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10 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Lowcountry prepares for the weekend's extra-hot weather

With summer in full swing, Saturday begins three days of heat indices in the mid-100s, just below the 110 point where the National Weather Service starts to issue heat advisories.

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Related Topix: Weather, Isle of Palms, SC, Charleston, SC, Meteorology, Science

18 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Construction of West Ashley Circle at Bees Ferry Road to begin Monday

Construction of the West Ashley Circle will create a loop road around the intersection of Bees Ferry Road and Glenn McConnell Parkway, shown in this Charleston County rendering.

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23 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Things to Do Friday, July 25, 2014

Book lovers can find a bargain at the Johns Island Regional Library book sale today, with prices as low as $1 for paperbacks, children's books and more.

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Related Topix: Johns Island, SC, Wedding

Yesterday | Washington Times

Some federal help for old American battlefields: $1.3 million to spruce them up

This might be some federal funding that even the most frugal patriot would approve of.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Post and Courier

#FreeBoosie: Freed rapper Lil Boosie expected to perform at Ladson fairgrounds Saturday

Event organizers say they expect at least 2,000 people to attend a car and bike show Saturday in Ladson.

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Related Topix: Ladson, SC, Lil Boosie, Rap

Post and Courier

Charleston groups sue over approval of Clemson architecture center's proposed design

This office building at Calhoun and East Bay streets was one of the city's first buildings to use metal louvers to limit the direct sun on the windows.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston, Clemson University

Post and Courier

Marine training thwarts Charleston County robbery attempt

Marine combat training may have saved a Charleston County man's life when a would-be robber stuck a gun in his face this week.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Coroner positively identifies body of teen who disappeared off Folly Beach

Officials with the Charleston County Coroner's Office say they have identified the body of a missing teenager who disappeared during a dive with his father off Folly Beach on July 12. The coroner says the body of Tristen Allen was identified on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Folly Beach, SC, The Citadel, Boat Disaster

Post and Courier

Body of missing James Island teenage diver found, identified as Tristen Allen

The body of a missing James Island teenage diver was found and identified today, according to officials with the Charleston County Coroner's Office.

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Related Topix: Folly Beach, SC

ABC News 4 Charleston

NCPD officer arrested by CCSO

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office arrested a North Charleston Police officer just after midnight Wednesday.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston County Council to vote on boosting own pay

The Charleston County Council's first raise in more than a decade, which is up for approval Thursday, would boost the chairman's salary by 50 percent and members' pay by 44 percent.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Saluda County, SC, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Cinebarre sends you 'Back to the Future'

Also of note, next year marks the year they travel to in the second film, where hoverboards and flying cars reign supreme.

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Related Topix: Admission

The Moultrie News

Team to examine 911 Center's public safety standards

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will arrive on July 28 to examine all aspects of the Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center's policy and procedures, management, operations and support services.

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Charleston City Paper

We should all be disturbed by the death of Denzel Curnell

Once again, a young man of color is dead because someone found his appearance or presence suspicious.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston School Board committee pushes revisit of Montessori at James Island school

Plans to transition a James Island elementary school to an all Montessori curriculum may be changing after some Charleston County School Board members asked for a review.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

ABC News 4 Charleston

Lawmakers, activists and police talk gun violence

Just days after the 11th murder in North Charleston a group of lawmakers, community activists and police chiefs met to talk about curbing gun violence.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

ABC News 4 Charleston

Fugitive shot during arrest, Charleston County investigating

According to Maj. Eric Watson with the sheriff's office, State Law Enforcement Division agents were at the Southern Inn hotel on Winningham Road to apprehend a fugitive wanted in Connecticut for murder and probation violation.

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Related Topix: Dorchester County, SC

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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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

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

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