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Ashley Ridge girls roll past Stratford

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Lady Swamp Foxes shut down Stratford for nearly an entire half Tuesday and then cruised to a 53-17 victory.

Crime beat

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville woman told police she had been corresponding online with a stranger through a nanny website about providing nanny service. She was told she would receive a check for $2,700 and should send a payment of $1,000 to a person in Rhode Island and a payment of $1,450 to a person in Texas, leaving $250 for herself. She did as instructed, …

Rec complex games delayed until fall of 2015

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:49 a.m.

With the Moncks Corner Regional Recreation Complex now more than two years behind its original first pitch completion date of spring 2012, it looks …

‘Bring Your Own Device’ approved for schools

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:42 a.m.

Berkeley County School District has passed a couple of policies that pave the way for students to bring their own electronic devices to school.

Letters to the Editor

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Lowcountry Riffs

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It could have been a complete and unmitigated disaster. It could have even dangerously imperiled the free world as they knew it.

Grahams celebrate 60 years together

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Donald Paul and Marion Jane Graham of Summerville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 18. The couple was married on Dec. 18, 1954 at St. …

Happy Birthday Summerville!

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Christmastide is always special in our town because Summerville has a December birthday. It was 167 years and two days ago that she became an …

Flashback to the colonies

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Students from Joy Derrick’s fourth-grade class recently presented projects on the 13 Colonies. Pictured are Jillian Graziani, Olivia Campeau and …

Swamp Foxes too ferocious for Knights

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge boys were aggressive and played good defense Tuesday as they earned a 72-51 victory over Stratford.

Mom who drove kids into ocean knows she needs help

Thursday, December 18, 2014 8:25 p.m.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach testified during a hearing to determine whether she should be forcibly confined that she recognizes she is mentally ill and wants to do whatever is necessary to get better.

MPRD Spotlight Dec. 17

Thursday, December 18, 2014 2:09 p.m.

The Moultrie News and Mount Pleasant Recreation Department (MPRD) team up each week to feature a local track or cross-country athlete from East …

Pinckney Elementary School Principal’s List and Honor Roll - 1st Quarter 2014-15

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:16 a.m.

•Principal’s List

Holiday inspiration found in card aisle

Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:00 a.m.

I tell this story every year. It's not about me, but it is a way to share a gift that was given to me that I will never forget.

Police Blotter – I was texting

Thursday, December 18, 2014 8:55 a.m.

Police responded to a collision in which a car was rear-ended while sitting at a traffic light. According to the report, the driver of that car saw another vehicle quickly approaching and when it appeared that vehicle was not slowing down, she moved up a little. This wasn’t enough and the oncoming car slammed into her bumper. An officer spoke to …

Fatalities reported in two Berkeley County wrecks

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:02 p.m.

Two traffic accidents have resulted in fatalities Thursday evening, Dec. 18, in Berkeley County, according to media reports.

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car UPDATED

Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:56 a.m.

A 59-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck by a car on St. James Avenue in Goose Creek on Wednesday evening.

Shamrock Shuffle registration opens

Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:44 p.m.

The Summerville Family YMCA has opened registration for the 2015 Shamrock Shuffle.

DCSO investigating Greenhurst shootings UPDATED

Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:08 p.m.

Driving through the Greenhurst neighborhood, one would not immediately see anything that would give rise to suspicion or a feeling of danger. Just …

Legislators pre-file bills

Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Local legislative delegation members have pre-filed a number of bills dealing with issues ranging from term limits to education funding.

Berkeley goes stagnant in second half, falls to Gators 58-48

Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:55 a.m.

There is one tried and true method known to keep a high-powered offense from scoring.

Mount Pleasant Christmas Parade dazzles thousands (w/video)

Thursday, December 18, 2014 9:00 a.m.

More than 100 floats rolled down Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade delighted thousands, followed by the annual tree …

Freeze Your Bills Off at Folly’s Bill Murray look-a-like Polar Plunge

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:37 a.m.

2nd Annual Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Bear Plunge is set for New Year’s Day at 1 p.m.

Origins of the Phillips Community

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:03 a.m.

This African-American community along Highway 41, now squeezed between Rivertowne and Dunes West, was established by freedmen in the 1870s on what …

City Market goes all out for holidays

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:41 a.m.

City Market Preservation Trust is pleased to announce Christmas in the Market set for Dec. 20. Join organizers at the fifth annual Night Market, every Friday and Saturday night, 6:30-10: 30 p.m., where local artists, food vendors and musicians create a festive street fair atmosphere inside the city’s most popular public attraction, voted “No. 1 …

Start-up Episcopal Church formed in Mount Pleasant

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:32 a.m.

In January of last year, Bishop Charles G. vonRosenberg held a meeting with Episcopalians in the Mount Pleasant area who wished to remain with the …

Charleston Animal Society delivering pets Dec. 24 and 25

Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:02 p.m.

Public Encouraged to Pick Out Pets Now Through December 23rd for Free Delivery

Humanist group ‘applauds’ DD2

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:58 p.m.

After threatening legal action over Oakbrook Elementary School’s recent fundraiser, a humanist group is praising Dorchester District Two for agreeing “not to sponsor or endorse churches and religious institutions in the future,” according to a press release from the group.

Kids talk kindness, respect

Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:16 p.m.

Fifth-grade students at Summerville Elementary were recently introduced to a boy named August.

Tribute performances with the CSO Gospel Choir/CSO Spiritual Ensemble Saturday, Jan. 17

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:41 a.m.

1965: A Martin Luther King, Jr., Reflection Tribute Performance featuring the CSO Gospel Choir and CSO Spiritual Ensemble, in collaboration with the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, brings the legendary civil rights leader’s legacy to life through music, imagery and narration Saturday, January 17, 2015 with a 3:00pm matinée and …

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