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 2021-03-01 15:05 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Mount Pleasant's M. Rhett DeHart serving as acting US Attorney for the District of SC...

Following the resignation of U. S. Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr. ,M. Rhett DeHart is now serving as acting United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina. Most recently, DeHart served as the District's First Assistant U. S. Attorney, oversee...

 2021-03-01 14:33 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Veterans push for medical cannabis legislation in SC...

Local veterans are making an appeal to South Carolina's leaders for medical cannabis legislation. A virtual press conference is taking place at 11 a. m. with South Carolina veterans, as well as former Naval officer and Emmy Award-winning television pe...

 2021-03-01 13:05 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Update from officials expected Monday on February Northwoods Mall shooting...

An update is expected Monday afternoon on the shooting investigation happening at Northwoods Mall. North Charleston Police Chief Reggie Burgess and representatives from the mall will be together for a press conference at 2 p. m. The department has been in...

 2021-03-01 12:40 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Community Resource Centers distributing food, assisting with Obamacare sign-ups...

The Community Resource Centers have a massive week planned to assist Lowcountry residents. On Monday, March 1st, a grocery distribution event will take place at theSummerville Family YMCA located at208 W. Doty Avenue. The event is being held in collaborat...

 2021-03-01 11:42 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

1 dead, 2 hurt after shooting on Lady's Island...

A shooting that left one person dead and two others hurt is under investigation on Lady's Island. According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, the incident took place alongStevic Court just after 8 p. m. on Sunday night. Authorities said a m...

 2021-03-01 11:33 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

SC, national gas prices continue to soar...

South Carolinians are not alone in paying more at the pump in recent weeks. According to GasBuddy, gas prices in the Palmetto State rose an average of 4. 6 over the past week, landing at$2. 46 per gallon. Meanwhile, the national average jumped7. 5 during ...

 2021-03-01 10:26 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

City of Charleston begins golf cart registration initiative...

The City of Charleston is holding a golf cart registration initiative beginning Monday, March 1. Something you may not know, if you're driving on a city-owned road in a golf cart, it's actually required to be registered by law. City officials say ...

 2021-03-01 00:59 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Coroner: 74-year-old woman identified as victim in Pine Field Court shooting...

The Charleston County Coroner has identified the woman who was shot and killed on Saturday. Officials say 74-year-old Mary Hayre of North Charleston died on froma gunshot wound. On Saturday, officials said that around 1:40 p. m. , they responded to the 20...

 2021-03-01 00:15 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Lowcountry attorney, former Boy Scout offers to replace trailer stolen from scout troop...

Lowcountry attorney and former Boy Scout David Aylor has offered to replace a trailer stolen from a Lowcountry scout troop. ABC News 4's Brodie Hart tweeted about the theft on Saturday, at which point Aylor retweeted the tweet saying, "I'll re...

 2021-02-28 23:06 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Patrols set to increase on Lowcountry beaches...

The Isle of Palms and Folly Beach confirmed to ABC News 4 that they will be increasing beach patrols to help monitor COVID-19 violations as the summer season approaches. "We need those individuals to help with enforcing regulations on the beach like n...

 2021-02-28 22:29 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

No. 3 A&M beats No. 5 South Carolina 65-57 for regular-season SEC title...

Aaliyah Wilson scored 17 points and N'dea Jones added 16 to lead No. 3 Texas A&M to a 65-57 win over fifth-ranked South Carolina on Sunday to give the Aggies their first regular-season Southeastern Conference title. It's the 10th straight victory ...

 2021-02-28 20:12 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Victim transported to hospital after downtown Charleston shooting...

Charleston Police are investigating a shooting in downtown Charleston on Sunday afternoon. Authorities said the incident took place in the area of Aiken Street and Columbus Street. Dispatch received the initial call just after 2:30 p. m. A male victim was...

 2021-02-28 19:17 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Man shot while riding bicycle in West Ashley, transported to hospital...

