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.
Lawyers for the family of a man who died while in custody at the Charleston County detention center have provided a death certificate which has been amended to show that Jamal Sutherland’s manner of death was homicide.
Applications for the South Carolina Home Mitigation Grant Program are set to open in a few weeks, and officials with the South Carolina Department of Insurance are encouraging you to get prepared for the application now as money will be dispersed quickly.
Gov. Henry McMaster’s decision to end the COVID-19 state of emergency in South Carolina also ended the emergency provision allowing grocery and other stores to deliver beer and wine to people picking up their purchases in a parking lot or a drive thru window.