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Beaufort County town's clerk arrested for defrauding her fellow citizens, police say | Island Packet

After an almost yearlong investigation, Yemassee's town clerk has been placed on administrative leave and was arrested and accused of fraudulently taking almost $8,000 from the town, according to a Yemassee Police Department news release on Tuesday. Misty Reardon Moorer, 33, of Walterboro, faces a f

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-03-21 00:46:00

Fatal crash on Cottageville Highway | News | The Press and Standard

The Press and Standard | March 20, 2018 2:23 pm Colleton County safety forces were dispatched to a fatal head-on collision on Cottageville Highway near Bedon Road intersection today shortly before 2 p.m. The male driver of a car sustained fatal injuries in the head-on crash with a pickup truck. Fi

WALTERBOROLIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 14:23:13

Arrest made after $60,000 worth of equipment is stolen from school district

On the evening of March 18, Berkeley County deputies say, a St. Stephen man made his way into the school district's facility services property in Moncks Corner and got away with a hauling trailer, landscaping equipment and tools. The amount taken totaled $60,000 but it wasn't long before deputies ca

BERKELEYIND.COM - 2018-03-20 20:01:00

Officials identify woman killed by tractor-trailer in pedestrian-auto accident Tuesday

Google Earth Police say an early morning pedestrian-auto accident claimed the life of a 57-year-old North Charleston woman on Tuesday. The Charleston County coroner said that Mary Glore died from blunt force trauma at the intersection of Remount Road and Perimeter Road. Preliminary information indic

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-03-20 22:07:50

Most Wanted: 3/21/18 - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

WTOC is teaming with CrimeStoppers to help find wanted suspects. Here's this week's Most Wanted: Savannah Police are looking for Leonard Reeves who is wanted for aggravated assault. Reeves is 33-years-old, 6', and 170 pounds. Christopher Polk is wanted by Savannah Police for domestic aggravated ass

WTOC.COM - 2018-03-21 20:21:46

At 33, Beaufort Co. nursing home resident lost his independence. Then strangers stepped in | Island Packet

Like clockwork, Bradley Cummings starts off his day by rolling down the hallways of Bayview Manor nursing home in Beaufort and making it a point to tell each staff member good morning. In spite of his wheelchair, Cummings, 33, remains active all day. When he's not chatting with the secretary at the

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-03-21 15:15:00

Employment | Paralegal and Executive Secretary | The Press and Standard

Wanted: Paralegal and Executive Secretary Paralegal and executive secretary positions open in fast paced law firm in Walterboro, SC. Required: typing at least 50 WPM, transcription experience, excellent writing and communication skills. Please email resume and cover letter to cscott@lawofficeofchris

WALTERBOROLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 10:33:40

Yemassee Town Clerk pads time sheet, steals more than $7k from town

YEMASSEE, S.C. (WCBD) - Last week on March 14, 2018, the Town of Yemassee Town Clerk, Misty Reardon Moorer, 33 of Walterboro, was arrested by the Yemassee Police Department on charges of Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent $2500-$10,000 but not more than $10,000. Around Easter of 2017, the Yemas

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-20 18:57:57

Suspicious letters sent to Colleton County sheriff and attorney; FBI, SLED investigating

Authorities say they have reason to believe a man with a "known hatred" for law enforcement and government officials sent intentionally contaminated letters to the Colleton County Sheriff and a Walterboro attorney. Both the FBI and SLED are investigating the case, after the Colleton County Sheriff's


One dead in auto-pedestrian accident near Joint Base Charleston weapons station

One person died Tuesday morning in an auto-pedestrian accident. A female was walking in the area of the Joint Base Charleston weapons station near Remount Road around 7 a.m. when she was struck by a tractor-trailer, according to North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor. The female was pronou

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 14:33:34

Suspects burned shooting victim's body for several days in Charleston County, affidavits say

Multiple people helped burn a homicide victim's body in rural Charleston County, monitoring the blaze over several days and adding accelerants when the flames subsided, according to affidavits. Witnesses said the suspects kept the fire going in an attempt to destroy the remains of a person shot and


27-year-old killed in North Charleston shooting

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the person killed in North Charleston, Sunday morning. According to Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert, Kayron Mitchell, 27, of North Charleston, died on scene from multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities resp


Crash with injuries closes Interstate 95 North near Yemassee, S.C.

The north-bound lanes of Interstate 95 are shut down right now near Yemassee, South Carolina, after a crash. Yemassee Police say at least one person is seriously hurt and that people are trapped in the wreckage. They also say the crash involves a jack-knifed 18-wheeler. They ask people to avoid that

WJCL - 2018-03-20 12:04:00

Tornado watch is in effect throughout the Lowcounty

Areas include Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown and Williamsburg counties. According to the Weather Service, this Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Georgia and southeast South Carolina. The tornado watch will be in effect 12:40 PM to 7 tonight. ABC News 4's we

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-03-20 13:03:02

4 Killed In South Carolina Slaughter & The MSM Is Silent... Care To Guess Why?

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - An incident report released in a quadruple homicide Saturday morning at a home in Charleston County describes the scene investigators found when they arrived. "The coroner's office identified the victims as 72-year-old Joseph Manigault, 69-year-old Rose Manigault, 42-year-old


Third suspect charged in connection to Adams Run murder

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) -- Charleston County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a third suspect in connection to human remains found on a property in Adams Run. Ralph Davis Mcclenney is charged with Accessory After the Fact of Murder and Destruction or Removal of Human Remains. Mcclenney faced a bond


Police arrest Conway parents after baby gets thrown from car seat, lands on head | Island Packet

A Conway man allegedly became so upset over his baby crying that he threw its car seat when the baby was unstrapped, causing the infant to "fly out of it" and land on his head, according to a police report. Horry County police arrested the baby's parents - 22-year-old Jacob Lowman, of Conway, and 2


Murder charge filed for man who said body wouldn't be found

ADAMS RUN, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say they charged a man with murder after he told friends he had killed someone and the body would never be found. Charleston County deputies say 27-year-old Patrick Gregory was arrested Thursday after burned bones were found in a pile of burned debris behind a home


Police: 16-year-old charged after chase ends in West Ashley

North Charleston Police say an underage teen is facing multiple charges after leading them on a chase that ended Saturday morning in West Ashley. The 16-year-old driver is charged by North Charleston Police with possession of a stolen motor vehicle and failure to stop for a blue light and charged by


Walterboro wild turkey group celebrates 20th year | News | The Press and Standard

Walterboro's Salkehatchie Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Foundation held its annual fundraiser dinner, celebrating its 20th year, last weekend. Pictured are Rusty Kinard, middle, and David Barnes, right. The Walterboro chapter is ranked 18 in the country . Walterboro's Salkehatchie L