Mount Pleasant’s Christensen wins javelin national championship UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:24 a.m.

Mount Pleasant's Liam Christensen captured the gold medal in the 15-16 year-old boys javelin throw at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic …

Be on the look out UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:42 p.m.

By Sully Witte

Getting a kick at camp UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:34 a.m.

It was kids vs. coaches at the last day of the Summerville Family YMCA’s week-long soccer clinic.

Police Blotter - House party

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:46 a.m.

A woman had to call police because someone decided to have a party in her home without permission. She told officers, it appeared they entered through the dog door. She said she had been away and had someone watching the house and her dogs.

‘This is a win-win’

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:30 p.m.

Limited cellphone usage is now permitted at Dorchester District Two high schools.

Summer Tomato, Onion, Cucumber Salad UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:32 a.m.

3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, or more to taste 2 medium …

Politics the focus of NAACP meeting UPDATED

The Gazette

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:06 a.m.

The Goose Creek chapter of the NAACP received a short course in politics Monday night.

Police Blotter – Stalker

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:06 a.m.

A woman came to police headquarters to ask police to serve a no trespass notice on a man who used to be her roommate. She explained that they worked together and they lived together. But when he wanted to take the friendship to a different level, she said no and asked him to move out, the report said. He moved out and took a leave of absence from …

Football pre-season begins Aug. 1 UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:59 a.m.

Al Davis, the late maverick owner of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, said it best when he coined the phrase, “Just win baby.”

Santee Cooper’s Baxley named to GSSM board

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:08 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation has announced the following new board members for the 2014-2017 Board of Directors term:

CSU picked third in Big South; Four Bucs earn preseason honors

Monday, July 28, 2014 5:03 p.m.

Charleston Southern was picked to finish in third place in the Big South Conference Football 2014 Preseason Poll, announced Thursday at the league’s …

County ‘digs into fund balance’ to pass $61M budget UPDATED

The Independent

Monday, July 28, 2014 11:15 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has passed its budget for the current fiscal year after months of wrangling and a slew of last-minute amendments that, in the …

County begins selecting, prioritizing road projects for referendum

The Independent

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:09 a.m.

The county has begun assembling a list of crumbling roads and nightmarish intersections to address should the voters renew the one-cent sales …

Global Leadership Summit begins Aug. 14

Monday, July 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

World renowned leaders from business, government, education, churches and the arts are among the high-profile faculty who will address Christian leaders at LifePark during the (WCA) 2014 Global Leadership Summit, broadcast live via satellite from Willow Creek Church.

Police Blotter – Phone scam

Monday, July 28, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Urgent – beware.

MADD’s campaign has strengthened drunk driving laws in 24 states

Monday, July 28, 2014 3:20 p.m.

When Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) launched its “Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving” in the fall of 2006, one state, New Mexico, had an all-offender ignition interlock law. Since then, 23 states have passed all-offender ignition interlock legislation. The campaign continues to be the nation's blueprint to eliminate drunk …

Have you Met: Maddy Reed

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Rising junior Maddy Reed is looking to have her best season yet with the Lady Swamp Foxes’ soccer team.

Mount Pleasant 12U finishes sixth in Southeast UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 4:58 p.m.

Mount Pleasant 12U all-stars finished sixth overall in the Cal Ripken Southeast Regional championships last week in Lewisburg, Tennessee.

Gaia Fit holds fitness challenge to benefit nonprofit

Monday, July 28, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Local health business Gaia Fit held a fundraiser on Saturday, July 12, at Smythe Park on Daniel Island to raise funds in assistance for bringing the national nonprofit Girls on the Run to Charleston. Participants formed teams of four and competed in fitness challenges for the chance to win prizes from local businesses. To participate, a donation …

Wolves’ Wyatt Craig commits to Newberry UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:10 a.m.

Wyatt Craig wants to enjoy his senior season as much as possible and with that, wanted to eliminate any unnecessary distractions.

Heitzler declares Aug. 10-16 ‘Knights of Columbus Family Week’ UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler has signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 10-16 as “Knights of Columbus Family Week” in the City of …

Citadel announces sports media upgrades

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:19 p.m.

The Citadel’s athletic department announced last week that its home events during the 2014-15 season will be streamed live for free through the new CitadelSports.com website and video portal.

Ladson business delivers 96 floral arrangements to nursing home

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:13 a.m.

Local Ladson florist Sandra Bird of Birds Nest Florists & Gifts delivered 96 floral arrangements to Heartland Health Nursing Home in Hanahan last …

Strickland, Vinson to wed

Monday, July 28, 2014 4:24 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Hutto of Cross, and Mr. JoJo Strickland of Darlington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Seabrook Strickland to …

Builder touts green-building

Special to the Journal Scene

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:45 a.m.

The term “high performance home” may conjure images of high-tech computerized houses, but high performance homes aren’t futuristic at all. …

Business kudos

Monday, July 28, 2014 3:16 p.m.

The board of directors of the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA) announced its selection of the agency’s new executive director. After a national search that included consideration of more than 85 individuals, the board voted unanimously to offer the position to Peggy G. Boykin, who has accepted the appointment. She will begin …

After tragedy, local ministry inspires coach to host camp

Monday, July 28, 2014 1:19 p.m.

About a year ago, Shaun Haggerty and his wife were devastated by the loss of their daughter, Sydney Ann Hagerty, who passed away just 20 minutes …

Repticon brings reptile event to Charleston

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Repticon, a promoter of nationwide reptile and exotic animal expos, reintroduces its special one-day-only event, ReptiDay. The event will bring the …

Church a haven for senior citizens UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:09 a.m.

Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church of Pineville, located on Highway 45, provides a refreshing setting for senior residents of the upper Berkeley …

Saunders wins silver at World Junior Championships UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 9:23 p.m.

With the world watching and her hometown community behind her, Raven Saunders delivered.

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