Now that school is out, Liberty County has brought back its Summer Youth Employment Program. The program is structured to give area high school students job experience, while developing their soft skills.
Families, friends and current and former city officials gathered on Tybee Island’s North Beach Saturday for their annual wade-in ceremony to commemorate Juneteenth, the first year the City of Tybee Island formally celebrated the holiday.
After President Joe Biden signed a bill into law making Juneteenth a federal holiday, most federal offices around the country closed Friday in recognition of the day. But, state offices in South Carolina remained open.
New data shows as many people have died from opioid-related overdoses so far this year in Chatham County as did for the entire year of 2020. Officials say drug cartels are taking advantage of the ongoing border crisis, and flooding drugs into the U.S.
A large group of rays showed up at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources marine center in Charleston. DNR officials said it happened earlier this week and involved a group of cownose rays schooling at the department’s boat slip.
In 2015, nine African Americans were murdered in a church in Charleston, including Senator Clementa Carlos Pinckney. WTOC went to the church where he grew up to see how he is still being remembered today.