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Charleston County Bar Association announces pro bono services for Emanuel AME, families
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Charleston County Bar Association announces pro bono services for Emanuel AME, families

Friday, July 3, 2015

The Charleston County Bar Association plans to offer pro bono services to Emanuel AME Church and families affected by last month’s massacre.


Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal
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Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal

By TOM MURPHY Associated Press  – Friday, July 3, 2015

NEW YORK — Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care


Post and Courier’s racks are entering the digital age
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Newspaper racks for The Post and Courier entering the digital age

Staff report  – Friday, July 3, 2015

Lowcountry newspaper stands are going digital.


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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect, highs around 90 today

Friday, July 3, 2015

Storms and rip currents are possible this afternoon and through the Fourth of July weekend, the National Weather Service reports.


Flawed process, good candidate
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Give Postlewait a fair chance

Friday, July 3, 2015

The Charleston County School Board’s 5-4 vote Thursday on the choice of a new superintendent reflected continuing deep divisions about public education in our community. Indeed, that divided ...


The right rescue for Puerto Rico
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The right rescue for Puerto Rico

Friday, July 3, 2015

On Sunday, Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla declared that the island cannot repay its public debt, estimated at a whopping $73 billion. That’s about $20,000 for each of the U.S. ...


Report: Belk may have a buyer on the line

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Southern retail staple Belk began browsing for a buyer in April. It might have found a taker.


Tourists turn back RiverDogs, 4-1
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Tourists turn back RiverDogs, 4-1

Staff report  – Thursday, July 2, 2015

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The Charleston RiverDogs plated a run in the top of the first but failed to score again, as they lost to the Asheville Tourists, 4-1, Thursday night at McCormick Field. ...


Chicago will make a killing off the Dead
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Local Grateful Dead fans spending big in Chicago for final shows

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Back in the day, a Grateful Dead concert ticket could be had for around $20. This weekend, seeing the legendary band’s final three shows could cost thousands of dollars.


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Don’t dishonor Calhoun

BY H. LEE CHEEK JR. and SEAN R. BUSICK  – Friday, July 3, 2015

We understand and sympathize with people’s anger and frustration about recent events, but the misguided effort to damage the statue of Vice-President John C. Calhoun in Marion Square is a sign ...


Obama pays high-risk price for Iran deal
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The risky price of Iran deal ‘legacy’

BY CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER  – Friday, July 3, 2015

WASHINGTON — The devil is not in the details. It’s in the entire conception of the Iran deal, animated by President Obama’s fantastical belief that he, uniquely, could achieve ...


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Run, Biden, run

BY JENNIFER RUBIN  – Friday, July 3, 2015

I have written in favor of Vice President Joe Biden’s plausibility as a presidential candidate (and am pleased I am not alone).


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Take down the flag and bitterness

BY JANICE WALKER FAHY  – Friday, July 3, 2015

I am a daughter of Charleston and a daughter of the South. I grew up in Summerville and Sullivan’s Island, and my closest family members remain in those places today. For 11 years, I attended ...


Missing 15-year-old girl returns home, police say

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Charleston police have found a 15-year-old girl reported missing earlier today.


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Things to Do Friday, July 3, 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

What: A free streaming of Grateful Dead’s “Fare the Well Live” at Pour House


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