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Letter: Referendum is grassroots effort

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 p.m.

To the Editor:

Reported cases of Zika virus dropping in South Carolina

For the Independent

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Reported Zika cases in South Carolina have dropped in recent weeks, a trend experts are cautiously optimistic about as summer fades.

Kennard: Enjoy wild places while they last

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:41 a.m.

Full disclosure: I wrote this last week before I left for the wilds of the Francis Marion National Forest. So by the time you read this I will likely be unconscious in my bead from exhaustion, in the hospital being treated for snake bites, or in the belly of an alligator.

Citadel announces company honors

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:45 a.m.

The Citadel announced several awards and achievements from the 2015-16 school year.

Monks Corner woman makes a deal on TV game show

Monks Corner woman makes a deal on TV game show
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 9:40 a.m.

When actor, comedian and now-host of CBS’ “Let’s Make A Deal” game show Wayne Brady invited Moncks Corner resident Margie …

Portion of Pimlico Blvd named for former coroner Glenn Rhoad

Portion of Pimlico Blvd named for former coroner Glenn Rhoad
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:43 a.m.

S.C. Rep. Bill Crosby announced Sept. 19 that a portion of Pimlico Boulevard, from Cypress Gardens Road to Live Oak Avenue, would be named the Glenn …

Crime beat

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A woman reported her 1986 red Honda Elite 80 scooter had been stolen from her front porch. She told deputies it had been chained to a pole, and both those items were also missing.

Panthers defeat Ben Lippen on the road

Panthers defeat Ben Lippen on the road

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:01 p.m.

The Pinewood Panthers took their record to 5-1 on the season by defeating Ben Lippen 34-25 on the road Friday night.

New Carolina Career School offers online career schooling

New Carolina Career School offers online career schooling
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:39 p.m.

As Carolina Career School went live this month in Columbia and Mount Pleasant, the National Center for Education Statistics reported that the costs …

Aguirre-Johnson awarded master’s degree

Aguirre-Johnson awarded master’s degree
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Amanda Aguirre-Johnson of Summerville received a Master of Medical Science degree in physician assistant studies at the Class of 2016 graduation of …

DCSO: Two suspects in custody after fatal Summerville shooting UPDATED

DCSO: Two suspects in custody after fatal Summerville shooting
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:25 a.m.

Dorchester County sheriff’s officials said they have two people in custody after a man was shot and killed Tuesday night on Orangeburg Road.

The Charleston Center for Jewish Life is open in Mt. Pleasant

The Charleston Center for Jewish Life is open in Mt. Pleasant
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:59 a.m.

The Charleston Center for Jewish Life had its grand opening on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Mount Pleasant. The event was attended by hundreds of participants, …

Google’s water demands “a threat to public health and safety” says Mt Pleasant Councilman

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:48 a.m.

A proposal to pump up to 1.5 million gallons of water daily from an aquifer in order to cool Google’s server farm near Goose Creek and Moncks Corner could imperil the area’s drinking water, a town councilman said.

Dorchester County deputy fired after arrest on prostitution charge UPDATED

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:04 p.m.

North Charleston Police said they arrested a Dorchester County deputy accused of soliticing sex from an undercover officer on Friday.

People to Watch: Davon Gilliard ‘Can’t Stop Training’ UPDATED

People to Watch: Davon Gilliard ‘Can’t Stop Training’
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It’s not yet 7 a.m., but the sound of a basketball pounding the hardwood echoes like an alarm clock ringing through the empty gymnasium.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:47 a.m.

ACHENBACH, John Arthur, 93, of Goose Creek, a Navy retiree, Naval Air Rework Facility retiree and widower of Rita Achenbach, died Sept. 19. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith’s Goose Creek Chapel.

Highway Patrol: One dead in three-car collision

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:30 a.m.

One person is dead after a three-car wreck on Dorchester Road Tuesday.

Coding his own way into business — And helping kids to do the same UPDATED

Coding his own way into business — And helping kids to do the same
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Before 23-year-old Will Jamieson was the chief marketing officer of Daniel Island-based Infinite Takes, before he was part of the founding team of …

CSU’s Singleton Baseball Complex moving forward

CSU’s Singleton Baseball Complex moving forward
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:49 a.m.

Construction of the Singleton Baseball Complex at Charleston Southern University will begin this fall and is expected to be complete during the …

Charleston VA Medical Center improves parking for veterans

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 9:36 a.m.

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is helping to alleviate parking stress for its patients by adding 200 complimentary parking spaces for Veterans at its main hospital in downtown Charleston. This Veteran parking increase is the result of VA’s multi-prong approach that includes complimentary valet parking at the medical center, a 600- …

County considers $250k for child advocacy organizations

For the Independent

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:46 a.m.

Saying it’s important to help children in need, Berkeley County Council was expected Monday to give away $250,000 to local nonprofits.

Letter: Children, money at heart of school board election

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

Patriot volleyball

Patriot volleyball
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Drowning in details: Confessions of a news junkie

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:42 a.m.

We subscribe to two newspapers, four magazines, three podcasts, two blogs, Direct TV and Netflix. Online, I read the SJS, the Daily Mail, Washington Post and HuffPo.

Town announces traffic detour

Town announces traffic detour
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:41 a.m.

Construction crews are set to divert traffic on Ann Edwards Lane beginning Friday evening and ending Sunday afternoon.

Wando’s McDaniel voted Player of the Week; Week 5 nominees UPDATED

Wando’s McDaniel voted Player of the Week; Week 5 nominees
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:58 a.m.

Wando linebacker Stephen McDaniel was voted the Week 4 East Cooper Player of the Week.

Williams: Why can’t we all get along?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Challenges! Challenges! So many challenges we face. When disease or sickness strikes we combine our many resources and with time we eliminate or lessen the dangers of many of these diseases. Our ingenuity and hard work has helped us to defeat polio and we have been aggressively working to do the same with cancer. On the medical front as well as …

Andrew Jackson pulls away from St. John’s Christian

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:50 a.m.

The St. John’s Christian Academy Cavaliers showed great effort Friday night, but fell short of breaking Andrew Jackson Academy’s 18-game win streak.

Wood duck box applications available, deadline is Nov. 1

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:32 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the S.C. State Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and the S.C. Department of Corrections, will continue the construction and distribution of wood duck boxes this winter.

Get ready for scarecrows and spooky fun

Get ready for scarecrows and spooky fun
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:39 a.m.

The Junior Service League of Summerville has announced its annual fall event dates for 2016: Scarecrows on the Square from Oct. 8-30, and Ghostwalk …

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