A shooting incident in West Ashley sent a bicyclist to the hospital on Sunday afternoon. According to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, the shooting was reportedalong Stinson Drive just after noon. Authorities said a man was riding a bicycle whe...

 2021-02-28 18:37 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Crews respond to report of structure fire at multi-family dwelling in N. Charleston...

Crews have been dispatched to a report of a structure fire in North Charleston on Sunday afternoon. Around 1:30 p. m. , the North Charleston Fire Department tweeted a message of caution to citizens to avoid the area of Midland Park and Road and S. Kenwood...

 2021-02-28 18:14 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

2 more tall cranes arrive at Charleston port...

The South Carolina Ports Authority says two massive new cranes have arrived at the port in Charleston. The Authority said the 155-foot tall cranes arrived Thursday after a two-month journey from their manufacturer in China. It will take several months to ...

 2021-02-28 16:36 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Remains found of SC woman missing nearly 3 years...

Human remains found in the woods in South Carolina have been identified as a woman who has been missing for almost three years. The Spartanburg Herald-Journal reports Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller said the remains found Wednesday were those of 30-...

 2021-02-28 16:28 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

DHEC: SC adds just under 1,200 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

South Carolina tacked on1,197 confirmed cases of COVID-19, DHEC shared late Sunday morning. The department also said there were35 additional confirmed deaths from the virus. Since the start of the pandemic,444,207 cases and7,578 deaths have been confirmed...

 2021-02-28 16:20 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Former SC deputy charged with misconduct, assault, battery...

A former sheriff's deputy in South Carolina has been charged for his alleged role in a July incident where he was accused of unlawfully arresting someone, leaving that person injured. The State Law Enforcement Division says 29-year-old Ryan Andrew Gib...

 2021-02-28 15:58 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Motorcyclist dead after Dorchester Co. crash with pickup truck...

A motorcycle operator is dead after a collision with a pickup truck in Dorchester County on Saturday evening. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, both vehicles were traveling southbound alongOld Beach Hill Road around 6:50 p. m. Authorities said t...

 2021-02-28 15:33 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Elderly couple struck, killed by van while attempting to cross I-26 on foot...

Two people are dead after they were struck and killed by a van while attempting to cross the I-26 roadway on foot Saturday morning, South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) officials say. The incident occurred around 3:50 a. m. on Saturday near the 118 mile m...

 2021-02-28 15:19 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Man charged with murder following Charleston Co. taxi driver's death...

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a Charleston County taxi driver. On Sunday, the Charleston County Sheriff's Office announced thatJoshua Smalls had been charged for the death of61-year-old Wilson "Billy" Hodge Jr. Josh...

 2021-02-28 15:19 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Mother and son charged in fatal stabbing at Sumter motel...

A mother and son have been charged and taken into custody following a fatal stabbing at a Sumter motel on Saturday morning, according to the Sumter Police Department (SPD). Police responded to a disturbance at the Downtown Motor Inn on N. Main Street just...

 2021-02-28 14:58 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

North Charleston Police: 1 person dead after Saturday afternoon shooting...

Authorities in North Charleston are investigating a shooting that left one person dead on Saturday afternoon. Officials said that around 1:40 p. m. , they responded to the 2000 block ofPine Field Court after learning of a shooting. At the scene, they foun...

 2021-02-28 14:50 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office confirms 1 dead after vehicle strikes tree...

Authorities are continuing to investigate a deadly crash that took place on Johns Island Saturday evening. The following morning, the Charleston County Sheriff's Office confirmed that one person died after a vehicle struck a tree alongBohicket Road. O...

 2021-02-28 01:29 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

US Hwy 521 shut down following crash with entrapment...

US Highway 521 is shut down as Williamsburg County Fire Department units are responding to reported crash with entrapment, according toCapt. William Horton III. Officials say all occupants were removed from the cars. Air ambulances have been requested as ...

