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 2019-09-17 12:04 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Child hit by vehicle in Mount Pleasant suffers minor injuries...

Police say a juvenile suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning when they were hit by a vehicle. The incident happened shortly after 7:30 a. m. near the intersection of Carolina Park Blvd. and Park Avenue Blvd. near Carolina Park Elementary School, Mount Pl...

 2019-09-17 11:31 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Portions of Folly Road and Camp Road reopen after bleach spill on James Island...

All lanes of Folly Road and Camp Road reopened just in time for the busy portion of rush hour Tuesday morning. James Island fire crews and multiple law enforcement agencies responded late Monday night after bleach spilled from a container into the roadway...

 2019-09-17 11:24 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Two dogs rescued during house fire on James Island...

Firefighters quickly pulled two dogs from danger during a small house fire on James Island early Tuesday morning. James Island fire crews responded to the 1700 block of Houghton Drive around 5 a. m. , according to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch. ...

 2019-09-17 03:32 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Storm system has 90% chance of forming into tropical depression...

The National Hurricane Center says a small low-pressure system about 1200 miles east of the Lesser Antillies has a 90% chance of forming into a tropical depression in the next five days. The formation continues to produce disorganized showers and thunders...

 2019-09-17 03:23 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

College of Charleston program teaches Lowcountry veterans how to grow sustainable crops...

A College of Charleston Sustainable Food Systems Program kicked off for the first time this Fall. Just a few weeks in, a group of six Veterans, are growing several sustainable crops at a Mount Pleasant farm. The course is designed to help military veteran...

 2019-09-17 03:20 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Charleston mayoral candidates speak at flooding forum...

Monday night all six candidates running for Mayor of Charleston voiced their ideas on how to fix flooding in the Lowcountry. Grassroots group Fix Flooding First hosted the forum on flooding. "This is brought to the community by the community to raise ...

 2019-09-17 02:10 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Hanahan's signing day stars share college football weekend at Syracuse...

The power of friendship means having someone there to share your greatest moments with. The bond between buddies can make any trip, no matter the distance, well worth traveling. The connection Syracuse freshman defensive lineman Cooper Dawson and fellow H...

 2019-09-17 01:52 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Mark Sanford calls on South Carolina Republicans to hold Primary after it was scapped...

Republican Presidential hopeful Mark Sanford may be facing an uphill battle in his own state. On Monday he is called on the South Carolina GOP to hold a primary in the Palmetto State after it was scrapped. Speaking outside of Alhambra Hall in Mount Pleasa...

 2019-09-17 01:52 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Mark Sanford calls on South Carolina GOP to hold primary after it was scrapped...

Republican Presidential hopeful Mark Sanford may be facing an uphill battle in his own state. On Monday he is called on the South Carolina GOP to hold a primary in the Palmetto State after it was scrapped. Speaking outside of Alhambra Hall in Mount Pleasa...

 2019-09-17 00:57 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Two democratic presidential contenders make stops in Charleston Monday...

Several presidential candidates started the week in the Palmetto State. Two democratic contenders spent Monday morning in Charleston. Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped by the International Longshoreman's Association to discuss the impacts of automation on ...

 2019-09-17 00:38 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Walterboro football stadium to be demolished...

Bulldog Stadium in Walterboro will soon be demolished, Colleton County officials said. "A lot of good memories on this field," said Leroy Riley, who coached 24 years on the sidelines of the field. "A strange feeling to look out there and see i...

 2019-09-17 00:38 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Walterboro football stadium to be demolished...

Bulldog Stadium in Walterboro will soon be demolished, Colleton County officials said. "A lot of good memories on this field," said Leroy Riley, who coached 24 years on the sidelines of the field. "A strange feeling to look out there and see i...

 2019-09-17 00:00 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Beloved bulldog mascot for the Citadel dies suddenly...

The Citadel announced General Robert P. Carson, a beloved mascot for the Bulldogs, passed away suddenly Friday evening. The 8-year-old, who was also known as "General" and "G2," was one of two mascots for the school. "He just couldn...

 2019-09-17 00:00 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Beloved bulldog mascot for the Citadel dies suddenly...

The Citadel announced General Robert P. Carson, a beloved mascot for the Bulldogs, passed away suddenly Friday evening. The 8-year-old, who was also known as "General" and "G2," was one of two mascots for the school. "He just couldn...

 2019-09-16 21:54 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

South Carolina sending $50 rebate checks to more than a million qualified residents...

The South Carolina Department of Revenue announced more than a million South Carolina residents who qualify are expected to receive $50 rebate checks by December 2. The money for the rebate comes from $61 million in tax dollars generated by the 2018 Mega ...

 2019-09-16 20:33 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

North Charleston Elementary put on lockdown due to bomb threat Monday morning...

North Charleston Elementary School went into lockdown Monday morning after a bomb threat was called into the school, according to Charleston County School District. North Charleston Police Department was immediately notified, and the school was placed on ...

 2019-09-16 19:55 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Citadel cadet among many injured by spiked CBD vape products as demand increases...

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. "It'll relax you," the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma. That's because what he was vaping didn&...

