Charleston native among Bucks players to sit out from playoff game. Charleston native and Milwaukee Bucks’ Khris Middleton references Mother Emanuel and the Walter Scott shootings while talking about sitting out from the Bucks’ playoff game against the Orlando Magic. The team is sitting out from the game as not to distract from protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in response to a police shooting that killed Jacob Blake. Source: P&C

A quarter of Charleston County students to start back in two weeks. With a quarter of students set to go back to in-person schooling in two weeks, Charleston School District is trying to answer parents’ questions and reduce confusion. Source: P&C

Community mourns sudden loss of 16-year-old Ashley Ridge student. Amari President came home from Ashley Ridge High School football practice, was found unresponsive and later died in a hospital. President was active politically and stumped for Joe Biden, who tweeted about the young man. Source: Live 5

Louisiana sheriff to those not evacuating from Hurricane Laura: “Write your name… and put it in a Ziploc bag in your pocket.” As Hurricane Laura beared down on Louisiana Wednesday, the Vermilion Parish sheriff had a dire warning for residents who didn’t evacuate: “Please evacuate, and if you choose to stay and we can’t get to you, write your name, address, social security number and next of kin and put it a Ziploc bag in your pocket. Praying that it does not come to this.” Source: WDSU

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