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CFO who stole $1.2M from Berkeley schools gets arrested again in Summerville

Brantley D. Thomas III, who has admitted stealing from the district, arrived at a Summerville coffee shop around 8 a.m. Friday.

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-21 12:45:00

Victim identified following fatal vehicle collision on Highway 52

BRKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - On Thursday, Sept. 20, at approximately 11:40 a.m. authorities responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 52 and Moss Grove Subdivision.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-09-21 14:15:42

Police activity places two Summerville schools on lockdown

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Two Summerville area schools went on an administrative lockdown Friday afternoon because of police activity in the area.Alston-Bailey Elementary and Alston Middle School went on lockdown at the suggestion of the Summerville Police Department, according to Dorchester County S

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-09-21 18:54:00

Late score lifts Berkeley past Summerville, 34-30, in battle of ranked teams

In a battle of teams ranked in the Class AAAAA top-10, the Berkeley Stags scored on a seven-yard pass from Eric Tuttle to D.J. Chisolm with 33 seconds left in the game to lift the Stags to a 34-30 win over Summerville on John McKissick Field.Tuttle finished the game with 265 yards passing and four t

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-22 03:30:00

Charleston Police release BOLO on suspects they say used a stolen credit card

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —The Charleston Police Department is warning people to be on the lookout for the pictured suspects.Police say the suspects used a stolen credit card that was taken from a vehicle at Walmart and Circle K.According to police, the suspects were driving a red Dodge pickup truck w

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-09-21 14:50:55

Charleston teacher used grades to pressure student into sex, lawsuit claims

A math teacher at Burke High School coerced one of her students into performing sexual acts by threatening to dock his grade, according to a lawsuit filed in Charleston County circuit court Thursday.The teacher, Jennifer Danielle Olajire-Aro, 27, of Devlin Road on Johns Island, wasarrested in Decemb

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-20 22:15:00

Dominion Energy gives $150K for Hurricane Florence relief

Dominion Energy is giving $150,000 for relief efforts through four non-profit community partners: One SC Fund/Central Carolina Community Foundation, Harvest Hope Food Bank, Salvation Army and American Red Cross.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-09-21 14:28:24

Seventh Annual Sweet Tea Festival held in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - The annual Sweet Tea Festival was held in downtown Summerville on Thursday, now it its seventh year.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-09-20 23:18:52

Despite opposition, Summerville OKs site for a new women’s homeless shelter

SUMMERVILLE — For months, town residents opposed plans to create a homeless shelter near their homes because they said it could attract drug users and other crime.But the shelter is coming anyway.In a 4-3 vote Tuesday, Town Council agreed to rezone 700 Central Ave. from neighborhood business to mixe


Why South Carolina is divided into four sections with really unique names

The Palmetto State and its numerous cities go by many names — some easier to pronounce than others.The most common way to split the state is into four regions: Pee Dee, the Upcountry (or Upstate), the Lowcountry and the Midlands.Each region has unique land and history that make it stand out among th

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-09-21 05:42:00

Family outraged after women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- As South Carolina rivers overflowed from Florence's torrential rain, deputies taking two women to a mental health facility drove into floodwaters that engulfed their van and trapped the women inside, officials said Wednesday. The two deputies worked to free the women, who were bein

CBS NEWS - 2018-09-20 12:45:49

Limited 'pay what you can' tickets offered for Sarah McLachlan's North Charleston show to benefit Florence relief

The minimum ticket donation is $10, and all proceeds will go to the Lowcountry Mayors Relief Fund, which was set up by mayors throughout the region with the help of the Coastal Community Foundation.

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER - 2018-09-21 00:00:00

Sexual Assault Suspect Surrenders to N. Charleston Police

CHARLESTON, SC (CAROLINE BALCHUNAS, WTAT-TV) — The victim of a violent sexual assault faced her attacker in a Charleston courtroom on Wednesday.

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-09-20 15:47:00

Goose Creek police searching for missing elderly man with dementia

Melvin Jefferson, 91, was last seen wandering around the area of the Captain D’s on US Highway 52 in Goose Creek on Wednesday night around 7:30 p.m.

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-09-20 14:53:00

Missing Goose Creek man found

Goose Creek Police as well as deputies from Berkeley and Charleston County have been searching for a missing Goose Creek man. Late Thursday afternoon it was announced he was found. Melvin Jefferson, 91 was last seen wandering around the area of Captain D’s on Highway 52 in Goose Creek on the evening

BERKELEYIND.COM - 2018-09-20 19:46:00

Moncks Corner PD working traffic-related death on Hwy 52

Moncks Corner, SC (WCSC) - Moncks Corner police are on scene of a traffic death.It’s happening on Highway 52, according to Moncks Corner police chief Rick Ollic.This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates as they become available.Copyright 2018 WCSC. All rights reserved.

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-09-20 16:23:00

Berkeley schools embezzler arrested again in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE — The former chief financial officer of Berkeley County School District was shackled and carted off by state law enforcement officers Friday.Brantley D. Thomas III, who has admitted stealing from the district, arrived at a Summerville coffee shop around 8 a.m. Friday.Minutes later, he go

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-21 12:45:00

Police: Man charged with aggravated assault after fight at Charleston apartment complex

Charleston, SC (WCSC) - One man is facing an aggravated assault charge after a fight at an apartment complex Thursday night.Officers were called out to the Bridgeview Village Apartments in the 100 block of North Romney Street around 9:10 p.m. According to police spokesman Charles Francis, several gi

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-09-21 08:00:00

SLED, police confiscate gambling machines at N. Charleston VFW

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police and SLED agents confiscated gambling machines at a VFW in North Charleston.It happened on 4257 Spruill Ave. on Tuesday.According to authorities, investigators seized three machines.SLED officials say machines were also seized at that location back in March.Copyright 20

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-09-20 22:44:00

Summerville Town Council votes to approve zoning change for women's shelter despite some opposition

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - Summerville Town Council voted to rezone a property at its meeting on Tuesday, paving the way for a woman's shelter to open in the town. However, some think it is not the right place for a shelter.