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  1. Need a Lyft? What you need to know about the new ride-hailing app on Hilton HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Island Packet

    Need a Lyft in the Lowcountry? The Hilton Head area now has another option for you to catch a ride around town. Lyft, a San-Francisco-based ride-hailing service that competes with Uber, announced Thursday on Twitter that the company will be expanding its Savannah coverage to southern Beaufort County with areas including Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Okatie and Hardeeville.

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  2. Woman dies after being hit by dump truck in North CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Island Packet

    Police spokesman Spencer Pryor told local media that the woman was struck about 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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  3. 7 percent of SC children have an incarcerated parentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Island Packet

    In South Carolina, 73,000 children - some 7 percent of the state's childhood population - have experienced the incarceration of a parent. "I grew up in North Charleston .

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  4. Blufftona s foundation wona t be built by WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Island Packet

    The ugly gray wall of a new Supercenter - or is the Sam's Club building? - looms large over the intersection of U.S. 278 and S.C. 46. The sight has stirred a flap, of course. But the handwriting has been on this wall for quite some time.

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  5. For those who kept their homes, times are good; but for renters theya re really notRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Island Packet

    Renter Nicole Caverlyat gets settled at her home in the Piedmont Park neighborhood in Apopka, Fla., a former agricultural hub now crowded with housing developments. Where one in 10 homes was once a rental, now more than a third are.

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  6. Decade after housing peaked: Owners richer, renters hurtingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Island Packet

    It's a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble peaked and then burst in a ruinous crash: As real estate has climbed back, homeowners are thriving while renters are struggling. ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, AND THEREAFTER - In this Tuesday, April 19, 2016, photo, Christi Fabie works at her dining table at the rental home she shares with her husband, Joe Fabie, in Charleston, S.C. The Fabies left Mount Pleasant, S.C., to rent somewhere cheaper.

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  7. Thousands to gather for service today on anniversary of Emanuel shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Island Packet

    In the following days, President Barack Obama eulogized the church's pastor, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, in an arena service Former SC State Rep. Bakari T. Sellers speaks to the continued easy availability of guns during a memorial service on Thursday, June 16, 2016 to honor the nine members of Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church who died in a mass shooting a year ago.

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  8. Charleston: a A silence that was deafeningaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Island Packet

    Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., reflects on the anniversary of the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. that left nine people dead on June 17, 2015. In this June 19, 2015, file photo, Barbara Lloyd, of Charleston, S.C., cries during the singing of "We Shall Overcome" at a memorial service for the victims of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church, in Charleston, S.C. In a chaotic week dominated by reaction to the mass shooting in Florida, South Carolina's senators appeared on the Senate floor on Thursday to remind their colleagues of the one-year anniversary of another tragic shooting - this one in their state.

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  9. Sanford, Mulvaney easily win primaries in re-election bidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Island Packet

    Incumbent Republican U.S. Reps. Mark Sanford and Mick Mulvaney easily captured their party nominations Tuesday in a quiet South Carolina primary.

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  10. Remembering Charleston: a I asked him if he was OK. He never responded.aRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Island Packet

    Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., reflects on the anniversary of the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. that left nine people dead on June 17, 2015. People join hands in a moment of silence as thousands of marchers meet in the middle of Charleston's main bridge in a show of unity after nine black church parishioners were gunned down during a Bible study, Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. A photo showing hands raised during a moment of silence on the Charleston bridge following the shooting hangs above the door of the Capitol Hill office of Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C. U.S. Reps.

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  11. What Orlando teaches us about God, faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Island Packet

    I have written this same column for the children of Newtown, Conn., for the worshipers at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, and now, regrettably, I must again memorialize the innocent young adults killed early Sunday in Orlando Fla. According to media reports, the young man responsible for these brutal crimes swore allegiance to ISIS as he was committed his despicable and unspeakable acts of mass murder at a nightclub whose clientele were primarily members of that city's LGBT community.

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  12. Emanuel AME shooting: A look back in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Island Packet

    President Barack Obama delivers the eulogy June 26, 2015, for slain pastor and South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, who was one of nine people shot to death inside Emanuel AME Church in Charleston on June 17. Clementa Pinckney's wife Jennifer and daughters Eliana and Malana stand next to his portrait after unveiling it during a ceremony inside the Senate chambers of the State House on May 25, 2016. Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service for Sen. Clementa Pinckney on June 26, 2015, at the TD Arena in Charleston.

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  13. Mayor: Prayers of Charlestonians are with those in OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Island Packet

    Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg says the prayers of Charlestonians are with those in Orlando after 50 people were killed there in the worst mass shooting in American history. Tecklenburg says in a statement it was a year ago that Charlestonians came face-to-face with the same kind of evil that those in Orlando must now reckon with.

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  14. Charleston church shooting sparked changes nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Island Packet

    In the wake of the shootings of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, officials nationwide have taken steps to distance themselves from Confederate symbols and names. Suspect Dylann Roof appeared in photos with the Confederate flag.

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  15. 1 year after church shooting, much is the same in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Island Packet

    The names of Confederate generals still adorn street signs in Charleston's public housing projects, and a heroic waterfront statue dedicated to the Confederate Defenders of Charleston still faces Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired. Daniel Turner shows off a penny his great-great grandfather was carrying when he was wounded in an 1863 Civil War battle in Virginia while standing outside the Confederate Museum on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Charleston, South Carolina.

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  16. Spanish crew wins Atlantic CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | The Island Packet

    The Spanish team Tales II, crewed by Gonzalo Botin and Pablo Santurde, won the Atlantic Cup title Saturday after dominating both the offshore and inshore legs. Earendil, sailed by French duo Catherine Pourre and Antoine Carpentier, finished second and American boat Oakcliff was third.

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  17. Accused Charleston killer Dylann Roof gambles, wants lone judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Island Packet

    If granted, Dylann Roof's request to reject a jury trial means that entire trial, including the life or death phase, would be before U.S. Judge Richard Gergel In 1995, Roof defense lawyer David Bruck won a life sentence for killer by having lone S.C. judge preside over death phase Accused Charleston church hate crimes killer Dylann Roof has notified U.S. District Court Judge Richard Gergel that he does not want to be tried by a jury in his upcoming death penalty case. In a filing Thursday in federal court, Roof's lawyers said they do not want a jury to decide either phase of his upcoming trial.

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  18. Double Trouble: Turtle released 2 years ago back at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Island Packet

    The female loggerhead turtle treated and released two years ago from the Sea Turtle Hospital at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston was readmitted Wednesday. Briar was first admitted to the hospital back in 2013 after being found washed up in North Myrtle Beach.

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  19. Has construction stopped at Sea Turtle Marketplace?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Island Packet

    The Stein Mart department store, right, can be seen June 8, 2016, next to renovation under way at the Sea Turtle Marketplace, formerly known as Pineland Station, on Hilton Head Island. Joel Allen takes a humorous look at how junk mail has changed through the years as paper has given way to email.

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  20. Bluffton police tell what happened after executing search warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Island Packet

    Don Christy, the former owner of Property Administrators Inc. on Hilton Head Island, pleaded guilty to one count of federal wire fraud, a felony offense, in U.S. District Court in Charleston on May 31, 2016. The 72-year-old Christy, whose company managed services for local Homeowners Associations and large neighborhoods, is set to be sentenced within a few months.

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