County GOP to elect new chair

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:15 a.m.

The Dorchester County Republican Party will elect a chairman to fill the unexpired term of former Chairman Jordan Bryngelson during a special election to be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 1.

On Vacation – Ocracoke, North Carolina

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:26 a.m.

Nancy Kelbaugh, Mary Poehlein and Sharon Skowronek rode horses on the beach in Ocracoke, North Carolina with their copy of the Moultrie News. They …

Academic Magnet picks up top-10 votes in prep football polls

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 4:43 p.m.

Academic Magnet received top-10 votes in this week’s South Carolina Prep Football Media Poll.

Wednesday roundup: Wando tennis; BE, PCA volleyball

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:14 p.m.

Wando girls tennis kept its perfect region record intact with a 6-0 win at James Island Tuesday.

River sweep

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Boy Scouts in Troop 759 from Boone Hill United Methodist Church cleaned the boat ramp in Jamestown, S.C. on the Santee River during the national …

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Unnecessary ventures

Ramblings from Julie

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

My mind is all over the place lately. I blame it on hormone shifts but the less we talk about that, the better.

Interacting with animals

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 11:01 a.m.

On Sept. 12, staff from the Grice Marine Lab of the College of Charleston visited Eagle Nest Elementary School’s first graders. A touch tank was set …

Preparing for the worst

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Ben Harrison, a student at the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center, secures a patient as part of an emergency response simulation. …

Future Swamp Foxes

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:31 p.m.

Flowertown Elementary Kindergartener Amir Jones shows his Busy Bee and Swamp Fox spirit at this year’s Future Fox Night. The Leadership Class at …

On Vacation – Alaska

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:26 a.m.

Eric Anderson and JoAnna Eason enjoyed a cruise to Alaska. This photo was taken on their final day at sea when they encountered 15-foot swells.

Patriots shutout Warriors

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Patriots combined another strong defensive performance with a balanced attack Friday to earn a 24-0 shutout at Wando.

Crime Beat

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Through the window…

Lady Green Wave is rolling in region tennis action

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:02 p.m.

The Summerville girls’ tennis team beat region foe Fort Dorchester on the road Thursday.

Goose Creek council sees details of center expansion UPDATED

The Gazette

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:02 a.m.

Goose Creek residents could have a lot more room to play in the future.

Behind the Apple -- Sandy Conroy

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Sandy Conroy comes from a long line of teachers.

Local stylists work with Miss America contestants

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Last month, four stylists from Mount Pleasant’s Vanity Salon packed their kits and headed to Atlantic City for a dream opportunity: to work behind the scenes at the Miss America Pageant. Vanity Salon owner Kim Coleman, along with staff members Kristen Litchfield, Shauna Romanoff and Kira Caudill, were selected as the hair and makeup team for four …

On Vacation – Hawaii

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:26 a.m.

Mount Pleasant residents Anita Snyder and Don Schappell vacationed with family in the beautiful Hawaiian islands. This particular picture was taken …

County backs power utility’s fight on new EPA rule UPDATED

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:17 a.m.

South Carolina will face the largest carbon dioxide emission reduction requirements in the nation if a proposed federal environmental rule goes into affect unaltered, according to officials at a Berkeley County power utility.

Getting crabby in Awendaw – 19th annual Blue Crab Festival

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 4:41 p.m.

The Town of Awendaw Crab Festival is a hometown favorite, but neighbors to the north and south of this rural area are joining in on the fun too. Each …

Green Wave gets back on track

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 11:22 a.m.

With its signal caller back in the lineup, the Green Wave football team jumped on the bus Friday determined to return to the win column.

Skipton fundraising golf tourney Oct. 27

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:33 p.m.

The Goose Creek Fire Department is sponsoring a fundraising golf tournament Oct. 27 to benefit the family of former firefighter Steve Skipton Jr., who died recently from lung cancer.

Salvage for Our Seas on display at aquarium

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:25 a.m.

Marine animals come to life through recycled metal, tools and old engine parts in the South Carolina Aquarium's newest art installation, Salvage for Our Seas. The exhibition, on display through Jan. 15, features sculptures by Charleston artist Daniel Miner representing the Lowcountry's diverse animals and landscapes.

Superintendent: Act now on two Hanahan properties for school

The Gazette

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:07 p.m.

In front of a crowd worried about traffic congestion and overcrowded schools, the Berkeley County schools chief conveyed a sense of urgency on an …

4 Shades of Red Art Show opens Friday

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:12 p.m.

Four Shades of Red opens Friday at the Lowcountry Artists Gallery on East Bay Street, Charleston.

Legend Oaks Gives Back

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The sixth annual Legend Oaks Gives Back Charity Weekend, hosted by Legend Oaks Golf and Tennis Club, raised $44,044 for Meals on Wheels of …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:26 a.m.

The Sept. 9 issue of the Post and Courier has a section B front page exclaiming and explaining the needs and costs for all the Department of Transportation projects needed in the next 25 years. The “projects” and their costs include $1.2 billion for planning and building bicycle lanes and trails.

Quinn to be featured on Fish Tales

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:32 p.m.

Fort Dorchester High School graduate Robert Quinn is featured in an NFL Films Presents segment that will air Thursday night.

DD2 end-of-course exam results are in

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:54 p.m.

Dorchester District Two end-of-course exam results are in and, according to Sean Alford, officials are “excited.”

Red Cross assists Bonneau family

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:18 a.m.

The American Red Cross assisted a Bonneau family of three adults and three children after their home on Pooshee Plantation Way was destroyed by fire …

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