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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.

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 …

Hotel will benefit all

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

Dear editor:

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. …

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

Mount Pleasant Police host National Night Out UPDATED

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:53 a.m.

On Aug. 4, 2015 join over 37 million people in 16,124 communities to celebrate America’s National Night Out Against Crime.

Heber Allen (Butch) Carson

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7:08 a.m.

We were all running with scissors… to the outside world we all grow old, but not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. …

Trident Tech offering STEM opportunities to vets

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

Trident Technical College (TTC) is holding a workshop for anyone who has served or is serving in any branch of the military, whether they are active …

Mount Pleasant Police receive Reaccreditation with Excellence

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:09 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department received their 8th accreditation award on July 25th during a formal hearing in Colorado Springs, Colorado. For …

Sweatman stuns Law 356-334 in runoff redo UPDATED

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

Chad Sweatman fought the Law and won.

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce hosts State Delegation Appreciation

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:17 a.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce will host the State Delegation Appreciation on July 29 at Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. With the conclusion of the 2015 Legislative Session, the event will serve as an opportunity to thank our elected leaders for their courage to remove the Confederate Flag from our State House …

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