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Community Hero Matthew Grant Wins 2-Night Staycation at The Beach Club

Listen as Richard surprises another hometown hero nominated by you with a 2-night staycation at The Beach Club at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina!  Matthew Grant works with the Humanities Foundation making a difference in his

A Conversation with Charleston Music Hall Director, Charles Carmody

Check out Richard’s conversation with Charleston Music Hall Director, Charles Carmody! He talks about a recent health scare, the current situation with live music in indoor spaces, the future of concerts, and what the Music Hall has

Community Hero Emma Scott Wins 2-Night Staycation at The Beach Club

Richard surprises Emma Scott with a 2-night staycation at The Beach Club at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina after she was nominated as a community hero! Listen to why she was nominated and all that she

Brand Safety & Radio

As social media is battling trust and PR challenges, many advertisers are conducting reviews of their ad platforms and the content in which their brands are associated.  This review is resulting in advertisers placing a pause on

4th of July Beverage Recommendations from our Friends at Bottles Beverage Superstore

As we get ready for the Independence Day weekend, Richard Todd talks with Mike van Beyrer, Wine Director and one of the partners at Bottles Beverage Superstore in the Moultrie Plaza on Coleman Blvd in Mt. Pleasant. 

Richard Chats with Local Music Musician, Grace Joyner

Listen to Richard Todd’s conversation with local musician Grace Joyner before her performance on Lowcountry Listens at the Gaillard Center.  Grace talks about how she is dealing with the loss of performing in the time of a pandemic, having

Richard Chats with Attorney John Price About the Iconic Idle Hour in Park Circle

In this edition of The Legal Buzz, Richard Todd speaks with Bridge legal Advisor John Price and the conversation turns to the iconic Idle Hour restaurant in Park Circle where you see John sitting at the counter

Richard Chats with Live 5 News Reporter Harve Jacobs

Richard Todd speaks with Live 5 News’ Harve Jacobs, voted Best Investigative Reporter numerous times by the readers of the Charleston City Paper after the mob turned on him on live TV in Marion Square! He talks

Wendy’s Franchise Owner & Community Hero, Cina Haas Wins 2-Night Staycation at The Beach Club

Richard Todd surprises another community hero with a 2-night staycation at The Beach Club at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina. Today we recognized Cina Haas, an owner of 8 Wendy’s franchises in the Lowcountry after she

Community Hero Captain George Gardiner Wins 2-Night Staycation at The Beach Club

Richard Todd surprises Charleston Fire Department Captain George Gardiner with a 2-night staycation at The Beach Club at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina after he was nominated as a hometown hero!  Listen to why he was

Richard Chats with Attorney David Aylor on Today’s Edition of the Legal Buzz

On this edition of The Legal Buzz, Richard Todd talks with David Aylor recently voted Best Local Attorney and Best Local DUI Attorney by the readers of the Charleston City Paper!  David discusses the recent uptick in

Trippin With The Critic in Denver, Colorado

After a 3 month absence from the friendly skies, The Critic returns to flight and investigates the current state of air travel in America. With a backdrop provided by the majestic Rocky Mountains, the 105.5 The Bridge

Richard Talks with the Provost & Dean at The Citadel, Dr. Sally Selden

Richard Todd talks with the provost and dean at The Citadel, Dr. Sally Selden, about how things are going on campus during the pandemic.  She discusses their preparations for the fall, what’s going on on-campus this summer,

Richard Chats with Local Realtor, Lisa Richart-Hernandez, Owner & Broker-in Charge of View Properties

On this edition of the Lowcountry Toddcast, Richard Todd speaks with local realtor Lisa Richart-Hernandez, Owner and Broker-in-Charge for View Properties.  They discuss the state of the local real estate market, how things have changed during a

The Legal Buzz: Attorney John Price Drops a New Single

On this edition of The Legal Buzz, Richard Todd talks with Bridge Legal Advisor, Attorney John Price, who drops a new single!  John discusses a new theme song (not a jingle) that he wrote and it gets its’

Richard Talks Best Of Charleston 2020, Local Music Scene & Plays Another Round of Devil’s Advocate with Charleston City Paper’s Owner, Andy Brack

Check out Richard Todd’s conversation with the owner of the Charleston City Paper, Andy Brack. The City Paper unveils its’ Best Of…issue (Part 1) and 105.5 The Bridge wins Best Radio Station for the 11th year in

Richard Talks Riot Damage, The Comeback of Shows, & More with Charleston Music Hall Director, Charles Carmody

Listen in as Richard Todd speaks with the Director of the Charleston Music Hall, Charles Carmody for their monthly conversation.  Charles details the damage the Music Hall suffered during the riot, how concerts will look in their

Attorney David Aylor Discusses the Reopening of Courts in the Lowcountry & Issues Surrounding the Riot That Took Place Downtown

In this edition of The Legal Buzz, Richard Todd talks with Attorney David Aylor about the reopening of courts in the Lowcountry due to Coronavirus & issues surrounding the riot that took place in downtown Charleston.  David

Trippin with the Critic in Myrtle Beach, SC

The Critic and the 105.5 The Bridge News Team venture up the Carolina Coast with a soundtrack provided by Prince to visit the always-interesting city of Myrtle Beach, S.C.  

