South Carolina State News http://feed.informer.com/digests/TH3XOXW3V9/feeder South Carolina State News Respective post owners and feed distributors Sat, 05 Sep 2020 12:14:29 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Governors respond to drop in unemployment rates https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/governors-respond-to-drop-in-unemployment-rates/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:0a4d2a0b-0a9f-5386-93b6-c19bfb93997f Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:41:20 +0000 Both Georgia and South Carolina saw a drop in the unemployment rate in August, with the national rate standing at 8.4 percent. Police arrest juveniles in assault on Lowcountry journalist https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/police-arrest-juveniles-in-assault-on-lowcountry-journalist/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:34f23350-d3c4-b77f-6648-cfdfb98ee00b Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:41:09 +0000 CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Two juveniles have been arrested for assaulting a Lowcountry journalist in downtown Charleston. Earlier this week, Quintin Washington, who hosts ‘Quintin’s Close-ups,’ said he was talking to a friend on the phone when he made a remark about how the kids should be in school. He said the juveniles began shouting [&#8230;] <p>CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Two juveniles have been arrested for assaulting a Lowcountry journalist in downtown Charleston.</p> <p>Earlier this week, Quintin Washington, who hosts ‘Quintin’s Close-ups,’ said he was talking to a friend on the phone when he made a remark about how the kids should be in school.</p> <aside class="promo-link"> <a href="https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/charleston-county-news/quintin-washington-of-quintins-close-ups-captures-assault-on-video/" class="promo-link__link" > Local journalist Quintin Washington assaulted by juveniles in downtown Charleston </a> </aside> <p>He said the juveniles began shouting insults and knocked his phone out of his hand as he recorded the incident.&nbsp; A report from the Charleston Police Department stated the kids, ages 13 and 14, also threw rocks at him and stuck Washington with closed fist punches.</p> <p>The boys were later <a href="https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/charleston-county-news/juveniles-identified-in-alleged-assault-against-charleston-journalist-quintin-washington/">identified by a school resource officer</a> and the Charleston Police Department <a href="https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/charleston-county-news/cpd-custody-orders-issued-for-juveniles-involved-in-assault-of-local-journalist/">issued custody orders</a> for the boys.</p> <p>According to the Charleston Police Department, the boys will go to the juvenile detention center and await a hearing in front of a family court judge.</p> Statesboro Police arrest two suspects linked to shots fired at a fast food restaurant https://www.wsav.com/crime-safety/statesboro-police-arrest-two-suspects-linked-to-shots-fired-at-a-fast-food-restaurant/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:e6bf4522-8a45-b913-4a61-7edff6d14348 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:14:27 +0000 Statesboro Police arrested Eddie German, 20, and Danny German, 24, for their alleged involvement in a shooting Thursday at a Wendy’s restaurant. SCGOP wants Harrison staffers to resign after their old offensive tweets surfaced https://www.thestate.com/news/politics-government/article245816975.html South Carolina urn:uuid:e5d80f0f-80a1-cbcd-8bc9-c224f852db73 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:08:15 +0000 The Harrison campaign staffers apologized earlier this week for the tweets, and the matter was being handled internally. Fort Pulaski reopens to visitors https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/fort-pulaski-reopens-to-visitors/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:f142b3f7-b8e5-b2c7-cd9e-9e4f58f1c62d Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:56:31 +0000 Hours are still reduced, but visits can be made inside the fort from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., effective Friday. The Emmys go virtual https://www.wsav.com/news/entertainment-news/the-emmys-go-virtual/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:8a6e90b7-ce13-c1aa-d928-3bea858d5ac1 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:53:55 +0000 This year's ceremony will take place with no live audience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NBC's Mark Barger has a sneak peek. District says this Upstate elementary school will be on distance learning Monday due to a positive COVID-19 test https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/district-says-this-upstate-elementary-school-will-be-on-distance-learning-monday-due-to-a/article_e03a68ea-f9ce-11ea-8b39-eb09cc7234d9.