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Coroner identifies victim in deadly Highway 41 crash

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A 23-year-old woman was killed in a crash along Highway 41 in Huger on Thursday morning. Berkeley County Coroner Darnell Hartwell said Skyland Westbury of Georgetown died at the scene of the crash which happened along SC-41 (Highway 41) shortly after 7:00 a.m. Officials with the Charleston Police Department said […]
HUGER, SC
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Rain chances increase this weekend!

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - High pressure will provide sunny and pleasant weather across the Lowcountry today. Warmer temperatures are expected this weekend with highs in the low 60s today, upper 60s Sunday. Clouds will increase Sunday ahead of our next storm system. Rain chances will start to increase late Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening. Rain, heavy at times, will be likely Sunday night through Monday morning. The rain should taper off early Monday with rainfall totals over an inch in spots. Rain chances remain elevated through the week as another system approaches the area by the middle of the week. Temperatures will remain in the mid to upper 60s.
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Lowcountry Eats: Drunk Tony’s Italian food truck

Food trucks are becoming a major player in the Lowcountry culinary scene. Josh hits the road to Johns Island to check out Drunk Tony’s Italian Food Truck in this week’s Lowcountry Eats.
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Milder Saturday On The Way. Showers Back Late Sunday!

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - High pressure will provide sunny and pleasant weather across the Lowcountry as we get ready to head into the weekend. Expect a chilly evening and a cold Saturday morning with temperatures dropping into the upper 20s and low 30s. Warmer temperatures are expected this weekend with highs in the low 60s Saturday, upper 60s Sunday. We should maintain plenty of sunshine on Saturday but clouds will increase Sunday ahead of our next storm system. Rain chances will start to increase late Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening. Rain, heavy at times, will be likely Sunday night through Monday morning. The rain should taper off early Monday with rainfall totals over an inch in spots.
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Berkeley Co. hires architects to help design new courthouse to replace historic building

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Berkeley County has hired architects to help design a new courthouse that they want to last for at least the next few decades. The Berkeley County Courthouse off California Avenue in Moncks Corner was first built in 1895 and has had several renovations over the years to expand its footprint. Now, the county said they need a new building to handle future growth.
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC
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Murdaugh Murder’s Trial Update

Friday morning, the murder trial for former Lowcountry Attorney Alex Murdaugh continues. Murdaugh stands trial for the murders of his wife and youngest son. On Thursday, testimonies began with bodycam footage from law enforcement officers who responded to the property. The first person to testify was the first officer to arrive at the crime scene.
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Coroner IDs victim of Hwy. 41 crash

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office released the name of the victim of a deadly Thursday morning crash on Highway 41. Skyland Westbury, 29, from Georgetown, died at the scene, according to Coroner Darnell Hartwell. The crash happened on Highway 41, one mile north of Reflectance...
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC
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Suspicious package sends 2 N. Charleston schools on E-learning day

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston Police say they have reopened roads around two North Charleston schools after investigating a suspicious package. Shortly after 4:30 a.m., North Charleston Police, the Charleston County Bomb Squad and Charleston County security officials responded to a call about a suspicious package at North Charleston High School, North Charleston Police spokesman Harve Jacobs said.
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Clay Hill Elementary receives the News 2 Cool School award

Clay Hill Elementary School receives the News 2 Cool School award. They call it a hidden gem in Ridgeville with fun and small classes, and extracurricular activities including safety patrol. Clay Hill Elementary Eagles in Dorchester District Four are soaring. Safety Patrol allows students to help others and promotes responsibility....
RIDGEVILLE, SC

Hanahan Middle School student named BCSD spelling bee champion

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD)- A Hanahan Middle School student is the new Berkeley County School District spelling bee champion! After competing in multiple rounds, Siqi Fang was declared the winner in BCSD’s annual spelling bee competition held on Thursday night. She correctly spelled “rabbinic,” “vespertine,” and “cyanosis” to make it to the championship round. She […]