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Drivin’ and Chooglin #7

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:38 a.m.

I suppose if I wanted to introduce the boys to reggae, the easiest choice would be Bob Marley’s “Legend.” The problem, though, is that my loathing of that album is nearing epic proportions. I’ve found few are genuinely interested in the nuances of rant, so I’ll keep it brief.

Charleston ranked top city by Travel + Leisure UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:29 p.m.

Third Consecutive Award for the Charming Coastal Destination

Signal Point Road Recycling Dropsite reopens as convenience center

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:12 a.m.

Expanded site will now accept household hazardous waste

Easton Corbin at Boone Hall UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:08 p.m.

Despite thunderstorms rolling in just before the main act at Boone Hall last Thursday, the show went on. Easton Corbin played to a sold out crowd.

Palmetto Goodwill to host Hire Me! hiring event for Dollar General

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:19 p.m.

Hiring managers will be conducting interviews Wednesday, July 8th• Registration is required.

MODE to hold grand opening

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:05 a.m.

MODE has announced the opening of its newest location in Mount Pleasant.

Plane crash in Moncks Corner involves Air Force jet UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:22 p.m.

The Lowcountry again made national headlines this week after a plane crash in Berkeley County.

Hanahan vs. Parks Field in Dixie Youth Majors Tournament

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:56 a.m.

The Dixie Youth District 7 all-star tournament is being held in Moncks Corner this week. (Photos by Dan Brown)

Former Gators coach Dobbels has new challenge

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The former coach who built Goose Creek High School into a championship-level basketball program has a new gig on the sideline at Ashley Ridge High …

Cougars announce loaded men’s soccer slate

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 3:46 p.m.

College of Charleston Head Coach Ralph Lundy has announced the 2015 men’s soccer schedule highlighted by seven home games, four dates with …

Eyewitness account: ‘Three fuel tanks almost hit me’ UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:32 p.m.

Local charter Capt. Joe Dennis was enjoying a leisurely Tuesday morning fishing along the Cooper River when he had to dodge a couple jettisoned fuel …

Fighter jet, private plane collide over Moncks Corner

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:43 a.m.

An F-16 military jet and a Cessna 150C private airplane collided in the skies over Moncks Corner on Tuesday morning, July 7, according to the Federal …

County’s newest elementary school opens its doors

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Hundreds of little Explorers will fill a new elementary school this upcoming fall semester.

Boaters assist sailor in stormy weather

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:48 a.m.

On June 30, several boaters came to the aid of a capsized sailor. In a sudden squall during incoming weather, the sailor capsized after launching his …

Budget amendment would fund SRO program

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:31 p.m.

Dorchester County is considering amending its newly-adopted 2015-16 budget to fund an area of ample debate and discussion in recent months: school …

10 Felony Berkeley County fugitives arrested in two-week task force effort

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:24 a.m.

Sheriff Duane Lewis announced the arrest of 10 felony Berkeley County fugitives from the time period of June 9th through June 26th. All of the arrest warrants originated with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and were made by the local U.S. Marshals Service’s Fugitive Task Force consisting of law enforcement officers from the …

Juvenile detained in Summerville man’s death UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:02 a.m.

Sheriff’s investigators have arrested a juvenile in connection with the death of a Summerville man shot in the head last week.

Law enforcement nabs 10 felony fugitives

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshals and other agencies have captured 10 felony fugitives from June 9 to June 26 in Berkeley County, …

Miniature Portrait Painting Program at the Powder Magazine

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:56 a.m.

David and Renee Gillespie will be offering a demonstration of one of the earliest South Carolina art forms: miniature portrait painting. This program, …

Charleston church shooting suspect faces 3 additional indictments UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:06 p.m.

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Girl Scouts community opportunities offered

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:50 p.m.

Meetings are 6:30-8 p.m. every other Thursday in July starting July 2 at the North Charleston Service Center 7951 Dorchester Road.

Award winning cast performs Legallly Blonde Jr.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:51 a.m.

Musical Theater Center’s Legally Blonde Jr. will perform 18-19 July at Footlight Players Theatre, starring winners of elite youth theatre honors.

Police Blotter - Five heads

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:48 p.m.

A girl called police to report that she was being harassed by two different people and she thinks it is coming from a third party she had a disagreement with last month. The text messages talk about messing her up and getting slaughtered. One said “have fu sleeping tonight. Cute mug shot it really brings our your five heads haha.”

Montalbano graduates Virginia Tech

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:46 a.m.

BLACKSBURG, Va.– Virgina Tech held its spring commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium.

Parks Field, Pepper Hill open tournament with wins UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:26 p.m.

Landslide victories were the theme for the opening day of the South Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball AAA District 7 All-star Tournament.

Goose Creek woman killed in roadway

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:58 p.m.

A Goose Creek woman was struck and killed on 17-A near Farmington Road in Summerville.

Moncks Corner vs. Park Circle in Dixie Majors Tournament

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:23 a.m.

Photos by Dan Brown

Business Kudos

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:04 a.m.

MODE has announced the opening of its newest location in Mount Pleasant.

Week-long celebration of city’s craft beer scene promises unique events, unique community

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:32 p.m.

The third annual Charleston Beer Week will be held from September 13th through September 19th at venues throughout the greater Charleston area.

Charleston Screening - Story of America Documentary in Progress July 7

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:26 a.m.

Filmmakers Annabel Park and Eric Byler will hold a community discussion and screening of the documentary-in-progress, Story of America: The Third Reconstruction on Tuesday, July 7 at 7 p.m. at the Circular Congregational Church, at 150 Meeting St, Charleston, South Carolina 29401. This is a free event although donations will be accepted.*

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