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Charleston, South Carolina is located in Charleston County. Zip codes in Charleston, SC include 29425, 29423, and 29409. The median home price in Charleston is $312,000 which is roughly $140/per square foot. More Charleston information.

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2 hrs ago | The Star

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie visits South Carolina

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stayed coy Tuesday about any presidential plans as he raised campaign cash for GOP candidates in North and South Carolina. In Charleston, as Christie and Gov. Nikki Haley stopped to meet voters in a crowded grill, Christie was asked if he would be back to South Carolina, home of his party's first-in-the-South presidential primary.

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6 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Bill Murray drops in again

The actor popped up at a birthday party in Charleston, South Carolina, over the weekend, getting down with the crowd to DJ Snake and Lil Jon's hit "Turn Down for What." Murray is making as much of a name for dropping in on events as he has for some of his more more famous films like "Lost in Translation" and "Caddyshack."

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6 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

CPD closes several downtown Charleston streets due to flooding

As a strong line of storms slowly moved over the Charleston area Tuesday afternoon, many roadways began flooding in some of the low-lying areas of downtown Charleston. According to Charleston police, South Market Street at Church Street is closed, Rutledge Avenue at Calhoun Street, and Ashley between Bennett and Halsey streets are closed due to flooding.

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7 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Serial stabber who cut women in Charleston gets 25 years to life in prison after New York killing

A serial stabber convicted of cutting at least 10 women in North Charleston in the 1970s - then charged with killing three others in New York after he got of prison - will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Lucius Crawford, 61, was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life for fatally stabbing Tonya Simmons, 41, in his Mount Vernon apartment in December 2012.

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7 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Watch these dudes wakeboard down a flooded Charleston street

It rained yesterday. It's raining today. The forecast calls for rain tomorrow. But that didn't stop three Charleston dudes from putting together a wakeboarding course in a flooded downtown on Tuesday night.

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8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Controversial ex-Charleston airport board member Richter tapped to serve as fill-in

Former judge Larry Richter, one of the more controversial figures on Charleston County Aviation Authority before he failed to win reappointment by the state Senate in June, is back on the 13-member airport board. Richter, an attorney, announced Tuesday during an airport board retreat that Rep. Chip Limehouse, R-Charleston, tapped him to serve in his place.

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12 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

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For seven consecutive years, the town of Mount Pleasant hasn't received money from the state's Local Government Fund.

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12 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

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"We've known all along that S.C. State is a vital staple here in the greater Orangeburg community and in the state of South Carolina.

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14 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

USCG Takes Ownership of New Cutter in Charleston

The Coast Guard has formally taken ownership of a new cutter that will be based in Charleston. The Coast Guard announced it USCG Takes Ownership of New Cutter in Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Coast Guard has formally taken ownership of a new cutter that will be based in Charleston.

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15 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Independent candidate Tom Ervin pushes message with new advertising buy

Independent gubernatorial candidate Tom Ervin has kicked off a $500,000 statewide television advertising buy that seeks to emphasize two of his campaign's central messages. The campaign is continuing to run two advertisements as part of the buy, one that focuses on a plan to improve South Carolina's economy and another that promises reforms for a more ethical government.

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17 hrs ago | B104

Watch Bill Murray Dance to "Turn Down for What" and "867-5309"

By now you shouldn't need more proof that BILL MURRAY is the coolest old white man EVER. But if you do, here it is: Bill went to a guy's birthday party in Charleston, South Carolina this past Saturday, where he danced to LIL JON's "Turn Down for What" and the TOMMY TUTONE classic "867-5309 / Jenny" .

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21 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Freeloaders: Free

Whether it is music, art, or food related, we all come running when we hear the word "free." We think we can all agree that - most of the time - we'd rather spend $10 on a few drinks than on an entrance fee.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Post and Courier

Could Bobby Harrell's departure impact Charleston's road money?

The controversial plan to extend Interstate 526 across Johns and James islands already was wavering when House Speaker Bobby Harrell announced last week that he was suspending himself after being indicted on nine ethics and misconduct charges, some local leaders say. Now they worry that if Harrell is unable to retain his spot, the loss of the highway's most powerful champion will bring the $558 million transportation project to a halt or slow its progress even more.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Police take closer look at benefits of using body cameras

For police agencies already using body cameras, many believe in the benefit of having a way to capture what happens in real time. The Benedict Police Department recently upgraded to better, more high-resolution body cameras in the last two months.

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Post and Courier

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to visit Charleston on Tuesday

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a potential GOP candidate for president in 2016, will make his first visit of the election season to South Carolina on Tuesday, stopping in Charleston for a tour that includes joint appearances with Gov. Nikki Haley. The pair will be at Moe's Southwest Grill, 381 King St. at 3:45 p.m., for what is being billed as a retail stop and media availability.

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Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Pop Culture Pet Peeve: Have sex already

Let's talk about cooking for a second. Say you're going to slow-roast a big hunk of meat.

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Post and Courier

Public to hear about offshore fuel exploration, drilling

Seismic blast exploration for oil and natural gas offshore, as well as proposals to drill, get a hard look Tuesday at a public forum held by environmental advocates. The forum is scheduled to include an experts panel discussion and a question-and-answer session on the effects on fish, marine mammals and a coastal communities.

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Charleston City Paper

Flagship 3 concept gets OK from BAR for Morrison Dr.

The Charleston Board of Architectural Review approved the design concept for Flagship 3 business incubator last week, set to be built on Morrison Dr. a short distance north of the Ravenel Bridge. The site at 995 Morrison Dr. comprises most of the block between Conroy St. and Romney St. With office space in Flagship 1 and "FS2" at a premium in the former retail space and local TV studio, Flagship 3 will be Charleston Digital Corridor's first purpose-built space designed to accommodate startup businesses as they get on their feet, with nearly twice the combined space of the first two incubators combined, says the Charleston Regional Business Journal.

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Post and Courier

Charleston Tibetan Society to plant peace pole on Saturday

The Charleston Tibetan Society and Dharma Center will plant a peace pole in its garden in downtown Charleston on Saturday as a way to promote world peace. A peace pole is a handcrafted monument that displays the prayer "May Peace Prevail on Earth" on each of its four or six sides, often each in different languages.

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Charleston Business Journal

Hot Properties for Sept. 15, 2014

Hot Properties highlights recently sold or leased commercial properties in the Charleston region.

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