A trip to the hospital in South Carolina can lead to patients eventually losing part of their tax refund, and right now, Lowcountry counties are looking to collect tens of millions of dollars in ambulance debt.
The South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus is calling on state authorities to investigation the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office following a Live 5 News story involving emails showing the sheriff’s office was monitoring social media posts of activists.
A new lawsuit was filed Monday in the case of a former Charleston County School District employee who was allowed to continue working in a North Charleston elementary school despite child pornography being detected on his school laptop.
Charleston County’s sheriff posted to a blogging platform about changes she has made in her first six months in office at the Al Cannon Detention Center despite refusing multiple requests for an on-camera interview to discuss them.
Several Tri-County law enforcement agencies recorded their highest number of chases in 2020 despite fewer drivers being on the road because of the pandemic, according to traffic and chase data for the last five years.
The family of a man who died in at the Charleston County jail wants private entities they believe contributed to his death to be held accountable, including the medical company contracted to work inside the jail.
Healthcare workers have faced new challenges over the past year and a half as they deal with the coronavirus outbreak in the United States. However, before COVID-19, healthcare workers were facing what some have called an epidemic inside healthcare facilities, and it continues today.
Charleston County Council’s unanimous vote Wednesday night on a $10 million settlement in the death of Jamal Sutherland means the county will have to dip into its coffers to pay the majority of the cost.
The man in charge of Charleston County’s detention center was fired within hours of an inmate’s death inside the facility, but a spokesperson for the agency that runs the jail says that the two incidents are not related.
At least one Charleston County Council member says she saw the in-jail video of Jamal Sutherland before it was publicly released as part of the mediation process between the county and Sutherland’s family.
A multi-million dollar project is in the works involving the Edisto River-Goose Creek Tunnel, which starts near Givhans Ferry State Park in Dorchester County and is buried under suburban and rural parts of the Lowcountry.
Have you heard of COVID Arm?The condition doesn’t have anything to do with contacting the COVID virus; it refers to a red, itchy, swollen and sometimes painful rash that can develop on your arm where you get a COVID 19 vaccine.
In many ways the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic can be represented by graphics and numbers.The CDC currently reports 30.3 million novel coronavirus cases, 550,169 deaths and 158 million vaccines given.
South Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill that would require “instruction in United States foundational history” for all public middle and high school students in a way that is consistent with former President Donald Trump’s 1776 Commission Report.
A former South Carolina energy company CEO has paid $5 million after pleading guilty to both federal and state charges tied to a failed nuclear project that misled investors, and now the state is planning on giving that money to electricity customers in need.
The last year many have learned how to increase personal hygiene through proper hand washing, wearing masks and using hand sanitizer. Just like that physical protection, security experts say we must be diligent about “cyber hygiene.”