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3:28 am on Thursday July 24, 2014

Episcopal schism trial: It's not a religious matter

The judge presiding said the matter of who owns church property is a matter of secular laws.
9:11 am on Thursday May 17, 2012

North Charleston Arts Festival Judged Fine Art & Photography Competition Winners Announced

Fine artists and amateur and professional photographers from across the state were invited to participate in the 2012 Judged Fine Art and Judged Photography Competitions & Exhibitions, presented annually as a component of the North Charleston...
2:02 am on Thursday March 1, 2012

Lawsuit against two Bluffton paramedics gets messier still (Update: Settled, terms not yet known)

Flickr user FeatheredTar (Updates at the bottom.) Remember how there was a lawsuit filed against two paramedics after Brian Lanese of Bluffton was poorly handled during a 911 call?  Well, that case has been worming its way along for three years...
3:50 am on Sunday January 10, 2010

Hearn a lock for next judge on S.C. Supreme Court (update: she starts Thursday)

Image by Flickr user Amber Rhea Update January 10: The Charleston Regional Business Journal reports that Hearn start on Thursday, January 14; get the details here. First reporting: The State reports that Judge Kaye Hearn has all but won a seat...
2:31 am on Saturday September 19, 2009

The game's back on: Judge rejects Mt. Pleasant poker ruling

Image by Flickr user justyn Image by 20090918-poker.jpg Update September 19: The Post and Courier has followed up with a more in-depth piece; read it here. First reporting: The Post and Courier is reporting that a circuit judge is reversing a...
4:47 am on Tuesday March 10, 2009

Poker charges sticking to Mount Pleasant Five

The group of poker players found guilty of breaking the state's gambling laws tried to get similar charges dismissed, but the judge wasn't receptive to their argument. Read more stories on this subject in our poker topic page.Go get the story at...
3:30 am on Friday August 1, 2008

Street cart battle unfolding in downtown Charleston

After moving to get peddlers pushed from King Street tensions are rising amongst the vendors. In essence, people who pay thousands to rent specific spots (like Dave Landy) seems none too happy that other guys (like Dan Wilson and Matt Gryder) are...
8:01 am on Saturday June 21, 2008

Accused killer found mentally unfit for trial

SimmonsA Circuit Court judge has ruled that Michael Anthony Simmons, accused of shooting his wife and her four children two years ago, won't stand trial because he is mentally unfit. Simmons has been diagnosed with dementia, and his lawyers say he...