Even in its dilapidated state, the Progressive Club still serves as a civil rights symbol, as evidenced last week by the audience Jenkins had: Joy Bivins, chief curator of the International African American Museum, former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, who brought along students from The Citadel, and other local residents and leaders. 

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Duke Energy's two electric utilities in South Carolina want to charge their customers a combined $225 million more per year to cover the cost of infrastructure improvements, new power plants, the environmental cleanup of coal ash and a nuclear project that never got off the ground. 

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Even in its dilapidated state, the Progressive Club still serves as a civil rights symbol, as evidenced last week by the audience Jenkins had: Joy Bivins, chief curator of the International African American Museum, former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, who brought along students from The Citadel, and other local residents and leaders. 

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Eight people have applied for a vacant seat on the Charleston County School Board, including some familiar names from school district politics. The legislative delegation will interview the candidates Monday and possibly make their selection, to be approved by the governor.

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Duke Energy's two electric utilities in South Carolina want to charge their customers a combined $225 million more per year to cover the cost of infrastructure improvements, new power plants, the environmental cleanup of coal ash and a nuclear project that never got off the ground. 

For more than a decade, Larry Dalton Williams was the popular sheriff of Orangeburg County — South Carolina's 2003 Sheriff of the Year. And, when he died suddenly in 2010, one week short of his 54th birthday, colleagues were quick to praise his work.

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Darius Smith and Jaheim President made their TV debut on "The Ellen Show" this week, but national audiences might have missed the context. The two high school seniors from Summerville are planning careers in education when the profession is in crisis and black male teachers remain exceedingly rare in South Carolina.

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Several weeks after a Huger man was shot and killed after he opened fire on a Berkeley County deputy in a rural community in the Francis Marion National Forest, authorities released dramatic footage of the violent standoff.