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3 face charges in scuffle during protests at the Battery
Charleston Police say a total of three men have been charged in an altercation that began Sunday during simultaneous protests at the Charleston Battery.
Published July 9, 2020 at 1:54 PM
Construction and tree preservation to begin on scenic Hwy. 61
The South Carolina Department of Transportation announced Thursday it will begin construction on 14.75 miles of Highway 61 in Dorchester County to improve the road’s safety and quality.
Published July 9, 2020 at 10:26 AM
Isle of Palms seeks Greenbelt funds for new proposed boardwalk
Isle of Palms officials are seeking Charleston County funding to provide a boardwalk with better beach accessibility for people with physical challenges.
Summer Huechtker and
Published July 9, 2020 at 7:19 AM
S.C. Highway Patrol wants your vote for ‘Best Looking Cruiser'
The American Association of State Troopers is having a “Best Looking Cruiser” competition.
Published July 8, 2020 at 12:42 PM
Police arrest man in connection with machete slaying
Beaufort County deputies have arrested the man they believe is responsible for a Burton area slaying.
Published July 8, 2020 at 11:31 AM
Fifth South Carolina inmate dies of coronavirus contracted in prison
The South Carolina Department of Corrections said an inmate from MacDougall Correctional Institution died from complications of COVID-19 Tuesday.
Published July 8, 2020 at 7:37 AM
Charleston Police ask for help catching accused vandal
The Charleston Police Department says they are looking for help identifying a man responsible for numerous vandalisms to vehicles in the 40 block of John Street.
Published July 7, 2020 at 1:07 PM
One dead in early-morning Dorchester County shooting
Dorchester County deputies are investigating an incident near a North Charleston town home.
Published July 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
Mount Pleasant Recreation Department opens registration for fall sports
Mount Pleasant officials say they are opening registration for several recreational sports leagues amid coronavirus worries.
Michal Higdon and
Published July 7, 2020 at 8:18 AM
Charleston County seeking public input on James Island intersection improvements
Officials have asked for the public’s opinion on which of three intersection designs they would prefer at a dangerous James Island two-way stop.
Danielle Seat and
Published July 7, 2020 at 7:08 AM
Woman arrested for vehicle theft with victim’s dog inside
Charleston police have arrested a woman for stealing a running vehicle that contained the victim’s dog from outside a hospital trauma room entrance.
Published July 6, 2020 at 11:42 AM
AME Church to host free COVID-19 testing across S.C. this week
The African Methodist Episcopal Church will host a series of free COVID-19 testing sites in South Carolina, including Hemingway, Walterboro and Charleston.
Published July 6, 2020 at 10:49 AM
Hwy. 170 reopens after tractor trailer crash
The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says there has been a crash near the Burton intersection of Savanah Highway and Highway 170 Monday morning.
Published July 6, 2020 at 8:25 AM
Firefighters battle early morning house fire
Midway Fire Rescue says the responded to a house fire on Pawley’s Island early Monday morning.
Published July 6, 2020 at 5:51 AM
Judge sets $1 million bond for man charged with criminal sexual conduct with minor
The Charleston Police Department has arrested a man for six sexually related charges pertaining to a minor under 16 years old.
Published July 3, 2020 at 12:30 PM
Firefighters urge fireworks safety this Fourth of July
The North Charleston Fire Department is reminding the community of safety tips and laws regarding fireworks this Independence Day.
Published July 3, 2020 at 11:05 AM
SC Organ and Tissue Donor Program is bringing new HQ to Charleston
South Carolina’s Organ and Tissue Donor Program is building a new two-story headquarters and memorial to donors in West Ashley.
Summer Huechtker and
Published July 3, 2020 at 7:20 AM
Folly Beach leaders pass new 9 p.m. noise ordinance
Folly Beach officials have passed an ordinance on Thursday that requires businesses to end all music by 9 p.m. which includes live entertainment.
Riley Bean and
Published July 2, 2020 at 5:12 PM
One wounded and several vehicles damaged in North Charleston shooting
A shooting in a North Charleston neighborhood leaves one woman wounded and several cars littered with bullet holes.
Published July 2, 2020 at 11:54 AM
Williamsburg Civil, Magistrate and Family Courts close due to deputies’ positive COVID-19 tests
Williamsburg County will be suspending their civil courts because several deputies have been hospitalized for coronavirus.
Published July 2, 2020 at 9:31 AM
Police seek help identifying alleged shoplifter
The Walterboro Police Department is asking for help identifying a woman accused of shoplifting caught on security footage.
Published July 1, 2020 at 10:05 AM
Dorchester District 2 hammers out strategies for 2020-2021 school year
In light of school starting back next month, Dorchester District Two is creating a district task force for help with COVID related challenges.
Summer Huechtker and
Published July 1, 2020 at 7:18 AM
Man arrested for attempted murder in North Charleston
North Charleston police arrested a man accused of firing shots at another man in a possible dispute involving two women.
Published June 30, 2020 at 2:15 PM
Reunion: Cat returned to owner after 2 years
A Dorchester County animal shelter reconnects a cat and its owner after two years apart.
Published June 30, 2020 at 1:01 PM
Firefighters extinguish Awendaw house fire
The Awendaw-McClellenville Fire Department says one person is in the hospital after a house fire in Awendaw.
Published June 30, 2020 at 12:04 PM
Deputies investigate theft of fishing equipment
The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft from a boat docked on Kiawah Island.
Published June 30, 2020 at 9:16 AM
Police: Inmate recaptured in Walterboro faces new charge after escape
An inmate who deputies say escaped the Colleton County jail is facing an additional felony charge.
Sydney Pendrick and
Published June 29, 2020 at 1:12 PM
DHEC announces new list of mobile COVID testing sites this week
The Department of Health and Environmental Control says The Family Health Center will be hosting COVID-19 tests this week at various locations around the Charleston area.
Published June 29, 2020 at 12:03 PM
North Charleston to distribute free face masks Tuesday
The City of North Charleston has announced that they will be distributing free face masks in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Lowcountry.
Published June 29, 2020 at 11:55 AM
FIRST ALERT: Crash involving two 18-wheelers blocks lane on I-526 West
The Mount Pleasant Police Department has just announced that there is a large collision on I-526 West near Long Point Road, heading toward the Wando Bridge.
Published June 29, 2020 at 11:13 AM
Summerville YMCA uses PPP loan to survive
Some SC law enforcement agencies fail to report and prosecute officers for misconduct allegations
Town of Summerville extends face mask ordinance through August 13
Charleston County Schools giving parents a choice: virtual or in-person. But, there’s a deadline.
1,723 new cases of COVID-19, and 22 additional deaths in South Carolina