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Cher, James Taylor both performing at North Charleston Coliseum in November

postandcourier.com — Both Cher and James Taylor have announced that their respective tours will stop at the North Charleston Coliseum in November. Cher, the legendary singer and actress, is bringing her D2K Tour 2014 to the coliseum on Nov. 19. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. For more information visit www.cher.com.
Sep 02, 2014

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Sep 02, 2014

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Man arrested on drug, traffic charges after car hits Mount Pleasant laundry facility

postandcourier.com — A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning on drug and traffic charges after his car went off the road and slammed into a Mount Pleasant laundry business, police said. Caleb Sawchuk of Dorchester Road in North Charleston faces charges of reckless driving, malicious injury to real property, inhaling aromatic hydrocarbons and possessing a controlled substance, the Mount Pleasant Police Department said in a statement.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @offlede: North Charleston man arrested on drug charges after car hits Mount Pleasant laundry facility: bit.ly/1sXuvDj #mtpsc #chsnews #chs

Democrats launch 'Smoke and Mirrors' website hitting Gov. Haley

postandcourier.com — Seeking to expand on a theme that gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen has hit consistently during this year's race, the South Carolina Democratic Party announced a website Tuesday officials say will continue to highlight issues with the administration of Gov. Nikki Haley.
Sep 02, 2014

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North Carolina groomsman killed in hit-and-run on Folly Beach was celebrating bachelor party, father says

postandcourier.com — A North Carolina man killed in a hit-and-run Saturday on Folly Beach was in the area for a bachelor party, according to his father. Justin Plumlee, 29, was one of two groomsmen struck in the wreck, his father Gary Plumlee said Tuesday. He died from his injuries at Medical University Hospital.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @postandcourier: Man who died in Folly Beach hit-and-run was groomsman here for bachelor party. By @Celmorepc: bit.ly/1ugCRaX pic.twitter.com/ibiP5dj358

Weekly Wine Strolls at Middleton Place return from hiatus

charlestonscene.com — After a hiatus from the heat - and rain - of July and August, Middleton Place's Weekly Wine Stroll makes its return to the event scene. Attendees will be able to sip on old and new world wine vintages as they stroll through the grounds of the Nationa
Sep 02, 2014

Weekly Wine Strolls at Middleton Place return from hiatus bit.ly/1vJfuK8

Rep. Mark Sanford facing new complaint in old divorce case

postandcourier.com — U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C. would face new limits on visitation with his youngest son if his ex-wife Jenny Sanford gets her way in court in two weeks. Jenny Sanford filed a new complaint in their 4-year-old divorce case, saying a "substantial change of circumstances" has developed, so the ex-governor's visitation with his youngest son should be limited.

1975 Charleston attorney murder case reopened

postandcourier.com — A Charleston murder case that has baffled investigators for nearly 40 years is getting another look. George Payton Jr., a well-known black attorney with a reputation for challenging the status quo, was shot to death in his Spring Street office while talking on the telephone about 2 p.m. March 18, 1975.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @postandcourier: Attorney George Payton was shot in his office in 1975. The case remains unsolved. By @dmunday: bit.ly/1qXHfYm pic.twitter.com/XGuxrn9zjg

Charleston man poisoned neighbor's dog with antifreeze, sheriff's deputies say

postandcourier.com — Sheriff's deputies charged a Charleston man with cruelty to animals after he poisoned his neighbor's dog with antifreeze, authorities say. Thomas Walker, 29, of North Avalon Circle, was being held Tuesday at the Charleston County jail on the charge. Sheriff's deputies learned of the alleged poisoning Monday following the dog's death, according to an incident report.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @postandcourier: Charleston man accused of poisoning dog, told deputies he wanted to silence it. By @celmorepc: bit.ly/1qlwGlw pic.twitter.com/c6IN3Rqhor

Man's body found on dirt road in Awendaw late Sunday

postandcourier.com — Charleston County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a dirt road in Awendaw late Sunday. Deputies responded to Goodwine Circle off of Seewee Road in Awendaw at 10:34 p.m. and found the body of a black male, Maj. Eric Watson said.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @postandcourier: Coroner identifies man whose body was found on dirt road late Monday. By @andyparas, @celmorepc: bit.ly/1rL2hjn #chsnews

Sep 02, 2014

RT @postandcourier: UPDATE: Man charged with murder after body found in Awendaw late Monday. By @andyparas: bit.ly/Z5E3DB pic.twitter.com/M6rwX7HHCw

Sep 02, 2014

RT @postandcourier: Man's body found on dirt road in Awendaw with apparent gunshot wound, deputies say. By @andyparas: bit.ly/1ClVK0X #chsnews