Southern Fried young entrepreneurs headed to NYC to work their magic

Saturday, October 10, 2015 6:29 a.m.

Two lowcountry young entrepreneurs get their chance to pitch their business plans in a Shark Tank like setting competing for the grand prize of $35, …

Charleston Artist Richard “Duke” Hagerty Debuts American Surrealist

Saturday, October 10, 2015 6:34 a.m.

On Oct. 1 Evening Post Books released American Surrealist: The Art of Richard Hagerty, a full-color publication highlighting the 40-year career of …

Patriots earn third straight victory over Green Wave UPDATED

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:58 a.m.

It seems the curse has indeed been broken.

Berkeley Co. students outperform peers on ‘real world’ assessment

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Education announced the results of each district’s WorkKeys assessments. Berkeley County School District students received more National Career Readiness Certificates than other students in the state and across the country.

Summerville dojo brings home the cup

Friday, October 9, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Ray Smith’s Taekwondo once again brought home the Governor’s Cup trophy.

Terrific kids

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

Students who exhibited model behavior were recognized by their peers and teachers for the month of September as SHINE Terrific Kids at Beech Hill …

Jamestown Loop: BBQ Cook-Off in Pineville

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

The Junior Vestry of Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church family cordially invites all to the Taste of Pineville Festival BBQ Cook-Off on Oct. 24. The cook-off will begin at noon at Redeemer, 2173 Highway 45, Pineville. The church will provide the pork.

Player of the Week contest offers weekly prize for voters UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 2:12 p.m.

Jon Olson voted in the Tidelands Bank Player of the Week contest and was one of the randomly selected voters to receive a gift card to Juantia …


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

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

Chamber’s candidate forum set for Tuesday UPDATED

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

Two competing candidate forums this month could draw different candidates to each.

Sifting through the scraps: Residents recover from destructive flooding

Friday, October 9, 2015 5:01 a.m.

The sun shone brightly across the Lowcountry for the first time in days Tuesday, but the somber scene inside flooded homes cast a deep shadow on …

Santee Cooper reduces spills to Santee; Santee to crest Saturday

Friday, October 9, 2015 4:14 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 …

SCDOT contractors to pick up debris in Dorchester County

Friday, October 9, 2015 3:18 p.m.

Dorchester County is contracting with the S.C. Department of Transportation to pick up the tons of debris expected from flood damage.

Bishops top Whale Branch in region opener

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:30 p.m.

In a league where only conference wins determine a season’s success, the Bishop England Battling Bishops are undefeated.

Disaster unemployment made available to local residents UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:20 a.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley and the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) announced that 19 counties, including Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester and Colleton counties, are eligible to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) after FEMA approved them for individual assistance.

Crave’s Mac Daddy food truck to provide lunch for local first responders

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:19 a.m.

The Mac Daddy Presented by Crave Kitchen & Cocktails will be serving lunch and raising money for first responders’ charity of choice on Friday, October 9. Crave’s Mac Daddy Food Truck will be outside of St. Andrews Public Service District providing free lunch to local first responders to express gratitude for their tremendous …

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.

Santee River continues to rise; Cooper River shouldn’t be affected

Friday, October 9, 2015 10:26 a.m.

Santee River, which flows through Jamestown in the upper part of the county, is rising with more than half a million gallons added to its flow every …

DD2 kids go back to school Monday UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 4:42 p.m.

Dorchester District Two students are going back to school on Monday – but students from Givhans Alternative Program will report to Summerville …

Flood victim resources and volunteering information

Friday, October 9, 2015 1:56 p.m.

Please find below a listing of some of the resources available to flood victims as well as information about donations and volunteering.

Police seek jewelery theft suspect

Friday, October 9, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Summerville Police are looking for a man they say stole $65,000 worth of jewelry Monday night.

Swamp Foxes face Cougars in a short week

Friday, October 9, 2015 8:01 a.m.

This week the Ashley Ridge football team is hoping to pick up where it left off before heavy rains and flooding impacted life in the Lowcountry.

Supporting pediatric patients

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

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, DuBose Middle School held a toy/game drive for pediatric patients at MUSC. Kaci Bassett’s …

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


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

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

Tornadoes in history

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Given the surprise tornado that hit John’s Island last week, I thought it might be interesting to look back at some of the other twisters that …

Pets of the Week

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

Lara is a 4-month-old spayed and microchipped female Domestic Shorthair Torti. This is what her foster mother says about her: “She was so tiny …

No Hunting Order Issued UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:19 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resourses (DNR) declared a temporary hunting closure for four days in multiple counties including portions of Berkeley County.

Crime beat

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

A Summerville woman reported she sent $3,370 via Western Union to someone who claimed he would fix a virus on her computer.

Pearls of Wisdom Tea Oct. 25

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:49 a.m.

She has spoken to members of the US State department, touring groups and students of antiques all over the world. She regularly appears on television programs regarding history, silver and antiques. And now you too can spend an afternoon with silver and antique expert Dawn Corley also known as The Charleston Silver Lady. This is a hands-on lecture …

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 …

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