THS, Berkeley volleyball teams make early strides

Sunday, September 14, 9:50 a.m.

Summerville is the New York Yankees of the Lowcountry: Green Wave teams have a knack for winning. Football, basketball, tennis ... and volleyball, too.

Literacy program receives $2,000 grant

Saturday, September 13, 9:25 a.m.

A program exposing children to books before they enter elementary school has received $2,000 from a major retailor.

Cane Bay snake-bites Stags 3-0 on late field goal

Friday, September 12, 10:47 p.m.

In a game where the majority of the highlights came from Mother Nature, Cane Bay kicker Phillip Jackson’s 34-yard boot with 10 seconds remaining on the clock proved the difference as the Cobras...

Unvaccinated 7th graders will not be allowed in public school

Friday, September 12, 1:44 p.m.

Berkeley County School District is taking vaccines seriously.

Stags second, Stratford sweeps in cross-country meet

Thursday, September 11, 12:58 p.m.

The Berkeley Stags finished second and the Stratford Knights swept to easily win a 9-team cross country meet hosted by Berkeley at Old Santee Canal Park on Wednesday, Sept. 10.

Lady Wolves stumble through rough week

Tuesday, September 9, 12:16 p.m.

The Timberland Lady Wolves are glad the first week of September is over.

Wolves blank Trojans 42-0

Monday, September 8, 7:29 a.m.

The fourth-ranked Timberland Wolves came as advertised, continuing to prove they are a force to be reckoned with in the Lowcountry, improving to 2-0 with a 42-0 whitewashing of Cross. Ranked fourth...

Lady Stags net 5-2 win over Manning

Saturday, September 6, 11:40 p.m.

The Berkeley Lady Stags tennis team took one on the chin this week, a 6-0 whitewashing against Class AAAA powerhouse Wando, but rebounded nicely with a 5-2 win over Manning on Sept. 4.

Berkeley Middle welcomes fresh faces

Friday, September 12, 1:06 p.m.

Berkeley Middle School opened with fresh faces at the start of the new school year.

Free computer classes continue at Tech

Saturday, September 6, 7:17 a.m.

The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is

Macedonia Middle School welcomes new staff

Wednesday, August 27, 10:26 a.m.

Recently I wrote about MMS having a new principal and two new guidance counselors.

State announces ‘Read to Succeed’ office

Wednesday, August 27, 10:22 a.m.

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais announced this week that a “Read to Succeed” office has been created at the State Department of Education, in compliance with the recently passed...

McGill meets with local leaders

Saturday, September 13, 9:23 a.m.

 South Carolina Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill met in Jamestown recently with local leaders.

Harristown Full Gospel Holiness Church revival, homecoming set

Sunday, September 14, 9:51 a.m.

The Harristown Full Gospel Holiness Church at 2217 Harristown Road in St Stephen will be hosting the annual Homecoming Revival Sept. 22.

Mystery Plant on the spooky side

Wednesday, September 10, 12:40 p.m.

It’s a long time until Halloween, but here’s a spooky little plant.

American Heritage Girls plan September events

Monday, September 8, 7:30 a.m.

The American Heritage Girls at Victory Baptist Church are hosting an Operation Christmas Child Countdown on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church.

Guest Column

The friendly skies?

Wednesday, September 10, 7:36 a.m.

Remember when it was fun to fly the friendly skies? Back when flight attendants were called stewardesses, traveling by airplane was special. Meals were served and the cabin crew was glad to see you.

Guest Column

Fanfare for the Common Man: I am Batman (Superman too)

Wednesday, September 10, 7:36 a.m.

I found two cool shirts on the clearance rack at Wal-Mart.


Why government fails – and what we can do about it

Wednesday, August 27, 12:10 p.m.

As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails — and that we need to address this.

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