DAR selects Outstanding History Teacher of the Year

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Pren Woods, seventh grade social studies teacher at Alston Middle School, has been selected as the Outstanding History Teacher of the Year by the …

Is it hot in here?

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:39 a.m.

I am hormonal. You have been warned.

Town approves construction of new Foxbank fire station UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:58 a.m.

The Town of Moncks Corner approved a $1.8 million general obligation bond that includes funding for a new fire station in the Foxbank community, a …

Award winners

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

State plans forum to address wild hogs issue

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:31 a.m.

To combat the scourge of highly destructive feral pigs throughout the state, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in conjunction with …

Charleston Southern recognized for community service

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:36 a.m.

For the fourth consecutive year, Charleston Southern University has been recognized by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll …

The write stuff ...

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:38 a.m.

By the time many of you read this, I’ll be almost there, winding the clubhouse turn and heading down the home stretch.

YMCA Oyster Shindig at Pine Forest Country Club UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:06 p.m.

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Postal carrier robbed at gunpoint; reward offered for information UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:27 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force, is investigating the armed robbery of a postal letter carrier.

S.C. begins issuing gay marriage licenses UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:37 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A judge issued the first gay marriage licenses in South Carolina on Wednesday, even as the state attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block the unions.

Big speller

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:11 p.m.

The Spann Spelling Bee, won by Devin Cohen, was held Nov. 13 in the Spann cafe. Linda Karges-Bone from Charleston Southern University was the …

Laing students get hands-on medical experience

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:04 a.m.

Students in “Medical Detectives” class at Laing Middle School got “A Glimpse In Medicine” at MUSC last month as part of their …

Reward offered for info on postal carrier robbery

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:30 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force, is investigating the armed robbery of a postal letter carrier.

Lucasville comes to Shem Creek

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:01 p.m.

Accompanying this article is a close-up from an 1863 map showing Shem Creek and the original village of Mount Pleasant. At the top is the name “Lucas. …

DuBose volleyball takes first

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 8:51 p.m.


Police Blotter - Speeders beware

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:28 a.m.

Neighbors in a local subdivision are fed up with speeders and have taken to snapping photos of offenders and calling police. One such incident involved a resident who was allegedly speeding and who actually lived in the neighborhood. A resident witnessed what she thought was speeding and took pictures. Police arrived, heard her side of the story …

Charleston Cooks announces new leadership

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:05 p.m.

November 19, 2014 – As Charleston Cooks! approaches its ten year anniversary on East Bay Street, the retail store and culinary school continue to offer innovative products and exciting cooking classes. Owner Dick Elliott selected Kim Rada to be Director of Charleston Cooks! and its three locations in Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville.

ECCO provides Thanksgiving meals to low-income families

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:33 a.m.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) will provide full Thanksgiving meals to families in poverty during the holiday season. ECCO clients comprise the working poor, the elderly and disabled, families in generational poverty and those experiencing situational poverty.

Mellow Mushroom aims to win Movember

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:13 a.m.

This November, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers will host a series of events to raise funds and awareness for the world-famous Movember Foundation — the leading global organization devoted to changing the face of men's health by bringing attention to prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.

Behind the Apple -- Valerie White

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6:30 a.m.

Valerie White loved her middle school and high school experience – enough to want teenagers to have that same love for education and being at school …

TV’s ‘Finding Bigfoot’ coming to South Carolina

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:09 a.m.

Animal Planet wants to know, is Berkeley County “squatchy?”

Questions regarding a change in marriage law UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:04 a.m.

Judge Richard Gergel's stay on his on ruling enabling same-sex marriage in our state expires tomorrow. That means this could be a landmark week in South Carolina both legally and culturally.

Pitt Street Pharmacy celebrates 77 years in Old Village

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:06 a.m.

Pitt Street Pharmacy continues the tradition of excellence in compounded medications, customer service and soda fountain food and drink since 1937.

Flowertown Players presents Sound of Music

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Grab your guitar and Lederhosen! The Sound of Music is coming to the Flowertown Players in Summerville.

O’Neil enters race for mayor

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:33 a.m.

Longtime Sullivan's Island Councilman Patrick M. O'Neil has entered the race in the island's special mayoral election to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 6, …

Benefit for Anne Marie Melfi at The Woodlands

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:22 p.m.

Photos by Keri Whitaker

Recreation department cheerleaders recognized UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:00 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department hosted a cheerleading exhibition last week to honor the recreation department cheerleading squads.

Crime Beat

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Harleyville man reported he was cutting a firebreak around property he and his father own on Main Street in Harleyville. The man said an adjacent neighbor came out of his house, approached the complainant, accused him of trespassing, and threatened to beat him up.

Police Blotter – Harassing phone calls

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:14 a.m.

A local man had to call police to report harassing phone calls – from his own brother. According to a police report, the victim said his brother was threatening to harm his family. And this was not the first time an incident like this has happened, the report said.

County hires new Economic Development Director

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Dorchester County has a new Economic Development Director.

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