Blotter: Airhead


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Blotter: Vampire Hunters

Skyler Baldwin

The Blotter is taken from reports filed with Charleston Police Department between April 28 and May 5. Blotter of the Week: A man police were told was trying to fight people in a bar with a metal spike said he was talking to God before the altercation ensued. We had no idea our local Vampire […]

Blotter: Time Traveler

Skyler Baldwin

Blotter: Silver Phantom

Skyler Baldwin

Blotter: Crime Fighter

Skyler Baldwin

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Monday headlines: Charleston jail video ripples shock across nation

Video footage released late Thursday night documents the final minutes of the life of Jamal Sutherland, a mentally ill Black man, while detained at Charleston County’s Al Cannon Detention Center in January. Since then, the story has been profiled around the world. As civic and clergy leaders expressed outrage while calling for calm, Sutherland’s mother, […]

5/16 COVID-19 update: 261 cases; 3.5% positive; 17 deaths

What you need to know today: Gov. Henry McMaster’s move to end extended federal unemployment benefits in South Carolina has rankled some experts and workers who say implications of ending weekly benefits are more complicated than the governor has said. Source: The Post and Courier Latest COVID-19 data South Carolina health officials reported 479 total cases of the […]

Sarah’s Dumps announces spring, summer pop-up schedule

Sarah’s Dumps is popping up for the first time in over a year at Island Provisions on Saturday, May 22.

5/15 COVID-19 update: 325 cases; 2.9% positive; 12 deaths

What you need to know today: With across-the-board changes on the horizon for local mask rules, Charleston-area restaurants are reexamining the latest federal and state guidance on safety precautions as they consider changes inside their doors. Source: The Post and Courier Latest COVID-19 data South Carolina health officials reported 529 total cases of the coronavirus on Saturday (325 […]