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:f25cef79-8f06-3ce5-ba8d-e189dd072e26 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:49:00 +0000 UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) - Union County Schools announced on Facebook Friday that Foster Park Elementary School will use distance learning on Monday, September 21. US to ban people from downloading TikTok or WeChat apps this weekend https://www.wsav.com/whatstrending/us-to-ban-people-from-downloading-tiktok-or-wechat-apps-this-weekend/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:927f5479-76f3-b1d3-33b7-670616a0f62a Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:32:31 +0000 The U.S. Commerce Department will ban people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok starting on Sunday. Largest container ship ever on East Coast docks in Savannah https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/savannah-to-welcome-east-coasts-largest-container-ship-ever/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:999cdc1d-644d-9034-b659-f3f69907e51c Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:31:23 +0000 The largest container ship ever to serve the U.S. East Coast will be arriving in Savannah on Friday. Coroner releases name of man killed when pickups collided head-on in Pickens Co. https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/coroner-releases-name-of-man-killed-when-pickups-collided-head-on-in-pickens-co/article_8db10bb0-f90b-11ea-994c-13a95d82e53c.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:e4a5e008-97aa-c82b-0fc7-d4b484ef5ce1 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:31:00 +0000 PICKENS, SC (FOX Carolina) - Troopers with the SC Highway Patrol said one person has died and another was hospitalized after a head-on crash in Pickens County. Garth Brooks concert at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte rescheduled for April 10, 2021 https://www.counton2.com/news/national-news/garth-brooks-concert-at-bank-of-america-stadium-in-charlotte-rescheduled-for-april-10-2021/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:aae338f2-1bad-de96-cb0e-84242430468b Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:27:39 +0000 A new date has been set for fans to see Country star Garth Brooks in concert in Charlotte. <p>CHARLOTTE, NC (WSPA) &#8211; A new date has been set for fans to see Country star Garth Brooks in concert in Charlotte.</p> <p>According to a news release, Brooks will play at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on April 10, 2021. </p> <p>All tickets purchased for the Oct. 10, 2020 concert will be honored. <a href="https://blog.ticketmaster.com/refund-credit-canceled-postponed-rescheduled-events/?ct=t(GarthinMinneapolis9_23_2014_COPY_04)">Click here for more details</a>.</p> <p></p> Authorities searching for missing juveniles out of Aiken, South Carolina https://www.counton2.com/news/south-carolina-news/authorities-searching-for-missing-juveniles-out-of-aiken-south-carolina/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:250b07f6-aa6a-ac70-5a0a-a60c3051c4cd Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:14:10 +0000 AIKEN, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in South Carolina are searching for two juveniles who went missing on Thursday. According to the Aiken Department Public Safety, the two juveniles, Matthew Kinman and Jerry Kinman, were taken from their bedroom sometime during the night. Matthew, 9, is 4’0” and 91 lbs. He has blond hair and blue [&#8230;] <p>AIKEN, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in South Carolina are searching for two juveniles who went missing on Thursday.</p> <p>According to the Aiken Department Public Safety, the two juveniles, Matthew Kinman and Jerry Kinman, were taken from their bedroom sometime during the night.</p> <figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><img loading="lazy" src="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/bolokids.jpg" alt="" class="wp-image-386301" srcset="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/bolokids.jpg?resize=795,397 795w, https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/bolokids.jpg?resize=300,150 300w, https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/bolokids.jpg?resize=768,384 768w" sizes="(max-width: 899px) 100vw, 795px" /></figure> <p>Matthew, 9, is 4’0” and 91 lbs. He has blond hair and blue eyes. Jerry, 7, is 4’0” and 55 lbs. He has brown hair and brown here.</p> <p>Police say Nancy Christina Kinman is listed as a person of interest in this case. She is currently wanted for questioning to learn the whereabouts of the missing boys.