Tri-County

  North Charleston police officers facing disciplinary actions involving use of force after video surfaces

Three North Charleston police officers are facing disciplinary actions following an investigation involving the use of force during an encounter with a man which was captured on video.

  Seabrook Island leaders meeting to assess tropical storm impacts

  DHEC Director Rick Toomey announces resignation

Portion of Bohicket Road on Johns Island closed following fatal accident

  Organizations asking McMaster to add labor rights member to AccelerateSC team

  Lowcountry summer program changed due to COVID-19

207 new cases of COVID-19, and 20 additional deaths in South Carolina

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  Deputies: Fatal 2-vehicle crash closes Hwy. 17A near Ridgeville

Police investigate shots fired incident at Summerville neighborhood

  SC road tests resume, being done in DMV parking lots

Boeing to lay off nearly 7,000 employees

  Tropical Storm Bertha weakening following landfall in S.C.

  North Charleston Police chief in self-isolation after possible COVID-19 exposure

  Bicyclist dies after early-morning crash with vehicle

Charleston Police say the bicyclist struck early Wednesday morning on the Cosgrove Bridge died of his injuries.

  Hospitality businesses face struggles trying to get employees back to work

While many hospitality businesses like restaurants and hotels have reopened, it is still not business as usual.

  Police: Early-morning robbery leads to stabbing at hotel

Goose Creek Police say a 29-year-old man was stabbed by robber who stole his vehicle.

  Isle of Palms, North Charleston cancel Fourth of July fireworks displays

The coronavirus is causing some local municipalities and organizations to rethink their annual fireworks displays.

  Parents in Berkeley County voice concerns after lottery system wait-listed 51 students

  Deputies arrest suspect accused of shooting man over card game in Berkeley County

  253 new cases of COVID-19, and 6 additional deaths in South Carolina

  Charleston Co. students may return to school one week earlier in August

Authorities identify man killed in North Charleston car accident

CCSD high schools announce in-person graduation dates and times

Coroner identifies two men who died in separate accidents in Berkeley County

Authorities have identified two men who died in separate accidents in Berkeley County.

Coroner identifies man killed in shooting following fight over card game

The sheriff's office said one person died in Cross after an altercation over a card game on Monday. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office is continuing the investigation.

Gas leak secured at North Charleston neighborhood entrance

Emergency crews have secured a gas leak at an entrance to a North Charleston neighborhood.

  No reopening day set for SC AME churches; health disparities among African Americans a factor

Leaders in African Methodist Episcopal churches in South Carolina are taking virtual seminars to learn how to prepare the church buildings and congregations for a return.

  $220M road project in Lowcountry deemed essential during pandemic

Construction on the Port Access Road project began in 2016 to separate resident traffic and truck traffic heading to the new Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal.

  Report: Man leads deputies on 2-county chase after assaulting, stealing from mother

Dorchester County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Monday night after he allegedly assaulted his mother, stole her phone and led them on a chase through two counties.

Publix to open new location in Moncks Corner

Publix plans to open a new store in Moncks Corner, a spokesman for the company confirmed Tuesday.

  Deputies searching for wanted man considered armed and dangerous

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 21-year-old man they say is armed and dangerous.

Communities consider canceling Fourth of July fireworks in wake of COVID-19

Communities across the Lowcountry are deciding whether they will proceed as planned with Fourth of July fireworks plans.

FIRST ALERT: Isolated storms possible Tuesday night into Wednesday

Forecasters are watching an area of showers and thunderstorms over northeastern Florida expected to dump heavy rain over South Carolina by Wednesday.

  Coroner identifies man struck by SUV on Savannah Highway

The coroner’s office has identified a man who police say was struck by an SUV as he was crossing Savannah Highway in West Ashley early Tuesday morning.

Additional COVID-19 mobile testing sites announced

Charleston County will hold four additional mobile COVID-19 testing sites into June.

  Isle of Palms may cancel 4th of July fireworks

The Isle of Palms City Council is expected to decide Tuesday whether to host its annual Fourth of July fireworks this year.

  Olympic-size pool in North Charleston will soon be complete

The North Charleston Aquatic Center near Fort Dorchester High School is now just weeks from completion.

  Isle of Palms Public Safety Building undergoing $6M repair project

The Isle of Palms’ 12-year-old Public Safety building is undergoing some much needed repairs.

  Deputies: Fight over card game ends in fatal shooting

Authorities say one person was killed in a shooting following an altercation over a card game in Berkeley County Monday night.

  Folly Beach businesses see boom on Memorial Day

Businesses on Folly Beach prepared for a large crowd on Memorial Day weekend. Some restaurants saw similar revenue numbers to last year’s Memorial Day.

  90 new cases of COVID-19, and 5 additional deaths in South Carolina

Health officials have announced 90 new cases of COVID-19 and 5 more deaths in South Carolina.

  Plans to improve ‘absurd’ conditions at Charleston public housing building

State Representative Wendell Gilliard hosted a virtual town hall meeting on Monday afternoon to talk about the poor conditions of the Joseph Floyd Manor in Charleston.

  Victim of Mt. Pleasant boat explosion hospitalized, being treated for burns

One of the three victims of a boat explosion and fire at a Mt. Pleasant marina is being treated for burns at a Georgia hospital, the boat owner said Monday.

  System expected to bring gusty winds, heavy rain to the Lowcountry

A storm system that’s currently spreading across Florida may bring some heavy rain and gusty winds to the Lowcountry.

