State Rep. Nancy Mace says that she believes the power to stop offshore drilling rests with the state ... and the U.S. Senate will never pass Cunningham’s bill anyway. She has a point on the Senate, but her main argument doesn’t hold water — even with other Republicans.
For weeks now, Dominion Energy crews have been kicking around here, trimming tree branches away from the power lines ... and producing the same cringe-inducing results that folks have seen on James Island and in West Ashley.
While South Carolina was evacuating, and waiting, we missed North Carolina getting completely scrambled.
The National Guard’s high-water vehicle showed up about lunch, not long after firefighters parked a johnboat and Zodiac in the ladder truck bay.
It's becoming a trend around here: People raise Cain about our ridiculous traffic, then raise even more when presented with a plan to fix it.
Sheriff Andy Strickland was only trying to help. He simply wanted to remind the 130 or so employees working for him at the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office that, in South Carolina, they have no legal right to their jobs.
This may be the most Charleston thing ever, 21st century edition: You type “where” into Google, and it automatically suggests “…is Jim Cantore?”
It’s about time Charleston put plans to rebuild the Low Battery in high gear. Tropical Storm Dorian lurking east of the Caribbean islands is a good reminder that there is no time to dawdle.
It may seem like simple, common sense, but a distressing number of people aren't locking up their cars, even if they leave a loaded gun inside.
Nearly a quarter of South Carolina Republicans say a 2020 presidential primary would only be an opportunity for President Donald Trump’s enemies to hurt him. So, of course, they shouldn’t hold one.
Even though the proposed road map looks like a queue line at Disney World, Mount Pleasant is hardly the happiest place on Earth.
If Dorchester County needs a campaign slogan for its November bond referendums, it should try this: SLOW GROWTH — VOTE YES.
On Sunday, the Charleston congressman posted a short video on Twitter showing his phone screen as he searched for Donald Trump’s account and — gasp — unfollowed the president.
Charleston police take this seriously, but they face some serious challenges in this latest palmetto rose squabble. There’s a long history here.
Anyone looking for steady work that pays well should apply to the South Carolina Department of Corrections ... as a defense attorney.
Federal Judge Bruce Hendricks heard a disturbing statistic from the DEA in March: The Lowcountry’s opioid overdose rate is 240 percent higher than the national average.
A new study says South Carolina is the 10th most obese state in the nation. And there are reasons why our skinny jeans don't quite fit.
Cheated out of an expected presidential bid – literally – Mark Sanford says now, a decade later, it might be his moment to hit the trail.
For real, this time.
Just when he’d reached the peak of his popularity among Republican primary voters, practically assuring himself of another term, our senior senator had to mouth off and sound all reasonable.
Summerville Mayor Wiley Johnson says he won’t seek a second term this year, and that has all of Flowertown talking.
So, when President Donald Trump made Nikki Haley an offer she couldn’t refuse, he may have been settling some family business.
Well, this is just what southwestern Berkeley County needs — another 5,700 homes for volunteer firefighters to protect.
Republicans are already lining up to challenge congressman Joe Cunningham, apoplectic that they lost the 1st District seat last year to a Democrat.
State Sen. Gerald Malloy recently suggested it’s time for voters to decide whether South Carolina is finally game for casinos.
Nikki Haley was in Jerusalem this week, attending a conference on U.S.-Israel relations, visiting the Western Wall — and polishing her image as a world leader.
Meanwhile, 6,000 miles away, other folks were doing their best to make her one.
Some Charleston parents are less than thrilled that the school district asks local clergy to bless its sex education curriculum.
Due to popular demand, and a good bit of peer pressure, there will now be a police officer in every school in the city of Charleston.
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.