</p> <div class="wp-block-image"><figure class="aligncenter size-large"><img loading="lazy" src="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/kinman-4.jpg" alt="" class="wp-image-386302" srcset="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/kinman-4.jpg?resize=306,397 306w, https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/kinman-4.jpg?resize=231,300 231w" sizes="(max-width: 899px) 100vw, 306px" /></figure></div> <p>She is described as 5’02” and 185 lbs, with blond hair and green eyes. She was last known to be driving a marron 2005 Toyota Camry with South Carolina tag SIY391.</p> <p>If you see any of these individuals, you are asked to contact authorities.</p> Savannah City Manager finalists arrive in Hostess City https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/savannah-city-manager-finalists-arrive-in-the-hostess-city/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:6b7126b0-b723-53c3-c72f-5ba60ee8c8b2 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:08:27 +0000 The finalists arrived on Thursday and will stay through the weekend. Council members said this is an opportunity for them to get to know the candidates beyond the zoom meetings they've been conducting. Coronavirus cases impact teams in Beaufort County School District https://www.wsav.com/sports/high-school-sports-sports/coronavirus-cases-impact-teams-in-beaufort-county-school-district/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:81dcf8ee-de5c-2d83-e944-9caf27f77643 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:04:28 +0000 Two schools in the Beaufort County School District are quarantining athletes due to possible coronavirus exposure. Police: Union man arrested and charged with felony DUI following April crash https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/police-union-man-arrested-and-charged-with-felony-dui-following-april-crash/article_f51cbbd4-f9c7-11ea-ad06-4fc5beec4571.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:1a5a181b-ac9d-e950-e252-757b112924a4 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:59:00 +0000 Union, SC (FOX Carolina) - Police in Union have charged a man with felony DUI following an accident that happened in April of this year. Garth Brooks' upcoming NC concert has been postponed once again, now set for 2021 https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/garth-brooks-upcoming-nc-concert-has-been-postponed-once-again-now-set-for-2021/article_c1f97b9a-104b-11ea-9d82-ff2cb451d2a8.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:8734932c-c5f3-fa37-e476-99989ffe2bad Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:59:00 +0000 Charlotte, NC (FOX Carolina) - Garth Brooks fans will have to wait even longer to see the singer in the Carolinas for his 2020 stadium tour. Promoters said Friday the Charlotte tour stop has been postponed until 2021. DNR confirms elk from Great Smoky Mountains National Park spotted in Greenville County https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/dnr-confirms-elk-from-great-smoky-mountains-national-park-spotted-in-greenville-county/article_ce83027e-f9c4-11ea-9bea-7729f6e43c67.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:441ef14f-9492-f506-69b9-4f0bdcbebe9e Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:37:00 +0000 GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - A spokesman for the SC Department of Natural Resources confirmed Friday that an elk from the herd in Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been visiting Greenville County. Florida Atlantic postpones Georgia Southern game over COVID-19 outbreak https://www.wsav.com/sports/college-sports/florida-atlantic-postpones-georgia-southern-game-over-covid-19-outbreak/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:e0819019-fb2a-86b9-3003-22b54983fe22 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:30:12 +0000 Georgia Southern's Saturday home game against Florida Atlantic has been canceled due to a COVID-19 outbreak. COVID-19 response takes center stage on campaign trail https://www.wsav.com/news/your-local-election-hq/covid-19-response-takes-center-stage-on-campaign-trail/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:5d37b00d-1224-f773-3f7e-569f3d42988a Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:19:29 +0000 Thousands of Trump supporters rally in Wisconsin despite record COVID-19 infections in the state; Joe Biden blasts Trump's actions as "extremely dangerous" and says he "should step down." NBC's Tracie Potts reports. SC unemployment rate plummeted in August. What that means https://www.thestate.com/news/rebuild/article245831050.html South Carolina urn:uuid:0f63bea0-8130-d50d-bce2-816fdffe8a24 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:14:43 +0000 Unemployment rates are still nearly double what they were immediately before the pandemic began Police: 5 suspects arrested after setting police vehicle on fire in Georgia https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/police-5-suspects-arrested-after-setting-police-vehicle-on-fire-in-georgia/article_3885faa6-8e4e-5a1b-a4b0-4f8535babd68.