Charleston Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Gun reformers say 'enough is enough' at Statehouse rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Post and Courier

    More than 100 people gathered around the South Carolina Statehouse on Thursday to push lawmakers to pass reforms they say would save lives. McFadden said lawmakers have failed to act on the deaths of her niece or the death of her friend Clementa Pinckney, a state senator and pastor who was shot and killed along with eight others at Emanuel AME Church in June.

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  2. The Devil Makes Three to play unreleased music, record live at Charleston showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The Devil Makes Three will play the Music Farm this week on a national tour with co-headlining act Trampled By Turtles. The two progressive folk/bluegrass bands have made a name for themselves in the past decade with their high-energy live performances that mix elements of rock, blues and jam band-style improvisation.

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  3. Family of librarian killed in Emanuel AME shooting launches literacy effortRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Growing up, when Cynthia Graham Hurd's four brothers raced outside to play in their free time, she'd park herself on the front porch with a good book. On Thursday, almost a year after she was killed with eight others at Emanuel AME Church, those brothers announced the creation of a literacy foundation to honor the woman who grew up to spend 31 years as a librarian and branch manager in the Charleston County Public Library system.

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  4. Active weekend includes recreation, 18th century-style, at Middleton PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Post and Courier

    History should interest people, but it puts some to sleep. Part of that may be because experiencing it can be a sedentary pursuit.

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  5. Palmetto Sunrise: Gun reform rally around the StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Post and Courier

    It'll be a busy day at the Statehouse with hundreds of proponents of gun reform expected to rally on the capitol grounds. The Hands Around The Statehouse Rally will take place at 11 a.m. Hundreds of gun reform advocates are expected to link and hold hands around the capitol building.

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  6. Savannah Highway reopened after wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The collision was reported just after 4:30 p.m. near Betsy Road. The motorcyclist was taken to Medical University Hospital, according to Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis.

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  7. Walter Scott family attorney: Federal charges against Michael Slager...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Former North Charleston officer Michael Slager was indicted this week on a federal civil rights charge in Walter Scott's death, a rare measure in police shootings that gives authorities another route to reach a conviction. Since 1993, at least 11 public officials in South Carolina have been charged with deprivation of civil rights in at least seven different federal cases.

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  8. Poultry exports, a growing sector for Charlestona s port, subject of U.S.-China trade complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Poultry exports from the Port of Charleston are hardly chicken scratch, accounting for 38 percent of all refrigerated cargo leaving the facility's container terminals. So anything that can move the needle on a long-simmering chicken fight between the United State and China can be seen as good news.

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  9. Charleston senator vows to block expansion of access to firearms...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    State Sen. Marlon Kimpson of Charleston vowed Wednesday to block every bill that seeks to expand access to firearms in South Carolina, placing a procedural hold on a proposal that would prevent the state from enforcing any sort of federal gun law that took effect this year.

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  10. Thyssenkrupp establishing distribution center in North CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Thyssenkrupp Industrial Services will create 32 jobs with a $1.4 million distribution center in North Charleston, the state's Commerce Department said Wednesday. The project, at about 200,000 square feet, will operate within a Foreign Trade Zone at 9004-I Sightline Drive in the Palmetto Commerce Park and will specialize in warehousing and transportation to and from the Port of Charleston as well as export packaging.

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  11. a Tucker Hippsa bill slows in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina senators want to expand the scope of a House-approved bill requiring public colleges to post online any information about infractions committed by fraternities and sororities. Members of the Senate Education Committee took no action Wednesday on the “Tucker Hipps Transparency Act” named after the Clemson University student and fraternity pledge found dead in Lake Hartwell after an early morning run in 2014.

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  12. Investor in medical office buildings adds to Charleston portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Healthcare Trust of America Inc. alluded to the $6.17 million deal in its recent first-quarter earnings report and call with analysts. Among the other acquisitions it closed in the January-March period, the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based company purchased a 22,000-square-foot building at 2575 Elm Center Road, not far from Trident Medical Center in North Charleston, county land records show.

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  13. North Charleston ceremony honors fallen officersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The Tri-County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony paid tribute Wednesday to all officers who have died in the line of duty, including 64 in the tri-county area. It was held at the Felix C. Davis Community Center at Park Circle in North Charleston.

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  14. Harris Teeter to open in renovated West Ashley shopping center in Fall 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The long-anticipated redevelopment of Westwood Plaza Shopping Center in West Ashley is underway, and nearby residents will have a new grocery store in less than 18 months. A Harris Teeter spokeswoman confirmed this week the Matthews, N.C-based chain will open a 53,000-square-foot supermarket beside Barnes & Noble bookstore in the fall of 2017.

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  15. West Ashley bridge bike lane fails the testRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Post and Courier

    That bike lane on the T. Allen Legare Bridge has gotten a reprieve - Charleston City Council won't scuttle this traffic experiment next week. We are halfway through the 60-day test to see how traffic responds to losing the fourth lane of the bridge from West Ashley to the peninsula, and already most council members have seen enough.

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  16. Lowcountry fruit farmer growing jujubesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Bernd Gronert doesn't have a clue whether the delicate little tree he's just planted at his fruit farm in Ridgeville will thrive. But if it doesn't succumb to shade or snow, Charlestonians in a few years may have the chance to sip on jujube tea.

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  17. Thunderstorm downs trees, crushes cars, knocks out power for hundreds in Charleston areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Post and Courier

    A severe thunderstorm Tuesday night brought 50-mph winds to the Charleston area, downing trees that crushed cars and knocked out electricity to hundreds of Lowcountry residents. The fast-pace storm rolled through the heart of Charleston County around 10 p.m. By 11 p.m., it had weakened as it cleared McClellanville on the county's eastern end.

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  18. Charleston search for missing 12-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Jamari Hazel ran away Tuesday from West Ashley Middle School at 1776 William Kennerty Drive, according to the Charleston Police Department. At the time, he was wearing a white thermal shirt, a white polo shirt and khaki pants.

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  19. Leatherman port terminal namesake blocks confirmation of Charleston ports chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Months after the State Ports Authority named its new container terminal after veteran state Sen. Hugh Leatherman, the powerful Pee Dee lawmaker is blocking the confirmation of the maritime agency's board chairman. Leatherman, R-Florence, made a successful motion during a Senate Transportation Committee hearing last week to delay the confirmation of Pat McKinney, who was appointed to the SPA's board of directors by Gov. Nikki Haley.

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  20. Lowcountry Giving Day extended through noon Wednesday after technical issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Donors will have extra time to contribute to Lowcountry Giving Day after website troubles Tuesday morning snagged the annual philanthropic spree. Coastal Community Foundation officials decided to keep the initiative open until noon Wednesday in hopes that donors frustrated by technical difficulties would find time to give.

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