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    Colleton Solar Farm: A ray of hope for South Carolina

    Colleton Solar Farm: A ray of hope for South Carolina

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    It's a farm, just outside of Walterboro, that is unique for the Colleton County area. This farm doesn't have any animals and it provides energy. Those who support solar energy say the Colleton Solar Farm is not only providing a ray of hope for the county but also South Carolina. The 14 acre space, just off of interstate 95 was once used for agricultural purposes, according to Mark Walling with Coastal Electric Cooperative. With more than 10,000 solar panels, and currently the largest to dat... More>>

    Heavy traffic expected in the Carolinas this Labor Day Weekend Video included

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    Well it's a bittersweet time of year, Labor Day weekend is upon us...and for many people traveling in the Carolinas, expect heavy volume for most of the weekend.Caroline McClellan drove her and her two young boys from Charlotte to Charleston on Friday afternoon and she says the roads were rough. "We've had a couple of spots where we had to slow down. There were a couple of wrecks. We had to slow down to bumper-to-bumper complete stops for about 20 minutes at a time, and we had two stints of t... More>>

    Blitz On 2 - Week 1 High School Football schedule & scores Video included

    Blitz On 2 Week 1 all the high school football highlights from around the Lowcountry. Blitz On 2 Week 1 all the high school football highlights from around the Lowcountry.
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    For all the High School Football highlights from around the Lowcountry tune in to Blitz On 2 with Brendan Clark Friday night at 11:10 p.m. only on News 2. More>>

    Fact Check: Sheheen Ad Says Haley “Hid” Computer Hacking Scandal

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    A new TV ad from Democratic candidate for South Carolina Vincent Sheheen attacks Gov. Nikki Haley for her handling of the security breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012. The ad says, "When hackers stole the Social Security numbers of 3.6 million South Carolinians, Haley hid it from us for over two weeks." It's true that Gov. Haley waited more than two weeks to announce the breach, but there's a reason she didn't. The State Law Enforcement Division and the Secret Service asked her ... More>>

    College of Charleston student creates city guide app Video included

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    As you are making plans for what to do this Labor Day weekend, there's an app for that. An app called ionCharleston was developed right here in the Low Country, by a business student at the College of Charleston. 22-year old Kenny Ridgell is the President of the company… and then there's school. “I'm a full time student… I'm taking around 13 hours, and thinking about picking up a computer science class to get some coding, pretty busy… working around 40 hours a week and going to school.” ... More>>

    SC woman pleads guilty in NC kidnapping plot

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    A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father.
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    Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

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    Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York. Stewart spoke Friday for the first time Ward died at an Aug. 9 dirt-track event in upstate New York. The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Ward's death. Stewart will race in Atlanta on Sunday night for the first time in three weeks. He says he took time out of respect for ... More>>

    House fire North Charleston

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    A home on Saddle Creek in North Charleston caught fire Friday morning... More>>

    Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

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    (CNN) -- The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday. More>>

    Taco Bell offering free food for lifetime in "Eleven Lasting Dollars" Contest

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    Taco Bell is offering free food for a lifetime. More>>

    Itsy Bitsy Spiders Weaving Trouble Lead to Recall of Suzuki Cars

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    Suzuki has recalled about 19,000 Kizashi mid-size sedans in the U.S. because spiders drawn to gasoline vapors weave webs that can block a hose to vent those gases.
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    Locals upset about new power-lines cutting through Hampton Park Video included

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    In downtown Charleston, Hampton Park is a place to relax, to work-out, or to visit as a tourist...but some say the park is now divided.Downing Child lives in the Hampton Park Terrace neighborhood and she says SCEG's new power line rebuilding project is taking away from the park's natural beauty."It looks like it's either a ski lift or a highway," said Child. “These are not just hurricane-proof, they're monsters! They are really just too big for this beautiful park and historic residential str... More>>

    FBI Citizens Academy: SWAT Team Video included

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    For the past month, we have been bringing you stories from the FBI Citizens Academy here in Charleston… and tonight, the 7 week course ended with a graduation for the attendees. But first a look at the SWAT team in the Low Country. Supervisory Senior Resident Agent Brian Womble, FBI, Charleston, “Our SWAT team is used frequently when we do any kind of high risk arrests around the state of South Carolina, they also deploy and support operations outside of South Carolina.” To prepare for hi... More>>

    Charleston Southern swamps NAIA Point 61-9

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Austin Brown, a transfer from UAB, threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in his first game as Charleston Southern beat Point 61-9 on Thursday night.Brown completed 9 of 12 passes for 160 yards as the Buccaneers rolled in the season-opener, which was their first-ever night home game.Charleston Southern rolled up 336 yards on the ground and finished with 502 yards of total offense, picking up 27 first downs.Point had 152 yards of offense, but scored its points on... More>>

    Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's mark with huge win over S. Carolina

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas AM beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.Hill's performance in his first career start proved there is plenty of life in the Aggies' offense without Manziel, a Heisman Trophy winner and first-round selection in the NFL draft. Hill finished 44 of 60 with three touchdowns.Hill was steady and confident in the pocket, leading ... More>>

    Riding for a cause: Raising money for veterans Video included

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    A trio of web designers based in Daniel Island are embarking on a cross-country motorcycle ride for charity.The men are riding more than 5,500 miles round trip from Charleston to Las Vegas. More>>

    Berkeley County Councilman to make council resolution asking DHEC to shut down GenEarth plant until they get some answers Video included

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    Our investigation into the GenEarth plant in Berkeley County has revealed more new information. DHEC says the company is in violation of their permit and state law for several reasons, including a strong odor problem at the plant, and at sites where they distribute burned human sewage.Thursday afternoon, DHEC sent us a copy of a letter they sent the company on Wednesday. The letter says the plant's odor mitigation plan is not working. DHEC says they are receiving more and more complaints. The... More>>

    New helmets arrive at Berkeley High School, proper fit key Video included

    New Riddell Revolution Speed helmets arrive at Berkeley High School New Riddell Revolution Speed helmets arrive at Berkeley High School
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    New helmets arrived at Berkeley High School Thursday, and are now protecting b-team players who started the season in helmets research showed put them at an increased risk of concussion. Related | Watch Brad Franko's investigation that prompted the change in Berkeley County The new Riddell Revolution Speed helmets received 5-stars (best available) by the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings. They replace the 24 Riddell VSR-4 helmets that VT gave 1-star, and the company urged all players to transition... More>>

    State leaders pushing for legislation on domestic violence

    Domestic Violence victim speaks out and tells of brutal attack

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    On Thursday a victim of domestic violence speaks out about her violent and traumatic encounter to News 2. She is speaking out in support of a push for more legislation that will protect women that find themselves in her same shoes. Christy Coleman survived a brutal attack and build up the courage to testify against her attacker in court. Her abuser was sentenced to three years in prison this week. More>>