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:4e69321b-bd51-5a12-1d4d-aaf6a652d94a Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:13:00 +0000 GAINESVILLE, Ga. (CBS46) -- Five suspects are behind bars Friday for allegedly setting a police vehicle on fire during a peaceful protest early June. Mount Pleasant PD: Man arrested for Walmart armed robbery https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/charleston-county-news/mount-pleasant-pd-man-arrested-for-walmart-armed-robbery/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:097aa083-c77c-3038-be1b-932ea88d449e Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:40:06 +0000 MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in Mount Pleasant arrested a 53-year-old man wanted for armed robbery. According to Inspector Don Calabrese with the Mount Pleasant Police Department, 53-year-old Anthony “Andy” Lee Smith was wanted in connection to an armed robbery that happened at the Walmart on Highway 17. Smith was arrested Thursday night and [&#8230;] <p>MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in Mount Pleasant arrested a 53-year-old man wanted for armed robbery.</p> <p>According to Inspector Don Calabrese with the Mount Pleasant Police Department, 53-year-old Anthony “Andy” Lee Smith was wanted in connection to an armed robbery that happened at the Walmart on Highway 17.</p> <aside class="promo-link"> <a href="https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/mount-pleasant-pd-searching-for-man-in-walmart-armed-robbery/" class="promo-link__link" > Mount Pleasant PD searching for man in Walmart armed robbery case </a> </aside> <p>Smith was arrested Thursday night and also faces charges for possession of a weapon during a violent crime.</p> <p>Jail records show Smith has been arrested numerous times in the past for shoplifting, resisting arrest, assault and battery, and other crimes.</p> Henderson County says goodbye to fallen deputy Ryan Hendrix on Friday https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/henderson-county-says-goodbye-to-fallen-deputy-ryan-hendrix-on-friday/article_d530534a-f9bc-11ea-a69f-b39a44efcce4.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:e09301c7-1c63-068d-292c-40649e4fd5b6 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:40:00 +0000 Local Hispanic networking organization brings Hispanic entrepreneur to Savannah for seminar https://www.wsav.com/news/local-hispanic-networking-organization-brings-hispanic-entrepreneur-to-savannah-for-seminar/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:d698eb6e-0ad4-7bda-4b87-e385ac9a8659 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:39:05 +0000 SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) &#8211; A local Hispanic organization is looking to provide tools to aspiring Hispanic entrepreneurs. Agenda Latina will host a virtual webinar with SCORE, the nation’s largest network of business mentors, to help Hispanic entrepreneurs learn how to start their own business. The last seminar of the two-part series, called Como Lanzar Tu [&#8230;] Man admits to killing deployed soldier’s wife at Fort Stewart https://www.wsav.com/crime-safety/savannah-man-admits-to-killing-deployed-soldiers-wife-at-fort-stewart/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:4d357453-c8dd-3d93-8bb1-74b9fb330aa4 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:21:52 +0000 A Savannah man has admitted to killing a Fort Stewart soldier’s wife during the husband's deployment. Dozens of Beaufort County football players, cheerleaders quarantined after COVID-19 cases https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/state/south-carolina/article245830945.html South Carolina urn:uuid:fe6c419c-c6c8-7f58-630f-0e6532219847 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:20:07 +0000 The two Beaufort County football teams were supposed to open the season Sept. 25. Dozens of Beaufort County football players, cheerleaders quarantined after COVID-19 cases https://www.thestate.com/news/state/south-carolina/article245830945.html South Carolina urn:uuid:9f30dfb6-5f5e-5cd4-aed9-3ad37e5ed4d9 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:20:07 +0000 The two Beaufort County football teams were supposed to open the season Sept. 25. Recognition day for POW’s and missing in action soldiers held at Joint Base Charleston https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/recognition-day-for-pows-and-missing-in-action-soldiers-held-at-joint-base-charleston/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:210d0ef5-3f9e-007f-d7eb-ea772ae9b97a Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:18:04 +0000 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- It is National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Friday, September 18th. The Joint Base Charleston is holding remembrance events to remember prisoners of war and those missing in action. According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, more than 81,900 Americans remain missing from WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold [&#8230;] <p>NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- It is National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Friday, September 18th. </p> <p>The Joint Base Charleston is holding remembrance events to remember prisoners of war and those missing in action.