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4:45 am on Saturday May 19, 2012

Hunting Island campground improves handicap access

Flickr User greenkayak73 Great news for those that use a wheelchair to access Hunting Island State Park. The park has recently installed concrete pads in the campground to faciliate access to handicapped and wheelchair users. The WSAV article,...
5:43 am on Sunday November 14, 2010

Meet the iBot enhanced wheelchair, and locals that worry about its loss

Flickr user jbrownell The stability of the chair is often shown off. Think of an iBot as a Segway meets wheelchair. Not only can it lift occupants by balancing on its hind wheels it can also do impressive things like move up stairsĀ and simply do...
4:35 am on Thursday October 28, 2010

Paraplegic man dies after falling from James Island dock

Image by Flickr user Grant MacDonaldLocal authorities are investigating the death of a paraplegic man who apparently fell out of his electric wheelchair and into the Charleston Harbor yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred on a deck behind a...
2:06 am on Sunday January 4, 2009

Left in the cold, disabled man has new home

Evicted from his home, R.W. Langford spent many of hist nights between Christmas and New Year's out in the cold in front of a downtown Charleston shelter. But he's now at an Christian-oriented Allendale home, renting a room for $55 a week. The whole...