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Mount Pleasant among top places for small business

Mount Pleasant was ranked the sixth-best place for small business by an Atlanta company. Welcomemat Services used an algorithm that took into account income levels, age of community members, business density, walkability and school district quality to rank 375 neighborhoods across the country, placi


East Cooper land deal protects salt marsh, small island in Mount Pleasant

Looking toward Sullivan's Island and the Ben Sawyer bridge from a marsh island along Conch Creek, which is now owned by the East Cooper Land Trust. Provided. MOUNT PLEASANT - A land deal involving hundreds of acres of salt marsh and a small island on the north side of the Ben Sawyer causeway has dou


Old Laing Middle School in Mount Pleasant to be demolished, replaced by Home Depot

Growth and development in and around Mount Pleasant has been a divisive issue for years. It's now an issue hitting home for many saddened to see what they feel is an East of the Cooper landmark slated for demolition. The old Laing Middle School, which sits at the corner of 6 Mile Road and Hwy. 17 i


Shooting suspects hid in ditch behind police station, report states

Pictured from left to right are Gardner, Hanton and Addison (Al Cannon Detention Center) If you're running from the cops, you probably shouldn't hide in a ditch behind a police station. According to an incident report provided by the North Charleston Police Department, that's what happened with men

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2017-11-22 13:40:26

Coroner identifies man killed in motorcycle accident in Dorchester County

Authorities have identified a man who was killed in a motorcycle accident in Dorchester County on Tuesday. The Dorchester County Coroner's Office says 38-year-old Latrell Johnson of Las Vegas was pronounced dead at Trident Medical Center at 12:43 p.m. Highway Patrol says the accident happened on P

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 21:17:28

Deputy charged after chase ended in crash that killed man

Troopers said an Anderson County deputy was charged and arrested Wednesday after the deputy struck another vehicle, killing the driver, during a chase back in July. The chase and crash occurred on July 23 while Deputy Timothy Chapman was chasing another car on Highway 8 when he crashed into a Honda

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 15:19:59

Deadly accident in Colleton County

One person is dead following a crash in Walterboro Thursday morning. According to Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2008 Mercedes was traveling southbound on SC 303, near Ritter Road when they left the roadway. The vehicle hit a ditch, a utility pole, and overturned several times. The driver died o

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 08:13:44

Woman Steals Car, Hits Pedestrian and Flipped the Car Before Running Away

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WTAT-TV) - North Charleston police say they have arrested a 21-year-old woman following a string of incidents. Officials say a man stopped his car to check his tires and when he walked away for just a second, the suspect got into the vehicle and drove away. That is when police

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2017-11-22 15:08:00

Albertville grocery distributor prepares for busiest day of the year

If you haven't started shopping for items on your Thanksgiving menu yet, chances are you're not alone. Wednesday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year. "Mostly because of tradition and so many people do that get together on the actual day, so the day before Thanksgiving will be our l

WAFF - 2017-11-21 23:54:07

Shop local holiday sales | Albertville chamber wrapping gifts free

The Albertville Chamber of Commerce is encouraging residents to shop local this holiday season. The chamber kicked off its free gift wrapping campaign this week and will continue the service through the holiday season. "We started Monday,"Albertville Chamber of Commerce President jennifer Palmer sai

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-22 21:38:00

Albertville Museum seeks Gingerbread House bakers

The Albertville Museum is asking patrons to celebrate a piece of the city's history be entering a special holiday Gingerbread House contest. Each year of leading up to Alabama's Dec. 14, 2019, bicentennial follows a special theme. The 2017 theme is the "Year of Alabama Places." The museum's contest


Police: Man steals vehicle from Albertville convenience store, crashes, flees scene

Albertville police say 25-year-old Ryan Neal Honea is facing several charges after he stole a vehicle from the Highpoint Grocery Sunday morning. Albertville Police Chief Jamie Smith said Honea's actions during the incident make this a strong armed robbery case. According to police, Honea approached


Douglas Police Department gets much-needed new building with room to grow

DOUGLAS, Ala. -- For decades the Douglas Police Department operated out of a room smaller than most bedrooms. For a while, it worked, but now the department is in a space officers and town leaders say leaves room to grow. "Thirty-one years. Since 1986," said Douglas Police Chief Eric Speight. That's

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-23 01:24:46

Woman accused of child sex abuse in Marshall County; Bail set at $1M

Investigators are probing electronic devices found in the home of a Marshall County child sex abuse suspect, officials said today. Anna Marie Gomez (Marshall County Jail photo)Ashley Remkus | aremkus@al.com Anna Marie Gomez is held in the Marshall County Jail with bail set at $1 million on a charge

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 15:36:20

Union Grove restaurant hosting free Thanksgiving meal for surrounding counties

Top of the Mountain Cafe on Brindlee Mountain in Union Grove is hosting a free Thanksgiving meal for all surrounding communities on Thursday. There will be turkey and dressing and a variety of trimmings. Loretta Shedd, owner of the restaurant, said this event is for everyone, no matter the circumsta

WAFF - 2017-11-23 01:11:54

$500Kof drugs seized in Boaz

A Boaz man was arrested on multiple drug-related and weapon charges Saturday after authorities found nearly half a million dollars worth of drugs. James Kevin Chamblee, 39, of Boaz, was taken into custody shortly after agents with the Marshall County Drug Task Force and the FBI Safe Streets Task For


Traffic alert: Northbound I-35 lanes shut down in Waco due to crash

Waco police said that northbound lanes of Interstate 35 in Waco are shut down due to an injury crash. Police posted on Facebook saying that all lanes are shut down, but they are trying to open one. The crash happened between New Road and Valley Mills near exit 333B. No other details were released

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-11-23 02:17:10

Waco: Salvation Army cook prepares for Thanksgiving crowd

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Lewis St. Julian, the man behind the traditional Thanksgiving meal at Waco's Salvation Army credits his grandmother for his cooking skills. "She always taught us you have to cook with love in order for it to be good." He said he's spent most of his life in the kitchen so it's no s

KWTX - 2017-11-23 02:20:00

Texas mom remembers family killed by a drunk driver on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is usually known for food fun family and giving thanks. But as the holiday approaches, police are warning people not to drink and drive. It is something one mother said changed her life forever. Sandra Love is celebrating not only the Thanksgiving holiday, but also the lives of th

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-11-23 02:19:50

Father of girl abandoned at local daycare charged

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A man who left his daughter at a Killeen daycare earlier this month, telling employees he didn't want her anymore and then later struggled with police, leaving an officer injured, has been charged with assault on a public servant. Antonio Heath, Jr., 24, remained in the Bell Co

KWTX - 2017-11-22 23:36:00