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6:26 am on Monday February 18, 2013

Remembering Beaufort parade icon Wilson Lane Tootie Fruity Bourke

Beaufort icon Wilson Lane “Tootie Fruity” Bourke was often seen throughout downtown Beaufort during the last several decades helping out or joining parades. Bourke died February 9 at the age of 81 and on Friday he was remembered at a funeral at the...
10:16 am on Tuesday October 16, 2012

VP Joe Biden expected in Charleston today

Flickr user Barack Obama Multiple news outlets are reporting Vice President Joe Biden will be in town to attend the funeral of Peatsy Hollings in West Ashley. So, if you are traveling in Charleston this afternoon, be prepared for delays around the...
10:10 am on Tuesday October 16, 2012

VP Joe Biden expected in Charleston today

Image by Flickr user Barack ObamaMultiple news outlets are reporting Vice President Joe Biden will be in town to attend the funeral of Peatsy Hollings in West Ashley. So, if you are traveling in Charleston this afternoon, be prepared for delays...
4:18 pm on Friday December 31, 2010

Olivera's memorial service held as family, community mourns (update: funeral report, new management)

Flickr user Somalia ya swan Update December 31: Today Olivera's funeral was held as friends and family members said goodbye. WASV was there and has nice report; watch it here. Meanwhile a posted note has gone up at the entrance to Edgefield (photo...
6:12 am on Sunday June 28, 2009

Hundreds turn out for artisans' wake, more expected at funeral (updated)

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20090628-ribbon.jpg One of many white ribbons tied to ironwork in the city as a tribute to Simmons. Update June 28: The Post and Courier went to the service and share a decent story and photo gallery. First...
9:11 am on Wednesday February 25, 2009

Funerals held for the three dead in Sandy Island boating accident

The Myrtle Beach Sun News writes about the funeral service for the three that died in last week's boating accident: Three matching white caskets lined the front of Waccamaw High School's gymnasium. Beyond them, about 2,000 mourners, sitting and...
5:27 pm on Monday September 29, 2008

Soldier laid to rest in North Charleston

Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Joseph Taylor, and Charleston local, was laid to rest on Sunday after a funeral service at New Covenant Church of God in North Charleston. He died in Baghdad from "small arms fire wounds suffered while on patrol" on Sunday,...
8:47 am on Wednesday August 13, 2008

Reward offered in Deputy Dennis Compton's death

Pretty much everyone is reporting that a reward of $10,000 has been announced for information leading to an arrest in the shooting of Deputy Dennis Compton. The announcement came at a press conference held by SLED and the Colleton County Sheriff's...
3:23 pm on Saturday August 9, 2008

Slain deputy's funeral held in Walterboro

Family and friends gathered Saturday morning to remember deputy Dennis Compton, shot and killed early Wednesday in Colleton County, as authorities still seek suspects in the case. Compton was to be buried in Virginia, according to reports. ABC News...
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