Charleston County Newswire

Charleston County Newswire

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  1. Program that feeds seniors around Charleston saw enrollment double in the last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Post and Courier

    ... of all states for food security among adults 60 years old and older. Sixteen percent of all people in Charleston County have food insecurity, according to Our Lady of Mercy. As the population of older people grows, community organizations have moved ...

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  2. New airlines haven't cut into rival carriers' business at Charleston's airportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... File/Leroy Burnell/Staff Helen Hill, a Charleston tourism industry leader who is also a member of the Charleston County Aviation Authority board, touts airline growth at Charleston International Airport. File/Brad Nettles/Staff Southwest Airlines ...

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  3. Great books at great prices for a great causeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

    ... this year the Friends hope to exceed that amount. All proceeds raised at the book sale go directly to the Charleston County Public Library System. a A special event for Friends of the Library members will be held at the branch, Thursday evening, ...

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  4. Dozens of law enforcement gather at procession for fallen North Charleston officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMBF

    A community in mourning today as dozens of law enforcement officers and family members honored the life of a fallen North Charleston police officer. "His autopsy was completed at the Medical University, so in honor of him, we went down and escorted his body up here to Dyal funeral home," Captain Jim Woods with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office said.

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  5. Gale appointed to library councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Moultrie News

    On Jan. 1, Larry Gale of Mount Pleasant was appointed by the members of Charleston County Council to the Charleston County Library Board of Trustees.

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  6. Bobby Miller steps down from Charleston Republican Party after racial Facebook postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | WMBF

    Bobby Miller resigned from his position with the Charleston County GOP on Wednesday following controversial Facebook posts found on his page that some found racially offensive. Charleston County Republican Party Chairman Larry Kobrovsky said he asked Miller to step down from his position after a Facebook post surfaced.

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  7. Reset your (re)financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Charleston Business Journal

    ... could save you thousands of dollars. According to SmartAsset , a New York financial technology company, Charleston County residents are missing out on $1,775 per loan, for a total of $36,324,547 in savings across the board. That kind of money could ...

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  8. Charleston County Park and Rec to host Where The Wild Things 5K Run and WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | WMBF

    Join the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission for a 5K run and walk through the beautiful nature trials of the Caw Caw Interpretive Center on Saturday, March 3. Caw Caw is a nature preserve in Ravenel that is actively managed for a variety of wildlife, so there is a chance you may see a "wild thing" or two at this run, aptly called, "Where the Wild Things Run." Caw Caw is actively managed for waterfowl songbirds, otters, and deer and is a favored habitat for alligators, bald eagles and others.

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  9. Reported DUI wrecks kill North Charleston officer, police dog while injuring another patrolmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Post and Courier

    ... cruiser. The dog died at a veterinary clinic, and VanAusdal was hospitalized. MacCluen had been a Charleston County 911 dispatcher for three years before joining the North Charleston Police Department in August 2016, Chief Reggie Burgess said in a ...

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  10. More graffiti at Folly could relate to loss of Folly Boat, park official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Post and Courier

    ... everywhere. It's sad that it's happening to such a gorgeous piece of property," said Mark Patrick of the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission. Patrick speculated that the rise of graffiti in the preserve reflectsthe loss of the Folly Boat, ...

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  11. Race to be held for Tywanza Sanders, youngest victim of Emanuel AME Church shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Post and Courier

    ... High and West Ashley High. "The end goal is to have scholarship's in Wanza's name at every high school in Charleston County," Gray said. The race is named for Krispy Kreme doughnuts, where Sanders once worked. It is a major sponsor of the annual ...

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  12. Ladles Soups sued over credit card tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Post and Courier

    A former Ladles Soup employee is suing the Charleston-based restaurant chain for retaining tips left on credit card slips. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Charleston County Court of Common Pleas alleges that Ladles distributed cash tips to its hourly employees, but followed a policy of keeping credit card tips.

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  13. FBI: Mom of kidnapped girl apparently was tied up in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Bluffton Today

    This photo provided by the Charleston County jail shows Thomas Evans. A 4-year-old girl who disappeared from her South Carolina home where her mother was found badly beaten has been found safe a day later in Alabama, authorities said.

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  14. North Charleston police K-9 unit involved in crash on Rivers AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Post and Courier

    The crash happened at 8:53 p.m. at Rivers and Gumwood Boulevard, according to a dispatch supervisor with the Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center. The officer was traveling on Rivers with lights and sirens activated when a GMC Yukon tried to cross at Gumwood, said Lance Cpl.

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  15. North Charleston unveils program aimed at lifting up minority-run small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Post and Courier

    ... businesses that are making millions of dollars already. We are looking for small trades." By contrast, Charleston County's program, which aims to help smaller businesses regardless of race or ethnicity, caps gross sales at $7.5 million during the ...

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  16. 4-year-old girl abducted from South Carolina found safe in Riverside; suspect remains at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Http

    According to South Carolina news reports, Heidi Todd was taken from her Johns Island home in Charleston County after her mother was assaulted Tuesday.

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  17. SC man accused of kidnapping 4-year-old was let out of prison 2 weeks ago on early releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Island Packet

    The suspect arrested in the kidnapping of a 4-year-old Lowcountry girl is being held in a Mississippi detention center on Thursday, according to The Meridian Star newspaper. Thomas Lawton Evans , 37, of Charleston County, was identified as the suspect by Solicitor Scarlett Wilson at a Wednesday night news conference in South Carolina.

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  18. One S.C. resident says offshore drilling would be, 'Worse than (Hurricane) Matthew'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Island Packet

    ... her Johns Island home on Tuesday. Police also arrested her suspected kidnapper, Thomas Lawton Evans of Charleston County. Madison Belz was born with cysts on her kidneys. The organs were doomed to fail. Here's her story - and how one Facebook post ...

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  19. Forum to help prospective school board candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... is the forum's keynote speaker. Former Berkeley County school board member Kathy Schwalbe and former Charleston County school board member Ruth Jordan will also be part of the forum. Townsend taught at Summerville High for 27 years and was assistant ...

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  20. Charleston woman struck by car last month dies after two weeks in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Post and Courier

    A Charleston woman who was struck by a car at the end of last month and hospitalized since, died of her injuries Wednesday, authorities said. Myra Lee, 57, died at Medical University Hospital of injuries she sustained during the incident, according to the Charleston County Coroner's Office.

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