</p> <p>According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, more than 81,900 Americans remain missing from WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf War, and other conflicts.</p> <p>A vigil run kicked off around midnight as service members took turns running miles around JBC, carrying the POW flag.</p> <p>The vigil run will continue throughout the afternoon.</p> <p>On Friday morning, at 6:30 a.m., service members started reading the names of POW/MIA soldiers aloud. They will read the names until the closing ceremony at 4 p.m.</p> <p>The POW/MIA Recognition Day closing ceremony at 4 p.m. will include a wreath-laying. </p> More detained migrant women say they didn’t OK surgeries https://www.wsav.com/news/more-detained-migrant-women-say-they-didnt-ok-surgeries/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:16756bff-52d9-5c91-499a-1d753544a216 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:06:39 +0000 Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned her jail jumpsuit to show the scars on her abdomen. There were three small, circular marks. Georgetown man charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/georgetown-county-news/georgetown-man-charged-with-breach-of-trust-with-fraudulent-intent/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:16df9791-2365-b89b-a0c1-a046e6535fb0 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:04:58 +0000 GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities arrested a 53-year-old man for breach of trust with fraudulent intent totaling more than $10,000. According to the Georgetown Police Department, John Boyd Graham surrendered to police and was booked into the detention center on Thursday. Deputies say Graham was working as plant manager for S&#38;W Concrete when he received [&#8230;] <p>GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities arrested a 53-year-old man for breach of trust with fraudulent intent totaling more than $10,000.</p> <p>According to the Georgetown Police Department, John Boyd Graham surrendered to police and was booked into the detention center on Thursday.</p> <p>Deputies say Graham was working as plant manager for S&amp;W Concrete when he received approximately $140,000 of company funds and appropriated the money for person use between April 2019 and March 2020.</p> <p>Graham is expected in bond court on Friday.</p> <hr class="wp-block-separator"/> <p><img src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/12.0.0-1/72x72/1f4f1.png" alt=" Largest container ship in the East Coast docks in Savannah https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/savannah-to-welcome-east-coasts-largest-container-ship-ever/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:09961baf-bc74-f77d-6612-29657a40db9a Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:01:14 +0000 The largest container ship ever to serve the U.S. East Coast will be arriving in Savannah on Friday. Police in S.C. ask for help locating two kids they say were taken from their bedroom in the night https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/police-in-s-c-ask-for-help-locating-two-kids-they-say-were-taken-from/article_2a523a06-f9b7-11ea-8a26-b7e44682c759.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:dad1928a-fb03-c12f-9a39-34a6e123d6f5 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:59:00 +0000 Aiken, SC (FOX Carolina) - Friday, the City of Aiken asked for the public's help locating two children they say were taken from their bedroom in the middle of the night. Dorchester County deputies searching for suspect in Antiques Mall burglary https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/dorchester-county-news/dorchester-county-deputies-searching-for-suspect-in-antiques-mall-burglary/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:e2cef525-8689-4012-5743-e7351d736604 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:48:54 +0000 DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in Dorchester County are calling on the community to identify a person of interest in a burglary case. Deputies say the individual is wanted for breaking into the Antique Mall on Orangeburg Road and taking around $20,000 worth of antique jewelry. They also caused nearly $2,000 in damage to [&#8230;] <p>DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in Dorchester County are calling on the community to identify a person of interest in a burglary case.