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  1. #SC1: North Charleston Mayor Endorses Katie ArringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | FITSNews

    The mayor of South Carolina's third-largest city is endorsing the congressional campaign of a first-time challenger - not the three-term incumbent many believe is a lock to win reelection. Mayor Keith Summey of North Charleston, S.C. is endorsing the candidacy of GOP challenger Katie Arrington - who is mounting a credible challenge to career politician Mark Sanford in the race for the Palmetto State's first congressional district .


  2. Wes Donehue's Firm Making MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | FITSNews

    This news site has had its ups and downs with political strategist/ digital media guru Wes Donehue in the past. In truth, though, Donehue is a lot like our founding editor Will Folks sometimes he just can't help it .


  3. Mount Pleasant Attorney Jailed On Obstruction ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | FITSNews

    An attorney in the South Carolina Lowcountry was arrested on Tuesday and charged with obstructing justice in connection with a 2017 drug bust in North Charleston, S.C. Melisa White Gay , 55, of Mount Pleasant, S.C. was arrested by agents of the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division and booked at the sheriff Al Cannon detention center in Charleston County. According to an affidavit accompanying the warrant for her arrest, last December Gay instructed Dametrice Pooler - the girlfriend of accused drug dealer Dwayne Walker - to "remove US currency and paperwork" from a residence she and Walker shared and to take the money and materials to an associate of Walker's.


  4. Lowcountry Man Busted Trying To Claim Stolen Lottery TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | FITSNews

    Agents of the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division arrested a Lowcountry man this week after he allegedly tried to claim winnings from the S.C. Education Lottery using stolen tickets. Kinyard Maurice Sheppard , 27, of North Charleston has been charged with five counts of "falsely making, altering, forging, uttering, passing or counterfeiting of a lottery ticket."


  5. Officer-Involved Shooting In North CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | FITSNews

    After a record-breaking year in 2017, South Carolina saw its first officer-involved shooting of 2018 in North Charleston, S.C. this week. The incident occurred early Wednesday at a Spinx convenience store located at 4895 Ashley Phosphate Road near the Joint Base Charleston military installation.


  6. New SC Lawmaker ElectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | FITSNews

    Lowcountry attorney Marvin Pendarvis was overwhelmingly elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives on Tuesday, winning a special election for S.C. House District 113 . With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Pendarvis received 1,462 votes - easily besting his GOP rival Theron Sandy 's 343 votes .


  7. Porter-Gaud Scandal: The LatestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | FITSNews

    Five days ago this news site dropped a bombshell when we reported on fresh allegations of sexual abuse at the prestigious Porter-Gaud preparatory school in Charleston, South Carolina. The allegations - directed at a former "religious figurehead" on campus - come as the school is dealing with a high-profile rehash of a prior sex abuse scandal that rocked its campus decades ago, prompting several suicides among student victims.


  8. SLED Investigating Charleston Detention Center DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | FITSNews

    Agents of the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division are investigating the death of an inmate in Charleston County, S.C. The inmate - 57-year-old Ronald Bernard Norman of North Charleston, S.C. - was found unresponsive in his cell at the Sheriff Al Cannon detention center on Monday morning. Medical staff attempted to revive him, but their efforts were unsuccessful.


  9. Steve Sherman: Samsung Is Not SC's FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | FITSNews

    Sometimes a press release isn't worth the paper it's printed on. That's how I feel about the recent announcement that Samsung would open a manufacturing facility in South Carolina.


  10. National Manufacturing Group Targets SC SenatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | FITSNews

    A national manufacturing advocacy group is running radio and online ads in South Carolina this week as part of its bid to sink the nomination of Scott Garrett as president and chairman of the U.S. Export-Import Bank . The ads - run by the National Association of Manufacturers - urge the Palmetto State's two U.S. Senators, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott , to oppose Garrett's nomination.


  11. Battle Lines Form For Jimmy Merrill's SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | FITSNews

    It's been a dark time for suspended South Carolina state representative Jimmy Merrill - one of the influential lawmakers ensnared by #ProbeGate , an ongoing, multi-jurisdictional investigation into public corruption in the Palmetto State. Eight months ago, the former "Republican" majority leader was slapped with a thirty-count indictment alleging some damning pay-to-play activity and some dubious money transfers involving a company run by his brother, Denver Merrill .


  12. More Trouble At Boeing SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | FITSNews

    Just as South Carolinians were picking their jaws up off the floor following a shocking decision by government-run utility Santee Cooper to shutter a job-creating nuclear power project, there was more bad economic news involving the state's biggest crony capitalist company. According to reporter David Wren of The Post and Courier , aircraft manufacturer Boeing offered voluntary buyout offers this month to an unspecified number of employees at its North Charleston, S.C. facility.


  13. SC: The (Power) Struggle Is RealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | FITSNews

    The news that South Carolina's government-run utility - Santee Cooper - was abandoning the construction of a pair of new nuclear reactors after nine years of planning hit the Palmetto State like a load of bricks earlier today. The unexpected decision by a panel of politically appointed bureaucrats not only resulted in the squandering of all of that time and investment, it totally screwed over private sector utility SCANA - which had planned to move forward with the project as Santee Cooper's partner.


  14. Charleston Court Aide Arrested For EmbezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | FITSNews

    A Charleston County, South Carolina court official has been arrested on embezzlement charges and the dollar amount is going to blow your mind. Amanda Marie Simpson , 42, of North Charleston, S.C., was slapped with one count of embezzlement of public funds on Thursday after admitting to detectives that she made off with $165 from a petty cash lock box.


  15. SC House 113 Special Election: Field SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | FITSNews

    In case you missed it, candidate filing closed over the weekend for a special legislative election in the South Carolina Lowcountry. The race for S.C. House District 113 will fill a vacancy created by the recent resignation of veteran Democratic lawmaker Seth Whipper .


  16. Layoffs At Boeing SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | FITSNews

    Crony capitalist aircraft manufacturer Boeing is shedding as many as 200 workers from its North Charleston, South Carolina facility - citing the need to remain competitive against its top global aerospace rival, Airbus . The layoffs come after the company - which has received more than $1 billion in incentives from South Carolina taxpayers - attempted to induce an unspecified number of employees to leave via voluntary buyouts.


  17. SC Dems Release: Donald Trump Threatens SC JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | FITSNews

    South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson released the following statement on President Trump's remark to European Union leaders that Germany is "very bad" for selling cars in the United States and that he is going to "stop that." This action would have a hugely detrimental impact on the economy of South Carolina, given the significant German automotive trade with and investment in our state.


  18. Crime Watch: Charleston Deputy Charged With CDVRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | FITSNews

    A deputy with the Charleston County, S.C. sheriff's office has been charged with second degree criminal domestic violence following an incident that took place in North Charleston earlier this week. Fourth-year deputy Preston Capers was arrested by officers of the North Charleston, S.C. police department on Sunday and taken to the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center.


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