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One dead, another injured in Summerville shooting, police say

The Summerville Police Department is investigating a shooting Wednesday morning that killed one person and left another person injured, according to the SPD's Twitter page. Police say the shooting incident occurred on Avonshire Drive, which is in the Weatherstone neighborhood. The scene is contained and there is no active threat to the public, police said. Further details weren't immediately… → Read More

Reports: McMaster to order 'non-essential' business closures statewide to battle COVID-19

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is expected to order the closure of non-essential businesses across the Palmetto State on Tuesday, the next step in the state's ongoing fight to fight the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). Reports by both The Post and Courier and The State newspapers indicate the broad closures will come as part of a new executive order by Gov. McMaster, and will… → Read More

College of Charleston employee COVID-19 positive, more possible cases being investigated

The College of Charleston's Dept. of Emergency Management announced Tuesday night, March 24, that a C of C employee has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). "University officials have taken appropriate measures to ensure the health and safety of the campus community," College of Charleston officials said in a message posted to its website Tuesday night. The College and the S. C.… → Read More

Florida man, 64, dies in small plane crash near Charleston

This is the latest information on a plane crash that occurred near the Charleston Executive Airport on Johns Island, South Carolina, on Saturday night, March 21, 2020. (5:45 p. m. , March 22) A pilot is dead after his small airplane crashed Saturday evening, March 21, outside Charleston. Andrew Meyer, 64, of Tampa, Florida, died from injuries suffered when his Cessna 310 aircraft crashed near… → Read More

Gov. McMaster, state health officials address COVID-19 in South Carolina

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will join state public health officials and cabinet members Thursday afternoon to update the public on the state's response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The press conference comes after Gov. McMaster and the General Assembly on Thursday cleared $45 million in emergency funding for the S. C. Dept. of Health and Environmental Control, aimed at aiding… → Read More

Gov. McMaster orders restaurants, bars to end dine-in service in response to COVID-19

Gov. Henry McMaster on Tuesday ordered all bars and restaurants in the state to suspend dine-in service effective Wednesday, March 18, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The announcement came during the governor's press conference with state health officials on Tuesday. (See our live stream in the video player below, or CLICK HERE to watch if you're having trouble seeing the video on your… → Read More

Volvo Car Open postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

Officials with the Volvo Car Open announced Thursday the annual women's tennis tournament has been postponed due to the ongoing global health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Statement from Bob Moran, President and Tournament Director for the Volvo Car Open: “The team here at the Volvo Car Open, which includes staff, partners, sponsors and more than 300 volunteers, is… → Read More

Juvenile among 2 injured in North Charleston shooting, police say

North Charleston Police say a juvenile and an 18-year-old man were injured early Monday morning in a reported shooting in the Coosaw Creek subdivision. The incident was first reported shortly after 1:30 a. m. along the 4100 block of Club Course Drive. Officers later found an unoccupied car damaged by gunfire near a playground off McChune Court. The vehicle had multiple bullet holes in the side,… → Read More

1 dead, 2 hurt in shooting near Summerville; Dorchester County deputies investigating

The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened early Monday morning, March 9, on Cady Drive near Summerville. Deputies say three people were injured in the shooting incident. One of the three victims later died, the sheriff's office said Monday afternoon. According to the coroner's office, the deceased has been identified as 18-year-old Nicholas Payton Davis of… → Read More

Man charged with murder after body found in Charleston apartment fire

Charleston Police say U. S. Marshals have arrested a man on a murder charge in connection to a Tuesday, March 3, fire at an apartment complex on N. Romney Street. Kareem Demetrius Hamilton, 33, is awaiting transport back to Charleston after federal agents arrested him Friday in Columbia. According to Charleston Police, Hamilton will face charges of murder and possession of a weapon during the… → Read More

