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Which local waterways to avoid during Memorial Day weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- There are a couple of waterways around the Lowcountry that you might want to avoid when heading out on Memorial Day weekend. Charleston Waterkeeper released its latest water quality report and deemed a few locations unsafe for swimming due to high levels of bacteria. Out of 16 tested sites, Charleston Waterkeeper reported […]
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VIDEO: Avian flu found in Charleston County

VIDEO: Police seeking to identify suspect sought in Charleston car break-in VIDEO: Nearly 40 noise complaints in Mt. Pleasant’s first month of noise ordinance monitoring. VIDEO: Dead vultures in Charleston Co. test positive for avian flu, health officials say. VIDEO: Elementary schools not all covered by full-time SROs in...
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Filing Notices - Pho Bowl, LLC

Notice of Application Notice is hereby given that Pho Bowl, LLC intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license and/or permit that will allow the sale and On premises consumption of Beer and Wine at 142 St James Ave Ste D Goose Creek SC 29445. To object to the issuance of this license and/or permit, you must submit Form ABL-20, postmarked no later than June 13, 2022. Mail protests to: SCDOR, ABL Section, PO Box 125, Columbia, SC 29214-0907 or email to AD# 2004131.

City of Charleston Recreation Department to offer free summer meals for children 18 and under

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The City of Charleston Recreation Department will offer free meals to children 18 and under throughout the summer. The meals, provided through the Summer Feeding Program, will be offered to families in need at no cost beginning Monday, June 6 through Friday, August 5. Nearly a dozen locations throughout the peninsula […]

Spoleto Opening Ceremony canceled, press conference to be held Friday

The city of Charleston has canceled the Spoleto Festival Opening Ceremony due to inclement weather. In its place, the city will hold a meeting Friday at noon to celebrate the upcoming event. The press conference for the 46th annual arts festival will be inside Charleston City Hall. WATCH THE PRESS...
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Piccolo pop-ups are here, from Hampton Park movie to street dance at Housing Authority

Piccolo Spoleto turned to creative outdoor displays of art and culture during the pandemic, and even now it will remain a precedent to create lively neighborhood pop-ups. These weather-dependent events range from musical performances to dance showcases to a movie night. A way to combine art, entertainment and nature all in one, they are truly accessible opportunities for the community to engage during the Spoleto Festival USA, even if tickets to the larger indoor events are not in hand.

What happened to CCSD's bullet-resistant door program?

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — In 2018, Charleston County School District announced a pilot program to install bullet resistant doors in schools. But, what happened to it four years later?. What happened to that 2018 CCSD pilot program to install bullet resistant doors?. After the high school shooting in...

New SC law allows pharmacies to give birth control without prescription

An expert in family planning at the Medical University of South Carolina said a recent bill allowing pharmacies to give birth control without a prescription is "great news." The Pharmacy Access Act, signed into law earlier this week, allows pharmacies to give out certain types of hormonal birth control even if a customer doesn't have a prescription. Supporters of the bill said it was an easy step to reducing the number of abortions.
Charleston Regional Business Journal

Gallery: Lowcountry Diversity Leadership Awards

Honorees from SC Biz News’ inaugural Lowcountry Diversity Leadership Awards, presented by Furman University’s Riley Institue, gathered on May 12 at a celebratory luncheon at the Harbour Club at WestEdge. The event, sponsored by Nephron Pharmaceuticals and South Carolina Federal Credit Union, celebrated 11 organizations and individuals selected...
Charleston City Paper

Park Circle Pride returns after successful 2021 inauguration

Next Tuesday marks the start of a six-day celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, featuring more than 35 events in North Charleston’s Park Circle neighborhood, including new events like the Sweet Tea Dance Party and fan favorites from last year. The week-long party kicks off with the Pride Flag Raising...
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Readers of all ages can win prizes by reading with CCPL's summer program

Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and the Charleston County School District (CCSD) are working together to help readers of all ages read more than ever. This joint initiative is part of the library’s annual Summer Reading program, which provides incentives for reading during the summer months while providing enriching programs at branches around the county.

Spoleto Festival kicks off its 46th season

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - America’s premier performing arts festival, the Spoleto Festival, is making its return to the city. After two years of restrictions from COVID-19, the Spoleto Festival is back in full swing for its 46th season. Starting on Friday, attendees can witness the sights and sounds of...
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S.C. State Fair names 2022 scholarship recipients

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina State Fair has named its Ride of Your Life Scholarship recipients for 2022. The S. C. State Fair annually awards 50 scholarships to South Carolina high school students planning to pursue their studies at any public or private college, university, or technical college in the state. The $6,000 scholarships are awarded at an annual rate of $1,500 and are based on academic and extracurricular achievement, communication skills, need, and completeness of the application.