The city of Charleston honored the nine firefighters who died 14 years ago Friday battling a West Ashley furniture store fire. The nine city firefighters died on the evening of June 18, 2007, while they fought a fire at the Sofa Super Store on Savannah Highway.
After President Joe Biden signed a bill into law making Juneteenth a federal holiday, most federal offices around the country closed Friday in recognition of the day. But, state offices in South Carolina remained open.
A large group of rays showed up at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources marine center in Charleston. DNR officials said it happened earlier this week and involved a group of cownose rays schooling at the department’s boat slip.
A North Carolina firefighter caught on video pointing a gun at a driver while at the scene of a traffic accident is now facing charges in connection with the incident, the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office announced.
Horry County is looking into a way to have ‘construction pay for construction.’ The county council is moving forward with plans to implement impact fees that will affect new homeowners and business owners.