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Tim Renaud


Charleston, SC, United States

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Recent articles by Tim:

MUSC still working to address payroll issues for some employees

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is still working to address problems impacting payroll for many employees. Several people working in various capacities for MUSC tell News 2 they have not received their full paycheck amount since October when the hospital transitioned to a new payroll management platform. A spokesperson […] → Read More

Summerville power outage affects thousands on Thursday

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Approximately 19,000 Dominion Energy customers were impacted during a Thursday afternoon power outage in Summerville. Officials with Dominion Energy said a large portion of Summerville was without power for about an hour Thursday but noted that electricity has since been restored. The outage occurred between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. We’re […] → Read More

FBI requested to investigate Thursday threat at Summerville High School, officials said

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – A “hold” that was placed on Summerville High School while law enforcement investigated a threat Thursday morning has been lifted. The school has been operating under a “secure” status after leaders said they received a threat via telephone. School leaders said law enforcement was notified around 10:00 a.m. of a threat […] → Read More

Iconic ‘Coburg Cow’ decked out for holidays

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – A West Ashley landmark is now decked out in her Christmas best. The Coburg Cow, lovingly called Bessie at times, was removed from her perch near Savannah Highway just days before Hurricane Ian impacted much of the South Carolina coast in late September. But the cow made her grand return […] → Read More

Vehicle fire impacting traffic on I-26 in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – North Charleston fire crews responded to a vehicle fire along I-26 in North Charleston on Tuesday afternoon. The fire happened in the eastbound lanes near Exit 213, not far from the I-526 interchange. Crews with the North Charleston Fire Department said the far left two lanes are closed while they respond to the fire. No other details were provided. → Read More

Giving Tuesday: Here’s how you can support local non-profits and charities in our community

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Giving Tuesday is a global movement that encourages people to give back to their communities during the holiday season. It falls on the first Tuesday in November, just after Black Friday and Cyber Monday – arguably the biggest shopping weekend of the year – encouraging people to donate to local charities […] → Read More

Check your tickets: $100K Palmetto Cash 5 ticket sold in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A nice boost to the holiday shopping season – one Charleston lottery player won $100,000 while playing Palmetto Cash 5. The winning ticket was purchased at Blue Water #24 at 2493 Savannah Highway in Charleston. Check your ticket: South Carolina’s lottery officials said the winning ticket matched all five numbers that […] → Read More

Crash impacting morning commute on I-26 in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A crash is impacting the morning commute for drivers along I-26 in Berkeley County. Trooper Tyler with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened in the westbound lanes near mile marker 194 just before 8:00 a.m. The left lane is closed. Officials said drivers should expect delays. It’s unclear if there are any injuries associated with this crash. → Read More

How to watch the Clemson vs. Carolina rivalry game on Nov. 26

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – It is one of South Carolina’s most anticipated rivalry games of the season – the Clemson Tigers will take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday, November 26 in Death Valley. The Tigers have won the past seven games over the Gamecocks and an eighth win would solidify the longest streak […] → Read More

What will the weather be like in Charleston on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday?

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Happy Thanksgiving from News 2 and Storm Team 2! The holiday will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy with a few showers popping up in areas across the Lowcountry. Expect temperatures in the mid to upper 50s through the morning before climbing into the mid-60s by lunchtime. Things will cool down […] → Read More

Lose work because of Hurricane Ian? Some SC coastal residents can apply for disaster unemployment assistance

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – South Carolinians who lost work or became unemployed because of Hurricane Ian in September can apply for disaster unemployment assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency identified people living or working in Charleston, Georgetown, and Horry counties as being potentially eligible to receive funds through the Disaster Unemployment Assistance for the period […] → Read More

Woodland High School to host candlelight vigil for Lavel Davis Jr.

DORCHESTER, S.C. (WCBD) – A candlelight vigil will honor former Woodland High School athlete Lavel Davis Jr. Davis was one of three football players killed during a shooting near a University of Virginia parking garage on November 13. He was a wide receiver for UVA football and played for Woodland High School in Dorchester County. The Woodland […] → Read More

DHEC to begin providing South Carolina flu vaccination data

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – South Carolina’s lead health agency will begin providing flu vaccination data as the state faces one of the most active influenza seasons in recent years. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) said it has begun tracking flu vaccination numbers and will soon begin providing that information every […] → Read More

Woman, 21, identified as victim in deadly Goose Creek shooting

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are investigating a shooting that left a 21-year-old woman dead. The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office was called to investigate after a woman, later identified as Tamara Glover, was shot and killed in Goose Creek on Friday. Glover died at the scene, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Darnell Hartwell. The […] → Read More

“Community violence” led to fight involving several Colleton County High School students on Monday

News 2 has learned one 18-year-old student was arrested and two juveniles were taken to the Department of Juvenile Justice following the Monday morning incident at Colleton County High School. — COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Law enforcement responded to an incident involving several students at Colleton County High School on Monday morning. A spokesperson […] → Read More

North Charleston to hold Christmas festival and parade on December 3

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The City of North Charleston is gearing up for its annual Christmas festival and parade. Both the festival and parade will take place in North Charleston’s Park Circle community on Saturday, December 3rd. The festival, which takes place from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., will include plenty of activities for […] → Read More

Citadel will not renew Brent Thompson’s contract as head football coach

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Citadel will not renew its contract with head football coach Brent Thompson, according to Citadel Director of Athletics Mike Capaccio. Thompson’s time with the Bulldogs comes to an end after “amassing a 36-44 overall record and 27-31 record in conference action,” the college’s athletics department said in a Monday news […] → Read More

Community vigil planned for Lavel Davis Jr.

RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Community members will gather on Sunday to remember former Woodland High School athlete Lavel Davis Jr. Davis was one of three football players killed during a shooting near a University of Virginia parking garage nearly a week ago. Ridgeville Police Chief Quintonion Joyner told News 2 that a candlelight vigil will […] → Read More

3 Berkeley County fire departments merge to cut costs, improve fire service

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Three fire departments in Berkeley County are merging to cut costs and improve fire service in the community. Berkeley County leaders said the Pine Ridge Fire Department in Summerville, Sandridge Volunteer Fire Department in Ridgeville, and Long Ridge Rural Fire Department in Moncks Corner consolidated services this month to better […] → Read More

Visit these Christmas shops in downtown Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Are you looking to add a little Holy City flair to your Christmas decorating? Locals and tourists alike can visit one of three Christmas-themed shops in the heart of downtown Charleston to feel the magic of the season. These shops feature a wide selection of Christmas tree ornaments from classic décor […] → Read More