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Mother of murder victim increases reward money UPDATED

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:17 a.m.

Kendra Morgan-Stevens just wants some answers.

Swamp Foxes trounce Cobras UPDATED

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:28 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge boys closed both halves strong Dec. 12 to earn a 62-34 win over Cane Bay.

Crime beat

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:32 a.m.

A North Charleston man reported that someone fired a gun at him while he was walking along Pepper Ridge Drive after visiting his girlfriend in the townhome area of the neighborhood. He said he does not know who fired the shots at him, only that they did, and he ran to a nearby home to seek help.

Former firefighter looks to the skies for business

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:00 p.m.

After veteran firefighter Chris Rawley broke his leg while responding to a house fire Feb. 14, he had a lot of time on his hands. A lot.

Julie offers birthday words of wisdom

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:48 a.m.

My birthday was last week, and it’s astonishing that I’ve survived 54 years on this planet relatively unscathed. I say “relatively” because I’ve had …

THS honor clubs hold combined inductions

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 1:34 p.m.

The Timberland High School Beta Club, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society held a combined …

Three candidates vie for mayor of Sullivan’s Island

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Keith W. Blandford, Jerry A. Kaynard and Pat M. O’Neil have been certified as candidates in the Jan. 6 special municipal election for the office of …

Roper launches patient-centered medical home

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:22 a.m.

As part of a national trend to implement the best practices, improve quality and lower health care costs, Roper St. Francis Physicians Partners has initiated a new model in health care – a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) – for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina patients.

Peagler announces new county leadership team

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:46 a.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor-Elect Bill Peagler announced today the leadership team of his new administration.

American Cancer Society recognizes DD2

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:45 a.m.

At the Nov. 10 school board meeting, Debra Kuhns, specialist for Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society, presented an award to Dorchester School District Two for 100 percent participation of the 21 schools in the 2014 Relay for Life held in April.

BBE Kindergarten classes spread recycling message

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:13 a.m.

The Kindergarten classes at Boulder Bluff Elementary recently partnered with Publix grocery store in Goose Creek to spread the word about styrofoam …

Help make a student’s dreams come true

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 9:17 a.m.

This year, the entire community east of the Cooper has celebrated the opening of the Center for Advanced Studies at Wando High School. The opening of the new center on the Wando campus expands the curriculum offerings to include expanded academic programs, not only for students looking to continue their education at the college level but also for …

Local stars shine during North-South football game

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A strong local contingent made their mark in the 64th annual Touchstone Energy North-South all-star football game, which was won by the South all-stars, 23-18.

Mozart, a “marriage,” and the middle school student:Using The Marriage of Figaro to teach the Enlightenment

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:54 a.m.

Last summer, I received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study Mozart’s operas in Vienna, Austria. As I listened to his masterpieces ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ and ‘Don Giovanni’ every day for three weeks, ideas danced daily in my head about how to make this opera study accessible to my students. Music and movement …

Business owner recognized

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Michaele Dean Rogers, owner/Broker-in-Charge of Doris Dean Realty of Summerville, was recognized on Dec. 2 at the Charleston Trident Association of …

Volunteer birdwatchers needed for survey

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:05 p.m.

The National Audubon Society invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running citizen science survey in the world, the annual Audubon …

Gourdine-Barnett celebrates 87th birthday

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:22 p.m.

Florence Rebecca Gourdine-Barnett celebrated her 87th birthday Monday, Dec. 8.

Lowcountry Orthodontics Photo Booth

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:46 p.m.

Photos by Brooks Finneseth

A collaborative, multi-agency Farm-To-School Initiative is set to go statewide

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:32 p.m.

A College of Charleston-based, multi-agency farm-to-school initiative funded by grants from Boeing will go statewide beginning in 2015.

Casting On Solid Ground Christmas Pageant

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:58 p.m.

The Christmas season is upon us, so it’s time for the On Solid Ground column Christmas pageant, Lowcountry edition.

Lady Stags finding their way with 39-24 win over Timberland

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:06 a.m.

The Berkeley Lady Stags are finding their way. The team rebounded from a heartbreaking, season-opening 34-33 loss to Cane Bay, to post a pair of wins …

Pauline Delano Toombs Sullivan

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 4:09 p.m.

Pauline Delano Toombs Sullivan, 95, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 8, 2014. She was the widow of Francis Emil Sullivan both of …

Local caregivers help seniors battle holiday blues

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:25 p.m.

While the holidays are filled with fun festivities for most of us, this can be the most depressing of all seasons for the elderly. Many seniors pine for lost loves one and have families hundreds of miles away. It's often a struggle for seniors to decorate, shop, and prepare a meal, especially for those with health issues who can't move around with …

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:15 p.m.

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This piece of ancient wisdom is so meaningful to us at Louie’s Kids this time of year. What we know 14 years later in the childhood obesity crisis is that it is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.

Former SC Department of Corrections Director receives statewide award

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:03 p.m.

The South Carolina Bar Foundation is proud to announce the Honorable William R. Byars Jr. as the 2014 DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award recipient for meritorious service to the law and community. This annual recognition is the most prestigious statewide award members of the South Carolina Bar can bestow on a fellow attorney. The award will …

Man gets 25 years for sexual assaults

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 11:32 a.m.

With a jury trial scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 22-year-old Salvatore Maniche of North Charleston, pleaded guilty in Dorchester County on Monday to five counts of assault and battery in the first degree. Circuit Court Judge Maite Murphy handed down a sentence of 25 years plus five years of probation.

Up on the rooftop

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:47 a.m.

When Steven Mandell wanted the students at Pinewood Preparatory to raise money for juvenile diabetes research, he decided to come up with a gimmick …

County 911 center receives agency honor

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:10 p.m.

The Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center is now a certified Public Safety Communications Agency after receiving the distinction from the …

DCSO investigating fatal shooting UPDATED

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:47 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left two Summerville men dead.

AT&T announces more than 180 new jobs in South Carolina in 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:37 p.m.

AT&T has announced that it filled more than 180 new jobs in South Carolina in 2014, part of more than 300 jobs filled statewide this year. Further, the company has hired more than 26,000 people across the U.S. during that same period.

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