 2019-09-16 19:49 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Biden, other hopefuls set for down-home Southern politics in South Carolina...

Four Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina for what organizers call the oldest traditional campaign speech event in the country, taking an opportunity to continue to make their cases ahead of the first Southern vote of 2020. ...

 2019-09-16 19:42 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

South Carolina teen drowns trying to save younger brother...

A 15-year-old South Carolina boy drowned trying to save his younger brother in what officials say is the state's deadliest body of water. News outlets report Sahiyd Thomas died Friday after attempting to save his 12-year-old brother in Lake Keowee, ne...

 2019-09-16 19:27 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

James Island woman, 48, identified as victim found in water near Charleston battery...

Charleston County Coroner's Office identified Renee Monique Brown, 48, as the woman found in the water near the Charleston battery on September 11. The James Island woman was found at 7:25 AM by a citizen, according to investigators. The cause of deat...

 2019-09-16 19:12 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Elder couple found dead in Charleston County residence...

Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies investigating reports of a suspicious death on Tuesday, September 10, found an elder man and woman dead in a cabin near McClellanville, according to an incident report provided Monday, Sept. 16. Gary E. Seyl...

 2019-09-16 19:01 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Presidential candidate Bill de Blasio: 'Automation threatens millions of jobs'...

Charleston Longshoremen and the security of their jobs became the spotlight of a presidential candidate visit to the Lowcountry Monday morning. During his stop at International Longshoremen Association in Charleston, former New York City Mayor and Democra...

 2019-09-16 16:56 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

HU3O: Hurricane Hugo 30th Anniversary Special...

Thirty years ago, through the night of September 21 and into the morning of September 22, 1989, devastating Hurricane Hugo crashed ashore along the South Carolina coast, its eye passing just north of Charleston. The category 4 hurricane left a wake of des...

 2019-09-16 12:52 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Wreck with injuries shuts down Maybank Hwy...

Maybank Highway on Johns Island was closed Monday morning due to a wreck with injuries, according to Charleston Police. The wreck happened shortly before 5:40 a. m. near Fenwick Hall Alley, about 1. 25 miles from the Stono River bridge. Drivers trying to ...

 2019-09-15 23:25 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Island Breeze restaurant helping those raising donations for those in the Bahamas...

Sunday Island Breeze restaurant hosted an "Island to Island Bahamas Relief" event. The event was organized by Liz Oakley and the owner of the Island Breeze Restaurant, Norma Lemon. Oakley says all funds raised will go towards the Southeast Rescue ...

 2019-09-15 22:06 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

LIVE: Sen. Sanders speaking at College of Charleston's Bully Pulpit Series...

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders is at the College of Charleston on Sunday night. The Vermont senator is taking part in a town hall event as part of the school's Bully Pulpit Series. Doors in the Johnson Center Gymnasium opened...

 2019-09-15 20:51 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Motorcyclist killed in collision with truck near Clements Ferry Road...

A motorcyclist is dead after a crash involving a truck on Sunday afternoon. The coroner's office said it responded to the scene around 2:45 p. m. on Highway 41 near Clements Ferry Road. Officials said the male operator of the motorcycle was pronounced...

 2019-09-15 19:22 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

The 2019 Galivants Ferry Stump: a new edition, still steeped in tradition...

GALIVANTS FERRY, S. C. (WPDE) -- For the first time in the 143-year history of the event, the Galivants Ferry Stump will take place in the fall and will feature Democratic presidential candidates. Typically, the Stump is hosted in the spring of even-numbe...

 2019-09-15 18:56 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Officers respond to report of shooting in North Charleston...

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in North Charleston on Sunday afternoon. According to officials, authorities were sent to the 5700 block of Dundrum Street just before 2 p. m. There has been no word on any injuries. Police did not provide any ...

 2019-09-15 18:17 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Taylor Festival Choir opening 2019-20 season in October...

Thewidely acclaimed Taylor Festival Choir will soon be playing music for the public to enjoy once again. The choir will be opening its 2019-20 season with a choral concert atCircular Congregational Church. The show, entitled "Oktoberfest in Song: Bach...

 2019-09-15 17:42 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Groups 'skeptical' of Savannah harbor oxygen injector test...

Conservation groups "remain skeptical" that machines injecting oxygen into the Savannah harbor will offset threats to fish caused by deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, but they won't return to court to fight the $973 ...

 2019-09-15 17:18 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Sen. Klobuchar visiting Charleston, Galivants Ferry Stump Monday...

Another Democratic hopeful will be heading to South Carolina on Monday. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit the College of Charleston to take part in its Bully Pulpit Series. The event starts at 10 a. m. at the Stern Center Gardens at66 George Street. More:S...

 2019-09-15 16:50 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Buttigieg campaigning across South Carolina to start work week...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is returning to South Carolina as he continues his campaign in hopes of earning the Democratic presidential nomination. On Monday, he'll attend a breakfast with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce before heading to a meet-and-greet...

