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    Meth lab uncovered in North Charleston

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    At least one person is under arrest after a meth lab was uncovered in North Charleston.Police and the fire department responded to the Relax Inn on Ashley Phosphate around 6:30 Wednesday night.Dispatch confirms to News 2 that at least one person was arrested.Stay with counton2.com for more details. More>>

    Horse accident has some calling for horse/carriage ban in downtown Charleston Video included

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    The horse that bolted off with his carriage and crashed into the Charleston Market Tuesday afternoon has some people talking about banning horses/carriages downtown. Debbie Hall started a Facebook page after the recent incident in Savannah, when a horse there was spooked. She says these horse incidents prove carriages do not need to be in downtown Charleston. “You have to look at the other side of what’s being used ... More>>

    Stingrays lose 1-0, down 3 games to none to Wheeling

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    Goaltender Mike Condon stopped all 38 South Carolina Stingrays (0-3) shots to give the Wheeling Nailers (3-0) a 1-0 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at WesBanco Arena Wednesday night. The Stingrays trail the best-of-seven series 3-0.The Stingrays peppered Condon with 12 shots in the opening period and 14 in the second, but could not grab the opening tally. Not to be outdone, Stingrays netmind... More>>

    Dorchester District Two officials reviewing policies on e-cigarettes

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    With the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes, the FDA is looking at regulations surrounding the product..   More>>

    Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old girl from Mississippi

    Police are searching for (pictured left to right) Donald Boyd Harris, Maliah Harris and Allison Studdard. Police are searching for (pictured left to right) Donald Boyd Harris, Maliah Harris and Allison Studdard.
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    A 7-month-old Mississippi infant is dead and Lowndes County authorities continue to search for her sibling.
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    Authorities teach children how and when to call 911

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    Wednesday morning educators with Charleston County showed 4 and 5-year-old children at the Loving and Learning Daycare when to call 911. More>>

    Man pinned by massive oak tree talks to 17-year old neighbor during ordeal Video included

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    It’s an incident officials are calling a tragic accident after a massive tree falls in Hanahan killing a man inside his home. It was a young neighbor who helped William Klein during the tragic event while the debris, which eventually caused his death, covered him from the wasted down. It was massive willow oak tree estimated to weigh a about of 10-tons that smashed into 72-year old William Klein's house. Responders s... More>>

    2 Your Health Special Report - Raising a Child with Diabetes Video included

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    In a Special "2 Your Health" report News 2 anchor and medical reporter Carolyn Murray talks to two different families about raising a child with juvenile diabetes. More>>

    Police make additional arrests in North Charleston fatal shooting

    Shooting in North Charleston on Accabee Rd. And Sorentrue Ave. Shooting in North Charleston on Accabee Rd. And Sorentrue Ave.
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    Around 12 noon Tuesday April 22 police arrested 21-year-old Samuel Bolger in connection with Monday's fatal shooting in North Charleston. More>>

    Group protects historical land around Berkeley County Video included

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    A local conservation group is working to preserve and protect some of the historic land around Berkeley County.
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    Horse carriage crashes in Charleston Market

    Tuesday evening, about 5:10 p.m., a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the Market district of downtown Charleston. Tuesday evening, about 5:10 p.m., a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the Market district of downtown Charleston.
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    Tuesday evening, about 5:10 p.m., a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the Market district of downtown Charleston. More>>

    St. James Santee Elementary teacher named CCSD Teacher of the year finalist Video included

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    Charleston County School District has announced it's top five finalists for district teacher of the year. This week, we will introduce you to the district's top teachers.  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>>

    Former Crisis Ministries CFO accused of embezzling more than $400k Video included

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    Tuesday it was announced that former Crisis Ministries employee, Carol Libby, is facing five additional charges of wire fraud in connection with an ongoing embezzlement investigation. More>>

    Rhode Island senator visits Charleston to learn about climate change

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    Nestled on James Island is the South Carolina Marine Resources Center which houses scientist from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the College of Charleston,MUSC and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). It is a place climate change and it's affects on the world's oceans are put under a microscope."Istudy phytoplankton, a microscopic algae that live in the ocean and produce half the world's oxygen. And we're trying to understand how changes in c... More>>

