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N.C. trooper hit by car on I-485 returns home after 84 days of treatment

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Adolfo Lopez-Alcedo, who was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on I-485, has returned home to his family after 84 days of hospital treatment.

An 11-year-old is running to the rescue for a dozen animals displaced by N.C. house fire

Soldier who’s been deployed for 13 months surprises mom at N.C. restaurant

  Live 5 Virtual Town Hall answers voter questions ahead of Election Day

Walmart donates $50K to the Lowcountry Food Bank

Midlands woman celebrated with parade for her 100th birthday

‘Grandma, I just won $1 million!’ NC dad-to-be hits jackpot on lottery scratch-off ticket

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‘No mo chemo’: Family celebrates end of chemo for 6-year-old boy with parade

Hunterville officer receives napkin with handwritten prayer on windshield

  New York family reunites with dog in N.Charleston after owner dies in bicycle crash

8-year-old afraid of law enforcement forms unexpected friendship with Kershaw County deputy

99-year-old COVID-19 patient released from hospital, days before her 100th birthday

  North Charleston family adjusting to life after pandemic forces adult children back home to live

  Twinsburg, Ohio police officer acts quickly to rescue child from rollover crash on I-480

Yamil Encarnacion, a Twinsburg policeman, earned praise from his superiors after he crawled into an overturned car to rescue a small child that was pinned inside and strapped to a child safety seat.

  Georgia man welcomed home after months-long battle with COVID-19

Things have since changed for Kenneth Smith after he spent 100 days on a ventilator. The 22-year military veteran is now known as “Miracle Man”

Neb. officer buys car seats for mother of three who couldn’t afford them

The officer and his partner delivered brand new booster seats to the mother just a few days after a traffic stop during which they saw three children unsecured in the car.

  “Lifeboat Jobs” will help workers stay afloat and find new career opportunities amid pandemic

Here's a job that's hiring right now, get you back on your feet, bring you a paycheck.

  Restaurant starts fundraiser for Charleston deputy injured in Don Holt Bridge crash

  James Island family is proof blood donors are giving the gift of life

12-year-old cancer survivor getting new smile

Parade for 4-year-old car enthusiast who feels a need for speed

Man who fell asleep on train tracks unharmed after train rolls right over him

School resource officer rescues choking elementary school student in Union Co.

North Carolina boy gets long-awaited new heart

Jordan Twyman was born with congenital heart disease and has had multiple surgeries throughout his life.

  Groom gets gotten with wedding day ‘first look’ prank

FOX19 reporter Trevor Peters says he loves a good prank.

New tv show will feature a Kingstree woman and her large family.

I never thought coming from a small town that I would be on national tv, for naturally conceiving 14 children so I just want to say thank you Kingstree.

  Video: Girl fighting cancer gets princess castle thanks to Make-a-Wish

Callie Shaffer received the royal treatment, complete with a pink outfit, a ball pit and a castle fit for a princess.

Bystander says he jumped in to help injured deputies after officer-involved shooting

After the gunshots stopped, Douglas Mastin came out and began helping the two deputies while waiting for medical staff

Solider returns home to Myrtle Beach after deployment in Afghanistan

SPC Todd Caswell spent over 300 days on deployment in Afghanistan.

WATCH: Good Samaritans save Pa. father, 4 kids after car swept up in floodwaters

Five strangers took a backhoe into floodwaters to rescue a father and his four children after their car was swept away.

Adopted boy is on a mission to save old dogs who need a home: “I know how it feels not to be loved”

Robbie Gay loves an underdog: "I know how it feels not to be loved."

  Colleton County man’s recovery from COVID-19 called miraculous

After 65 days in the hospital, 27 of those on a ventilator, a 63-year-old Colleton County man overcame COVID-19.

  S.C. Aquarium releases its 300th rehabilitated sea turtle back into the ocean

The South Carolina Aquarium will release six Kemp’s ridley sea turtles Wednesday morning, marking its 300th release of rehabilitated turtles.

13-year-old boy saves money, donates over 300 backpacks to community

On Tuesday, Jaylin Clyburn held his second backpack and school supply drive. He also had one on Saturday. Jaylin says he wanted to make sure every kid’s hand was filled with a backpack.

  Motorcycle Santa brings summer cheer

Motorcycle Santa AJ Wolf couldn’t stomach it any longer - so the bike he rides at Christmas - time came out of the garage.

  Police officer helps boy with lemonade stand

A police officer who donated to a young entrepreneur’s lemonade stand last month reunited with the boy again this week.

‘What a great day.’ 120 soldiers return to N.C. after year in Middle East

North Carolina welcomed home 120 soldiers Saturday after they spent a year deployed in the Middle East.

Georgia inmates praised for saving deputy’s life

Three inmates in a suburban Atlanta jail are being credited with saving a deputy's life during a medical emergency.

S.C. man surprises girlfriend after cancer milestone with question of a lifetime

Monday not only marked the end of her sixth chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, but it was also the first day of the rest of their lives together, vowing to conquer cancer and all of life’s challenges in the midst of a global pandemic.

Sisters separated at an early age reunited through pandemic

Despite all the heartbreak and tragedy the pandemic has caused, for two sisters in Nebraska, it has brought some joy.

‘Community refrigerators’ movement help feed families in need

With millions of Americans out of work, and families going hungry, a new movement spreading across the country called “community refrigerators” is helping.

Soldier returns home to Myrtle Beach, meets newborn daughter for the first time

A soldier received a warm welcome home Friday afternoon at Myrtle Beach International Airport, but there was one particular person he really wanted to see.

