On this day, Coretta Scott King was in town to lead yet another march, an event that attracted the network news and The New York Times. King was appeared as a show of solidarity and support for more than 500 workers — most of them poor, nearly all of them black — from the Medical College and the county hospital.
The folks on Mount Pleasant Town Council may bicker now and then but there are some truths that transcend even political rivalry.
Nikki Haley is publishing a new book this fall, and she’s going to Iowa next week — so of course she’s running for president. Right?
The hand-drawn map shows Ansonborough as originally subdivided and laid out to the specifications of Lord Anson.
Charleston City Council members are bound to get some grief from Johns Island residents for allowing 698 new houses to be built there.
A man who applied to oversee South Carolina’s colleges and universities was recently grilled by state officials about his views on … the Confederacy.
“The irony of the story is that Charleston is the cradle of the Confederacy, but the memorial was for Union soldiers. It shows the richness of Charleston history.”
Elliott Summey says there will soon be a full-time police officer at every elementary school in Charleston — even if the county has to pay for it.
One of South Carolina’s greatest natural assets is also wildly dangerous to its residents — and this is a good weekend to remind folks of that.
Charleston City Council members say their audit of Mayor John Tecklenburg’s office is not political, isn’t personal, and has absolutely nothing to do with his wife.
If you thought Nancy Mace was tough because she was the first woman to go through The Citadel, you don’t know the half of it.
As Charleston sat through its regularly scheduled Wednesday morning gridlock, county officials were at the Statehouse awaiting a technicality needed to finish Interstate 526.
You have to wonder what voters see in state Sen. Stephen Goldfinch. Because nearly everything he does is the opposite of local sentiment.
Some state senators are looking at tolls on Interstate 95 to replace its faulty bridges and add lanes. Cue the outrage.
A Senate bill would not only make threats against anyone a crime, it would require the suspect to undergo a mental health evaluation before they can make bail.
A national poll once found that more Americans could name the Three Stooges than the three branches of government.
If you get something in the mail from Tecklenburg today, don’t flinch — and don’t throw it away. This time, he’s trying to put money into your wallet.
Part 3: In cities and towns along the U.S. / Mexico border, locals try to ignore controversy surrounding The Wall. But concertina wire and traveling militias sometimes make that impossible.
Part 4: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is walking along one of the oldest stretches of The Wall, outlining his answer to the nation’s $5.7 billion question.
Part 1: Along the U.S.-Mexico border, The Wall barely slows down illegal immigration. The country's real security is the Border Patrol.
A substitute teacher in Alabama accidentally fired his gun in a first-grade classroom recently. No one was hurt, luckily.
In early February, Gov. Henry McMaster got a tour of the massive drainage tunnels Charleston is building 140 feet beneath the Crosstown.
A group of 41 Mount Pleasant residents spent more than a year painstakingly crafting a new road map for the town’s future. And now: All that work for nothing.
Our annual mass alien abduction, aka Daylight Saving Time, remains a target of politician. But not changing our clocks is more complicated than it sounds.
9th Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson wants violent repeat offenders off the street, but state courts keep letting them go
A crew of North Charleston firefighters and EMTs were training on the department’s fire boat in the Ashley River last Friday.
If you want to know how not to run an election, just take a drive up the interstate. Because North Carolina is putting on a clinic.
State officials offered an update on the Legislature’s ambitious plan to improve schools last week, and it was … educational.
Well, this is embarrassing. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation says only 34 percent of South Carolina residents can pass an abbreviated version of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services test.
Some people will say anything during a courtship to get what they want — and you know how that usually turns out.
An audience at the Mount Pleasant library listens silently as three men calmly talk about violence, the crimes they’ve committed, the drugs they’ve sold — and the reason they quit.