Charleston Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. a Friday is a critical daya : Sheriffa s Office talks evacuation, re-entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Island Packet

    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office held a news conference in Beaufort on Thursday afternoon to discuss evacuation and re-entry for Hurricane Irma. Irma, a category 5 hurricane on Thursday, is expected to reach South Carolina late Monday afternoon, but effects - including intense wind - will be felt as early as Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Charleston.

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  2. Worried about Hurricane Irma? Therea s a readiness guide just for the LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | The Island Packet

    It is too soon to know if Hurricane Irma will head our way according to the National Hurricane Center, but as it spins formidably in the Atlantic, several in the Lowcountry are keeping an anxious eye on it, worried about what to do if it does. Fortunately, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has teamed up with the National Weather Service in Charleston to create a guide to hurricane hazards and preparedness tailored specifically to southeastern South Carolina and Georgia.

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  3. They say their eclipse glasses didna t work. Now theya re suing AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Island Packet

    See how soccer ball juggling became part of the Travel Channel's video shoot at Hilton Head's Chow Daddy's restaurant Testing your solar eclipse viewers and glasses is easy with a test you can do at home using indoor lights. Testing your solar eclipse viewers and glasses is easy with a test you can do at home using indoor lights.

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  4. SC has kept hackers out of voting systems, but watchdogs want details on the attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Island Packet

    State election officials say that despite millions of cyber attempts to gain access to South Carolina's voter registration system in the past year, no one has succeeded. But two election watchdogs complain that problems have been discovered and they want to be shown evidence of their severity.

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  5. Hilton Head student reporter for TIME for Kids is also a voice-over artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Hilton Head fifth-grader Christopher Nguyen was recently selected as one of 12 student reporters for TIME for Kids, a classroom magazine. While being interviewed on Tuesday, he revealed that he also records voice-overs for advertisements and showed off his voice-over voice.

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  6. For the first time in years, you might be allowed to catch this fish in the Lowcountry againRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Island Packet

    The National Marine Fisheries Service recently announced a proposal to allow a limited red snapper fishing season this year through an emergency action. The goal of the action is to "minimize adverse socioeconomic effects to fishermen and fishing communities that utilize red snapper as part of the snapper grouper fishery in 2017 while preventing overfishing from occurring and continuing to rebuild the stock," according to the proposal from the fisheries service .

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  7. Hilton Head Islanda s Shep Rose hosts a star-worthy dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Island Packet

    We don't yet know when Hilton Head Island native Shep Rose's dating show "RelationShep" will air this fall or whether there will be a fifth season of "Southern Charm," the Bravo show that made him famous, but we do know one thing: the man knows how to make some cool friends. Last night Shep posted a photo from Long Island Cafe on Isle of Palms , where he hosted a dinner and invited fellow "Southern Charm" cast members Cameran Eubanks and Austen Kroll along with NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr., Dale's wife, Amy Earnhardt, and "Vice Principals" star Danny McBride.

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  8. Tropical Storm Irma likely to form off SC coast. Herea s what we knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Island Packet

    As a slowly moving disturbance makes its way up the Georgia coast today, meteorologists are warning boaters and swimmers in the Lowcountry to stay out of the water until the system passes. The system was located about 135 miles south-southwest of Charleston as of 8 a.m. Monday with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.

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  9. Tropical storm watches issued north of Beaufort County as disturbance develops and moves inRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Island Packet

    The National Hurricane Center has issued its first advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone 10, the tenth disturbance they have issued an advisory for during the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. The system is currently about 60 miles off the coast of Georgia and is expected to track along the east coast of the U.S. Tropical storm watches have been issued from roughly 90 miles north of Beaufort County at the South Santee River to Duck, North Carolina, and also for Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.

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  10. Santee Cooper illegally hiked rates in SC to fund failed nuclear reactors, lawsuit claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Timeline of the effort by SCE&G, Santee Cooper and Westinghouse to build two more reactors at VC Summer nuclear station in Fairfield County Timeline of the effort by SCE&G, Santee Cooper and Westinghouse to build two more reactors at VC Summer nuclear station in Fairfield County Timeline of the effort by SCE&G, Santee Cooper and Westinghouse to build two more reactors at VC Summer nuclear station in Fairfield County Two South Carolina power customers have sued the board of state-owned utility Santee Cooper, accusing it of unconstitutionally raising rates to pay for a failed nuclear power plant project. The lawsuit, obtained Saturday by The Associated Press, was filed Aug. 23 in Berkeley County, where Santee Cooper is located.

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  11. Authorities name accused gunman in Charleston restaurant shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Thomas Demetrius Burns, 53, of Charleston, was shot by police officers during the hostage standoff at Virginia's on King around noon Thursday, said Charles Francis, spokesman for the Charleston Police Department. Burns was critically wounded by police.

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  12. Herea s what we know about the man killed during hostage situation in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Authorities have identified the man killed in a Charleston restaurant shooting by a man the city's mayor called a "disgruntled employee." Deputy Charleston County Coroner Sheila Williams said Anthony Shane Whiddon, 37, of Goose Creek, was the chef killed Thursday.

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  13. Woah! Record-breaking ship bigger than 4 football fields heads to Savannah, CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Island Packet

    The port of Savannah will soon be hosting the Theodore Roosevelt, and to say it is a big deal would be an understatement. A record-making deal would be a more accurate description, the Post and Courier reports.

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  14. a This could be huge:a Beaufort County homeowner tax break in jeopardy if SC actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Island Packet

    At the heart of the issue is a question of whether local homeowners lose their homestead exemption - a property tax break given to seniors and residents with disabilities - if they rent out their homes for a significant portion of the year. Under the state's two-tiered system , preferential assessments of a 4 percent tax rate are given to properties classified as primary residences.

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  15. A familiar St. Helena face leaves for opportunity to shape ambitious Charleston projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Victoria Smalls might one day return to St. Helena Island, where she grew up on land with farm animals and not far from what she deems sacred ground. The Penn Center campus is where her father graduated from Penn School and her parents met during the Civil Rights movement.

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  16. This couple married in SC during the eclipse. Their picture will take your breath awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Island Packet

    A South Carolina couple's awe-inspiring wedding picture during the once-in-a-lifetime eclipse will take your breath away. Terran Travis and Lexi Greenleaf got married on Monday in Charleston, during the total solar eclipse that drew cheers from crowds nationwide, even for those who weren't in the path of totality that brought complete darkness.

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  17. Watch: South Carolina surprises DB with scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Charleston from Gurnee, Ill., has practiced with the second unit as a safety this preseason. He has also spent time in his USC career as a receiver, with Will Muschamp praising his work ethic.

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  18. How Beaufort County just got one step closer to banning plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Although it's been a discussion for years, the potential for a plastic bag ban in Beaufort County is starting to look more like a reality. On Tuesday, as more than 30 concerned residents packed the meeting room and overflowed into the County Council chambers, officials took a major step toward implementing a ban.

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  19. The International Space Station just photobombed the eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Island Packet

    In this video captured at 1,500 frames per second with a high-speed camera, the International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the sun during a partial solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 near Banner, Wyoming. A total solar eclipse swept across part of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina.

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  20. Eclipse madness: What it was like in the small SC town where I-95 met totalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Island Packet

    At just past 2:43 p.m. on Monday, the moon's shadow blotted out the sun in Santee. Stunned onlookers stared skyward as that shadow lingered for over two and a half minutes.

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