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    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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    Mount Pleasant teen suddenly passes away while at school at Clemson University

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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>>

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

    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>>

    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>>

    Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

    Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

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    NEW YORK (AP) - John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday. The decision on Mark David Chapman by a three-member board came after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said. Chapman fired five shots on Dec. 8, 1980, outside the Dakota apartment house where Lennon lived on Manhattan's Upper West Side, hitting the ex-Beatle four times in front of his wife, Yoko Ono, and others. He was se... More>>

    Trooper who arrested NFL's Montgomery fired

    Trooper who arrested NFL's Montgomery fired

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired. The state Department of Public Safety said Friday that Lance Cpl. R.S. Salter was terminated for violating agency policies including conduct unbecoming a state employee. Salter stopped Montgomery in June when the Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman was returning to his Greenwood home. Montgomery was arrested and spent a night in jail after Salte... More>>

    5K in James Island to benefit 2-year-old with SMA Video included

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    Well you've definitely heard of ALS by now because of the “Ice Bucket Challenge” that has taken the country by storm - but you may not have heard of the other, fatal, and very similar disease, SMA.News 2 sat down with a young family from Charleston whose 2-year-old who was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and explains what his parents are doing this weekend to raise money and awareness for his condition.Miller David is adorable, sharp, and full of life…but unlike most little boys his ag... More>>

    Charleston police arrest student for having gun at Sertoma

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    A student was arrested at the Sertoma Classic Friday night for bringing a gun to the game.Police tell News 2 that they received a tip that a student was coming to Johnson Hagood Stadium with a weapon. Police found a student matching the description and followed him. The student ran on Altman balcony and threw the gun over.The student was handcuffed and removed from the stadium.This is a developing story. Check back for updates. More>>

    Public Meeting: School bell changes

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    Dorchester School District Two has announced the schedule for community meetings on proposed bell schedule changes for the start and end times to the school day. The upcoming meetings will take place this fall to provide parents and community members the opportunity to learn more about proposed changes, to provide input, and to make suggestions. Public feedback will play an important role in finalizing the bell change proposal to be presented to the Board of Trustees in December. In May, a pl... More>>

    Moncks Corner smell attributed to "sludge" Video included

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    A strong odor in Moncks Corner has many people there wanting to know what it is, and what can be done to stop it. Just about anywhere I drove through Fairlawn or Cedar Island, people told me a horrible odor, similar to burnt sewage, began over the weekend. Ruthe Griggs lives in Fairlawn. "It caught my breath. I couldn't even breathe." Patsy Southard lives on Cedar Island "I was out trying to put my pine straw in the yard, it was just overwhelming. It made me nauseous. I had to go in the ho... More>>

    Police: Be on the lookout for a man who stole soap products from Dollar General

    CPD says the man pictured here stole a bag full of soap from the Family Dollar store on King Street CPD says the man pictured here stole a bag full of soap from the Family Dollar store on King Street
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    Charleston City Police sent a BOLO or “Be on the lookout” alert to the media asking for help in identifying a suspect. The picture attached to the email alert shows a man carrying a white bag that police say contained numerous soap products. The man allegedly broke in to the Family Dollar store on King Street at 4:37 a.m. Friday morning to steal soap. If you have any information about the suspect in the picture, please call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111 or Consolidated Dispatch at 743-7200 and a... More>>

    UPDATE: SWAT, Colleton County Deputies arrest suspect following stand-off

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    Law enforcement in Colleton County are in a stand-off with a suspect after trying to serve a warrant.According to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home on Rum Gully Road in Islandton about 3:50 Thursday afternoon to serve an order of detention. After deputies met with a person on-scene that they believe the order of detention was intended, the subject pulled a rifle on deputies.SWAT and members of the Colleton County Sheriff's Office have the area surrounded.This ... More>>

    Black leaders want voice in SC beach safety plans

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    Black leaders say they want a voice in plans to ensure safety in the Myrtle Beach area over the Memorial Day weekend. Myrtle Beach NAACP president Mickey James and other leaders say they are concerned about more than just the Memorial Day holiday weekend. They say there needs to be more security year-round. The leaders told local media outlets at a news conference Thursday that black leaders are not being involved enough in plans to improve safety. Three people died and seven were injured in ... More>>

    VA reviews caregiver support in Charleston

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    A report from the Veterans Affairs Inspector General's Office recommends improvements to the support program for family members and others who care for veterans treated at the Ralph Johnson Medical Center in Charleston. The program provides medical, training, travel and financial benefits to caregivers for veterans and active duty service members. The report finds that half the applications to participate in the program in Charleston were not processed in the required 45 days. It also found t... More>>

    Latest: Wood mulch fire in Ladson Video included

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    A portion of an east bound lane on Highway 78 in Ladson is back open since being closed early Thursday afternoon. Crews responded to a mulch pile fire and battled... More>>

