Welcome Charleston! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Friday off to a good start.
First, today’s weather forecast:
Cloudy, showers and a thunderstorm. High: 75 Low: 64.
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Here are the top three stories from today in Charleston:
- The Charleston Democratic Socialists of America Chapter will be hosting a free brake light repair clinic this weekend. The event aims to improve public safety by reducing interactions with the police. The chapter will also provide training for those wishing to learn how to maintain their vehicles. The clinic will take place at Fresh Future Farm at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday. (Charleston Post Courier)
- Cirque De Soleil returns to North Charleston – but this time it’s on ice. The last time the famous Cirque De Soleil visited the region was five years ago. The performance will use high-flying stunts to visually tell stories to a captivated audience. Performances will take place this weekend at the North Charleston Coliseum. Click for tickets and times. (WTMA)
- Republic Services will begin collecting recycling for Charleston County on June 6. Curbside collection does not require a new cart and acceptable materials will not change. All residents affected by the change in service will be notified by mail by means of a postcard. (ABC NEWS 4)
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Today in Charleston:
- tai chi At the Daniel Island Library (9:00 a.m.)
- DI Social Bridge Club At the Daniel Island Library (1:00 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- The Charleston Fire Department recognizes firefighter Lester Lasmarias for 15 years of service. He was recognized by the city with a service pin and certificate. (Facebook)
- The Charleston Animal Society is offering the community the chance to win a new 2022 Lexus RX 350L. Click to get your raffle ticket. (Facebook)
- The Charleston Police Department shares another angle from its high-speed Alligator chase from earlier this week. Click to watch comic images. (Twitter)
All right, you’re all caught up for today. See you soon!
— Nicole Fallon Peek
About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and editor with a degree in media, culture and communication from New York University. She has been a freelance journalist, editor, managing editor and editorial director for various B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and manages content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.