    No coach, but CofC finally releases basketball schedule

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston men's basketball team will face a tough non-conference and Colonial Athletic Association slate during the upcoming 2014-15 season including eight opponents which advanced to postseason play a year ago.The Cougars will host NCAA Division III opponent Emory (Ga.) University in an exhibition game scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 8, at noon (ET) at TD Arena. The Eagles advanced to ... More>>

    The Citadel opens with Coastal Carolina Saturday

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Citadel opens its 107th season of intercollegiate football on Saturday when first-year head coach Mike Houston leads the Bulldogs onto the field at Johnson Hagood Stadium for a 6 p.m. kickoff against nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina. The Bulldogs and Chanticleers will meet on the football field for the first time ever as The Citadel opens its season at Johnson Hagood for the fifth consecutive year. The Chanticleers enter the contest ranked sixth in the FCS Coaches' P... More>>

    Clemson season ticket sales reach 6-year high

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    CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson Athletic Ticket Office announced today football season ticket totals have approached 56,000, marking the highest distributed total since the 2008 season. The total does not include nearly 12,000 student tickets available to each game.“As we continue to move forward and compete for ACC and national championships, this level of support from our passionate fans is not only appreciated, it's vi... More>>

    Disorderly Conduct keeps Johnson from getting CofC job

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    Anthony Johnson told News 2's Brendan Clark Thursday that he did not get the job as head coach for the College of Charleston basketball team because of a disorderly conduct charge back in 2011.In a text, Johnson said police were called to his home back in 2011 and that he pled no contest to disorderly conduct. He cites this as the reason he did not get the job at his Alma Mater.AJ, a former Cougar and 12-year NBA veteran, was seen as the top candidate to take over for Doug Wojcik, who was fir... More>>

    Joan Rivers rushed to a New York hospital

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    Actress and comedian Joan Rivers has been rushed to a New York hospital. Multiple sources tell NBC News Rivers stopped breathing while having throat surgery at a clinic in Manhattan Thursday morning. The 81 year old was taken to Mt. Sinai hospital in critical condition. We will continue to follow this developing story and will have the latest online and on air. More>>

    Suspect arrested for his role in an attempted armed robbery

    Suspect arrested for his role in an attempted armed robbery

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    Charleston Police have arrested a suspect for an attempted armed robbery of a Chinese food delivery driver.Ethan Lamont Jenkins, 19, North Charleston, is charged with attempted armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. A driver was making a delivery to a Rose Lane residence on July 31, 2014 when he was approached by a man, who police say was Jenkins, armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. The driver refused and the gunman then tried to grab the... More>>

    Make sure SEC Network is ready to go for tonight's game

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    It certainly has all the ingredients for a great game to start the season, but make sure you can... More>>

    1.5M to travel in Carolinas this holiday weekend

    1.5M to travel in Carolinas this holiday weekend

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - An estimated 1.5 million people in the Carolinas will be traveling this Labor Day to enjoy the last weekend of the summer season. AAA Carolinas says that's up about 1.5 percent from a year ago and the highest number in the past six years. Almost 90 percent of those traveling will be driving. And there's good news for motorists at the pump with gas prices down almost a quarter in South Carolina and down 22 cents a gallon in North Carolina since the Fourth of July. The s... More>>

    Hello Kitty not a cat!

    Hello Kitty not a cat!

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    Globally-popular children's character "Hello Kitty" turns 40 this year and with that birthday, comes a surprise revelation. Her creators say "Hello Kitty" is not a cat!That's according to Sanrio, the Japanese company that owns and manages the "Hello Kitty" brand.The Los Angeles Times reports Sanrio now officially describes "Hello Kitty' as a little girl from London.Sanrio forbids any depiction of the character walking on all fours, or in other distinctly cat-like activities.In fact, "Hello Ki... More>>

    Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member

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    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. Within minutes, one crew member was dying from a bullet shot by an officer. Thirty-eight-year-old Bryce Dion of Boston was the audio supervisor for "Cops." He's the first crew member of the long-running TV show ever killed while filming police in action. Omaha Police ... More>>

    Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

    Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

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    Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven't decided to keep their kids from putting on a helmet and stepping onto the field. According to an Associated Press-GfK poll, nearly half of parents said they're not comfortable letting their child play football amid growing uncertainty about the long-term impact of concussions. In the poll, 44 percent of parents weren't comfortable with their child playing football. The same percentage was uncomfortable with ice hockey... More>>

    Man sentenced in illegal pesticide case

    Man sentenced in illegal pesticide case

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    MACON, Ga. (AP) - The owner of an Ala.-based company that authorities say incorrectly used pesticide at nursing homes had been sentenced to two years in prison. Steven Murray of Pelham appeared in federal court on Wednesday. Prosecutors say his company, Bio-Tech Management, used the pesticide Termidor inside nursing homes in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Alabama, contrary to the manufacturer's instructions and created false reports to conceal it. Authorities say that jeopardized... More>>

    Investigation underway after shots fired in Georgetown

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    The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of shots fired at 215 Oatland Road in Georgetown. More>>

    Doctors say with recent storms, come allergies Video included

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    Charleston has had a lot of rain lately, and with that rain, comes allergies. Believe it or not your allergy symptoms might be a good predictor of a storm.Chief Meteorologist Rob Fowler, "Many times a cold front, a cold front approaching storm, what that does is it kicks up the winds ahead of the front, and often times the allergens, the pollen producers are there and now what you are doing is, you are making them airborne, so you are scooping them up into the thunderstorm and then they dispe... More>>

    Students suspended from Haut Gap Middle School

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    Two students are suspended for three days after they were caught trying to start a fire with hand sanitizer on Wednesday afternoon. Erika Taylor, spokesperson for the Charleston County School District, said the students were alone in a classroom at Haut Gap Middle School and were caught by a teacher after noticing the smell of something burning. The children were not injured and the fire department did not respond. Taylor said the students were suspended for 3 days. It is not known if the stu... More>>

    The Blitz Picks for week 1 of HS football season Video included

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    The Blitz Picks are back for another season.This year Billy Baker of the High School Sports Report will join News 2's Brendan Clark everyWednesday night at 11:00 to talk about the top matchups in high school football.Both Brendan and Billy bring decades of experience to the table when discussing Lowcountry athletics.The top 6 games talked about this week include:Summerville @ Cane Bay-Both teams coming of wins in week zero.Berkeley @ Stratford-Stags win last Friday while Knights struggled at ... More>>

    SC House meets to vote on 2 vetoes, costs taxpayers $34,000

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    The South Carolina House of Representatives met for a one-day special session Wednesday to vote on two bills Governor Nikki Haley vetoed. The session cost taxpayers about $34,000 in mileage, hotel, and meal costs. House Speaker Bobby Harrell says the bills couldn't have waited until lawmakers return in January. “If you didn't come back until after the elections, the next General Assembly doesn't have the authority to deal with vetoes from the previous General Assembly. This General Assembly i... More>>

