From freaky to funny, here are our favorite carnival-themed flicks



See Michelangelo’s famous frescoes without the flight to Rome

Chloe Hogan

Art history lovers are in for a treat at Festival Hall this summer. Through Sept. 26, the Beaufain Street venue is host to an exhibition showcasing Michelangelo’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Sistine Chapel. Reproduced photographically and artfully displayed in their original sizes, the timeless masterpieces, including the Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment, […]


Thursday headlines: SC health officials urge voluntary mask-wearing

With coronavirus cases almost doubling in South Carolina over the last week, state health officials are urging people to follow new federal guidance on wearing masks indoors. The state continues to grapple with an unchecked rise in COVID-19 cases spurred by the delta variant and low vaccine demand. More: Associated Press, WCSC TV, The State, […]

County complex to be named for Teddie Pryor after he cast tiebreaking committee vote

‘Self-serving and unseemly’ Charleston County Council voted Tuesday night to name a new county services building for its chairman, finalizing a committee recommendation last week where Chairman Teddie Pryor cast the tiebreaking vote. The proposal to name the new social services building under construction at the corner of Rivers and McMillan avenues in North Charleston […]

Grey Ghost Bakery adding jobs, equipment with $395,000 investment

Grey Ghost Bakery will expand operations in Charleston with a $395,000 investment, the company announced Tuesday. The investment will create 25 new jobs and “increase the company’s production and co-packing capabilities to meet growing demand,” a press release said.  Grey Ghost owner Katherine Frankstone founded the company in Columbia in 2011, starting out with just […]

SC Tax Free Weekend coming up Aug. 6-8

The state’s annual weekend-long sales tax holiday kicks off Fri., Aug. 6 through Sun., Aug. 8. When shoppers purchase certain items in South Carolina stores, both online and in-store, the 6% state tax will be waived in addition to applicable local taxes. Items like school supplies, clothing, footwear, computers, musical instruments and outerwear are among […]