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South Carolina's vague 'disturbing schools' law faces legal, legislative and enforcement challenges

A lawsuit challenging the vague wording of South Carolina's "disturbing schools" law, which for years topped the list of criminal charges against …

South Carolina

MUSC enrolls patients in heart failure clinical trial

Mary Jane Lapinski has walked to work at AT&T in Northern Virginia for years. In the rain, in the snow, in the intense summer heat, Lapinski likens …


Product recalls

Details about product recalls can be found in most cases at For automobile-related recalls, go to

Ford Fusion

Charleston-area business calendar



Weekly Meetings



The past week in the Charleston economy

Super cuts

Real Estate

Aging for Amateurs: Letting go old stuff we mistake for treasure

This week, many readers know, is the fifth week of Lent, a religious observance for the 40 days before Easter not including Sundays. Those who …


Charleston-area memos and distinctions

Attorney Dwayne Green, Mount Pleasant Town Council members Jim Owens and Bob Brimmer and North Charleston City Council member Virginia Jamison have …

Real Estate

Charleston-area hires and promotions


Real Estate

The week ahead in business



Time for us all to take responsibility for what we post on social media

The miracle and the menace of the digital revolution stem from the same root: Wired communication empowers the individual.

Social Media

California has become the new cradle of states' rights

To people in the rest of the U.S., California can seem like a foreign country. From Donald Trump’s perspective, the feeling may not be purely …

Los Angeles

The other opioid crisis: Patients who can't get treatment

When you hear the words “opioid crisis,” you probably think about tragic deaths from addiction. But there is another opioid crisis, one I know well: …


Letter: Polluted water and oyster beds

It is with concern that I write regarding the sewage spill that resulted in the closing of local oyster beds due to a broken pipe. Cyrus Buffum, who …


Sapakoff: Clemson basketball ‘chemistry experiment’ Omaha-bound for Sweet 16

SAN DIEGO – A resourceful mule has crashed an NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 race typically reserved for thoroughbreds.<p>Who would have guessed that Clemson …

College Sports

Letter: Cold shelter thanks

The Emergency Cold Shelter at Hibben United Methodist Church has been open for five winters to those in need of a hot meal and a warm place to sleep …


Letter: Teamwork

Caroline Mauldin of S.C. Future Minds has the right idea about the value of South Carolina’s teachers. These educators’ skills were on display March …

South Carolina

Letter: American mentor

Though well-educated when we arrived in Charleston in January 1977, we had little insight into American customs, holidays and the way of life. We did …

U.S. Navy

Letter: Drug addiction

What was missing from all the rhetoric of social injustices at the Academy Awards was any comment about drug addiction and the opioid crises. Could …

The Oscars

Letter: Guns and violence

Now that President Trump has made an effort to talk to the group that condones and manufactures violent video games, I’m hoping he starts on the …


Clemson crushes Auburn in Round of 32, will advance to Sweet 16 for first time under Brad Brownell

SAN DIEGO — On his 58th birthday, Bruce Pearl stood on the sideline and grimaced. Mumbled. There was no way he could have known it in the moment, but …

College Sports

Key developer in Charleston's NoMo area says city hot spot is a victim of its own success

Developer Stephen Zoukis, the man who helped give NoMo its Boho vibe, thinks the upper peninsula hot spot might be losing its mojo.

Real Estate

College baseball: Clemson swept by N.C. State; Cougars, Bucs, Bulldogs all lose

CLEMSON - Will Wilson hit two solo homers, including the go-ahead blast in the eighth inning, to lift No. 23 N.C. State to a 5-4 win and a series …

College Sports

Global Entry and PreCheck programs coming for airport travelers returning to Charleston

Two federal programs that make it easier to get through airports are making a return flight to Charleston.


Nearly 900 apartment units proposed in 4 developments in Charleston area

The multifamily housing market continues to hum as people flock to the Charleston region in search of jobs and millennials put off home buying.

Real Estate

Kebab Hindi recipe


South Carolina drops first SEC baseball series to No. 2 Florida

COLUMBIA — Carlos Cortes is still in the gate while the rest of South Carolina’s hitters are at least at the second turn, so it’s no mystery why the …

College Sports

5 things you need to know about the Charleston arts scene this week

Last weekend, Janae Claxton, a senior at First Baptist Church School in Charleston, repeated her first-place win at the statewide Poetry Out Loud …


Charleston County gets help with recycling as it waits for new $2.4 million facility

Charleston County is shipping its recyclable material to Horry County as it waits for a new $24 million state-of-the-art recycling facility to open …


North Charleston police: Man found fatally shot in Houston Street front yard Sunday morning

North Charleston police are investigating a fatal shooting on Houston Street that was reported in the early morning hours Sunday.<p>City police …