    DHEC: GenEarth, Berkeley County Plant accused of awful odor, is breaking state law Video included

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    GenEarth, the bioenergy plant near Moncks Corner that has many people in Berkeley County complaining of horrible odors, is now being accused of breaking state law. The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control sent the company a letter August 21st accusing the company of violating the law. The letter was sent two days after News 2's Raymond Owens talked to residents at some Moncks Corner neighborhoods about a strong odor, described as being similar to burned sewage, that was in the ar... More>>

    Anthony Johnson withdraws from CofC men's Basketball coach search

    Anthony Johnson withdraws from CofC Men's Basketball coach search

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    The top two candidates for men's head basketball coach at the College of Charleston withdrew their names from consideration Wednesday.Former CofC star Anthony Johnson was considered the front-runner to replace Doug Wojcik, who was fired on August 5th amid allegations of verbal and physical abuse of players. Late this afternoon, Johnson told News 2's Brendan Clark he was withdrawing for personal and family reasons.The ... More>>

    Tropics getting active

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    As we near the half way point of hurricane season, the tropics are starting to get active. And just on time too. The peak of hurricane season is in August and September when the majority of named storms occur. During August, 27% of name storms occur and the most active month, September, produces 35% of named storms.Right now, we are tracking four different areas across the tropics. Hurricane Cristobal has been churning in the Atlantic since this past weekend. It will continue its track toward... More>>

    Georgetown Sheriff’s investigators searching for a burglary suspect

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    Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators are asking for the public's help finding 37 year old Kristopher Baron Cooper of 614 Wraggs Ferry Road in Georgetown in connection with a burglary.On August 18, 2014, two suspects forced their way through the back door of Wedgefield Plantation Country Club at 129 Clubhouse Lane in Georgetown. The suspects stoleseveral golf clubs and computer equipment from the clubhouse and fuel from the maintenance shed.The two suspects initially appeared on surveilla... More>>

    Harrell: Stemming domestic violence to be priority

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    South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell says preventing domestic violence will be a top priority for the House next year. Harrell announced Wednesday the creation of a 10-member bipartisan committee that will meet over the off-session with the intention of introducing proposals when legislators return in January. South Carolina consistently reports high rates of domestic violence incidents. The latest report by the Violence Policy Center ranks South Carolina first in the country in the rat... More>>

    2 Your Health Trident Medical says patients suffer due to psychiatric bed shortage

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    When you go to the emergency room you expect urgent treatment for acute illnesses but at Trident Hospital in North Charleston, ER's are often used as waiting rooms for people in need of a psychiatric hospital bed. The result is backed up hospital system and compromised medical care. Trident has created a solution, a new mental health unit, but state red tape is preventing them from moving forward.The CEO and the Director of Mental Health for Trident Hospitals wanted to show what they have ke... More>>

    Berkeley County inmate back in custody after escaping custody

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    A 20 year old female inmate is back in custody after running from a deputy at Trident Hospital early this morning. Chelsea Renee Sones had been transported to the hospital complaining of pain in her abdomen and had been treated at the ER and released. As she was being escorted to a patrol car at 12:39 am to be taken back to the detention center, she bolted from the scene and managed to elude the deputy.Officers from several jurisdictions, including North Charleston, Charleston and the Highway... More>>

    News 2 Investigation prompts Berkeley County to replace football helmets Video included

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    Dozens of Berkeley County football players issued Riddell VSR-4 helmets at the beginning of the season, have new helmets today, or will have them this week, because of a News 2 Investigation that revealed those helmets put them a greater risk for concussion, according to researchers at Virginia Tech. Related Story| News 2 Investigates: How safe are football helmets at Lowcountry schools “After you brought this to our attention, we did some more research on this, we talked to our equipment peo... More>>

    College of Charleston to offer two-day suicide intervention class

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    The College of Charleston will offer a two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training(ASIST)class starting September 22, 2014. The class is free and open to the public. This intensive ASIST training course is recommended for people who have one-on-one interaction with students like residence life, academic advising, public safety, EMS, educators and tutors. It would be helpful for people who are pursuing careers with high-risk populations like counselors, doctors, and educators. As a... More>>

    A more friendly force: Charleston PD launches Community Action Team Video included

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    The Charleston Police Department has been combatting issues with image, now there is a new effort. This week the department launched... More>>

    9-1-1 wants people with Internet phones (VoIP) to update their address

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    Consolidated dispatch employees from Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties will address local media outlets Wednesday at 2p.m.in regardsto an issue with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phonesor Internet phone service. Leaders are asking citizens to update their current address to avoid any problems with locating a caller during an emergency situation.VoIP phones are normal phones with a handset, cradle and buttons. However, instead of having a standard phone connection, IP phones c... More>>

    Accident between train and car in North Charleston, closes East Montague Ave

    Accident between train and car in North Charleston, closes East Montague Ave

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    Crews with the North Charleston Police Department are on scene of a vehicle vs train accident on East Montague Avenue and Gaynor Street.According to Charleston County dispatch, crews received the call at 6:32am.We have a crew headed to the scene and will bring you the latest as it becomes available. More>>

    Rising sea levels could threaten $6 billion of property in the Lowcountry

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    Experts predict that rising seas will bring floods threatening nearly $6 billion worth of property in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
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    USC Increasing Patrols After Crimes; Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

    40-year-old Kevin O’Neal was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an armed robbery on USC’s Horseshoe last week. 40-year-old Kevin O’Neal was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an armed robbery on USC’s Horseshoe last week.
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    The University of South Carolina is increasing patrols by campus police after four crimes in a week, three on campus and one just on the edge.
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    community support pours in

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    A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state.Clemsonfreshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tractinfection."Anybody that knew Virginia,knew shesaw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and i'm not a big social media guy but since then i've just been seeing all this out pouring,"Herb Gilliam.Social Media he says has b... More>>

    Dorchester Co. partners with DD4 to enforce work ethic skills

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    Dorchester County officials are preparing your students for their career with a lesson in work ethics. County officials started the program 2 years ago, after hearing from industries that graduating students were lacking work ethics. Now, the program is expanding into more classes there for the school year. One thing you notice at Woodland High School, these halls have no late stragglers. Once class has started…it's their job to get to class on time. Erin Garant, English teacher, Woodlan... More>>

    2 Your Health:People with cognitive impairment may be at increased risk of stroke

    2 Your Health:People with cognitive impairment may be at increased risk of stroke

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    People with cognitive impairment are significantly more likely to have a stroke than people with normal cognitive function, according to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. "Given the projected substantial rise in the number of older people around the world, prevalence rates of cognitive impairment and stroke are expected to soar over the next several decades, especially in high-income countries," said study author Bruce Ovbiagele, M.D., Medical University of So... More>>

    Gamecocks LB Moore won't start opener

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore, the team's leading tackler last season, won't start the season opener against Texas AM on Thursday night after missing a treatment session for a shoulder injury.Gamecocks defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward said sophomore Jonathan Walton would start over Moore, who led No. 9 South Carolina with 56 tackles and four interceptions as a freshman. Ward said the move was to make sure that Moore does what he's supposed to in the future.Ward ... More>>

    What are your rights as a renter?

