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Island Gras comes to IOP March 7

Friday, February 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

On Saturday, March 7, from noon to 4 p.m., Island Gras will take over Front Beach on Isle of Palms.

Pets of the Week

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Adelyne is a 3-year-old spayed and microchipped female American Pit Bull Terrier mix. Adelyne is house trained. She sleeps on her pillow and …

Winter ensemble

Friday, February 27, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Summerville High School Cadets competed and won the Carolina Winter Ensembles Association’s Premiere South at West Ashley High School. …

Citadel mascot General has passed away UPDATED

Friday, February 27, 2015 1:39 p.m.

The Citadel has announced the passing of beloved mascot General. According to the school, General “passed away overnight while in the arms of his loving caretaker Mike Groshon. General Thomas Curtis Metsker (General’s full name) served the college faithfully with Boo IX (also a male) at his side from 2003-2013, when they formally …

“Live from Charleston it’s Saturday Night!” UPDATED

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:18 a.m.

Nameless Numberhead Sketch Comedy, written and performed by Henry Riggs and Maari Suorsa

Gravy or sauce?

Friday, February 27, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Real Italian: gravy or sauce?

Digital photo management: what to do with your files?

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:32 a.m.

Coming March 2 at 7 p.m., CunningFox Photo Education presents the First Monday Conversation to address an important issue, and answer the question, “What to do with your files?”

CCSD hires Senate spokesman as Director of Communications

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:48 a.m.

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced the hire of Daniel Patrick Head as the new Director of Communications.

County, former deputy supervisor in dispute over pay

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:20 a.m.

A public battle is shaping up between the county’s new administration and a terminated employee.

First responders honored

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:32 p.m.

Of a select group who choose to serve the public in stressful and dangerous ways, an even smaller group stands out for their willingness to go above …

Crime beat

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

• A Summerville woman reported she had received a check in someone else’s name from a bank with a letter referencing her 2014 tax return. Since she had not yet filed her return, she went to her credit union, which informed her the check was real but advised her to file a police report. Police found that someone else had filed a tax …

Spay Day smashes records

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:58 a.m.

Charleston Animal Society teamed up with Kia Country of Charleston to get pets spayed or neutered on World Spay Day, February 24th – and smashed records in the process. 341 people made appointments for 389 pets. Pet owners could sign-up online or by calling in to Charleston Animal Society’s spay-neuter hotline. This is the most spay …

“What a Little Moonlight Can Do”

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:39 a.m.

It didn’t take much consideration to realize that the location of my wedding proposal would be in North Myrtle Beach. It ended up being near my family’s cottage in the Crescent Beach section of Ocean Drive. My future wife and I laughed when we recounted later that two females walked by holding hands.

GCHS assistant principal resigns; Thompson releases statement

Friday, February 27, 2015 7:25 p.m.

Berkeley County School Superintendent Rodney Thompson released a public statement Friday addressing the recent arrest of a Goose Creek High School assistant principal, Paul Jette Herman.

Whitley sworn in; will represent parts of Goose Creek on council

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County Council welcomed a new council member during Monday’s regular meeting.

Scholarship available to young volunteers

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

For the fourth year running, Pain Specialists of Charleston is proud to support Lowcountry students graduate and pursue their collegiate dreams through its “Giving BACK” Scholarship.

Business After Hours hosted by the Young Professionals Council

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:16 p.m.

Photos by Amy Bevers

College of Nursing ranked 14th in NIH research funding

Friday, February 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

College continues to improve quality of health care and the advancement of nursing research

South Carolina properties receive 2015 AAA Four Diamond Distinction

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:53 a.m.

AAA Carolinas honored 29 hotels and 15 restaurants at the AAA Four Diamond Awards for South Carolina during a ceremony at The Ansonborough Inn in Charleston on Thursday, Feb. 19.

Mercedes-Benz awards Baker Motor Company with prestigious recognition for the eighth time

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:51 a.m.

Tommy Baker, owner and president of Baker Motor Company in Charleston and Mount Pleasant, S.C. and Baker Buick GMC Cadillac in Charleston, S.C., announced today that the company’s Mercedes-Benz dealership has received the prestigious Mercedes-Benz Best of the Best Dealer Recognition Award based on its outstanding performance in 2014. Baker …

Literary Tea Series draws sold-out audience

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:24 a.m.

The Friends of the Summerville Library’s Literary Tea Series drew a sold-out audience of 65 people on Sunday. Judy Watts was the featured …

Settlement agreement reached for federal Engle-Progeny tobacco cases

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:49 a.m.

Motley Rice LLC along with co-counsel Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, and The Wilner Firm, P.A., have reached a $100 million aggregate settlement with Lorillard Tobacco Company, Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, for approximately 400 Engle-progeny tobacco cases pending in the Florida federal district court.

Is it time to tweak state’s alimony laws?

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

By Deborah Swearingen

East Cooper Meals on Wheels – Celebrating 30 years

Friday, February 27, 2015 7:00 a.m.

A Meal to Remember will be the highlight of April in the East Cooper area as East Cooper Meals on Wheels (ECMOW) celebrates their 30th anniversary. …

County approves $8M debt refinancing

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has approved third and final reading for a general obligation bond that could result in a $600,000 interest rate savings.

Wanted

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

Candor new GCHS football coach UPDATED

Friday, February 27, 2015 2:37 p.m.

A former student-athlete of the year at Goose Creek High School is the new leader of the school's football program.

Say cheese!

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:28 a.m.

My best friend said if I smiled for 60 seconds it would be impossible to have a negative thought.

School safety logo contest announced

Friday, February 27, 2015 10:49 a.m.

The United States Attorney’s Office is sponsoring its 12th Annual Project Sentry Logo Contest.

Business After Hours hosted by the Young Professionals Council

Friday, February 27, 2015 7:31 p.m.

Photos by Amy Bevers

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