 2021-02-28 00:13 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Extended closure on Bohicket Road following deadly single vehicle collision...

Bohicket Road is closed at Edenvale Road following a deadly single vehicle collision, according to St. John's Fire District. Officials say this will be an extended closure. Charleston County Sheriff's are currently on the scene. This is a developi...

 2021-02-28 00:13 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Extended closure on Bohicket Road following deadly single vehicle collision...

Bohicket Road is closed at Edenvale Road following a deadly single vehicle collision, according to St. John's Fire District. Officials say this will be an extended closure. Charleston County Sheriff's are currently on the scene. This is a developi...

 2021-02-27 22:54 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Berkeley County man arrested for selling catalytic converters with suspended license...

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for selling catalytic converters with a suspended license. Eric Dylan Clark was arrested for two counts of unlawful sale of nonferrous metals after detectives followed up to Alltech Recycling for a r...

 2021-02-27 20:50 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Local Girl Troop asks public's help to find stolen trailer...

A trailer used for camping trips for a local Girl Troop was stolen on Friday night. Troop 742 said their Scouts BSA enclosed trailer was stolen from Coastal Shores Baptist Church at Ashley Phosphate Road and Dorchester Road in North Charleston. The troop ...

 2021-02-27 20:04 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Rep. Nancy Mace explains why she voted no for COVID-19 relief package...

Late Friday night, a $1. 9 trillion dollar COVID-19 relief package passed in a near party-line vote at 219-212. One of those no votes included Rep. Nancy Mace, who said the bill was "politics as usual. " Among the reasons she voted against the bil...

 2021-02-27 19:37 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

SC General Assembly set to pick trustees at 4 colleges, including UofSC...

COLUMBIA, S. C. (AP) — The South Carolina House and Senate are meeting in joint session to select college trustees at four different colleges. The highest profile race Wednesday is for a seat on the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees. Fo...

 2021-02-27 19:28 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Man in standoff with police threatened nearby church in Florence County, police say...

FLORENCE, S. C. (AP) — Authorities say a man who had a gunfight with police as he burned his home was charged with disturbing a religious service because his gunfire threatened a church. Investigators said 49-year-old Christopher Gaskins fired at po...

 2021-02-27 18:32 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Protestors take to State House to ask for removal of Tillman statue...

Dozens of protestors took to the South Carolina State House grounds Saturday pleading that lawmakers take down a statue of former SC governor and self-proclaimed white supremacist, Benjamin Tillman. Protestors under the Ben Tillman statue at the South Car...

 2021-02-27 18:16 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Sen. Tim Scott believes federal minimum wage hike will hurt families in the long run...

Late Friday night, the U. S. House passed a $1. 9 trillion dollar COVID-19 relief plan that included a minimum wage hike. "It's what this country needs," sad House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Meanwhile, Republicans made their feelings clear, includi...

 2021-02-27 16:30 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

South Carolina adds over 1,100 new cases, 18 new deaths...

South Carolina tacked on over 1,100 new cases with 18 new deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 1,112 new confirmed cases, 335 new probable cases, 18 new confirmed deaths and 4 new pr...

 2021-02-27 15:56 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Authorities on scene at Tanger Outlet Center for shooting...

The North Charleston Police Department is on scene for a shooting at the Tanger Outlet Mall on Saturday morning. Officials say it occurred at 10:20 a. m. in reports to a shots fired and a vehicle collision with a building. Upon arrival, officers found the...

 2021-02-27 15:32 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Stingrays' score 2 goals in last 10 seconds to force OT before falling 6-5 Friday night...

ESTERO, Fla. A miracle ending to regulation forced overtime, but the South Carolina Stingrays (9-8-6-2) came up short in a shootout for the second straight game as the Florida Everblades (21-5-0-1) secured a 6-5 win in extra time at Hertz Arena on Friday ...

 2021-02-27 15:28 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Gov. McMaster leads 21 other governors to oppose relief package's "biased" funding...

