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7:30 pm on Wednesday September 8, 2010

Mystery object in Charleston Harbor may have been old 'bottle rocket'

Image by Flickr user proteinbiochemist An old oxygen tank retrieved from the Charleston Harbor and detonated as a possible threat may well have been an old prank pulled by workers at a chemical plant on the Ashley River where valves were knocked...
7:30 am on Tuesday September 7, 2010

Authorities investigating underwater explosion near City Marina (updated x3)

Updated September 8: A possible answer has been found; get connected here. Update September 7:  A mysterious metal cylinder was found floating in the Charleston Harbor on Sunday afternoon at Sea Breeze Marina. No formal connection has been made...