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Carolina Youth Development Center’s Charleston Emergency Shelter, one of the organization’s three residential group homes serving children in foster care. Photo provided.

GOOD NEWS:  Carolina Youth Development Center wins national accreditation

Staff reports  |   Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA).

CYDC is a nonprofit serving Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties that provides shelter and support services to child victims of abuse and neglect, as well as youth mentoring programs and a community-based prevention program that helps at-risk families access the resources they need to stay together.

Also inside: Good news for the RiverDogs, benefit for the Whiddon family; Great success for local telethon for Harvey relief; and how to get amnesty for overdue library fines.

by · 09/05/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
Flooded streets in Pearland, Texas. Photo by Brant Kelly via Wikimedia Commons.

GOOD NEWS:  How you can help people hurting in Texas

Staff reports  |  The American Red Cross has mobilized thousands of trained disaster relief workers, truckloads of supplies and thousands of meals to support the response effort following the hurricane that hit Texas over the weekend. 

by · 08/28/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS:   Three meetings set this month to discuss new preliminary flood maps

GOOD NEWS: Three meetings set this month to discuss new preliminary flood maps

Staff reports | Charleston County residents will have the opportunity to view new preliminary flood maps and ask questions about potential impacts to their property in meetings this month in North Charleston, Charleston and Mount Pleasant.

If new flood maps show your property to be higher than current maps, your flood insurance rates could go down.

by · 03/06/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs