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Fastest growing town in NC prepares for population to triple by 2045

Leland is one of the fastest growing towns in North Carolina, almost doubling its population since 2010, potentially tripling it by 2045. But is it ready to accommodate so many people and the effects that could follow?

Cops: Woman found with loaded gun at SC Aquarium after refusing to wear mask, attacking detective

Officials with the Charleston Police Department say a loaded gun was found on a 56-year-old woman who went to the SC Aquarium and attacked a police detective after she refused to wear a mask.

Prominent SC lawyer shot and hurt months after wife, son slain

A lawyer from a prominent South Carolina legal family who found his wife and son shot to death at their home three months ago was shot in the head and wounded Saturday after he had car trouble on a lonely rural road, a family attorney said.

Largest East Coast quake struck 135 years ago in Charleston

The 135th anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded on the U.S. East Coast is coming up Tuesday.

Clean needles depend on the blue blood of horseshoe crabs

Anyone who has to get an injection in the U.S. probably has horseshoe crabs to thank for keeping the needle clean.

Worker wounded in shooting over South Carolina bar closing

South Carolina police say a bar patron shot and wounded an employee during an argument over the bar’s closing.

Charleston boat tour company sued after NC man, toddler fall into harbor

A North Carolina man has filed a lawsuit against a tour company after he and his daughter fell off a boating dock and into the Charleston Harbor as they were on their way to a boating tour.

Walmart distribution center to add 1,000 jobs to S. Carolina

Officials say Walmart is projected to increase volumes at the Port of Charleston by 5%.

Charleston weighs wall as seas rise and storms strengthen

Charleston, South Carolina has remained relatively unscathed this hurricane season.

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9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.

Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.