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  1. Church fires not usually arson; weather found as cause in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

    As social media buzzed about church fires in the South, investigators announced Thursday that weather caused a destructive blaze at a predominantly black church in South Carolina. The State Law Enforcement Division said in a statement that investigators found no evidence of criminal intent in the fire at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, about 50 miles north of the "Mother Emanuel" church in Charleston where nine people were killed June 17. The pastor at the rural black church targeted by the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago had said he suspected lightning was to blame.

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  2. Boy get stitches after being bitten by shark on SC coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bluffton Today

    In this June 14, 2015, file photo, emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C. Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast, Saturday, June 27, 2015, the second attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two weeks. MANDATORY CREDIT ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. - There's been another shark attack in the waters off the coast of the Carolinas.

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  3. Last funeral for victim of Charleston shooting in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bluffton Today

    The last of the funerals for the nine victims of the Charleston church shooting is scheduled for South Carolina's capital city, followed by burial at the Fort Jackson National Military Cemetery. An Army veteran, Simmons was a minister at several AME churches in the state.

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  4. Official: Fire at South Carolina black church wasn't arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bluffton Today

    A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday. Preliminary indications are that the fire at the Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville was not intentionally set and was not arson, the official said.

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  5. Heeding the president's words in wake of tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bluffton Today

    It has been two weeks since the Lowcountry lost one of its leading lights, state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, in a mass shooting at Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Pinckney, the historic black church's pastor, and eight others were killed in an apparent racially-motivated attack during a Bible study.

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  6. Flag's removal a first step toward healingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bluffton Today

    It has been another tumultuous week in our state, and indeed, across the country. The eyes of the nation were on South Carolina, and focused particularly on Charleston.

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  7. Relish hot dogs - with relish: An all-American food for the Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bluffton Today

    Photos courtesy of Sue AdeFresh Tomato Relish , with its bright flavor and crunchy texture, is not only perfect for topping grilled hot dogs, but for chip-dipping, too. Marion Cunningham called this recipe "the benchmark for basic relish."

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  8. Statue of white supremacist, former SC governor vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Bluffton Today

    Authorities are investigating the vandalism of a statue of a segregationist South Carolina governor as the state grapples with heightened tension over Confederate symbols in the wake of a massacre at a black church. Red paint dripped Tuesday from the statute of "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman on the Statehouse grounds in Columbia.

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  9. Gov. Haley vetoes 87 SC budget items tallying $30 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Bluffton Today

    Haley issued her line-item vetoes shortly before midnight Monday. They include items she's previously tried to eliminate, such as $250,000 for the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston.

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  10. Bluffton hearts & dartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bluffton Today

    Hearts ... to the growing push to remove the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds and other prominent positions across the country. Since Gov. Nikki Haley called Monday for the flag to be removed, in the wake of the attack on a Charleston historic black church that left nine dead, many more elected officials and other state leaders have followed.

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  11. Myrtle Beach officials call on SC to lower Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Bluffton Today

    Tourism officials in Myrtle Beach are calling for removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse. The board of directors for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce voted Monday that the flag should be removed and be placed in what the resolution called "an appropriate historical display."

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  12. Funeral to be held for woman whose husband forgave suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Bluffton Today

    The funeral for the victim whose husband offered forgiveness to the suspect in the deadly shootings at a South Carolina church will be held Monday at the church where the attack took place. Myra Thompson, 59, was one of nine people gunned down during Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston on June 17. During a court appearance last week, Thompson's widower, Anthony Thompson, told the 21-year-old suspect, Dylann Storm Roof, that his family offered their forgiveness.

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  13. Charleston church pastor remembered after VP Biden visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bluffton Today

    Vice President Joe Biden worshipped and spoke at the Sunday service of the historic African-American church where nine people were gunned down during Bible study earlier this month just hours before a funeral was held for another of the shooting victims. The vice president's surprise appearance came on the second Sunday the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church held regular services following the June 17 shooting.

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  14. Enjoy the summer, but keep hydratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Bluffton Today

    With the extreme heat we have been experiencing lately, the Bluffton Police Department would like to remind everyone to take extra precautions during these hot days. Bluffton has been experiencing temperatures in the high 90s with the heat index being even higher.

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  15. Jasper County students priority in new scholarship fund to honor PinckneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Bluffton Today

    The University of South Carolina Beaufort has established the Senator Clementa Pinckney Endowed Scholarship Fund to honor Pinckney's contributions to the Lowcountry. Pinckney, a reverend and married father of two, was among nine who were gunned down this month during Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston.

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  16. Woman removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Bluffton Today

    The Confederate flag was temporarily removed from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday when a woman climbed the flagpole and - despite calls by police to get down - removed the banner. Bree Newsome, 30, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was about halfway up the more than 30-foot steel flagpole just after dawn Saturday when officers of the South Carolina Bureau of Protective Services told her to get down.

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  17. Gullah lawmaker and pastor may run for slain senator's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Bluffton Today

    A House lawmaker and pastor of Gullah heritage may run in the special election to represent the Senate district that had been held by Sen. Clementa Pinckney. Pinckney was one of nine gunned down this month inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, a historic black church in Charleston.

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  18. Jeb Bush schedules meetings with pastors in Charleston, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Bluffton Today

    Jeb Bush plans to meet with black pastors in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday - part of a rescheduled visit to the state after he cut short an earlier stop because of the church shooting. The Republican presidential candidate was in Charleston as part of his campaign kickoff on the day that nine people were shot to death during a prayer meeting at a church.

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  19. Obama lauds high court decision on gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bluffton Today

    President Barack Obama, who himself has acknowledged an evolution over gay rights, said Friday that the Supreme Court's ruling giving same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide represents a day when justice "arrives like a thunderbolt." The president, in a Rose Garden statement before dozens of White House aides, said that the court ruling has "made our union a little more perfect."

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  20. Georgia officials call for end to Confederate holidays, platesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bluffton Today

    State Sen. Vincent Fort, an Atlanta Democrat, said he's developing legislation for the next session to eliminate Confederate Memorial Day and Confederate History Month. A man accused of killing 9 people in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, has been shown in photos with the Confederate battle flag.

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