Food for thought on a hot summer day

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:14 a.m.

Ten questions to ponder on a hot, humid Lowcountry summer day:

Homegrown Family Day Aug. 9

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:14 a.m.

Chucktown Music Group will showcase some of the amazing local talent that the Lowcountry has to offer with Homegrown Family Day with Hootie and the …

McKissick returns for 63rd season

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 p.m.

There were a couple of changes to the Summerville High School varsity football staff over the summer but most of the Green Wave’s veteran coaches are …

Miller serving at-large term on BHSA board

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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

50 jobs announced Wednesday UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:08 a.m.

SpecChem LLC, a supplier to concrete distributor networks, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County. The more than $5.5 million …

SpecChem LLC, a supplier to concrete distributor networks, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County. The more than $5.5 million …

Heroes for Fire Victims supports local families

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:45 p.m.

The American Red Cross Carolina Lowcountry Chapter recognized supporters of its Heroes for Fire Victims Campaign. Because of the individuals and …

Myers, Hewett plan October wedding

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Heather Marie Myers of Atlanta, Ga. and Bret Hewett of Atlanta, Ga. are engaged to be married on Oct. 18 in Atlanta.

No more horsing around ...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

We live in a pastoral little hamlet, Widdle Baby and I.

C of C to host RiverDogs and Battery nights UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:40 p.m.

College of Charleston Athletics will host a pair of promotional collaborations with local professional sports teams coming this August.

Smith and Verkaik to wed

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:14 a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. James P. Verkaik of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christin Michelle Verkaik, …

‘This is home’ UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:15 p.m.

For Gail Hughes, Dorchester District Two is home.

Young adult fiction festival returns

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:47 p.m.

The fourth annual YALLFest, the largest and only author-run young adult (YA) book festival in the country, will bring 60 acclaimed authors, including …

New utility means $48 fee for taxpayers

The Independent

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:50 a.m.

If the October county tax bills could fit more letters, the county’s newest tax could have had a different name: “Unfunded EPA federal mandate …

From the Mayor’s Desk

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It was 42 years ago this month that my wife, Margaret, and I and our two pre-school age children rolled into Summerville from Atlanta to make a new …

Fashion Week announces record attendance

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:46 p.m.

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week (CFW), one of the leading fashion weeks in the U.S., continues to exceed expectations and grow by leaps and bounds. With record attendance, sponsor participation and international media attention, the event made a significant impact to the local economy. According to the Office of Tourism Analysis at the …

Mia Quickstop denied beer and wine license

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has denied the convenience store Mia Quickstop a permit to sell beer and wine, but the owner is appealing …

Realignment keeps teams out of Sertoma Classic

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A pair of Summerville-area football teams will not begin the 2014 season in traditional fashion.

Crime Beat

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:32 a.m.

Burglary

Sertoma Classic matchups set UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:56 a.m.

The Sertoma Football Classic will be held for the 44th time on Aug. 21-22 at the Citadel's Johnson Hagood Stadium.

SCHP v GSP in charity softball game

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:01 a.m.

Looking to show a little love to law enforcement and the Special Olympics?

MPPD unveils new crime prevention vehicle

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:46 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) recently unveiled their new crime prevention vehicle that will be hitting the streets. It is a 2015 Ford Escape that has had the outside wrapped in different crime prevention tips. Chief Ritchie was looking for something that would catch the eye of other drivers and serve as a reminder when parked at …

Full rec. dept. schedules now online

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:14 a.m.

While summer may be winding down, your local recreation departments still have plenty of exciting events planned throughout the year and the Moultrie News is going to keep you informed on all the latest. Moultrienews.com, the online home for all things East Cooper, will now be featuring a full, up-to-date listing of all the major classes, special …

FINZ welcomes Chef Alston

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:47 p.m.

After 21 years as a chef at one of Mount Pleasant’s landmarks, William Alston wasn’t quite sure what his future would hold for him when the owner’s …

Magistrate orders alleged gambling machines destroyed

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division seized five machines from a local bar that it contends are illegal gambling machines.

RiverDogs Gullah Geechee Heritage Night set for Aug. 1 UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:27 p.m.

The Gullah/Geechee Nation carries a unique culture through centuries of American history dating back to its African roots. The Lowcountry is home to …

Police Blotter – I want her out

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:46 a.m.

Police were dispatched to a home where someone called 911 and then hung up. Per policy, police have to respond, so they traced the address. When they arrived at the residence, according to the report, they were met by a man in the yard who said, “Thank you for showing up. I want her out.” His daughter then came out of the house crying, the report …

School board seeks bond for debt reduction

The Gazette

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:53 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 …

Center for Women to host ‘Be Brave’ celebration

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:13 a.m.

The Center for Women (C4W) will host their annual “Be Brave” celebration on Friday, Aug. 1. The “Be Brave Brunch” will take place at the Mount …

St. Stephen October Fest dates set

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:59 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen’s annual October Festival is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Vendors are needed.

Extension’s anti-pollution program honored

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:07 a.m.

The Clemson University Extension Service’s pollution prevention and watershed protection program has received a national award. The Universities Council on Water Resources honored the Carolina Clear program with council’s 2014 Education and Public Service Award.

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