Deputies will be stopping motorists at two safety checkpoints in East Cooper Thursday, according to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office. Checkpoints will be set up at 1 p.m. at Rifle Range Road near Venning Road and on Guerins Bridge near Windwood Farm Road, Maj. Eric Watson said. The checkpoints are expected to be in place for several hours.

Motorists are asked to use caution and watch for officers and stopped traffic.

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