Charleston County Council announces vacancies on boards, commissions

Friday, August 29, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Charleston County Council announces vacancies on the following boards and commissions: Tax Advisory Committee, Awendaw Consolidated Fire District Advisory Board, Business License/User Fee Appeals Board, Charleston County Forestry Board, Community Development Advisory Board, Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals, Disabilities and Special …

Chamber, Haley ready to celebrate county

Friday, August 29, 2014 7:51 a.m.

The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce will formally celebrate Berkeley County and the companies and individuals who have been a mainstay of its success on …

Man gets attempted murder charge for birthday

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville man was arrested on his 19th birthday for attempted murder, after police say he stabbed another man in the stomach.

Researchers to seek wharf where slaves landed

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:52 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Archeologists in South Carolina will look for remaining evidence of a wharf where tens of thousands of slaves first set foot in the United States.

Senior services center focuses on all dimensions of wellness

Friday, August 29, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Thomasena Stokes-Marshall Senior Services Center located at 840 Von Kolnitz Road, offers a variety of recreational, cultural and creative arts programs, in addition to providing health, wellness, educational and social activities for those 50 and older.

Bethany United Methodist dedicating new worship space

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville community is invited to Bethany United Methodist Church on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 8:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall when the church will dedicate and celebrate its new contemporary worship space.

Skipton remembered in services, processional

Friday, August 29, 2014 7:55 a.m.

Friends, family and the firefighter community remembered Goose Creek firefighter Steve Skipton Sr. on Thursday.

Charleston County adding staff for upcoming election

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is accepting applications to hire full-time, temporary staff, to assist with the preparation of the Nov. 4 General Election.

Police Blotter – Old-timey pranks die hard

Friday, August 29, 2014 7:47 a.m.

A school resource officer responded to the boys bathroom at a local school because a kid thought it would be funny to pull the fire alarm, a report said. The principal pointed the suspected student out and he was questioned by the officer. The police report said the student admitted to pulling the alarm while he was in the bathroom. The police …

‘Comparing apples to oranges’

Friday, August 29, 2014 5:15 a.m.

Dorchester District Two’s ACT scores are somewhat lower this year than last, but the district is not seeing it as a “decline” or a “dip” because officials were expecting a low composite score.

Summerville Soccer Club is a hub of fall activity

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: This is the first of two stories featuring the Summervillle Soccer Club.

Moncks Corner UMC hosts missionary

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:08 p.m.

Moncks Corner United Methodist Church welcomed Rukang Chikomb on Sunday, Aug. 17, a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The …

Former Panama Canal Authority CEO speaking in SC

Friday, August 29, 2014 11:57 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The former chief executive officer of the Panama Canal Authority is scheduled to visit the South Carolina Lowcountry.

‘All God’s Creatures’ opens at Art Central

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Artist Jan Dalton loves animals. They have played a big role in her life since childhood and appear often in her artwork.

GCPD plans citizen academy

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:14 p.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department is planning to hold another Citizen Police Academy in September. It is free to any Goose Creek resident 21 or older. …

Queen for a day

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:01 a.m.

I can claim royal blood for my family. It goes back through British history. Not 400 years maybe – but a tenth of that. And it’s inherited in a …

This week in print: 50 years – a testimony to success

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:00 a.m.

We asked our readers and advertisers what the Moultrie News meant to them. Everyone's answer was different. And here are just a few:

Gala to benefit scleroderma research Sept. 28

Friday, August 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Kitty Trask Holt Fund for Scleroderma Research will be holding a fundraising event Sunday, Sept. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Harborside East, 28 Bridgeside Blvd. in Mount Pleasant.

MCAP fundraiser set for Oct. 18

Friday, August 29, 2014 7:49 a.m.

The Macedonia Community Action Project will hold a dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Oak Grove PH Church Life Worship Center.

Dixie’s Story

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

This is Dixie. She lives with my in-laws. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at lunch time, Dixie was fine, barking from outside, at the ladies visiting my mother-in- …

CSU gets to Point quickly

Friday, August 29, 2014 9:14 a.m.

Charleston Southern made the first night game in school history a memorable one. The Bucs scored touchdowns on their first nine possessions, rolled up 502 yards of offense and pitched a shutout on defense to rout Point, 61-9, at Buccaneer Field on Thursday night.

SJCA Volleyball vs. Faith Christian UPDATED

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Photos by Dan Brown

Enjoy game of golf and help IOP VFW

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:00 a.m.

VFW Post 3137 on the Isle of Palms is having their 15th annual Gene Johnson Golf Tournament at 10 a.m., Sept. 14, at Wild Dunes Harbor course. The cost is $80 per person ($320 per team) with a shotgun format; sign in at 9 a.m., with drinks on the course and a barbecue dinner afterwards at the VFW. Hole sponsorships are for sale and organizers are …

Cooling down on a hot day UPDATED

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:10 p.m.

Summerville Communications Publisher Steve Wagenlander took the Ice Bucket Challenge today.

Green Wave returns to the Cobra Den

Friday, August 29, 2014 9:10 a.m.

The Green Wave football team has a much shorter road trip this week.

Crime Beat

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Family freebies

1.5M from Carolinas traveling this Labor Day

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:55 a.m.

Associated Press

Swamp Foxes travel to James Island

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:01 p.m.

The Swamp Foxes face the Trojans and their wide-open offense Friday.

Spa opens

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:45 a.m.

Differing opinions on new DD2 bell schedule

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:37 a.m.

The stated purpose of a new bell and bus schedule for Dorchester District Two is to “advance academic achievement for all students,” but some …

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