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4 hrs ago | Post and Courier
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.
5 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia
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.
9 hrs ago | Post and Courier
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.
9 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Let's talk about cooking for a second. Say you're going to slow-roast a big hunk of meat.
10 hrs ago | Post and Courier
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.
10 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper
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.
12 hrs ago | Post and Courier
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.
12 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal
Hot Properties highlights recently sold or leased commercial properties in the Charleston region.
13 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper
Thousands of law enforcement officials from across the state are in Charleston this morning to pay their respects to Charleston Deputy Joseph Matuskovic, who was shot and killed last week answering a call in West Ashley. [P&C] Two little words in the indictments issued last week against Speaker Bobby Harrell, "untaxed income," could mean that additional tax-related charges are on their way for the representative from Charleston.
13 hrs ago | Reuters
South Carolina U.S. congressman Mark Sanford and his former wife have agreed to go to mediation over the latest spat arising from their divorce in 2010 after his extramarital affair while serving as the state's governor, a judge said on Monday. Sanford and his former wife, Jenny, had been due to appear in court in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday after she asked a judge to require the congressman to undergo a psychiatric exam and take parenting and anger management classes.
17 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star
Hoosier killed after allegedly shooting South Carolina deputies Michael D. Oswald, 38, was armed with an assault rifle, police say. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1s3iIaO This picture released on Tuesday, Sept.
18 hrs ago | Post and Courier
In a reassuring move for the company's U.S. aircraft manufac- turing sites, including North Charleston, an executive said the aerospace giant won't be setting up a final assembly line in China, an emerging air-travel giant. Ian Thomas, president of Boeing China, told Flightglobal in Beijing last week that the planemaker studied the idea but made a strategic decision not to proceed.
18 hrs ago | WMBF
The funeral is being held for a Charleston County sheriff's deputy who was shot to death in the line of duty last week. Hundreds of law enforcement officers are expected for the Monday funeral of 43-yeare-old Deputy Joseph Matuskovic in Charleston.
20 hrs ago | Forward
Founded in 1749 in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, the Beth Elohim Synagogue is one of the very earliest synagogues in America. While other synagogues and congregations are also now a part of Charleston city life, Beth Elohim Synagogue is the oldest one in the area and serves as the repository for certain historical artifacts of Jewish life in the city.
At one time, symphony orchestras were obligated only, or mostly, to present good concerts. Museums showed painting and sculpture.
Sparks whiz through the air as David Player uses a plasma cutter on a metal plate for a part to be used on armored vehicles. Player is one of 105 people employed at Pegasus Steel, a 103,000-square-foot factory where lasers, water jets and other instruments slice through large sheets of steel to make parts used by the military, maritime, aerospace and transportation industries.
Charles Middleton stirs from slumber, seemingly troubled by the thoughts racing through his mind. A gentle touch from his wife sets him back at ease.
No one should be surprised that some advocates of Lowcountry Tech Academy are alarmed by a plan to move it from the former Rivers High School campus and re-establish the program in three high schools. They have been worried about the school's future since the Charleston County School Board decided to renovate the King Street building for use by both LTA and the Charleston Charter School for Math and Science.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:22 pm
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