After two-and-a-half hours, an initial failed vote, and repeated intervention from legal counsel, the $16.2 million budget — a budget that saw no increase in spending when it was initially proposed months ago — passed first reading. Commissioners cut $5,000 in spending for street signs and lighting.
After two-and-a-half hours, multiple attempts to adjourn the meeting, an initial failed vote, and repeated intervention from the James Island …
City police officers will be stationed in Charleston's elementary schools when students return for their first day on Aug. 21.
The city of Charleston may increase the penalty for someone who flees the scene of a crash, even that crash doesn't cause significant injury or damage. The change follows what some say is an excessively light sentence in a recent DUI case.
Charleston City Council has agreed to look at the punishment meted out in connection with an October 2018 case in which a woman drove under the influence and struck a Charleston bike taxi.
The state Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday regarding whether downtown Charleston residents would be affected enough by a new cruise terminal to have a legal right to challenge a state permit for it.
A group of Charleston residents believes the state improperly issued a permit for a new downtown passenger terminal, and many of them will look on Tuesday as their case is argued before the state's highest court.
Legislation that enhances penalties for those convicted of animal cruelty and bolsters support for animal welfare during times of crisis was signed into law on May 16.
The College of Charleston lost a legal case and must now recognize a new politics club that it thought was similar to an existing one.
Sixteen graduating high school students did more than accept diplomas this week. Their commencement marked the first graduating class for Charleston's Allegro Charter School of Music, which is gaining its footing despite some initial challenges.