Tuesday headlines: the world bids farewell to Queen Elizabeth II

As billions of people around the world watched funerals of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, mourners took to the streets of London to get a glimpse of the funeral process filled with pomp and circumstance. After a funeral at Westminster Abbey, she rests at Windsor Castle.

In South Carolina, some mourners donned black outfits and hats to watch the broadcast. At the Charleston Place Hotela dozen said goodbye to him and honored his legacy at a special tea party at a club.

In other titles:

Charleston leads the minor league sports market. The Sports Business Journal ranked Charleston as the No. 1 minor league market in the nation, citing the Charleston RiverDogs, South Carolina Stingrays, and Charleston Battery.

Taylor finds a new role in Orangeburg County. Former Charleston County School District Chief of Staff, Dr. Erica Taylor, recently announced her new role as Assistant Superintendent for Communications, Business, and Communications for the Orangeburg County School District.

Charleston schools continue random searches, despite parental concerns. Parents and community members have raised concerns about racial profiling during random searches of Charleston schools. Random searches yielded positive results in the confiscation of many prohibited items, including weapons, a Charleston County School District official said.

The Charleston filmmaker wins awards. Film by Charleston actor Michael James Daly Fatal Renown, won Best Comedy Short at the GenreBlast Film Festival. Daly also won Best Actor in a Short Film.

Hurricane Fiona leaves Puerto Rico in the dark on the anniversary of another storm. Hurricane Fiona left Puerto Rico in the dark and slammed into the Dominican Republic. So facing north to other islands, but showed no signs of affecting the east coast of the United States.

Cunningham and McMaster run ads ahead of election. The two gubernatorial candidates released new announcements on Monday. Gov. Henry McMaster promised no antics in Washington, while Democratic opponent Joe Cunningham promised a different type of politician.

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