New details expected in Faye Swetlik death investigation

Many unanswered questions remain in the disappearance and death of Faye Swetlik, a 6-year-old South Carolina girl who authorities say they discovered dead Thursday, February 13, after nearly 72 hours of searching. Authorities are expected to reveal new information Friday on the circumstances surrounding Swetlik's death. A press conference is scheduled for Friday at 11:45 a. m. → Read More

Man charged with Murrells Inlet restaurant burglaries, seafood thefts

A suspect has been arrested and charged with a series of restaurant burglaries and seafood thefts in Murrells Inlet. Georgetown County Sheriff's Office deputies on Saturday charged Miles Moran Moses, 58, with three counts of second degree burglary, withadditional charges pending. Moses will be held in Georgetown County Detention Center to await a bond hearing. → Read More

Customer accidentally shot at Dimitrio's restaurant in Walterboro

A person has been flown to Trident Medical Center for treatment after an accidental shooting Friday, Feb. 7, inside Dimitrio's House of Pizza in Walterboro. Walterboro Police say a customer was standing in line at the Dimitrio's checkout counter shortly after 12:15 p. m. Friday when the accidental shooting occurred. According to police, a handgun fell out of the pocket of a second customer… → Read More

4 more charged in Summerville High teen's shooting death

Four more people are now in jail on charges related to the shooting death of a 16-year-old Summerville-area boy, who authorities now say was an innocent bystander. The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office says detectives on Thursday and Friday charged three additional adult suspects and one juvenile connected to the shooting death of Jaquarie Perry. Jordan Taylor Melton, 18, was arrested Thursday,… → Read More

Summerville man charged in international child porn investigation

A convicted sex offender living in Summerville is in jail on 20 new charges related to child pornography stemming from an international investigation. Detectives from the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office and federal agents with the U. S. Dept. of Homeland Security arrested Deven Lewis Vandeneynde, 24, of Summerville, on Thursday. Vandeneynde is in jail at the Dorchester County Detention… → Read More

West Ashley vs. Fort Dorchester

West Ashley squares off with Fort Dorchester in this Friday's High School Hoops Game of the Week. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:30 p. m. , Friday, January 31. Watch the game airing live on MyTV Charleston, or stream it live in the video player below. (CLICK HERE to watch online if you're having trouble seeing the live stream on your mobile device. )The game also will be available to stream live on… → Read More

'False alarm' report of gunshots at West Ashley HS prompts heavy police, EMS presence

Police and school officials say a reported incident at West Ashley High School on Friday afternoon was a false alarm. A large group of emergency personnel, including police and EMS, showed up at the school around 12:30 p. m. According to an announcement from WAHS Principal Ryan Cumback to parents, emergency responders were called after a report circulated about gunshots being fired on or near… → Read More

Man shot in face outside N. Charleston apartment complex, police say

North Charleston Police are investigating after a man was shot in the face outside the Pine Crest apartments on Wednesday night, January 22. The incident happenedaround 10:15 p. m. , police say. Officers responded to reported to a call for an assault involving a shooting. Once on the scene, officers found a man lying on the ground outside the apartments with an apparent gunshot wound to his face. → Read More

Rock legends YES playing N. Charleston PAC March 19 to kick off spring tour

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers YES have announced a show at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center March 19 to kick off a spring tour of the U. S. The tour will lead up to the band's annual Cruise to the Edge, March 27–April 1, sailing out of Miami. Tickets for the North Charleston show go on sale Friday, Jan. 24 at 10 a. m. via Ticketmaster. com or the North Charleston Coliseum advance ticket… → Read More

1 dead, 1 at MUSC after Georgetown shooting; 1 person detained

Police say one person is dead, and another remains hospitalized following a shooting on Monday night in Georgetown. According to the Georgetown Police Dept. , two victims showed up at Georgetown Memorial Hospital around 11 p. m. Monday night, suffering from gunshot wounds. The shooting was determined to have happened in the area of Lincoln and Legion streets, police say. One victim, Kawaun… → Read More