One person died and seven were hurt late Saturday in Clarendon County during a drive-by shooting into a graduation party of about 150 people. Witnesses told police that two cars approached a home but one drove onto the yard, firing up to 70 bullets. Both then sped away. More: WCSC TV, The State, The Post and Courier
Elsewhere over the weekend, at least eight others died and dozens were injured in mass shootings that stretched from Philadelphia and Chester, Va., to Chattanooga and Phoenix. The weekend of gun violence closely follows other high-profile mass shootings like those in Buffalo, Uvalde and Tulsa, leaving the nation shaken, but no longer surprised, The New York Times reported. More: The New York Times, The Washington Post
In other headlines:
Palmetto Trail still a long, winding road with gaps to be bridged. The Palmetto Trail will eventually meander more than 500 miles, spanning from the marshy Lowcountry to the peaks of Upstate mountains. More: The Post and Courier
Pride Market in North Charleston celebrates LGBTQ community. Park Circle’s Chateau Avenue was filled with hundreds of people during Sunday’s Pride Market as more than 90 vendors showcased their products. More: WCBD TV
50-room hotel proposed for convenience store site near historic downtown market. A 50-room hotel was proposed for a property in Charleston’s French Quarter that currently houses a convenience store. More: The Post and Courier
Bees Ferry corridor could see future development. West Ashley area residents could soon see some new commercial businesses and restaurants going up near West Ashley Circle. More: WCSC TV
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