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Happening Today: Bond hearing for suspect charged in deadly Charleston restaurant shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A suspect connected with a deadly shooting of a restaurant employee in downtown Charleston will appear in bond court Thursday. Antwan Lamont Scott (29) was arrested on numerous charges including murder, attempted armed robbery, and second-degree burglary. On Tuesday, police responded to Toast All Day off King Street just after midnight […]
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Cement truck spill impacting traffic in North Charleston

UPDATE: The crash on Mall Drive has been cleared and the road is open, according to police. — NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Two separate traffic incidents are snarling traffic in North Charleston on Thursday. Emergency crews are responding to a head-on crash along the Mall Drive overpass between Lacross Road and Rivers Avenue. “A […]
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NAACP leaders question GCSD's increase to $13 an hour

GEORGETOWN — Is a salary of $13 an hour enough to raise a family?. That was the question put to the Georgetown County School District Board of Education during its June 28 meeting by two NAACP presidents who took the board to task during the public comment period. “I’m...

Crash, cement spill impact traffic around North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Police are responding to two incidents impacting traffic around North Charleston Thursday morning. The North Charleston Police Department says they are on the scene of a head-on collision on the Mall Drive overpass between Lacross Road and Rivers Avenue. As of 10:15 a.m., Deputy Chief...
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SC emergency officials prepared for potential hurricane evacuations

Even with rising gas prices and population increases on the coast, state officials insist South Carolina is prepared to execute an evacuation should a severe storm occur this season. An evacuation order hasn't been issued for the coast since wind, surge and flooding from Hurricane Dorian in 2019 caused widespread...

NCPD: Man wanted for 2021 murder

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- North Charleston police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a December 2021 murder. On Dec. 27, 2021, officers with the North Charleston Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Sumner Ave in reference to a shooting. Two victims later died at the scene. An investigation determined Rashiean […]
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Where to celebrate July 4 in Charleston this year

Celebrate America’s birthday right here in Charleston with events happening all over the Holy City this July 4 weekend. Between fireworks, live music and parties taking place across the Lowcountry, you’re sure to have a good time this Independence Day. We’ve pulled together this round up of events and family friendly gatherings, so you and your crew know just how to celebrate the red, white and blue.

Watching Omar (Opera) at Spoleto Festival Opening Night

Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels’s world premiere opera recounts the life and autobiography of Omar Ibn Said, an African scholar enslaved in the Carolinas who refused to be defined or erased by his captors. Spoleto Festival USA ran from May 26th to June 11th. More information can be found at <a href=""></a> The History of Spoleto, cited from Spoleto Festival USA was founded in 1977 by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Gian Carlo Menotti, who sought to create an American counterpart to the annual Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy, that he founded in 1958. Looking for a city that would provide the charm of Spoleto as well as its wealth of theaters, churches and other performances spaces, Menotti selected Charleston as the ideal location. The historic city provided a perfect fit: it was intimate enough that the Festival would captivate the entire city, yet cosmopolitan enough to provide an enthusiastic audience and robust infrastructure. Championed

Sam Gjormand makes history in Division 1 baseball

VIENNA, Va (WDVM) — Madison High School alum Sam Gjormand is believed to have made history as the first female coach in Division 1 baseball. Gjormand was hired by the College of Charleston baseball team to be their Director of Baseball Operations. More specifically, Sam will be out on the road all summer looking for […]

New CCSD superintendent speaks for first time since announcement

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) new superintendent spoke to the public for the first time Wednesday since assuming the position. Don Kennedy, who formerly served as the interim superintendent, was selected for the full-time role on Monday evening. Kennedy spent Wednesday afternoon outlining his vision for the future of CCSD […]

Grand Opening: Chipotle Mexican Grill in Goose Creek – Thursday, June 30

Thursday, June 30, Chipotle Mexican Grill opens a new location in Goose Creek! This restaurant is located off St. James Avenue, only half a mile from Royal Lanes Family Entertainment Center. The location will even feature a Chipotlane, a drive-thru pickup lane that allows customers to pick up digital orders...

Palmetto Goodwill Hosting Multi-Employer Hiring Event on July 6th

Palmetto Goodwill’s Career Opportunity Center will host a multi-employer hiring event on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022, from 1 pm to 4 pm. The free event will be held at Palmetto Goodwill’s main office located at 2150 Eagle Drive, Bldg.100, in North Charleston. Some of the employers expected to...