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3 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

SLED: 136 SC firearm purchases denied due to Boland Bill

Charleston County has submitted 6,800 records to the State Law Enforcement Agency as part of its compliance with a new South Carolina law, according to probate court Judge Irvin Condon.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

7 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County Solid Waste Authority to explore food composting

Horry County Solid Waste Authority is exploring the idea of food composting as a way to free up more space in the landfill and add more value to its compost.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Charleston, SC

9 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Lifeguard Stand, Sign Go Missing in Charleston County

Authorities in Charleston County are investigating the disappearance of a lifeguard stand and sign from Isle of Palms County Park.

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Related Topix: Isle of Palms, SC

13 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

IOP lifeguards want their stand back, please and thank you

Apparently some joker thought it would be funny to steal a lifeguard stand from the Isle of Palms County Park over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Isle of Palms, SC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Post and Courier

Woolsey beats Kernodle in Town of James Island mayoral race

Incumbent Bill Woolsey beat challenger Trent Kernodle in the Town of James Island's mayoral race Tuesday, according to unofficial results.

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Related Topix: The Citadel, Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Charleston County Sheriff's Office releases photos of men they say tried to rob Marine

Investigators believe this man tried to rob a combat veteran at gunpoint after following him home last week from a Kangaroo convenience store on Ashley Phosphate Road.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

NCPD: Teenage suspects identified in mall shooting, search underway

A SWAT team conducted a sweep of Northwoods Mall to make sure there was no threat.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Authorities searching for man in Mount Pleasant accused of evading deputies

Charleston County Sheriff's deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop Monday night in the Mount Pleasant area but the vehicle failed to stop, according to investigators.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC

94.3 WSC

Murder case possibly placed in jeopardy.

A former Charleston County Sheriff's office detective puts a murder case in jeopardy after it is discovered that he slept with a murder suspect's mother.

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Post and Courier

Flight diversions spike at Charleston airport

On July 19, a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J., to Bogota, Colombia, diverted to Charleston International Airport because of medical issues with two passengers.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, World News, Colombia, Colombia Travel, Travel, US Military, US Air Force, Charleston Air Force Base

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston School Board holds off on voting on Montessori at James Island school

The division among parents over whether to turn a traditional James Island elementary school into a Montessori school flared again Monday at a Charleston County School Board meeting with parents lobbying for and against the plan.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Project list set for referendum on Charleston schools sales tax extension

Charleston County voters have a final list of school construction projects to consider when deciding whether to extend a 1 percent sales tax in a referendum this November.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, North Charleston, SC

WMBF

SC man wanted for probation violation, arrested in NC on drug charges

A Myrtle Beach man wanted for probation violation in Charleston County, SC was arrested in Brunswick County on multiple drug charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Myrtle Beach, SC

Post and Courier

One shot at Northwoods Mall; police evacuating building as they search for suspect

Northwoods Mall is being evacuated while authorities search for a gunman, North Charleston police report.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, BooksAMillion, Retail

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post and Courier

Military Magnet Academy focuses on discipline to create leaders

That's what the staff of Military Magnet Academy are hoping to instill in the school's newest recruits who left Sunday for "basic training" at Camp McCrady in Columbia.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

34-year-old woman dies after Sunday morning wreck in Awendaw

A 34-year-old woman died early Sunday after her car crashed into an 18-wheeler near Awendaw early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Awendaw, SC

Post and Courier

Charleston airports director wants to boost workforce by 11 percent

As the physical building expands at Charleston International, so will the number of people who work there, if the airport board approves the director's request for an 11 percent hike in the workforce Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, Johns Island, SC

Post and Courier

Fashion designer's fatal fall prompts concerns with non-emergency police lines

Non-emergency phone numbers for the Charleston Police Department changed in November with its switch to the county's consolidated dispatching system.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Father accused of fatally shooting son during argument at Charleston County home

Michael Brown was charged with murder, unlawful possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime and possession of a stolen pistol after he allegedly shot his son at a Winchester Street home on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Fighting to find (and protect) historic battlfields

Two of America's most significant events, the Revolutionary and Civil wars, played out across what is now Charleston County, home to both pivotal battles and earthen fortifications where no shots were ever fired.

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Related Topix: Sumter, SC, Jasper County, SC

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