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Dubose teacher participates in Science P.L.U.S. Institute

Dubose teacher participates in Science P.L.U.S. Institute
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

GREENVILLE – Roper Mountain Science Center, a facility of Greenville County Schools, is pleased to announce that Alene Wilkins, who teaches at …

Treasurer Curtis Loftis’ Unclaimed Property Program joins MissingMoney.com

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:26 a.m.

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. announced that citizens can now search for unclaimed property on the State Treasurer’s website, treasurer.sc.gov, and on MissingMoney.com, a national database that includes unclaimed property being held by 42 states and provinces.

Smith Says: Perspective – not fear of frogs – changes over time

Smith Says: Perspective – not fear of frogs – changes over time

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It’s funny how your perspective on life changes as you get older. When I was 25, I never imagined that…

Patriots Point & Moondog Animation create virtual reality space voyage

Patriots Point & Moondog Animation create virtual reality space voyage
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:56 p.m.

Onboard the USS Yorktown, there’s a new, simple way to get kids excited about the possibilities of space exploration: Take them there.

Round 1 begins for Robinson

Round 1 begins for Robinson
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Randy Robinson said if he was afraid of a challenge, he wouldn’t have pursued a career in coaching high school football.

Thousands of county property owners to receive $674 from class action settlement

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:57 a.m.

Thousands of Berkeley County property owners will receive refunds of transportation impact fees that were paid to the county, but not spent on infrastructure improvements.

Former county baseball star lands in USC hall

Former county baseball star lands in USC hall
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:56 a.m.

A Stratford High School baseball legend is now a hall-of-famer at the college he starred for, too.

Crime beat

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:39 a.m.

An officer with a police department in North Carolina contacted local deputies about a juvenile at a hospital in his jurisdiction who told him she did not wish to return to her Ladson-area home because her mother and stepfather abuse her and the man also uses heroin, according to a report. Law enforcement planned to contact DSS about the issue and …

4 of 5 school board races contested for Nov. 8 election

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Of the five seats facing reelection for Berkeley County school board, two freshman incumbents will try to retain their seats in a challenged race. The three other, more seasoned incumbents will not run for reelection.

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

More Berkeley County residents found jobs — including the hundreds who joined the workforce — in July, leading to a sharp 0.4 percent …

Hood: Construction on new Dollar General store underway

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:34 a.m.

Construction is coming along with the Dollar General Store being built on Highway 17-A by the fire department. I was told it is expected to open in September.

Second Chance Thrift Shop in Pinopolis opens, donations accepted

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:33 a.m.

Tommy and Robin Dantzler are celebrating the opening of a new business and the residents of Berkeley County are pleased to see their county resources continue to grow.

Chargers counting on explosive offense UPDATED

Chargers counting on explosive offense
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:50 a.m.

Northwood Academy football coach Philip Keefe and the Chargers enter a new season with the same expectation as everyone else: to compete for a state …

Northwoods Mall barring unaccompanied minors during some hours

Northwoods Mall barring unaccompanied minors during some hours

For the Independent

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:29 a.m.

One of the region’s largest shopping malls is cracking down on unattended teenagers and other minors.

Retired police chief’s son killed in bicycle crash

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:06 p.m.

The son of retired Summerville police chief Bruce Owens was identified as the victim struck and killed while riding a bicycle in North Charleston over the weekend.

Open house on town green infrastructure set for Aug. 25

Open house on town green infrastructure set for Aug. 25
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:06 p.m.

Summerville is looking for more public suggestions with its ongoing planning for green infrastructure.

Angel Baby Gowns Charleston receives donation from local AT&T Pioneers

Angel Baby Gowns Charleston receives donation from local AT&T Pioneers
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:40 a.m.

Angel Baby Gowns of Charleston received a donation from local AT&T Pioneers to help provide bereavement gowns to families experiencing the grief …

Education briefs: 31,777 students at county public schools UPDATED

Education briefs: 31,777 students at county public schools
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:31 a.m.

Berkeley County public school students returned to school Aug. 15. By the fourth day of school, the district announced it has 31,777 kindergarten …

Red Cross sounds alarm: Financial donations urgently needed to aid Louisiana

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:43 a.m.

Relief effort could cost at least $30 million; 3,000 still in shelters

Patriots take to the air against Sandy Creek

Patriots take to the air against Sandy Creek
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:46 p.m.

Fort Dorchester aired it out against one of the top high school teams in Georgia.

Cavaliers snap losing skid

Cavaliers snap losing skid
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:31 a.m.

St. John’s Christian Academy traveled to Beaufort Academy Friday night for the season opener for both teams.

Third Thursday - Aug. 18 UPDATED

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:28 a.m.

Photos by Nick Cokins

Local Red Cross helps shelter, feed more than 10,000 in Louisiana

Local Red Cross helps shelter, feed more than 10,000 in  Louisiana
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The flooding in Louisiana has been called by some the worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy and American Red Cross disaster volunteers are …

Marjorie Bailey named CCSD School Nurse of the Year

Marjorie Bailey named CCSD School Nurse of the Year
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:29 a.m.

Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced Marjorie Bailey as its 2016-2017 School Nurse of the Year. Bailey is the school nurse at Moultrie …

Miracle twins: Foals born to Ridgeville farm defy the odds

Miracle twins: Foals born to Ridgeville farm defy the odds
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:15 a.m.

While his owner fed carrots to his mom Bunny, a 16-year-old chocolate brown Trakehner, on Monday afternoon, Finale bounded across his square pen, …

Week 0 East Cooper stat leaders UPDATED

Week 0 East Cooper stat leaders
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:40 p.m.

The East Cooper football individual statistic leaders through Week 0 of the 2016 season.

Football Talk, Episode 2 UPDATED

Football Talk, Episode 2
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:38 p.m.

Roger Lee and Rob Gantt analyze last week's high school football action and give a glimpse of what's to come on Friday night.

Historians: Blackbeard the pirate a native of Goose Creek

Historians: Blackbeard the pirate a native of Goose Creek
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:33 a.m.

Let Summerville have its sweet tea. Goose Creek may have an even sweeter claim: birthplace of the famous Blackbeard the pirate.

Wando vs. Beaufort gallery UPDATED

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:34 p.m.

Wando lost to Beaufort, 28-16, in it season opener Friday, Aug. 19 at Wando Stadium in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:39 p.m.

This latest addition of Shem Creek Park was a vision shared by many for years, and witnessing its creation first-hand through the hard work of these men and women was very special. Recognition is deserving to mayors and council members for setting the stage, but it would be well-received for these names to be associated with this special project …

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