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Stags gain confidence, trophy at USC event UPDATED

Stags gain confidence, trophy at USC event
Friday, June 24, 2016 4:22 p.m.

A 7 on 7 may not be real football but winning a tournament on a major college campus feels no less triumphant, especially for a Berkeley High School …

Scheetz: Studio helps youngsters dance at an early age

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 p.m.

With commanding energy and a lime green notebook tucked under her arm, Kelly Lax, owner of Kelly’s Dance Summerville, sits down opposite me. As we chat over soups and sandwiches she divulges the details of the studio’s final performance as well as what exciting developments the coming school year will bring for Kelly’s Dance. …

New B.I.R.D.S sculpture installed downtown

New B.I.R.D.S sculpture installed downtown
Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A new little bird has found a place to perch in Summerville — for a long time to come.

DCSO: Three escape St. George jail through window UPDATED

DCSO: Three escape St. George jail through window
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:13 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said three inmates escaped from the jail in St. George early Friday morning.

Local students named to Springfield College dean’s list

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Springfield College has named the following area students to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2016 term. Criteria for selection to the dean’s list requires that the student must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework for the semester, the student must not have any incompletes in the …

Town addresses traffic congestion on Longpoint Road

Friday, June 24, 2016 8:33 a.m.

After notifying port officials, the Mount Pleasant Police Department is now allowing limited commercial traffic into the Wando Port Terminal after a period spent diverting all traffic away from the facility. The launch of a new gate system at the port has caused delays on Long Point Road and the eastbound shoulder of I-526.

Cold War tension brought to life in new Patriots Point exhibit aboard the USS LAFFEY

Cold War tension brought to life in new Patriots Point exhibit aboard the USS LAFFEY
Friday, June 24, 2016 11:57 a.m.

Visitors experience life aboard a warship when any move could result in the start of WWIII

Male graduates from Freed-Hardeman

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Henderson, Tennessee — A Summerville student was among the approximate- ly 250 graduates who received degrees Saturday, May 14, at Freed-Hardeman Univer- sity.

Volunteers needed to participate in DNR’s annual Summer Turkey Survey

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual Summer Turkey Survey.

OUTLOOK: Be prepared for hot, wet weather Friday UPDATED

OUTLOOK: Be prepared for hot, wet weather Friday
Friday, June 24, 2016 8:30 a.m.

The heat index will top 100 degrees again today, with the high expected to reach 103 degrees. Actual temperatures are expected to be near 97 around …

How can you declare your financial independence?

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In the coming weeks, we will observe the 4th of July with sparklers, picnics and parades. And living in a country that offers so much freedom, we have a lot to celebrate. But on a more personal level, you may still be working toward another type of independence – financial independence. What can you do to speed your progress toward this …

Crime beat

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A loss prevention officer for a grocery store on Trolley Road reported he chased a male who had stolen deviled eggs, a steak and a drink but was unable to catch him. While in the parking lot, he reported, a third man came up to him and said the man he was chasing used to work for him and gave the loss prevention officer the suspect’s name, …

On Vacation - Newport

On Vacation - Newport
Friday, June 24, 2016 2:23 p.m.

Analysis: Scott proposes fix to federal housing programs

Analysis: Scott proposes fix to federal housing programs
Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development this week introduced the …

District announces initiative to get technology in the hands of every student

District announces initiative to get technology in the hands of every student
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:30 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) has announced its new 1:1 initiative to begin in the fall of 2016. Phase 1 one of the initiative will …

MUSC opens medical facility at Carnes Crossroads

MUSC opens medical facility at Carnes Crossroads
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Many Berkeley County residents no longer have to drive to Summerville, North Charleston, West Ashley or Mount Pleasant for family healthcare with the …

Parks Field advances to Minors sub-district championship round

Parks Field advances to Minors sub-district championship round
Friday, June 24, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Parks Field advanced to the South Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball Minors AAA Baseball All-star Sub-district championship round with a win over Bonneau …

Junior League of Charleston chooses leadership

Junior League of Charleston chooses leadership
Friday, June 24, 2016 9:32 a.m.

The Junior League of Charleston is an organization of women dedicated to building a better community and developing the potential of its members.

Letter: Revitalization plan’s grand design

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

Pinewood High School Quiz Bowl team competes at Nationals

Pinewood High School Quiz Bowl team competes at Nationals
Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Over Memorial Day weekend, Pinewood’s High School Quiz Bowl team traveled to New Orleans to compete in the National Academic Championship.

Mount Pleasant author selected to attend White House Women Summit

Mount Pleasant author selected to attend White House Women Summit
Friday, June 24, 2016 3:01 p.m.

Last week, Natasha ‘Tottie’ Weston, Mount Pleasant author and founder of Confessions of an Ambitious Girl, was selected out of …

Driver taken to hospital after Boone Hill wreck

Driver taken to hospital after Boone Hill wreck
Friday, June 24, 2016 3:24 p.m.

A wreck on Boone Hill Road about 1:45 p.m. temporarily closed the road, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Green Wave graduate selected for scholarship

Green Wave graduate selected for scholarship
Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Summerville High School graduate Danielle Lodge was recently awarded the Herff Jones ‘Believe in You’ Scholarship. Lodge was selected …

MUSC opens medical facility at Carnes Crossroads

MUSC opens medical facility at Carnes Crossroads
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Many Berkeley County residents no longer have to drive to Summerville, North Charleston, West Ashley or Mount Pleasant for family healthcare with the …

MUSC opens medical facility at Carnes Crossroads

MUSC opens medical facility at Carnes Crossroads
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:42 a.m.

Many Berkeley County residents no longer have to drive to Summerville, North Charleston, West Ashley or Mount Pleasant for family healthcare with the …

‘Big impact’ vote missed by many in June primary

Friday, June 24, 2016 10:36 a.m.

Of the 113,011 registered voters in Berkeley County, 5,836 caste ballots during the June 14 primary that chose at least two elected officials, which are uncontested in November. Turnout was at 5.16 percent.

Women of the Year honored

Women of the Year honored
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:33 a.m.

For two consecutive years, the Upper Berkeley branch of the NAACP in St. Stephen has turned out winners for fundraising efforts at the Alvin Center. …

Boulder Bluff meeting

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Residents of Boulder Bluff and the surrounding area are invited to attend a community meeting on the future of the 48-acre public park across the street from Boulder Bluff Elementary School.

‘She taught me so much’

‘She taught me so much’
Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Cancer tends to have a way of not discriminating.

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