One year since Alex Murdaugh handed double sentences
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WTOC) - It was March 3, 2023 when Alex Murdaugh was handed down two life sentences for the murder of his wife and son. The voice you heard there was judge Clifton Newman, who presided over the six week double murder trial and during sentencing told Murdaugh the evidence of his crimes was overwhelming. Since being walked out of the Colleton County courthouse that day, Murdaugh has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison for financial crimes as well, and had an attempt for a new murder trial rejected.
Dorchester County court location closing until end of June for renovations
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - Some Summerville residents will need to travel to Ridgeville for court as the Dorchester County Summerville Magistrate Court is set to undergo renovations. Located at 212 Deming Way, officials say the court will receive upgrades and improvements starting Friday. Work is expected to last through June...
Bamberg still waiting for assistance after tornado
Bamberg, S.C. - (WFXG) Today is the first day of tornado season and it has been nearly two months since an E-F 2 tornado tore through Bamberg. The cleanup process in Bamberg has been slow following the EF-2 tornado that moved through the area on Jan. 9. "It's up to...
The Murdaugh murders
In Walterboro, SC, kindness hangs in the air like moss in the oak trees, providing a gentle whisper of invitation. This is what people call the Low Country, since it sets near or below sea level on the coast. It produces significant salt marsh land and other coastal waterways, making it a source of biodiversity for South Carolina.
SC juror in landmark hate crime trial over transgender woman’s murder says texts were convincing
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The jury foreperson in a landmark federal hate crime trial involving an Allendale transgender woman’s murder shared what key pieces of evidence convinced her of the defendant’s guilt. After about four hours of deliberations last Friday, a jury in Columbia found that Daqua Ritter...
24-year-old Beaufort man, a ‘restless spirit,’ killed in Colleton County crash Monday
He was a standout hurdler at Battery Creek High School and Wando High School in Mount Pleasant, where he graduated in 2018.
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Seafood Eateries to Explore in Orangeburg
In this article, we will be exploring five top-notch seafood restaurants in Orangeburg. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below!
Everyday Heroes: Dorchester Habitat for Humanity home dedication
DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — For this week’s Everyday Heroes, we watch a homeowner see something they thought impossible become a reality. “I’m just lovin’ the moment, I am,” said Kartika Brown. And with that, Kartika Brown has her new home. “It’s very exciting; it was a great opportunity. I feel blessed to even have […]
Summerville, March 04 High School ⚽ Game Notice
The Colleton County High School soccer team will have a game with Pinewood Preparatory School on March 04, 2024, 17:00:00 CST. Building the Complete Soccer Athlete: Train Like a Pro!.
Today the gas price is close to $3.15 in Hampton as of 2024-03-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Christ Church rolls past Bethune-Bowman 53-32 to win 1A boys basketball state title
Christ Church rolls past Bethune-Bowman 53-32 to win 1A boys basketball state title.
Highschool Softball | 04 March Williston-Elko Girls Game Notice
The Williston-Elko Girls Softball team will have a Non-conference game with Barnwell(Barnwell, SC) on 04 March, 2024, 6:30 PM. As of now, Blue Devils has won 1 games and lost 8 games, and the winning rate is 0.111.
Five years after Murdaugh boat crash, Mallory Beach family still searching for answers
Five years after a fatal boat crash helped launch a series of events that ultimately brought the downfall of a notorious criminal attorney, the mother of boat crash victim Mallory Beach is remembering her daughter. As many around the Southeast and nation marked the Feb. 24, 2019, Beaufort County boating accident that...
Some officials concerned as Hampton County's new administrator fires new finance director
Amid scandals involving millions of misspent taxpayer dollars and two active state police investigations, Hampton County has fired its new finance director, a man described by one state official as an experienced administrator who "created much of the framework for the ongoing investigation and administrative restructuring" of the cash-strapped county.
Savoring Orangeburg: Top 5 Must-Try Sandwiches
In this article, we explore five must-try sandwiches in Orangeburg. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Urgent Call to Bamberg Property Owners: Expedite Tornado Clean-Up for Public Safety and Road Reopening
Officials in Bamberg, South Carolina, are speeding up the clean-up process after a Category EF-2 tornado hit over a month ago. They are working with property owners, insurance companies, and state and federal agencies. The main focus is on Highway 301/Main Street, where several damaged buildings pose a risk to the public.
Dorchester County Unveils Updated Strategic Plan for County Growth
Aimed at fostering sustainable economic growth and enhancing the quality of life for residents in Dorchester County, the final report is a culmination of a rigorous and collaborative process which began in early 2023. Recognizing the importance of a comprehensive approach, the DEDC board spearheaded a search committee to identify and select Creative EDC, a consulting firm out of Elkin NC, to aid in the process.
How to Watch the South Carolina State vs. Coppin State Game: Women's Basketball Streaming & TV Channel Info for March 4
The South Carolina State Bulldogs (2-25) will attempt to snap a 17-game road losing skid at the Coppin State Eagles (9-17) on Monday, March 4, 2024 at 5:30 PM ET. Keep reading for information on how to watch this matchup and click here to see our score predictions!. Catch tons...