</p> <p>Deputies say the individual is wanted for breaking into the Antique Mall on Orangeburg Road and taking around $20,000 worth of antique jewelry.</p> <p>They also caused nearly $2,000 in damage to the business.</p> <figure class="wp-block-gallery columns-2 is-cropped"><ul class="blocks-gallery-grid"><li class="blocks-gallery-item"><figure><img loading="lazy" src="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119796804_3547736501914908_7584639482935014796_n.png" alt="" data-id="386138" data-full-url="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119796804_3547736501914908_7584639482935014796_n.png" data-link="https://www.counton2.com/?attachment_id=386138" class="wp-image-386138" srcset="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119796804_3547736501914908_7584639482935014796_n.png?resize=301,348 301w, https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119796804_3547736501914908_7584639482935014796_n.png?resize=259,300 259w" sizes="(max-width: 899px) 100vw, 301px" /></figure></li><li class="blocks-gallery-item"><figure><img loading="lazy" src="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119816016_3547736058581619_2399616543956456817_n.png" alt="" data-id="386139" data-full-url="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119816016_3547736058581619_2399616543956456817_n.png" data-link="https://www.counton2.com/?attachment_id=386139" class="wp-image-386139" srcset="https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119816016_3547736058581619_2399616543956456817_n.png?resize=287,289 287w, https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119816016_3547736058581619_2399616543956456817_n.png?resize=100,100 100w, https://www.counton2.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/09/119816016_3547736058581619_2399616543956456817_n.png?resize=200,200 200w" sizes="(max-width: 899px) 100vw, 287px" /></figure></li></ul></figure> <p>If you recognize the individual or have any information about the crime, you are asked to contact Detective Whetstone at 843-832-0010 or the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office at 843-832-0300.</p> Upstate church to give away free groceries to those in need this Saturday https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/upstate-church-to-give-away-free-groceries-to-those-in-need-this-saturday/article_a515338a-f9b5-11ea-b5b4-cbd17f8ecdd5.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:f9fa0773-c5bb-0ecf-2a41-bd4145005eee Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:48:00 +0000 Anderson, SC (FOX Carolina) - An Upstate church will be giving out groceries to those in need this weekend in Anderson. WATCH LIVE: Largest container ship in the East Coast docks in Savannah https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/savannah-to-welcome-east-coasts-largest-container-ship-ever/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:82b4f4cf-05dc-87cd-fd1c-737019f1e4ec Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:37:58 +0000 The largest container ship ever to serve the U.S. East Coast will be arriving in Savannah on Friday. Brothers, ages 7 and 9, were taken during night from bedroom, South Carolina cops say https://www.thestate.com/news/state/south-carolina/article245830200.html South Carolina urn:uuid:db343b68-53f3-20e9-db9e-e3aa03b70909 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:19:30 +0000 Their mother is being sought for questioning Brothers, ages 7 and 9, were taken during night from bedroom, South Carolina cops say https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/state/south-carolina/article245830200.html South Carolina urn:uuid:60354b3e-3dd2-9c84-46b0-11b347eaab2b Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:19:30 +0000 Their mother is being sought for questioning Absentee ballots to be distributed this month in South Carolina https://www.counton2.com/news/your-local-election-hq/absentee-ballots-to-be-distributed-this-month-in-south-carolina/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:0450f3fb-9792-fc0e-1e95-27572f881e6e Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:04:00 +0000 COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – A bill that would allow no-excuse voting across South Carolina for the upcoming general election has been signed by Governor Henry McMaster. The bill allows anyone to vote absentee during the coronavirus pandemic like we saw during the June primary election. If you plan on voting absentee this November, you must [&#8230;] <p>COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – A bill that would allow no-excuse voting across South Carolina for the upcoming general election has been signed by Governor Henry McMaster.</p> <p>The bill allows anyone to vote absentee during the coronavirus pandemic like we saw during the June primary election.