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7:44 am on Tuesday April 16, 2013

Boston Marathon explosions: South Carolinians at the race share their stories

More that 130 people from South Carolina listed as running in the Boston Marathon, and The State is compiling a slice of the runners and their friends' and families' experiences.
2:43 pm on Friday December 9, 2011

Mystery boom felt, heard on the North Strand

Flickr user Diego Diaz Several people living in the Little River and surrounding areas reported multiple rumbles and booms late Thursday night. Some thought it was an explosion and others thought it might be an earthquake. WMBF News took the story...
3:07 am on Wednesday December 2, 2009

Mystery boom heard off the coast

Another sonic boom-like was heard off the Charleston-area coast on Tuesday. The Post and Courier has a few details about the mystery noise.  They seem to happen every few months in the region with no real explainable cause; here's some past...
1:29 pm on Monday December 29, 2008

Another mystery boom hits the Lowcountry coast

Another "mystery boom" has hit the Lowcountry's coast. This time it was around the Mount Pleasant area of Dunes West and Hamlin Plantation, and even included Isle of Palms. The source of the sound has not been determined, but some on the beaches...
9:43 am on Monday December 29, 2008

Underground explosions, fire rock downtown Savannah

Image by Franklin HeadleyImage by 20081229-savannah-fire.jpg Certainly an alarming image. An underground explosion shot flames out of three manhole covers on Bay Street at 8:39 a.m. That's part of The Savannah Morning News's reporting on a...