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10:57 am on Monday August 4, 2014

South Carolina named one of the "Most Dangerous States"

According to the website, South Carolina is one of the top ten "Most Dangerous States". LawStreet's list is based off of the 2012 FBI violent crime statistics for cities with more than 25,000 people. The stats included information on ...
9:58 am on Tuesday July 8, 2014

Statistics show Memorial Day weekend had more crime than July 4 weekend

Independence Day weekend and Memorial Day weekend each brought thousands of people to the area and hundreds of police reports. Crime statistics revealed how this past weekend compared to one of the most violent weekends in Myrtle Beach's history.
6:14 am on Tuesday January 14, 2014

Beaufort County homicide rate falls in 2013

Beaufort saw two homicides in 2013, compared to nine in 2012.
8:05 am on Friday September 20, 2013

Prison time for S.C. youths sees sharp drop

From 1997 to 2011 the number of youthful offenders being incarcerated in South Carolina has fallen by 67%.
4:31 am on Thursday January 10, 2013

Recovery Room patrons were oh so close to being the nation's #1 drinker of PBR

Image by Flickr user Jeremy Brooks Late-night favorite The Recovery Room on Upper King Street has long been one of the nation's top consumers of the canned golden lager, so much so that last January the bar took the #2 spot in a ranking of the...
9:15 am on Thursday April 12, 2012

WINGS for kids Hosts Special Screening of ‘Bully’

CHARLESTON, SC –Thirteen million kids will be bullied in the U.S. this year. This is just one of the startling statistics viewers will learn from a new documentary on bullying. WINGS for kids wants to get people talking about this issue, and is...
11:21 am on Friday January 13, 2012

Recovery Room is S.C.'s best spot to grab a PBR (Update: No. 2 in the USA)

Image by Flickr user Spunkinator Contains 100% hip juice.Update: Oh, so, close. Update January 13: A year-and-a-half on and The Recovery Room has only gotten better. It's moved up from the number one seller of PBR in the state, to the number two...
10:15 am on Monday October 17, 2011

Latest tourism numbers looking good for foot traffic in Beaufort

TheDigitel From August 2010 to August 2011, hotels in Beaufort saw 3.3% more rooms filled. (First reporting September 27, updates at the bottom.) While things have been less than stellar in the overall economy front, the Beaufort Regional Chamber...
4:11 am on Saturday September 24, 2011

Violent crime continues to fall across the Charleston area, nation in 2010

Image by North Charleston North Charleston Police Chief Jon Zumalt at a press conference.According to the FBI's Crime Across the U.S. report, both the Lowcountry and the nation saw a drop in violent crimes and property crimes in 2010. According to...
1:44 am on Thursday April 21, 2011

S.C. unemployment rate hits a two-year low; things good in Charleston

Image by Flickr user Nathalie Babineau-GriffithsThe unemployment rate dropped below 10% for the first time in two years, and Charleston hit a surprisingly refreshing 7.7% March 2011. [Note the graph at the bottom.] The SC Department of Employment...