  Man honored for saving toddler tossed from burning building

A retired U.S. Marine who saved a toddler’s life earlier this month says he is not a hero.

  Man drives 2,000 miles to play trombone for brother

For anyone living or recovering in a rest home, COVID-19 has kept family members and friends apart. But one family is using music to reconnect.

Krispy Kreme bringing back fan-favorite Reese’s Doughnuts

The chain said only one of the doughnuts will earn a permanent spot on the menu.

  Tri-County families say homeschool is good option for their children

Two homeschool families in the tri-county explain why they choose this educational arrangement, how they make it work, and most importantly, how their kids like it.

‘I hope to live forever:’ Wilmington resident celebrates 105th birthday

George Alsberg is celebrating his 105th birthday.

  Mom donates kidney to her toddler

A toddler battling end stage kidney disease got the life line he needed and, as it turns out, the match came from his mom.

  College student’s piano performance leads to surprise gift

An impromptu performance at a Massachusetts store turned into the gift of a lifetime for one mystery musician.

Volunteers help sea turtle hatchling head into the ocean in North Myrtle Beach

Some volunteers had the amazing task of helping baby sea turtles make their way into the ocean in North Myrtle Beach.

Georgetown ranks in USA Today’s top 10 coastal small town list

USA Today released its latest list of America’s top 10 coastal small towns and Georgetown is the only South Carolina community to make the list.

Trump praises S.C. deputy who saved infant’s life during traffic stop

President Donald Trump praised law enforcement officers, including a Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy, during a Monday roundtable meeting at the White House.

First sea turtle nest hatches in the Palmetto State

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources announced it is officially sea turtle hatching season.

  911 AUDIO: Texas woman rescued from home seconds before it collapsed during storm

We just received the 911 call recording from this dramatic rescue.

Second grader creates patriotic flag business

Some kids mow lawns or walk dogs, but a Texas second grader had a better idea to benefit both his community.

$50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Bluffton

Someone in Bluffton is $50,000 richer.

Reunion: Cat returned to owner after 2 years

A Dorchester County animal shelter reconnects a cat and its owner after two years apart.

A golden birthday: Tenn. dog, 20, becomes oldest living golden retriever

In a blog post about August on the GoldHeart Golden Retrievers Rescue website, it’s revealed she was born on April 23, 2000, when Bill Clinton was still the president.

Man donates blood for the 300th time

On Tuesday, Robert Ashmore stopped by the Wilmington Blood Donation Center to donate blood for the 300th time.

Study ranks South Carolina in top 10 most patriotic states

The Fourth of July holiday might be quieter this year as communities have called off fireworks celebrations, but a new study says South Carolina still ranks near the top when it comes to patriotism.

Boaz Police Parking lot chalked in messages “Backing The Blue”

Boaz Police Parking lot chalked in messages “Backing The Blue”

Summerville man welcomes newborn just before Father’s Day

A Summerville man and his wife became first-time parents just in time for Father’s Day.

Child patient’s clever sign reaps reward

A children’s hospital patient used a cute sign and unique strategy to make their dream come true.

Couple hospitalized for COVID-19 celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

A couple celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a special date inside an East Alabama Medical Center hospital room.

  Vacationing family rescues deer from water at Fort Caswell Rifle Range

The family spotted a family of deer near the Fort Caswell Rifle Range when they noticed a baby deer had jumped into a flooded bunker.

Bathroom break in Aynor leads to man winning $500,000 in lottery

A wife’s request to stop and use the bathroom led to her husband’s $500,000 lottery win.

'I’m a survivor’-Woman survives heart surgery, brain tumor, COVID-19

Malinda Nettle is one of the recent survivors of COVID-19 at Marrero Healthcare Center.

Lifeguard saves flood victims after car swept into ditch

Two people are thanking the lifeguard that rescued them after floodwaters swept their car into a ditch on Friday afternoon.

  2-year-old boy from Ladson becomes organ donor, saves three children’s lives

His mother, Jennifer Young, says her son Alex's organs are going to help save the lives of least three other children.

Senate confirms Air Force general as first African-American service chief

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed General Charles Brown to serve as the Air Force chief of staff, making him the first African-American to lead a military service branch.

  Myrtle Beach homeowner, appliance technician share eye-opening discussion about racism

An inspiring discussion about racism between a white woman and black man in Myrtle Beach has captured the attention of people across the Grand Strand.

Man reported missing from Florida found in Walterboro

A Florida family worried about missing loved one received good news Tuesday from Colleton County.

Neighbors join Nashville man afraid to walk alone for fear of not returning home alive

Almost immediately after sharing his post, he got a response - someone offered to walk with him. Then more replies started coming in, one after another. In all, about 75 people stepped up to walk with him.

Good Samaritans recover over $1,300 on U.S. 17 in Georgetown County

Two Georgetown County residents are being recognized as good Samaritans for turning in over $1,300 they found on U.S. 17.

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.

Summerville woman gives early morning birth on Mother’s Day

A Summerville woman got a Mother's Day gift that she will never forget Sunday morning.

Bluffton woman grateful for community’s help, fund for son’s walking equipment nearly filled in one day

The coronavirus pandemic has helped bring out the best in some people. We’ve seen stories everyday of neighbors helping and giving in their community.

Hilton Head Island senior using scenic video to uplift community

These days are filled with people hoping to lift up those around them. For one Lowcountry senior, that means taking his talent and using it to inspire.

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.

  Hidden WWII letters connect family to lost loved one

With the return of those letters, laughter and loving memories have also returned home, during a time when it’s needed most.