    Search halted for missing Gaboon Viper

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    The missing viper could still be out there, but the search has been halted for safety concerns. More>>

    Farmer cited for strawberry signs by Charleston zoning officials Video included

    The signs saying "u-pick strawberries Abrose Farms" were on City of Charleston owned land and Ambrose was cited. The signs saying "u-pick strawberries Abrose Farms" were on City of Charleston owned land and Ambrose was cited.
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    Pete Ambrose has been farming on Wadmalaw Island for 40 years.
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    Bill would give grandparents legal visitation of grandchildren Video included

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    A bill working it's way through the Statehouse could allow some grandparents to see their grandchildren. Not every parent allows their children to spend time with his or her grandparents. More>>

    Clemson’s McDaniels to Forgo Senior Season, Enter NBA Draft

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    Tiger forward K.J. McDaniels announced Tuesday he is forgoing his senior season and declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft. “I’m thankful for the opportunity these past three seasons to grow as a player and person at Clemson,” McDaniels said. “None of this would have been possible without the guidance and support of my coaches, teammates and family. This was not an easy decision, but I am exci... More>>

    Police searching for suspect in Awendaw armed robbery

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    Tuesday just after 12 noon, Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to 1031 Hwy 17, IyeTifany Eyewear Store, to investigate a report of an armed robbery to this establishment. More>>

    Development phase of McLeod Plantation beginning

    Ground breaking at McLeod Plantation. (courtesy - CharlestonCountyParks.com) Ground breaking at McLeod Plantation. (courtesy - CharlestonCountyParks.com)
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    Ground is being broken in Charleston on new park amenities at McLeod Plantation. More>>

    Celebrate the 44th Earth Day April 22 Video included

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    Tuesday April 22 the world celebrates Earth Day and focus on the unique environmental challenges of our time.... More>>

    Lincoln Middle High School teacher named district Teacher of the Year finalist Video included

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    Charleston County School District has announced it's top five finalists for district teacher of the year. More>>

    Wife given $55K bond for allegedly shooting husband Video included

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    The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has charged a woman with Attempted Murder in connection with a shooting that occurred Sunday night near Cypress Gardens Rd. More>>

    MUSC says fuel pump leaked diesel into Charleston Harbor

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    Monday afternoon the Medical University of South Carolina issued a statement saying a a malfunctioning generator fuel pump atop the Institute of Psychiatry was the source of the diesel fuel leak into Charleston Harbor during the weekend. More>>

    New SC law deletes high school exit exam mandate

    A new law deletes South Carolina's three-decade-old requirement that high school students pass an exit exam to graduate A new law deletes South Carolina's three-decade-old requirement that high school students pass an exit exam to graduate
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    South Carolina is replacing its high school exit exam with tests considered more useful to students' lives beyond 12th grade. More>>

    Public encouraged to attend

    Last informational meeting for library bond referendum held Monday night Video included

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    The last of a handful of public informational meetings for a library bond referendum will be held on Monday at 6:00 p.m. at the Dunes West Golf Club in Mount Pleasant. "We actually don't have to go out and convince the public. They love the libraries. They love them,” said Janet Segal, chairwoman of the Charleston County Library’s Board of Trustees. That love will be questioned in November. The board of trustees... More>>

    Charleston County announces top five Teacher of the Year finalists Video included

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    Charleston County School District has announced it's top five finalists for district teacher of the year. This week., we will introduce you to the district's top teachers. More>>

    Oral history helps recover past at SC plantation

    Drayton Hall executive director George McDaniel says the sense of place provided by Drayton helps keep such history alive by allowing people to walk the ground where their ancestors once lived. Drayton Hall executive director George McDaniel says the sense of place provided by Drayton helps keep such history alive by allowing people to walk the ground where their ancestors once lived.
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    South Carolina is holding its historic preservation conference in Columbia this week, and part of the discussion focuses on telling the stories of communities that seem to have vanished. More>>

