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Should litter control officers carry guns? County Council discusses issue

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Qualified litter control officers in Berkeley County have been authorized to carry county-issued lethal weapons since 2009.

Saturday’s Relay for Life set for 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

If you show up at dusk for this year’s Relay for Life celebration at Berkeley High School’s Bonner Stadium you will have missed all the …

Lott Inducted into S.C. Literary Hall of Fame

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:35 a.m.

College of Charleston professor and best selling author Bret Lott was recently inducted into the South Carolina Academy of Authors’ Literary Hall of Fame.

Movie casting call slated for Saturday in McClellanville

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:33 a.m.

An extras casting call for the feature film, “Sophie and the Rising Sun,” will take place from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at the old McClellanville High School, 711 Pinckney St. Filming, which takes place in the McClellanville area, begins May 4 and will continue through the first week of June.

Goodwill employees and mission partners to be honored at Shining Star Awards Banquet

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:52 a.m.

Event will feature keynote speakers; authors Linda Gund Anderson & autistic son, Brent Anderson

State gives $30 million to finish local road project

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 7:26 a.m.

A long-standing Dorchester County road project that’s been on the minds of citizens and public officials alike for more than four decades …

Gahagan Park getting new trail

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville is finally acting on an old federal enhancement grant from the mid-2000s.

Federal employees deserve our thanks

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:25 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Council decides against bridge jumping prohibition

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has affirmed citizens’ right to jump off bridges.

Charleston Beer Garden brings local favorites to The Grove

Monday, April 20, 2015 10:14 a.m.

The fourth annual Charleston Beer Garden is coming to its new home – The Grove at Patriots Point – on Saturday, May 16. From noon to 8 p.m., attendees will enjoy Charleston’s largest beer garden featuring an epic lineup of craft brews plus homebrewers, delicious local eats, Beer Olympics and five live bands.

SSE captures award for 2015 Bridge Run

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:14 a.m.

St. Stephen Elementary School is the Peyton Moore Wellness Award winner for the 2015 Cooper River Bridge Kids Run.

Balanced Growth: An Open Letter from Mayor Linda Page

Monday, April 20, 2015 8:58 a.m.

In March, Town Council and I introduced the framework of a Town Growth Management Plan. Our goal was – and remains – to balance quality of life with development and livability for residents.

Bishop England vs. Wando UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 5:13 p.m.

Wando rugby defeated Bishop England, 59-0, Friday on Daniel Island.

Bridge Construction to Begin in April

Monday, April 20, 2015 9:44 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and the PCL Civil Constructors/ICA Engineering (PCL/ICA) Design Build Team are replacing the …

Free science camp offered to middle schoolers

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:32 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Math is bringing iTeams Xtreme, a free day camp for rising seventh and eighth graders, to Berkeley County.

BMS wins big at state tech competition

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:35 a.m.

Berkeley Middle School students won big at the SC Technology Student Association competition earlier this year.

Student Kudos and school news

Monday, April 20, 2015 9:48 a.m.

Spring break often means a time for students to take a break from their studies. A number of students plan trips with friends, others however participate in Alternative Spring Break (ASB) through Habitat for Humanity.

Is it hot in here?

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:20 a.m.

If anyone knows why I’m laughing, sobbing and screaming simultaneously, give me a clue.

Catherine Felkel McIntosh

Monday, April 20, 2015 10:55 a.m.

Catherine Felkel McIntosh, 76, of Summerville, wife of David G. McIntosh, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015 at Summerville Medical Center.

THS senior receives appointment to Air Force Academy

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Mason Knox, a senior at Timberland High School, has received the high honor of being appointed to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado. …

Lady Stags must dig deep to three-peat

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:16 a.m.

The Berkeley Lady Stags are stuck between the rock and a hard place in their quest to three-peat as Region 8AAA champs.

Registration open for county tech school

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester County Career & Technology Center is now registering for the 2015/2016 school year. DCCTC is the public, career center for high …

Miss Wando 2015 UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 3:47 p.m.

Briana Zanae Silva, a junior at Wando High School, crowned Miss Wando 2015

What ever happened to aging gracefully?

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:19 a.m.

I suffered a mishap the other night.

Franchini scholarship for seniors accepting applications UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:26 a.m.

Berkeley County high school seniors interested in pursuing a college degree in teacher education have the opportunity to apply for the Archie Franchini Scholarship.

Franchini Scholarship deadline nears

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:28 a.m.

Berkeley County high school seniors interested in pursuing a college degree in teacher education have the opportunity to apply for the Archie Franchini Scholarship.

County man’s death ruled suicide

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:25 p.m.

A St. Stephen man’s death has been ruled a homicide by Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Run for Adela 5K celebrates giving back

Monday, April 20, 2015 10:16 a.m.

Runners and walkers from around the Lowcountry will dig their shoes in the sand at the sixth annual Run for Adela 5K on Saturday, April 25.

Obituaries

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:25 a.m.

Michelle Boone Garrett of Pineville died on March 24, 2015. She was 50.

Celebrate World Red Cross Day by giving blood

Monday, April 20, 2015 9:36 a.m.

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood this May in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day on May 8 – the birthday of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement founder, Henry Dunant.

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