From student to alumni: More than 1,100 CCU students graduate

Approximately 1,183 students were eligible to walk in Coastal Carolina University’s graduation exercises, held on campus at the HTC Student Recreation Center and Convocation Center in three separate ceremonies May 4-5. Head football coach Joe Moglia was the commencement speaker, and 12 students were recognized with the President’s Award for earning a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average. Moglia, also chairman of the...

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Darlington County Sheriff’s Department investigating shooting

At 6:25 p.m. Sunday evening, local hospital personnel notified Darlington County Sheriff’s deputies of a gunshot victim who arrived by personal vehicle. Based on information from the victim, Deputies believe the shooting occurred near the intersection of North Center Road and Centerville Road. The victim sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. If you have any information you are asked to contact Darlington County Sheriff’s...

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New addition to Comanche artificial reef

CHARLESTON– After months of unforgiving weather, recent calms seas finally allowed the addition of a new structure to an artificial reef 30 miles off the coast of Charleston. “The seas were so calm you hardly realized you were on a boat,” said South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) artificial reef coordinator Robert Martore, who watched in early May as the Gen. Oglethorpe, a decommissioned tugboat, was towed out and...

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Sheriff’s Department issues scam alert

Darlington County Sheriff’s Deputies have received reports of a scam involving fake rental house advertisements placed on-line. Advertisements for rental houses have been located on the website HousesForRent.ws that were not placed there by the property owner or manager. Unsuspecting individuals have contacted the poster of the fake advertisements through the website. The poster of the advertisement will instruct the victim to go to a...

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Hyman issues statement on school shootings

Mal Hyman, Congressional Candidate for SC District 7, released a statement following the shootings in Santa Fe and Atlanta: “Gun violence in the last 3 decades has killed more Americans than all of the wars we have fought. This is a clear and present danger to our national security. Inaction from congress is unacceptable cowardice and complicity with the NRA. We need universal background checks now. We must ban semi automatic weapons...

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DCSD unveils new program for students with disabilities

Starting in August, some students with severe disabilities in the Darlington County School District will have the option to leave school with more than just a certificate of attendance.

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