Summerville authorizes sale of Chamber building

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summmerville Town Council passed a second and final reading authorizing the sale of the Chamber of Commerce building during a special meeting held Oct. 20.

Bailey in the running for Mr. Football

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville offensive lineman Zack Bailey is a finalist for the state’s most prestigious high school football accolade.

Pass the okra

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Southerners do make headlines, don’t we? Sometimes we hear some piece of news and immediately know it happened south of the Mason-Dixon Line. We just …

Pinewood Boys win cross country region championship

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Pinewood Cross Country teams competed at the SCISA AAA Region Meet Oct. 15 at The Ponds.

Crime beat

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A deputy responded to Old Fort Fire Department on Hwy 78 in reference to an individual who had come to the station to report a spider bite. The complainant told the deputy that a spider had bitten him on the buttocks so he went to a neighbor’s house to ask for an antibiotic. The complainant said his neighbor did not have any antibiotic, but …

Lady Swamp Foxes complete clean sweep of region

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge volleyball team completed a clean sweep of Region 8-AAAA Oct. 16 with a win over cross-town rival Summerville.

Corps holds meeting on Charleston Harbor deepening

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:17 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is meeting with the public to discuss the half-billion dollar deepening of the Charleston Harbor shipping channel.

Academic Magnet football coach Walpole fired UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:07 a.m.

Academic Magnet head football coach Bud Walpole was fired Monday amidst controversy surrounding a postgame celebration allegedly deemed inappropriate. …

School of Arts presents fall concert

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:24 p.m.

The Charleston County School of the Arts Middle and High School Vocal Department will present their fall concert “Harvest of Harmonies” Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rose Maree Myers Theater for the Performing Arts. The first half will feature a beautiful classical repertoire. For the second half, students will “let loose a little” with pop …

World Day of Prayer set for November

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:31 p.m.

The Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer happens each year in November.

GCPD seeks indecent exposure suspect

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:11 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department is requesting the public’s help in the identification of an indecent exposure suspect, according to GCPD spokesman …

Beidler Forest Boardwalk Completed; Public invited to re-opening

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:05 p.m.

Thirteen months after it started, the reconstruction of the 1.75-mile boardwalk trail at the Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest has finally …

Garrett leads Patriots past Cougars

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:32 p.m.

Senior Kobe Garrett threw a touchdown pass and rushed for a TD during a Patriots’ victory over the Cougars Friday.

Superintendent McGinley speaks on Academic Magnet, Walpole firing

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:37 p.m.

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Dr. Nancy McGinley discussed the firing of Academic Magnet football head coach Bud Walpole for the first time Tuesday afternoon.

McGrew voted Week 7 Tidelands Bank Player of the Week

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:50 p.m.

Isaiah McGrew was voted the Week 7 Tidelands Bank Player of the Week.

Charleston named No. 1 City in US

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:06 p.m.

For the fourth year, the readers of Condé Nast Traveler have voted Charleston the No. 1 U.S. City. Known for rich history, well-preserved architecture, a celebrated restaurant community and mannerly people, the city also ranked No. 2 in the world by Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Battling viruses, both human and computer

By Tim Bullard

Columnist

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:49 p.m.

First there were rumblings and a few news stories with tidbits of news. Then we started paying attention to the Michael Crichton novels and movies …

Man killed in wreck on Old State Road

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:15 a.m.

A Eutawville man has died after the minivan he was riding in struck a logging truck head on, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Local distillery to unleash new spirits

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:28 p.m.

Striped Pig Distillery opened summer 2013 and their first spirits hit retail shelves Oct. 1, 2013. After a year of quenching South Carolina’s thirst for handcrafted, small-batch spirits, they are now teasing the public about what’s coming next.

The grades

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:15 p.m.

Dorchester District 2 >> A

Church to host fundraiser this Saturday

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:14 p.m.

The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, will partner with the Church House of Ministries Worldwide to host a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 25. All proceeds raised by the church will be used to purchase new youth praise dance uniforms.

Gators stave off monumental upset UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Given the state of the two programs heading into the football season, Cane Bay High School seemed a foe completely incapable of ending Goose Creek …

Goose Creek man killed in N. Charleston shooting

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:44 p.m.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified a 33-year-old Goose Creek man killed in a shooting in the 4600 block of Hassell Avenue in North Charleston, according to reports.

County mulls allowing campgrounds on rural property

The Gazette

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:39 a.m.

Berkeley County Council will decide soon whether or not to allow campgrounds outside of commercial areas.

County asks legislature to pony up

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:52 a.m.

After six years Dorchester County Council wants the state legislature to make a decision one way or the other.

Cavs capture Region IV cross country championship

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

St. John’s Connor Thornton blew the competition away.

School board candidates make case for Nov. 4 election

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Independent’s Conversation with the Candidates wrapped up Oct. 15 with the school board District 6 candidates Tommy McPherson and Sally Wofford. …

Saukas captures PepsiCo honor

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:29 p.m.

Terry Saukas has been chosen to receive PepsiCo’s highest Operations performance honor – the Chairman’s Circle of Champions award.

Police Blotter – Where have you been?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:14 a.m.

Police were called to the drive-thru of a fast food restaurant because a couple got into a fight while in their car.

Lady Stags serve up success on Senior Night

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:26 p.m.

In their last home match of the season, the Berkeley Lady Stags tennis team wanted to go out with a bang.

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