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Man facing attempted murder charge in Feb 26 shooting

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in North Charleston arrested a 21-year-old on attempted murder and a slew of other charges in connection with a February 2022 shooting. Police responded to the area of South Allen Drive on February 26 after receiving reports of multiple shots being fired. Four gunshot victims were found at the […]

Longtime Lowcountry coach and AD passes away

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Former Charleston area football and baseball coach, and Charleston County School District Athletic Director Dave Spurlock has passed away. He most recently served as an assistant coach with the Hanahan High School football team this past season. Hanahan head football coach, Art Craig, confirmed Spurlock’s passing...

North Charleston Police close case of 2016 killing of tourist

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Years after the shooting death of Ohio resident Barri Shank outside of a North Charleston hotel, police confirmed they have closed the case. Investigators said Shank was walking his dogs outside of the Hyatt Place Hotel in the early morning hours of May 30, 2016, when he was shot and killed. Shank and his wife had just arrived in town on vacation.

Lowcountry coaching legend Dave Spurlock passes away at 69

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — Legendary Charleston County coach and administrator Dave Spurlock passed away in his sleep overnight, Sports4's Scott Eisberg has learned. He was 69. Spurlock's passing comes as a surprise, says Art Craig, who worked with the coach at Hanahan High School. Spurlock began substituting at...
The Post and Courier

Gators' QB Moore chooses Mercer

Goose Creek High School quarterback Drew Moore announced his college choice on June 27. The three-year starter and all-region selection is headed to Mercer University in Macon, Ga., to further his playing career after his days on Red Bank Road are over. The Bears are in the Southern Conference. They’re landing a player who has been trending upward the last couple years.
The Post and Courier

Hush, the last bell is tolling in Greeleyville

For reasons too numerous and perhaps too controversial to detail here, our school system was woeful at the midpoint of the past century when I was born in Greeleyville. Most black children and some white children lived in educational deserts. A 1941 study commissioned by Governor Maybank found that 19 of our 46 counties lacked a single high school for blacks. The state government as a willing primary educational provider is a relatively recent development. Other entities filled the void and established schools. Students from many communities often left home to attend the historically black colleges serving as “high schools” and institutions of higher learning.

Can I set off fireworks where I live on July 4th?

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – We’re just days away from the Independence Day holiday, and if you’re thinking about skipping the big firework shows in our community, you may want to make sure setting them off in your own driveway is legal before heading to the firework stand. City of North Charleston – Setting off fireworks is […]

NCPD charges man with attempted murder in February shooting on S. Allen Drive

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — North Charleston Police have arrested a man in connection to a February shooting which left three people injured and one juvenile dead. Deandre D. Brown, 21, was charged with attempted murder, assault and battery high and aggravated nature, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, and possession of a weapon by person's unlawful.

Small earthquake recorded near Summerville early Monday morning

CENTERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD)- A low-end earthquake registered in Dorchester County early Monday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 1.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Centerville around 3:31 a.m. The small quake was likely not felt by anyone. It was the second earthquake to rattle the Palmetto State in 24 hours. A 3.4 magnitude earthquake […]

Young Men's Service League opens local chapter for moms, teenaged-sons to give back

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) — A new opportunity for mothers and their sons to serve their community together is coming to the Lowcountry. The national group "Young Men's Service League" has opened a chapter in Summerville. The national organization started in 2001, in Plano Texas. It has grown to 130 chapters across 18 states. Summerville's Chapter is the first in the state of South Carolina.

Activist working to stop Mount Pleasant park development

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Sonya Duvall is fighting back after learning of plans to develop one of Mount Pleasant’s major parks. “This is all new,” Duvall said. “It was recent; I believe in the last three weeks it’s all happened. Before this was a trail under a canopy of trees.”
Charleston City Paper

My Dream Dinner winner, 6/27

Lori Smith of Hanahan would like to get together with her daughter and two iconic women for her dream dinner, which consists of a seafood appetizer, indulgent short rib entree and refreshing dessert all paired with a fruity cocktail. DREAM DINNER GUESTS: “My daughter, Audrey Hepburn and Betty White.”

Lowcountry parents still face battle to find baby formula

LADSON, S.C. (WCSC) - Allison Lotz of Ladson has three children, including a 3-and-a-half-month-old baby boy. Her son needs specialized formula because he has a milk protein intolerance. Over the past month, she said shelves have been bare. “The second I wake up in the morning, I log on to...