Street party planned for Carnes Crossroads UPDATED

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The streets of Carnes Crossroads will take on a festive vibe on May 15 when the community hosts its fourth annual Street Party at the Village Green, featuring food trucks, live music, entertainment and activities for residents and visitors of all ages. Hosted by Carnes Crossroads Real Estate, the event takes place from 1-4 pm in the heart of the …

Senior leaders lift Stratford UPDATED

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 3:05 a.m.

Stratford High School took the first step toward locking up at least one home playoff game by knocking off Cane Bay on Monday.

Serving time: New inmate work program collects 30 tons of trash from county roadways

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 1:00 a.m.

Eight pairs of black-and-white striped legs combed a weedy edge of Bushy Park Road on a recent spring day. The men carried orange bags into which …

Stratford 8, Cane Bay 1

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:47 a.m.

Stratford defeated Cane Bay 8-1 on Monday in a Region 7-AAAA baseball game. (Photos Rob Gantt)

Bishop England ruins Wando’s perfect season in PKs UPDATED

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:28 a.m.

DANIEL ISLAND — Bishop England goalkeeper Jake Michel has seen his buddies on Wando shoot countless penalty kicks over the years.

Behind the Apple - Lydia Wallwork

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Lydia Wallwork’s passion for helping people has landed her big opportunities.

Funds for Friends Golf Tournament

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:03 p.m.

On Sunday, April 24, the sixth annual Billy Kopel Memorial Golf Tournament and Music Fest will be held at Patriots Point Golf Links and Sawyer’s on the Boulevard (formerly Buddy Roe’s) in honor of a fellow golfer and local musician who gave so much over the years to others in need.

Behind the mask

Monday, April 18, 2016 7:01 a.m.

The first to be blamed, the last to get credit, they’re the judge of what happens and without them, games wouldn’t go on.

Competitive Sunday concludes 21st Charleston Race Week UPDATED

Monday, April 18, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Certain boats seem to thrive in Charleston’s breezy, tide-wrought conditions, and Sperry Charleston Race Week 2016 provided the perfect …

Information you may need before getting on the water

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:40 p.m.

Janet Brown Jurosko, Berkeley County Auditor, would like to help the residents of Berkeley County with their questions concerning marine equipment.

Knights net tennis victories

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:45 p.m.

Stratford’s boys tennis team netted a pair of victory celebrations last week, edging Berkeley 4-3 on April 12 and Cane Bay 5-2 on April 14.

East Cooper lacrosse teams primed for championship runs

Monday, April 18, 2016 3:14 p.m.

The path to the lacrosse state championship likely runs through East Cooper this season.

Superhero Dance Party for people with special needs slated May 11 UPDATED

Monday, April 18, 2016 10:36 a.m.

In an effort to provide ongoing recreation and social opportunities for community members with disabilities, the Charleston County Park and …

SNAP! Fruit of the Loom more than doubles its distribution center

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:16 p.m.

Fruit of the Loom and local dignitaries opened a new addition with a snap Friday as officials cut the enlarged elastic waistband to commemorate the …

Macedonia Newsline: The Young and Old Have been Busy

For the Independent

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Hood’s Chapel UM Church on Friday, April 8 was very successful. Thanks to everyone that helped with the …

Charleston VA and MUSC partner to provide eye surgeries to Veteran patients

Monday, April 18, 2016 9:29 a.m.

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (VAMC) has partnered with the Medical University of South Carolina to perform outpatient eye surgeries for Veteran patients at MUSC’s Ambulatory Procedure Center in Mount Pleasant. The partnership began as part of Charleston VA’s ongoing strategy to provide comprehensive, timely care of the …

5K Fun Run to benefit organ transplant patients

Monday, April 18, 2016 10:38 a.m.

Charleston Transplant Home will be hosting its premier 5K Fun Run – Hustle for Hospitality – on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at James Island County Park, located at 871 Riverland Drive, Charleston. The event will raise money for the groups’ core mission – assisting with housing accommodations for patients undergoing solid …

Kid’s College and Teen University 2016 Summer Camps open for registration

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:42 p.m.

Trident Technical College Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is accepting registrations for the 2016 Kids’ College (Ages 7-11) and Teen University (Ages 12-17) summer camps. The innovative series at Trident Technical College inspires, educates and engages students, by featuring fun and educational offerings in subject …

Wal-Mart adding free curbside grocery pickup in 4 Charleston-area stores

Monday, April 18, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Mothers with children and other busy people who like having groceries delivered to their trunk without having to leave the car will soon have that option at select Wal-Mart stores in Charleston.

Ben Sawyer Boulevard resurfacing to begin in two weeks

Monday, April 18, 2016 9:43 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has contracted with Banks Construction Company to resurface Ben Sawyer Boulevard, from east of Royall Hardware to the foot of the Ben Sawyer Bridge. The construction will begin within the next two (2) weeks and is projected to take four (4) to six (6) weeks to complete. The Contractor will be …

New book catches waves of surfing memories in South Carolina

Monday, April 18, 2016 10:55 a.m.

When Charleston-based Arcadia Publishing went searching for someone to helm “Surfing In South Carolina,” its just-released 95-page pictorial history book, the company only needed to take a stroll along the beach.

Husband and wife die of gunshots after altercation

Monday, April 18, 2016 1:56 p.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Alice Durr reported Monday that a husband and wife died of gunshots after a verbal altercation Sunday afternoon.

Cane Bay wins on senior night

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:46 p.m.

Cane Bay’s softball team has just one 12th-grader on the squad and her senior night was one to remember last week.

Volunteers sought for Waterfront Park and marsh clean-up

Monday, April 18, 2016 2:46 p.m.

Members of the community can help improve local waterways by volunteering with Belk, sustainable swimwear company Eco Swim by Aqua Green and outdoor apparel company United by Blue on Saturday, April 23 from 9 – 11 a.m. The cleanup will take place at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park to remove litter from the park at the base of the …

DCSO deputy involved in crash UPDATED

Monday, April 18, 2016 4:44 p.m.

A Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been involved in a crash at North Main Street and U.S. 78, the sheriff’s office has …

Community calendar

Monday, April 18, 2016 3:24 p.m.

The Awendaw Farmers and Crafters Market sponsored by Awendaw Chicken Club and Tractor Supply will be held Sunday April 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tractor Supply Parking Lot, 4765 N Hwy. 17, Awendaw.

Mayor Linda Page proclaims Days of Remembrance May 1-8

Monday, April 18, 2016 9:23 a.m.

At yesterday’s Town Council Meeting, Mount Pleasant Town Administrator Eric DeMoura read a Days of Remembrance Proclamation that will be observed May 1-8 to remember the victims of the Holocaust, which was the systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jewry and others by Nazi Germany during World War II.

State of the Town Address garners two international awards

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:29 p.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant State of the Town Address recently won two major Hermes Creative Awards – a platinum award in the Public Relations …

College of Charleston computer science students unveil solutions to business problems

Monday, April 18, 2016 2:04 p.m.

As part of their senior projects this semester, students in the Computer Science Department at the College of Charleston are helping to solve real-world problems for high-tech firms in the region. Eight teams of College of Charleston computer science students have been working with several major Lowcountry companies to address a variety of …

Charleston Jazz Club presents Second Annual Spring Jazz Jam

Monday, April 18, 2016 9:07 a.m.

On Sunday, April 24, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Republic Garden & Lounge located downtown at 462 King St. in the upper King Street area of Charleston’s entertainment district, the 2nd Annual Spring Jazz Jam will showcase some of Charleston’s greatest jazz musicians including a special performance by Charleston’s own …

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