Charlestonians waved goodbye to John C. Calhoun statue in 2020


A statue to John C. Calhoun was removed from Marion Square in 2020, one of the first steps taken by the city to remove Confederate-associated figures from positions of prominence | Photo by Ruta Smith

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Best of Charleston 2021: Politics, News and Media Winners

City Paper Staff

The last year has brought plenty of change in the world of politics and media in Charleston and nationwide. Not only did the 1st District get a new member of Congress in U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace, but Charleston County Council saw a significant shift, with former Chairman Elliott Summey moving on and vacancies being won […]

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Sept. 20 COVID-19 update: 2,357 new cases, 17 deaths; 10.5% positive

Schools bearing brunt of latest COVID surge South Carolina has set national records for COVID-19 hospitalizations in the past few weeks, and new cases have neared peak levels of last winter, but feeling the pandemic’s worst effects are the state’s classrooms. Classes, schools and entire districts have gone virtual, leaving parents frustrated and teachers quitting […]

Fierce local restaurant advocate remembered for unwavering support

Linda Hancock’s shock of red hair may have let you know she was approaching from across the room, but there was no way to prepare for the force of nature headed in your direction — typically with someone in hand that you needed to be introduced to, immediately. Linda flourished in expanding the circles of her […]

Haunters land at Big Gun Burger Sept. 29

Indie punk outfit Haunters started out as a solo project of local guitarist Jonathan Minor in 2016, and then bassist Brendon Shealy and drummer Jeff O’Brien came on board. The three-piece will celebrate the cassette release of EP Long Days//Sleepless Nights with a free show at Big Gun Burger Sept. 29 at 10 p.m.  Released […]