Academic Magnet football coach Walpole fired UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:07 a.m.

Academic Magnet head football coach Bud Walpole was fired Monday amidst controversy surrounding a postgame celebration allegedly deemed inappropriate. …

School of Arts presents fall concert

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:24 p.m.

The Charleston County School of the Arts Middle and High School Vocal Department will present their fall concert “Harvest of Harmonies” Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rose Maree Myers Theater for the Performing Arts. The first half will feature a beautiful classical repertoire. For the second half, students will “let loose a little” with pop …

World Day of Prayer set for November

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:31 p.m.

The Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer happens each year in November.

GCPD seeks indecent exposure suspect

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:11 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department is requesting the public’s help in the identification of an indecent exposure suspect, according to GCPD spokesman …

Beidler Forest Boardwalk Completed; Public invited to re-opening

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:05 p.m.

Thirteen months after it started, the reconstruction of the 1.75-mile boardwalk trail at the Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest has finally …

Garrett leads Patriots past Cougars

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:32 p.m.

Senior Kobe Garrett threw a touchdown pass and rushed for a TD during a Patriots’ victory over the Cougars Friday.

Man killed in wreck on Old State Road

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:15 a.m.

A Eutawville man has died after the minivan he was riding in struck a logging truck head on, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Gators stave off monumental upset UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Given the state of the two programs heading into the football season, Cane Bay High School seemed a foe completely incapable of ending Goose Creek …

County mulls allowing campgrounds on rural property

The Gazette

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:39 a.m.

Berkeley County Council will decide soon whether or not to allow campgrounds outside of commercial areas.

County asks legislature to pony up

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:52 a.m.

After six years Dorchester County Council wants the state legislature to make a decision one way or the other.

Cavs capture Region IV cross country championship

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

St. John’s Connor Thornton blew the competition away.

School board candidates make case for Nov. 4 election

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Independent’s Conversation with the Candidates wrapped up Oct. 15 with the school board District 6 candidates Tommy McPherson and Sally Wofford. …

Saukas captures PepsiCo honor

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:29 p.m.

Terry Saukas has been chosen to receive PepsiCo’s highest Operations performance honor – the Chairman’s Circle of Champions award.

Police Blotter – Where have you been?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:14 a.m.

Police were called to the drive-thru of a fast food restaurant because a couple got into a fight while in their car.

Lady Stags serve up success on Senior Night

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:26 p.m.

In their last home match of the season, the Berkeley Lady Stags tennis team wanted to go out with a bang.

Letters to the Editor UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:21 p.m.

I would like to take a moment to thank my fellow council members for supporting the efforts of residents of the north area of Mount Pleasant to place a roundabout rather than a traffic light on the corner of Bessemer Road and Park West Boulevard. As a resident of Park West, I drive that road nearly every day and endure long lines of traffic.

Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault expands social media campaign

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:20 p.m.

To increase awareness of the issues of domestic and sexual violence in local communities, the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) will expand its social media campaign with the hashtag #SCSaysNoMore. By encouraging community members and direct service agencies to use #SCSaysNoMore on their issue- …

Tools for Schools

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:08 p.m.

Flowertown Students received boxes of school supplies through the Oakbrook Publix on Trolley Road as part of the “Tools for Schools” program. …

School candidates to address GOP breakfast

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

All Berkeley County School Board candidates have been invited to speak and answer questions at the monthly Republican Breakfast, set for Nov. 1. To date, Mac McQuillian (District 2), Jeff Reuer (District 4) and Sally Wofford (District 6) have confirmed their attendance.

CSU stymied in conference opener

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:07 a.m.

Presbyterian held No. 22 Charleston Southern out of the end zone for the first time in the Jamey Chadwell era to hand the Buccaneers a 7-3 loss in …

Chargers roll to 8-0 start

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Northwood Academy’s football team had it in cruise control by the second quarter and kept its unbeaten record intact on Friday. Northwood defeated …

Football Roundup: Cross, Timberland improve to 3-0 in region play

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:12 a.m.

Berkeley isn’t the only team standing in line to play for a region championship.

Academic Magnet's Walpole released from duties UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:42 a.m.

Academic Magnet head football coach Bud Walpole was fired Monday amidst controversy surrounding a postgame celebration allegedly deemed inappropriate.

Lady Knights win on court

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:02 a.m.

The Stratford girls tennis team knocked off city rival Goose Creek 5-2 on Oct. 16 to earn a spot in the Class AAAA playoffs.

Justiniano completes basic training

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:42 a.m.

Army Pvt. Alejandro D. Justiniano has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

Bethesda deals Palmetto Christian third region loss UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:39 p.m.

Palmetto Christian’s playoff hopes began to dwindle in a 56-7 loss to Bethesda Academy Friday at home.

Beaufort Academy outlasts Coastal UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:41 p.m.

Coastal Christian turned in one of its most competitive performances of the season in a 56-30 loss at Beaufort Academy Friday.

Alcoa Mt. Holly announces $155,542 in grants

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:24 a.m.

Alcoa Mt. Holly announced $155,542 in Alcoa Foundation grants to four local non-profit organizations last week: the South Carolina Aquarium, Junior …

Alcoa Mt. Holly announces community grants

Monday, October 20, 2014 1:54 p.m.

Alcoa Mt. Holly announced $155,542 in Alcoa Foundation grants to four local non-profit organizations last week: the South Carolina Aquarium, Junior …

Registration capped for Sweet Tea Half MarathonCourse for race unveiled UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Interest in the inaugural Sweet Tea Half Marathon has exceeded expectations.

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