</p> <aside class="promo-link"> <a href="https://www.counton2.com/news/your-local-election-hq/gov-mcmaster-signs-covid-19-absentee-voting-bill/" class="promo-link__link" > Gov. McMaster signs COVID-19 Absentee Voting Bill </a> </aside> <p>If you plan on voting absentee this November, you must fill out a form online or visit your county voter registration office.</p> <p>Ballots will be distributed at the end of the month and you’ll have a quick turnaround for sending them back to the election office.</p> <p>“The last time you out to put a ballot in the mail to make sure it gets back to us is probably October 28<sup>th</sup>. That’s on the Wednesday before the election on a Tuesday,” said Conway Belangia with the Greenville County Elections Office.</p> <p>Anyone who requests a mail-in ballot must use it. If you request it, you cannot later decide to vote in-person.</p> 2 years since the drowning of mental patients in Hurricane Florence floodwaters https://www.counton2.com/news/south-carolina-news/2-years-since-the-drowning-of-mental-patients-in-hurricane-florence-floodwaters/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:ceebd170-2b6f-5031-bd7c-c0a2dd40a70b Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:46:36 +0000 HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Friday marks two years since two women drowned in Hurricane Florence floodwater. Wendy Newton and Nicolette Green were in the back of an Horry County Sheriff’s Office transport van when it was swept away. Both were mental health patients being transported to the Pee Dee. Now, Newton’s family says they [&#8230;] <p>HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Friday marks two years since two women drowned in Hurricane Florence floodwater.</p> <p>Wendy Newton and Nicolette Green were in the back of an Horry County Sheriff’s Office transport van when it was swept away.</p> <p>Both were mental health patients being transported to the Pee Dee.</p> <aside class="promo-link"> <a href="https://www.counton2.com/news/south-carolina-news/lawsuit-woman-who-drowned-while-locked-in-sheriffs-van-was-treated-like-a-criminal-not-a-mental-health-patient/" class="promo-link__link" > Lawsuit: Woman who drowned while locked in sheriff’s van was treated like a criminal, not a mental health patient </a> </aside> <p>Now, Newton’s family says they will sue the hospital that discharged her, arguing that she should have been committed to the hospital.</p> <p>Both families already filed federal lawsuits against the Horry County Sheriff’s Office. They claim the women were treated like criminals and not patients.</p> <p>The officers in charge of transporting the patients were arrested and later released on bond.</p> <aside class="promo-link"> <a href="https://www.counton2.com/news/south-carolina-news/horry-county-officers-fired-after-drowning-of-two-mental-health-patients/" class="promo-link__link" > Horry County officers fired after drowning of two mental health patients </a> </aside> <p>The van driver, Stephen Flood, was been charged with two counts of reckless homicide and involuntary manslaughter while the passenger, Joshua Bishop, was charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter. They were also fired from their post.</p> WATCH LIVE: Savannah welcomes East Coast’s largest container ship ever https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/savannah-to-welcome-east-coasts-largest-container-ship-ever/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:4995b349-80fa-cfa1-3006-ff925c2445e7 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:36:56 +0000 The largest container ship ever to serve the U.S. East Coast will be arriving in Savannah on Friday. Hurricane Teddy and Tropical Depression 22 could both impact land https://www.wsav.com/weather-news/wsav-hurricane-central/hurricane-teddy-and-tropical-depression-22-could-both-impact-land/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:dfff5abe-7b03-c734-fd4e-a9306b04ef0d Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:29:09 +0000 Hurricane Teddy is a powerful category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic that could come within striking distance of Bermuda next week, followed by a possible landfall in Nova Scotia. In the Gulf of Mexico, Tropical Depression 22 could become a hurricane and impact the Texas Coast as a tropical storm next week. Hurricane Teddy As [&#8230;] Savannah City Manager finalists arrive in the hostess city https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/savannah-city-manager-finalists-arrive-in-the-hostess-city/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:3e36a923-af2a-c10c-7fa5-61fb1d3220c6 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:22:15 +0000 The finalists arrived on Thursday and will stay through the weekend. Council members said this is an opportunity for them to get to know the candidates beyond the zoom meetings they've been conducting. While LEAD Greenville honors law enforcement, others honor the organization's founder https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/while-lead-greenville-honors-law-enforcement-others-honor-the-organizations-founder/article_b4761fb8-f9a8-11ea-ad97-8f0a1515b474.html www.foxcarolina.