Officials narrowing down Lowcountry Rapid Transit station locations

Tri-County governments are joining together for the Lowcountry Rapid Transit bus system.

Blood donors to receive free COVID-19 antibody test and car services at Crews Chevrolet

James Island Council to discuss mask ordinance on Monday

Grand Strand nonprofit hosting post-holiday beach cleanup

Dedication ceremony planned for new Yemassee mural

Firefighters urge fireworks safety this Fourth of July

SC celebrates the 4th of July with patriotic ‘Salute From the Shore’ flyover

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  Review committee to discuss phase 2 construction of downtown development

Reunion: Cat returned to owner after 2 years

Hilton Head Island council votes ‘yes’ on ordinance requiring face masks

  Berkeley County Landfill could soon nearly double in size

  Trident United Way tracks jump in calls for utility bill help

North Charleston to announce face mask distribution initiative

Chris Singleton postpones book signing due to spike in COVID-19

Singleton’s book, “Different: A Story About Loving Your Neighbor,” is dedicated to his late mother, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton who was killed along with eight others at the Mother Emanuel AME shooting five years ago.

City of Beaufort to consider mask requirement in public buildings

If passed, the ordinance will become effective on Monday at 11:59 p.m.

Free national teen defensive driving school in Charleston this weekend

The weekend’s sessions are being sponsored by local Charleston-area Allstate agents in tribute to the memory of Tripp Rabon, son of fellow agent Sandra Rabon, who lost his life in a car crash in 2015.

  City of Charleston applies for grants to help women and minority owned businesses

The City of Charleston is working to help women and minority business owners hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic.

  Wednesday night prayer service brings churches together after Calhoun statue’s removal

Charleston’s Design Review Board to discuss new garage, development

Study ranks South Carolina in top 10 most patriotic states

  New expansion could come to John’s Island Park

  Berkeley Co. residents can visit Cypress Gardens free on Saturday

  Time running out to comment on Army Corps’ Charleston flood risk study

MUSC offers free walk-up COVID-19 testing site Friday

The Medical University of South Carolina will open a mobile COVID-19 walk-up and drive-through specimen collection site in Goose Creek on Thursday and Friday.

  Lexington police chief, pastor have open conversation about race

Chief Terrence Green offered a unique perspective, referring to himself as both black and blue.

  11-hour power outage scheduled for Dunes West community

Dominion Energy announced a planned power outage they say will impact approximately 100 customers in the Dunes West area Wednesday.

Charleston Wine + Food calls for removal of Calhoun statue

Charleston Wine + Food has called for the removal of the John C. Calhoun Monument located in Marion Square and will cease use of the space to host events until the monument has been removed.

Columbia 5th grader raises $1,500 for Black Lives Matter through lemonade stand

Nine-year-old Dylan Cabe said he saw the protests happening and wanted to help.

  Hundreds of people march across Ravenel Bridge for planned protest

It was the ninth consecutive day of protest in the Charleston area calling for justice following the death of George Floyd.

No curfew planned for City of Charleston on Saturday

City officials say they will continue to monitor the situation throughout the day, and are prepared to take additional actions if circumstances change.

Lowcountry photographer offers free prom photo shoots

Jason Cordes Photography, Karolina Kreations by Doreen Scott, Michelle Summers with Your Signature Hall & Events came together with a few more businesses to present “The Ultimate 2020 Prom Photo Shoot!”

Charleston waives building permit fees related to repairs following riots

Several businesses in downtown Charleston were impacted by the riots over the death of George Floyd.

March to North Charleston City Hall followed by a rally planned for Saturday

Pastor Thomas Dixon is hosting what he’s calling “The March Toward Hope” followed immediately by the “Say Their Names!” Rally at North Charleston City Hall.

Gov. McMaster: 'Law enforcement is activated, on alert and ready’

The media briefing will happen at 1:00 p.m. at the South Carolina Emergency Operations Center in West Columbia.

