Erica Smith, 19, is part of the first wave of girls and young women to attain the Eagle Scout rank after the Boy Scouts of America renamed its Boy Scouts program to Scouts BSA and allowed girls to form their own troops in 2019.
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Erica Smith, the first female to attain the rank of Eagle Scout in the Scouts BSA's Coastal Carolina Council, recites an oath June 19 outside …
A carriage driver and a passenger suffered minor injuries after a semi-trailer truck struck a horse-drawn carriage the morning of June 19 in downtown Charleston.
The Post and Courier is suing the Colleton County Sheriff's Office and State Law Enforcement Division for violating the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act.
Vandals defaced Fire Station No. 11 in West Ashley on the eve of the anniversary of the deadly Sofa Super Store blaze.
The black-and-white female pit bull mix and her four puppies were stolen Feb. 17 from a home on Whipperwill Lane on Johns Island, Charleston County sheriff's officials said. The animals remain missing.
Hailey Elizabeth Riddle was charged with one count of malicious injury to a place of worship, a felony, on allegations she spray painted "utterlly blessed" in pink and blue Jan. 29 on the side of the mosque.
Medication prescribed to Jamal Sutherland by Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health contributed to his death, according to the county coroner.
A thunderstorm tore through Charleston, Colleton and Berkeley counties the evening of June 15, causing power outages and dropping hail.