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Crash closes Maybank Highway Sunday morning, 1 dead

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Deputies closed Maybank Highway Saturday morning following a crash that left one dead and one injured on Wadmalaw Island. According to Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of an SUV suffered a medical emergency while driving, causing the vehicle to veer off the road and hit a tree. The driver […]
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC
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Investigators believe massive South Carolina apartment fire was intentionally set; property owner offering reward

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – A fire that destroyed an under-construction apartment complex on Wednesday night is being investigated for possible arson. The property owner, Stono Oaks Apartments LLC, is now offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest of the individual(s) involved in the fire. Tips can be submitted […]
CHARLESTON, SC

Ashley River Bridge North closed Sunday morning due to malfunction

UPDATE: CPD reopened Ashley River Bridge at 11:31 a.m. — CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Officials have Ashley River Bridge due to a mechanical malfunction with gates. According to the Charleston Police Department, a mechanical malfunction forced officials to close the northbound Ashley River Bridge Saturday morning. CPD is on the scene and redirecting traffic. Drivers […]
CHARLESTON, SC
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GALLERY: Charleston Christmas Parade 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The City of Charleston’s annual holiday parade took place on Sunday afternoon downtown. The parade started on Broad Street at Rutledge Avenue and commenced up Meeting Street. The city then held a tree lighting in Marion Square where News 2’s Rob Fowler had the...
CHARLESTON, SC
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FIRST ALERT: Police respond to Savannah Hwy. crash

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCSC) - Charleston Police are on the scene of a Saturday afternoon crash in West Ashley. It happened on Savannah Highway near Dobbin Road. Witnesses say two eastbound lanes are blocked. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
CHARLESTON, SC
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17-year-old facing accessory charges in May killing in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston Police have arrested a teenager in connection with a deadly shooting at an apartment complex back in May. The 17-year-old, whose name was not released because of his age, is charged with one count of accessory before the fact of murder and three counts of accessory before the fact of attempted murder, police spokesman Harve Jacobs said.
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Where Are The Best Barbecue Joints In South Carolina?

Who Has the Best Barbecue Spots In South Carolina?. For barbeque lovers, Home Team BBQ is an excellent choice in Charleston. The ribs and chicken wings at Home Team are outstanding, and you can also get real barbequed beef brisket if you're in the mood for a little bit of a treat. You'll be happy to know that Home Team BBQ also accepts takeout orders and delivers their food.
CHARLESTON, SC

MPPD: Missing child found safe

UPDATE 10/7/2022 11:00 p.m. MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department said that the child was found and is home safe. — MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) is searching Saturday morning for a missing child. 9-year-old Ella Richardson was last seen in the Coatbridge neighborhood of […]
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC
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Charleston Airport announces traffic detour for first week of December

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Officials with the Charleston International Airport say the roundabout will be closed for several days this week. The closure is scheduled to begin 7:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5 and continue through Thursday, Dec. 8. Detour and directional signage will be up to help drivers access...
CHARLESTON, SC
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Church reopens following almost a decade of litigation

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) - A James Island church reopened Sunday after nearly ten years of litigation between the South Carolina Supreme Court and 29 parishes. Episcopal and Anglican churches have been fighting in court since 2012, but in August, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that eight out of the 29 total churches in the lawsuit would be returned to the Episcopal church.
JAMES ISLAND, SC
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Mount Pleasant woman helps decorate White House for Christmas

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCSC) - A woman from Mount Pleasant just got back from the experience of a lifetime: helping decorate the White House for Christmas!. Sheryl Frost says she applied through the White House’s lottery system and was selected a few weeks later. She spent all of last week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. cutting out stars, moving and packing boxes and decorating. Two of the First Lady’s sisters even joined in on the fun.
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC
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Habitat for Humanity surprises children with 30 playhouses

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Almost 300 volunteers gathered Saturday to assemble and decorate 30 playhouses to be given to the children of Habitat for Humanity homeowners and other families in need as a Christmas present. In the second year of the Marking Playhouse Project, all five local Habitat for Humanity...
CHARLESTON, SC
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Charleston Harbor Deepening Project complete, McMaster to visit

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston Harbor is now the deepest harbor on the United States’ east coast at 52 feet. Officials with the South Carolina Ports Authority say the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project is completed, and they will mark it with an event Monday. The completion event will...
CHARLESTON, SC
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Deputies clear Savannah Highway crash

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies have cleared a Saturday afternoon crash in West Ashley. It happened on Savannah Highway near Dobbin Road just before 4 p.m. Minor injuries were suffered in a two-vehicle crash, according to sheriff’s office spokesperson Andrew Knapp. Witnesses say the crash shut...