Charleston Obituaries

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  • Saturday | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Garten, Stewart and Bourdain sweep top food broadcas...

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. For a second year running, the three dominated the top tier of television awards from the James Beard Foundation, winning for the same shows in the same categories as in 2014.

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  • Thursday Apr 23 | via Camden Chronicle Independent 

    Betty Lou Griffith Blackwell

    Betty Lou Griffith Blackwell of Kershaw, South Carolina, 80, the beloved wife of Dr. Danny Reese Blackwell, was the only child born to Ella Elizabeth Griffith and Robert Earl Griffith on October 26, 1934, in Pageland, South Carolina. She was an alumna of Columbia College and College of Charleston.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Atlantic 

    The Obscene Brutality of Police Culture in Baltimore

    In Baltimore, where 25-year-old Freddie Gray died shortly after being taken into police custody, an investigation may uncover homicidal misconduct by law enforcement, as happened in the North Charleston, South Carolina, killing of Walter Scott. Or the facts may confound the darkest suspicions of protestors, as when the Department of Justice released its report on the killing of Michael Brown.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    House, Senate advance bills on police body cameras

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. Bills that aim to eventually equip law enforcement officers across South Carolina with body-worn cameras are advancing in the House and Senate.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via Post and Courier 

    Coroner: North Charleston man died in Monday crash i...

    A 54-year-old North Charleston man died Monday after the dump truck he was driving struck a tree and caught fire on Davidson Road in Ravenel. Myron Singleton died at the scene from injuries suffered in the crash, according to Charleston County Deputy Coroner Brittney W. Martin.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via International Business Times 

    Six US Officers Suspended After Afro-American Suspec...

    IN PHOTO: Flowers are placed at a small memorial for Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina April 9, 2015. Residents are in mourning against what they feel is a culture of police brutality in South Carolina in the case of white officer Michael Slager, who was caught on video killing 50-year-old Scott, a black man, by shooting him in the back as Scott ran away after a traffic stop.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via GantDaily.com 

    Obituary Notice: Caroline Elizabeth "Carrie&quo...

    Caroline Elizabeth "Carrie" Srock, 96, a resident of Greenhills Village, State College, and formerly of Philipsburg, died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Greenhills Village, State College. She was a 1936 graduate of Philipsburg High School.

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  • Monday Apr 20 | via WCAX-TV Burlington 

    Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina wins ...

    A Connecticut convict with loyalties to a Philadelphia crime family told an undercover FBI agent that he had access to two of the long-sought paintings stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in... A reputed mobster told an undercover FBI agent that he had access to two of the long-sought paintings stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 and could negotiate a sale of each for $500,000, a... The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, has won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on domestic abuse in the state. The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, has won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on domestic abuse in the state.

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  • Monday Apr 20 | via KAUZ 

    SC paper wins Pulitzer for reporting on domestic abuse

    A Connecticut convict with loyalties to a Philadelphia crime family told an undercover FBI agent that he had access to two of the long-sought paintings stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in... A reputed mobster told an undercover FBI agent that he had access to two of the long-sought paintings stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 and could negotiate a sale of each for $500,000, a... The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, has won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on domestic abuse in the state. The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, has won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on domestic abuse in the state.

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  • Saturday Apr 18 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    SC authorities rescue 60 Shar Peis, arrest breeders

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. Authorities say they have rescued about 60 Shar-Peis from a condemned house in Berkeley County and arrested four dog breeders.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    George Lucas to Colbert: Why aren't you replacing St...

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. Stephen Colbert came to the Tribeca Film Festival to interview filmmaker George Lucas, but the "Star Wars" creator had a question of his own.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Machinists withdraw request for SC Boeing union vote

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. The Machinists union is delaying its attempt to organize Boeing workers in South Carolina, announcing Friday that is withdrawing a petition to hold a union vote next week because of what it called a toxic atmosphere and political interference.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Plant and 4,000 jobs called tremendous opportunity

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. State and local officials are calling a proposed manufacturing plant that could employ 4,000 workers a tremendous opportunity to bring jobs to Berkeley County.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Protesters arrested in New York march against police...

    At least a dozen people were arrested on Tuesday when demonstrators angered by fresh cases of U.S. police violence against unarmed black men marched across New York's Brooklyn Bridge, hoping to invigorate a national discussion on the issue. Some 250 placard-bearing activists organized by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network marched from Union Square to protest the latest incidents of violent police tactics used against minorities.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Final Call 

    'Tired of Black men getting shot down, killed in col...

    Walter Scott; An unidentified man straightens memorials at the scene where Walter Scott was killed by a North Charleston police officer after a traffic stop in North Charleston, S.C., April 10. The officer, Michael Thomas Slager, has been fired and charged with murder. Photo: AP/Wide World photos COLUMBIA, S.C. - What began as a minor traffic stop apparently for a malfunctioning tail light ended with a homicide.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    SC's Charleston International Airport opens 5 new gates

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that airport operations manager Roger Schwartz says the airport is becoming a round-the-clock operations and maintenance center.

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  • Sunday Apr 12 | via WCKX-FM Columbus 

    Pastor At Walter Scott Funeral Minces No Words, Two ...

    APRIL 11: Judy Scott and Walter Scott Sr., are joined by others as they prepare to place flowers on the coffin of their son Walter Scott during the burial service at the Live Oak Memorial gardens cemetery, after he was fatally shot by a North Charleston police officer after fleeing a traffic stop in North Charleston on April 11, 2015 Charleston, South Carolina. In a ceremony described as "beautiful, [and] spirit filled," hundreds came together on Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott, the unarmed South Carolina man who was shot in the back by a police officer last week, the confrontation captured on video for all the world to see.

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  • Sunday Apr 12 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Rev. Al Sharpton expected to attend vigil for SC man...

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. The Rev.

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  • Sunday Apr 12 | via FOX Carolina 

    Walter Scott laid to rest Saturday

    Funeral services for Walter Scott, the man who died after being shot by a police officer in North Charleston, SC, were held on Saturday.

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  • Saturday Apr 11 | via WIS-TV Columbia 

    Walter Scott laid to rest

    Scott's funeral service was held at 11 a.m. at the W.O.R.D. Ministries Christian Center on 301 Crosscreek Dr. The start time of the service was delayed due to the volume of people who attended. "The people who are here are fed up too, and that's a way of saying we're tired, we're looking for a change, we need change because we're all human beings.

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