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    What can you do if you believe your landlord is not doing what they are supposed to do? That's one of the questions that was discussed this afternoon at a seminar on renter rights in Moncks Corner. "I want to find out about my rights as a renter." Leon Haynes attended the Renters Rights Workshop, held at the Prosperity Center in Moncks Corner. He wanted to learn more about, "when I leave a place, what my responsibilities are."Walter Simmons, the manager of the Prosperity Centers says they arr... More>>

    Changes and good food in this years Charleston Restaurant Week

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    Charleston Restaurant Week, known as one of Charleston's most-awaited events, is set to take place from Wednesday, September 3 through Sunday, September 14. This culinary event gives locals and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer specially-priced lunch and dinner menus. This installment marks the first time that restaurants will not be adhering to category tiers of 3 for $20, $30, and $40, but rather will have the o... More>>

    Rip tide risk increases heading into September

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    According to the National Weather Service (NWS), this week makes for the perfect storm to create a high number of rip currents.On shore winds, a new moon cycle and swelling from storms off the coastincrease the number of rip tides.They can be seen as the darker, or muddy parts of the water, areas where waves don't break and where seaweed consistently flows away from the beach."There's the idealized rip current which would be the 'river' in the ocean which actually looks like there's a river g... More>>

    Swinney: Suspended Clemson players out vs Georgia

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    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says the three players suspended for the 16th-ranked Tigers' opener at No. 12 Georgia, including returning starters defensive end Corey Crawford and offensive lineman David Beasley, won't get a reprieve from their one-game punishments.Swinney suspended Crawford, Beasley, backup cornerback Garry Peters and reserve offensive lineman Shaq Anthony in March for undisclosed violation of team rules. Last week, Anthony announced his intentions to transf... More>>

    North Charleston police searching for robbery and stabbing suspect

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    North Charleston police are searching for a robbery and stabbing suspect.It happened at the Dollar Value on Rivers Avenue on Saturday, just after 8:30am.According to the report, the suspect asked the clerk for change and when she opened the register, he stabbed her in the chest and grabbed money from the register.. Police were told he left on a bike toward Cosgrove avenue.. If you have any information about the suspect pictured, you're asked to call Crimestoppers at 554-1111. More>>

    News 2 Investigates: How safe are football helmets at Lowcountry schools? Video included

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    When it comes to protecting football players from potential head injuries, information is power. College and NFL teams these days use as much research as possible when deciding which helmets their players will wear. Among the first mentioned by many, is the Virginia Tech Rating System. It is considered the “gold standard” by many equipment managers, including those at the University of South Carolina, and The Citadel. However, until we started asking questions, some high schools in our are... More>>

    Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Two Children Die

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    The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Ace Bayou Corp. are voluntarily recalling about 2.2 million bean bag chairs following the deaths of two children.
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    Over 200 dead dogs found in Goose Creek; man pleads guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty

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    Some say it was the largest case of animal cruelty in South Carolina history, and today, the man responsible went before a judge in Berkeley County for his plea hearing.On Monday, Loney Garrett plead guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty. Back in February of 2013, Loney Garrett was arrested and charged with 43 counts of animal cruelty after police found over 200 dead dogs, and 45 others emaciated and starved at the man's Howe Hall Road residence in Goose Creek. Michelle Reid is the Executive ... More>>

    School start time shuffle? Video included

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    Dorchester District Two will be holding a series of meetings to explain the potential changes affecting all school levels for 2015-2016. More>>

    2 Your Health What you may not know about ALS

    2 Your Health What you may not know about ALS Video included

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    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS became known as 'Lou Gehrig's Disease' after the diagnosis of a professional baseball player. "It (ALS)became popular because of the baseball player Lou Gehrig who died in 1941", said Dr. Katherine Ruzhansky a neuromuscular neurologist at the Medical University of South Carolina. She says the disorder can strike anyone at any time. "It is generally thought to be a sporadic disease only 5 to 10 percent have genetic component." And even though this disease ... More>>

    Watch the 66th Emmy Awards tonight on NBC at 8pm Video included

    Hosted by Late Night star Seth Meyers, the 66th Emmy Awards air live tonight, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC. Hosted by Late Night star Seth Meyers, the 66th Emmy Awards air live tonight, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC.
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    Hosted by Late Night star Seth Meyers, the 66th Emmy Awards air live tonight, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC, and fans can watch the Emmys live stream here. NBC's Red Carpet coverage will start Monday 7:30 pm ET. More>>

    Two gun incidents surrounding Sertoma Classic Video included

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    The last game of the 44th annual Sertoma Classic drew eyes to the end zone for all the wrong reasons. More>>

    Local businessman arrested; charged with sex crime

    Local businessman arrested; charged with sex crime

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    A Walterboro antiques dealer and former Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors chairman was arrested Friday on charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. According to a report, on July 4th, 55-year-old David Alan Evans tried to engage a 16-year-old employee of his business, Bachelor Hill Antiques, into oral sex. The victim repeatedly refused, the report stated. Since the incident, Evans has resigned his position on the Walterboro-Colleton chamber of commerce's board, the ... More>>

    Meth lab found during traffic stop

    Meth lab found during traffic stop

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    Sheriff's deputies uncovered a meth lab after executing traffic stop near Walterboro. Colleton County Sheriff's Deputies say they initially stopped 33-year-old Ronald Andrews Jr. shortly after 1:00 a.m. Sunday on Jefferies Hwy for crossing the center line and driving under suspension; however, a subsequent search of the vehicle uncovered a one-pot inactive meth lab. According to a report, they found items from meth bottle containing lighter fluid to a gas generator bottle with tubing under ... More>>

    Authorities investigate weekend shooting incident in Colleton County

    Authorities investigate weekend shooting incident in Colleton County

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    An investigation is continuing in Colleton County after shots were fired at an intersection on Sunday evening.Officials say the gun fire took place shortly before 6:00pm on Ritter Road at Ford Lane.The two victims say they came to the intersection and noticed a couple of men standing near a wood area across from Ford Lane. The suspects then began firing gunshots at the victims, according to a police report.One of the victims told deputies after trying to escape wasn't successful due to his ca... More>>

    Ice Bucket Challenge accelerating donations for ALS research Video included

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    Across the country the "ice bucket challenge" has inspired hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease."Between July 29 and August 12, the ALS Association and its 38 chapters said they received $4 million in donations compared to $1.12 million during the same time period last year. According to ALSA.org,by Sunday August 24th, they reached $70.2 million.The site explains the challenge as people getting, "... More>>

