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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Thanks to everyone involved who are helping to make the intersection at Bacons Bridge Road and Dorchester Road a much quicker commute in the morning. However, it has been my experience that between 6 and 7 a.m., hundreds of vehicles are now making what appears to be an illegal U-turn in front of Palmetto Home Center so that they do not have to …

Energy advisor to speak to World Affairs Council

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:20 a.m.

James Clad, IHS energy adviser and former deputy assistant secretary of defense, will be in Charleston next week to speak to the World Affairs …

Commute to work an adventure

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

If you have a job in the tri-county area, the odds are good that you commute to work. (Unless your job is being a full-time wife and mother, in which …

Jenot joins Century 21

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Century 21 Properties Plus is pleased to announce Grant Jenot has joined its firm as a sales associate.

Story time

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Reeves Elementary recently hosted storyteller Tim Lowry. He enthralled the students with folktales, stories about Native Americans and other fun and …

CCC Wednesday preview: Start time moved an hour earlier UPDATED

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:08 a.m.

All scheduled times for Wednesday’s Carolina Challenge Cup doubleheader have been advanced one hour earlier.

Great Mother – At Maia Moms every mother has ability to be great

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:00 a.m.

The women gathered in the offices of Maia Moms at the North Charleston Dream Center all have a story to tell. And their stories are not much …

Lady Green Wave falls to Gators in third round

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:44 p.m.

It was a night of battle that saw bodies crashing to the floor and flying through the air.

County Council Chair: Tax increase might be needed this year

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Council Chair David Chinnis wants to make this clear: The county will likely have to consider a property tax increase this year, …

Obituaries

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Otto Manning Russell Jr. of Moncks Corner, husband of Imogene Tallon Russell, passed away Friday, February 13, 2015, at his residence. He was 77.

You can lead a dog to water, but can’t make it jump

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:50 a.m.

I was busy checking the crab trap when I heard a big splash behind me. I turned to see my English springer spaniel, Sadie, swimming in the creek.

Sorority visit

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:01 p.m.

On Feb. 7 the Summerville Preservation Society hosted a tour of Summerville’s Old Town Hall for the members of the Alpha Tau and Upsilon …

DuBose student wins essay contest

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Susannah Smith Elliott Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution congratulates Emily Collins from Beth Fiorito’s class at DuBose …

Bail set for GCHS assistant principal accused of sex with student UPDATED

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:07 a.m.

A Goose Creek High School assistant principal who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student watched her on the school's surveillance cameras, an attorney for the girl said at a bond hearing Tuesday morning.

Congressman Mark Sanford Visits East Cooper Montessori Charter School

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:45 p.m.

Mount Pleasant, SC, February 6, 2015 — East Cooper Montessori Charter School recently had the

Knights of Columbus first responder honors UPDATED

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:02 a.m.

The Knights of Columbus gathered Feb. 24 for an annual dinner to honor the Summerville firefighter of the year, Summerville police officer of the …

Wrestlers to compete for state titles this weekend

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Fort Dorchester qualified six wrestlers for the South Carolina Class AAAA individual state tournament while both Summerville and Ashley Ridge …

Big Fake Wedding returns to Charleston

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The Big Fake Wedding is back in the Holy City for the fourth time this spring. The event will be held at Harborside East on Wednesday, April 15. …

Small shops need the downtown hotel

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The future hotel/condo property has been associated with my family since my great-grandparents. I played on this block as a child. I know what it has been and have a vision for what it can become.

Who needs snow when you have sand

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Nine-month-old Connor Michael Derrenbacher enjoyed a sleigh ride on Isle of Palms while visiting with his grandparents, Len and Diane Fiume of Mount …

Lincolnville inviting public into planning process

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:01 a.m.

You are invited to participate in Lincolnville’s Comprehensive Planning update process, which will determine a vision for the future of Lincolnville. This planning process will ensure quality growth, assist Lincolnville in prioritizing expenditure of funds and coordinate future development efforts. The plan will focus on land use, housing, …

CCSD Taking Site Applications for 2015 Seamless Summer Feeding Program

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:32 p.m.

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping hungry children eating healthy while school is out. Charleston County School District’s Nutrition Services Department will provide free breakfast and lunch meals to approved sites through its Seamless Summer Feeding Program (SSFP). The program will operate from …

County to take part in hurricane simulation drill

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:01 p.m.

It doesn’t quite feel like hurricane weather yet in Berkeley County but the county remains vigilant.

Daniel Island girls win Trident League title UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Daniel Island School Lady Ospreys captured the Trident Basketball League senior girls Division I championship with a 23-19 win over C.E. Williams …

Party with a purpose is colorful good time

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:40 p.m.

The Lowcountry Parrot Head Club hosted the 11th annual Mardi Crawl on Shem Creek on Saturday, Feb. 21. Over the past 10 years, this annual event has …

St. John’s Christian Academy launches early college academy

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Beginning in 2015-2016, qualifying juniors and seniors at St. John’s Christian Academy will be given the opportunity to earn 36 or more …

5 percent day to support Habitat for Humanity

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:36 p.m.

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity, an organization dedicated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing, has been selected as the beneficiary of Whole Foods Market 5 Percent Day on Tuesday, March 3. Each quarter, Whole Foods Market in Mount Pleasant selects a local nonprofit to receive 5 percent of that day’s net sales.

More details revealed as GCHS assistant principal faces judge UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:14 p.m.

A Berkeley County assistant principal has been suspended and faces possible jail time after his arrest Tuesday.

Lost Exotic Pet UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:44 p.m.

On February 22, 2015, an owner was walking her 10 month old African Serval pet on a walking trail near Bassett Court on James Island when it got …

Family Favorite Baked Fries UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:35 p.m.

Ingredients 6 russet potatoes or potato type of your choice (try red, yellow, white, or fingerlings); 6 cloves of garlic; 8 sprigs fresh thyme, …

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