    Several fire departments fighting mulch fire in Ladson

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    All lanes on Highway 78 are closed as several area fire departments are fighting a fire at a Ladson wood recycling plant Thursday afternoon.According to the North Charleston Fire Department, Charleston County Consolidated dispatch received a call for a vehicle fire at 9421 Hwy 78 at 1:34 p.m. Ladson Wood Recycling is a landscaping and wood mulch location. Firefighters reported a large mulch pile burning at the site. A statement from North Charleston Fire Department says, "The fire itself is c... More>>

    Man wounded in Memorial Day shooting charged

    Man wounded in Memorial Day shooting charged

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    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - A man who was shot and wounded in a Memorial Day weekend shooting in Myrtle Beach has been arrested on a weapons charge. Multiple media outlets report that 24-year-old Keith Alextrus Williams of Lincolnville is charged with having a stolen pistol when he was shot. Williams was injured and three people were killed in the shooting at a Myrtle Beach motel. Williams was hospitalized for several days. Police Capt. David Knipes says the stolen gun Williams had was not used... More>>

    Georgetown City Council discusses rebuild options after downtown fire Video included

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    Last September a fire devastated eight businesses in downtown Georgetown.Some of the buildings dated back to the 1700 and 1800s, and while the owners of the properties did lose a lot, some say they refuse to let the fire get the best of them.Jeanette Ard owns Colonial Florist in Georgetown and said, “We're going to build back - probably bigger and stronger than we were."On Thursday night Georgetown City Council met at City Hall. In an executive session, Mayor Jack Scoville says they discussed... More>>

    Final scores from night one at Sertoma Classic

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    Night one of the 44th annual Sertoma Classic is in the books. Here are the final scores from Thursday night:Porter-Gaud, 15 Lincoln, 0Baptist Hill, 6 Cane Bay 13Hanahan, 0 Summerville, 0Stratford, 9 Timberland , 13 (2 quarters)James Island, 0 St John's, 6Goose Creek, 27 West Ashley, 8 (2 quarters)Schedule for Friday night:Academic Magnet vs StallPalmetto Christian vs GarrettBurke vs First BaptistPinewood vs North CharlestonNorthwood vs Military Magnet (2 quarters)Wando vs Bishop England (22 q... More>>

    Man arrested for Ravenel road rage incident ending in gunfire Video included

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    55 year old Curtis Ray Whitehurst of St. Petersburg, Florida, was arrested on two counts of Assault and Battery 1st Degree by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.On Wednesday, August 20th at 8:00 am, Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the Sunoco Gas Station on Hwy 17 in Ravenel to investigate a road rage incident where a gun was fired.According to deputies, a Ford Ranger was traveling north on HWY 17. A semi-truck, driven by Whitehurst approached the ranger from behin... More>>

    2 arrested in Mt. Pleasant after burglary call, chase and crash

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    There was a call of a burglary Thursday on Carriage Lane in Mt. Pleasant.An officer saw the suspect vehicle on Mathis Ferry and a short chase ensued.The vehicle crashed at the roundabout, near the 526 overpass, closing the area. Officers started a chase on foot. Both suspects were arrested near Southhampton Apartments.If anyone saw the vehicle pictured involved in anything suspicious Thursday, please call 843-884-4176. More>>

    RB Davis might miss No. 9 South Carolina's opener

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier says 1,000-yard rusher Mike Davis hasn't practiced this week and might not be ready when the ninth-ranked Gamecocks open the season against No. 21 Texas AM in a week.The teams play at Williams-Brice Stadium next Thursday night. Davis has been slowed by several injuries during camp, most recently a rib injury suffered last Saturday.Davis rushed for 1,183 yards last season, the fourth best single-season total in school history. Davis joked about his status T... More>>

    No. 16 Clemson backup OL Anthony transferring

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    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Part-time starting offensive lineman Shaq Anthony is transferring from Clemson.A release from the school stated that Anthony met with Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney on Thursday morning to discuss his decision.Anthony played in 17 games for the Tigers, making five starts the past two seasons. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound Anthony was not projected as a starter heading into the season for No. 16 Clemson.Anthony said in a statement he enjoyed his time at Clemson but needed a clean... More>>

    Teen wrote fictional story that involved neighbor's dinosaur and gun

    Attorney of suspended and arrested Summerville teen calls school's actions "absurd"

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    After a Summerville High School student is arrested and suspendedfor writing a fictional story, in which he described a gun being used to kill his neighbor's dinosaur,the 16-year-old's attorney speaks out. "This is a perfect example of 'political correctness' that has exceeded the boundaries of common sense," said David Aylor. "my client wrote about a fictional story that involved a neighbor's dinosaur and a gun. the arrest and suspension of my client is completely absurd. More>>

    7-year-old Charleston County student brings BB gun onto school bus, charged with carrying a Weapon