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is leading a coalition of over 20 other governors against what they say is biased funding, depending on the state, in the newest stimulus package. According to a statement, the governors say that the funding is based on ...

 2021-02-27 03:23 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Local group calls for new council that can divert police funding...

The Charleston People's Budget Coalition is calling for a new council in the City of Charleston that would have the power to fire police officers and divert department funding. The group says funding would be diverted to other organizations that they ...

 2021-02-27 00:49 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Authorities on scene for shooting after collision in North Charleston...

The North Charleston Police Department and Dorchester County Sheriff's Office are on the scene for an alleged shooting after a collision in North Charleston. The incident happened near a strip mall on Hunter's Ridge Lane near Ashley Phosphate Road...

 2021-02-27 00:27 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Chipping away at delayed 2019 federal tax refunds, one taxpayer at a time...

It started as a Charleston issue. Then, it became a couple more states, and now calls are coming in across the nation as hundreds of viewers have reached out to ABC News through our Working 4 You hotline, looking for a helping hand. We've received cal...

 2021-02-26 23:59 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Lowcountry man struggles to fix glitch affecting unemployment benefits...

Unemployment benefits are a lifeline for thousands of South Carolinians. One viewer reached out to ABC News 4 when his check suddenly stopped coming. Ivan Gordon hasn't received an unemployment check since January 31. Unable to get answers himself, he...

 2021-02-26 22:56 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Incarcerating some people during pandemic more harmful than releasing them, ACLU says...

ASHEVILLE, N. C. (WLOS) — Thousands of North Carolina inmates will be released early following a settlement agreement with civil rights groups and Gov. Roy Cooper's administration. Caption: WLOS. "More harm is done by incarcerating people th...

 2021-02-26 22:50 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Corps of Engineers discover unexpected artifacts while dredging Savannah harbor...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — During normal operations and maintenance dredging in preparation for the continued deepening of the Savannah River, dredgers under contract to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday they discovered several historical ar...

 2021-02-26 22:48 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Bishop England athlete follows famous father's footsteps signing to play at Cornell...

DANIEL ISLAND (WCIV) - It was a special kind of Signing Day on Daniel Island. Most parents are elated for the day. When pen hits paper, their child is off the payroll. But, some signings just mean a bit more. You could see that pride on the face of Ed Mar...

 2021-02-26 22:06 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Charleston County School District files lawsuit against vaping company JUUL...

The Charleston County School District is taking on a national vaping company in court. According to a press release, CCSD officials filed a public nuisance lawsuit that JUUL vaping products are being marketed to minors and creating problems at their schoo...

 2021-02-26 21:45 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

SC House passes bill to give lawmakers power to change state of emergencies...

The South Carolina House has given key approval to a bill that would make sure lawmakers have a chance to change or end a prolonged state of emergency issued by the governor. The House adopted the proposal by a 109-3 vote Thursday. After one more routine ...

 2021-02-26 21:23 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Folly Beach named one of best coastal towns in US by global travel site...

A global travel site has named Folly Beach as one of the best coastal towns in the United States. Big 7 released its official list of the "50 Best Coastal Towns in the US," which is ranked on each town's "seaside vacation factors" incl...

 2021-02-26 21:02 

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[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Stray cat confirmed with rabies in Berkeley County, one person potentially exposed...

One person in Berkeley County was potentially exposed to rabies after a stray cat was confirmed with it on Thursday. The Department of Health and Environmental Control say a grey and white stray cat found near St. Michaels Place and Lou Elec Lane in Monck...

 2021-02-26 20:34 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Boeing and the Lowcountry: How Boeing changed the life of one local woman...

Call it the Boeing Boom, the Boeing ripple effect or the Boeing Bonanza, but whatever the terminology, it's hard to argue that Boeing has changed the Lowcountry landscape. In the first part of our ongoing series, we learn how the company has changed t...

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