Authors carve town history into new local book

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Full of beautiful white marble comparable to that of its sister city Pietrasanta, Italy, Sylacauga, Alabama is a city of quality places, products and …

Awendaw Crab Fest returns

Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:00 p.m.

If you love blue crabs, you can find them in abundance at the Awendaw Blue Crab Festival. This event is a favorite of not just the locals, but those …

Lady Swamp Foxes return veteran crew

Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Ashley Ridge volleyball coach Chi-Chi Hurley expects her team to be in the mix this year.

Swamp Foxes out scrap Wolverines UPDATED

Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:30 a.m.

Ashley Ridge had a touchdown from both of its running backs and a linebacker during its 21-6 victory over Woodland Friday.

City seeks vendors, sponsors for fall festival

Saturday, August 23, 2014 9:33 a.m.

The City of Goose Creek will present its 2014 Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center. …

Expectations high at St. John’s despite early setbacks UPDATED

Saturday, August 23, 2014 9:16 a.m.

The St. John’s volleyball team played well during its first week of the 2014 season, but came away empty handed, dropping a pair of close losses to …

Palmetto Bronze rings in a new year

Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

On Aug. 17 at Summerville Baptist Church handbells could be heard jingling – ring-ting-tingling, too.

This week’s school lunch

Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.


Colgate-Palmolive, Harris Teeter donate tablets to Children’s Hospital

Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

On Monday, Aug. 18, Colgate-Palmolive and Harris Teeter donated four Starlight Tablets to the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Children's Hospital. Starlight Tablets are a critical resource for health care professionals to support the ongoing needs of kids while in the hospital; Starlight Tablets connect directly to the Starbright World …

Police Blotter – ‘To-go’ can

Saturday, August 23, 2014 7:36 a.m.

According to a police report, a man who is said to be a regular customer at a local convenience store was caught stealing one day. The clerk was stocking the back cooler when she heard someone come in and get something out of the front cooler, the report said. She glanced over and it was a customer that she sees in the store about three times a …

Mount Pleasant Elks support local organizations

Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:00 p.m.

On July 22, the Mount Pleasant Elks Lodge 2867 were happy to support East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) and Camp Happy Days. Each of these well- …


Friday, August 22, 2014 10:11 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All …

Overcrowding creates crisis at Charleston Animal Society

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:51 a.m.

Charleston Animal Society is making an urgent plea to the community and other rescue groups to please make room for one more. “In the past two weeks, …

Cobras snap losing skid UPDATED

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:43 p.m.

The Cane Bay Cobras will come up with a lot more than snake oil this season.

Sertoma Classic

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:03 a.m.

Among the teams participating in the Sertoma Classic on Thursday were Summerville, Cane Bay and Stratford. (Photos Rob Gantt)

CARTA offers $3 airport-to-downtown route

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:54 p.m.

A cab ride from Charleston International Airport to downtown Charleston starts at about $30. Booking a trip on the ride-sharing app Uber will run you about the same.

Cobras win season opener, 28-27

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:41 p.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt

ECMC hosts free maternity event Aug. 23

Friday, August 22, 2014 9:00 a.m.

East Cooper Medical Center (ECMC) will host a free maternity event on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Whether you are trying to conceive, getting ready to deliver your first child or are an experienced mom expecting your fourth child, this event has something to offer. The event is free, kid-friendly and will take place at the hospital. …

Goose Creek resident sees need for dog park

The Gazette

Friday, August 22, 2014 1:08 p.m.

A swelling population is testament to the fact that Goose Creek meets the criteria many people look for in a place to live.

Property lawsuit targets county

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Change is coming to West Richardson Avenue, moving westward from the town center toward the railroad tracks, property by property.

Lowcountry Riffs

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

So I received this nondescript little package in the mail the other day — looked sort of like yet another credit card offer.

Brooks celebrates 15 years at chamber

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

August 2014 marks 15 years of loyal service Joann Brooks has dedicated to the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce as the office …

‘We’re the best of the best’

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Tanya Robinson remembers going on a field trip with her son’s class when he was 7 years old.

Gamecock Club meets

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Gamecock Club, established in 1940, provides financial support to more than 500 student-athletes representing the University of South Carolina. …

Third Thursday -- Aug. 21 UPDATED

Friday, August 22, 2014 3:42 p.m.

Crime beat

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:23 p.m.


Driver arrested on DUI-fourth

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville man with multiple DUI convictions on his record has been arrested yet again for drunken driving.

Carolina Voyager Charter School welcomes 65 students first day UPDATED

Friday, August 22, 2014 1:49 p.m.

Carolina Voyager Charter School, Charleston County School District’s newest charter school, opened its doors to 65 students in kindergarten, first …

Moncks Corner police seek robbery suspect

Friday, August 22, 2014 3:25 p.m.

Moncks Corner police continue to search for a suspect in an armed robbery of the Sunoco convenience store at 101 S. Live Oak Dr.

Walker expects a tough game with Woodland

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:13 a.m.

Ashley Ridge opens its 2014 season with a rare game against a Class AA opponent.

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