 2019-09-15 16:50 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Buttigieg campaigning across South Carolina to start work week...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is returning to South Carolina as he continues his campaign in hopes of earning the Democratic presidential nomination. On Monday, he'll attend a breakfast with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce before heading to a meet-and-greet...

 2019-09-15 16:30 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Georgetown Co. recycling centers to stop accepting excess yard waste from Dorian...

Sunday will be the last day for residents to bring excess yard waste from Hurricane Dorian to Georgetown County recycling centers. County officials said that after Sunday, daily limits of one load per household will go back into effect. Following the stor...

 2019-09-15 16:22 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

1 dead, 1 hurt after truck strikes tree in Jasper County...

One person has died and another is injured after a truck struck a tree in Jasper County early Sunday. According to officials, around 1:20 a. m. , a pick-up truck was traveling on Deloss Point Road. The vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and the...

 2019-09-15 15:52 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Ex-SC Chief Justice Toal takes over nuclear debacle cases...

A former South Carolina chief justice will oversee all court cases around the pair of nuclear reactors abandoned during construction in South Carolina. An order from the state Supreme Court says former Chief Justice Jean Toal will take over all lawsuits a...

 2019-09-15 15:46 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Lowcountry mother receives help for her son living with several disabilities...

A Lowcountry mother is no stranger to regular doctor visits and endless medical bills for her son, Tyree Hutchinson, who is living with severe autism and several other physical disabilities. Debra Shatek said sometimes these medical expenses pile up and b...

 2019-09-15 15:14 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Man dies from collision on U.S. 321 in Lexington...

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S. C. (WACH) A man who got into a car accident on U. S. 321 has died, according to the Lexington County Coroner's Office. The accident happened Saturday around 7 p. m. on the 4200 block of U. S. 321 in Gaston, officials say. Jeff Cos...

 2019-09-14 23:18 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Mt. Pleasant crews estimate 90,000 cubic yards of debris on street from Dorian...

Crews with Mount Pleasant Public Services are continuing to clean up debris from Hurricane Dorian. Officials said there was an estimated 90,000 cubic yards of debris on the street from the storm. The town said Saturday that, of 337 neighborhoods, 43 of th...

 2019-09-14 22:47 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Charleston Pride Week wraps up in the Lowcountry...

The 10th annual Charleston Pride Week wrapped up in the Lowcountry on Saturday. Each year, members of Charleston Pride strive to promote the visibility of the LGBTQ community by educating society on its heritage and culture. After the annual parade on Sat...

 2019-09-14 21:42 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

2 new deputies serving Charleston County after graduating from academy...

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office is congratulating two new deputies! Authorities welcomed Deputies Kayla Henson and Brandon Jones on Saturday afternoon after the two became the latest certified Class 1 LEOs. Great job and best of luck to the duo...

 2019-09-14 20:50 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Ladder truck dedicated to battalion chief placed into service on Pawleys Island...

A new ladder truck dedicated to a battalion chief will be serving the Pawleys Island community. On Saturday, Midway Fire Rescue placed Ladder 814 into service at 12:15 p. m. This came after a blessing and push-in ceremony. The aerial apparatus is dedicate...

 2019-09-14 20:36 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of Florence woman...

South Carolina circuit court judge Thomas Russo sentenced Royal Daniel Williams III, 30, of Bennettsville, to life in prison after a jury found him guilty Saturday afternoon of murder in the death of Sherilyn Jear Joseph, 24, in Florence, according to Twe...

 2019-09-14 18:24 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Water fountains, bottle refill stations now in Greenwood...

Visitors thirsting for an option to make sure they can stay hydrated on the go now have an eco-friendly answer at their fingertips in one South Carolina city. A partnership between city officials, the Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works, Fujifilm and ...

 2019-09-14 18:01 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Horry County Police seek missing Aynor teen...

Horry County Police are looking for a missing teen out of Aynor. According to officials, 15-year-old Osden Madre Sullivan was last seen in the town limits. She is described as being around 5'0" tall and weighing approximately 109 pounds. A clothin...

 2019-09-14 16:53 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

'Community Day' gives a sneak peak of new children's hospital, women's pavilion...

A "Community Day" was held at theMUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion on Saturday. Those in attendance got a sneak peak at the new hospital. Games, activities, giveaways, food vendors and more were at...

 2019-09-14 16:39 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Walk to End Alzheimer's held Saturday at Riverfront Park...

Thousands of people from the Lowcountry gathered on Saturday morning in an effort to end Alzheimer's disease. The Walk to End Alzheimer's took place at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. 2,000 people were expected the attend, according to the Al...

 2019-09-14 16:29 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

De Blasio spending weekend making multiple stops in SC...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is visiting a handful of places in South Carolina over the weekend. De Blasio is one of several Democratic presidential candidates hoping to earn the nation's top job. On Saturday at 1:45 p. m, he will attend a meet ...

 2019-09-14 16:12 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Trump's GOP challengers say canceling primaries is a mistake...

The three Republican challengers to President Donald Trump say it's a mistake for the party to cancel primaries ahead of the 2020 election. Bill Weld, Joe Walsh and Mark Sanford write in a Washington Post opinion piece published Friday that the Republ...

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