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5:26 am on Thursday February 20, 2014

Medical cannabis bill introduced by S.C. State senator

It's not a fight for legalized pot, but Sen. Tom Davis' (R-Beaufort) bill would revise state law, authorizing the S.C. DHEC to study certain medical therapeutic uses.
11:15 am on Sunday July 7, 2013

More details in Charleston-first: Seizure of Bitcoin currency

Remember hearing about the seizure of Bitcoins — an electronic cryptographic currency that aims to replace transactions online and in the real world — from a Charleston man? The Post and Courier has more details on the alleged defendant, 31-year-old...
8:57 am on Thursday June 27, 2013

Charleston nets a probable first in seizure of electronic Bitcoin currency

If you've not heard of Bitcoins yet, what you need to know is that it's a new electronic cryptographic currency that aims to replace transactions online and in the real world — and it looks like Charleston was the location of a first for the...
9:05 am on Thursday May 2, 2013

20 marijuana plants yanked from downtown community garden

As Paul Bowers says, the plan to plant 20 cannabis plants in plain sight in a downtown community garden could have been "hashed" out better.
3:03 pm on Monday April 8, 2013

Two Hilton Head residents arrested on drug charges.

On April 5, 2013, drug investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office arrested 23-year old Juan Marquis Clarke and 25-year old Rosetta Shatice Jones on drug charges.
11:40 am on Thursday April 4, 2013

In case of brother's overdose on cocaine, plea deal rejected

Deangelo Rashard Mitchell is accused of persuading his brother to ingest a fatal dose of cocaine in the back of a police cruiser. On Thursday he rejected a plea deal that would have given him 15 years.
10:42 am on Monday March 25, 2013

North Charleston shooting leaves two injured

Police are reporting that two people were transported to the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital on Friday night after an alleged drug deal went awry on Clements Avenue in North Charleston.  According to police, three men entered an...
6:40 am on Monday March 25, 2013

North Charleston shooting leaves two injured

Image by Flickr user kate.gardiner Police are reporting that two people were transported to the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital on Friday night after an alleged drug deal went awry on Clements Avenue in North Charleston.  According to...
1:35 am on Tuesday February 5, 2013

Former doctor at Lowcountry Medical Group pleads guilty to selling painkillers in exchange for cocaine

Doctor (David) Vincent Rhodes. The Beaufort area watched with much interest as a DEA raid took place at the Lowcountry Medical Group in May of 2012 and Doctor (David) Vincent Rhodes shortly thereafter arrested.  Now word has come that Rhodes has...
2:53 am on Saturday December 1, 2012

Hilton Head man arrested after pot package shipped to his home

Flickr user Jaypeg21 Not the weed in question. Michael Fink, 33, of Hilton Head Island has been arrested after a package filled with pot was mailed to his address.  Beaufort County Sheriff's Office drug investigators allege that Fink had the package...

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