following extensive damage from the 1000-year flood. The attraction, which includes boat rides on a black swamp and a butterfly house, has
Folly Beach's longest running event kicks off Friday with new rules in place following fallout from Folly Gras 2017. City council held a special meeting after more than 10,000 people attended Folly Gras, organized by the Folly Associated of Business, in late February. According to Public Safety Officials, more tha
Investigators with Charleston Police are asking for the public's help in identifying shoplifting suspects caught on camera at a retail store in downtown Charleston. According to police, the theft occurred Tuesday between 103 p.m. and 117 p.m. at the House of Sage located on 51 George St. Police said seven
Charleston County Sheriff's Office is pursuing federal grant money to supplement ongoing anti-terrorism efforts in the region. According to Sheriff Al Cannon, the office is seeking more than $134,000 from the Homeland Security grant Program to purchase a nano x-ray kit to aid the bomb squad as well as p
Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center is planning a Mt. Pleasant expansion, anticipating the need for child abuse services to double over the next twenty years. The center, which has served 26,000 children and families since its inception, currently operates in downtown Charleston on King St. "