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Use of marijuana and hallucinogens among young adults reached an all-time record last year, according to new federal data.

A researcher at the Medical University of South Carolina says younger adults often don’t see substances like ketamine, psilocybin mushrooms and ecstasy as taboo because of potential therapeutic effects, but the substances still have consequences. More: The New York Times

Charleston’s roads suck: App’s data illustrate poor road quality. A free app developed by MIT provided detailed data of road quality that’s as good as data from a $700,000 laser machine. Motorists around the area are irked at the quality of roads.

Closing of Ladson roller rink sends skaters into spins. Roller skaters are mourning the loss of the last roller skating rink in the Charleston area.

Profile of Berkeley County’s first Black superintendent. A look at how Deon Jackson is leading the state’s fourth largest school district and trying to bring it into the future.

Former Charleston ex-chief deputy files suit. The lawsuit claims retaliation and sexism at the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.

Pour House in Charleston celebrates 20 years. A look at two decades at the live music venue on James Island.

MURDAUGH: Showdown on evidence in case ahead. Expect a showdown soon between defense lawyers and prosecutors over the evidence and possible leaks in the murder case against disbarred lawyer Alex Murdaugh.

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