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5:43 am on Wednesday April 25, 2012

Saddle up for this weekend's Food Truck Rodeo!

The Lowcountry Food Bank will be hosting a Food Truck Rodeo this Saturday, April 28th from 12-6pm! Bring your lawn chair and hungry belly! Here's the scoop: All your favorite trucks (including Diggity Doughnuts, Hello My Name is BBQ, Carolina Creole...
6:42 am on Friday March 4, 2011

Police apprehend early morning bank robber

Image by Flickr user colin.brownPolice have arrested a man suspected of robbing the SunTrust Bank at 404 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard at around 9:30 a.m. this morning. The man entered the bank, demanded money from a clerk, then fled the scene on foot....
10:45 am on Wednesday December 29, 2010

Lowcountry National Bank to close Hilton Head branch, accounts will be moved to Port Royal

Flickr user yomanimus Coastal Banking Company announced Tuesday that it will be closing its Lowcountry National Bank office on Hilton Head Island and moving all member accounts to its Port Royal branch on Ribaut Road. "We made the decision to...
11:03 am on Wednesday September 15, 2010

Man arrested after politely botching North Charleston bank robbery

Image by Flickr user Marshall AstorSo what did Melvin Jesse tell the North Charleston Wachovia bank teller when she said there was no money in the drawer? Thank you. He was later found walking along Rivers Avenue and arrested. Head over to Live 5...
8:22 am on Tuesday June 29, 2010

Charleston hit with 22 bank robberies this year; 11 this month (update: Make that 23 and 12)

Image by Flickr user colin.brown Update June 29: And there are reports coming that there's been another robbery, this time in West Ashley. Yes, that makes it 23 for the year and 12 for the month.  Post and Courier reporter Andy Paras is reporting...
7:57 am on Wednesday June 9, 2010

North Charleston bank robbed - by a man in a blouse and wig?

On Monday a Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union in Mount Pleasant was robbed, today one in North Charleston was robbed. -- Only police suspect it was robbed by a man dressed as a woman. Head on over to Live 5 News for the story.
3:31 am on Monday August 24, 2009

Iconic Bank of America branch closing (update: closed)

Image by Live MapsImage by 20090530-bank.jpg Update August 24: The Post and Courier writes that the branch has closed. First reporting: After 35 years the modern bank on Calhoun Street is closing on August 21. The Post and Courier has the story...
4:15 am on Wednesday May 6, 2009

Local bank looks to create a more approachable feel

Image by Flickr user Bucky Schwarz Image by 20090506-bank.jpg Solid, secure, and austere; bank designs are looking for a breath of fresh air after the recent economic burst.The Post and Courier's Robert Behre writes about what he sees as...
8:50 pm on Wednesday April 22, 2009

Burrito leads to evacuation of Columbia bank

Image by Flickr user rachel is coconut&lime Image by 20090423-burrito.jpg What's in it? -- Better call the bomb squad.A Columbia bank was evacuated after a "suspicious package" was spotted on the counter. The State reports that bomb ...
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...