County begins selecting, prioritizing road projects for referendum

The Independent

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:09 a.m.

The county has begun assembling a list of crumbling roads and nightmarish intersections to address should the voters renew the one-cent sales …

Global Leadership Summit begins Aug. 14

Monday, July 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

World renowned leaders from business, government, education, churches and the arts are among the high-profile faculty who will address Christian leaders at LifePark during the (WCA) 2014 Global Leadership Summit, broadcast live via satellite from Willow Creek Church.

Police Blotter – Phone scam

Monday, July 28, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Urgent – beware.

Have you Met: Maddy Reed

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Rising junior Maddy Reed is looking to have her best season yet with the Lady Swamp Foxes’ soccer team.

Gaia Fit holds fitness challenge to benefit nonprofit

Monday, July 28, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Local health business Gaia Fit held a fundraiser on Saturday, July 12, at Smythe Park on Daniel Island to raise funds in assistance for bringing the national nonprofit Girls on the Run to Charleston. Participants formed teams of four and competed in fitness challenges for the chance to win prizes from local businesses. To participate, a donation …

Wolves’ Wyatt Craig commits to Newberry UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:10 a.m.

Wyatt Craig wants to enjoy his senior season as much as possible and with that, wanted to eliminate any unnecessary distractions.

Heitzler declars Aug. 10-16 ‘Knights of Columbus Family Week’ UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler has signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 10-16 as “Knights of Columbus Family Week” in the City of Goose Creek.

Citadel announces sports media upgrades

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:19 p.m.

The Citadel’s athletic department announced last week that its home events during the 2014-15 season will be streamed live for free through the new CitadelSports.com website and video portal.

Ladson business delivers 96 floral arrangements to nursing home

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:13 a.m.

Local Ladson florist Sandra Bird of Birds Nest Florists & Gifts delivered 96 floral arrangements to Heartland Health Nursing Home in Hanahan last …

Builder touts green-building

Special to the Journal Scene

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:45 a.m.

The term “high performance home” may conjure images of high-tech computerized houses, but high performance homes aren’t futuristic at all. …

Repticon brings reptile event to Charleston

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Repticon, a promoter of nationwide reptile and exotic animal expos, reintroduces its special one-day-only event, ReptiDay. The event will bring the …

Church a haven for senior citizens UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:09 a.m.

Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church of Pineville, located on Highway 45, provides a refreshing setting for senior residents of the upper Berkeley …

‘It’s just a healthier lifestyle’

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:25 a.m.

To get to Josh and Henry Street’s front door, visitors have to pass an abundance of produce: carrots, blueberries, thorn-less blackberries, tomatoes, …

Heat advisory in effect

Monday, July 28, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, warning that heat index values could reach 110 degrees.

RiverDogs partner with Palmetto for Goodwill Hunting UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 8:33 a.m.

Charleston, SC – The Charleston RiverDogs and Palmetto Goodwill have teamed up to host Goodwill Hunting, a tri-county scavenger hunt that runs Monday, August 4 through Sunday, August 10 at select Goodwill stores. Participants can win tickets to a RiverDogs game at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park and a chance to win a daily prize pack. …

Summerville Farmer's Market UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 11:43 a.m.

Scenes from the Summerville Farmer's Market, July 26, 2014.

Coaching ban policy enacted with exceptions UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 11:16 a.m.

Berkeley County School District’s school board has approved an unpopular amendment to a policy that has become known as the “ban on parent coaches.”

Day of Caring moved to November

Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:14 a.m.

Trident United Way’s Day of Caring is moving from September to Friday, Nov. 14.

Serving the Community — Rodney Bazzle, Summerville Fire Department

Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Engineer Rodney Bazzle, 40, of Summerville, started out his fire career as a volunteer.

Asheville snaps RiverDogs wins streak UPDATED

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:35 p.m.

In a back-and-forth game that included four ties and three lead changes, the Asheville Tourists edged the Charleston RiverDogs by a final score of 9- …

Kennedy Center director a BHSA board member for 2014-15

Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:29 a.m.

The Behavioral Health Services Association of South Carolina has announced its Board of Directors for 2014-2015.

Tips on properly planting your Leyland Cypress

Sunday, July 27, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Well, I did it. My neighbors might not be thrilled because I did it organically. I freed my yard of mosquitoes with an organic repellent product. Sorry neighbors, next time I promise to kill them old-school style, so they won't show up at your next barbeque.

Panthers unveil new football uniforms

Saturday, July 26, 2014 7:15 a.m.

The Pinewood Prep football team has a new look this year, literally.

School board approves $40M bond for paying down debt

The Independent

Saturday, July 26, 2014 10:09 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District school board has approved a resolution seeking a $40 million general obligation bond to pay down debt and save on …

Rollins Edwards keeps audience spellbound

jtatum@journalscene.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 10:07 a.m.

Soldier, statesman, jazz drummer – Rollins Edwards has done it all.

Pets of the Week

Saturday, July 26, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Tanner is a 5 year old neutered male Dachshund mix. Tanner is a very nice, somewhat reserved, Dachshund. In his foster home he enjoys the …

Trojans expect a war in Region 6A UPDATED

Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:17 p.m.

Ever since Trojans football coach Shaun Wright returned home to Cross to take over the reins of what was then a tread-water football program, he knew …

Pet Helpers competes in ASPCA Rachel Ray challenge

Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced that Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick, Maine is at the top of …

Shooting near Cross under investigation UPDATED

Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:15 p.m.

One person was apparently shot near Cross early Saturday morning.

‘We’re here to help families when they need help the most’

The Gazette

Saturday, July 26, 2014 9:51 a.m.

Helping people help themselves is Michelle Arredondo’s mission.

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