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11:55 am on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Isle of Palms 5k and 10k

The Isle of Palms Connector Run is celebrating our 20th year and we want to invite those with an interest in fitness, health, family and community to join. Our race offers a 5k run, 5k walk and a 10k run with one of the most scenic views in the...
9:45 am on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Carolina Youth Development Center Receives $175,000 Grant

(North Charleston, South Carolina) -- Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) has been awarded a PropelNext grant of $175,000 over 18 months from the Edna McConnell ClarkFoundation, and will also receive expert strategic consulting assistance to...
5:45 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Andrus Family Fund Awards Carolina Youth Development Center $82,000 Grant

Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC), in partnership with One Economy Corporation (OE), has received an $82,000 planning grant from the Andrus Family Fund (AFF) for an innovative pilot to bring technology access, training and resources to foster...
2:31 am on Thursday September 22, 2011

Bluffton man gets 30 year sentence in child molestation case

A 48-year-old Bluffton man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday after a jury found him guilty of molesting children more than 8 years ago. At the conclusion of a two-day trial, Arthur Smith was convicted of one count of criminal sexual...
11:30 am on Tuesday August 2, 2011

Local child sexual abuse prevention organizations recognized

Image by Flickr user cathyjonelsonEight Lowcountry organizations have been honored with the Partner in Prevention certification, which recognizes groups that work towards preventing child sexual abuse. The certification was developed by the...
4:46 am on Monday June 6, 2011

Controversial testing practices could be key to stopping sexual abuse

Image by Flickr user spiralstaresSince 1996, William Burke, 53, has been using plethysmograph (PPG) and other controversial testing practices in an attempt to prevent child abuse. While his methods have pure intentions, they are not always seen as...
10:25 am on Thursday April 21, 2011

Partnership to address children and domestic violence

Image by Flickr user paulswansenApril is Child Abuse Awareness Month, so it's the perfect time to talk about a new partnership that is forming to address the community's response to children that have experienced or been exposed to domestic violence...
4:14 am on Saturday March 19, 2011

'Preacher' shoots West Ashley woman inside her own home (update: murder charge, more details)

Image by Flickr user voteprimeUpdate March 19, details: More details continue to emerge in the odd case. The Post and Courier again has an update, this one focusing on Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen's defense of the officers' actions and the...
2:00 pm on Monday January 24, 2011

Beaufort Boy Scout works to raise awareness of child abuse (w/video)

Flickr user fotobydave This isn't he, but you get the point A Beaufort-area Boy Scout has taken to the Internet to help raise awareness about child abuse, and in doing so has received the highest award a scout can receive. WSAV has a nice report on ...
3:53 am on Friday December 17, 2010

Four teens arrested in ugly instance of alleged child abuse (update: child getting better)

Image by Charleston County Detention Center Shakera Wright, the victim's 18-year-old motherUpdate December 17, getting better: The Post and Courier has another follow up on the story. The paper notes who the child will be staying with when he's...

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