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  1. Courtroom sketch artist on drawing Dylann Roof: a I was praying for himaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    Because cameras are typically prohibitied in federal courts, an artist's sketch portrays Dylann Roof facing prospective jurors for his death penalty trial in U.S. District Court in Charleston. Judge Richard Gergel is presiding over the case.

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  2. Focus turns to IOP this weekend with Connector Run, Barrier Island ECOthonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    David Quick/Staff A record 496 runners and walkers participated Isle of Palms Connector Run for the Child 5K in 2013. For some reason, the recollections of Hurricane Hugo on its 27th anniversary last week made me recall its role in the construction of the Isle of Palms Connector bridge, which was finalized shortly after the storm and completed in 1993.

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  3. Hedgehog in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | Post and Courier

    Editor's note: Charleston's lure isn't just appealing to people. The city and Lowcountry have plenty of attractions for pets, as well.

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  4. Reader photos: Your a oeCattitudea photos were purr-fect, now show us a oeLightaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | Post and Courier

    We have some synergy going this week between the “Music for Cats” story on the front page of this section and “Cattitude” photos appearing here. It wasn't exactly planned that way, but it's a nice coincidence.

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  5. Ex-officer who resigned under suspicion now teaching at Cane Bay police academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Post and Courier

    A cloud of suspicion hovered over Peter Wright's career when he left law enforcement more than a decade ago. The policeman resigned after Summerville internal investigators questioned whether he had lied about getting shot while fighting a suspect.

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  6. Things To Do Thursday, September 22, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Post and Courier

    FILE/PROVIDED The family of civil rights leader Esau Jenkins will host a community send-off event at the Maritime Center from 10 a.m.-noon before they travel to the grand opening of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, where some of civil rights leader Jenkins' memorabilia will be included in an exhibit. What: The City of Isle of Palms and the East Cooper Medical Center will host a free Community Wellness Fair, with blood work, cholesterol screenings, flu shots and over 20 healthcare professionals, specialists and other wellness agencies onsite to answer questions and provide information.

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  7. Two more sea turtles to be released as SC Aquarium builds new care centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Post and Courier

    The loggerhead wasn't in great shape when the research crew pulled it out of the water - gaping boat propeller wounds in its jaw and shell, the tip of a flipper bitten off, likely by a shark. But Hunley heads back to sea Thursday, fewer than three months after starting treatment at the South Carolina Aquarium's newly renamed and trademarked Sea Turtle Care Center.

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  8. Charleston zoning board OKs hotel plan for ports office siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Post and Courier

    The developer that plans to build a 225-room waterfront hotel on the site of State Ports Authority's headquarters has cleared an early permitting hurdle. A city zoning board on Tuesday granted a special exemption to Lowe Enterprises that would allow the project in that section of the Charleston peninsula.

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  9. Port of Charleston best positioned for cargo, economic trends, SunTrust economist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 18 | Post and Courier

    The Port of Charleston, with its roughly $2.2 billion in improvements and expansions planned by 2020, will be in the best position of any U.S. seaport to capitalize on the Southeast's growing economic dominance and an American supply chain that is increasingly moving away from the West Coast, predicts SunTrust economist K.C. Conway. “In South Carolina, you have a focus.

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  10. Luxury hotel with 225 rooms planned for Charleston ports agencya s office siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Post and Courier

    The proposed buyer of the State Ports Authority's headquarters on prime downtown real estate is asking city officials for permission to build a 225-room luxury hotel at the site that will cater to both guests and the general public. Los Angeles-based Lowe Enterprises, which wants to redevelop the SPA property at 176 Concord St., filed the request with the city's Board of Zoning Appeals, which is scheduled to review the matter Tuesday.

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  11. IOP police: Drunken woman spitting mad, threatened to rip officersa throats out a like a vampireaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Post and Courier

    Isle of Palms police responding to a call of drunken patrons at a restaurant Tuesday night arrested a 45-year-old woman who reportedly spit in their faces and threatened to rip their throats out “like a vampire.” Maureen Culbreth has been charged with two counts of threatening the life of a public official, one count of throwing of bodily fluids and one count of congregating for an unlawful purpose, according to Charleston County Jail records. She is free on $30,262 bail.

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  12. Folly gives preliminary approval to beach plastic banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | Post and Courier

    The city is one step closer to becoming the state's first seaside community to ban from the beach polystyrene coolers and food and beverage containers, as well as balloons and single-use plastic bags. Council on Tuesday night gave unanimous first-reading approval to an ordinance that would establish the beach ban.

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  13. Expanded Panama Canala s biggest impact, delayed by El Nino, headed toward Port of CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | Post and Courier

    FILE/AP Spectators watch as the Cosco Shipping Panama becomes the first ship to cross the expanded Panama Canal on June 26. The vessel, which was carrying more than 9,000 cargo containers, is part of a shift in shipping patterns in which East Coast ports eventually will overtake their West Coast counterparts in cargo volumes, according to some experts. Nearly 180 ships have sailed through the expanded Panama Canal since it opened June 26, but the heaviest vessels won't be making the journey until later this year.

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  14. Folly Beach riding wave of Charleston tourism pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 11 | Post and Courier

    Traffic on Folly Beach's website, follybeach.com, spiked after Travel + Leisure named Charleston “World's Best City” in July, according to city spokesman Robert Hart. “In fact, data shows that the day of the award and the day following broke web traffic records for Folly Beach,” Hart said.

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  15. IOP renourishment could be stymied by underwater Civil War blockadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 10 | Post and Courier

    The crook of an iron-staple knee, part of the structure support for a Stone Fleet ship, lies on top of a ballast mound on the bottom offshore Isle of Palms. Wracking storms, scarping erosion, drifting sandbars that won't give up their sand - what else could go wrong in the Isle of Palms' effort to renourish its beach? The Second Stone Fleet lies scattered across a few hundred acres of the sea bottom offshore - 13 old ships loaded with rock that were scuttled a century and a half ago during the Civil War, apparently on top of where today the best sand can be found to renourish the city's eroding beach.

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  16. Follya s fight against plasticRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Post and Courier

    Part of the problem with cups and boxes made from expanded polystyrene foam, aka “Styrofoam,” is that it breaks into smaller pieces that are eventually eaten by marine life. David Quick/Staff ¬ But not so to sea turtles.

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  17. Rogers named next Summerville police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Post and Courier

    Summerville Town Council on Thursday hired the only candidate of 17 applicants for police chief who came from within the Police Department. After an hourlong executive session to discuss the five finalists, council voted unanimously to accept the recommendation of town Administrator Colin Martin to hire Capt.

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  18. Inaugural Turtle Trek adds sunset beach run option to busy weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Post and Courier

    Photo by Barbara Bergwerf One of the 200 sea turtles - this one a green turtle - treated and relased by the South Carolina Aquarium. this release was in May 2010.

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  19. Stars may align for big tourism day on IOP next year for eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | Post and Courier

    Beach communities often tout their sunny weather, but this one is promoting itself as a place to experience darkness during the day. City Councilman Jimmy Carroll said the island is “thinking outside the box” by marketing the island as a venue to witness a rare total eclipse of the sun next year.

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  20. Folly poised to be first to ban polystyrene coolers, cups from beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 4 | Post and Courier

    This city is poised to become the state's first seaside community to ban polystyrene coolers and food-and-beverage containers, balloons and plastic bags from its sandy shores. City Council member Pennell Clamp, who proposed the ban with council member Dale Stuckey, said a prohibition on single-use plastic bags at retail outlets - that already received preliminary approval - did not go far enough.

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