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6:30 am on Friday July 8, 2011

A bank 'hostage' situation unfolds in downtown Charleston (update: drugs)

Update July 8: It looks as though Tony Murray had been allegedly smoking crack cocaine earlier in the day, prior to being involved in the bank robbery hoax. Police reported in the arrest warrant that Murray "owed money to the alleged kidnapper for...
5:09 am on Wednesday April 15, 2009

Wachovia building sold for little more than its price in 2000

Image by GoogleImage by 20090415-wachovia.jpg A New York-based firm has sold the Wachovia building at the corner of Meeting and Market streets to Jupiter Holdings for just a smidgen more than its 2000 selling price, The Post and Courier reports. [...
4:55 am on Friday February 27, 2009

Deputy, bank robbery suspect shot (updated)

Update February 27: The Post and Courier has followed up with a full story that does a good job of explaining many things. Go read it. Mallard was wanted as a suspect in the July 3 robbery of a Wachovia bank on Rivers Avenue. First reporting: Just...
5:39 am on Tuesday December 30, 2008

Police standoff in West Ashley takes human touch to end

Around 11:15 Monday morning, a Wachovia bank in West Ashley was robbed by two men. Around the same time, a third man led police on a short car chase near that bank, that would lead to an hour-and-a-half standoff. Today, police believe that they have...
1:47 pm on Friday October 10, 2008

Wells Fargo victor in battle for Wachovia

Image by 20081010wellsfargo.jpg If they do change their logo, let's hope they spend more than the three minutes I did coming up with the new one. At long last, it looks like the battle for the Lowcountry's number one bank is over: Citigroup has...
4:03 am on Monday October 6, 2008

New deal would split Wachovia amongst buyers

Image by 20081006wachovia.jpg In the battle for the buyout of Wachovia, regulators think they may have reached a compromise: Citigroup (first to reach a deal) would get branches in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic and Wells Fargo (high-bidder) would...
6:14 pm on Friday October 3, 2008

Wells Fargo snatches Wachovia from Citigroup

Image by 20081003wachovia.jpg Wells Fargo is raining on Citigroup's parade. In a move that has brought chaos and general unhappiness to the takeover of Wachovia, Wells Fargo has preempted a deal scrapped together by federal regulators for Citigroup...
7:03 am on Tuesday September 30, 2008

Citigroup to buy, rescue Wachovia

Image by Flickr user mre770Image by 20080929wachovia.jpg Wachovia's Georgia headquarters. Latest updates are at the bottom. After fears rose that big bank Wachovia could also tank, regulators helped push through an agreement for Citigroup to...
10:35 am on Thursday July 3, 2008

Wachovia Bank robbed, again

[gmap markers=blue::32.89612839221302,-80.01604557037354 |zoom=13 |center=32.894146491759955,-80.01806259155273 |width=220px |height=250px |control=Small |type=Map] A Wachovia Bank on Rivers Avenue has been robbed for the third time this year....
3:38 pm on Tuesday June 17, 2008

Bank held up in Summerville

Image by WachoviaImage by robbery.jpg This photo taken from one of the bank's cameras shows two of the three robbery suspects. A Wachovia bank in Summerville was held up Tuesday morning, though a dye bomb in the money bag exploded as the robbers...
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