Local man celebrates 90th birthday

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:06 a.m.

Calvin Bayne celebrated his 90th birthday recently at the VFW on the Isle of Palms. He is a World War II veteran, retired member of the Navy and has …

New fitness instructor starts classes

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:08 a.m.

Marabeth Duncan, a certified Jazzercise instructor, has begun offering classes in Mount Pleasant. Duncan earned the right to teach Jazzercise by …

Masters of outdoor painting return

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:05 a.m.

Helena Fox Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening of its upcoming exhibition entitled “The Color of Light with the Plein-Air Painters of …

Waxing eloquent on wax myrtle

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:10 a.m.

One of the most popular (and prolific) trees in the Lowcountry is the wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera). This aromatic shrub grows everywhere – behind the …

Struggle for transparency continues

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:07 a.m.

One of the keys to quality government is the ability of citizens to see how decisions are made and how tax dollars are spent.

Oyster Roast goes from backyard fun to annual event

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:08 a.m.

HALOS will host its third annual Oyster Roast on Oct. 5, from 4-7 p.m. at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant.

Chick-fil-A corn maze highlights Boone Hall pumpkin patch UPDATED

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:18 a.m.

Boone Hall Plantation officially rang in fall in Mount Pleasant with the unveiling of its eight-acre Chick-Fil-A corn maze Tuesday.

‘We don’t want any unhappy givers’

Thursday, October 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester District Two Education Foundation is asking for monetary donations to support school programs.

Deer hunting returns to Bonneau Ferry WMA

Thursday, October 2, 2014 7:41 a.m.

Deer hunting has returned to the 10,700-acre Bonneau Ferry Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Berkeley County, where a variety of hunting …

Boone Hall scares up fun with Fright Nights

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:03 a.m.

Boone Hall Fright Nights has grown to become South Carolina's largest multi-attraction haunted event by continuing to design and create attractions …

Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Thursday, October 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Martha Lowe, art teacher at Spann Elementary, was recognized at DD2’s board meeting Sept. 22 for being named the 2014 South Carolina Elementary Art …

One family’s personal mission to raise funds for ALS

Thursday, October 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Robert “Bob” Carr of Summerville was diagnosed with ALS in January and began his weekly visits to the ALS Clinic at the Georgia Regents Neuroscience …

Man arrested after reported road rage incident

Thursday, October 2, 2014 7:01 a.m.

A Moncks Corner man was arrested after police say he was seen on video punching a man in the face at a middle school parking lot following a road …

Police Blotter - Road rage could lead to serious consequences

Thursday, October 2, 2014 9:45 a.m.

A woman called police to report that her purse had been stolen. Interestingly, it was stolen out of her apartment where it hung on a hook by the front door.

Wando's Childers signs with Buffalo Bills UPDATED

Thursday, October 2, 2014 9:46 a.m.

Former Wando standout Jamie Childers signed with the Buffalo Bills practice squad Tuesday.

Sedgefield Intermediate students win frozen yogurt

Thursday, October 2, 2014 7:44 a.m.

More than 1,000 votes were taillied for a Sedgefield Intermediate School contest entry – and it was enough to make the school a winner.

Public comment period open on Shem Creek Park Phase II

Thursday, October 2, 2014 9:45 a.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District (Corps), informed interested parties and homeowners of the town's intent to secure permitting …

Ashley Ridge volleyball team sweeps tri-match

Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:04 a.m.

The Lady Swamp Fox volleyball team moved into the driver’s seat for Region 8-AAAA with wins over Fort Dorchester and Bluffton Tuesday.

County GOP to elect new chair

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:15 a.m.

The Dorchester County Republican Party will elect a chairman to fill the unexpired term of former Chairman Jordan Bryngelson during a special election to be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 1.

On Vacation – Ocracoke, North Carolina

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:26 a.m.

Nancy Kelbaugh, Mary Poehlein and Sharon Skowronek rode horses on the beach in Ocracoke, North Carolina with their copy of the Moultrie News. They …

Academic Magnet picks up top-10 votes in prep football polls UPDATED

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 4:43 p.m.

Academic Magnet received top-10 votes in this week’s South Carolina Prep Football Media Poll.

Wednesday roundup: Wando tennis; BE, PCA volleyball UPDATED

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:14 p.m.

Wando girls tennis kept its perfect region record intact with a 6-0 win at James Island Tuesday.

River sweep

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Boy Scouts in Troop 759 from Boone Hill United Methodist Church cleaned the boat ramp in Jamestown, S.C. on the Santee River during the national …

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Unnecessary ventures

Ramblings from Julie

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

My mind is all over the place lately. I blame it on hormone shifts but the less we talk about that, the better.

Interacting with animals

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 11:01 a.m.

On Sept. 12, staff from the Grice Marine Lab of the College of Charleston visited Eagle Nest Elementary School’s first graders. A touch tank was set …

Preparing for the worst

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Ben Harrison, a student at the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center, secures a patient as part of an emergency response simulation. …

Future Swamp Foxes

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:31 p.m.

Flowertown Elementary Kindergartener Amir Jones shows his Busy Bee and Swamp Fox spirit at this year’s Future Fox Night. The Leadership Class at …

On Vacation – Alaska

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:26 a.m.

Eric Anderson and JoAnna Eason enjoyed a cruise to Alaska. This photo was taken on their final day at sea when they encountered 15-foot swells.

Patriots shutout Warriors

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Patriots combined another strong defensive performance with a balanced attack Friday to earn a 24-0 shutout at Wando.

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