Wanted

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All …

Berkeley’s business community gathers in Goose Creek

The Gazette

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:25 a.m.

The Berkeley County business community sounded off Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, on a long wish list of improvements it hopes will become a reality. …

SCRA awards local companies

Friday, October 24, 2014 4:10 p.m.

SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch program presented big checks to Charleston-area companies Moondog Animation and PharmRight at the recent Silicon Harbor Shindig networking event. The big check ceremony formally honors and congratulates companies on their investment closings. PharmRight received investment approval in May and Moondog in August. …

Green Wave rumbles over Cougars

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:58 p.m.

Despite concerns a rumble would break out, Summerville’s homecoming game against Colleton County went off without a hitch.

Timberland Homecoming a success in 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:24 a.m.

Timberland High School’s Homecoming was highlighted last week by the crowning of 2014 Homecoming Queen Sha’kaisha Broughton.

MPPD offers Halloween safety tips

Friday, October 24, 2014 11:05 a.m.

Oct. 31 is around the corner and the Mount Pleasant Police Department would like to offer the following safety tips for a safe and enjoyable celebration.

Orchestral sensation to play Music Hall

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Truly one of the most extraordinary and remarkable composer-performers of this age, Steven Canyon, a self-taught pianist is without a doubt a musical …

Players named to all-region team

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Region 8-AAAA officials released their girls’ tennis all-region team Wednesday.

Berkeley County’s labor force declines as jobless rate decreases

The Independent

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:22 p.m.

The labor force and number of those employed in Berkeley County decreased from August to September, according to numbers released by S.C. Department …

Social Security announces 1.7 percent benefit increase for 2015

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:18 p.m.

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.

Robotics club

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Woodland High School’s Homecoming Parade was held in Ridgeville this year. One of the entries belonged to the Clay Hill Elementary Robotics Team. The …

Crime beat

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A loss prevention officer at a large retailer on North Main Street reported a white male placed a Dell laptop valued at $450 down his pants and left the store.

Alcoa announces agreement to sell Mt. Holly aluminum smelter

Friday, October 24, 2014 7:09 p.m.

Alcoa has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its ownership stake in the Mt. Holly aluminum smelter in Goose Creek to Century Aluminum Company for $67.5 million in cash, plus an additional potential earn-out.

BP, Laing partner for STEM initiative

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:48 a.m.

BP Cooper River Plant donated $2,000 to Laing Middle School’s Whole-School STEM Initiative. Laing STEM Coach Mel Goodwin explained that this …

Alcoa to sell ownership stake in Mt. Holly smelter

Friday, October 24, 2014 7:07 p.m.

Alcoa has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its ownership stake in the Mt. Holly aluminum smelter in Goose Creek to Century Aluminum Company for $67.5 million in cash, plus an additional potential earn-out.

She said ‘yes’ to her mother’s dress

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:35 p.m.

When Jessica Steiner walked down the aisle in May she had a lot in common with her mother, Dowm Hawley.

Limehouse Produce, Clemson partnership benefits local farms

Friday, October 24, 2014 4:14 p.m.

Limehouse Produce and Clemson University created a partnership three years ago to address the obstacles facing local farms seeking GAP certification.

Learning commerce

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Administrator Jason Ward spoke to the Summerville Oakbrook Breakfast Rotary Club Monday. He presented a program about the county’s …

BMS announces Students of the Month

Friday, October 24, 2014 11:44 a.m.

Berkeley Middle School recently announced its Students of the Month for September.

Goose Creek P.D. seeks robbery suspect

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department needs help locating a suspect in a strong-arm robbery, according to department spokesman John Grainger.

Harley Shop opens in Summerville

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:03 p.m.

Summerville Mayor Bill Collins officially cuts the ribbon for The Harley Shop in Summerville. Located at 1580-E Trolley Road, the new Harley-Davidson …

Behind the Apple - Sarah Stephanoff

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:01 a.m.

When she was a freshman at Furman University, Sarah Stephanoff was undecided on a major.

BCSD school board candidates forum set for Monday UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:31 p.m.

The Berkeley County School District school board candidates' forum will take place Monday, Oct. 27 in the old Nursing Auditorium in the 920 Building at the Trident Technical College main campus on Rivers Avenue.

Young angler reels in big catch off IOP UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 3:17 p.m.

Parker White reeled in a 36-inch, 40-pound spot tail bass Saturday in Gray Bay off of Isle of Palms.

CHD Interiors receives national acclaim

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Interior design firm and local retailer CHD Interiors is receiving global recognition, making it to the finalist round of the highly acclaimed 26th …

Local researcher receives grant from Lupus Foundation

Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus, announced four grants that will allow lupus investigators to continue critical lupus research. Another grant will be used to develop a groundbreaking diagnostic tool for children with lupus-related kidney inflammation, or lupus nephritis. …

Santee Cooper OKs $736m bond sale UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:15 p.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved the sale of $736 million in revenue obligation bonds, with proceeds designated to refinance a portion of the utility’s existing debt.

Secretary of State Hammond issues $1 million fine against professional fundraiser UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:56 p.m.

Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced that his office has issued a fine against professional solicitor Strategic Fundraising Inc. in the amount of $1,054,000 for numerous violations of the South Carolina Solicitation of Charitable Funds Act.

BE volleyball, Wando tennis win playoff openers; Wando golf headed to state UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:55 p.m.

Bishop England volleyball's quest for a 15th consecutive state championship got off to a strong start Wednesday.

Shooting sports offered to interested state schools

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:14 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools.

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