African American Leaders Unite to Strengthen the Education

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:35 a.m.

Out of a need to adequately to promote and represent the collective giving power of black and minority professionals, Trident United Way will launch the African American Leadership Council (AALC) on Wednesday, April 22. The AALC is being formed to improve the education and financial lives of families and children in the Tri-County area.

What you need to know before getting on the water UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:43 a.m.

Berkeley County Auditor Janet Brown Jurosko would like to help the residents of Berkeley County with their questions concerning marine equipment.

Charleston County Community Development holds presentation in observance of National Fair Housing Month

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:22 a.m.

State housing expert will make presentation and answer questions related to fair housing

Town earns prestigious Ragan Awards recognition

Friday, April 17, 2015 9:41 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant was recently awarded Honorable Mention in the Ragan’s 2014 Employee Communications Awards for Best Informational or …

Oswald joins Carolina One

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Jeremiah Oswald has called the Charleston area home since moving to Summerville in 2003. A Realtor® since 2008, Oswald recently moved his …

St. Stephen man’s death ruled homicide UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:04 a.m.

A St. Stephen man’s death has been ruled a homicide by Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

District CFO: Property tax increase needed for schools’ deficit

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Get ready to dig into those pockets. Berkeley County School District CFO Brantley Thomas said the district is facing a $10 million deficit in next …

Meals on Wheels succeeds with online fundraiser

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:09 a.m.

East Cooper Meals on Wheels is pleased to announce success in their MatchingFund.org fundraising campaign, raising more than $20,000 for the …

Defense leads way in GCHS shutout UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:40 a.m.

Goose Creek goalie Erin Odgers recorded her fourth shutout of the season and defenders Taylor Vega and Maddie Ellison helped limit Northwood Academy …

Steel band

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On March 28 the Summerville High School Green Wave Steel Band traveled to Columbia to perform and compete in the inaugural ‘Steel Band …

Arrests made in Shar Pei case

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has arrested four people in connection with Shenanigan Shar Peis, which inundated Doc Williams SPCA on Jan. …

Spearman Calls on Communities to Prepare for ACT Tests

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:35 a.m.

Today, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman called on teachers, parents, and students to prepare for the new timed ACT tests that will be administered across the State April 28-30.

MPPD expands Nextdoor

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:42 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is expanding their community outreach through the social media site Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com).

Welch drafted by WNBA’s Sky

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:35 a.m.

From a program that just journeyed to the NCAA Final Four to a franchise that played in the last WNBA finals, the road traveled by Aleighsa Welch the …

Commemorate the End of the Civil War

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:41 p.m.

Have you seen the single spotlight above Fort Sumter this week? Two beams became one on April 14th, symbolizing the reunification of the nation on the 150th Anniversary of the re-raising of the United States flag over Fort Sumter. The Fort Sumter-Fort Moultrie Historical Trust & our community partners invite you to participate in several free …

Charleston Southern computer science team finishes second in cyber defense competition

Friday, April 17, 2015 3:51 p.m.

A team of Charleston Southern computer science students captured second place at the 3rd Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition this week.

Salmon, soda bread and sweet spot desserts

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

We Hills are a partying lot. It doesn’t take much for us to get together and everybody bring something. Our last gatherings were based on …

Filing period for vacant town council seat opens

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The 10-day filing period for Mike Lockliear’s vacated Moncks Corner Town Council seat is open.

Sheriff seeks funding for extra staffing

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Sheriff L.C. Knight presented the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office budget at county council’s capital improvement planning retreat on …

Speed Hump Installation Slated for 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:40 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant will begin installing traffic calming devices (speed humps) within the community beginning tomorrow. Work is scheduled to be completed within the next 30 days. Below is the schedule subject to weather conditions.

New service allows callers to text 911

Friday, April 17, 2015 4:11 a.m.

Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center announced the launch of Text-to-911 in Charleston County. Text-to-911 allows individuals to text message 911 through their cellular phones if they are within Charleston County when sending the text message. Consolidated Dispatch director Jim Lake made the announcement during a press conference on April 7. …

Hamlin Road Closure Slated May 1-3

Friday, April 17, 2015 2:17 p.m.

Hamlin Road will be closed to through traffic from Friday, May 1, 2015 starting at 8 p.m. until Monday, May 3, 2015 at 6 a.m. for the installation of storm water drainage pipes across the roadway at the new intersection of Billy Swails Boulevard. This road closure will enable the contractor OL Thompson Company to install the drainage pipes under …

New Red Cross app free to public

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The American Red Cross has announced the release of its new Emergency App, which gives instant access to weather alerts, life-saving information and …

Kulture Klash Features Mix Master Mike, Benefits Lowcountry AIDS Services

Friday, April 17, 2015 2:16 p.m.

Popular Charleston arts and culture festival Kulture Klash presented by Avita’s MedExpress Pharmacy will return to the Lowcountry this spring …

Four arrested in Shar Pei surrender case UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:39 a.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has arrested four people in connection with Shenanigan Shar Peis, which inundated Doc Williams SPCA on Jan. …

Friends of the Library joins Lowcountry Giving Day

Friday, April 17, 2015 1:50 p.m.

The Charleston Friends of the Library, the nonprofit that supports the programs of the Charleston County Public Library, announced their …

Litvin Named Fulbright Ambassador

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:42 a.m.

College of Charleston Hospitality and Tourism professor Steve Litvin has been named a Fulbright Ambassador.

Finding the best baby sitter and communicating with kids

Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:05 a.m.

Lightning round time!

Green Wave vs. Fort D baseball

Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:27 p.m.

Pictures from the April 14 Summerville vs. Fort Dorchester Baseball varsity game.

Search continues for missing woman

Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:08 a.m.

When Brandy Chance thinks of her sister, her mind takes her to the most gut-wrenching possibilities.

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