Emergency crews working accident involving motorcycle on Rivers Avenue

Emergency crews are working an accident involving a motorcycle on Rivers Avenue in North Charleston Monday evening.

Sheriff’s office responds to overturned boat at Edisto Island

Charleston County deputies responded to an overturned boat off Edisto Island Monday afternoon.

N. Charleston police find missing, vulnerable adult

North Charleston police say they have found a missing, vulnerable adult.

  Charleston Airport not expected to rebound to pre-pandemic traveler numbers until 2022

The Charleston International Airport is set to see its fewest fliers over a Memorial Day weekend in recent years and may not see a full rebound until 2022.

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.

Florence Co. Sheriff’s investigator, two others injured in boat explosion

No word on the extent of their injuries.

One dead in Berkeley County after a single car crash on I-26

One person is dead in Berkeley County after a fatal single-vehicle collision on I-26 early Monday morning.

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

  What you need to know before heading to the beach this Memorial Day

The mayors of our beach communities are expecting this to be one of, if not, the biggest Memorial Days at the beach they have seen.

  Magnolia Project underway to develop neck of peninsula

The first phase of the Magnolia Project is now under construction just north of historic Charleston between downtown Charleston and North Charleston.

  Hundreds show on and off the water for ‘MAGA’ boat parade

The water was packed with participants and others out boating during the holiday weekend.

  209 new cases of COVID-19, and ten additional deaths in South Carolina

Today’s update brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in the state to 10,096 and those who have died to 435, according to the Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Charleston MAGA boat parade on Sunday to show support for President Trump

A Make America Great Again parade is expected to happen Sunday afternoon in Charleston to show support for President Donald Trump.

Memorial Day Band Concert canceled, observance to take place

While the annual Memorial Day Band Concert in Charleston is cancelled, the even coordinator has found a new way to show honor on a smaller scale.

  209 new cases of COVID-19, and ten additional deaths in South Carolina

Today’s update brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in the state to 10,096 and those who have died to 435, according to the Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Deputies: Suspect arrested after pursuit and crash in North Charleston

A suspect is under arrest after a car crashed in a residence in North Charleston on Saturday morning.

  Police: Body of man found in water off St. Helena Island

The Beaufort County Sherrif’s Office has scheduled an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

S.C. Aquarium reopens and requires online ticket purchases to limit capacity and reduce contact

If you are planning a trip to the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, you must buy your tickets online.

One dead more than a week after collision in North Charleston

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one man is dead after a delayed fatal collision in North Charleston a week ago.

Isle of Palms leaders warn over heavy traffic on holiday weekend

The city of Isle of Palms is advising folks to check traffic before heading down to the beach over Memorial Day Weekend.

245 new cases of COVID-19, and 3 additional deaths in South Carolina

Today’s update brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in the state to 9,368, and those who have died to 419, according to the Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Crews respond to head-on collision on Highway 17 in Awendaw

Crews are working a head-on collision on Highway 17 in Awendaw Friday night.

Emergency crews working accident on Highway 17-A in Berkeley County

Officials with the Whitesville Rural Volunteer Fire Department say it’s in the area of Cypress Gardens Road. According to fire officials, northbound traffic headed towards Moncks Corner is closed to traffic.

  School districts looking to help students who have fallen behind on e-learning

As schools across the country transitioned into online learning, teachers reported that students were missing class.

Charleston County deputies arrest man for shooting in Ladson

Rasheed Jenkins has been charged with assault and battery first degree and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

Severe thunderstorm warning expires for Berkeley County

A severe thunderstorm warning has expired for Berkeley County. It ended just before 8:15 p.m. Friday.

Highway Patrol: Motorist dies from injuries in crash involving deputy’s patrol car in W. Ashley

The accident happened on Thursday morning on Old Towne Road near North Hillside Drive in West Ashley.

  Lowcountry attractions reopen with safety precautions ahead of Memorial Day weekend

Attractions across the Lowcountry are getting a jump start in business as they reopen with restrictions on Friday. Some have decided to phase in reopening to keep people safe over Memorial Day weekend.

  Emergency crews clear vehicle fire on I-26 in N. Charleston

Emergency officials say crews have cleared a vehicle fire on I-26 near mile marker 207 which was affecting westbound traffic.

Police ask for public’s help to identify man in surveillance stills

Charleston Police released still from surveillance footage of a person they want to identify.

British Airways suspends flights at Charleston airport for season

Charleston International Airport officials have confirmed British Airways suspended direct service from Charleston to London.

  Tourist attractions across South Carolina can now begin reopening

As of Friday, popular tourist destinations forced to close months ago can begin welcoming visitors back.

  Weight loss experts say now’s the time to get back on track

If you become accustomed to a less active working from home routine, the idea of getting back on track with exercise and eating right might seem like a daunting task.

  Patriots Point museum to reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend

One of the Tri-County area’s largest attractions is reopening Friday after several weeks of being shut down.

  Educators advocate against eLearning with new recommendations

If successful, the recommendations will most likely remain in effect for the start of the fall school year.

  Restaurants see impacts from food delivery services during pandemic

Some services can charge restaurant 30% of each order as commission.

  National Weather Service confirms tornado on Johns Island during Wednesday storms

NWS officials say it was an EF-1 tornado with maximum wind speeds of 95 mph. According to meteorologists, the tornado began just south of Chisolm Road and west of Chaineybriar Lane around 11:47 a.m.