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 […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- Law enforcement officials across the Charleston area are speaking out Friday night following the release of videos showing the violent traffic stop of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. The body camera footage shows the arrest of the Memphis man who died three days after he was beaten by police on Jan. 7. Five officers […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The family of a Lowcountry teen who died in a 2022 boating accident wants to see new legislation passed to keep other boaters safe. Logan Wood’s life was cut short at just 18 years old when he was boating on the Edisto River last January. Shortly after, his friends and family […]
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.
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.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A plan to redevelop a section of the former Charleston Naval Base could bring waterfront views, green spaces, and a mix of residential and commercial space to North Charleston near Riverfront Park. The City of North Charleston announced Friday it is looking for a master developer to help in its […]
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.
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.
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...
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.
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....
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Parents at one Berkeley County school say they want more security measures in place after several fights and threats to schools. Timberland High School parents said they are concerned about several fights that have taken place at the school recently. “It seems like ever since the kids went back to […]
Another wet storm system is set to move across the Southeast. Overall this is great news as southeast Georgia and the Lowcountry continue to recover from a very dry 2022. The downside is the rain may impact some outdoor plans. If you have outdoor plans Saturday through Sunday morning it...
DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD)- Anika Khare, a student at Rollings Middle School of the Arts, is the new Dorchester District Two (DD2) spelling bee champion!. Khare competed against 64 other spellers in 5th through 8th grade during DD2’s annual spelling bee on Tuesday night. After more than 100 minutes...
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 […]
GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCIV) — Disaster-trained volunteers with the American Red Cross are assisting a family on Amy Drive whose home was damaged by a fire the evening of Jan. 26. The American Red Cross announced the assistance in a press release on Jan. 27. According to the press...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A suspicious package that was found outside a high school in North Charleston and prompted an emergency e-learning day has been deemed safe. The North Charleston Police Department and Charleston County Bomb Squad responded to North Charleston High School shortly after 4:30 a.m. after receiving a call regarding a suspicious […]
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- June 20 was a dark day for 54-year-old truck driver Bernie Walter and his family. While at work, Walter suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed. His co-workers stepped in quickly and started administering CPR as paramedics made their way to Walter. “Guys who work in the yard and guys who drive with […]
Current Records: Charleston Southern 7-13; Longwood 15-7 The Charleston Southern Buccaneers haven't won a game against the Longwood Lancers since Jan. 12 of 2019, but they'll be looking to end the drought on Saturday. Charleston Southern and Longwood will face off in a Big South battle at 6 p.m. ET at Willett Hall.