New Year's Eve ball drop set in Charleston


The second annual Charleston New Year's Eve ball drop and fireworks show will be held Sunday night into Monday morning on the grounds of the James C. Kennedy Wellness Center behind Tallahatchie General Hospital, according to Charleston Mayor Sedrick Smith.

"The Wellness Center will be open from 11 p.m. [Sunday, Dec. 31] until 12:15 a.m. [Monday, Jan. 1]," Smith noted in a text message to The Sun-Sentinel.

He added, "Some refreshments will be served."

The public is invited to ring in 2018 with this new tradition in Charleston.