  Charleston mayor, police chief warn a second night of rioting won’t be tolerated

Charleston’s mayor and police chief are defending the city’s response to Saturday night’s riots downtown as they urge people to clear the peninsula by 6 p.m.

Peaceful protesting at Walmart in Summerville

The crowd is seen holding up signs stating, “No Justice, No Peace” and “I can’t breathe.”

City of Charleston approves emergency curfew, requests National Guard assistance after overnight riots

The City of Charleston added an emergency ordinance to their agenda calling for a curfew between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on the peninsula.

Charleston area state legislators to hold news conference after overnight riots

Senator Marlon Kimpson of District 42 said in a tweet state legislators will meet in front of the Morris Brown AME Church at 10 a.m. on Morris Street.

Charleston Councilmember announces clean up at Marion Square for Sunday morning

Harry Joseph Griffin, Charleston Councilmember for District Ten, took to his Facebook and posted, “We will meet at Marion Square tomorrow at 8 am to clean our City.”

  Overnight curfew ends in Charleston County following George Floyd protests

The chairman of Charleston County Council issued a curfew that takes effect at 11 p.m. Saturday night after hours of protests over the death of a man who died this week while in Minneapolis Police custody.

Charleston ranked in the top 10 cities for summer staycations

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 15 key metrics to determine the best places for a fun-filled yet wallet-friendly staycation.

Cane Bay Elementary lottery registration being held Monday

Names will be drawn over Facebook live on the Cane Bay Elementary school’s Facebook page at 10 a.m. to decide where each student will be zoned next year

SC Veterans Affairs Office participates in national #GoSilent event

This Memorial Day, South Carolina Veterans’ Affairs Office will have a moment of silence to honor fallen soldiers.

Lowcountry Chick-Fil-A location honors its 2020 graduates

Chick-Fil-A of Moncks Corner is paying tribute to their graduating team members with a special display in their drive thru this week.

Orangeburg County sheriff praises community after missing man found

A Barnwell man who disappeared in Orangeburg County has been found and is being checked out for any injuries, the sheriff says.

For first time in 2 years, Dorchester Paws empties shelter

A weekend adoption event helped find homes for every dog being housed in the Dorchester Paws shelter.

  Anglican church in West Ashley resumes in-person service with new safety protocols

Some churches in the Lowcountry are beginning to hold in person services during the coronavirus pandemic while others have decided to wait.

Harris Teeter announces free COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites

Harris Teeter announced it will partner with Kroger Health and The Little Clinic to offer free COVID-19 tests for qualifying individuals in the Carolinas.

Darius Rucker spreads message of hope, encouragement amid virus outbreak

Country star Darius Rucker is offering words of hope and encouragement to fellow South Carolinians amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Lowcountry nonprofit to distribute free food in North Charleston Saturday morning

A lowcountry nonprofit will distribute wholesome food to the local community for free on Saturday morning.

Live 5 Facebook Town Hall: I survived Covid-19

Their symptoms included headache, fatigue, high fever, severe cough, severe diarrhea and shortness of breath. One had to be hospitalized, while others battled the disease from home.

  NFL Player, North Charleston native sponsoring food giveaway

When Fort Dorchester alum Carlos Dunlap realized he would not be able to host his annual youth football camp because of the pandemic, he decided he still wanted to give back to the community.

Community invited to pay final respects to civil rights leader and AME Bishop Zedekiah L. Grady

Bishop Z.L. Grady was 89 years old and is survived by his wife, children and other loved ones.

American Red Cross assisting family in Dorchester County after house fire

American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home was damaged by a fire on Saturday in Dorchester County.

Goose Creek Police Department introduces K9, Bonnie

The Goose Creek Police has introduced their newest K9 to their department on Saturday.

Berkeley Co. hosting blood drive as coronavirus causes blood shortage

The blood drive will be in the Assembly Room at the Berkeley County Administration Building, 1003 Highway 52, Moncks Corner, on Tuesday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

‘We’re all stuck in our homes’: Surfside Beach entertainer holds front porch concert for neighbors

TJ Walsh usually performs around Surfside Beach, but instead, he did it all in his front yard.

