The Colleton County School District, through the Insurance Reserve Fund, paid out $67,500 after rumors of an adulterous illicit affair between two employees allegedly damaged the reputation of one so badly, she lost her job and moved away from the area.
The Lowcountry’s cities and suburbs have seen a sharp growth in population and development in recent years, with Census Bureau estimates showing a 23 percent increase in residents across the tri-county area over the last 10 years.
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An operations center that was once called a “national model for port security” by Sen. Lindsey Graham has been linked to the monitoring of Lowcountry activists’ social media posts, raising questions over the facility’s evolution and oversight.
After more than three months, legal intervention, and a visit to town council, the man in charge of public safety in St. Stephen has finally turned over public documents that were requested under the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, also known as FOIA.
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.