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County joins White House initiative in national effort to use data to improve local criminal justice systems

County joins White House initiative in national effort to use data to improve local criminal justice systems
Friday, July 1, 2016 9:50 a.m.

Charleston County’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) has joined the White House’s Data Driven Justice initiative to …

Summerville man’s push for vet bill proves successful

Summerville man’s push for vet bill proves successful
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

One Summerville veteran’s love for motorcycles and support for fellow service members has created a change in the state law books.

Councilman’s Corner: Roads, parks, libraries on Dorchester County’s to-do list

Councilman’s Corner: Roads, parks, libraries on Dorchester County’s to-do list

Dorchester County Councilman

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Non Nobis Domine, non nobis, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. (Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name give glory)

Charleston man charged in auto-ped crash that killed Summerville teens

Charleston man charged in auto-ped crash that killed Summerville teens
Friday, July 1, 2016 10:52 a.m.

Charleston County deputies have arrested a man in connection with an auto-pedestrian crash that resulted in the deaths of two Summerville teens June …

Opinion Shaper: Summerville hotel was an idea that’s worked in the past

Opinion Shaper: Summerville hotel was an idea that’s worked in the past

Opinion Shaper

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

We knew that things were about to be different the day they put up the chain link fence.

DHEC seeks public’s help to track mosquito-borne diseases

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking the public’s help in tracking the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.

Trident Technical College’s Mount Pleasant campus opens Environmental Technology and Science Lab

Trident Technical College’s Mount Pleasant campus opens Environmental Technology and Science Lab
Friday, July 1, 2016 6:35 a.m.

Trident Technical College’s Mount Pleasant campus unveiled its new lab last week, the latest addition to the existing classrooms and offices …

Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue Fish Fry

Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue Fish Fry
Friday, July 1, 2016 2:03 p.m.

The Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue held its annual fish fry last Saturday, raising about $6,000 to $7,000, according to Fire Chief Anthony …

Leaders ignore climate change controversy at summit

Friday, July 1, 2016 9:29 a.m.

Political correctness trumps scientific realities

Family of property owner where dead animals found: Get the sheriff involved

Friday, July 1, 2016 1:04 p.m.

The family of an 84-year-old woman living at the residence where more than 30 dead animals were found June 29 has stated they want the Sheriff’s Office to get involved instead of animal control.

Man says Summerville tennis community needs to catch up

Friday, July 1, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Rob Rosenblum is launching a local grassroots movement aimed at developing more interest in tennis.

Evan Reid Pearson achieves Eagle Scout honor

Evan Reid Pearson achieves Eagle Scout honor
Friday, July 1, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Evan Reid Pearson, 15, a sophomore at Summerville High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 759 in Summerville, achieved Eagle Scout status.

The ‘why’ behind the Y

The ‘why’ behind the Y
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

First, there was the YWCA.

Elks news

Elks news
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Summerville Elks Lodge held its annual Flag Day Ceremony on June 11. Nine members attended and the family of one of the cadets was in attendance …

A bang for bucks

A bang for bucks
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Brightly colored containers have appeared along the roadsides throughout Berkeley and Dorchester counties as entrepreneurs are setting up shop for …

Good-bye, seven-point grading scale

Good-bye, seven-point grading scale
Friday, July 1, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Students are starting the school year with a new grading scale.

Goose Creek municipal judge resigns

Friday, July 1, 2016 1:41 p.m.

A longtime Goose Creek municipal judge has submitted her resignation effective July 1.

Geotechnical exploration start up celebrates two years

Geotechnical exploration start up celebrates two years
Friday, July 1, 2016 6:31 a.m.

Charleston geotechnical exploration start up PalmettoINSITU is celebrating its two-years-in-business mark in this month.

Summerville High NJROTC cadets recognized

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Two Summerville High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets recently joined numerous fellow cadets of the Navy JROTC units throughout the Southeastern United States at the annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) at Patriots Point on the USS Yorktown.

Goose Creek municipal judge resigns

Friday, July 1, 2016 1:42 p.m.

A longtime Goose Creek municipal judge has submitted her resignation effective July 1.

RiverDogs falter early against Augusta

RiverDogs falter early against Augusta
Friday, July 1, 2016 10:11 a.m.

The Augusta GreenJackets took control right from the start, jumping out to a 5-0 lead to hand the Charleston RiverDogs a 7-5 loss in front of 4,006 …

Crime beat

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The manager of a convenience store reported a clerk had stolen $1,255 in scratch-off lottery tickets. Store surveillance showed the clerk taking lottery tickets from the dispenser during an overnight shift, then spending an hour-and-a-half scratching them off, the manager reported. He then rang up the lottery tickets, and then rang up $1,255 in …

Moncks Corner employee of the quarter

Moncks Corner employee of the quarter
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Parker “Cole” Tracy was named Moncks Corner’s employee of the quarter. He was recognized and presented with a plaque at a June …

Celebrate July 4 on the Mount Pleasant Pier with Uncle Sam Jam

Celebrate July 4 on the Mount Pleasant Pier with Uncle Sam Jam
Friday, July 1, 2016 10:25 a.m.

Charleston County Parks invites the Lowcountry to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday at the Mount Pleasant Pier! Known as Uncle Sam Jam, this …

Givhans status looking up

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Things are looking up in getting Givhans Alternative Program ready for the upcoming school year.

Wando’s Glover, IOPRD team up for youth volleyball camp

Wando’s Glover, IOPRD team up for youth volleyball camp
Friday, July 1, 2016 10:25 a.m.

Wando volleyball coach Alexis Glover hosted the 11th annual Isle of Palms Recreation Department volleyball camp this week.

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Coco is a 7-year-old spayed and microchipped female Chihuahua mix. Coco is a beautiful, sweet little girl. She is potty-trained and crate trained …

Cadets attend leadership academy

Cadets attend leadership academy
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Four Summerville High School Navy JROTC Cadets attended the Navy JROTC Area SIX Navy JROTC Leadership Academy held at The Citadel in Charleston the …

Cane Bay 7 on 7 - June 30 UPDATED

Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:33 p.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt

Help animals beat the heat this summer

Help animals beat the heat this summer
Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:51 a.m.

Cody knows how to keep his cool. The 15-year-old pinto horse drinks plenty of water – possibly up to 24 gallons in one day – and hangs …

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