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Past articles by Arielle:

Captain’s Comic Expo Next Weekend

Next weekend, Captain’s Comics is hosting an expo with everything from comic to toy vendors. This event will take place on February 22-23 at 175 Patriots Point Road in Mount Pleasent. Saturday’s hours will be 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday’s hours also start at 10 am but end at 4 pm, you can […] → Read More

Reptile shows on Marion Square

Join Orianne Society for a really cool reptile show on Marion square this afternoon and tomorrow. Shows are for all ages and happen at 3 pm. You can meet and touch different live reptiles from a tortoise, snakes and a lot of turtles. Chris Jenkins hopes people gain respect for these animals. This is all […] → Read More

Charleston saw an increase in coastal flooding in 2019

Time and time again this is the scene across downtown Charleston roads. Flooding has become a new normal for us. The amount of Coastal flooding events has increased significantly over this last year, 2015 held the highest number of coastal events, with 58 events. Until 2019 which increased to 89 coastal events. Blair Holloway, a meteorologist at our local National Weather Service office, says… → Read More

Friday marks 2 years since Lowcountry snowstorm

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Friday marks two years since the Lowcountry was impacted by a variety of wintery precipitation. The weather event started with freezing rain before a slow transition to sleet and then over to snow. The Lowcountry received anywhere from 1 inch of snow in parts of Colleton County, up to just over […] → Read More

Liberating Lives Charleston Walking For Empowerment

Mark your calendars next Saturday, September 7th, Liberating Lives will walk across the Ravenel Bridge for the 1st annual Empowerment walk. The walk will take off from The Spot at 47 Cooper St in Charleston, SC, this event is dog and kid-friendly. Liberating Lives is a local non-profit that help women simulate back into society […] → Read More

Raise The Woof Comedy Show

Laugh for a good cause, Pet Helpers is hosting a stand-up comedy show called Raise The Woof. The event is happening Friday, August 16th from 7-10pm at James Island County Park in Edisto Hall. Doors open at 6 pm with a cash bar and refreshments. Tickets are still available for 25 dollars. All the money […] → Read More

Sharks in our local waters; What you need to know

Charleston, SC – The summertime is when many people in the Lowcountry head to the beach for some relief from the heat. Thanks to the 1975 hit Jaws, people fear what may be lurking under the water. “Sharks aren’t rare, if you are in the ocean you are swimming with sharks,” says SCDNR Marine Biologist Bryan Frazier. This […] → Read More

Hurricane Center monitoring potential tropical system

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The National Hurricane Center is closely monitoring a low-pressure system which is said to be near the Georgia and Tennessee border. The forecast shows the system moving southward into the Gulf of Mexico and expected to be between the middle to the end of the week. Forecasters with the NHC say […] → Read More

Multiple Waterspouts reported off the South Carolina Coast

Multiple waterspouts reported off the coast of the Lowcountry this morning. Most reports came in from Edisto up to Folly Beach between 9 to 10 am on Saturday. What is a waterspout? Similar to a tornado, it is a rotating column of air. However, waterspouts occur over bodies of water. Two types of waterspouts can […] → Read More

Rock The Rescue With Dorchester Paws

Dorchester Paws is hosting Rock the Rescue June 28-30th. 70 local and regional bands will be playing all over the Lowcountry. Single tickets for a show are $20 dollars, but you can get a 3-day event ticket for $50 dollars. Sunday will end in a large party at the Hanahan amphitheater, bring your pets & kids! There will be food trucks, music, venders and ax throwing. → Read More

Heat advisory in effect for the Lowcountry

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE LOWCOUNTRY FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM highs will climb into the upper 90s with heat indices likely feel like 103 to 107. → Read More

Fishing For A Cure Fishing Tournament

Fishing for a Cure is a finishing tournament at Charleston Rifle Club. The club is located at 2221 Heriot Street in Charleston. The captains Meeting is May 29 at 6pm, and the tournament will be... → Read More

Do you know the difference between a Subtropical and Tropical Storm?

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The 2019 Hurricane Season is officially underway with our first named storm of the season: Subtropical Andrea. → Read More

Bust a dance move for I heart Hungry Kids

If you love to dance this is the event for you, I heart Hungry kids is hosting a dance party to raise money. This event will take place at The School House on Magnolia Road in Charleston from 5-7pm... → Read More

Local Non-Profit ARK is hosting Golf Tournament

This Friday a local non-profit ARK is hosting a golf tournament. This event will take place at Santee National Golf course, the cost is $75 per golfer. Space is still available; you can register online or day of the event starting at 7:30 am. All money raised will go towards the ARK satellite office in Harleyville, SC. ARK is a local non- profit that has been located in the Lowcountry for... → Read More

Food Truck Rodeo at Ghost Monkey Brewery

Next Saturday Ghost monkey brewery will be hosting a food truck rodeo from 12 pm until 4 pm. All tip money raised will go towards Make a wish foundation to help local families in the... → Read More

Dorchester Paws is Looking For Fosters

Dorchester paws need your help, the shelter is over capacity. They are looking for your help to foster dog, you can just take the dog out for the day or foster long term. If you are on the fence,... → Read More

Charleston Country Public Library Stuff Animal Drive

April 1st starts a stuff animal donation drive at the Charleston Country Public Library. All 16 branches will be collect donations the entire month of April; stuff animals should be in new to excellent condition. Each stuff animal will go through an adoption process, which will include a checkup and some grooming, and then each child can adopt their own reading buddy. The goal is to have a... → Read More

Help Strike Out Cancer This Wednesday

Rusty Bull Brewery is teaming up with The Alley in Charleston to strike out cancer for a women in a battle. Sales from the night which include bowling, food and drinks will go towards helping. The... → Read More

March Is A Busy Month For Charleston Country Parks

Turning the calendar from February to March brings a long list of events from Charleston County Parks. To start off the month, March 3th is customer appreciation day. All parks will be open for free, it is a good chance to try out a new park or visit a favorite. March 10th is Reckoning in the park, is happening at James island country Dog Park. A Grateful Dead cover band will be rocking. It is... → Read More