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    Charleston, SC -The Charleston County Sheriff's Office charged a 7-year-old boy through a custodial promise of carrying a weapon on school property andinterfering with a school.The child brought a bb gun on to a school bus. According tothesheriff's office,theMinnie Hughes Elementary student had theBB gunwhen he boarded the busThursday morning. An older student took theBB gun from the 7-year-old and gaveit the busdriver.The child was released to his legal guardian. More>>

    SC woman guilty in $50,000 Social Security theft

    SC woman guilty in $50,000 Social Security theft

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Bishopville woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing $50,000 from the Social Security Administration by collecting checks issued to her late mother. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles says 65-year-old Earnestine Lowery did not tell Social Security when her mother died in 2008 and continued to collect her retirement benefits until this January, when the agency discovered the death. U.S. District Judge Margaret Seymour accepted Lowery's guilty plea in federal court ... More>>

    New talks in Georgetown after destructive fire

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    It's been almost one year since a destructive fire tore through historic downtown Georgetown.Now the plans to rebuild are in the works but can everybody get on the page when it comes getting things done?Some of the Buildings that once stood on the now, vacant ground on Front Street were built as far back as the 1800's.On Thursday evening, City Council will begin an effort to find some common ground on what to do next.Last September, the fire started at the Limp'n Janes and then spread to Goud... More>>

    St. Louis Rams allow 3 Ferguson area schools to practice at facility

    St. Louis Rams allow 3 Ferguson area schools to practice at facility

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    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community - Ferguson, Missouri.North is one of three high schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District that has yet to begin classes because of the nearly nightly protests since 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by a police officer Aug. 9. The turmoil has sent Griffin and the other football programs scrambling to find places to p... More>>

    Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

    Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

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    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing. The lawyer for 25-year-old Nicole Vaisey said she was the victim of an abusive relationship with 39-year-old Stephen Howells Jr. "She was in a master-slave relationship with Howells," attorney Bradford Riendeau said. "I believe she's not as culpable as he is." Vaisey will be in court on Thursday. Authorities said Howells waived his r... More>>

    Authorities investigate body found in West Ashley

    Authorities investigate body found in West Ashley

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    An investigation is underway in West Ashley after a body was found on a sidewalk Major Eric Watson with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office says at 1:50am deputies responded to Ashley Crossing and Sunnyvale to investigate reports of a deceased woman found lying on the sidewalk. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the Charleston County Coroner's Office are investigating this death. The Coroner will release the manner of death and the identity of the victim. . Watson says there were... More>>

    UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

    UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

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    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores. A spokeswoman for UPS says the information includes card numbers, postal and email addresses from about 100,000 transactions between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11. United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday that it was among U.S. retailers who got a government bulletin about the malware on July 31. The malware is not identified by current anti-virus software. UP... More>>

    EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

    EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it fired a Jehovah's Witness who requested certain days off for his religion. The complaint was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court. A company spokeswoman said she hadn't seen the lawsuit. According to the complaint, Victaurius L. Bailey was hired at a Food Lion in Winston-Salem in June 2011. Bailey is a minister and an elder, and as such needed ... More>>

    Deputy Lexington County coroner charged with DUI

    Deputy Lexington County coroner charged with DUI

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A deputy Lexington County coroner has been charged with driving under the influence and open container. West Columbia police tell local media outlets they got a call Tuesday afternoon about a driver being asleep at the wheel. Police say they found Deputy Coroner Barry Wright sleeping in a county-owned SUV in the middle of a road. An officer woke up Wright and saw a cold, open beer in the cup holder. Officers say Wright stumbled, slurred his words and declined field sobri... More>>

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    Just like the crowds on King Street that is sparking a call for a moratorium on new bars selling alcohol, a huge crowd of people filled the city's planning commissioners meeting on Wednesday.The planning commission took on two issues that garnered all the interest: a zoning ordinance that creates a new entertainment district overlay zone anda 36-moratorium on late night bars.Commission membersvoted5 to 4 voteto recommend a moratorium on new businesses selling alcohol for 12 months instead of ... More>>

    Goose Creek school bus catches on fire

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    A school bus in Goose Creek caught fire Wednesday afternoon. The bus driver was able to get all of the children off the bus without any injuries.The Goose Creek Rural Fire Department responded to Apple Circle in the Willowbrook Subdivision, and put out the fire by 6 p.m. The fire department says they haven't determined the cause of the fire at this time. More>>

    Researchers bury underwear to demonstrate soil health

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    Men's cotton briefs can serve the needs of science when buried in a field for a few weeks. It's a takeoff on an agronomy soil test that uses cotton swatches to measure carbon consumption by microbes. Microbes living in soil with plenty of carbon, rich in organic matter to turn into energy, don't have to eat the cotton. Bacteria in carbon-poor soil will eat what they can scavenge. The “soiled underwear test” helped Clemson and North Carolina State University Extension specialists teaching a p... More>>

