Local workshops to focus on Lowcountry Rapid Transit project

Potentially hazardous weather ahead: Today there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. It is expected to be cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tonight, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday may bring showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Read the full forecast here. 

BCD Council of Governments lays out plans for mass transit routes: On Thursday, the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments held a first look at the current plans for the Lowcountry Rapid Transit project. It will be the first dedicated mass transit system in the state. Full story here.

Dorchester Co. deputies investigating bomb scare in Summerville subdivision: Dorchester County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded Thursday afternoon to a vacant home in the King's Grant subdivision in Summerville to reports of a possible bomb. Get the full story here.

Charleston artist says ‘Southern Charm’ star plagiarized his work at Saltwater Cowboys: A Charleston-based artist says a “Southern Charm” star plagiarized his artwork for a mural painted at Shem Creek restaurant Saltwater Cowboys. Read more here.

Man suspect in several child sex assaults: Deputies in Berkeley County arrested a Goose Creek man on a charge of sexual assault and discovered more than 20 additional incidents. Read the full story here.

Cold War-era relic stuck in uncertain waters: The problem isn’t unique to Patriots Point. WWII and Cold War-era vessels at museums across the country are fighting the elements, budget constraints and their own rising ages to, quite literally, stay afloat. Read full story here.