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Claflin hosts UNCF Community Prayer Breakfast

Claflin University will host its 16th annual United Negro College Fund Community Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in Tullis Arena of the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Physical Education Center. The event is part of the university's campaign to raise $60,000 to support student scholarships.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 03:30:00

Wounded Marine tells police he was shot multiple times while sitting in car in Seabrook

An active-duty Marine who showed up at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort's gate early Thursday morning with multiple gunshot wounds told investigators he was shot while sitting in his vehicle in the Seabrook area, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. "At approximately 4 a.m. (Thur

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-21 15:12:00

South Carolina's public schools look overseas to fill hundreds of teaching jobs

DORCHESTER - Simona Bireescu wants her Woodland High School students to see the world beyond their rural community. They don't have to look far. Bireescu, a special education teacher from Romania, is one of five international exchange teachers working at the school this year, joining colleagues from

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-23 17:00:00

Blitz On 2 - Week 5 schedule, scores, and videos

Join News 2 Sports Anchor Brandon Baylor and Sports Reporter Ben Murphy for the Blitz On 2 starting at 11:15 p.m. only on News 2. Follow the conversation on twitter with #BlitzOn2 MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) - Friday, September 22 is Week 5 of the Blitz on 2 on WCBD.FRIDAY GAMES: Academic Magnet:

COUNTON2.COM - 2017-09-22 18:55:00

High School Football: Lowcountry Leaders

Mikey Smith, St. John's Christian 62 831 14 Leo Albano, Bishop England 82 748 11 Pernell Maxwell, Wade Hampton 74 710 17 Michel Dukes, First Baptist 51 618 7 Jermaine Alston, James Island 72 608 7 Mario Anderson, Stratford 62 544 7 Kyliek Middleton, Beaufort 72 534 5 Kevin Williams, Timberland 60 49

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-21 15:43:00

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

BOSTON (AP) - Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and his attorney said Thursday that the player's daughter is suing the NFL and the New England Patriots for leading Hernandez to

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 20:15:34

A Day in the Life: No ordinary days for county emergency director

Monday, Sept. 11, was no typical day for Billy Staley as the remnants of Hurricane Irma entered The T&D Region. But when you're the Orangeburg County Emergency Services director, is there really any such thing as a typical day? And as Staley pointed out, it's not just about that day. It's also about

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 03:30:00

Once wary, Berkeley County now sees 'phenomenal' potential in Volvo, now adding another 1900 jobs

PRINGLETOWN - The steady stream of customers wanting burgers, cheese steaks, chicken baskets and other lunch specials has Jearlina Ravenell considering an expansion. "I'm thinking about a bigger kitchen and hiring more people," Ravenell, owner of Jearlina's Ice Cream and Cafe, said as she took order

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-21 23:00:00

Varnville Police Department seeking information regarding Sept. 2 shooting

The Varnville Police Department is seeking information regarding the Sept. 2 shooting of Jermain Leon Collins, 35, of Varnville. Collins was found shot numerous times and covered in blood at a residence located on Crews Street, Varnville. According to police reports, Collins was found around 5 a.m.


Raylrode Daze: The Festivul's big day in 49th year

BRANCHVILLE -- The big day has arrived. Branchville has been alive with events this week for the 49th annual Raylrode Daze Festivul but nothing compares to today. Following Friday's opening ceremonies, Saturday will feature big crowds and a full lineup of events. The festival concludes on Sunday wit

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 05:15:00

How well do you know Orangeburg County? Part 3

This is the third collection of 25 stories from the popular "100 objects in 100 days" T&D series from 2014 that focused on interesting places, people and things in Orangeburg County. 1 Jun 17, 2014 About the series We're telling the story of Orangeburg County in 100 objects. The Times and Democrat,

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 18:45:00

HKT, Branchville schools served as shelters

Two schools in Orangeburg Consolidated School District 4 were utilized as shelters last week when the high winds and rain from Hurricane Irma hit the area, Superintendent Dr. Tim Newman reported during the September board of trustees meeting. The schools served a number of people on Monday and were

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 06:30:00

Letter: Sanford's town hall meeting ruined

On Sept. 20 I went to Rep. Mark Sanford's informal town hall in Summerville. He had sent out the notice that he wanted input on DACA and immigration. I assume that meant that he wanted to know what his constituents' opinions are on that topic. A good group had assembled when I arrived. Several peopl

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-24 03:30:00

Reader photos: In Motion

From Richard Hernandez of Goose Creek: "Backyard bumblebee in Goose Creek." From Linda Butler of Mount Pleasant: "This photo was taken on the Isle Palms on Sunday, Sept. 10 as the outer bands of Irma were approaching." From Bill Bissette of Charleston: It was taken from the third-level rooftop deck

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-23 16:30:00

Driver dies after pickup hits ditch in Dorchester County

A driver died early Friday in a single-vehicle crash outside Summerville, state troopers reported. The wreck happened about 6:45 p.m. when a westbound Chevrolet pickup ran off Twin Lakes Drive west of the Knightsville community and hit a ditch, Cpl. Sonny Collins of the S.C. Highway Patrol said. The

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-22 14:16:00

Death of motorcyclist hit by deputy's cruiser during pursuit ruled a homicide, coroner says

Five months after a 30-year-old Goose Creek man was killed during a high-speed pursuit with a Berkeley sheriff's deputy, the Dorchester coroner's office on Thursday ruled the death a homicide. The motorcyclist, later identified as Robert Lee Clark Jr., didn't pull over for lights and sirens This unf

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-21 17:40:00

Active-duty Marine arrives at front gate of Air Station Beaufort with multiple gunshot wounds

An active-duty Marine arrived at the front gate of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort early Thursday morning suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. An official at the air station said the Marine drove himself to the front gate around 4 a.m. The victim said the incident happened while sitting in a c

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-21 15:26:15

2 Beaufort County towns are in the running for this Southern Living honor. Here's how to vote.

Beaufort and Bluffton have been nominated for best small town in the Southern Living"South's Best 2018" contest. The title for best small town in the South, as well as South Carolina, went to Beaufort during the magazine's 2017 competition. Other towns nominated in South Carolina for 2018 include

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-21 23:44:00

Summerville serves up sweet tea for annual festival

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - Thousands of cups of sweet tea were served up in Downtown Summerville on Thursday for the annual Sweet Tea Festival. Festivalgoers had the chance to try the beverage from ten different vendors and then vote on which tea they liked best. Judges also had the opportunity to d

COUNTON2.COM - 2017-09-22 00:12:06

MOJA Arts Festival: This year's lineup sizzles with local talent

The MOJA Arts Festival, a celebration of African-American and Caribbean culture that runs Sept. 28-Oct. 8, is a little different this year. First, the half-a-dozen or so "big events" all feature local performers. Second, there's some interesting cross-pollination and collaborative projects. Third, t

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-09-24 10:00:00