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Sullivan’s Island fire protection rated among best in the nation

Sullivan’s Island fire protection rated among best in the nation
Thursday, June 30, 2016 4:16 a.m.

Sullivan’s Island is among the best-protected communities in the country when it comes to fire services.

Help animals beat the heat this summer

Help animals beat the heat this summer
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Cody knows how to keep his cool. The 15-year-old pinto horse drinks plenty of water — possibly up to 24 gallons in one day — and hangs …

Turner center of attention

Turner center of attention
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Trace Turner is accomplishing something rare this football season but you probably have no idea who he is.

Rotary kicks off a new year

Rotary kicks off a new year
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Rotary Club of Summerville (Lunch Club) held its annual installation banquet at Summerville Country Club.

University of SC approves largest tuition hike in 5 years

Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The University of South Carolina has passed its biggest tuition hike in five years.

SMITH: Around our house it was Boiled peanuts, Fritos and quivering liver

Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Today’s column is about things my family says. We’ve always had a lot to say, and boy, do we share. (Except for my father, who spoke as if each word cost him five dollars.)

Berkeley School Board approves budget w/ tax increase

Berkeley School Board approves budget w/ tax increase
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:47 a.m.

The Berkeley County School Board passed a $258.8 million budget Tuesday night that includes over $3 ½ million for the opening of the new Philip …

Wando's OrTre' Smith names top five colleges UPDATED

Wando's OrTre' Smith names top five colleges
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The sweepstakes for one of the Southeast's most coveted college prospects has been narrowed to five schools.

Be safe this Fourth of July

Be safe this Fourth of July
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Fourth of July is a night full of “oohs” and “aahs” and staring at a sky full of fireworks while listening to the …

Cogswell and Goldfinch take county GOP seats in runoff

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:03 p.m.

Charleston County GOP Chairman Larry Kobrovsky could not stress enough the importance of participating in the voting process last Tuesday.

Davis joins Palmetto Endocrinology

Davis joins Palmetto Endocrinology
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Nurse practitioner Allison Davis has joined Palmetto Endocrinology, a division of Palmetto Primary Care Physicians.

Escaped inmates back in custody

Escaped inmates back in custody
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:08 p.m.

All three inmates who escaped the Dorchester County detention center in St. George Friday morning have been apprehended, according to the Berkeley …

Fire department investigating at Trolley Road Publix

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:03 p.m.

The Publix on Trolley Road has been evacuated and closed while the Summerville Fire Department investigates complaints that people had difficult breathing.

Berkeley Chamber hosts community discussion

Berkeley Chamber hosts community discussion
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce gave mayors of cities across the county a chance Friday to update local business leaders about progress and …

Summerville firefighters, Red Cross team up to protect residents from house fires

Summerville firefighters, Red Cross team up to protect residents from house fires
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A smoke alarm is often the “first line of defense” for saving a person’s life in a house fire, said Summerville Fire and Rescue …

Jarrett new Stratford softball coach UPDATED

Jarrett new Stratford softball coach
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 9:40 a.m.

Ashton Jarrett was fortunate enough to strike a pose with a shiny state championship trophy as a high school softball standout at Hanahan almost a …

Local students make Wofford dean’s list

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dr. Dennis M. Wiseman, provost of Wofford College, has announced Dean’s List students for the spring 2016 semester. The following local students are on the list:

Alcohol ordinance approved

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A second reading and public hearing to amend an ordinance restricting the hours of operation of establishments that allow for the consumption of alcohol was approved unanimously without public comment Tuesday at Moncks Corner town council meeting.

Crime beat UPDATED

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville woman reported her pop-up camper stolen and told deputies she had video surveillance of the incident. She said a silver SUV, with unknown make, can be seen on the video backed up to the storage area where the camper was parked, according to a report.

Local students named to Georgia Southern president’s list

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,340 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 Spring Semester President’s List.

Farmers affected by flooding have new web site for info

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

COLUMBIA — A website to assist flood-affected farmers who are applying for grants was launched Friday by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture.

Death Notices

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

ACKERMAN, John Irvin, 96, of Honey Hill, an Army veteran, retired construction carpenter and widower of Emily Cumbee Ackerman, died June 20. Arrangements by Dial-Murray Funeral Home of Moncks Corner.

School board ends practice of reciting Lord’s Prayer UPDATED

School board ends practice of reciting Lord’s Prayer
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 9:14 a.m.

A moment of silence began the June 28 Berkeley County School Board meeting. The moment has temporarily replaced the board’s longstanding …

Traffic, traffic, traffic

Traffic, traffic, traffic

By Will Haynie

Special to the Moultrie News

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:07 a.m.

Mount Pleasant traffic has once again made headlines. Last week, it was “Truckmaggedon,” which was caused by a temporary glitch in the …

Obituary - The Right Reverend Edward L. Salmon, 1934-2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:05 p.m.

The Right Reverend Edward L. Salmon, the 13th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, died today in St. Louis, Missouri at age 82.

Summerville Municipal Court offering payment plan in July

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:16 p.m.

The Summerville Municipal Court will allow anyone with an outstanding bench warrant and/or traffic ticket with the Town of Summerville to set up a payment plan during the month of July only.

Coastal Christian Preparatory School 2016 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Coastal Christian Preparatory School 2016 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

By Christian Alberg

Special to the Moultrie News

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:47 a.m.

Each year, the Moultrie News recognizes the top academic achievers from high schools East of the Cooper. Here are your 2016 Valedictorian and …

Smith Says: Around our house it was Boiled peanuts, Fritos and quivering liver

Smith Says: Around our house it was Boiled peanuts, Fritos and quivering liver
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 9:39 a.m.

Today’s column is about things my family says. We’ve always had a lot to say, and boy, do we share. (Except for my father, who spoke as …

Parks Field All-stars advance to Majors’ title series

Parks Field All-stars advance to Majors’ title series
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:56 a.m.

The Parks Field Majors advanced to the championship series of S.C. Dixie Youth Baseball District 7 Tournament.

Berkeley athletics forges forward into future

Berkeley athletics forges forward into future
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Charlie Harrison, at the helm as Berkeley High School athletic administrator, won’t take credit for all that’s being done in the …

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