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5:05 am on Thursday July 19, 2012

They're baaack: Green Laser pointers (Update: Coast Guard mission interrupted)

Flickr User: jmarkdeb Little Timmy thinks he's being adorable, but he's not. Stop it Little Timmy. Stop. It.Update July 19, 2012:  A Coast Guard rescue mission had to be interrupted in the Charleston area due to a green laser being shined into the...
12:42 am on Thursday December 29, 2011

Best Buy sign stripped off store thanks to high winds

Image by Flickr user timjeby Not the store in question, but you get the idea. Tuesday's morning heavy winds and rains stripped the sign off the Best Buy store in North Charleston on Rivers Avenue. NBC News 2 has a report and video from the scene.
3:09 am on Thursday September 2, 2010

Earl expected to pass off Beaufort's coast today, North Carolina tomorrow

Well the next 48 hours are showtime for Hurricane Earl for the Carolinas. The hurricane is believed near peak intensity as a major 145 MPH category 4 hurricane and most models predict a near northernly torn for the storm (map bellow) that should...
2:33 am on Thursday September 2, 2010

Earl expected to pass off Charleston's coast today, North Carolina tomorrow

Image by NASA Earl as seen from the International Space Station as seen on August 30 and posted September 2.Well the next 48 hours are showtime for Hurricane Earl for the Carolinas. The hurricane is believed near peak intensity as a major 145 MPH...
4:46 am on Wednesday August 11, 2010

Bridge exercisers may lose Patriots Point parking spots (updated: voted to eliminate)

Image by Flickr user kmkelley617 Update August 11: The council has voted to remove the spots and likely erect some sort of barrier to prevent people from parking there. NBC News 2 has a video report on the latest bit of news; watch it here. First...
9:58 am on Tuesday July 20, 2010

On Sullivan's when the sign says strong currents, listen to it

Image by Flickr user Palmetto Max Once more on Sullivan's Island a group of people failed to adequately heed the strong current warnings and three teens nearly drowned after swimming out to a sandbar. The Post and Courier has a story on the matter....
7:45 am on Tuesday September 16, 2008

S.C. tops list in violence, but glimmers of improvement appear

Image by Flickr user swanksalotImage by 20080916crime.jpg South Carolina topped the list of states for violent crimes per capita in the FBI's latest Crime in the United States release. According to the report, South Carolina had some 788 violent...
2:05 am on Monday August 18, 2008

How to live with the Lowcountry's spiders

Br-recluse-guyBrown recluse Wikipedia Brown widowFlickr user Care SMCBlack widowFlickr user Joe ShlabotnikGolden silk spider Flickr user elvissaOrchard spiderEvery year at this time, the Lowcountry is teaming with spiders. And The Post and Courier...
10:30 am on Sunday June 8, 2008

Tips on surviving deadly rip currents

Image by NOAAImage by 20080608riptide.jpg The break in the waves is often a sign of rip current. Also, look for posted warning signs before swimming. Rip currents are powerful, channeled currents of water. They can take beach goers by surprise and...
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