Charleston

Victims Want Names of Abusive Charleston Priests Published

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Victims of childhood sexual abuse are renewing calls for the statewide Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston to publish a list of priests accused of misconduct with minors. Local media outlets report that Barbara Dorris of Saint Louis, the outreach director for the national Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, says the release is long overdue….

Clemson Architecture Programs Locating in Old Factory

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson University has found a location to combine its architecture programs in Charleston – an old factory that once made cigars. The university said in a news release that the Clemson Architecture Center and its Master of Science in Historic Preservation will move into leased space in the building called The Cigar Factory this summer. The…

Longtime Charleston Mayor giving farewell address

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – The mayor who has served Charleston longer than anyone in the city’s 345-year history is giving a short farewell address. Joe Riley is completing 40 years in office. He will give a message of appreciation to residents of the city Tuesday evening that will be broadcast by local television stations and streamed lived. Riley is credited…

Emanuel AME Voicemail: ‘It’s Dylann. I’m coming back’

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Charleston police are investigating a threatening voicemail left at Emanuel AME Church. According to police, the message left on the church’s phone system was: “Hey guys, this is Dylann. I’m coming back for round two. I’m just kidding, that actually wasn’t Dylann Roof.” Roof was charged with killing nine parishioners of the church in June and…

Joe Riley Presides Over Last Charleston City Council Meeting

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Forty years after taking office, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley has presided over his last Charleston City Council meeting. Local media outlets report that Riley convened his final meeting Tuesday night. Riley has served as mayor of Charleston longer than anyone in the city’s 345-year history. Riley is retiring next month after 10 terms in office. During…