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  • MUSC picks department head as new president 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:37 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The Medical University of South Carolina has hired from within in selecting its new president, a surgeon who has worked at the university for two decades.

  • Meeting on aging in place scheduled for Charleston 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:05 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Officials from local government and representatives from churches and neighborhoods are scheduled to meet to discuss creating a Charleston village as a way to help baby boomers stay in their homes as they age.

  • USC Upstate students protest state funding cuts 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:50 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over plays and books which they believe promote homosexuality are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.

  • Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:34 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.

  • SC port volume up sharply during March 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:39 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Container volume at the Port of Charleston is up sharply with March the busiest month at the port in almost six years.

  • Correction: Charleston-World Heritage story 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:37 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - In a story April 7 about Charleston seeking World Heritage status, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Charleston's application must be submitted to the National Park Service by January 2016. That date is only a target for completing the application, not a deadline.

  • Officers train in SC for US-Canadian border patrol 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:39 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police are training together in South Carolina and then riding along with each other to patrol waterways along the United-States-Canadian border, checking for everything from safety violations to drug and cigarette running.

  • Santorum: Security a key issue leading up to 2016 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 3:05 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Monday that foreign affairs, including the situation in the Ukraine, will be a key issue for the nation in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.

  • Exhibit explores ties between actress, Fort Sumter 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 7:04 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - A new exhibit in Charleston explores the connections between the city, Fort Sumter and "Gone with the Wind" Actress Alicia Rhett.

  • Program to help Charleston-area folks keep homes 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:04 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - A scheduled weekend program is designed to help residents in Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley counties hold on to and repair their homes.

  • Florida mermaids swimming at SC Aquarium 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:04 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - There are more than 6,200 species of animals at the South Carolina Aquarium. But for the next week, an additional and rare species will be on display.

  • SC judge who wrote separate not equal honored 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 1:31 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the first federal judge to write an opinion challenging separate but equal decades after the policy was declared the law by the U.S. Supreme Court was morally right and historically gutsy.

  • Charleston's national architecture role explored 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:26 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Charleston's role in influencing the nation's architecture and design is being explored during a three-day forum in Charleston.

  • 3 are finalists for MUSC president 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:51 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - There are now three finalists for the job of president of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

  • East Coast Paddlesports event back in Charleston 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:05 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Everything from paddleboarding and mountain biking to archery and disc golf is being showcased this weekend as part of the annual East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Festival.

  • 5 opulent homes on Kiawah Island open to public 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:04 am
  • KIAWAH ISLAND, South Carolina - Five opulent homes on Kiawah Island southwest of Charleston are being opened to the public as part of the annual Kiawah Island Art and House Tour.

  • Report: Charges reduced for minivan in ocean case 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:46 am
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Prosecutors in Daytona Beach say they've filed attempted second-degree murder and child abuse charges against a pregnant South Carolina woman who drove a minivan carrying her three small children into the Atlantic surf.

  • University merger compromise passes SC committee 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:26 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The House budget-writing committee advanced a bill on Tuesday to create a research university within the College of Charleston.

  • Charleston wind energy forum postponed 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:14 pm
  • NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - A forum on developing wind energy off the coast of the Carolinas has been postponed.

  • Charleston updating tourism management plan 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:06 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Charleston is updating its plan for managing its tourism industry that hosts millions of visitors each year.

  • SC man wanted in Ridgeland shooting apprehended 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 4:35 pm
  • RIDGELAND, South Carolina - The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says a man wanted in connection with a shooting death in Ridgeland has been apprehended in Charleston.

  • SC man arrested for March shooting at night club 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:28 pm
  • NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - North Charleston police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with a March shooting at a night club in which four people were wounded.

  • Judge who first wrote separate is not equal lauded 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 11:14 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - In a little-known chapter of American history, a federal judge who was the son of a Confederate soldier and presided in the city where the Civil War began was the first judge in the nation to write that segregated schools are unequal schools since separate but equal became the law of the land.

  • Orangeburg man convicted in Charleston shooting 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:40 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - A jury has convicted an Orangeburg man in the shooting death of a man in Charleston nearly three years ago.

  • Venus Williams advances in Charleston 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 8:44 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister could not, battling from behind at the Family Circle Cup to defeat Chanelle Scheepers 7-5, 7-5 on Wednesday.