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McDonald’s new CEO faces onslaught of competition
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McDonald’s new CEO faces onslaught of competition

By CANDICE CHOI Associated Press  – Thursday, January 29, 2015

NEW YORK — McDonald’s new boss must feel like a freshly crowned king under siege.


Goose Creek Rural Fire Chief dead at 59
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Goose Creek Rural Fire Chief dead at 59

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Michael Raymond Haines, chief of the Goose Creek Rural Fire Department, died Thursday at the age of 59, according to an obituary.


Report spotlights learning divide
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Regional education report shows achievement gaps among tri-county students

Thursday, January 29, 2015

High-performing Lowcountry students continue to make academic gains during their educational careers while those students who aren’t doing as well are falling further behind.


Junior Stingrays capture ice hockey tournament in Canada
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Junior Stingrays capture ice hockey tournament in Canada

Thursday, January 29, 2015

South Carolina youth ice hockey has arrived in Canada.


Tim Scott lauds possible Lindsey Graham 2016 campaign
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Tim Scott lauds possible Lindsey Graham 2016 campaign

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Tim Scott lauded the possibility of fellow South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham vying for the Republican presidential nomination but stopped short of an endorsement, according to a story posted on Roll


Yes 4 Schools legal fees: $407,137 
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Legal fees top $400,000 in Berkeley district’s Yes 4 Schools defense

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Berkeley County School District has spent at least $407,137 in taxpayer money for legal fees connected to the ongoing Yes 4 Schools investigation, according to the district.


FBI investigating Arabic tweet directed at Charleston Airport
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Arabic tweet directed at Charleston Airport one of many FBI is investigating

Thursday, January 29, 2015

An Arabic tweet tagging the Charleston International Airport is one of numerous social media messages being investigated by the FBI that appear to be targeting airports, airlines and specific flights.


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Longtime Edisto Beach Mayor Burley Lyons dies

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Edisto Beach Mayor Burley Lyons died Wednesday, Town Hall reported.


Guilty plea in death of man found under SC home’s rubble
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Guilty plea in death of Upstate man found under home’s rubble

Associated Press  – Thursday, January 29, 2015

SENECA, S.C. — Authorities say a man has pleaded guilty in the beating death of a 61-year-old man found dead under the rubble of his burned Westminster home.


GOP legislators to introduce medical marijuana bills
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South Carolina GOP legislators to introduce medical marijuana bills

By SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press  – Thursday, January 29, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican legislators in conservative South Carolina expect to introduce bills next month allowing marijuana to be grown and prescribed for certain illnesses.


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