Tax increase could bring improved and expanded parks and recreation to Mount Pleasant UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:36 p.m.

Additional fire department resources were needed to keep up with growth, and Mount Pleasant Town Council approved and funded Fire Station 6 at Carolina Park. Twelve employees have now been hired to operate Station 6, which is in a temporary facility in the old Berkeley Electric Co-Op building.

Coroner: County death toll high

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Many may be unfamiliar with the fact that the county’s longest-serving elected official works with dead bodies.

Councilman Smith appointed to Council of Aging

Monday, July 6, 2015 7:42 a.m.

Mark M. Smith, co-owner of McAlister-Smith Funeral Home and town councilman for Mount Pleasant, has been commissioned to serve a two-year term as a …

Goose Creek Post 166 vs. Dalzell

Monday, July 6, 2015 8:07 a.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt

Summers Corner taking shape

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Construction is under way along a tract of land to house residential, commercial and recreational properties for the Lowcountry.

Meet the School Board District 7 candidates UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The special election to fill the empty District 7 school board seat is Tuesday, July 14.

Women’s Day Program set for July 19

Monday, July 6, 2015 10:59 a.m.

Day Dawn Baptist Church invites the public to its annual Missionary and Women’s Day Program on July 19 (third Sunday), at 10 a.m. during regularly scheduled services.

Jacqueline Joyce Hartz (Heintzelman)

Monday, July 6, 2015 10:19 a.m.

Jacqueline Joyce Hartz (Heintzelman) passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015 in Summerville SC, at the age of 65.

Arnette receives state medical board appointment

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Former Berkeley County Coroner and longtime community leader Wade Arnette recently received a new responsibility.

Unity fund to address systemic problems

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Coastal Community Foundation, a grantmaking institution dedicated to serving coastal South Carolina, announced that it has established the Lowcountry Unity Fund in response to the June 17, 2015 shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston. The purpose of the fund is to promote long-term solutions that address systemic issues contributing to …

Old Village Fourth of July Parade salutes America

Monday, July 6, 2015 8:05 a.m.

The spirit of a nation was on full display this Fourth of July weekend.

Moncks Corner rings in Fourth with style

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Town of Moncks Corner ushered in a series of firsts with this year’s Fourth of July celebration.

This Week in Print – ‘Yes’ votes that never came to be

Monday, July 6, 2015 1:30 p.m.

In December of 1993, 21 years ago, the Moultrie News reported that the Charleston County School Board, in a 7-to-1 vote, approved construction of a …

Moultrie News readers celebrate the 4th of July UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 4:05 p.m.

Moultrie News readers celebrated the 4th of July all across the Lowcountry. Share your photos from the holiday with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Lt. Col. (Ret. USAF) Robert Norman Choate

Monday, July 6, 2015 10:55 a.m.

Lt. Col. (Ret. USAF) Robert Norman Choate, 82, of Summerville, husband of Emma Louise Rushing Choate, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Trident Medical Center.

Mill Creek project goes to council for first reading UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 2:26 p.m.

The Planning Committee of Mount Pleasant Town Council voted 3 to 1 to recommend impact assessment approval for the Mill Creek Project on Highway 41, across from the Planter’s Pointe neighborhood.

Warrior Athlete

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Army Veteran Sgt. Sean Hook of Summerville receives the silver medal in the Men’s Shot Put Standing 6.0 category at the 2015 Department …

District raises funds with ‘Shaggin’ Under the Stars’ July 16

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District is inviting everyone to “get on the bus” and support education in Berkeley County by attending …

U.S. Women's World Cup championship: A win for everyone UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 3:19 p.m.

Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone paused for a moment to make sure everyone was ready.

Bonneau Fourth of July UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 3:12 p.m.

Photos by Ann Mack

Panthers attend camp, look towards Fall

For The Journal Scene

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Pinewood’s varsity football team attended football camp at Clemson University June 12 through June 14.

Nexton Elementary opens its doors

Sunday, July 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Hundreds of little Explorers will fill a new elementary school this upcoming fall semester.

Old Village Fourth of July Parade UPDATED

Sunday, July 5, 2015 2:08 p.m.

The Old Village held its annual Fourth of July Parade. Residents donned their red, white and blue to celebrate Independence Day.

Building the American dream – Rotary partners with Habitat for Humanity

Sunday, July 5, 2015 5:01 p.m.

Rotary partners with local Habitat for Humanity

Program helps overlooked victims of addiction

Sunday, July 5, 2015 11:31 a.m.

It’s not unusual for Karen Perlmutter to make people cry.

Keeping your thirsty lawn healthy and happy

Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:45 a.m.

Grass is burning up and dying across the Lowcountry. You can really tell if your irrigation heads are not properly turning in this kind of weather. At Possum’s we are getting a lot of calls about dead grass and the people are emphatic that they are watering; however, their irrigation is not hitting everywhere it should be. Once they take a …

Miss South Carolina to compete for Miss USA

Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:40 a.m.

With less than seven days before she leaves for Miss USA, Sarah Weishuhn says, “I am ready!”

City’s 9U team headed for SE Regionals, seeking financial support

Sunday, July 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Goose Creek youth baseball team has qualified for the Cal Ripken Southeast Regionals and is seeking donations and sponsorships from city residents …

Summerville man drowns in North Myrtle Beach

Sunday, July 5, 2015 8:05 p.m.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH (AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old father of four from Summerville has drowned while swimming in the ocean at North Myrtle Beach.

State Farm agent Tony Pope celebrates 25 years

Sunday, July 5, 2015 3:39 p.m.

State Farm agent Tony Pope’s Summerville office is celebrating 25 years of service to its policyholders in July.

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