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North Charleston officer collided with another vehicle Tuesday afternoon while responding to a reported shooting incident, second vehicle’s driver killed, investigation

North Charleston, South Carolina – One person was killed in a Tuesday afternoon crash that took place at the intersection of Dorchester Road and Scarsdale Avenue, the NCPD confirmed. According to the department, the crash that happened at around 5 p.m. is under investigation. Master Trooper David Jones said...
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Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office deputies seeking public help in locating 34-year-old man reported missing on Friday

Beaufort County, South Carolina – Beaufort County deputies are seeking public’s help in locating a 34-year-old man that was reported missing on Friday. Per the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, Jody Capps, 34 years old, is believed to be located in the area of Boundary Street and Robert Smalls Parkway in Beaufort. He was last seen on Friday.
BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC

Speeding motorcycle crashed into a vehicle on Folly Road at the entrance of the Folly River Boat Ramp in Folly Beach, man and his son hospitalized with injuries

Folly Beach, South Carolina – Man and his son were hospitalized with injuries following a crash in Folly Beach on Saturday at 3:45 p.m., the local police confirmed. According to the Folly Beach Police, the motorcycle was allegedly driving “at a high rate of speed” in the bike lane on Folly Road at the entrance of the Folly River Boat Ramp when he hit into a vehicle that was turning onto the landing.

Charleston County kids and teens 18 and under are eligible for free summer meals at 36 CCSD locations until early August

Charleston, South Carolina – The Covid-19 pandemic had a huge impact on many people in the Lowcountry area making it difficult for some parents to cover all the expenses their families have, especially during the summer school break. The Charleston County School District acknowledges the problems some parents face and decided to offer meals for children 18 and under during the summer, until early August.

Tuesday late night shooting in downtown Charleston fatal for one person, the suspect fled the scene before officers’ arrival

Charleston, South Carolina – Tuesday late night shooting, just before midnight, in downtown Charleston was fatal for one person, the Charleston Police Department said. According to the incident report, the shooting took place around Radcliffe and King Street and police responded to a 911 call around 11:40 p.m. When...
CHARLESTON, SC

21-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning for attempted catalytic converter theft in Colleton County, his co-conspirator was shot and killed

Colleton County, South Carolina – In the last few years, catalytic converter thefts have been on the rise not just in South Carolina, but nationwide. As we have reported several times in the last months, thieves steal catalytic converters from parked vehicles because the converters have precious metals in them worth hundreds of dollars.
COLLETON COUNTY, SC

CCSD interim school superintendent Don Kennedy took over as superintendent until a permanent superintendent is selected

Charleston, South Carolina – While the Charleston County School District is continuing the nationwide search for new permanent school superintendent, the CCSD interim school superintendent, Don Kennedy, was promoted and will serve as superintendent until a permanent replacement is named. Kennedy was officially promoted at the Monday’s Charleston County...

Summerville man accused of stealing mail directly from mailboxes late last month was arrested and charged following month-long investigation, police

Summerville, South Carolina – The Summerville Police officials confirmed they arrested and charged the suspect wanted for stealing mail directly from mailboxes late last month in the Summerville area. According to the local authorities, the suspect, whose identity was not immediately released for the public, was caught on video...
SUMMERVILLE, SC

21-year-old man was arrested and charged in regards to the February’s shooting incident on South Allen Drive in North Charleston, police

North Charleston, South Carolina – The 21-year-old Deandre Brown was arrested and charged in regards to the February’s shooting incident on South Allen Drive in North Charleston when several people were shot, the North Charleston Police Department confirmed. Brown was being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center...

The average cost of a gallon of regular gas is $4.90 Saturday in South Carolina, 8 cents cheaper than one week ago

Charleston, South Carolina – Due to the lower demand for gas lately, gas prices are declining nationwide and that trend is also seen in South Carolina. Per the latest data issued by AAA, average cost of a gallon of regular gas is $4.90 Saturday in South Carolina which is 8 cents cheaper than one week ago. Compared to June 14 when the average price of a gallon of gas was selling at a record high of $5.02, South Carolinians on Saturday were paying 12 cents less.
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Woman was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer and was given no more than four months to live, but beat the odds and recovered; explains how swollen stomach and sluggish feeling signs were dismissed as menopause

56-year-old woman, who is now recovered stage 4 bowel cancer patient, explained how doctors dismissed her sluggish feeling and swollen stomach signs as menopause. She decided to speak publicly and reveal her story in an effort to raise awareness and encourage other cancer patients to fight till the very end regardless of their health condition and difficulties they face.
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South Carolinians to be very careful as yet another phishing scam directs recipients to a site that looks exactly like the login screen for the MyBenefits portal, SC Department of Employment and Workforce says

South Carolina – In the last few years, dozens of online scams were reported by South Carolina agencies, scams which are most often designed to steal money from people’s bank accounts or simply steal people’s personal information. Now, the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce informed...
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