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8:21 am on Tuesday April 24, 2012

Eating Out to Help Those with HIV/AIDS

Food and philanthropy are two things the people in the Lowcountry do well. On April 26, the second yearly Dining Out for Life event is combining these strengths to raise money for the Roper St. Francis (RSF) Ryan White Program — a federally funded...
9:54 pm on Saturday April 14, 2012

Charleston Area Ghosts: Alice Flagg, 1833-1849

“Alice’s hand went to her heart. With this ring….” Nancy Rhyne, 1926-  Gordon Mercer & Marcia Mercer, Columnists                          The sun was setting near Pawleys Island and it was a cool evening.    “I’m going to the car to warm up. You...
4:35 am on Thursday October 28, 2010

Paraplegic man dies after falling from James Island dock

Image by Flickr user Grant MacDonaldLocal authorities are investigating the death of a paraplegic man who apparently fell out of his electric wheelchair and into the Charleston Harbor yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred on a deck behind a...
4:10 am on Friday November 20, 2009

Obese S.C. man dies after eight months in his recliner (updated)

First reporting: A follow-up report really shows the human side in all of this. It's really quite sad. Read the Associated Press story on Daniel Webb. Update November 20: An 800-pound South Carolina man, who had not moved from his recliner in eight...