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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.

BCSO Youth Camp combines learning and fun to teach local kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:55 a.m.

More than 50 area kids attended the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Youth Camp during the week of July 13-17 at the Berkeley County Emergency …

Battery aims for rebound against FC Montreal

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 7:34 p.m.

When Charleston first met FC Montreal in Canada on May 14, the Battery were in high form and the Quebecois were on a losing streak. Those roles will …

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, …

Notable judo instructor, Citadel grad honored

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:11 p.m.

The International Armed Services Judo and Jujitsu Academy (IASJJA) has honored Ronald Allan Charles, Ph.D, notable graduate of the Citadel’s …

Radio, TV personality hosts Back 2 School Giveaway Aug. 8 UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 3:50 p.m.

Radio and television personality, Lenard McKelvey — more commonly known as Charlamagne Tha God — and Third Eye Awareness will celebrate the start of the new school year with Back 2 School Giveaway noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Berkeley High School’s old gym.

Forum addresses gun violence

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:15 p.m.

About 100 people came together Sunday afternoon to vent their frustrations about gun violence and search for tangible answers as to what they can do …

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 …

Nicholas Charles Testa, Jr.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:58 a.m.

Nicholas Charles Testa, Jr., 61, of Summerville, SC, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015. His memorial service will be held Sunday, August 2, 2015, in the J. …

IOP businesses adjust to ban on plastic bags

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:25 a.m.

In the 50 years since their invention, plastic bags have become an everyday part of life. Gaining widespread use in the early ‘80s, …

Troopers: Dorchester Co. deputy arrested for DUI UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:54 p.m.

A Dorchester County deputy was charged Wednesday morning with suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

DD2 names two new principals

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:12 p.m.

DD2 has made a few big changes with some staff members’ positions.

County preps site for Volvo’s first US plant

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:05 p.m.

Workers in Sweden take their summer vacations seriously, which is why there has been little movement by that country’s leading carmaker on a Volvo manufacturing plant — the first in the U.S. — to be built in Berkeley County.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Awards $7,500 in scholarships

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:57 a.m.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union awarded $7,500 in scholarship prizes to three area students.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:26 a.m.

Isle of Palms managed parking is a plan to waste our tax dollars. Council paid Stantec thousands of dollars last Memorial Day (2014) to study what we already knew about parking and traffic. Now they want to spend $1.2 million of our money over 10 years to implement a plan that will do nothing to alleviate the traffic problems. But it will add 180 …

Crash kills 2 UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:39 p.m.

Two people died following a crash on S.C. 61 near Middleton Place during rush hour Wednesday afternoon, according to Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet.

Hotel will benefit all

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

Dear editor:

Deadly kiss? Bug could spread deadly disease to the Lowcountry

The Post and Courier

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:49 a.m.

The kissing bug is no beauty. A half-inch long, it looks like a cross between a roach and a paper wasp, with wings folded back like a bat.

Louie’s Kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6:46 a.m.

Louie’s Kids presents a nine-week family fitness program to train kids and adults for the Isle of Palms Connector 10K.

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 …

Presidential candidate stops by Summerville UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:49 a.m.

Summerville received its first visit from a Presidential candidate Friday morning with the 2016 race now underway.

Guest Editorial: The best ways to pay tribute to the Emanuel Nine

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:46 a.m.

The world’s spotlight has been on Charleston for the past few weeks in the wake of the massacre at the Emanuel AME Church. The aftermath of that horrific event has included the encouraging sight of a community, state and nation coming together to pray and offer support — both emotional and financial — for the nine families …

Where am I?

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

Raise your hand if you’re lost. What? Me, too!

Mt. Pleasant Pro-Am tees off this weekend UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 7:31 p.m.

The third Annual Mount Pleasant Charity Pro-Am Open, presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, at Patriots Point Links on Charleston Harbor is set …

Obituaries: July 24, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:48 a.m.

SSGT Loyde Leelan “Lee” Williams, US Air Force, Ret., 85, of Goose Creek, SC, died Thursday, July 16, 2015 evening at his residence. Surviving are three daughters, Laura J. Madden of Inman, Debbie L. Snider and her husband, David, of Goose Creek, and Terrie Haugen of Summerville; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Online …

Where am I?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:46 a.m.

Raise your hand if you’re lost. What? Me, too!

School board announces superintendent finalists, meetings

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 8:42 a.m.

Berkeley County school board named three finalists for the superintendent position on July 28.

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. …

Center for Women honors community members

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 4:17 a.m.

The future of Highway 41 and what led us there

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:56 p.m.

The Mill Creek development, which will soon begin to take shape on Highway 41, has many nearby residents fearful of the traffic impacts it will create along the choked arterial.

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