    Community leader suggests ways to keep guns out of teenager's hands

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    With guns seemingly falling in the wrong hands of the Lowcountry's youth, all too often these days, local community leaders say they are dedicated to making a change.It's been a weekend of teenagers arrested on gun charges. Two incidents surrounding the Sertoma Classic football games ended with two teens behind bars.Co-founder of “The Coalition – People United to Take Back Our Community,” Thomas Dixon, said, "We got to say enough is enough! Now is the time! Enough is enough!"Representatives f... More>>

    Athlete asks judge to reject NCAA head-injury deal

    Athlete asks judge to reject NCAA head-injury deal

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    CHICAGO (AP) - A former San Diego State football player wants a judge to reject the proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it will deny billions in damages to athletes who suffered head injuries. The request came in a new federal court filing on behalf of Anthony Nichols, whose head-injury lawsuit was one of ten consolidated into a single case in U.S. District Court. Under the settlement proposed in July, the NCAA would set aside $70 million to diagnose current... More>>

    USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes Northern California

    USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes Northern California

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in northern California's San Francisco Bay area. Leslie Gordon of the U.S. Geological Survey says the tremor struck at just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The epicenter was about six miles southwest of Napa, California, and about 50 miles west-southwest of Sacramento. There was no immediate report of damage. More>>

    Williamsburg County officials search for burglary suspects

    Williamsburg County officials search for burglary suspects

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    Authorities in Williamsburg county are searching for two men who broke into a local auction house.The pair broke into the WorldNet Auctions on August 20th. They were able to escape with a four wheeler, a generator as well as other items.Right now no arrests have been made.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office at (843) 355-9696 or Crimestoppers at 554-1111 or toll free at 1-888-CRIME-SC More>>

    Manziel fined $12,000 for middle finger flip

    Manziel fined $12,000 for middle finger flip

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    CLEVELAND (AP) - Johnny Manziel has been slapped on the finger. The NFL fined the Browns rookie quarterback $12,000 on Friday for flipping his middle finger at Washington's sideline, a person familiar with the penalty told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the ruling has not been made public. Manziel said he was reacting to incessant taunting by the Redskins during Monday night's nationally televised game when he made the gesture while running back to Cl... More>>

    Authorities search for missing North Charleston man

    Authorities search for missing North Charleston man

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    Authorities are asking for your help locating a missing North Charleston man.Investigators say 58-year-old Leon Horlbeck went missing back on August 21st between 1-4am.He suffers from dementia and was last seen by a family member in the area of Glyn Terrace at 10:00 a.m.Horlbeck is described as being 5'10 and 115 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black shirt and Nike sneakers.If you have any information, call the North Charleston Police Department at (843)740-1015 or Crimestopers... More>>

    Election race for SC education chief underway

    Election race for SC education chief underway

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    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Now that the field of candidates is whittled down, the race for South Carolina superintendent turns to a discussion of the issues. The three candidates seeking the post participate on Sunday in a forum in Myrtle Beach before members of the South Carolina School Boards Association. The Republican candidate is Molly Spearman, the former director of the state Association of School Administrators who emerged from an eight-way GOP primary and a runoff in June to win the p... More>>

    Locals react to gun violence after Sertoma Classic football games Video included

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    It was the last game of the 44th annual Sertoma Classic when at least some attention was diverted to one end of the endzone. "I heard some commotion and I heard something land near me… and I look over and it's a handgun," said witness Laine Fritz. Officials with the Charleston Police Department say they got a tip that a student had a weapon outside the stadium. As officers responded, a 15-year-old took off running. Witnesses say he climbed the external stairs at the Altman Athletic Center an... More>>

    Revenue now pays 90 percent of SC state park costs

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    South Carolina's state parks are experiencing record attendance and generating record revenues. And the chief of the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism says the parks are well on their well to paying for themselves. Duane Parrish says park revenues have increased $4 million over four years. For the fiscal year that ended in June, the 47 parks and state historic sites in the system brought in $24 million - enough to pay for 90 percent of ongoing operations. Parrish says the park... More>>

    Citadel professor discusses Isis threat to Americans Video included

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    Newly released video show US military airstrikes getting stronger after the death of American journalist James Foley at the hands of Isis militants.According to Citadel professor, Dr. Jack Porter, they're unlikely to end soon. Watch the video above for Porter's entire interview.Isis has America's attention following the beheading of Foley. Now White House officials say the airstrikes may move to Syria, where Isis is headquartered. "We've made very clear, time and again that if you come after ... More>>

    Berkeley Elementary receives our Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Berkeley Elementary with our Cool School award.  More>>

    Berkeley Elementary's character education program promotes self motivation and peaceful resolutions Video included

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    Students at Berkeley Elementary are self motivated and self disciplined. It's a school with national distinction. We're in Moncks Corner for our last Cool School of the week before the summer break. More>>

    Cool School: Berkeley Elementary School Video included

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    Berkeley Elementary school has national distinction. We're in Moncks Corner for our last Cool School of the week before the summer break. More>>

    S.C. man sentenced to six months for allowing asbestos to blow onto beach

    Man sentenced to six months in prison after prosecutors say he allowed asbestos to blow onto beach during renovation work at the Regency Towers in Myrtle Beach. Man sentenced to six months in prison after prosecutors say he allowed asbestos to blow onto beach during renovation work at the Regency Towers in Myrtle Beach.
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    A Little River man has been sentenced to six months in prison after prosecutors say he allowed cancer-causing asbestos to blow onto the beach while his company renovated an oceanfront condominium.
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    Angel Oak Elementary receives News 2 Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Angel Oak Elementary with our Cool School award. More>>

    Body of missing man found near boat landing in Berkeley County

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    Authorities are investigating the death of a man reported missing from the Quinby Creek Boat Landing in Berkeley County. More>>

    Community partnerships provide valuable resources for Angel Oak students Video included

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    Community partners are helping Angel Oak Elementary as they work towards making academic gains. We're on Johns Island for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Cool School: Angel Oak Elementary Video included

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    They're a small school with a large support system, named after a historic tree on Johns Island.  Angel Oak Elementary is our Cool School of the week.
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    Bonner's arts integration helps to strengthen academics Video included

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    Art forms help to stimulate learning at H.E. Bonner Elementary in the Macedonia community of Berkeley county. We're in Moncks Corner for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Cool School: H.E. Bonner Elementary Video included

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    H.E. Bonner Elementary is a neighborhood school located in the Macedonia community of rural Berkeley county. We're in Moncks Corner for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    H.E. Bonner receives News 2 Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents H.E. Bonner with our Cool School award.  More>>

    East Cooper Medical Center to host 5th Annual 'We Know Women' Event

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    East Cooper Medical Center is hosting their 5th Annual We Know Women Event on Thursday, May 29.
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    Development group seeking $60M for Lowcountry land

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    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - An economic group says there's not enough land for development in Beaufort County and wants almost $60 million to buy several large parcels. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports the Lowcountry Economic Alliance would like to attract aerospace companies, defense contractors and information-technology companies to the fast-growing county on South Carolina's south coast. But alliance executive director Kim Statler says there are no parcels of land big enough... More>>

