SC author urges facing of silver lining in every hardship UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:43 a.m.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Walk with author Martha Stewart Hoover on a journey that transformed her life and she will show how to accept when everything cries reject. “Down Strong: The Amazing Life of William Sunday Trampus Hoover” is a story of perseverance and looking on the bright side in the face of incredible obstacles. This …

CSU announces kickoff times

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:31 p.m.

Charleston Southern University has announced the kickoff times for its season-opening, four-game home stand, the Buccaneers’ first home stand under its new lights.

Sea turtle returns home after full recovery

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:43 a.m.

Over a year ago, Briar the loggerhead sea turtle was found covered in barnacles, stranded on the coast of Myrtle Beach. Extremely underweight and …

Strawberry Raspberry Sundae UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:52 a.m.

Nothing says summer like fresh berries. Try this simple sundae sauce over frozen yogurt for a scrumptious summertime treat.

Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Arts awarded grant by South Arts

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:58 p.m.

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art has been awarded a Regional Touring grant by Atlanta-based South Arts. The grant will support, in part, the upcoming performance and educational activities at Carvers Bay High School presented by the Annie Moses Band.

Academic Magnet basketball star selected as AQUAS scholar

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:19 a.m.

Choral Linhart, a senior basketball player from Charleston Academic Magnet High School (AMHS), has been selected as an AQUAS scholar-­athlete. She …

Berkeley school board bans parent coaches UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:34 p.m.

Despite strong public opposition, the Berkeley County school board approved Tuesday a so-called ban on parent coaches.

IOP Rec. hosts volleyball camp

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:47 a.m.

Biz kudos

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:17 a.m.

Bushido opened their doors to the new location on the Isle of Palms the first week of June.

Trident Breast Care Center Named South Carolina's Only Center of Excellence UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:51 p.m.

Trident Breast Care Center has recently been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for …

Spartan training to be held in North Charleston

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:26 p.m.

Reebok Spartan Race training will be offered in North Charleston.

Charlie Brown musical camp to hold auditions

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:42 a.m.

Creative Spark Center for the Arts in Mount Pleasant will be holding a Charlie Brown musical theatre camp with its Sprouts Musical Theatre …

Letters to the editor

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:04 p.m.

Not a great day in SC

Safety improvements underway for Berkeley County schools

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:06 a.m.

School is out for another few weeks, but safety improvements are underway to keep kids safe once they return.

Coosaw Creek ousted as City Meet Champion

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:29 a.m.

A strong push in the age 15-18 division wasn’t enough to earn the Coosaw Creek Crocodiles another Coastal Carolina Aquatics Association Championship. …

Rustic beauty of Jackson Fork Ranch, Wyoming

By Sharon Spence Lieb

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:23 a.m.

Hundreds of snorting bison chew on tender grass. Elegant white trumpeter swans swaddle nests, awaiting chicks. Taupe pronghorn run wild and free in …

Blood drives planned as need increases

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:57 a.m.

The American Red Cross is calling on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer.

ECCO, MUSC and Roper St. Francis unite for new initiative UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:47 a.m.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) announces Partners in HealthCare, a new initiative serving low-income, uninsured adults that offers access to health care at no cost to the patient. In collaboration with the Medical University of South Carolina's College of Nursing and Department of Family Medicine, and Roper St. Francis Healthcare, the …

Machine Pitch All-Stars finish second in district tournament

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:15 a.m.

Moncks Corner Park and Recreation All-Star teams are proving again that the future of Berkeley Stags baseball and softball is in capable hands.

American Red Cross teams up with Charleston RiverDogs, ABC News 4, The Bridge at 105.5 & 98 Rock for RiverDog Days of Summer blood drive UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:17 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (July 21, 2014) — Eligible donors can hit a home run this summer by donating blood and helping save a life at the RiverDog …

Margaret McDowell, MD UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:58 a.m.

While she always wanted to be a doctor, she first provided care as a nurse, and some of her early experiences helping cancer patients encouraged her …

Post 166 ends season short of state

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:57 a.m.

It was a lighter slate than normal all the way around for Goose Creek Post 166 this summer.

Walmart Neighborhood Market coming to Goose Creek

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:43 a.m.

A Walmart Neighborhood Market is coming to Goose Creek.

City seeking fall festival vendors

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:11 p.m.

The City of Goose Creek will present its 2014 Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. behind the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center.

Mount Pleasant Track Club sends 33 to nationals UPDATED

Monday, July 21, 2014 5:05 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Track Club (MPTC) has 33 athletes competing in the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Outdoor Championship this week at …

Trident Amateur Radio Club balloon launch

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:02 p.m.

The Trident Amateur Radio Club launched a balloon more than 100,000 feet in the air to take pictures of the earth.

Filipino outreach event Aug. 2

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:32 a.m.

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Filipino Community Center Inc. in Charleston, has announced that it will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission.

Math Writing Team Convenes for New Standards

Monday, July 21, 2014 4:51 p.m.

Dr. Mick Zais, State Superintendent of Education, issued the following statement announcing the math team writing new standards held their first meeting today.

BHS sophomore receives national honor

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:41 a.m.

The National Honor Society of High School Scholars has announced that Berkeley High School student Alayah M. Jones of Moncks Corner has been selected …

More City Swim Meet Photos

Monday, July 21, 2014 4:14 p.m.

Photos By Dan Brown

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