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2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

SLED agents fatally shoot Connecticut murder suspect outside St. George motel

Two State Law Enforcement Division agents fatally shot a Connecticut murder suspect who pulled a gun on them Tuesday morning outside a St. George motel, authorities said.

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5 hrs ago | The News

Dukes promoted to principal in Charleston County School District

Andre M. Dukes, a Kingstree native, is the new principal of St. John's High School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kingstree, SC, Charleston Southern University

7 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Kids win big with summer reading program

Children's staff at the Mount Pleasant Regional Library happily report that our 2014 summer reading program is bursting with kids fizzing and booming and reading! As of July 16, 1,953 children and 205 babies and toddlers at our branch had signed up for Charleston County Library's summer reading program, and a whopping 737 kids had returned to claim ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Mount Pleasant, SC

13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Kiawah beachfront property that sold for $22 million had a $12.75 property tax bill

The nearly 7-acre Kiawah beachfront lot that just sold for $22 million may be the Charleston area's most expensive home site, but for many years it has also had one of Charleston County's lowest property tax bills.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Agriculture, Science, Johns Island, SC, Aiken, SC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Post and Courier

Mosquitoes and disease in the Lowcountry: Types, risk and prevention

Chikungunya fever just turned up again in South Carolina, in an Upstate resident who recently returned from Haiti.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Entomology

Charleston Business Journal

Former naval hospital to become Chicora Life Center

Charleston Naval Hospital opened at 3600 Rivers Ave. in North Charleston in 1973 and closed in 2010.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Post and Courier

Trident Tech's N. Charleston aeronautics center nears halfway funding mark

The president of Trident Technical College praised lawmakers from Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties with personal letters last week after they approved $10 million in funding for development of the proposed $79 million aeronautical training center.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 787

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post and Courier

Change course to save historic road

Hampton Plantation in McClellanville is among the historic sites that could be affected by a new power line proposed by Berkeley Electric Cooperative.

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Related Topix: McClellanville, SC, Charleston, SC, Santee, SC

Post and Courier

Identity released of woman shot to death in North Charleston

Antwan Maurice Heyward, 30, of Gullah Street, North Charleston, is charged with murder in the July 19, 2014 fatal shooting of a woman outside a house on Suffolk Avenue.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

South Carolina Democratic Party Rising Stars

A few weeks ago, someone in the DKE page asked who we thought were future higher office holders.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, South Carolina, Richland County, SC, Columbia, SC

ABC News 4 Charleston

New development planned for old Naval Hospital

It's been a vacant eyesore in the skyline of North Charleston for 20 years and now the old Naval Hospital building is set to get a new life.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

The Moultrie News

CCPL receives grant to promote reading, animal welfare

Charleston County Public Library received a $3,500 grant to encourage reading and hold events to raise awareness of animal welfare issues and welfare-related organizations in the Lowcountry.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

Deputies search for suspects after break-in and shooting

Deputies say they are still searching for two men who broke into a home and shot a man in the chest early Friday morning.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Post and Courier

Lack of riders prompts CARTA to pull NASH bus from service

The new North Area Shuttle connecting Charleston International Airport, Boeing, Tanger Outlets, Park Circle and the Old Village has been limping along.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Charleston County Sheriff's Office detective terminated amid...

A Charleston County sheriff's detective has been fired because he had a sexual relationship with the mother of a murder suspect and then lied about it to his superiors, county court documents reveal.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ravenel, SC

Post and Courier

Counterfeit bills, inactive meth lab found at North Charleston home, police say

Diane Ester Buchanan , 32, and Michael Lee Hilbourn, 37, both of Sal Lane in North Charleston, are charged with forgery and manufacturing methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Heavy smoke reported at Andolini's Pizza in North Charleston

North Charleston firefighters reported to Andolini's Pizza this morning following a report of heavy smoke, Charleston County dispatchers said.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Hazy call on Clemson building

The Charleston Board of Architectural Review is going to make people unhappy regardless of what it finally decides on the modernistic Clemson building proposed for the corner of George and Meeting streets.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Post and Courier

Data-mining firm to probe Charleston County home ownership, looking for improper tax breaks

In South Carolina, people who live in a home they own pay about one-third of the property tax that would be owed if the same home were a rental, or a vacation home.

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Related Topix: Berkeley County, SC, Dorchester County, SC, Dorchester, SC

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Charleston County 911 Center Seeks National Accreditation [From ABC News]

Charleston County's Consolidated 9-1-1 Center is seeking to become nationally accredited.

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