Hogs for a Cause offers lifeline

Saturday, September 12, 2015 3:00 p.m.

According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 4,140 children between the ages of 0-19 will be diagnosed with a brain tumor this year. “A brain cancer diagnosis is not only difficult for families physically and emotionally, but financially it can ruin them,” states Dr. Amy-Lee Bredlau, Director, Pediatric Brain Tumor Program, …

School district on track for 21 percent growth over last 10 years UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 p.m.

It is projected that by the 2016-2017 academic year, Berkeley County School District will have experienced a 21 percent increase in students in the last 10 years.

Diverse and Talented Incoming South Carolina Teaching Corps Joins National 25th-Anniversary Corps of 4,100 Emerging Leaders Committed to Expanding Educational Opportunity

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Teach For America will welcome 60 new teachers to local schools this fall as part of its national 25th-anniversary corps of 4,100. As Teach For America in South Carolina marks five years of partnering with the community to expand educational opportunity, the organization’s national leadership force tops 50,000 corps members and alumni …

On Vacation – Aberdovery Golf Club

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:31 a.m.

ORBIS awarded $18.9 million contract to provide scientific and engineering services for the U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC)

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:57 p.m.

Orbis Sibro, Inc. (dba ORBIS), a veteran-owned small business headquartered in Mount Pleasant has been awarded an $18,930,590 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with options for scientific and engineering support to develop instrumentation systems and test facilities for the U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC). Work will be performed at the ATC in …

Trident Health welcomes new physician to Palmetto Adult and Children's Urology UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Samuel Walker Nickles, M.D., has joined the team of physicians at Palmetto Adult and Children's Urology in Summerville. In addition to his role at …

48,539 students in Charleston County public schools

Friday, September 11, 2015 7:25 a.m.

There are 48,539 students in Charleston County Public Schools and 11,684 of those students are enrolled in East Cooper schools. That’s a 2.68 …

9/11 Orchestra Event 2015 UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:01 p.m.

Photos by Jenna-Ley Harrison.

Library architects seek input for new branches

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:24 a.m.

The public has spoken, but we need to hear more. In November, Charleston County Public Library asked residents if they wanted to pay to build new libraries and renovate existing ones. You approved the proposal by nearly 3-to-1, telling us just how important you feel libraries are and that you want more.

Bartusek graduates basic training

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Army Pvt. Joshua M. Bartusek has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

Crime beat

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

An officer was called to the parking lot of North Main Market for a report of a baby alone in a car with the engine running. The officer opened the front door of the vehicle to unlock the rest of the doors and discovered a bag of marijuana, as well as smelled a “strong odor” of marijuana, according to a report. When the father …

Record number of patents emerge from MUSC technologies in FY 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:26 a.m.

Innovations include therapies for brain and spinal cord injuries, cancer and leg ulcers

You can’t stop The Cinco UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:46 p.m.

The Knights couldn’t stop “The Cinco.”

Airman participates in Suicide Awareness month

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:56 p.m.

Sully’s Scoop - Why the special exception for Boone Hall?

Friday, September 11, 2015 9:09 a.m.

Q. We just received a notice from the county that Boone Hall Plantation has requested a special exception to establish a Special Events use as a principal use for the property. They already have many special events there. Along with other uses of the property. As neighbors, we are concerned about what possible impact this would mean. Is this …

Berkeley Co. man shares his story to inspire faith

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Even at church, some people averted their eyes from the man in the wheelchair. His face was dented in an odd way. His speech was slurred.

Lady Gators off to 8-4-1 start

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:39 a.m.

Jay Watterworth said the Goose Creek High School volleyball team has been a bit topsy turvy this season.

Charleston CPA arrested for Failure to File Individual Income Tax Returns

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:02 a.m.

Christopher Marcus Duncan of Mount Pleasant in Charleston County was arrested today by South Carolina Department of Revenue investigators on three counts of Failure to File Individual Income Tax Returns.

Summerville Medical Center in need of spiritual volunteers UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Pastoral Care Department at Trident Health is recruiting applicants for the 2016 class of Stephen Ministry volunteers to begin Tuesday, Oct. 6.

Shamir Palmer family: Dorchester deputies ‘murdered’ him

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:09 p.m.

The family of a Ridgeville man whom Dorchester County deputies shot and killed last month said he was murdered and they are now seeking justice.

Modeling good character

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

At Marrington Elementary School, Character Education is infused throughout the school on many levels. Students are rewarded not only for their …

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

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Wave ends Goose Creek's Lowcountry streak UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:24 p.m.

One lengthy streak came to an end and perhaps another one dawned.

Bomb threat at Timberland High School UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:47 a.m.

Timberland High School has been given the all-clear after a bomb threat about 11:30 a.m. today.

Bishop England outlasts Porter-Gaud, 39-38

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:42 p.m.

The decision to go for the win or play for overtime is easy for Bishop England head coach John Cantey. He’s playing to win, every time.

Coroner appears in court for misconduct charge, released on $5,000 bond

Friday, September 11, 2015 5:09 p.m.

A Magistrate Court judge released Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet on a $5,000 bond Friday afternoon in connection to a misconduct charge. …

Aloha revisited

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Two enchanting events last weekend recaptured memories of a wonderfully lush journey 44 years ago. One was a joyous celebration, the other a TV rerun. …

Ashley Ridge to take on the Wildcat

Friday, September 11, 2015 8:01 a.m.

Ashley Ridge is coming off a solid defensive performance last week, and it’s a good thing too.

High schooler goes to Princeton

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Not too many kids can say they delivered a commencement speech at Princeton University – but Jelani Moore can.

Next week’s happenings at the Faith Sellers Senior Center

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m.: Medicare Enrollment info w/ Angela from TAAA: It’s almost time to compare Medicare plans, and make sure you have the right health and prescription drug coverage for you. Angela Edwards from TAAA will be here to go over all the new information.

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