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11:55 am on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Isle of Palms 5k and 10k

The Isle of Palms Connector Run is celebrating our 20th year and we want to invite those with an interest in fitness, health, family and community to join. Our race offers a 5k run, 5k walk and a 10k run with one of the most scenic views in the...
9:45 am on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Carolina Youth Development Center Receives $175,000 Grant

(North Charleston, South Carolina) -- Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) has been awarded a PropelNext grant of $175,000 over 18 months from the Edna McConnell ClarkFoundation, and will also receive expert strategic consulting assistance to...
5:45 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Andrus Family Fund Awards Carolina Youth Development Center $82,000 Grant

Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC), in partnership with One Economy Corporation (OE), has received an $82,000 planning grant from the Andrus Family Fund (AFF) for an innovative pilot to bring technology access, training and resources to foster...
2:46 am on Sunday July 26, 2009

After losing job for accused abuse, officer gets job back thanks to connections

Image by Flickr user davidsonscott15 Image by 20090726-police.jpgJohn Smith has his badge and job back at the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office some four years after he was stripped of it after an internal investigation. The Post and Courier has a...
1:09 pm on Sunday September 21, 2008

Man gets 38 years for 13 counts of criminal sexual conduct

Theodore Cobbs was found guilty of 13 counts of criminal sexual conduct after being accused of abusing his two stepdaughters for 11 years. Apparently the two girls came forward in part to protect their three younger sisters still living at home. NBC...
6:06 am on Monday June 30, 2008

Are animal abusers getting off easy?

Image by flickr user It'sGregImage by 20080630puppy.jpg How could you hurt a face like this? Dorchester County is investigating how animal abuse cases are being handled in court, and whether judges are lightening fines for the guilty parties. At...
1:24 pm on Wednesday June 11, 2008

Animals taken from Hollywood home

Read the updated story. Dozens of animals were taken from a Hollywood home Wednesday afternoon, suspected of having been mistreated. The seized animals included chickens, geese, dogs, goats, rabbits, and a cat. From Live 5 News: The Charleston...
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