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11:58 am on Wednesday August 20, 2014

A magical mapt to 'The Kingdom of Charleston'

Scott Suchy's map for the Charleston City Paper's College Student Guide is one of the funnest we've seen.
12:25 am on Saturday August 16, 2014

Market Common uses DNA to catch doggie 'poopetrators'

Now, management requires every dog that stays in the apartments and hotel to give a DNA sample. Using a company called PooPrints, the dog owner pays a $38 fee to have a cheek swab taken and put into a national database. That way, if management finds...
10:03 pm on Tuesday August 12, 2014

This is Charleston County's drone

Although it's not the unidentified flying objects over Mt. Pleasant and Daniel Island, this is the drone that Charleston County allegedly only uses for road project surveillance.
10:42 am on Tuesday August 12, 2014

Grape stomping festival back for year 11

For the 11th year, Irvin~House Vineyards is hosting Grape Stomping Festival on Saturday, August 23rd from noon to 5. The event includes live music from The Southern Belles, local craft vendors, food trucks and kids’ activities like a jump castle,...
2:05 pm on Thursday August 7, 2014

Clemson Football player poses as mannequin, scares all the people

Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt helped model new equipment and jersey combinations, but it wasn't on a runway. Stoudt and decided to have a little fun with showing off the new uniforms at the WestZone at Memorial Stadium and gave...
9:54 am on Monday August 4, 2014

Who's the richest person in South Carolina?

The folks over at the real estate website recently compiled data from Forbes and Celebrity Net Worth to create an interactive map showing who the richest person in each state is.  And who might be the richest person in South Carolina? ...
2:53 am on Saturday August 2, 2014

RiverDogs manager to have prostate exam during Saturday’s game

Dave Echols, the team’s Executive President and General Manager, has agreed to the “Two-Knuckle Challenge”.
10:00 am on Friday August 1, 2014

Drone crashes at South Carolina prison while smuggling contraband

First there was the rap video that dropped from the Lee Correctional Institution, and now drones are crashing just outside of the facility. via The Verge: The wreckage of a drone has been found outside of a maximum security prison in South Carolina...
9:16 am on Friday August 1, 2014

Chinese Crew To Film Video In Myrtle Beach Area

A film crew from Chinese Cable Television (CCTV) will be in the Myrtle Beach area beginning Aug. 3, 2014 to film a feature which will be broadcast throughout the nation of China. This crew will experience a number of amenities, attractions and...
12:34 am on Friday July 25, 2014

PETA wants theater to ban wild animals after chimpanzees attend premiere of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in Myrtle Beach

PETA is calling supporters to action more than a week after two chimpanzees went to the movies for the premier of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in Myrtle Beach.