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Thirty-two people are facing charges after Dorchester County deputies say they busted a cockfighting ring March 12 in Ridgeville that drew participants from across the state, according to media reports. More than 100 roosters have been euthanized following the bust. More: The Post and Courier, WCIV TV, WCSC TV

In other headlines:

CCSD lays out next steps for COVID relief fund spending. The Charleston County School District finalized its plans to spend $104 million of its $163 million from federal COVID relief programs. More: WCSC TV

Dorchester County’s Ashley River Park officially opens this weekend. The long-awaited, $13.1-million, 85-acre Ashley River Park will open to the public this weekend in Dorchester County. More: The Post and Courier 

Charleston councilman pushing for $2.6M drainage project as Glenn McConnell widening project nears. A potential multimillion dollar solution to flooding in West Ashley after severe weather could be on the horizon, but it’s facing some funding issues as a major roadway widening project gets underway. More: WCSC TV

Charleston NAACP leaving East Side for new Spring Street location. The Charleston branch of the NAACP is relocating from its office on Columbus Street to the corner of Spring and President streets after a disagreement between the group and its former landlord. More: The Post and Courier 

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