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10 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Charleston County Council to vote on boosting own pay

The Charleston County Council's first raise in more than a decade, which is up for approval Thursday, would boost the chairman's salary by 50 percent and members' pay by 44 percent.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Saluda County, SC, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

16 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Cinebarre sends you 'Back to the Future'

Also of note, next year marks the year they travel to in the second film, where hoverboards and flying cars reign supreme.

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Related Topix: Admission

22 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Team to examine 911 Center's public safety standards

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will arrive on July 28 to examine all aspects of the Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center's policy and procedures, management, operations and support services.

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Yesterday | Charleston City Paper

We should all be disturbed by the death of Denzel Curnell

Once again, a young man of color is dead because someone found his appearance or presence suspicious.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston School Board committee pushes revisit of Montessori at James Island school

Plans to transition a James Island elementary school to an all Montessori curriculum may be changing after some Charleston County School Board members asked for a review.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

ABC News 4 Charleston

Lawmakers, activists and police talk gun violence

Just days after the 11th murder in North Charleston a group of lawmakers, community activists and police chiefs met to talk about curbing gun violence.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

ABC News 4 Charleston

Fugitive shot during arrest, Charleston County investigating

According to Maj. Eric Watson with the sheriff's office, State Law Enforcement Division agents were at the Southern Inn hotel on Winningham Road to apprehend a fugitive wanted in Connecticut for murder and probation violation.

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Related Topix: Dorchester County, SC

Post and Courier

SLED agents fatally shoot Connecticut murder suspect outside St. George motel

Two State Law Enforcement Division agents fatally shot a Connecticut murder suspect who pulled a gun on them Tuesday morning outside a St. George motel, authorities said.

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The News

Dukes promoted to principal in Charleston County School District

Andre M. Dukes, a Kingstree native, is the new principal of St. John's High School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kingstree, SC, Charleston Southern University

The Moultrie News

Kids win big with summer reading program

Children's staff at the Mount Pleasant Regional Library happily report that our 2014 summer reading program is bursting with kids fizzing and booming and reading! As of July 16, 1,953 children and 205 babies and toddlers at our branch had signed up for Charleston County Library's summer reading program, and a whopping 737 kids had returned to claim ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Mount Pleasant, SC

Post and Courier

Kiawah beachfront property that sold for $22 million had a $12.75 property tax bill

The nearly 7-acre Kiawah beachfront lot that just sold for $22 million may be the Charleston area's most expensive home site, but for many years it has also had one of Charleston County's lowest property tax bills.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Agriculture, Science, Johns Island, SC, Aiken, SC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Post and Courier

Mosquitoes and disease in the Lowcountry: Types, risk and prevention

Chikungunya fever just turned up again in South Carolina, in an Upstate resident who recently returned from Haiti.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Entomology

Charleston Business Journal

Former naval hospital to become Chicora Life Center

Charleston Naval Hospital opened at 3600 Rivers Ave. in North Charleston in 1973 and closed in 2010.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Post and Courier

Trident Tech's N. Charleston aeronautics center nears halfway funding mark

The president of Trident Technical College praised lawmakers from Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties with personal letters last week after they approved $10 million in funding for development of the proposed $79 million aeronautical training center.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 787

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post and Courier

Change course to save historic road

Hampton Plantation in McClellanville is among the historic sites that could be affected by a new power line proposed by Berkeley Electric Cooperative.

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Related Topix: McClellanville, SC, Charleston, SC, Santee, SC

Post and Courier

Identity released of woman shot to death in North Charleston

Antwan Maurice Heyward, 30, of Gullah Street, North Charleston, is charged with murder in the July 19, 2014 fatal shooting of a woman outside a house on Suffolk Avenue.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

South Carolina Democratic Party Rising Stars

A few weeks ago, someone in the DKE page asked who we thought were future higher office holders.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, South Carolina, Richland County, SC, Columbia, SC

ABC News 4 Charleston

New development planned for old Naval Hospital

It's been a vacant eyesore in the skyline of North Charleston for 20 years and now the old Naval Hospital building is set to get a new life.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

The Moultrie News

CCPL receives grant to promote reading, animal welfare

Charleston County Public Library received a $3,500 grant to encourage reading and hold events to raise awareness of animal welfare issues and welfare-related organizations in the Lowcountry.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

Deputies search for suspects after break-in and shooting

Deputies say they are still searching for two men who broke into a home and shot a man in the chest early Friday morning.

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