    First Baptist School of Charleston receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents First Baptist School of Charleston with our Cool School award. More>>

    Cool School: First Baptist School Video included

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    Students thrive in a Christian based strong academic setting in the heart of downtown Charleston. First Baptist School is our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Flowertown Elementary receives News 2 Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents the Flowertown Busy Bees with Cool School award More>>

    Attorney requests mom of slain SC teen stop Facebook posts about daughter's death

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    An attorney for a Laurens County man charged with murder is asking a judge to order the victim's mother to stop posting about her daughter's death and the criminal case on Facebook and other social media sites. More>>

    Research project brings history to life at Flowertown Elementary Video included

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    Students at Flowertown Elementary are breathing life into the pages of history. We're in Summerville for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Police investigating playground fire in Goose Creek

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    The Goose Creek Police Department is investigating after a playground caught on fire Sunday. According to Captain John Grainger with the Goose Creek Police Department, crews responded to the fire at FairFax Park on Fairfax Boulevard around 6:00 Sunday evening. First responders reported heavy black smoke coming from the area, and that the playground equipment was fully engulfed in flames. The Goose Creek City Fire Department arrived on scene, and were able to extinguish the fire rather quickl... More>>

    Cool School: Flowertown Elementary School Video included

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    Flowertown Elementary is a quaint small-town themed school with strong academics, arts, and healthy living initiatives. We're in Summerville for Cool School of the week. More>>

    Fort Johnson Middle School takes pride in academic success Video included

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    Fort Johnson Middle School takes pride in its academic success, as students prepare to compete in a national competition. We're on James Island for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Cool School: Fort Johnson Middle School Video included

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    Stellar academics, athletics, and musical programs, Fort Johnson Middle School continues to shine. We're on James Island for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Flash flooding closes several roads in Downtown Charleston

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    The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a flash flood warning for parts of Charleston and Berkeley Counties until 2:15 a.m. Saturday.Flash flooding has already closed several roads in Downtown Charleston. According to Charleston Police, the following streets are closed, as of 12:15 a.m. Saturday: · Area Bounded by Calhoun, Ashley, Rutledge, Bennett, Gadsden · Calhoun Street Lane 2 from Ogier to Rutledge · Ogier Street from Calhoun to Vanderhorst · Ashley Avenue North of Fishburn... More>>

    Berkeley Middle School receives News 2 Cool School award. Video included

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    News 2 presents Berkeley Middle School with our CoolSchool award. More>>

    Berkeley Middle School students thrive in technology driven atmosphere Video included

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    Tablets, digital document cameras, homework text alerts, Berkeley Middle School is proud of the many advantages the school's technology provides. More>>

    Fort Dorchester High School student brings gun to school

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    North Charleston Police are investigating after a student brought a gun to school Friday morning. According to Dorchester District 2spokesperson Pat Raynor, thestudent had an unloaded gun in his pocket during gym class. Another student saw the gun when it fell from his pocket, and immediately reported it to the teacher. The gun was confiscated, and the student who had just transferred to Fort Dorchester High, was taken into custody by law enforcement. More>>

    North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary receives Cool School award Video included

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    North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary's arts program helps to develop and nurture student talent Video included

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    Art, music, drama, dance, North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary is in its first year as an official school, and offers exciting programs for students. More>>

    North Charleston Police search for Wal-Mart robbery suspect

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    Authorities are searching for a man, believed to involved in a robbery at the Wal-Mart on Dorchester Road at Oakbrook Monday.  More>>

    Cool School: North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary Video included

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    They are a new school, filled with exciting new opportunities and programs for students. North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary is our Cool School of the week. More>>

    River Oaks Middle School receives News 2 Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents River Oaks Middle School with our Cool School award. More>>

    River Oaks Middle students gain aviation knowledge and experience through unique Civil Air Patrol program Video included

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    It's a cool and unique program at River Oaks Middle School. The Civil Air Patrol program allows students opportunities to learn about aviation and they actually get to fly airplanes. More>>

    Cool School: River Oaks Middle School Video included

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    River Oaks Middle School has well-rounded students, excelling in academics, fine arts, and athletics. We're in Dorchester county for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Cainhoy Elementary Middle School receives News 2 Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Cainhoy Elementary Middle School with our Cool School award.All week we've shown you all the cool things taking place at Cainhoy Elementary Middle School in Berkeley county. Cainhoy has Palmetto Gold and Silver awards, and has made Adequate Yearly Progress, AYP three years in a row. Cainhoy Elementary Middle School promotes high academic standards in an environment of student-centered, technology enhanced instruction. The school has strong support from community and business ... More>>

    Cainhoy Elementary Middle School's helping hands provide valued additional support Video included

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    You've heard the saying, it takes a village. At Cainhoy Elementary Middle in Huger, that saying is a way of life, and has led to strong academic gains. More>>

    Cool School: Cainhoy Elementary Middle School Video included

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    Cainhoy Elementary Middle School continues to make academic gains, and has strong community support.  More>>

    Haut Gap Middle School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Haut Gap Middle School with our Cool School award.  More>>

    Haut Gap students take pride in Green and healthy living initiatives Video included

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    Solar panels, composting, recycling, and wellness, The Advanced Studies Magnet Haut Gap Middle School on Johns Island is proud of it's green and healthy living initiatives. More>>

    Cool School: Haut Gap Middle School Video included

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    Strong academic gains, solar power green initiatives, the arts, community and business partnerships. There is a lot to be proud of at Haut Gap Middle, an advanced studies magnet school. More>>

    Sedgefield Middle School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Sedgefield Middle School with our Cool School award More>>

    Sedgefield Middle School celebrates diverse student culture Video included

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    More than a dozen countries, and several languages, all represented under one roof at Sedgefield Middle School in Berkeley county. More>>

    Cool School: Sedgefield Middle School Video included

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    Academic improvement, excited students, Sedgefield Middle School in Berkeley county continues to make gains. We're in Goose Creek for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Palmetto Christian Academy Receives News 2 Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Palmetto Christian Academy with our Cool School award. More>>

    Palmetto Christian Academy students extend helping hands around the world Video included

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    Palmetto Christian Academy, an outreach ministry of East Cooper Baptist Church strives to make an impact on surrounding communities, and communities around the globe. More>>

    Palmetto Christian Academy offers competitive and fun educational experience while developing well rounded students Video included

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    Rigorous academics, competitive athletics, comprehensive arts program, all in a nurturing, faith focused environment. Palmetto Christian Academy in Mount Pleasant is our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Cool School: Palmetto Christian Academy Video included

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    Faith, family, fun, Palmetto Christian Academy places focus on developing well rounded students, nurturing academic, emotional, and spiritual growth. More>>

