South Carolina


Many Kehillos Avoid Major Damage From Irma

As Hurricane Irma moved closer to the U.S. mainland, Jewish communities across the southeast had prepared for the worst. Though some saw significant flooding in the streets, downed trees, and…

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Teen Bitten by Shark at South Carolina Island

Researchers say a teen appears to have suffered a shark bite on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island. Linton Suttle tells The Island Packet that he was swimming Thursday near Sea…

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Smoke in Cockpit Prompts JetBlue Emergency Landing

Smoke in the cockpit prompted a JetBlue Airways flight headed for Florida to make an emergency landing in South Carolina. The Federal Aviation Administration says in a statement that flight…

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Scott Family Says Plea Represents Justice

An attorney for the family of a black motorist shot to death by a white South Carolina police officer says justice has been done with the officer’s guilty plea. Chris…

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Dylann Roof to Plead Guilty to Murder Charges

Convicted South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof is set to plead guilty to state murder charges, avoiding a second death sentence and effectively bringing to a close the prosecutions against…

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Gator Intrudes on S.C. Golf Course Photo-Op

Carrie Moores says she’d only seen alligators at the zoo before relocating last year from Connecticut to South Carolina. That changed this week during a chance encounter with a very…

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