Five Charleston County schools close for good

Image by Flickr user Darwin Bell Image by 20090606-lock.jpg Locked for now and no one's sure what will become of the buildings.

Aiming to fix an ailing budget, Charleston County has closed Brentwood Middle, Charlestowne Academy, Fraser Elementary, McClellanville Middle, and Schroder Middle -- forever.

Go read about it at The Post and Courier.

You can read about the decision process that brought this day in our consolidation topic page.