Business kudos and notes

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:33 a.m.

Palmetto Coast, located in Mount Pleasant and serving the entire tri-county area, announced Greg Smith joined their office as a staff member working in property management and bookkeeping.

Season Finale

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:58 p.m.

Charleston County Consolidated 911 leaders recognized for achievements

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:17 a.m.

Director named top in the state and deputy director steps into new role

Colonoscopy: Check.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Sweet reader, today’s column contains TMI about a medical procedure. So if you are squeamish or easily offended, turn the page. I don’t mind, really. …

A colonoscopy to remember

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:22 a.m.

Sweet reader, today’s column contains TMI about a medical procedure. So if you are squeamish or easily offended, turn the page. I don’t mind, really. I have a weak stomach myself.

Lessons on leadership at your local library

Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:08 a.m.

My library branch recently received a new book for our collection, “Good Leaders Ask Great Questions” by John C. Maxwell. It’s the latest in a series of books written by this leadership expert, and it’s a good one.

Delegation breaks bread with business community UPDATED

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:38 p.m.

Members of the Berkeley and Dorchester County business communities heard updates from members of the legislative delegation during a special luncheon …

Tinesha Marie LaPoint Melling

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:29 p.m.

Tinesha Marie LaPoint Melling, 32, wife of Mitchell James Melling, of Summerville, SC passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014 at MUSC in Charleston.

Pilot program asks, ‘Where are your favorite Berkeley Co. places?’

The Gazette

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:15 p.m.

Berkeley County is special. That’s not just the opinion of many who live in the Sportsman’s Paradise, now it’s proven with computer models.

Painted Pumpkins

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:24 p.m.

Each year the staff at The Village at Summerville holds a pumpkin carving contest. These are just a couple of the creative entries. The health …

Eunice Scruggs Chastain

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Eunice Scruggs Chastain, 86, a resident of Hayneville, AL, died Saturday, October 25, 2014. Services were held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at the Hayneville Presbyterian Church, Hayneville, AL. Visitation was held prior to the funeral from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with the service at 11:00 a.m. Burial services followed at the Hayneville Cemetery. …

Charleston Southern University nationally recognized for volunteer service

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:52 p.m.

For the fourth consecutive year, Charleston Southern University has been recognized by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll …

Movember, Mustaches and Men

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:52 p.m.

Trident Health to Hold Free Prostate Cancer Screening & Men’s Health Event

State report card: Berkeley County gets a B

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:23 p.m.

Berkeley County School students in all grade levels continue to surpass the state standards with an 85.6 percent — or a B — according to a state and …

County receives a ‘B’ on school report card

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:37 a.m.

Berkeley County School students in all grade levels continue to surpass the state standards with an 85.6 percent — or a B — according to a state and …

New take on old world beverage

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A new flavor of tea is brewing in Summerville.

Comedian Christopher Titus takes audiences on the rollercoaster ride of life in his new LIVE Tour

Thursday, October 30, 2014 11:07 a.m.

“The Angry Pursuit of Happiness” Coming to Charleston, South Carolina on Nov. 8

Gospel greats come to Ashley River Baptist

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:32 p.m.

Three gospel greats on one stage. The legendary Mark Lowry, joined by dynamic sibling trio The Martins and Grammy winner Jason Crabb, will present an enjoyable evening of spirit-lifting music and laughs on Oct. 31 in Charleston.

Shimakonis voted Week 8 Tidelands Bank Player of the Week

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:12 a.m.

Chase Shimakonis was voted the Week 8 Tidelands Bank Player of the Week.

Bishops volleyball headed back to Lower State UPDATED

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Bishop England volleyball swept Waccamaw Wednesday to advance back to the Class AA Lower State title game.

Book Angels

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Clay Hill Elementary, located in Ridgeville, received boxes of books from the literacy initiative, Book Angels. The intent is for students to take …

BATAAN ARG returns home; Charleston sailors among them

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:19 a.m.

More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines serving in the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BAT ARG) are scheduled to arrive at their homeports in Norfolk, Va. and Virginia Beach, Va. Oct. 31; and Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 28.

IOP Exchange Club promotes child advocacy

Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:05 a.m.

On Sept. 24, the Isle of Palms Exchange Club hosted guest speaker Lala Fogarty, an advocate for the prevention of child abuse and neglect, which is …

Memories of trick-or-treating

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:22 a.m.

As a kid, Halloween kicked off my favorite two months of the year. It began with a night of trick or treating and ended with Christmas Eve, the one night of the year where I gave in to gluttony and could eat whatever, and however much, I wanted.

Accident claims Pineville men

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:04 p.m.

An accident early on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 30 on Highway 17A has claimed the lives of a father and son from Jamestown.

County works on tax deals to lure more jobs

The Independent

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:28 a.m.

Three companies are in active economic development talks with Berkeley County.

Police Blotter – Catfight

Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:46 a.m.

According to a police report, a girl was slapped and punched by another female late at night in the parking lot of a local bar. The victim told police she had been harassed for the last three weeks by the suspect over – wait for it – a man.

Fire prevention

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:26 p.m.

October was designated as Fire Prevention month across the country. To celebrate and learn about fire safety, the students in Ms. Heyward’s first- …

2nd Monday series to present concert by winner of 2013 Guitar Foundation of America Competition

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:22 p.m.

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present classical guitarist Anton Baranov on November 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Recital Hall of the Simons Center of the Arts, 54 Saint Philip St. For this performance, he has prepared a virtuosic collection of music by Legnani, Barrio and others.

Once accepted to the Internet, you have the world at your feet

By Tim Bullard

Special to the Moultrie News

Thursday, October 30, 2014 11:11 a.m.

“Dad! We don’t have any Internet! My Destiny game won’t work on xBox.”

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