Anne Baldridge, WSAV News 3

Anne Baldridge

WSAV News 3

Charleston, SC, United States

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Past articles by Anne:

Nurse drives 90 miles roundtrip to work and makes caps for hospital

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WVBD) – A long trip every day to make sure that patients get the care they need through the COVID-19 pandemic. Miyoshi Thrower is a Patient Care Tech at Trident Medical Center who has been working there for 18 years. When COVID started, she began making nurses caps for her coworkers, patients, and […] → Read More

CSU mourns loss of freshman football player in off-campus incident

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston Southern University (CSU) is mourning the loss of one of their own, Lorvens Florestal, after he was shot and killed in an off-campus incident early Sunday morning. “Whenever I heard the news today it truly broke my heart because he came in as a freshman just so young and to […] → Read More

Al Cannon Detention Center offering inmates incentives to get vaccinated

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) -The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is offering vaccines to inmate residents of the Al Cannon Detention Center to protect them from getting COVID-19 while in close quarters with one another They are offering the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines to the jail’s 800 inmates. “A lot […] → Read More

Some Charleston parents frustrated about last-minute mask requirement

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The first day of school for Charleston County students and they are now required to wear masks at school. The school board made the decision Monday just two days before the start of the school year. Some Charleston County parents are upset and confused over their children having to wear masks […] → Read More

South Carolina left lane, “Slow Poke,” law is now in effect

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – South Carolina’s new so-called “Slow Poke” law is in effect. Troopers say they are only issuing warnings for the first 90 days the law is in effect. Come November, a ticket could cost you up to 25 dollars. “People have a tendency to go pretty slow in the left lane and […] → Read More

What’s going around? Lowcountry doctors speak about a rise in upper respiratory infections

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Physicians in the Lowcountry say they are seeing an uptick in people showing up in emergency departments right now with a cold-like illness. Lowcountry doctors say they are seeing more upper respiratory infection cases that usually don’t come around until the winter. They say that’s why it’s important to monitor symptoms. […] → Read More

Mother mourns the loss of son in double homicide on Johns Island

CHARLESTON, S.C (WCBD) – A Lowcountry mother is speaking out after both her son and a neighbor were found dead on Johns Island. Officials with the Charleston Police Department say the double homicide happened just before midnight on Bethlehem Court. Lesley Kelley said she found her son and a friend dead in their shed after […] → Read More

Candlelight Vigil held in the Lowcountry for John Lewis on the anniversary of his death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Vigils across the nation and South Carolina are honoring Civil Rights icon, congressman John Lewis. Today marks one year since he died at the age of 80 from pancreatic cancer. Lewis was one of the “Big six” leaders who organized the march in 1963. He was also attacked by state troopers […] → Read More

Deaths of 3 children this year place South Carolina 15th in U.S. for hot-car deaths

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Three South Carolina children have died so far in 2021 after being left inside hot cars, leaving the state 15th in the nation for the number of children who have died in that manner. “Parents who have young children are nonstop sleep-deprived, and this truly does impact the way your memory […] → Read More

Lowcountry veteran loses $15K to fraud

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – An 84-year-old veteran and Charleston native recently discovered that his bank account had been breached and depleted of $15,000. The victim, George Buero, asked his son to go get groceries for him. That’s when he learned that his bank account was empty. “There were 26 years of my savings, that was […] → Read More

SC group works to restore sweetgrass basket weaving stands along Highway 17

“Sweetgrass is found nowhere else in the world except Mount Pleasant,” one group member said. → Read More

Patriots Point celebrates Fourth of July after taking year off due to the Pandemic

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – This year’s Fourth of July celebrations have made their way back, some for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Patriots Point officials say they brought in 70 police officers along with extra staff, as they expected nearly 1,000 people to celebrate Independence Day on Sunday. “Fourth of July […] → Read More

Massive sinkhole in Downtown Charleston caused by collapse of pre-Civil War underground archway

CHARLESTON, S.C.( WCBD) – Repairs have begun on a massive sinkhole that swallowed part of the road near Coming and Bull Streets in Downtown Charleston. The sinkhole was caused by the collapse of a Pre-Civil war archway under this street. Now, city crews are working to prevent another situation like the one from happening again. […] → Read More

New COVID-19 variant, Delta variant, pushing more people to be vaccinated

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – There’s a new variant of COVID-19 that doctors are calling highly contagious. Doctors hope this can be another push to make sure people get their vaccines. We’re learning more about a new COVID-19 variant it’s called the “Delta” variant and doctors across the country and the state say this is just […] → Read More

Traffic fatalities at a 13 year high

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) -Traffic deaths across the country have reached a 13 year high.National experts say the pandemic played a role in the increase. “Another statistic to look at would be this year compared to 2019 when things were kinda back to normal but numbers were a lot lower last year but mostly because of […] → Read More

Rep. Nancy Mace speaks at Lowcountry Memorial Day service

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – In honor of the veterans who have served our country, around the city of Charleston today many celebrations are happening. Including the Memorial Service at Live Oak Memorial Gardens where Congresswomen Nancy Mace spoke words of remembrance. Mace placed wreaths and flags on the graves of all veterans to show honor […] → Read More

Regal movie theaters set to reopen

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Is Friday movie night at home due to the pandemic? Well that’s changing today. Regal Cinemas in the Lowcountry are opening again today. Hundreds of excited moviegoers are ready to catch a show here at Regal Palmetto Gardens in Mount Pleasant. Locals say they are ready to sit down in […] → Read More