    St. Andrews Middle School receives Cool School award

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    News 2 presents St. Andrews Middle School with our Cool School award. More>>

    St. Andrews Middle students excel through Odyssey of the Mind

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    St. Andrews Middle School students are top notch when it comes to academic competitions. The school has stellar participation in a world creative problem solving competition, called the Odyssey of the Mind. More>>

    Addlestone Hebrew Academy receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Addlestone Hebrew Academy with our Cool School award. More>>

    Cool School: St. Andrews Middle School Video included

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    Special programs, music, and unique clubs, St. Andrews Middle School is focused on making academic gains. We're in West Ashley for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Dorchester County families spend another day without power Video included

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    It was certainly a rough day for power crews and those living in the dark since Wednesday. The power outage has forced thousands of residents to start thinking about a warm and well lit place to stay. More>>

    Cool School: Addlestone Hebrew Academy Video included

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    They are a unique school that serves students across the Lowcountry. Addlestone Hebrew Academy in West Ashley is our Cool School of the week. Addlestone Hebrew Academy is Charleston's only Jewish community day school, with students from across the Lowcountry. The school, comprised of students from both Jewish and other faiths has been around for nearly sixty years. They have 135 students from 18 months to 8th grade. Addlestone takes pride in it's dual curriculum of Judaic and general studie... More>>

    Cane Bay High School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Cane Bay High School with Cool School award. All week, we've shown you all the cool things taking place at Cane Bay High School in Berkeley county. Cane Bay is a diverse school located in Summerville, a Palmetto Gold award winning school with excellent ratings for two years in a row. The Cobras are tops when it comes to academics and the fine arts. Cane Bay High School values community support, and they make helping others in need a priority daily. Congratulations to the Ca... More>>

    Cane Bay High School makes helping others a priority Video included

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    Cane Bay High School values community support, and they make helping others in need a priority everyday. We're in Berkeley county for our Cool School of the week. Reaching out to help others in need is embedded in the DNA of Cane Bay High School. Fine arts students are creating bowls for charity. Art teacher Barbara Richardson says, "We're creating bowls that we're going to be selling for a fundraiser for helping hands of Goose Creek. We're donating them as part of the Super Bowls for Charity... More>>

    Cool School: Cane Bay High School Video included

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    Cane Bay High School has a beautiful state of the art facility, and when it comes to arts and academics, major bragging rights as well. We're in Berkeley county for our Cool School of the week. Cane Bay High school is a diverse school located in the Berkeley county area of Summerville. The school opened six years ago, and now has 15-hundred students. Cane Bay is a Palmetto Gold award winning school, with excellent ratings for two years in a row. They offer the most advanced placement course... More>>

    Williams Memorial Elementary receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Williams Memorial Elementary with our cool school award. All week, we've shown you all the cool things taking place at Williams Memorial Elementary in Dorchester county. Williams Memorial Elementary is a diverse school in Dorchester District Four with 720 students, in pre-k through fifth grade. Williams is a good and excellent rated school, with Palmetto Gold and Silver awards. Williams provides students with a variety of arts, sports, and extra curricular activities to ke... More>>

    Williams Memorial provides fun activities for students Video included

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    Williams Memorial Elementary, a rural school in the town of St. George strives to keep students active, involved, and engaged. We're in Dorchester county for our Cool School of the week. From music to drama, Williams helps students explore and develop their talents. Students here at Williams Memorial Elementary in St. George love their school. Principal Jeffrey Beckwith says, "We have a great arts program, extra curricular activity is a big focus for us. There's not a whole lot in St. Georg... More>>

    Cool School: Williams Memorial Elementary Video included

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    Williams Memorial Elementary is an award winning school in St. George. From arts, to academics, they take pride in their accomplishments. We're in Dorchester county for our Cool School of the week. Williams Memorial started after the Civil War as an elementary school for African-American children. The school is named after the first principal, the Reverend S.D. Williams. Williams Memorial Elementary is a diverse Title One School in Dorchester District Four, with 720 students, in pre-k throu... More>>

    Coastal Christian Prep receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Coastal Christian Preparatory School with our Cool School award. More>>

    Coastal Christian Preparatory School provides fun faith based educational experience Video included

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    They're a hidden treasure tucked away in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant. Mission work is at the heart of Coastal Christian Prep. More>>

    College Park Middle School named "School to Watch"

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    It's national recognition for one Berkeley county school. College Park Middle School is a School to Watch. More>>

    Two Lowcountry churches helping people who need shelter

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    Two local churches are opening their doors for people who may need shelter from the cold. The Unity Baptist church at 950 Whipple Rd. in Mt. Pleasant will open its doors at 5pm Tuesday to provide shelter More>>

    Cool School: College Park Middle School Video included

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    Students at College Park Middle School are on the move in the right direction. We're in Berkeley county for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Chicora School of Communications receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Chicora School of Communications with our Cool School award. More>>

    Chicora School of Communciations' Angels provide additional support Video included

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    Chicora School of Communications has angels all year long, and the school takes pride in it's community support. More>>

    Joseph Pye Elementary receives News 2 Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Joseph Pye Elementary with our Cool School award More>>

    Pye Elementary helps students make global connections Video included

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    From dance, to music, to international communication. Pye Elementary's global initiatives have students on the move More>>

    Pye Elementary's STEAM approach combines science and creativity Video included

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    Pye Elementary uses innovative approach to learning that merges creativity and science More>>

    Sale in Charleston County: Debt going to the highest bidder Video included

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    Why buy this tax debt? There are a couple of reasons. More>>

    Cool School: Joseph Pye Elementary Video included

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    Engaged students, innovative programs, unique partnerships, awards, Joseph Pye Elementary School in Dorchester county has a lot to be proud of More>>

    Hanahan Elementary School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Hanahan Elementary School with our Cool School award More>>

    City of Hanahan and community provide additional support for Hanahan Elementary Video included

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    Volunteers are everywhere at Hanahan Elementary School thanks to vital community support and a partnership with City of Hanahan. More>>

    Cool School: Hanahan Elementary School

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    Awards and community support, Hanahan Elementary has plenty of both. We're in Berkeley county for our Cool School of the week More>>

    Trinity Montessori School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presented Trinity Montessori School with our Cool School award. More>>

    Charleston Co. Jury convicts man of domestic violence, 4th offense

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    A Charleston County jury found Ronald Steed, guilty of Criminal Domestic Violence regarding a May attack on his wife. The victim was attacked by her husband while in the bathroom of their marital home. More>>

    Berkeley County duo arrested for starting Myers Road fire Video included

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    The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office arrested two people accused of starting a structure fire at 633 Myers Road near Highway 176 Tuesday night.  Investigators say 32 year-old Jessie James Jennings and More>>

    Missing Goose Creek student raises concerns about school safety

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    Many parents in the Berkeley County School District are concerned about security after a 10-year-old girl was able to walk off the campus of Boulder Bluff Elementary. More>>

    Social media helps find missing Boulder Bluff Elementary student in Berkeley Co.

