Charleston

Two Trains Runnin' makes its South Carolina premiere at the Terrace tomorrow night

click to enlarge<p><i>Two Trains Runnin'</i>, a documentary about the search for two forgotten blues singers in Mississippi during the height of the American …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Celebrating Good News

<i>Dr. E. Faye Williams</i><p>Dr. E. Faye Williams, National President of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc.<p>(TriceEdneyWire.com) <i>–</i> By now you know I …

HBCUs

South Carolina lacks lethal injection drugs to execute death row inmate

COLUMBIA — South Carolina does not have the lethal injection drugs necessary to complete the execution of a death row inmate scheduled for next …

Prison

S.C. Supreme Court ends 24-year-old education funding lawsuit

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Supreme Court has dismissed a 24-year-old lawsuit filed by rural school districts, three years after ordering …

Judiciary

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaking at University of South Carolina's winter commencement

COLUMBIA — The Palmetto State will get a visit from a third U.S. Supreme Court justice this year when Stephen Breyer speaks at the University of …

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court denies Diocese of South Carolina's motions to rehear and recuse

The state's highest court has opted not to rehear the contentious case pitting The Episcopal Church in South Carolina against the Diocese of South …

Judiciary

On business: Trump selling only South Carolina property to settle squabble

Available: a Palmetto State property with presidential pedigree.<p>Only it's not quite in the same league as the White House. Or Trump Tower.<p>This deal …

Real Estate

Amid staffing crisis, S.C. eyes Puerto Rico to help fill vacancies in prisons

The staffing crisis at South Carolina prisons has gotten so dire that the state plans to begin recruiting efforts in Puerto Rico, a storm-battered …

Puerto Rico

South Carolina has 6 weeks to answer a $2B question about the future of its nuclear project

The owners of South Carolina's unfinished nuclear power plant have a $2 billion decision to make — and just six weeks to make it.<p>But with time …

South Carolina Lowcountry

University of South Carolina's big plans come with a big price tag

COLUMBIA — During a recent lunch, former longtime Charleston Mayor Joe Riley shared with University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides some …

Higher Education

'Life is very good:' Case closes for ex-S.C. Speaker Bobby Harrell as Statehouse probe continues

Three years after being forced from office, former S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell is free.<p>Gone are the probation requirements to cooperate with …

Corruption

Bluegrass pickin' parlors on the wane in South Carolina

BETHERA — Guy Faulk has nothing to lose and, frankly, not much to gain. He’s got a diminishing number of good reasons to keep Guy and Tina’s …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Mercedes-Benz Vans chief: North Charleston plant already adding U.S. jobs, with or without new NAFTA

While the debate continues over whether stricter trade rules are needed to boost U.S. jobs, the head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans plant in North …

South Carolina Lowcountry

December sentencing scheduled for ex-North Charleston officer who killed Walter Scott

In early December, exactly a year after a jury deliberated and failed to find him guilty of a crime in Walter Scott’s death, former North Charleston …

Policing

Chef Justin Devillier Shows the Spirit of New Orleans to Charleston

And where to order pies<p><i>EASTSIDE</i> — The recipient of 2016 James Beard Best Chef: South, <b>Justin Devillier</b>, will be in the Lowcountry on Saturday, <b>December 2</b> for a multi-course meal as part of <i>Garden and Gun</i>’s Dinner and a Show. The New Orleans chef (La Petite Grocery and Balise) will supply the food, …

Restaurants

Tu Reservations Snapped Up Prior to Opening

Opening on November 24<p>A few lucky diners will get to preview forthcoming global restaurant <b>Tu</b> before the official opening on Friday, November 24. Tuco-owners <b>Duolan Walker-Li</b>, <b>Josh Walker</b> and <b>Joey Ryan</b> (the team from Xiao Bao Biscuit) announced on Instagram yesterday that a few tables would be …

Restaurants

Record Store Day does Black Friday

Where will you buy your Christmas gifts this year? Go local and support (big or small indie) artists you love at the same time during Record Store …

Vinyl Records

Official South Carolina seal never affixed to Confederate flag removal law

COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s secretary of state is going back and stamping the state seal onto many laws the General Assembly passed over the past 15 …

United States

College of Charleston sailing team ends fall season ranked No. 1 coed, No. 4 women

Buoyed by a second-place finish at the ICSA Match Race Nationals and solid finishes at the Atlantic Coast Women's and Coed events over the weekend, …

Sailing

South Carolina women roll past Clemson 66-36 on the road

CLEMSON — Four buses arrived in Clemson on Thursday night and about 100 South Carolina women’s basketball fans piled out of them.<p>They trickled into …

Women's Basketball

Charred Radicchio with Yogurt Sauce and Charleston, SC Trip Recap

A few weeks ago, I texted my friend Whitney, “We should go somewhere.”<p>Last Thursday we were on a plane to Charleston, SC with literally nothing …

Cider

Basic Kitchen Begins Instagram-Worthy Brunch Service This Weekend

Kombucha and cocktails<p>Basic Kitchen, downtown’s newest restaurant arrival and the latest project from local entrepreneurs Ben and Kate Towill of Basic Projects, will serve brunch this weekend.<p>The Wentworth Street locale officially opened earlier this week, with breakfast and lunch, and will add …

Brunch

SCE&G wants customers to pay $29.5 million a month for failed S.C. nuclear reactors

CAYCE — South Carolina Electric & Gas pitched a plan Thursday to shrink the price tag for two failed nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer station to $2.9 …

Energy

GOP tax proposal would help South Carolina residents

I will get straight to the point.<p>Imagine you’re a single mother, working 50 or 60 hours a week as a nurse or a teacher and making around $41,000 a …

Social Justice

Charleston airport CEO Paul Campbell says he's not stepping down after DUI charge

The head of the agency overseeing the state's largest airport said Thursday he's not stepping down after being charged with driving under the …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Husband accused of setting Citadel graduate on fire arrested in New York

After nearly two months on the run, a man accused of setting his wife, a Citadel graduate, on fire in Florence County has been arrested.<p>The Florence …

Crime

Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield creates her biggest sounding album yet

For those familiar with Waxahatchee's first three releases, <i>American Weekend</i><i>,</i> <i>Ivy Tripp,</i> and <i>Cerulean Salt</i>, their new album might come as a surprise. …

South Carolina Lowcountry

Stegelin: Roy Moore's MAGA enablers

Revised Talking Points

South Carolina Lowcountry

Tu Premieres Quirky Website and Eclectic Menu

This isn’t the average opening<p><b>Xiao Bao Biscuit</b> co-owners <b>Duolan Walker-Li</b>, <b>Josh Walker</b> and <b>Joey Ryan</b> arecloser to opening their second restaurant <b>Tu</b> with the revealing of its website, menu, and hours. Located at 430 Meeting St., the new space will offer a menu full of varying influences from across the …

Restaurants

West Ashley and Folly Beach library branches reopen after Hurricane Irma damage repairs

We may have made a big to-do about how lucky Charleston was to miss the major impacts of this fall's Hurricane Irma, but some buildings in the area …

South Carolina Lowcountry