Charleston

Democratic S.C. governor candidate cries foul over opponent's selection for State of State response

COLUMBIA — A Democratic candidate for South Carolina governor is complaining that the selection of state Rep. James Smith to deliver the party's …

Elections

FC Cincinnati to play MLS club, expansion rivals and USL foes in 2018 preseason

FC Cincinnati will begin its third season in USL on March 17 in Charleston, S.C.

Soccer

$300,000 bond set for Charleston karate teacher accused of sexually assaulting minors

A Charleston karate instructor accused of molesting two teen girls in 2013 received a $300,000 bond during a court hearing Wednesday afternoon.<p>James …

Crime

Racist signs appear at African American Studies department at University of South Carolina

A pair of signs containing racial epithets appeared outside the University of South Carolina's African American Studies department Tuesday morning, …

Racism

After 14 years in business, Bluerose Cafe changes ownership

After 14 years running the beloved Bluerose Cafe, Denis O Doherty has sold his West Ashley restaurant. In a Facebook statement, Doherty posted, "The …

South Carolina Lowcountry

S.C. State Sen. Paul Campbell seeks dismissal of DUI charge

Attorneys defending state Sen. Paul Campbell in a drunken driving case said authorities failed to follow proper procedures in the field, in jail and …

South Carolina Lowcountry

New Human Resources "Sylvia" premiered by Paste Magazine

It’s a been a minute since we’ve heard a lot from electro-pop rockers Human Resources and the band’s gone through a change or two, but not to worry: …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Republican Nancy Mace wins Statehouse District 99 election

Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from The Citadel’s Corps of Cadets in 1999, can add state lawmaker to her list of accomplishments.<p>The Daniel …

Elections

Proposed S.C. bill would shield execution-drug suppliers from public eye

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The identities of companies that sell execution drugs to South Carolina would be protected under a bill proposed by a state …

Death Penalty

Major shake-up in Gov. McMaster's campaign on eve of his first State of the State address

COLUMBIA — On the eve of his first State of the State address, Gov. Henry McMaster's campaign manager has stepped down from the incumbent's 2018 …

Elections

Graham: 'My memory hasn't evolved' on meeting where others say Trump referred to 'shithole countries'

COLUMBIA — After taking the weekend to reflect on a combative White House meeting in which President Donald Trump reportedly referred to African …

Donald Trump

Meet the Artist: Lava Thomas on "Requiem for Charleston"

Lava Thomas discusses her work <i>Requiem for Charleston</i>, which honors the nine men and women who died in a shooting on June 17, 2015, inside the Mother …

Smithsonian

API President Touts Economic Opportunities for Blacks in the Oil Industry

<i>Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of API, said that the Black Press can play a critical role in educating the Black community about business</i> …

HBCUs

Cane Rhum Bar & Caribbean Kitchen Sets Out Updated Menu

East Bay restaurant <b>Cane Rhum Bar & Caribbean Kitchen</b> invited patrons to chill in an island atmosphere with a few rum drinks in the summer of 2016, and now chef/owner <b>Paul Yellin</b> is changing up the menus a bit. The food offerings, from the jumbo coconut shrimp and chicken coconut curry, are a bit …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Here's the lowdown on this weekend's Taste of Folly

Ain't no party like a Center Street party (no, really). Taste of Folly kicks off this Fri. more…

South Carolina Lowcountry

Mozzo Deli Declares New Downtown Store

Vegan bakeshop Nana’s Donuts is out, and it appears that Mount Pleasant-based <b>Mozzo Deli</b> is in at 616 Meeting St. Nana’s replaced Diggity Doughnuts in 2016, but never garnered the level of fanaticism as its predecessor. Mozzo will sit next to chill bar Local 616 and Eater Essential Spero.<p>The …

Restaurants

It Bags

Paris Fashion Week AW15 Hub<p>The beautiful textured-leather used for Anya Hindmarch's slouchy tote is sourced from a tannery in Florence - one of the …

Fashion

Platia food truck now serving lunch, dinner, and a side of magic at the Music Farm

click to enlarge<p>Mediterranean food truck Platia has a new, spellbinding gig. Owners Edoardo Pignataro and Leonardo Friaf have taken over the Music …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Grapevine: Myrtle Beach timeshare, resort builder eyes Charleston Starbucks site

The well-traveled <b>Starbucks</b> at Calhoun and East Bay streets could be replaced by a 100-room lodging.<p>It was announced early last year that <b>Rivers</b> …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Police Chief Reggie Burgess seeks to unify North Charleston while cutting crime

When he became North Charleston's police chief, Eddie Driggers cited a survey indicating that at least 80 percent of residents in South Carolina's …

Policing

Summoned to History: Jury foreman, alternate in Dylann Roof trial speak publicly for the first time

When he went to court that day, summoned to jury duty, he hadn't expected to step into a dark chapter of Charleston’s history. His job had kept him …

Crime

Five vehicles in running for 'next generation' mail carrier

A rapidly-accumulating mountain of goods purchased online are shipped on undersized delivery trucks often 20 years old or more, which has the U.S. …

Transportation

Myrtle Beach's Canadian visitors help in winter, but currency worries scare some away

MYRTLE BEACH — The Grand Strand is in the throes of its slowest part of the year, but at least one group of visitors has still been willing to visit …

Myrtle Beach

South Carolina home prices on the rise, but below national jump in rates; price leap to continue in new year

The price of homes across South Carolina continues to rise, but not as much as the price nationally, and a moderate increase is expected in 2018.<p>Home …

Real Estate

South Carolina lawmakers overseeing regulators were also wined and dined by utility companies

COLUMBIA — Years before South Carolina was saddled with two failed nuclear reactors, SCANA and other utility companies hosted "appreciation dinners" …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Lindsey Graham: 'I said my piece' to Trump. But senator doesn't address 'shithole countries' head on

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham finally responded Friday afternoon to being present when President Donald Trump reported uttered "shithouse countries" in …

Donald Trump

How will Liverpool cope without Philippe Coutinho?

With Philippe Coutinho in the sun in Barcelona and Liverpool $197 million richer, the world is looking on with intrigue as to how Jurgen Klopp …

Soccer

5 Things to Know About The Getaway

Impressing a date? Happy hour with friends? Simply have a craving for empanadas? Newcomer <b>The Getaway</b> brings that and more to Upper King street. Get the details here before stopping in.<p><b>Setting the Scene</b><p>It’s almost easy to miss The Getaway, as passersby walking down King street past Prohibition …

Restaurants

Amazon laying off 58 workers at North Charleston self-publishing business

Amazon says it's cutting part of its office staff in North Charleston this summer, a year after the e-commerce giant moved its book-printing factory …

South Carolina Lowcountry

FC Cincinnati starts 2018 USL season at Charleston, hosts Louisville in home opener

FC Cincinnati will play at Charleston to start the 2018 season for a third-consecutive year.

Soccer