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5 min ago | Post and Courier

Man accused of swindling nearly $1 million from Mount Pleasant wife

A Mount Pleasant man is accused of tricking his wife into trusting him to invest nearly a million dollars which authorities said he kept for himself.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Online Dating

5 min ago | Post and Courier

Family now subject to DSS investigation following death of 17-month-old, allegedly at father's hand

The toddler whimpered in the background as a 911 dispatcher struggled with a caller to count each of the girl's breaths.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

1 hr ago | Post and Courier

Charleston County gives North Charleston preschoolers a lesson in calling 9-1-1

Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 educator Lisa Nickel helps Cameron Cromedy dial 9-1-1 during her visit to the Loving and Learning Daycare in North Charleston Wednesday.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC, Preschoolers, Family, Kids

7 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Beer brewing expands in Charleston County

"There are more breweries in the United States today than there ever has been," says Dan Pennick, the director of zoning and planning for Charleston County.

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Related Topix: Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, North Charleston, SC

8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

County Council votes $15 million cut for Maybank Highway

A proposal to slice $15 million from the Maybank Highway improvement project was approved Tuesday night at a meeting of Charleston County Council.

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Related Topix: Johns Island, SC

12 hrs ago | WLOS

2 red wolf pups in SC named for Colbert, Jewell

Two wolf pups born earlier this month in South Carolina have been named for comedian Stephen Colbert and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.

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17 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Committee on education has laser beam focus

The Blue Ribbon Committee of the Council on Education met for the first time last week to form a mission statement and create directives on which they will focus.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Wando, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Post and Courier

Folly Beach renourishment sand disappears in storm

Huge waves kicked up by Friday's storm scoured and swept away newly poured sands on the east end of this island.

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Related Topix: Folly Beach, SC, Weather, Kiawah Island, SC, Charleston, SC

Charleston Business Journal

Major work visible at Charleston International Airport

With about 16% of a $200 million redevelopment project completed, some of the major construction is now visible at Charleston International Airport.

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WTMA-AM North Charleston

Cops Investigate Armed Robbery Near Charleston Co. Restaurant

Authorities are investigating a robbery near a restaurant in Charleston County on Tuesday.

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Charleston Business Journal

The main house at McLeod Plantation will undergo interior renovations ...

Officials with the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission broke ground on a renovation project at McLeod Plantation this morning in James Island.

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The Moultrie News

Authorities are at the scene of a reported armed robbery near Mount Pleasant

It was reported by the Post and Courier, just moments ago, that authorities are at the scene of a reported armed robbery near Mount Pleasant.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC

Post and Courier

Charleston airport employees to remove apron debris as part of Earth Day celebration

The Charleston County Aviation Authority and Charleston International Airport will recognize Earth Day 2014 with two Foreign Object Debris Walks at the airport Thursday.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Charleston Business Journal

Aviation Authority tries to put lawyer controversy to rest

The Charleston County Aviation Authority agreed to a plan last Thursday that clarifies how it retains legal services but allows the board to keep its longtime attorney during an extensive redevelopment project at the airport.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

2 teens wounded in North Charleston shooting

Two teen boys were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment after being involved in a North Charleston shooting.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Charleston's 2015 mayoral race kicks into gear

Forget about the races for governor and U.S. Senate this year. The 2015 campaign for mayor of Charleston has begun.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Work on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard to Start Wednesday

Starting Wednesday, drivers using a section of Johnnie Dodds Boulevard in Mount Pleasant, can expect delays due to lane closures as a result of road work being carried out.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC

Post and Courier

Piccolo Spoleto Festival seeks artist submissions

A guest views Sunny Dugal's photo entry "Brotherly Love," which won second place at the Piccolo Spoleto Annual Juried Art Exhibition in 2013.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Painting

Charleston City Paper

New county skatepark delayed until early 2015

Construction on the new county skatepark was supposed to begin in January or February.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Post and Courier

Growth drives the need for new schools in Mount Pleasant

Wando High School has grown by 100 students a year for the last decade. Despite a new Center for Advanced Studies opening this fall, the school continues to deal with crowding.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Education Etc., Wando, SC

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