NATIONAL TOP STORY
- Shooting at Fort Hood Military Post in Texas (Al Jazeera America).
- One killed in North Charleston shooting (ABC News 4).
- Deputies: two arrested after shots fired on James Island (Live 5 News).
- Comcast official: Tuesday night outage likely caused by a train (Post & Courier).
- Compromise proposal creates a research university in Charleston (Live 5 News).
- Mike Lata’s Fresh Culinary Philosophy (Austin Food & Wine Festival).
- Egan & Sons delivers on posh pub fare (Charleston City Paper).
- O-ku will open at 10:30 am on Saturday for the Bridge Run. The restaurant will have food/drink specials including $6 Sriracha Bloody Marys, $6 sake bombs, and $10 bento boxes (Facebook).
- Get A Brew Attitude (Yelp Charleston).
- Liquid Assets: What’s happening on the beverage scene (Post & Courier).
- In Park Circle, Orange Spot’s house-made Butterscratch soda inspired by Harry Potter’s butterbeer (Post & Courier).
- Edmund’s Oast Peanut Butter and Jelly Beer (Post & Courier).
- Family Circle Cup invites you to “Slam” down its cold brew (Post & Courier).
- East Bay Street bars holding out hope one year after fire (Live 5 News).
- Prepping for the Bridge Run Expo (ABC News 4).
- Nature vs. Music: Picking the perfect Bridge Run playlist (ABC News 4).
Patricia Altschul’s moneyed connections (Muckety).
Thomas Ravenel of “Southern Charm” sells Charleston home for $3.3M (Post & Courier).
Southern Charm: The One Where Whitney’s the Moral Compass? (McKenzie Wild).
- S.C. House backs off proposed merger, offers new University of Charleston (Post & Courier).
- S.C. House passes CBD oil bill, a narrow medical marijuana exception (Post & Courier).
- SC House passes law aimed at reducing DUI deaths (Live 5 News).
- Battle over natural birth centers heats up again (ABC News 4).
- S.C. Senate panel advances bill intended to improve DSS transparency (Post & Courier).
- SC bill seeks to strengthen reporting on dead kids (ABC News 4).
- Donors concerned about College of Charleston presidential search process; Faculty Senate votes ‘no confidence’ in board (Post & Courier).
- Rep. Garry Smith takes on CofC student on Twitter (Charleston City Paper).
- Donors concerned about College of Charleston presidential search process; Faculty Senate votes ‘no confidence’ in board (Charleston City Paper).
- Stegelin: Changing scenery at CofC (Charleston City Paper).
- College of Charleston’s African studies program wants to commemorate the Rwandan genocide anniversary through film (Charleston City Paper).
- Daniel Ravenel voted off College of Charleston’s board by state legislators (Post & Courier).
- SC Education News: Students falling behind, Senate debates holding back students who do not read at grade level (The Digitel).
- SC has no consistent computer security plan (News 2).
- Possible downtown gas leak shuts down Anson Street (Live 5 News).
- DD2 school of the arts outperforms most schools in the state despite little funding (News 2).
- It’s still being developed, but Kinetic HiFi’s latest venture, The Fix, has launched.
- Per the Charleston Police Department: “Any bicycles left on the bike corrals on King Street have to be removed by 2 am Saturday, April 5th for the Bridge Run. Any bikes left on the corrals after that time will be removed and stored at the Charleston Police Department. The $45.00 retrieval fee will apply to any bikes that have to be removed by police. This does not apply to the corral at King and Cannon because it is not in the path of the run. This information has been posted on the affected corrals.”
- First black nurse at MUSC honored by hospital (ABC News 4).
- 2,500 sailors expected to descend upon Charleston (Charleston Regional Business Journal).
- Speeding ticket turns into threat against SCHP trooper (ABC News 4).
- Thanks to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital, two rehabilitated sea turtles were returned to the sea today (Facebook).
- Flowertown preps in full bloom (ABC News 4).
- Mt. Pleasant principal named Principal of the Year by SCPTA (Live 5 News).
- Inflatable Inspiration on Highway 17 (News 2).
- Charleston Animal Society needs a vehicle, preferably one that can carry animals and food supplies, to support Pets for Life, their community outreach program (CAS).
- Family hopes online fundraiser will help save daughter from rare disease (ABC News 4).
- Local mother wishes state had let her discipline her child her way (Live 5 News).
- Athletes of the Week: Charleston Swamp Fox and Rockin’ Racquets (ABC News 4).
- Live Readings By Local Writers In Celebration Of Mother’s Day (LILA).
- Dead body found at law enforcement center in Dorchester County (ABC News 4).
- Venus Williams advances in Charleston (ABC News 4).
- Artist Mary-Ann Prack brings her sculptures, paintings, and drawings to City Gallery at Waterfront Park (Charleston City Paper).
- Clemson Season Ends with 65-59 Loss to SMU in NIT Semifinals (ABC News 4).
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