Author Luncheon with Aïda Rogers and Josephine Humphreys discussing “State of the Heart Vol. 2”

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:13 a.m.

Attend the author series Thursday, Oct. 22 at noon for Blue Bicycle Books Charleston Author Series luncheon atHalls Chophouse with award-winning authors Aïda Rogers and Josephine Humphreys for the launch of the new book, State of the Heart Vol. 2. Rogers is the editor and Humphreys is one of the distinguished writers that contributed essays …

Candidate forum to be held for north-end residents at Laing Middle School

Staff Report


Friday, October 9, 2015 7:12 a.m.

Laing Middle School Improvement Council, the Moultrie News and residents living in the northern area subdivisions of Mount Pleasant have joined …

Disaster unemployment made available to local residents

Friday, October 9, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley and the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) announced that 16 counties, including Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, are eligible to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) after FEMA approved them for individual assistance.

County Council goes paperless with iPads

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Citing potential legal issues and cost-savings, Berkeley County Council approved purchasing electronic tablets for each council member and the supervisor — a total of $3,683.88.

Taylor Festival Choir opens season with All Hallows’ Eve and All Saints’ Day Concerts

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:16 a.m.

Fifteen years after its humble beginnings in Little Rock, Arkansas, the Taylor Music Group presents its 15th season with a unique weekend of music celebrating the end of the harvest season and venerating prominent saints during All Hallows’ Eve and All Saint’s Day.

Council: Door-to-door salesmen must have permit

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

If you’re soliciting wares door-to-door in Berkeley County, you will now be required to have a license.

Feeding children — not dumpsters

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Everybody eats with their eyes — including children.

Gators open region play with win UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 10:40 p.m.

Goose Creek's aura of invincibility is gone as Region 7-AAAA play begins but the Gators are still the five-time defending region champions. …

Santee Cooper reduces spills to Santee; Santee to crest Saturday

Friday, October 9, 2015 4:15 p.m.

Santee Cooper has reduced its controlled spill at the Santee Dam on Lake Marion to 30,000 cubic feet of water per second as extreme inflows into the …

Butterfly symposium to be held at Sewee visitor Center

Thursday, October 8, 2015 10:36 a.m.

The 2015 Carolina Butterfly Society Symposium will be held on Saturday, October 10 at the Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center of US …

Dorchester Road now closed again after being reopened UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 9:35 a.m.

Dorchester County Emergency Management announced Thursday afternoon Dorchester Road is being closed again after briefly being open to motorists at …

Taking time for tutoring

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

At 12:20 p.m. Fort Dorchester High’s 2,200 students move through the halls, eager to grab lunch and mingle with their friends. Some head to …

Between the Stacks: Check Out the Senior Social Hour

Thursday, October 8, 2015 4:25 a.m.

When I was growing up, it was always easy to meet new people and get to know them. In school and then at college, there was always someone new who might become a friend.

Rivalry game should be a treat

Thursday, October 8, 2015 4:01 p.m.

The Fort Dorchester and Summerville football teams will open Region 8-AAAA play against each other.

A Community “High-Five” For South Carolina

Thursday, October 8, 2015 3:19 p.m.

The South Carolina Aquarium has reopened and is ready to host families for a fun day of adventure and learning. Now through Sunday, Oct. 11, the Aquarium is giving the community a “high-five”; guests will receive $5 off admission when purchasing a ticket at the gate. It’s a chance to enjoy a few hours of much needed family fun …

Rivers graduates Army National Guard combat training

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek High alumni Diamond S. Rivers has graduated from basic combat training for Army National Guard at Fort Jackson, Columbia.

Letter: Where are the letters, Goose Creek?

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor,

7 year-old wins National American Miss

Thursday, October 8, 2015 7:03 a.m.

Saylor Porcaro, daughter of Michael and Michelle Porcaro, is 7 years-old from Mount Pleasant and has won the title of National American Miss (NAM)... …

SCDOR to offer tax relief to those impacted by severe storms and flooding UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 2:06 p.m.

South Carolina taxpayers impacted by the severe storms and flooding that began Oct. 1 may qualify for tax relief from the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR).

Wallace: The power of God’s word

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:03 a.m.

In verse 9, the Psalmist states “the fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever.” Fearing God means to give him reverence. It means to hold him in high esteem. The culture we find ourselves in does not model this idea of revering people or things very well. We are quick to do the opposite. Therefore, I feel we can often struggle in …

Save The Light’s 2nd Annual East Cooper BBQ to benefit the Morris Island Lighthouse

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:54 p.m.

Save The Light’s 2nd Annual East Cooper BBQ is being held to benefit the Morris Island Lighthouse. On Oct. 18. $20 includes BBQ by Dixieland …

Past Wofford loses mean ‘nothing’ as Citadel preps for Terriers UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 6:56 p.m.

The Citadel hasn’t defeated Wofford since 1998. Sixteen games, 16 losses.

Santee River continues to rise; shelter opens Friday for Jamestown residents UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:16 p.m.

Santee River, which flows through Jamestown, is rising with more than half a million gallons added to its flow every second. The river is expected to …

Hasbrouck Named Chief Operating Officer for Trident Medical Center UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 3:53 p.m.

Matthew Hasbrouck has been named Chief Operating Officer for Trident Medical Center. 

CofC baseball looks for versatility in 2016 UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 2:23 p.m.

As fall practice continues for the College of Charleston baseball team, one team quality that first-year head coach Matt Heath has recognized early …

Fishing report: Crappie, bream are biting in Santee Cooper System

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:04 a.m.

The Santee Cooper System has crappie and bream hitting.

A Survivor’s Story: Megan Cavanagh and Menopause the Musical

The Gazette

Thursday, October 8, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Change is good, a nursing newborn with teeth is not –but an estrogen-deprived celebration that’s hilarious?

Residents prepare for more water UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 5:03 p.m.

Under gorgeous blue skies Thursday, kids biked around neighborhoods, teens crowded the skate park and adults walked dogs.

Pregnant woman rescued from flood gives birth UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 1:32 p.m.

On Sunday, Oct. 4 in the midst of the Lowcountry’s historic rainfall, a pregnant woman was rescued from her Summerville home by emergency …

A Survivor’s Story: Megan Cavanagh and Menopause the Musical

The Berkeley Independent

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Change is good unless it’s to celebrate the estrogen-deprived and then it’s hilarious.

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