  Red Cross still helping S.C. tornado victims despite pandemic

More than 300 people lost their homes in the recent tornadoes, and the Red Cross is still working to get them back on their feet.

  New program encourages people to donate food to frontline workers

A North Charleston business started a program to help ease the stress for frontline workers across the Charleston area.

  Darius Rucker donates $50K to Lowcountry Food Bank, issues giving challenge

GRAMMY Award-Winning musician Darius Rucker made an appearance during the "Singing for their Supper" broadcast Saturday night.

Charleston Police Department resuming hospital staff appreciation display

Charleston Police Department is resuming the Hospital Staff Appreciation Display beginning on Monday.

Moncks Corner church giving out food, other supplies to those in need on Saturday

A Moncks Corner church is giving out 40,000 pounds of food and other supplies to Tri-County families in need Saturday morning.

  Lowcountry Food Bank relief drive raises more than triple the goal, but there’s still time to help

A 24-hour fundraising drive for the Lowcountry Food Bank brought in donations totaling almost three times the goal.

  Lowcountry Strong: Church to distribute food, supplies to people in need

A Moncks Corner church will give out 40,000 pounds of food and other supplies to Tri-County families Saturday morning.

Lowcountry Food Bank unites broadcasters for 24-hour relief fund drive

Nine television and radio broadcasters, including WCSC-TV, are working together Thursday to meet a $50,000 fundraising goal for the Lowcountry Food Bank.

NICU team celebrates Easter at Summerville Medical Center

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Summerville Medical Center shared photos of its teams and babies celebrating Easter.

Lowcountry Food Bank fundraises to meet increased demand during coronavirus pandemic

The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) says it’s seen a 379 percent increase in the number of people who need emergency food assistance since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Summerville Medical Center to give Easter onesies to newborn babies

Officials with Summerville Medical Center shared photos of the new special onesie that will be given to newborn babies on Easter Sunday.

The town of Summerville and Dorchester County to hold heroes parade Saturday

The town of Summerville and Dorchester County will hold a heroes parade on Saturday afternoon to thank those working on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.

Charleston County deputies read for children virtually Saturday night

Charleston County deputies are doing a virtual story time on Saturday night while families are home due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Local leaders comment on request for more COVID-19 testing in African American community

Data released by Mecklenburg County Friday shows that roughly 50 percent of the people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the county are black.

  Lowcountry Strong: Sewing headbands, spreading ‘sunshine’ to help healthcare workers

A Mount Pleasant woman is sewing headbands with buttons on the side to help nurses and doctors in the Charleston area.

Mt. Pleasant school community providing meals for local healthcare workers

East Cooper Montessori Charter School is partnering with Coastal Crust to provide a box lunch to everyhealthcare worker at MUSC Health Primary Care located at the Citadel Mall

  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.

  Lowcountry Strong: Artists start non-profit to keep creative scene alive during COVID-19

With public galleries, shops and events cancelled during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Lowcountry artists are feeling the financial strain.

West Ashley girl celebrates birthday without party, but with big smiles

When social distancing kept a little girl from having a birthday party, she found a creative way to celebrate.

  Town of Edisto Beach votes to adopt emergency ordinance restricting access to non-residence

Protesters were seen near the entrance to Edisto Island asking non-residents to stay home on Sunday.

  Folly Beach to reinstate checkpoint, suspend short term rentals

Protesters were seen on Folly Beach Saturday morning after officials lifted restrictions and checkpoints on the island Friday night.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe donating 100,000 smoothies to healthcare workers, first responders

Tropical Smoothie Cafe announced its goal to donate 100,000 smoothies nationwide to those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

BI-LO introduces special shopping hour for community heroes

BI-LO grocery stores will add a special shopping hour dedicated to healthcare providers and first responders.

Community Resource Center in Summerville holding supply drive for families in need

The Community Resource Center in Summerville is collecting items to support at least 1,500 people in the community.