As fresh data show more shootings across the United States, the trend continued in South Carolina in recent days as a Cherokee County woman was killed by a stray bullet as she looked out a trailer window. In Charleston, a 10-year-old was hurt by a gunshot. And at Lancaster Motor Speedway, a man was shot and killed Saturday night.
In other headlines:
Gas prices mostly flat — at $3.41 per gallon. A weekly survey of gas prices in S.C. found them to average a penny lower than last week at $3.41 per gallon. The cheapest was found to be $3.08 per gallon, according to Gas Buddy.
Charleston mayor to lead trade, culture talks with Barbados. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg will lead a local business group to Barbados in October for talks on trade, cultural exchanges and climate change.
Charleston’s Waterfront Park to expand in front of new hotel. It won’t be long before people have a new way to walk along the water in Charleston. Waterfront Park along the Cooper River soon will gain ground — 400 feet to be exact — thanks to a partnership between the city and Lowe, a private real estate company.
Southern energy leaders meet in Charleston. The 2022 Southern States Energy Board conference of energy leaders from 16 states kicked off Sunday in Charleston.
$2 lottery ticket pays $30,000 for S.C. woman. A woman who bought a $2 lottery ticket in a Charleston store won a $30,000 jackpot that she says she’ll use to help her grandmother.
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