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  1. The Agenda: Who will the Quinns take down with them?; Dems see chances after AL; N. Chs. goes westRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Rep. Rick Quinn resigned from the legislature after two decades this week amid a wide-ranging corruption investigation Republican S.C. Rep. Rick Quinn resigned his seat yesterday and pled guilty to misconduct in office as state prosecutors closed in on his ethical entanglements and the consulting business ran by his father, Richard. The deal Rep. Quinn struck lessened the pressure on his father, but Rick could still spend some time in prison.

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  2. Now through February you can enter to compete in North Chuck's outdoor sculpture competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    This winter, the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department invites sculptors from the Lowcountry and beyond to enter their work into the 13th annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition, taking place in conjunction with the 2018 North Charleston Arts Fest. Deadline for submission is Sun.

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  3. How South Carolina history was hijacked to sell the Lost CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Driving into Abbeville's historic Court Square, just past a 7-Eleven selling live bait and a fluorescent-lit Dollar General, sits a 21-year-old monument declaring that the Confederacy was "in the right" all along. It's Thanksgiving day, 2017.

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  4. Listen to these 4 new, original holiday tunes from Charleston actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    When it comes to Christmas music, four local Charleston artists got that new new - and we're not talking cover songs here. Nope, these guys pulled a Mariah Carey and decided to drop original holiday tracks to the Christmas music canon.

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  5. Emotions run high, questions linger after sentencing of former police officer Michael SlagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Walter Scott's mother, Judy, holds up a photo of him as she walks to the media tents pitched outside of the courthouse in downtown Charleston. The emotional, and often long-winded, sentencing proceedings for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager ended Thursday, Dec. 7 in a sentence largely expected by experts.

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  6. North Charleston Coliseum and PAC announce clear bag policy for all eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    The North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center has issued a new security policy, which debuts at the South Carolina Stingrays game on Jan. 5, 2018 but includes all future events, including concerts. NCCPAC will soon regulate the size and types of bags that may be carried into the venues.

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  7. The Cocktail Bandits speak at next Friday's Creative MorningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    You've seen The Cocktail Bandits, Johnny Caldwell and Taneka Reaves, at bars and restaurants around town. The pair are cocktail aficionados, no doubt, but they're also steadily promoting female empowerment in the Charleston F&B industry through their blog and at speaking events.

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  8. Former North Charleston officer Michael Slager sentenced to 20 years in Walter Scott shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager will spend 20 years in jail, a federal judge in Charleston ruled today. Slager pled guilty to violating Walter Scott's civil rights in 2015 when he shot and killed the 50-year old Coast Guard veteran as he attempted to run following a traffic stop off Remount Road in North Charleston.

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  9. Cougar Night Lights light up Cistern Yard starting next ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    One mile of cable and 15,500 LED lights make Cougar Night Lights possible. Charlestonians near and far - not just those on campus - can partake in Cougar Night Lights starting next Thurs.

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  10. Walter Scott's son reads impact statement at sentencing of police officer who killed his fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Sentencing hearings for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager reached an emotional peak Wednesday afternoon as Walter Scott's son listed the ways his life changed following his father's death in 2015. "As life goes on, my father will never see me play high school football, graduate from high school, graduate from college," said Miles Scott as he held back tears.

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  11. CofC's Miss Judy is the face of the Swipe Away Student Hunger CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    You know Miss Judy. Even if you didn't graduate from the College of Charleston, you know Miss Judy.

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  12. Slager defense invites audiovisual experts to question circumstances...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Defense attorneys for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager invited video and audio analysts to the witness stand Tuesday morning. Monday's sentencing hearing resurfaced questions about the location of Slager's stun gun seconds before he shot Walter Scott in the back five times in a case that has circulated as evidence of excessive use of force against minorities.

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  13. Eyewitness who filmed Walter Scott's shooting takes the stand at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys will be haggling over an appropriate sentence for ex-police officer Michael Slager for the better part of this week. On April 4, 2015, Slager, then an officer with the North Charleston Police Department, shot an unarmed Walter Scott in the back five times following a traffic stop.

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  14. Michael Slager sentencing for violating Walter Scott's civil rights begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    The sentencing hearing for Michael Slager, the former North Charleston police officer who was caught on video shooting Walter Scott as he fled a 2015 traffic stop, begins today, Dec. 4. Slager pled guilty to a federal charge of violating Scott's civil rights in May as part of a plea bargain that allowed him to avoid a re-trial on state murder charges which initially concluded in a hung jury. Now U.S. District Court Judge David Norton will hear from prosecutors and defense attorneys in the case that has drawn out since Slager stopped Scott for a broken brake light on April 4, 2015.

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  15. Weekend Roundup: Ho, ho, ho, and a bottle of funRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Holy holidays, Santa. Y'all know the drill - get ready to get down with all things holly jolly.

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  16. Lowcountry Local First wins national growth accelerator contest,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    It's been a big week for Lowcountry Local First , the local nonprofit that works to encourage economic development, training, and support for local business owners. LLF won the fourth annual U.S. Small Business Administration's growth accelerator fund competition , receiving a $50,000 grant for their open-sector coworking space, Local Works.

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  17. City Council votes to find new firm to audit Charleston Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    R: Council member James Lewis Jr., council member William Dudley Gregorie, Mayor John Tecklenburg, and council member Perry Waring await the start of Tuesday night's City Council meeting in Daniel Island. City Council voted in favor of an independent audit of the Charleston Police Department after more than a year of calls for the effort by activists and members of the African-American community.

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  18. Charleston Area Justice Ministry decides housing crisis is too much to bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Most of Charleston's 5 million annual guests are usually looking for a glimmer of the past. The charming sight of a horse trotting around a public square with the likeness of a man who defended a "positive good" standing inside of it.

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  19. Black Fedora hosts holiday mystery dinner theater Thurs. Dec. 7 at the NPACRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Sitting down to a meal is often the harbinger of memorable moments: laughter exchanged with friends, news shared by loved ones, friendship grown with strangers. This December, the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre seeks to create an experience akin to these with their presentation of The Kriss Kross: The Night Inspector NoClue Almost Saved Christmas.

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  20. The Agenda: Clyburn will run again; District 99 primary runoff todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    As federal prosecutors push for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager to get life in prison next month when he's sentenced for violating Walter Scott's civil rights when he shot him in the back five times, Slager's lawyers say the shooting was manslaughter, not murder, which would lead to a lighter sentence. Last year, a jury could not agree to convict or acquit Slager on criminal charges.

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