    Local businessman announces bid to be Charleston's next Mayor

    John J. Tecklenburg announced Monday that he is seeking election as Charleston's next Mayor John J. Tecklenburg announced Monday that he is seeking election as Charleston's next Mayor
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    PRESS RELEASE - Charleston businessman John J. Tecklenburg announced today that he is seeking election as Charleston's next Mayor to work with residents to craft a common, long-term vision filled with new ideas to improve Charleston's quality of life. 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>>

    Easter Sunday takes on an additional meaning for Mt. Pleasant church Video included

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    The Easter message of resurrection took on an additional meaning for Palmetto Presbyterian Church in Mt. Pleasant.Last year, on Good Friday, arsonists attempted to burn down the church.It was the second time in nearly a month.The doors leading into the church suffered the most damage.This Easter Sunday, however, those doors were given new life and a new role."I asked if I could take one of them and build a cross out of it," Derrick Russ said. Russ has been a member of the congregation for man... More>>

    4/20: marijuana legalization advocates quiet in the Lowcountry Video included

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    April 20th is the day marijuana advocates have long used to promote the drug's legalization. At a smoke shop on Folly Road Sunday, no customers would discuss marijuana use, but admitted to waiting outside four hours before the store opened its doors so they could invest in deals on pipes. Meanwhile in Denver this weekend, business is booming. The state claims millions of dollars in revenue since pot was legalized and the once feared crime increase has not materialized. Vape pens are essentia... More>>

    Beer bill aims to bring big brewers to South Carolina Video included

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    A bill filed this week could be a game changer for South Carolina beer breweries. "It will increase production, right now they're limited to 2,000 barrels of beer a year. This would really raise the stakes to 500,000," Brook Bristow, attorney for the SC Beer Association said. Bristow wrote the bill that's called the "Stone Bill," intended to lure Stone Brewing to the Palmetto State. They're a west coast brewery looking to expand on the east coast. Opponents say this bill could hurt local busi... More>>

    Flash flooding closes several roads in Downtown Charleston

    Fishburne and Killian Streets, Downtown Charleston Fishburne and Killian Streets, 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>>

    More evidence mounts in case of missing Gaboon Viper

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    (WCBD) More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in Harbor Pointe Apartments. What is now only pieces of the snake's skin was approximately 95% of the shed skin when it was found, only missing part of the head.
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    Police arrest two suspects caught smoking marijuana in vehicle

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    Thursday afternoon a police officer on bike patrol in North Charleston noticed two individuals smoking what appeared to be marijuana while sitting in a vehicle outside an apartment building.
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    Local group growing next farming generation

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    A local group is working to bring up the next generation of farmers. Low Country Local First says the aging population of farmers threatens the industry. That’s why they are helping to teach apprentices how to farm. Jim Martin has a day job, but says he is getting back to his roots. He grew up on a farm, and is picking up farming again by growing vegetables on a plot of land he is renting. “It’s one of those things where you see that you’ve spent months, from seed to transplant out to the... More>>

    SC unemployment fell to 5.5 percent in March

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    South Carolina's unemployment rate is continuing to go down.
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    10-year-old rides bike 213 miles to raise money Video included

    Scotty raised $62,951 that he gave to Water Missions International. Scotty raised $62,951 that he gave to Water Missions International.
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    On April 13, 2014, Scotty Parker, a 10-year-old from Hanahan, S.C. began riding his bike from the Upstate to Charleston, a distance of 213 miles, to raise money for safe water provided through local non-profit, Water Missions International.  More>>

    Correctional officer back to work after being punched by inmate Video included

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    A Berkeley County corrections officer is back to work after being punched in the face by an inmate. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office says this incident happened on March 28th. Another corrections officer was injured in the incident, involving inmate Benjamin Dubois. According to the police report, the detention officer was moving Dubois to another cell, because they say he kept covering the camera in his cell as well as kicking the door According to the police report,Dubois had a medic... More>>

