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Callawassie Island turns No. 9 fairway into (temporary) tennis courts

As Wimbledon nears for tennis fans, Callawassie Island tennis enthusiasts are getting to experience what it’s like to play on grass courts.

Untamed Lowcountry

Charleston carriage horse dumps driver as it sprints with tourists in tow

Charlotte, NC resident Tisa L. Alexander shot this video from Charleston's Andrew Pinckney Inn on Monday, June 12, 2017 as Luke, a carriage horse with Charleston Carriage Works, bolts down the street carrying a load of tourists, jumps a curb and hits a parked car. The Charleston Post and Courier reports that only the carriage driver was injured and that the horse would be removed from service until a veterinarian cleared the horse.

Untamed Lowcountry

A Hilton Head dolphin and a playful pup become BFFs

Hilton Head Island resident Catherine Pinto was cruising along Broad Creek on her boyfriend Capt. Matt Everhard's charter boat the Honey B. on Saturday, June 3, 2017, when they came across "Nic" the dolphin. Pinto's dog Lucy was excited by the encounter: The two appeared to have a bit of a conversation before "Nic" swam off. Pinto said this isn't a first for Lucy. "She loves the dolphins!" Pinto said.

Videos

These Lowcountry women are playing tennis on a golf course fairway. This time lapse shows the 2-hour conversion.

Watch as the fairway of No. 9 of Callawassie Island’s Dogwood Course is converted into two grass tennis courts in just over two hours under the direction of Ryan Watson, Golf Course Superintendent to allow tennis enthusiasts to get the feel for play as Wimbledon Tournament nears.
Drew Martin Staff video
These Lowcountry women are playing tennis on a golf course fairway. This time lapse shows the 2-hour conversion. 0:42

These Lowcountry women are playing tennis on a golf course fairway. This time lapse shows the 2-hour conversion.

Charleston carriage horse dumps driver as it sprints with tourists in tow 0:28

Charleston carriage horse dumps driver as it sprints with tourists in tow

Ferocious little beasts: All you need to know about assassin bugs 1:01

Ferocious little beasts: All you need to know about assassin bugs

Do you have a fire ant problem? Here's how to tell if it's serious. 0:53

Do you have a fire ant problem? Here's how to tell if it's serious.