    Cross woman killed in hit and run

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    Investigators are searching for the person responsible for a possible hit and run. Shortly after 10pm Tuesday night, 59-year-old Peggy Ann Cain was found lying on the side of Highway 45 in Cross. She transported and pronounced dead at the hospital.Orange paint and skid marks mark the place where Cain was hit."She'd come in the Monkey Bar, and just sit there. But she didn't drink at all," said Ronnie Parker who was having lunch at Henry's Bait and Tackle in Cross. More>>

    MUSC researchers closer to finding marker for concussions in MRI's

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    As students head back to school this week, football athletics programs are firing up their practices for the season ahead and with contact sports, there's always the possibility for head injuries Right now, MUSC is one of the few hospitals in the country with a specific MRI system, that researchers are using to detect concussions in high school student athletes. An injury, up to this point, that was undetectable on an MRI. The system is called a DKI MRI and already researchers at MUSC sa... More>>

    Members of oxycodone conspiracy sentenced

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    United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Lance C. Tew, age 26, of Greer, Jessica R. Hollingsworth, age 24, of Taylors, and Mary Virginia Merritt, age 42, of Greer, were sentenced today in federal court in Greenville, for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, a violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846. Senior United States District Judge Henry M. Herlong, Jr., of Greenville sentenced Tew to 100 months, Hollingsworth to 48 months, and Merritt to 60 months in the Federal... More>>

    Tigers lose top returning rusher for season

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    Clemson, S.C.—Clemson junior running back Zac Brooks, Clemson's top returning rusher from last season, suffered a foot injury Monday night in practice and will be lost for the season. “Zac was having an outstanding camp and was ready for a terrific year,” said Head Coach Dabo Swinney. “The plan is for Zac to sit out this year due to the injury and come back next year as a red-shirt junior. This is a big loss because he is such a reliable player in all phases of the game. He knows the offens... More>>

    No. 9 South Carolina turns to youth in secondary

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier has said several times that No. 9 South Carolina has plenty of good players, just no one knows it yet.The Gamecocks coach better hope that's especially true in the secondary where the club enters the season without last year's lockdown standouts Victor Hampton and Jimmy Legree - and will lean heavily on freshmen Chris Lammons, Wesley Green and Al Harris Jr. to rotate into the mix this fall.With about a week before the Gamecocks open at home against No. 21 ... More>>

    Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

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    The Navy tells The Associated Press that at least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the service for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site in South Carolina. Ten others are under criminal investigation. Also, 32 other sailors were implicated by investigators but later exonerated. The number of accused and the duration of cheating are greater than was known when the Navy announced in February that it had discovered che... More>>

    Police investigating burglary, aggravated assault at downtown Charleston apartment

    Police investigating burglary, aggravated assault at downtown Charleston apartment

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    Charleston Police are investigating a burglary and an aggravated assault that occurred about 2:30 a.m. August 20, 2014 at a Smith Street apartment.The incident began when one of the three victims answered a knock at the door. A black female described as short, between 22 and 28 years old and wearing a dark colored hooded sweat shirt said she was looking for someone.The victim said he didn't know the person she was looking for and that's when a black male appeared armed with a knife. He tried ... 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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      It's been quite a year for Savannah's Queen of southern food; there's not a person alive that would deny that."You know everything came to a screeching halt. This time last year, I went from a hundred miles an hour to zero," says Deen. Zero found her isolated while looking for a way to regroup. A new manager, a new public relations team and Paula Deen has slowly climbed back on the saddle with hopes of reclaiming her spot in the hearts of millions of people; some she knows are gone, others ha...
      It's been quite a year for Savannah's Queen of southern food; there's not a person alive that would deny that."You know everything came to a screeching halt. This time last year, I went from a hundred miles an hour to zero," says Deen. Zero found her isolated while looking for a way to regroup. A new manager, a new public relations team and Paula Deen has slowly climbed back on the saddle with hopes of reclaiming her spot in the hearts of millions of people; some she knows are gone, others ha...
    • SCs emergency plan working; No additional costs yet from storm

      SCs emergency plan working; No additional costs yet from storm

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

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

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:37 AM EDT2014-08-27 07:37:31 GMT
      Experts predict that rising seas will bring floods threatening nearly $6 billion worth of property in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
      Experts predict that rising seas will bring floods threatening nearly $6 billion worth of property in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
    • USC Increasing Patrols After Crimes; Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

      USC Increasing Patrols After Crimes; Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 07:28:21 GMT
      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.
      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.
      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.
    • community support pours in

      Mount Pleasant teen suddenly passes away while at school at Clemson University

      Mount Pleasant teen suddenly passes away while at school at Clemson University

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:21:10 GMT
      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...
      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...
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