    Surveillance images released in Summerville bank robbery Video included

    Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect
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    Thursday afternoon at approximately 12:20 p.m. a white male robbed the BBT bank at 10105 Dorchester Road in Summerville. More>>

    Police arrest suspect in Ridgeville, recover stolen vehicles

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    A joint investigation by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office and the Summerville Police Department resulted in the arrest of one person and the recovery of three stolen vehicles. More>>

    Beaufort marine squadron returns home to Marine Corps Air Station

    Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 will return from a nine-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, April 17-18 Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 will return from a nine-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, April 17-18
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    After 9 months supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, Marine Fighter attack Squadron 312 has a homecoming date. More>>

    Annual 'Take Back the Night' event raises awareness about sexual violence Video included

    The annual Take Back the Night event in Marion Square on Thursday, April 17th from 6-9pm.  The annual Take Back the Night event in Marion Square on Thursday, April 17th from 6-9pm.
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    The Charleston-based, non-profit organization People Against Rape, in partnership with the College of Charleston's Cougar Activities Board, is hosting the annual Take Back the Night event in Marion Square on Thursday, April 17th from 6-9pm. More>>

    Dismissed Clemson QB Kelly issues apology

    Former Clemson QB Chad Kelly issues an apology. Former Clemson QB Chad Kelly issues an apology.
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    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly apologized for his behavior with the Tigers and believes he can learn from the experience. Kelly issued a statement Wednesday through his uncle, Dan Kelly, the vice president of Jim Kelly Inc. Chad Kelly is the nephew of former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly. Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team Monday by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney for a pattern of conduct detrimental to the team. Kelly argued with coaches on the sidelines of S... 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

    Fort Dorchester High School student brings gun to school 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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    News 2 presents North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary with our Cool School award More>>

    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

    Full house at the Tax Delinquency Sale in Charleston County on Monday Full house at the Tax Delinquency Sale in Charleston County on Monday
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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>>

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

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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>>

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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>>

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    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>>

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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>>

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

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

    Cool School: Pinewood Preparatory School Video included

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    Pinewood Preparatory School in Summerville has a long list of points of pride, from academics, to athletics, to the arts. More>>

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    There was a cheesy challenge at Patriots Point Saturday afternoon to raise money for a good cause. The fourth annual "Mac Off" was held in Mt. Pleasant. Those who attended had the chance to sample different More>>

    Funeral arrangements for Alex Apps

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    Funeral plans have been made for a young SC man who was killed during a fake plan by two men who pretended to want to buy his pick-up truck. A Facebook page has been set up pledging to pursue justice More>>

    DHEC announces flu vaccines for insured adults on the way

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    COLUMBIA, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today that flu vaccines for adults with health insurance are on their way to the state. More>>

    Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science with our Cool School award More>>

    Zucker Middle School students benefit from Joint Base Charleston mentoring partnership Video included

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    Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science and Joint Base Charleston are neighbors, and they share a special partnership More>>

    Cool School: Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science Video included

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    Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science offers many opportunities for students. We're in North Charleston for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    The Oaks Christian School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents The Oaks Christian School with our Cool School award More>>

    Myrtle Beach policeman's report goes viral; all arrest reports disappear from website

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    A Myrtle Beach policeman's report about the arrest of two women he nabbed for fighting has caught fire on the web. And now, arrest reports are no longer available on the City of Myrtle Beach Police website More>>

    Archery program is point of pride for The Oaks Christian School Video included

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    Students at The Oaks Christian School in Summerville are reaching the mark and are on target to reaching goals More>>

    Cool School: The Oaks Christian School Video included

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    Faith, family, and community, the Oaks Christian School is grounded in spiritual and academic growth. We're in Summerville for our cool school of the week More>>

    Alston Middle School receives Cool School award Video included

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    News 2 presents Alston Middle School with Cool School award More>>

    Alston Middle School's arts infusion program helps students soar Video included

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    The arts are a point of pride for students, parents, and staff at Alston Middle School in Summerville More>>

    Cool School: Alston Middle School Video included

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    Alston Middle School has a lot of history, and the talented students there are making strong academic gains. We're in Dorchester county for our Cool School of the week. More>>

    Government shutdown could affect Lowcountry Video included

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    If the federal government does not come to a compromise over the budget, the Lowcountry could feel the effects of a government shutdown. Dr. Gibbs Knotts, chair of the Political Science Department at More>>

    Lowcountry Proud: Chargeurs Wool, U.S.A. in Berkeley County Video included

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    We are spotlighting a manufacturing plant you may have never heard of, but you may have used or seen someone using their product over the years.

