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The story of Charleston’s infamous female pirate

The season of Halloween, dubbed by many to be “spooky season,” is in full swing as the month of October continues to barrel toward its peak.  Buccaneers who are familiar with the history of the Charleston area are well aware that this town comes with its own ghost stories and folk tales. However, this town […]

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How to prepare during hurricane season

Every year in South Carolina, June 1 through November 30 marks a season critical for hurricane preparedness. Make sure you have a plan, know your area, have a kit prepared and have viable plans for everyone in your house for when disasters strike. MAKE A PLAN Having a personal safety plan in place will help […]

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Be prepared: hurricanes

Between June 1 and November 30, eyes of native and longtime residents of South Carolina turn toward the Atlantic. The Emergency Operations Center at Charleston Southern University keeps a close watch on any system that could remotely look like a hurricane. Before and during hurricane season, it’s always a good idea to brush up on […]

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