A Conversation with Twins, Valedictorian, & Salutatorian, Selena and Dahlia Halabi from Ashley Ridge High School

As 105.5 The Bridge continues to salute the Class of 2020, check out Richard Todd’s conversation with Selena and Dahlia Halabi, identical twin sisters from Ashley Ridge High School who are the valedictorian and salutatorian of the

Richard Chats with Ashley Ridge High School Principal Karen Radcliffe

As 105.5 The Bridge continues their salute to the Class of 2020, Richard Todd talks with the Principal of Ashley Ridge High School, Karen Radcliffe.  Get some insight into what a high school Principal has had to

A Conversation with Fort Dorchester High School’s Student Body President & Salutatorian, Sophia Kastenholz

As 105.5 The Bridge salutes the Class of 2020, Richard Todd talks with Student Body President & Salutatorian of Fort Dorchester High School, Sophia Kastenholz. Another example of one the best and brightest! She is headed upstate

Richard Chats with Fort Dorchester High School Principal Tripp Aldredge

As 105.5 The Bridge salutes the Class of 2020, Richard Todd speaks with the Principal of Fort Dorchester High School, Tripp Aldredge.  They discuss all of the challenges faced during this pandemic, what it takes to navigate

Caroline Brown Performs the Summerville High School Alma Mater

Caroline Brown, member of the Class of 2020 from Summerville High School, sings the Green Wave’s Alma Mater!

A Conversation with Student Body President & Valedictorian from Summerville High School, Bethany Baggett

As 105.5 The Bridge salutes the Class of 2020, Richard Todd speaks with the Student Body President & Valedictorian from Summerville High School, Bethany Baggett. She discusses her feelings about the end of school during the pandemic,

Richard Chats with Summerville High School Principal, Kenny Farrell

As 105.5 The Bridge salutes the Class of 2020, Richard Todd speaks with the Principal of Summerville High School, Kenny Farrell.  They discuss the challenges & emotions faced during the pandemic, the transition to online learning, the

Richard Chats with Dorchester School District 2 Superintendent, Dr. Joe Pye

To start out 105.5 The Bridge’s Salute to the Class of 2020, Richard Todd had an exclusive conversation with the Superintendent of Dorchester School District Two schools, Dr. Joe Pye. He provided some unique insight into what it has

Bridge Legal Advisor, John Price & Richard Chat About the “New Normal”

In this edition of The Legal Buzz, Richard Todd talks with Bridge Legal Advisor John Price about the “new normal.”  As we start to see more traffic return to the roads, that means more chances for accidents. 

Happy Hour Hangouts with The Critic at Sportsbook of Charleston for 1st Responders Appreciation Day

The Critic and 105.5 The Bridge News Team members The Instigator & The Rascal enjoy lunch & bevs in Tangerville, while saluting Charleston’s Frontline Workers for Sportsbook Of Charleston’s 1st Responders Appreciation Day!  

Happy Hour Hangouts with The Critic: Memorial Day in North Charleston

The Critic tours his hometown of North Charleston with 105.5 The Bridge News Team members El Presidente, Donzilla, & Stephanie for a Memorial Day celebration in the city “Where Freedom & Savings Live”. Si vente!  

Happy Hour Hangouts with The Critic & Doom Flamingo

The Critic kicks off the holiday weekend featuring a conversation with Ross Bogan of Doom Flamingo at Bohemian Bull on James Island, as they discuss the release of the new Doom EP, new Doom merchandise, and even

Andy Brack & Richard Todd Chat About a Wide Variety of Issues Heading into Memorial Weekend

Richard Todd spoke with Andy Brack, the Publisher of the Charleston City Paper and Editor of the Statehouse Report, heading into Memorial Day weekend about a wide variety of issues.  From the lack of government guidance on

Richard Todd and Attorney John Price Talk Walker & Cyclist Safety

In this edition of The Legal Buzz, Richard Todd talks with Bridge legal advisor, local attorney John Price.  With people walking and biking more than ever during this Corona Spring, some startling statistics about the Lowcountry have

Happy Hour Hangouts with The Critic: Charleston Reopens

The Critic visits with friends in Mt. Pleasant & Downtown, as the 105.5 The Bridge News Team checks in on the re-opening of Charleston.