    Chargeurs Wool, U.S.A. turns raw wool into wool top, a product used to make yarn and other products.
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    A newly implemented initiative at Macedonia Middle school is helping students develop a stronger love for reading More>>

    Cool School: Macedonia Middle School Video included

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    Macedonia Middle School is our Cool School of the week  More>>

    The 2013 Charleston First Day Festival was a big success

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    What a difference a year makes. The 2013 Charleston First Day Festival could not have asked for better weather compared to 2012, when a heavy downpour fell just before the event, leaving vendors and festival More>>

    Reality show spurs possible changes to Georgetown County codes

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    MURRELLS INLET, SC - Production continues on a new reality show set in Murrells Inlet. The show does not have an official name yet and the cast is based out of a home known as King's Krest. Neighbors in More>>

    Charleston water main break impacts area south of Broad Video included

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    Water is shut off for some in downtown Charleston. This comes after a water main break on Meeting Street. Police say water has been shut off in the area of South of Broad while repairs are being made. More>>

    Judge hears motion on Charleston couple's adoption of Baby Veronica

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A family court judge has listened to an argument from the attorney for the father of a Cherokee girl, asking him to reconsider aspects of an order requiring his client to turn over More>>

    Darius Rucker says he's honored to get a Boulevard named after him in North Charleston Video included

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    Monday city officials, hosts from radio station WEZL, and fans honored Darius Rucker by naming the road leading into the North Charleston Coliseum after him. The idea came from the morning radio hosts More>>

    Harleyville man crashes his car, dies.

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    A Harleyville man died on the scene of a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon. The Dorchester County Coroner, Chris Nisbet said 87 year-old Robert Limehouse Jr. died in front of 289 East Main Street in Harleyville. More>>

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    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Moncks Corner man was trapped in a rental car with a broken neck and other injuries for more than a day after the vehicle went off a forest road and rolled down an embankment in More>>

    Camp Rise Above provides fun camp experience for children with serious medical conditions Video included

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    Camp Rise Above provides fun life-changing camp experiences for children with serious illnesses More>>

    Flash flooding causes major problems in Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley County.

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    Several parts of the Lowcountry were hit with flash flooding. The National Weather Service indicated radar estimates as much as 2-3 inches of rain fell Monday afternoon. NWS reported major flooding in More>>

    Cool Camp: Camp Rise Above Video included

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    Camp Rise Above is helping kids with serious medical conditions enjoy a fun summer experience More>>

    Fatal accident near Magnolia Gardens in Charleston County

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    A single car crash early Sunday morning claims the life of the driver.  More>>

    Georgetown man accused of shooting his friend

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    Georgetown man accused of shooting his friend as a result of a physical altercation.  More>>

    Pet Helpers PAWS camp combines fun and animal safety awareness Video included

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    Combining fun and awareness of animal safety, that's the goal of Pet Helpers PAWS camp More>>

    Vehicle crash into North Charleston business

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    North Charleston police and firefighters are are currently on the scene of a vehicle crash at Gerald's Tires and Brakes on Rivers Avenue.Officials responded to the accident at the Brake and Tire Service Center at 4900 Rivers Ave, around 6:17am Thursday morning.No word on any injuries at this time. More>>

    Charleston County Deputies find body in Folly Rd home

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    On Tuesday, around 10:30 a.m. Charleston County Deputies responded to 1630 Folly Rd. in reference to a report of an unusual odor in the area. When deputies arrived to the home they found a deceased person More>>

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