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Longtime sheriff pleads not guilty in bribery case

...creating fake police reports saying people had their identities stolen for a friend who ran a credit-repair business.Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon was charged with third-degree assault and battery after admitting he slapped a handcuffed man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-01/longtime-sheriff-pleads-not-guilty-
Haley signs bill allowing tax votes to fund schools

...Previously, state law allowed an "education capital improvements" tax only in Horry and Charleston counties. The new law allows Charleston County to seek an extension of the tax this November, ahead of its February 2017 expiration. Horry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-28/haley-signs-bill-allowing-tax
Citadel threatened over Confederate flag display

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A Charleston County councilman wants The Citadel to remove a Confederate flag from a campus chapel. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-03/citadel-threated-over-confed
Senate seeks DSS reports in child protection bill

...day of testimony next Wednesday.Senators have focused on the deaths of two children in Richland County and one in Charleston County. Koller acknowledged last week that many caseworkers' loads are too large. She said the agency is working to set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-29/senate-seeks-dss-reports-chil
SC cop charged with fondling

...Forty-three-year-old Kermit A. Jenkins has been charged with second-degree sexual misconduct. Jenkins is being held in the Charleston County jail. It was not clear if he has a lawyer. Police spokesman Charles Francis says Jenkins is accused of reaching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/sc-cop-charged-fondling
South Carolina social services director resigns

...Koller has denied that.The hearings have focused on the deaths of two children in Richland County and one in Charleston County.Last month, Haley released her plan for improving child-welfare services in Richland County. It involves hiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-02/sc-social-services-director-q
5 SC students hospitalized, OD possible

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. - Charleston County sheriff's deputies say five middle school students at James Island were taken to a hospital for a possible drug overdose.Maj...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-30/5-sc-students-hospitalized-o
Brother of Falcons' Roddy White killed

...brother of Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been shot and killed outside a South Carolina nightclub.The Charleston County Coroner's Office said 21-year-old Tyrone Moore Jr. died in the shooting early Saturday morning outside the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-18/brother-falcons-roddy-white-
Ex-Clemson star Boyd adjusts to being 'small fish in a big pond again'

...S.C., nightclub early Saturday.Tyrone Moore Jr., 21, of Charleston, S.C., died of a gunshot wound, Charleston County Deputy Coroner Kimberly Rhoton said.Moore, White's half-brother, had lived with the Falcons player in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-17/ex-clemson-star-boyd-adjusts-
Nuances separate GOP SC superintendent candidates

...by attorney Amy Cofield with $23,000; former deputy superintendent Meka Childs, with more than $12,000; Charleston County School Board member Elizabeth Moffly, with almost $3,000; Anderson County Board member Gary Burgess, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-11/nuances-separate-gop-sc-super