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:87a2529b-39e7-4d19-ff03-3690a37e56fb Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:15:00 +0000 Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Friday, a local organization in Greenville and members of the community came together at the Greenville Convention Center to show their everlasting support for law enforcement officers. Hurricane Teddy and Tropical Depression 22 could both impact land https://www.wsav.com/news/hurricane-teddy-and-tropical-depression-22-could-both-impact-land/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:09b5de05-d6fe-f442-012f-c08ed38fd66f Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:09:53 +0000 Hurricane Teddy is a powerful category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic that could come within striking distance of Bermuda next week, followed by a possible landfall in Nova Scotia. In the Gulf of Mexico, Tropical Depression 22 could become a hurricane and impact the Texas Coast as a tropical storm next week. Hurricane Teddy As [&#8230;] How you can receive assistance with your energy bill during drive-thru event https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/dorchester-county-news/how-you-can-receive-assistance-with-your-energy-bill-during-drive-thru-event/ WCBD News 2 urn:uuid:131169a3-63af-e355-d353-8be6b84861c2 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:01:18 +0000 SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Many across the Lowcountry are still recovering from shutdowns associated with the coronavirus pandemic. You’ll have the chance to receive some help with paying your energy bills on Friday. Palmetto Community Action Partnership and the Dominion Energy are teaming up for a curbside, contact-free event. You can go to Fresh Anointing [&#8230;] <p>SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Many across the Lowcountry are still recovering from shutdowns associated with the coronavirus pandemic.</p> <p>You’ll have the chance to receive some help with paying your energy bills on Friday.</p> <p>Palmetto Community Action Partnership and the Dominion Energy are teaming up for a curbside, contact-free event.</p> <p>You can go to Fresh Anointing Ministries Worship Center in Summerville from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.</p> <p>They will assist you in applying for help to pay your electric bill.</p> Savannah welcomes East Coast’s largest container ship ever https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/savannah-to-welcome-east-coasts-largest-container-ship-ever/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:2fd20b6d-1fa5-123c-c419-628019c3fd4e Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:56:59 +0000 The largest container ship ever to serve the U.S. East Coast will be arriving in Savannah on Friday. Work from home: These are the top jobs for remote careers https://www.wsav.com/news/work-from-home-these-are-the-top-jobs-for-remote-careers/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:9bc0063c-3b52-b9db-f0c6-a9c812818fad Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:30:09 +0000 These are the top jobs for working from home including salary information. Global coronavirus cases top 30 million https://www.wsav.com/news/coronavirus/global-coronavirus-cases-top-30-million/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:06baa04c-57b0-163d-458e-fcd3234345ec Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:46:44 +0000 Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have topped 30 million worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. Tracking The Tropics: Now we have Tropical Depression 22 https://www.wsav.com/weather-news/wsav-hurricane-central/tracking-the-tropics-sally-continues-to-dump-heavy-rain-tropics-remain-active/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:177718cc-ea7c-7517-46e6-d2ae149ba439 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:28:18 +0000 Savannah, GA &#8211; Now that Sally pushes farther away from the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, we are now turning our attention to the latest tropical systems. We have Tropical Depression 22 and Hurricane Teddy. Tropical Depression Twenty-Two has now formed in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is about 235 miles east of Tampico, Mexico. [&#8230;] BCSO: Three Hilton Head shooting suspects arrested https://www.wsav.com/crime-safety/bcso-three-hilton-head-shooting-suspects-arrested/ WSAV-TV urn:uuid:c5219809-70d2-6cff-1c63-5b0a44d8b95f Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:25:23 +0000 The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) announced three arrests linked to a Hilton Head shooting on August 26 that injured four people.