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10:00 am on Friday August 1, 2014

Drone crashes at South Carolina prison while smuggling contraband

First there was the rap video that dropped from the Lee Correctional Institution, and now drones are crashing just outside of the facility. via The Verge: The wreckage of a drone has been found outside of a maximum security prison in South Carolina...
9:46 pm on Tuesday March 18, 2014

Alleged S.C. prison rap video alarms

The S.C. Department of Corrections believe they have identified several inmates in a rap video that appears to have been made in S.C. facility.
4:03 am on Monday December 9, 2013

S.C. Prison population drops, earning a savings of $5M

The prison population fell almost 3 percent in one year. The State newspaper reported that sentencing reform is to credit for the savings. A 2010 law strengthened penalties for violent crimes while offering alternative sentences for nonviolent...
10:28 am on Monday March 18, 2013

Sean Brock and The Ordinary move on as James Beard Award finalists

Image by James Beard Foundation Updates are at the bottom: The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for the 2013 Restaurant and Chef Awards today and some top Charleston-based culinarians have made the cut. And the semifinalists are:...
6:28 am on Monday March 11, 2013

BOGO RiverDogs ticket special coming up on March 13

Image by ProvidedRiverDogs season is revving up and as a special treat, for one-day-only on March 13, regular season single game tickets will be buy-one-get-one free! Additionally, any tickets purchased in advance for the Opening Night game on...
6:47 am on Thursday March 7, 2013

Events & Deliciousness for St. Patrick's Day along the Grand Strand

TheDigitelMYR March 17th is fast approaching. The day where green everything is a must and one of the largest parades all year takes place.  But, most of the St. Patrick's day events are happening on Saturday, March 16th. By far the biggest...
1:35 am on Wednesday March 6, 2013

City Paper pronounces it's annual 'Best of Charleston'

Image by Charleston City Paper From best TV news anchor, to BBQ, to beer, to shopping, to partying, the Charleston City Paper has published it's annual take on the best things Charleston has to offer, and pairs it with a healthy does of city paper ...
8:51 am on Tuesday March 5, 2013

Wednesday is South Carolina Walk to School Day 2013

Image by Flickr user VaDOTSafe Routes to School is a growing movement across the US that brings together parents, schools, and community leaders to encourage students, including those with disabilities, to walk and bike to school. This Wednesday,...
5:28 am on Friday March 1, 2013

Locally made music video “Stroker's Row” to light up screen at SXSW

Local filmmaker, Taylor Engel of Movable Type Pictures along with local cast and crew have produced the music video “Stroker’s Row” which was recently announced as an official selection of the SXSW Film Festival 2013, one of the largest music and film...
12:09 am on Sunday February 24, 2013

Chicago Fire claim Carolina Challenge Cup as Charleston Battery manage first win

Image by ProvidedThe annual Carolina Cup Challange's six matches have been played and the Chicago Fire have taken the title in a 1-1 tie against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, February 23. After a scoreless first half of play, Chicago finally...