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Cheaper insurance premiums announced for county residents

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A number of Dorchester County residents can expect cheaper insurance premiums in the future due to the county recently receiving an improved ISO fire …

Cabela’s coming to Summerville

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A store known for its hunting, fishing and outdoor gear is making its way into Summerville, with its doors set to open in fall 2016.

High School teams return to the gridiron

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

High school football programs in the Lowcountry open practice for their 2015 campaigns Friday.

Dan’s Fee-Fi-Phobias

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

I don’t like heights.

Using technology to help kids with behavioral challenges

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6:59 a.m.

“Your child is not paying attention. He is disrupting the class.”

Crime beat

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• A woman reported to deputies on July 21 that someone opened an account in her name back in May with a balance of more than $200. She said her mother had opened accounts in her name in the past but has since died, according to a report.

Pinewood celebrates best AP pass rate in school history

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The 2015 Advanced Placement exam scores are out, and Pinewood Preparatory School is celebrating its highest AP exam pass rate in the school’s history: 92 percent. The record-setting number represents the best pass rate since Pinewood students began taking AP exams in 1995, when only two students participated in the testing program. In 2015, …

Remembering soldiers

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Pren Woods, world history teacher from Alston Middle, is in Europe working on a project involving the American cemeteries overseas where World War II …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:26 a.m.

Isle of Palms managed parking is a plan to waste our tax dollars. Council paid Stantec thousands of dollars last Memorial Day (2014) to study what we already knew about parking and traffic. Now they want to spend $1.2 million of our money over 10 years to implement a plan that will do nothing to alleviate the traffic problems. But it will add 180 …

Hotel will benefit all

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear editor:

Louie’s Kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6:46 a.m.

Louie’s Kids presents a nine-week family fitness program to train kids and adults for the Isle of Palms Connector 10K.

New pro joins Crowfield Golf Club team

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Veteran golfer Bobby Donnellan has joined Goose Creek’s Crowfield Golf Club as its new head pro. He brings 24 years of experience as both …

Where am I?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Raise your hand if you’re lost. What? Me, too!

Guardian ad Litem volunteers needed

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Children who enter the foster care system are in need of caring adults to speak up for them in Family Court. The Guardian ad Litem is a strong child advocate for children. If you are over 21 and can give 4-5 hours a month to visit a child, you can change a child’s life. You do not need a college degree, or a legal or social work background. …

Center for Women honors community members

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 4:17 a.m.

College of Charleston to host mayoral debate

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:52 a.m.

The College of Charleston’s Department of Political Science, in partnership with ABC News 4 (WCIV-TV), welcomes the City of Charleston mayoral candidates for a debate on October 14, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the College’s Sottile Theatre (44 George St.).

Where am I?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 1:15 p.m.

Raise your hand if you’re lost. What? Me, too!

Hopkins named All-American

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7:20 a.m.

T.J. Hopkins has been named a 2015 Louisville Slugger High School All-American.

Ridgeville donates to Red Cross

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Mayor James Williams and the town of Ridgeville recently made a donation to the Heroes for Fire Victims Campaign of the American Red Cross of …

Berkeley County Council passes budget with no millage increase

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:24 a.m.

Berkeley County Council passed Supervisor Bill Peagler’s amended County Government budget tonight by a vote of 7-1, with Councilman Jack Schurlknight being the only dissenting vote. Council also unanimously passed Supervisor Peagler’s amended Berkeley County Water and Sanitation budget.

Kids Runway Show & Chidren’s Book Drive this saturday

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Charleston Children’s Fashion Week® will present the limited edition artisan quality children’s couture label Seam Collection of …

DREAM offering window display workshop

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

On Wednesday, Aug. 5 Summerville DREAM will be hosting Storefront Window Displays: Visual Merchandising for Main Street.

Police Blotter – The couple that passes gas together, argues together UPDATED

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:39 p.m.

A couple was at home one night when the boyfriend’s brother allegedly came over unannounced and tried to get into the apartment.

Education Station's BTS Bonanza 2015

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:41 p.m.

Photos by Marcella McCray Newton"

Community events

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:40 p.m.

It is that time of year again and Wando High School is preparing to begin another amazing school year. Below you will find the agenda for schedule pick-up and fee payment.

YMCA says DD2 owes $21K for pool expenditures

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:18 p.m.

Dorchester District Two is being asked to reimburse the Summerville Family YMCA for expenses incurred when talks of an aquatic center first got …

Oakbrook Middle principal to be named

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7:30 a.m.

With less than three weeks until the first day of school, Oakbrook Middle is in need of a principal, and while the superintendent has someone in mind, …

Statement from Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone Regarding the Boy Scouts of America

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:38 p.m.

“On Monday, July 27, the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) ratified a resolution stating that no adults can be denied registration as employees or non-unit-serving volunteers of the Boy Scouts of America ‘on the basis of sexual orientation.’ The resolution also affirms a chartered …

RiverDogs top Greenville on Big Splash Day

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:29 p.m.

The Charleston RiverDogs squeezed out a 2-1 victory in the series finale against the Greenville Drive on Tuesday afternoon’s ‘Big …

Charleston County Parks hosting Back to School Bash in Hollywood, Johns Island

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:39 a.m.

Events offer free info and supplies, raise money for The Parklands Foundation’s Genesis Project

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