Charleston ASAC award scholarships

Friday, July 11, 2014 10:23 a.m.

On June 23, the Charleston Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas (ASAC) held their annual awards banquet. The chapter awarded scholarships to three college students: Allyson Austin, Robert Ferira and Jasmine Price.

Driving school awards 4 scholarships

Friday, July 11, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Cruise Control Driving School Inc. of Summerville has awarded a total of $2,000 in academic scholarships – $500 each to four graduates from …

MWV to fund planning positions

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:01 p.m.

The 38,000-acre East Edisto development is so complex that MeadWestvaco will be funding three new positions in the county planning office to review its plans.

Crime beat

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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Parent education series

Friday, July 11, 2014 9:47 a.m.

Dorchester District Two and the Greater Summerville/Dorchester Chamber of Commerce are hosting a parent education series this summer to provide information on the current academic curriculum in English language arts and math.

Teen client accused of vandalism at Palmetto Behavioral

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:01 p.m.

A teen patient at Palmetto Behavioral Health is accused of vandalizing an employee’s car because she was upset after their appointment.

Parks Field still alive in Dixie Youth Minors tournament

Friday, July 11, 2014 10:01 a.m.

After three days of play, one Summerville team remained alive in the 2014 South Carolina Dixie Youth Minors District 7 All-stars Tournament.

Fatality rate on S.C. rural roads highest in nation

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:09 p.m.

America’s rural heartland is home to nearly 50 million people, and its natural resources provide the energy, food and fiber that support the nation’s economy and way of life. But, a new report finds that the nation’s rural transportation system, which is critical to the nation’s booming agriculture, energy and tourism sectors, is in need of …

DeMolay chapter installs officers

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Sean Lam of Summerville, SC has been installed as Master Councilor of Summerville DeMolay Chapter.

Ellington Football Camp

Friday, July 11, 2014 1:20 p.m.

Over 600 kids attended the Ellington Football Camp at Berkeley High School on Friday. (Photos Dan Brown)

Nonprofits register for CreateAthon 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014 11:03 a.m.

Trio Solutions (TRIO), a Mount Pleasant-based marketing communications agency, invites Lowcountry-area nonprofits to apply for the 8th annual …

Student first in SC to earn title of Microsoft specialist expert

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:14 a.m.

Stratford High rising senior Tara Watkins is the first high school student in South Carolina to become a Microsoft Office specialist master and …


Friday, July 11, 2014 11:01 a.m.

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


Friday, July 11, 2014 9:14 a.m.

‘Swamp Safari’ returning to Cypress Gardens

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:02 a.m.

It’s time to pull out your safari hat for Cypress Gardens’ annual Swamp Safari.

Governor makes Berkeley County visit

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:04 a.m.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley made a stop in Berkeley County Thursday.

Police Blotter - YIELD

Friday, July 11, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Police were called to a roundabout where a man was yelling at motorists and acting as if he was going to jump out in front of their cars, a report said.

A peek inside Bricco Bracco Cucina

By Bill Farley

Special to the Moultrie News

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:05 p.m.

In the hospitality industry, a “soft opening” doesn’t refer to an overture, a Peyton Manning safety-valve pass route or a three-minute egg.

Carolina Financial now listed on NASDAQ

Friday, July 11, 2014 10:11 a.m.

Carolina Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CARO), the parent company of CresCom Bank, announced that its public stock has transitioned from the OTCQB marketplace to the NASDAQ Capital Market as of July 1.

How to prepare your kids for storm season

Friday, July 11, 2014 11:58 a.m.

Summer is in full swing! I hope each of you is finding a way to enjoy, and not stress, the demands and fun of summer. (Yes, fun can be stressful.) I have had multiple questions about “trying” to enjoy kids on summer vacation and “trying” to enjoy family coming into town. In addition, newcomers to the area are asking about storm preparations as …

To resist change is to resist growth

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:13 a.m.

A pastor once shared with a group of us the difficulty he was having getting his church to implement some much-needed changes. Many church members did not believe in doing anything different from the way it was always done.

A remarkable reunion

Friday, July 11, 2014 10:00 a.m.

“I’m at the airport with six kids, 12 pieces of luggage and eight carry-ons! Want to change places?”

Annual Swamp Safari returns to Cypress Gardens

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:11 a.m.

It’s time to pull out your safari hat for Cypress Gardens’ annual Swamp Safari.

Gaskins earns Merit List spot

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2014 spring semester have earned inclusion on the Dean’s List and the Merit List.

Local DAR Members help at Carolina Day

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Members of the Susannah Smith Elliott Chapter in Summerville of the Daughters of the American Revolution helped out with Carolina Day activities. …

Summerville teams square off in Dixie Majors tournament

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It took three extra innings, but the Parks Field American All-stars defeated the Carolina League All-stars 9-5 Wednesday.

Bus ridership on No. 40 route rises by 2,409 passengers

By William J. Hamilton, III

Transportation advocate

Friday, July 11, 2014 7:45 a.m.

Public transit bus ridership east of the Cooper continued to increase in May 2014 according to data released by CARTA at its June board meeting.

MUSC announces online nursing program

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:12 a.m.

The Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing has announced that it will begin to offer an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing (RN to BSN) degree program beginning this fall.

On Vacation - Ireland (West Cork) UPDATED

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:54 p.m.

New hotel to be built downtown

Thursday, July 10, 2014 6:28 a.m.

A new $30 million economic development project will bring a hotel, conference center and condos to downtown Summerville.

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