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16 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Backhoe Rodeo title goes to Charleston County Public Works

Matthew Bishop captured the 2014 S.C. Backhoe Rodeo championship last weekend in Greenville, the first time a Charleston County Public Works Department employee has won the statewide competition.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC

16 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Johns Island man gets 15 years after home invasion, shots fired at deputy

A Johns Island man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after a home invasion that included shots fired at a deputy.

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Related Topix: Johns Island, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve

20 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

SC bridges on road to improvement - Charleston County leader of AAA"s top 20 substandard list

Extra funds have ramped up South Carolinas efforts to repair and replace deficient bridges, but one in five of the state's bridges still remain substandard, according to AAA Carolinas.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC, Richland County, SC, South Carolina

Yesterday | Post and Courier

202 reasons to fix DSS

It is no surprise that South Carolina legislators are angry about problems at the Department of Social Services.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Columbia, SC

Yesterday | Post and Courier

Developer disputing access to boat landing removes gate posts

A developer disputing Charleston County's ownership of a road that provides the only access to a public boat landing and a cemetery, has removed cinder-block gate posts after weeks of discussion with county officials.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dorchester County, SC, Charleston, SC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Post and Courier

County workers to get 1.8 percent cost-of-living raise

Charleston County workers will receive a 1.8 percent cost-of-living raise on Oct. 3 as part of a County County-council approved pay restructuring plan.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

SLED: 136 SC firearm purchases denied due to Boland Bill

Charleston County has submitted 6,800 records to the State Law Enforcement Agency as part of its compliance with a new South Carolina law, according to probate court Judge Irvin Condon.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County Solid Waste Authority to explore food composting

Horry County Solid Waste Authority is exploring the idea of food composting as a way to free up more space in the landfill and add more value to its compost.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Charleston, SC

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Lifeguard Stand, Sign Go Missing in Charleston County

Authorities in Charleston County are investigating the disappearance of a lifeguard stand and sign from Isle of Palms County Park.

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Related Topix: Isle of Palms, SC

Charleston City Paper

IOP lifeguards want their stand back, please and thank you

Apparently some joker thought it would be funny to steal a lifeguard stand from the Isle of Palms County Park over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Isle of Palms, SC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Post and Courier

Woolsey beats Kernodle in Town of James Island mayoral race

Incumbent Bill Woolsey beat challenger Trent Kernodle in the Town of James Island's mayoral race Tuesday, according to unofficial results.

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Related Topix: The Citadel, Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Charleston County Sheriff's Office releases photos of men they say tried to rob Marine

Investigators believe this man tried to rob a combat veteran at gunpoint after following him home last week from a Kangaroo convenience store on Ashley Phosphate Road.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

NCPD: Teenage suspects identified in mall shooting, search underway

A SWAT team conducted a sweep of Northwoods Mall to make sure there was no threat.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Authorities searching for man in Mount Pleasant accused of evading deputies

Charleston County Sheriff's deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop Monday night in the Mount Pleasant area but the vehicle failed to stop, according to investigators.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC

94.3 WSC

Murder case possibly placed in jeopardy.

A former Charleston County Sheriff's office detective puts a murder case in jeopardy after it is discovered that he slept with a murder suspect's mother.

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Post and Courier

Flight diversions spike at Charleston airport

On July 19, a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J., to Bogota, Colombia, diverted to Charleston International Airport because of medical issues with two passengers.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, World News, Colombia, Colombia Travel, Travel, US Military, US Air Force, Charleston Air Force Base

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston School Board holds off on voting on Montessori at James Island school

The division among parents over whether to turn a traditional James Island elementary school into a Montessori school flared again Monday at a Charleston County School Board meeting with parents lobbying for and against the plan.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Project list set for referendum on Charleston schools sales tax extension

Charleston County voters have a final list of school construction projects to consider when deciding whether to extend a 1 percent sales tax in a referendum this November.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, North Charleston, SC

WMBF

SC man wanted for probation violation, arrested in NC on drug charges

A Myrtle Beach man wanted for probation violation in Charleston County, SC was arrested in Brunswick County on multiple drug charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Myrtle Beach, SC

Post and Courier

One shot at Northwoods Mall; police evacuating building as they search for suspect

Northwoods Mall is being evacuated while authorities search for a gunman, North Charleston police report.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, BooksAMillion, Retail

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