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9:51 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Unpaid ambulance fees becoming tax-payers' bill

photo by flickr user ynkefan1 When we talk about things like lack of funding to staff a new library and the possibility of teachers taking a pay cut next year, it only makes sense that we go after a possible source of revenue for the county and this...
6:30 am on Tuesday July 19, 2011

Yemassee gets to keep its ambulance

Flickr user gwire Not a Beaufort-centric story, but Yemassee is indeed our neighbor to the north, and according to reports this morning it gets to keep its ambulance. Apparently Hampton County had cut ambulance service to the little town for two...
5:22 am on Wednesday September 30, 2009

Air Force captain fixes problem of an ambulance and a jammed I-526

Image by S.C. DOTImage by 20090930-traffic.jpg Traffic was exceptionally thick during Monday's traffic backup. Though she's saying she doesn't deserve all the credit, the spotlight has fallen on Air Force Capt. Kari Fleming for getting cars to free...
6:16 am on Sunday May 24, 2009

Charleston approves ambulance rate hike

Image by Flickr user Niemster Image by 20090524-ambulance.jpg The Post and Courier reports that while Charleston County Council decided not to raise taxes in general, they did permit a hike in the cost of using a Charleston County ambulance is...
9:51 am on Wednesday May 21, 2008

Ambulance driver won't face charges in fatal wreck

Authorities say they won't pursue charges against a Charleston County ambulance driver in the March 25 wreck that left a College of Charleston senior dead. Gerald Stewart, an EMT, was driving in the oncoming lane when he struck the car driven by 22-...