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Fort Sumter sunset cruise helps get kids to national parks

Fort Sumter sunset cruise helps get kids to national parks
Monday, September 26, 2016 10:52 a.m.

The Fort Sumter-Fort Moultrie Historical Trust is offering a Sunset Cruise to Fort Sumter on Friday, Oct. 21, in support of its Kids to the Parks …

Rotary happenings

Rotary happenings
Monday, September 26, 2016 2:56 p.m.

Making music

Making music
Monday, September 26, 2016 6:00 p.m.

Mr. Moody’s legacy continues to march on through the marching bands of state and local high schools.

RedHawks eyeing move to spring league

RedHawks eyeing move to spring league
Monday, September 26, 2016 3:01 p.m.

The Lowcountry RedHawks minor league football team finished the summer with a 3-8 record, ending up 10th out of 12 teams in the Central Carolina …

Behind the Apple - Tammy Lamon

Behind the Apple - Tammy Lamon
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Tammy Lamon at first wanted to become a teacher because she was inspired by her own teachers.

Local unemployment rate rises slightly

Local unemployment rate rises slightly
Monday, September 26, 2016 7:01 a.m.

While the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped for the fourth consecutive month, Berkeley County saw a slight increase in the …

Summerville man dead after car strikes tree

Monday, September 26, 2016 12:50 p.m.

A Summerville man died Saturday, a month after his vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a tree, according to the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office.

Harvesting crops

Harvesting crops
Monday, September 26, 2016 2:56 p.m.

DuBose Middle Students in Jenn Dreyer and Kara Greer’s class harvested eggplant and parsley from the DMS garden and prepared a vegetable dip …

Italian Feast returns to Hutchinson Square UPDATED

Italian Feast returns to Hutchinson Square
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:12 p.m.

Grab the green, white and red and head out to Hutchinson Square this Sunday for the fourth Summerville Italian Feast.

Summerville Police Department promotes Cassandra Williams to captain

Summerville Police Department promotes Cassandra Williams to captain
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:12 p.m.

The Summerville Police Department announced the promotion of Cassandra Williams, with 17 years of service, to the rank of captain. Williams is the …

Bishops perfect in non-region after shutting out Raptors UPDATED

Bishops perfect in non-region after shutting out Raptors
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:51 p.m.

Bishop England capped an undefeated run through its non-region slate with a 42-0 shutout of Academic Magnet Friday at Danny Jones Field in North …

Local author releases debut novel

Local author releases debut novel
Monday, September 26, 2016 10:44 a.m.

“Rembrandt’s Shadow,” by local author Janet Lee Berg, was just released by Simon & Schuster’s Post Hill Press. Based …

Mosquito spraying to take place on Wednesday

Mosquito spraying to take place on Wednesday
Monday, September 26, 2016 5:47 p.m.

The Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement aerial application over Daniel Island, Thomas Island, the Clouter Creek and Yellow House Dredge Disposal Sites, …

Rotary Oktoberfest at Nexton UPDATED

Monday, September 26, 2016 9:38 a.m.

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Sometimes, you’re just where you’re supposed to be in life

Sometimes, you’re just where you’re supposed to be in life

By Mike Gibbons

Special to the Moultrie News

Monday, September 26, 2016 12:31 p.m.

I was off to my local grocery store recently, as I was hunting and gathering for the night’s spaghetti and meatball dinner. I parked and …

That Big Book Sale returns

That Big Book Sale returns
Monday, September 26, 2016 9:24 a.m.

The Charleston Friends of the Library are hosting the 35th annual That Big Book Sale, Oct. 14-16 at the Omar Shrine Auditorium, 176 Patriots Point …

Marketing organization holds up core values

Marketing organization holds up core values
Monday, September 26, 2016 11:02 a.m.

Back in 2009, a marketing services organization was born that was the result of hardworking entrepreneurs who understood how web design and inbound …

First Baptist rolls; Coastal, PCA, Oceanside fall

First Baptist rolls; Coastal, PCA, Oceanside fall
Monday, September 26, 2016 5:24 p.m.

First Baptist returned to region play with a 51-7 win over Hilton Head Prep Friday on James Island.

Thousands gather for Palmetto State Armory grand opening

Thousands gather for Palmetto State Armory grand opening
Monday, September 26, 2016 2:01 p.m.

There was bumper to bumper to traffic outside Palmetto State Armory on Saturday – in people, not cars.

Mount Pleasant Business Association Community Expo UPDATED

Monday, September 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Each year the Mount Pleasant Business Association puts on the Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo, the area’s premier networking event …

William (Billy) A. Cox

Monday, September 26, 2016 9:20 a.m.

William (Billy) A. Cox, age 72, passed peacefully from this life at his home in Bonneau on September 22, 2016 surrounded by his family.

Meals on Wheels Oyster Roast returns Oct. 16

Monday, September 26, 2016 2:53 p.m.

East Cooper Meals on Wheels will hold its fourth annual Oyster Roast on Sunday, Oct. 16, at Palmetto Islands County Park. The event has been sponsored by Royall ACE Hardware. Noisy Oyster will supply the oysters. In addition to oysters, the event will include a Fireman’s Chili Throwdown sponsored by South State Bank, BBQ Competition …

Speakeasy Prohibition for a Cause UPDATED

Monday, September 26, 2016 9:58 a.m.

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club hosted a Speakeasy - Prohibition for a Cause fundraiser at the Sewee Event Centrer. Proceeds benefit East …

Wall-to-Wall coverage promises greatest national exposure in history for one of world’s largest women’s-only tennis tournaments

Monday, September 26, 2016 12:22 p.m.

Volvo Car Open in Charleston, S.C., one of the largest women’s-only tennis tournaments in the world, has signed a wide-ranging, eight-year media rights agreement with Tennis Channel. Beginning in 2017, the exclusive on-air and digital deal guarantees more exposure for the tournament than ever before, with an increase in live television …

Trojans blank rival, turn focus to region UPDATED

Trojans blank rival, turn focus to region
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:39 a.m.

Cross High School’s football team used a strong second half to repel a rival on Friday. The Trojans also built up some momentum for the start …

Remains of missing man discovered

Remains of missing man discovered
Monday, September 26, 2016 4:39 p.m.

The remains of a man who went missing in July have been discovered, the Dorchester County Coroner’s office announced Monday.

Litter’s long journey to Old Santee Canal Park

Litter’s long journey to Old Santee Canal Park

For the Independent

Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:44 p.m.

On a map Old Santee Canal Park is a speck on the Cooper River, a long, winding seam of water connecting Lake Moultrie to the Atlantic Ocean. There is …

Local attorney appointed to Mt. Pleasant Historical Commission

Local attorney appointed to Mt. Pleasant Historical Commission
Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:26 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Council voted to unanimously appointed Trey Harrell to the Town of Mount Pleasant Historical Commission. The commission is tasked …

Editorial Cartoons

Editorial Cartoons
Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:46 p.m.

Horticulture Hotline - When transplanting trees, mind your root ball

Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:56 a.m.

If you are planning on transplanting a tree this fall, now is the time to root prune. When root pruning trees, a good rule of thumb is for every inch in diameter of tree, you want 12 inches of root ball. Sometimes this is not practical because you are usually transplanting an over-crowded tree or a tree located too close to a house or sidewalk. In …

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