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Summerville bride breaks wrist days before wedding; bridal party photos go viral

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - A Summerville resident broke her wrist just days before her wedding day but her bridal party tried to make the most of the unfortunate situation. Jaclyn Summers' now husband, groomsman and bridesmaids all wore wearing bandages on their left wrists just like she what wearin

COUNTON2.COM - 2017-09-20 00:34:43

DNR investigating after photos show teens hitting opossum with baseball bat in Summerville area

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is investigating after the agency received screenshots from a Snapchat video that showed teens hitting an opossum with a baseball bat and holding the animal by its tail. The incident occurred in the Summerville area. Cierra Black/Provided The S.C. Department

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-19 21:45:00

Summerville man killed in crash that shut down Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant

Officials have released more information on a deadly crash that shut down a section of Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant for several hours Monday. Investigators say 22-year-old Keith Jurrell Hayes of Summerville was driving a box truck that ran off the road and struck a traffic light pole at the intersec

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2017-09-19 08:52:25

Town of Summerville will subscribe to SCE&G's community solar program

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - Summerville Town Council passed a motion to subscribe to SCE&G's community solar program, the largest community solar program in the state. "We're trying to offset some of our electric expenses that we pay to SCE&G by the use of solar panels," said Summerville Mayor Wiley

COUNTON2.COM - 2017-09-18 23:15:31

Another executive departs Aeterna Zentaris amid shakeup at Summerville pharmaceutical firm

Aeterna Zentaris is losing another member of its executive team amid a shakeup at the Summerville-based pharmaceutical company. In a securities disclosure this month, the company said its chief financial officer, Genevive Lemaire, would leave the company by Sept. 30. The announcement comes less than

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Summerville non-profit holding visioning meetings for downtown improvement

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - Summerville DREAM, a non-profit organization that prompts downtown revitalization, is looking for ideas on community transformation strategies for the downtown district. The organization held its second meeting on Friday to get input from residents on their vision for the

COUNTON2.COM - 2017-09-18 04:10:50

Publix signs lease for new Clements Ferry store in Berkeley County

One of the nation's top-ranked grocery chains is adding to its presence in the Charleston region. Florida-based Publix confirmed this week it signed a lease to build a new store at Clements Ferry Road and and Point Hope Parkway in the developing 9,000-acre Cainhoy Plantation, where more than 45,000

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Time to get sipping at the Sweet Tea Festival

"Cause on the eighth day, God made sweet tea." - Cravin' Melon The annual Sweet Tea Festival returns Thursday, in conjunction with the monthly Third Thursday celebration in downtown Summerville. Numerous Sweet Tea Spots will be set up around the area and vendors will showcase their best concoctions

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Lowcountry High School Week 5 Schedule

Week 5 of the high school football schedule kicks off on Friday night. Check back here for updated scores, full videos and more from all the action. Timberland (2-2) at Berkeley (3-1) - Live 5 Game of the Week Ft. Dorchester (4-0) at James Island (1-3) Summerville (2-1) at Ashley Ridge (3-1) Goose

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:47:46

Trio arrested after traffic stop leads to more than $60k worth of drugs, 3 guns

Three people were arrested after a traffic stop led officers to more than $60,000 worth of drugs, and three guns. The North Charleston Police Department arrested 28-year-old Anthony Waldron of Ladson, 23-year-old Ashley Beane of Ladson and 32-year-old Kathryn Thiel of Summerville. The suspects' ar

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:25:27

North Charleston considering charging money for information requests such as police reports

North Charleston could begin charging the public for access to information such as police reports and financial records under a new proposal a City Council committee is considering Thursday. Council's Committee of the Whole will review the ordinance establishing a fee schedule for some public docum

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-20 15:45:00

Department of Justice Ends Review of North Charleston Police Department

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (MEGAN RIVERS, WTAT-TV) - New changes are coming to the investigation and review of police departments across the nation. The Trump Administration has announced the end of the Community Oriented Policing Services Office, C.O.P.S., as a part of the Department of Justice. The City

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2017-09-20 13:18:00

WATCH LIVE: Groups speak about policing practices in North Charleston

(File/City of North Charleston) Mobile app users can CLICK HERE to watch. PRESS CONFERENCE AT 11 A.M. Local groups are planning an 11 a.m. press conference to address police reform in North Charleston, following a decision by the Department of Justice to end a program providing assistance to the pol

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2017-09-20 10:54:42

Police: 14-year-old arrested on gun charges

Source: North Charleston Police North Charleston Police arrested a 14-year-old boy for possessing a firearm. The teen was transported to the Department of Juvenile Justice and lodged on charges of unlawful carry of a firearm and minor of possession of a firearm, police spokesman Spencer Pryor said.

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:56:52

Teenager charged after trying to hide gun

Credit: North Charleston Police Department NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - A teenager is facing charges after authorities found a gun, Wednesday morning. According to North Charleston Police spokesman Spencer Pryor, on September 19 while in the area of Old Pine Circle, officers saw someone riding

COUNTON2.COM - 2017-09-20 16:52:46

Police: Juvenile on bike had loaded handgun

Officials with the North Charleston Police Department say a juvenile's awkward behavior on a bicycle led them to an arrest and the removal of an illegal firearm from the streets. A special NCPD team patrolling the area of Old Pine Circle Tuesday said they attempted to speak to a 14-year-old who was

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2017-09-20 13:38:13

Pediatric outpatient center in North Charleston on track for 2019 opening

The city of North Charleston on Tuesday reaffirmed its support of a new pediatric medical campus under construction on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares. The MUSC Children's Health Ambulatory Campus, at the corner of Mall Drive and Rivers Avenue, will be a 100,000-square-foot facility with a p

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Advocates call for release of federal report on North Charleston police

Staking a public claim to a year-long assessment of North Charleston police, local civil rights advocates demanded the review's release despite the federal government's decision to abandon the effort. Their call came days after the Department of Justice announced an overhaul of the Collaborative Ref

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-20 17:19:00

North Charleston groups call for release of police review following end of federal reform program

A coalition of local leaders from the ACLU of South Carolina, Charleston Area Justice Ministry, Community Resource Center, and North Charleston NAACP have banded together to push reform efforts in the North Charleston Police Department - with or without the federal government's help. Last week, th

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

Photo of the Day: North Charleston evening

This photo of the sunset in North Charleston was sent to us by viewer Crystal Marsh. If you have a photo you would like to see featured as our Photo of the Day, CLICK HERE. This photo of the sunset in North Charleston was sent to us by viewer Crystal Marsh. If you have a photo you would like to see

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2017-09-20 12:52:53