Mount Pleasant lacks discrimination protections for LGBTs

By Jake Lucas


Wednesday, December 30, 2015 5:21 a.m.

Right now in the Town of Mount Pleasant, a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) person could be turned down for a job, denied an apartment or …

Raffle for Tolomea fund raises over $20,000

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:57 p.m.

The sudden passing of Mount Pleasant resident Jody Tolomea in February certainly came as a shock to many. And by September, friends began to see that …

Green Wave boys fall in Mulkey Invitational title game

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:01 p.m.

The Summerville boys fell to Berkeley last week in the Louis Mulkey Invitational junior varsity basketball tournament championship game.

Letter: New year brings new opportunity

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

SPCA aid

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Attorney Greg DeLuca of DeLuca & Maucher LLP in Goose Creek presented a $1,000 check this month to Rachel Nisbet, 1st vice president of the …

Local business brings back popular community challenge to Lose 1 ton of weight

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 10:20 a.m.

Locally owned business Fleet Feet Sports Mount Pleasant and Summerville are once again challenging the Charleston community to lose a ton of weight to kick-off the new year. The 2000-pound weight loss goal is part of the 12-week Ton of Fun Challenge, which focuses on nutrition, weight loss, and positive lifestyle changes.

Berkeley boys win second straight Mulkey Invitational title

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 10:11 a.m.

The Berkeley junior varsity boys’ basketball team extended its winning streak last week, going 3-0 at Summerville High School to claim its …

Harbour Lake Drive apartment damaged by fire

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 7:18 p.m.

An apartment on Harbour Lake Drive was damaged by a Tuesday fire and the family that lives there is being assisted by American Red Cross, according to a press release by the nonprofit.

Charleston MUsic Hall presents Spring Film Series

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 12:12 p.m.

All Things Must Pass – 1.13.16

Fort Dorchester hoops

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 6:10 p.m.

Time to let the climate scare die

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 9:06 a.m.

2015 was the year the United Nations and governments around the world abandoned rational thought about climate change. Rather than focus on preparing for the very real problems of a continually changing climate, they concentrated instead on the politically correct, but scientifically impossible goal of ‘stopping climate change.’ The …

Wando drops first two at Roundball Classic UPDATED

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 5:46 p.m.

North Charleston first-year coach Chris Brown’s message to his team headed into this year’s Roundball Classic was to protect its home …

Big cheer for the Fort

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:51 a.m.

DD2 board members celebrated Fort Dorchester High’s recent victory, claiming the State Championship, by presenting a trophy to Bert Postell, …

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce announces 2016 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:03 a.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce announces the 2016 slate of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Seventy-three executives from the business community serve as volunteer leaders to enhance the Chamber and the economic environment for businesses in the region. Board members represent businesses and corporations of all sizes …

Letter: Bailey’s grievances over new mayor showing

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:50 a.m.

To the Editor:

Wando grad prospering as professional triathlete UPDATED

By David Quick


Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:59 a.m.

Lauren Goss didn’t even know she had a gift for competing in triathlons until she dated a local amateur during her senior year at Clemson. …

Panel to discuss single member districts

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Five panelists, with varying views on single-member districts, will discuss “the merits and pitfalls” of single-member school districts …

Santa Cop

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:51 a.m.

Summerville Police visited 13 families on Christmas Eve to bring gifts to 40 children.

Police Blotter - Man drives into a ditch and takes a nap

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:22 a.m.

A driver recently ran his car halfway into a ditch in a local neighborhood and promptly fell asleep for a little nap. A short time a later, an officer patrolling the area came upon the man snoozing at the wheel.

Two guys and a traveling food truck UPDATED

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:50 a.m.

It isn’t every day two EMS workers take an ambulance and turn it into a food truck, but that’s what Joshua Bankey and Anthony Morrock …

Continuing the fight against breast cancer

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 1:03 p.m.

The Pine Forest Ladies Tennis Association of Summerville was awarded the South Carolina USTA Best Adult Tennis Tournament of the Year at Wild Dunes …

Elizabeth Davis Way and John Gatling Powell tie the knot

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:33 a.m.

Elizabeth Davis Way and John Gatling Powell were united in marriage at 4:30 pm on Nov. 7, 2015 in Awendaw. The Reverend Catherine Ravenel Powell …

Burns, Morgan plan April wedding

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Garrett Burns of Summerville, SC are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Warren Burns, to Walter Hugh …

Carolina Invitational: Bishop England, Wando win

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:08 p.m.

Bishop England defeated Hammond, 49-41, in the Carolina Invitational Palmetto Division semifinals Tuesday on Daniel Island.

Three Bucs earn All-American selection

Monday, December 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Three Buccaneers were rewarded for Charleston Southern’s historic 2015 football season.

Bishop England earns elusive opening win in Carolina Invitational

Monday, December 28, 2015 8:02 p.m.

Bishop England powered past Durham Academy (N.C.), 57-37, Monday in the opening round of the Carolina Invitational on Daniel Island.

Wren sinks Wando with late three

Monday, December 28, 2015 7:05 p.m.

Sophomore Alex Lavore hit a late 3-pointer to lift Wren past Wando, 51-48, Monday in the second day of the Carolina Invitational at James Island.

Entries Sought for 11th Annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

Monday, December 28, 2015 9:15 p.m.

Sculpture artists are invited to participate in the 11th annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition.

Visit museums for cheap in January

Monday, December 28, 2015 10:57 a.m.

During the month of January 2016, enjoy access to participating Museum Mile sites with the purchase of one low ticket price. With the Museum Mile Month pass, you can spend an entire month learning about Charleston’s rich history and culture while visiting sites in the order that best fits your schedule.

Two prominent South Carolina businesses found liable for millions in damages to a group of former and current employees UPDATED

Monday, December 28, 2015 1:52 p.m.

A group of former and current employees of South Carolina based ArborGen, Inc., have been awarded damages of $53,508,288 against ArborGen, Inc., and …

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