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10:31 pm on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Charleston one-year alcohol ban for new bars advances

Hoping to address the perceived chaos that Charleston's explosion in bars has brought, city council has passed a first reading of a one-year ban on permits for alcohol between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m. on portions of King, Meeting, and Market streets. The...
5:27 am on Tuesday July 1, 2014

College of Charleston is now cigarette smoke free

The college joins MUSC with a smoke free campus, but you'll still be able to smoke on puff on city streets and sidewalks.
12:11 am on Wednesday June 11, 2014

Haley signs texting ban, SC becomes 49th state to outlaw texting while driving

Gov. Nikki Haley signed a statewide ban on texting while driving Monday. Under the ban, drivers who violate the law would not receive penalty points, but would face fines starting at $25. The use of GPS navigators and texting to summon emergency...
6:52 am on Thursday June 5, 2014

Texting while driving ban heads to Haley to become law

South Carolina's General Assembly has passed a ban on texting while driving, now it only needs Gov. Nikki Haley's signature.
8:02 am on Wednesday May 14, 2014

Texting While Driving Bill Strengthened, May Apply to All Drivers

A stronger texting while driving ban is now going to full House floor. A committee made some changes to the senate proposed bill that would not only ban texting and driving for beginner’s or restricted licenses, but also for all drivers.  The bill,...
8:26 am on Thursday April 10, 2014

South Carolina moves forward with statewide texting while driving ban

via WBTW The Senate voted 38-2 Wednesday in favor of a bill that would levy fines starting at $75 on drivers who text while driving and would also penalize them with points on their licenses. It also would ban drivers with a beginner's permit or...
10:46 am on Tuesday March 18, 2014

No more tents on the beach in North Myrtle Beach in the summer

Monday night, North Myrtle Beach City Council passed a ban on shading devices, other than umbrellas, on the city's nine miles of beach from May 15 to September 15 each year. The city says this means all tents, tarps, cabanas, pavilions, sport-...
7:46 am on Tuesday February 18, 2014

North Myrtle Beach gives preliminary OK to beach tent ban

North Myrtle Beach city leaders gave tentative approval Monday night to new rules that would limit what beachgoers could use for shade during the summer. The group gave its approval to an ordinance that would ban the use of "shading devices, other...
8:03 pm on Wednesday October 9, 2013

Charleston also bans texting while driving

Charleston City Council has joined the Town of Mount Pleasant and a number of other municipalities around S.C. to ban texting and any use of handheld communication devices while driving.
5:43 am on Wednesday September 11, 2013

Beaufort County passes texting while driving ban

While texting and driving has been banned in the City of Beaufort, it has also been banned in unincorporated areas of Beaufort County as of Monday night.