John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.

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1 suspect sought in Yemassee armed robbery

The Yemassee Police Department has released a sketch of the suspect they're searching for in connection with Monday night's (Dec. 5, 2016) armed robbery at the city's Dollar General. Surveillance video from the robbery shows a clerk pulling a knife on the suspect or suspects, and then being attacked. Warning: graphic content.
The Island Packet & The Beaufort Gazette
1 suspect sought in Yemassee armed robbery 0:53

1 suspect sought in Yemassee armed robbery

Anthony Barrett shares ideas for a fallen oak 1:51

Anthony Barrett shares ideas for a fallen oak

Vet says don't let your dog go to the park without its shots 0:57

Vet says don't let your dog go to the park without its shots

Injured kitten walks in makeshift wheelchair, thanks to Port Royal man 0:51

Injured kitten walks in makeshift wheelchair, thanks to Port Royal man