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SC bill incentivizes control of pit bull births as shelters sound alarm

Andy Brack

Animal shelters across the state are pushing a new bill they say would incentivize owners of pit bulls and related dogs to spay or neuter their pets which, in turn, would curb populations across the state.  Registration wouldn’t be required for pit bull-type dogs (PBTDs) that are already spayed or neutered under the bill, H. […]

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SC bill incentivizes control of pit bull births as shelters sound alarm

Animal shelters across the state are pushing a new bill they say would incentivize owners of pit bulls and related dogs to spay or neuter their pets which, in turn, would curb populations across the state.  Registration wouldn’t be required for pit bull-type dogs (PBTDs) that are already spayed or neutered under the bill, H. […]

4/10 COVID-19 update: 351 cases; 3.7% positive; 17 deaths

What you need to know: Charleston County officials say more than 1,000 people have been tested at COVID-19 testing kiosks at CARTA stops downtown on Mary Street and at the Super Stop in North Charleston. For the latest data, see below. Latest COVID-19 data South Carolina health officials reported 351 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, with 392 […]

Library, CARTA team up for book boxes at two North Charleston stops

Charleston County Public Library has teamed up with CARTA to provide riders with an immersive experience offering books to pass the time on their rides. The new Books on Buses Program allows commuters easy access the literature they might not otherwise have at the bus stop. Kathleen Montgomery, the library’s outreach manager, said she hoped […]

Brack: Redistricting delay in SC is a public shame

Every 10 years in spring like clockwork, the General Assembly is mired in the minutia of redrawing election lines as required by the U.S. Constitution.  Except this year because of a double-whammy that has delayed everything for months. First came an assault on the census process by the Trump Administration. While the Constitution requires every person […]