Rotary celebrates Literacy Day

Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Isabel McCrary, a fourth-grader at James B. Edwards School of Global Leadership in Mount Pleasant, celebrates International Literacy Day with a good …

Charleston Jazz Orchestra season six swings on

Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Charleston Jazz Orchestra's annual popular staple, Latin Night, is next up in the fourth show of the ensemble's sixth season.

Police Blotter Ė Might have some enemies

Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:06 p.m.

A high school kid told the school resource officer that someone posted an ad on Craigís List about him asking people to text him to talk about his truck. His said he has received several messages from people interested in talking to him and explained to all of the people that he did not post the ad.

New director of studies to open C of C piano series

Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:46 a.m.

Israeli pianist Ran Dank, who studied at the Juilliard School with Emanuel Ax and Joseph Kalichstein, assumes the role of director of piano studies at the College of Charleston Department of Music and opens the 2014-15 Season of International Piano series on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sottile Theatre, 44 George St.

Victory Baptist Homecoming set for Sept. 28

Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:54 a.m.

Victory Baptist Church will present Homecoming on Sept. 28, as church members celebrate 39 years.

Louie’s Kids, Cinebarre to show acclaimed documentary

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 p.m.

In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in September, Louie's Kids and Cinebarre Mount Pleasant will team up for a one-night-only showing of the critically acclaimed documentary “Fed Up.” The evening features a distinguished panel of South Carolina health advocates who will be leading a discussion on the film and …

Metro Chamber announces Cyber-Security Conference

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Cyber threats are constantly changing, challenging businesses to avoid falling prey to attack. With the advances in technology, businesses have to do more to ensure that they are protecting their customer's information.

Communication seminar comes to Charleston

Thursday, September 18, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Communication – an easy word to say, a hard word to master. Often, people are not shown the proper way to communicate and as they grow, they piece together a method that has gaping holes. That's the bad news. What's the good news? The communication skills training seminar, offered on Sullivan's Island for adults 18 and older, gives you the …

18 CCSD students named National Merit semifinalists

Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is pleased to announce that 18 CCSD high school seniors have been chosen as semifinalists for the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Expo highlights special needs programs

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Physical fitness should be a part of life for everyone, and the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) wants to help residents make that a goal. That is why CCPRC is launching the Adaptive Recreation Expo from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at James Island County Park.

Gators defense faces tough test at Fort UPDATED

Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:22 p.m.

Goose Creek High School defensive coordinator Chris Candor has acknowledged the Gators probably aren’t as talented as they have been on his …

Third bell schedule meeting set for Sept. 23

Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:10 a.m.

The third community meeting on the proposed new bell schedule for Dorchester District Two will be held Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Oakbrook Middle …

Agency resumes mailing Social Security statements

Thursday, September 18, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Carolyn W. Colvin, acting commissioner of Social Security, announced the agency will resume the periodic mailing of Social Security statements – once every five years for most workers – while encouraging everyone to create a secure my Social Security account to immediately access their statement online, anytime.

Council approves A-Tax recommendations UPDATED

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:45 p.m.

Dorchester County Council unanimously approved recommendations for disbursement of Accommodations Tax funds during Monday nightís meeting.

Cavs washed out 55-28 in deluge

Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:28 a.m.

Just when football fans didnít think it could rain any harder than it did last Friday night, Sept. 12, it did.

Swamp Foxes hand Wildcats their first loss

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:02 p.m.

Ashley Ridge rallied from a 14-0 deficit Friday to defeat West Ashley and improve to 4-0 on the season.

Moncks Corner native recognized for charity work

Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:05 a.m.

A Berkeley County native and Florida high school principal was recognized for his schoolís fundraising work at a national event this spring honoring …

County Council assigns funds for promotion of Reservoir, other Blueways UPDATED

The Gazette

Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:03 a.m.

Goose Creek Reservoir could see more paddlers with an additional 10,000 brochures approved for purchase promoting Berkeley County Blueways.

Patriots top Knights to end series skid

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Fort Dorchester earned a 21-7 victory over Stratford Friday to end a three-year losing skid in the series.

Trident Cancer Center Completes $6 Million Expansion UPDATED

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:50 a.m.

On Thursday Sept. 18 at 4:30 p.m., Trident Cancer Center will hold a ribbon cutting for its new expansion. Trident Cancer Center staff and physicians, …

I havenít owned a normal dog yet

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Iíve never had a sock-eating Great Dane, but Iíve owned some goofy dogs.

Countyís only remaining one-room schoolhouse takes funding fight to Columbia UPDATED

The Independent

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:10 a.m.

Just ten minutes outside Moncks Corner, a small wooden building sits along a quiet country road. It doesnít sit alone, but nestled among neighboring …

Stratford vs. Hanahan UPDATED

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Hanahan defeated Stratford 3-0 on Tuesday at SHS. (Photos Rob Gantt)

Conversation with the Candidates series features District 4 candidates

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:06 a.m.

The two candidates vying for Berkeley County school boardís District 4 seat will discuss issues with voters Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Crime beat

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Not borrowed

Cross Country - Sept. 9

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:29 a.m.

Berkeley High School hosted a cross country meet on Sept. 9. (Photos by Dan Brown).

Police Blotter - ‘We’re closed’ means we are closed

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Police were called in reference to a family disturbance. When they got to the scene the suspect and the victim had already left but their niece was there.

You really can’t make this stuff up

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7:00 a.m.

The blessing of being a writer/columnist is having a forum to share thoughts about what is going on all around us and trying to put it in some sort …

Hope out of a storm – 25 years of serving East Cooper

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

At church last week, my friend Roy, who drag races, told me he runs one-eighth of a mile in six seconds. He said that when he finishes a race, it would take 20 minutes to explain everything that went on in those six seconds.

Southern Season celebrates anniversary

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Southern Season, the South's largest specialty gourmet food store, kicks off its one-year anniversary celebration on Friday, Sept. 5 and hosts specials and events through Sunday, Oct. 12. Welcoming locals and visitors alike into the store, the cooking school and Southerly Restaurant and Patio, these festivities will give visitors a taste of …

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