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Lexi Moore


Charleston, SC, United States

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Past articles by Lexi:

Charleston Symphony performs at The Joe for Labor Day

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The City of Charleston and the Charleston RiverDogs partnered to host a Labor Day celebration with a free concert performance by the Charleston Symphony and a firework show. Nearly 5,500 people enjoyed some of the music and entertainment and even City of Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg was able to share the […] → Read More

Flooding forces road closures across the Charleston metro

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Flooding associated with heavy rain prompted numerous road closures across Charleston and North Charleston on Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service initiated a flood advisory for much of the tri-county through 5:00 p.m. as flooding from excessive rainfall was expected to continue through the evening. Roads started to become impassable in […] → Read More

Family of elderly SC woman killed in robbery speaks out

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A man was denied bond after being accused of killing 86-year-old Essie Benekin and setting her home on fire in the Pineville community. “That’s my sister, I miss my sister. I don’t have a sister anymore,” said Daisy Green, Benekin’s sister. An affidavit released shows a cigarette butt, a glove, […] → Read More

Inside Roper’s new Neurosurgery and Spine Facility in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Roper St. Francis is offering new neurosurgery and spine services to patients in Berkeley County. Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital’s Neurosurgery and Spine Program started seeing patients in May. Officials say with this new program they are using advanced technology for hundreds of patients across Berkeley County to have access […] → Read More

SC Representative Wendell Gilliard pre-filing bill banning assault weapons

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – State Representative Wendell Gilliard says the issue of gun violence has become too big of a problem. He is pre-filing a bill in November that would make it illegal to buy or own assault weapons in South Carolina. “I stand before you still willing to address the most significant and deadly […] → Read More

Charleston city leaders discuss King Street Business Improvement District

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – City of Charleston leaders and downtown business owners met Tuesday night to discuss what they want to see happen with the King Street Business Improvement District. “This is something we have been discussing since last year. Whatever we can do to improve businesses on King Street is vitally important to me, […] → Read More

Lowcountry travelers impacted by nationwide flight delays, cancellations

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Thousands of flights are being canceled and delayed at airports across the United States and those numbers are expected to get worse as holiday travel picks up. Some travelers at the Charleston International Airport flights say their flights were delayed for hours. “My flight was supposed to depart at 6:15 […] → Read More

Former GOP rivals working together to keep SC-01 red

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – South Carolina Republican leaders in the Lowcountry came together at a unity rally hosted by the South Carolina GOP. It’s been a heated few months between Congresswoman Nancy Mace and former State Representative Katie Arrington both fighting for South Carolina’s First Congressional district. Arrington announced she is endorsing her competitor for […] → Read More

Pastor, witnesses describe fire at Summerville church

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – A Summerville church was destroyed by a fire Wednesday, causing the roof to collapse. Now, state and federal agents are investigating what led to the flames breaking out. “The flames filled the road it was all black and stuff like something you see in a horror movie, almost it was on […] → Read More

Mick Mulvaney endorses Nancy Mace in SC-01 primary

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Mick Mulvaney, former White House Chief of Staff for Donald Trump, endorsed Congresswoman Nancy Mace in her re-election bid on Monday. Mulvaney says she is the leader South Carolina needs. “She’s good for South Carolina and she will be good for Washington D.C.,” says Mulvaney. The United States Chamber of […] → Read More

Lowcountry baby hospitalized due to formula shortage

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Many American families struggling to find baby formula across the country right now, as there is a nationwide shortage. One baby in the Lowcountry is hospitalized because of the shortage. “We have tried everything. We need to have her on the most hypoallergenic formula to see if this will indeed help […] → Read More

Youth teams interrupted by gunfire finish baseball game at The Joe

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Youth baseball teams whose game was interrupted last week when numerous shots rang out finished their game Tuesday at Joe Riley Park. The Charleston RiverDogs announced last week it would invite the youth teams – featuring nine and ten-year-olds from the North Charleston Recreation Royals and Angels – to complete their […] → Read More

Resident helps neighbors after fire displaces 179 people

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – 179 are out of their homes after a massive fire tore through the Palms Apartment complex in West Ashley. As fire crews work to determine the cause, one man is using his loss to help others deal with the damage. Mohamed Bayoumi, a resident at The Palms Apartments says he […] → Read More

Citadel alum, activists react to Citadel grad’s racially offensive social media post

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Lowcountry activists and Citadel alum are speaking out after a racially offensive post circulated on a Citadel alumnus social media page. College leaders said alumni posted a fake news release that appeared to be from The Citadel, in a Facebook group. Some local activists and one notable alum believe something needs […] → Read More

Mount Pleasant town leaders discuss next steps on Billy Swails Boulevard Project

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – There’s controversy over the Billy Swails Boulevard Project that Mount Pleasant leaders say, would ease some of the traffic on Highway 17. With Highway 17 sometimes creating a sea of headlights in Mount Pleasant, town leaders say they expect cars on the roads to double within the next 20 years. […] → Read More

CCSD parents and board members voice concern over ‘Reimagine Schools’ proposal

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A controversial multi-million dollar proposal remains to divide parents and administrators in the Charleston County School District (CCSD). The ‘Reimagine Schools’ proposal is a plan that if passed, could lead to some schools leaving the district. The proposal is is to help underperforming schools, but it’s led to protests outside of […] → Read More

TSA reports record-breaking number of firearms collected at SC airports in 2021

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a record number of firearms were found in carry-on luggage of travelers at South Carolina airports in 2021. Officials say 72 firearms were found during routine screening across the state. TSA officers say the number of firearms found through security checkpoints at the Charleston […] → Read More

SC lawmakers working to pass Hate Crime Bill

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Several state lawmakers are pushing for Hate Crime legislation to pass in the Senate this year. South Carolina is one of only two in the country to not have the law. With devastating hate crime impacting South Carolinians, State Representative Wendell Gilliard says it’s important this year to make sure the […] → Read More

Protestors gather outside first Charleston City Council meeting of the year

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Dozens of protestors say their constitutional rights were violated when they were asked to stand outside a Charleston City Council meeting. Charleston city leaders are requiring proof of vaccination or negative Covid-19 tests to allow the public into meetings. “The fact that they won’t let us in, that’s disturbing,” says Robert […] → Read More

Flight cancellations impact Charleston International Airport as winter weather hits East Coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – As cold weather sweeps across the country thousands of American’s are dealing with flight delays and impacts to travel plans after returning home from the holiday’s. Post-holiday travel and severe weather at the start of 2022 caused 84% of flights across the country to cancel from areas like Chicago, Denver and […] → Read More