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5:37 pm on Tuesday February 4, 2014

Scam Alert: 'One ring' cell phone scam hitting Carolinas

The Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina is warning cell phone users about a new scam that can add unauthorized charges to their monthly wireless bills.The scam has been dubbed the "one ring" scam because victims' phones ring only...
6:09 am on Thursday August 30, 2012

Hired transvestite might not be too trustworthy

Flickr User: Shelly Leather T-Girl not the actual transvestite in question... A Carolina Forest man is out one cell phone all thanks to his hiring a transvestite as "a joke." WMBF News reports that the victim hired a transvestite he found online  to...
2:23 am on Wednesday May 2, 2012

Charleston Architects' Redesign of Classic Marquee Makes National List

The Atlanta Cities names Sottile Theatre marquee as one of North America’s Most Distinctive May 2, 2012 (Charleston, SC) –  The redesign of the Sottile Theatre marquee in downtown Charleston, SC, a collaboration of architects Whitney Powers and...
4:18 am on Thursday August 18, 2011

Verizon having issues around Beaufort County

Flickr user judybaxter Another report of poor cell service in and around Beaufort County? You're shocked, we know. Seriously though, apparently Verizon (which, if you didn't know is generally regarded as having the better local coverage) is the...
7:14 am on Monday August 1, 2011

Island to get tested for cell phone coverage

Flickr user NAME OF FLICKR USER GOES HERE A Seattle-based research firm and a Hilton Head Island task force are asking for volunteers to help improve cell phone coverage and put pressure on wireless service providers in the area. The task force has...
3:20 am on Tuesday July 19, 2011

Verizon's 4G network coming to Charleston (update: here Thursday)

Image by Flickr user forklift Update July 19: Six months on, Verizon is launching their Charleston 4G service on Thursday, July 21. The company says it will be available to customers, "in the following cities and towns: Charleston, Folly Beach,...
8:09 am on Sunday May 8, 2011

Verizon brings 4G to Hilton Head, Bluffton (no love for Beaufort yet)

Update May 8: Four months later, Verizon's 4G network has come to the South of the Broad provence of Beaufort County. Over at The Island Packet Morgan Bonner has been blessed with a review unit from Verizon and has penned some thoughts about the...
7:50 am on Monday December 21, 2009

Photos of Charleston's snow of 1989

Image by Flickr user clickcliqueIt is hard to believe, but 20 years ago this week Charleston had one very white Christmas. The Post and Courier has compiled a couple of pictures from the rare event that left Charlestonians with something to talk...
12:04 pm on Tuesday December 8, 2009

16-year-old girl in deceased fetus case remains in custody

A 16-year-old girl remains in state custody after being charged in connection with the remains of a fetus found buried off S.C. 544. The girl's mother called Horry County Police on Monday morning after finding photographs of a deceased fetus on her...
11:00 am on Tuesday December 8, 2009

16-year-old in deceased fetus case remains in custody

A 16-year-old girl remains in state custody after being charged in connection with the remains of a fetus found buried off S.C. 544. The girl's mother called Horry County Police on Monday morning after finding photographs of a deceased fetus on her...

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