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6:33 am on Tuesday June 26, 2012

Fundraiser for family of local man killed in car crash

photo by flickr user J. McPherskesen The sad news came on Sunday evening when Keith Bramley was pronounced dead at Grand Strand Medical Center after sustaining massive internal injuries as a result of a car accident on 544 earlier that day. The Sun...
8:11 am on Thursday May 3, 2012

Family dog fatally attacks infant in Ridgeville, SC (Update: Father given $50K bond)

Updates are at the bottom: A tragic story coming out of Rideville is making the rounds on the national news circuit.  At around 11 a.m. on Friday morning, a 2-month-old baby was discovered by his mother after being attacked and fatally wounded by...
2:54 am on Thursday April 26, 2012

S.C. Hospitality Association President commits suicide (Update: Duncan charged, relationship unclear)

Update April 26th, 2012: Rachel Duncan gave an exclusive interview with The State that goes into detail about why she did not come forward during the investigation. The State also reports that Sponseller had photos of Duncan on his computer that...
7:17 am on Monday March 12, 2012

Lecture: "Childhood, Death, and the Forms of Tragedy"

The College of Charleston English Department is pleased to announce that James R. Kincaid, Aerol Arnold Chair of English at the University of Southern California, will be giving a talk, "Childhood, Death, and the Forms of Tragedy," on Wednesday,...
8:43 pm on Tuesday November 15, 2011

Remembering Charleston jazz writer Jack McCray (Update: Procession video)

Image by Provided Update November 16: Live 5 News has a nice video report from the jazz procession to remember Jack McCray; watch it here. Update November 15: A remembrance parade is today at 10 a.m. from Ansonborough Field and end at 110 Calhoun...
5:08 am on Thursday November 10, 2011

The Charleston jazz scene loses Jack McCray

Image by Provided Jack Arthur McCray 1948-2011Charleston has lost a jazz legend with the passing of Jack McCray. McCray, who was not only a talented musician, dedicated three decades to examining and preserving the Charleston tradition through the...
5:45 am on Friday October 21, 2011

Parris Island's new mascot has a name: Legend

Parris Island The new mascot, Legend. Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island's mascot Archibald Hummer passed on back in September, but a new recruit has stepped up, and has a name of legend. Well, the name is "Legend", to be more precise. That...
5:11 am on Friday October 21, 2011

Head of S.C. Legislative Audit Council dies while running in Beaufort (update: autopsy flak)

Flickr user ibison4 Update October 21: A battle over South Carolina's Freedom of Information Act is brewing between The Post and Courier and the Beaufort County Coroner's Office. Following Thomas Bardin Jr. unexpected death while out for a run,...
9:56 am on Friday September 30, 2011

Parris Island recruits a new mascot pup; Takes name suggestions on Facebook

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island The new mascot. Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island's mascot Archibald Hummer passed on earlier this month, but a new recruit has stepped up. However the new English bulldog mascot doesn't yet have a...
11:01 am on Saturday September 10, 2011

Following 2008 death at Beaufort jail, a $284,500 settlement

On New Year's Eve in 2007, 46-year-old Jesse Greer died while he was under the custody of the Beaufort County Detention Center.  And now a pair of lawsuit's lodged by Greer's widow have been settled by the county and the detention center's medical...

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