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Lowcountry banker convicted on fraud charges seeks new trial

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The former Lowcountry bank CEO who was convicted in November on six counts relating to financial fraud is asking for a new trial. Russell Laffitte, the former chief executive officer of Palmetto State Bank, was convicted on Nov. 22 on one count each of conspiracy to commit wire or bank fraud, bank fraud and aiding and abetting bank fraud, and wire fraud and aiding and abetting wire fraud; and three counts of misapplication of bank funds and aiding and abetting misapplication of bank funds. Prosecutors accused him of conspiring with accused former Lowcountry attorney Alex Murdaugh in the fraud cases.
CHARLESTON, SC
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Police investigating fire at Summerville High School as ‘criminal act’

UPDATE: Students were dismissed early from Summerville High School following the Wednesday morning fire. The school said students and staff members are not allowed to enter the building to retrieve items. — SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – The Summerville Police Department is investigating a Wednesday morning fire at Summerville High School as a ‘criminal act.’ The […]
SUMMERVILLE, SC
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Bert and T’s Desserts wins $10,000 in local business pitch competition

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - It’s a sweet victory for a Lowcountry entrepreneur. Christina Miller, the owner of Bert and T’s Desserts, won the top prize of $10,000 in the Ready, Set, Pitch competition Saturday, sponsored by Lowcountry Local First. Bert and T’s, named for Miller’s grandmothers, is an...
CHARLESTON, SC
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Judge sentences teen in 2020 fatal shooting of Summerville student

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A judge has sentenced an 18-year-old man to nearly three decades in prison for the 2020 shooting that killed a 16-year-old Summerville High School student. Davieon’ta Tisdale, 18, was originally charged as a juvenile by the Dorchester Sheriff’s Office because he was 15 years old at...
SUMMERVILLE, SC
Charleston City Paper

David White is also known as the Dropping Pin Guy

“We call him the Mayor,” people say. Of course, David White isn’t the actual mayor of Charleston but that’s the nickname that his friends and family lovingly refer to him as, said Tawana Tolbert, one of White’s “real friends.” White has a lot of friends. You might know him as the Dropping Pin guy. He’s a staple in the Charleston food and wine scene and if you know, you know.
CHARLESTON, SC
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EMS on scene of rollover crash on Charlie Hall Boulevard

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - First responders are on scene of a crash on Charlie Hall Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. Charleston police are responding to a crash listed as a rollover/entrapment outside the Live 5 studios. It is unknown if anyone was seriously hurt in the crash. We’ve reached out to law...
CHARLESTON, SC
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Frampton Construction wraps up work on four-building industrial campus

Charleston, S.C. - Frampton Construction Company, LLC, a full-service construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction services, has completed the construction of TradePark East industrial campus in North Charleston, S.C. Developed by Trinity Capital Advisors, the 837,000-square-foot park features four Class-A industrial buildings located on Weber Boulevard...
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC
charlestondaily.net

Pony Rides with Santa – Saturday, December 10, 2022 (Moncks Corner)

You must either pre-book online at www.samtoney.com/equine ☝🏽-OR- TEXT “Santa pony rides” to 843-567-1805 to secure your booking. Adults and children can ride. Charleston Daily is a concept in community. Its mission is to promote, assist, and celebrate in everything Charleston, South Carolina. By partnering with businesses, community leaders, volunteers and events, we are spreading the love that is Charleston. As this city continues to grow and prosper, we want to help spread the message to all about how wonderful this community is. Charleston is about the people, community, water, land, history, heritage and the true southern warmth it brings with each and every day.
CHARLESTON, SC
abcnews4.com

Dominion Energy continues 4-decade tradition of helping families through the holidays

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — For 40 years, one of the area's biggest energy providers has fulfilled a special mission- aiding its customers struggling with financial hardships during the holiday season. The Good Neighbor Fund Christmas Project- a project undertaken by Dominion Energy's Lowcountry employees- works to put together gifts...
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N. Charleston man accused of stabbing boyfriend during argument

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A 52-year-old North Charleston man was arrested after authorities said an argument escalated to a stabbing. Roosevelt Poarch was charged with domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, jail records show. The North Charleston Police Department said they responded just before 10 p.m. Saturday...