Charleston Livability Court has handed down 23 short-term rental convictions since July
Charleston Livability Court has handed down 23 short-term rental convictions since July More than 1,600 Charleston short-term rentals are listed on various websites

Charleston city staff shared new numbers Tuesday night showing the effects of the city's new regulation on short-term rentals listed on websites like Airbnb and HomeAway…


South Carolina ranks dead last in protections against elder abuse, study finds
South Carolina ranks dead last in protections against elder abuse, study finds Massachusetts came in first in an analysis of all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

In yet another depressing ranking for South Carolina, a new report ranks the state 51st in protecting against elder abuse across 14 measurements…


Moms Demand Action will host Charleston vigil for victims of gun violence on Fri. Dec. 14
Moms Demand Action will host Charleston vigil for victims of gun violence on Fri. Dec. 14 The date marks the sixth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting

The gathering will take place on Fri. Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. in Cannon Park, which is located along Bennet Street between Ashley and Rutledge avenues in downtown Charleston…


Charleston businesses won't be allowed to use plastic bags, straws, or foam containers starting January 2020
Charleston businesses won't be allowed to use plastic bags, straws, or foam containers starting January 2020 "A lot of thought has gone into this," mayor says

In a vote of 11-2, Charleston City Council agreed to prohibit businesses, including restaurants and grocery stores, from selling or providing single-use plastic bags, polystyrene or plastic foam service ware,…


Charleston Rifle Club members sought rule change in March that would have made it harder to block black applicants
Charleston Rifle Club members sought rule change in March that would have made it harder to block black applicants A black doctor was recently rejected as 13 white candidates sailed through

A private club that recently denied membership to a black doctor had considered changing its rules to make it harder to reject people earlier this year…


Blotter: Ballin'
Blotter: Ballin' Good deeds inspiring misdeeds

Blotter o' the week: A woman stole a Nike sweatshirt and a Nike windbreaker from a West Ashley retailer in a crime likely attributed to the post-Kaepernick bump…


A glimmer of hope to make S.C. taxes fairer?
A glimmer of hope to make S.C. taxes fairer? No Halfway

The newly found political buzzphrase among the South Carolina legislative class is "tax reform."…


Cringe and Purge
Cringe and Purge Savage Love

What to do when it's just too good..…


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