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    Missing ten year old Zoey Reynolds was found safe Wednesday afternoon about a block from Boulder Bluff Elementary School where she walked out of her classroom and off campus around 9:00a.m. Butch Abrams More>>

    Trinity Montessori School experience promotes unique learning Video included

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    Students at Trinity Montessori School are developing unique learning that challenges and develops concentration. We're in West Ashley for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Cool School: Trinity Montessori School Video included

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    They're a small school, with big hearts. Trinity Montessori offers a unique educational experience.  More>>

    Gregg Middle School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Gregg Middle School with our Cool School award More>>

    Delayed release of SC's September unemployment numbers released Friday

    The Department of Employment and Workforce is scheduled to release jobless figures for September on Friday afternoon. The Department of Employment and Workforce is scheduled to release jobless figures for September on Friday afternoon.
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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina officials are ready to release the state's unemployment rate, an announcement that's several weeks late because of the federal government shutdown. The Department More>>

    Gregg Middle School mentoring clubs help to promote student teacher interaction Video included

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    Minutes matter at Gregg Middle School in Summerville, especially when you're talking about Mustang Minutes, which includes mentoring and fun activities More>>

    Gregg Middle School holds special ceremony to honor veterans Video included

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    Gregg Middle School held a special ceremony to honor veterans More>>

    Cool School: Gregg Middle School Video included

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    Academic success, and strong community support, Gregg Middle School has a family atmosphere More>>

    St. Andrew's School of Math and Science receives Cool School award Video included

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    St. Andrew's School of Math and Science receives Cool School award More>>

    Two men wanted for shooting Legare Farm pigs

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    The search is on to find two men accused of shooting pigs on Johns Island's Legare Farms. Charleston Sheriff's Deputies got the call Wednesday November 6, 2013 at approximately 2:20 p.m. The call came More>>

    St. Andrews School of Math and Science help students excel through hands on learning Video included

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    Fun, exciting, creative, some of the words students at St. Andrew's School of Math and Science use to describe their school More>>

    Goose Creek's 2013 Christmas lighting to feature fireworks display

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    The City of Goose Creek will host the 2nd annual Lakeside Light Display behind the Municipal Center on Thursday December 5th. This year's event will kick off with a spectacular fireworks display at More>>

    Cool School: St. Andrews School of Math and Science

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    St. Andrew's School of Math and Science makes learning fun for students More>>

    Berkeley County Middle College High receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Berkeley County Middle College High with our Cool School award. More>>

    Berkeley County Middle College High offers unique educational opportunities for students Video included

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    It's a unique educational opportunity that's helping students attain college degrees early and save money at the same time More>>

    Cool School: Berkeley County Middle College High Video included

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    Berkeley County Middle College High is a county wide magnet school that offers a unique educational experience for students More>>

    Marrington Elementary receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Marrington Elementary with our Cool School award More>>

    Cool School: Marrington Elementary School Video included

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    Marrington Elementary has awards and outstanding community support from military families More>>

    Pinewood Preparatory School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Pinewood Prep with our Cool School award More>>

    Katie's Krops at Pinewood Prep grows into national movement Video included

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    An inspiring student at our Cool School of the week Pinewood Prep is doing what she can to help others, not only in her community, but across the country More>>

    Pinewood students excel in academics, the arts, and athletics Video included

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    Pinewood Prep in Summerville has a winning combination, academics, athletics, and the arts More>>

    Octavia's Red Carpet welcome Video included

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    Pinewood Preparatory School rolls out the Red Carpet for News 2's Octavia Mitchell. More>>

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      Wednesday, January 29 2014 7:38 PM EST2014-01-30 00:38:21 GMT
      The SCDOT builds into its budget money for salt, sand, and plowing snow.The SCDOT builds into its budget money for salt, sand, and plowing snow.
      South Carolina's Emergency Management Division says the state's plan for handling a winter storm like this has worked well, and so far the storm has not cost state taxpayers any additional money. "Not
      South Carolina's Emergency Management Division says the state's plan for handling a winter storm like this has worked well, and so far the storm has not cost state taxpayers any additional money. "Not
    • Colleton Solar Farm: A ray of hope for South Carolina

      Colleton Solar Farm: A ray of hope for South Carolina

      Colleton Solar Farm: A ray of hope for South Carolina

      Saturday, August 30 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-08-30 06:11:46 GMT
      It's a farm, just outside of Walterboro, that is unique for the Colleton County area. This farm doesn't have any animals and it provides energy. Those who support solar energy say the Colleton Solar Farm is not only providing a ray of hope for the county but also South Carolina. The 14 acre space, just off of interstate 95 was once used for agricultural purposes, according to Mark Walling with Coastal Electric Cooperative. With more than 10,000 solar panels, and currently the largest to dat...
      It's a farm, just outside of Walterboro, that is unique for the Colleton County area. This farm doesn't have any animals and it provides energy. Those who support solar energy say the Colleton Solar Farm is not only providing a ray of hope for the county but also South Carolina. The 14 acre space, just off of interstate 95 was once used for agricultural purposes, according to Mark Walling with Coastal Electric Cooperative. With more than 10,000 solar panels, and currently the largest to dat...
    • Heavy traffic expected in the Carolinas this Labor Day Weekend

      Heavy traffic expected in the Carolinas this Labor Day Weekend

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:12:40 GMT
      Well it's a bittersweet time of year, Labor Day weekend is upon us...and for many people traveling in the Carolinas, expect heavy volume for most of the weekend.Caroline McClellan drove her and her two young boys from Charlotte to Charleston on Friday afternoon and she says the roads were rough. "We've had a couple of spots where we had to slow down. There were a couple of wrecks. We had to slow down to bumper-to-bumper complete stops for about 20 minutes at a time, and we had two stints of t...
      Well it's a bittersweet time of year, Labor Day weekend is upon us...and for many people traveling in the Carolinas, expect heavy volume for most of the weekend.Caroline McClellan drove her and her two young boys from Charlotte to Charleston on Friday afternoon and she says the roads were rough. "We've had a couple of spots where we had to slow down. There were a couple of wrecks. We had to slow down to bumper-to-bumper complete stops for about 20 minutes at a time, and we had two stints of t...
    • Blitz On 2 - Week 1 High School Football schedule & scores

      Blitz On 2 - Week 1 High School Football schedule & scores

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:03:39 GMT
      Blitz On 2 Week 1 all the high school football highlights from around the Lowcountry.Blitz On 2 Week 1 all the high school football highlights from around the Lowcountry.
      For all the High School Football highlights from around the Lowcountry tune in to Blitz On 2 with Brendan Clark Friday night at 11:10 p.m. only on News 2.
      For all the High School Football highlights from around the Lowcountry tune in to Blitz On 2 with Brendan Clark Friday night at 11:10 p.m. only on News 2.
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