US Marine Bruce Redick, from Charleston, South Carolina, with Bravo Company, holds a grenade found during a house-to-house search in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, some 50 kilometers west of capital Baghdad, 29 December 2004. Fallujah was the scene of heavy fighting between insurgents and US troops which forced many of the residents to flee and which caused heavy collateral damage.
The two meet Monday evening at The Citadel in a debate sponsored by the Patch news service, the South Carolina Radio Network and Charleston television station WCBD. The debate is being cablecast by C-SPAN. It's their first joint appearance in the campaign that started earlier when incumbent congressman Tim Scott was appointed to the state's vacant U.S. Senate seat.
The Republican Liberty Caucus of South Carolina conducted a straw poll at Saturday’s FreedomWorks Congressional Forum with Former Sen. John Kuhn (R-Charleston) winning top nods of most straw poll voters.More quotes »
McFeatters: Mark Sanford offers some good, salacious fun
of lightning when you need them?As governor, Sanford was noted for three things: A refusal to spend money (California's Arnold Schwarzenegger, another GOP governor prone to stray, offered to take South Carolina 's share of the stimulus if Sanford didn't want Read more »
5 free things to do in Charleston, SC
historic mansions in the city. There are historic guns near the seawall and a monument to the Confederate defenders of Charleston. From the seawall one can gaze out to the harbor and Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.THE CITY MARKETThe Read more »
Weekend unofficial start of SC spring tourism
- From the Forest to the Sea, will be held at conservation centers, wildlife refuges and parks near Awendaw northeast of Charleston on March 23. It's to raise awareness of the state's coast and will feature everything from a fishing derby to crabbing and cast Read more »
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'X Factor': Simon Cowell Rained Out of Charleston Auditions?
for the third season of The X Factor are underway in Charleston, South Carolina, but head judge Simon Cowell nearly didn't make it. Heavy rains in the area caused flooding and traffic problems which delayed the salty Brit from making the May 21 at the North 6:29 PM from Hollywood Reporter Read more »
Wine aged in Charleston Harbor being recovered
S.C.—A California winery has recovered four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon aged on the bottom of Charleston Harbor in South Carolina for three months. It's the first phase in what Mira Winery of St. Helena, Calif., plans as an ongoing experiment to determine 6:05 PM from Denver Post Read more »
RiverDogs Fans May Now Vote for SAL All-Stars
21, 2013 - South Atlantic League (SAL) Charleston RiverDogs CHARLESTON, SC - The Charleston RiverDogs fan base is regarded as one of the best in the South Atlantic League. Those fans in the Holy City can now have their voices heard when it comes to picking 11:54 AM from Our Sports Central Read more »
Today In Brewer History: Happy birthday, Bryce Florie
this day in 1970 Bryce Bettencourt Florie was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He was drafted by the Padres in the fifth round in 1988 and pitched parts of three seasons for San Diego before joining the Brewers as part of the Greg Vaughn deal in 1996. Florie 7:40 AM from Brew Crew Ball Read more »
Rowland and Rubio join ‘The X Factor’
on the Brit version in ’11. The news was announced the night before “X” was scheduled to begin filming auditions in Charleston, SC. Rowland and Rubio are joining Cowell and returning Lovato on the mentor panel. “It’s taken more than a decade but I’m delighted 5/20/13 from The Washington Post Read more »