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Bishop England wins 12th straight district title

Bishop England wins 12th straight district title

By Jeff Hartsell

jhartsell@postandcourier.com

Thursday, May 5, 2016 1:37 a.m.

Bishop England sophomore Leo Albano is one of those kids who is pretty good at everything: Quarterback on the football team, starter on the …

Detyens Shipyards Receives national shipbuilders safety awards

Thursday, May 5, 2016 5:06 a.m.

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) recently announced Detyens Shipyards, Inc., headquartered in North Charleston, received both SCA’s annual “Excellence in Safety” and its “Improvement in Safety” awards. SCA, the national association representing the U.S. shipyard industry, honors companies with annual …

Berkeley Co. homebrewer showcases suds at fundraiser

Berkeley Co. homebrewer showcases suds at fundraiser
Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The plastic barrel promised an easy brew. Emblazoned with the name Mr. Beer, the brown container even had a tap attached to it.

Berkeley schools allowing transgender students to choose restroom

Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County has become the first public school district in the Lowcountry to wade into the transgender restroom debate, making it clear that such students can use the restroom with which they identify.

Changes come to distribution of emergency fire fund

Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has made changes to how rural fire departments qualify for emergency funds and what happens to leftover funds.

Local efforts rewarded for beautification and environmental improvements

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:45 a.m.

Community Pride, Inc. of Charleston County will hold its 50th Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 13 to announce Incentive and Pride Award winners being honored for their outstanding efforts to improve our community in 2016.

Moore fun for Lady Knights UPDATED

Moore fun for Lady Knights
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 8:30 p.m.

Skye Moore is down to her final swings as a high school softball player.

Green Wave shuts out Yellow Jackets

Green Wave shuts out Yellow Jackets
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:46 a.m.

The Green Wave softball team did something Saturday that no other South Carolina team has done this season.

Crime beat

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A man in Ridgeville called the sheriff’s office and reported that he wanted to make deputies aware of “sleeper cells” in the area including police and military technical information being leaked, according to a report. The man also told deputies he had received a threat from Russian President Vladimir Putin and that …

Obituary - Former Mount Pleasant town Councilman passes away

Obituary - Former Mount Pleasant town Councilman passes away
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:29 a.m.

Former Mount Pleasant town Councilman Thomas Peter Tanis, 74, husband of Sue Hopkins Tanis died Monday, May 2, 2016.

Local tech industry gets reflective at DIG South

Local tech industry gets reflective at DIG South
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 7:28 a.m.

For three days last week, members of the startup world from the Southeast and beyond scurried about the Gaillard Center and throughout downtown …

SJCA UPDATED

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

SJCA softball gallery

IOP council reaches consensus against dry stack at marina - Council hashes out ideas for marina at special talking session

IOP council reaches consensus against dry stack at marina - Council hashes out ideas for marina at special talking session
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 4:28 p.m.

Isle of Palms City Council and the planning commission met to discuss their vision for the future of the city marina last Thursday for the first time …

The Annual Rain Barrel sale is underway

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 1:46 p.m.

The deadline to order is May 29 at 11 p.m. and pick-up at three locations

Berkeley schools allowing transgender students to choose restroom

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:18 a.m.

Berkeley County has become the first public school district in the Lowcountry to wade into the transgender restroom debate, making it clear that such students can use the restroom with which they identify.

Between the Stacks -

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Katheryn Brown and Edmonds Tennent Brown IV: two different names, one and the same person. Katheryn Brown feels trapped in a man’s body and wants a sex change operation.

East Cooper Breakfast Rotary celebrates 20 years of service Will host Speakeasy – Prohibition For A Cause

East Cooper Breakfast Rotary celebrates 20 years of service Will host Speakeasy – Prohibition For A Cause
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:32 a.m.

This year marks East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club’s 20th anniversary. The club was chartered in 1996 with 35 active members. Today it is …

Legislative roundup

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:44 a.m.

School buildings: The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.4776, the “South Carolina Education School Facilities Act.” The legislation makes provisions for state financial assistance to school districts, through such means as the issuance of state general obligation bonds and the awarding of grants, that …

Changes come to distribution of emergency fire fund

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:47 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has made changes to how rural fire departments qualify for emergency funds and what happens to leftover funds.

It’s time to honor those who served from our community

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:44 a.m.

About every week or so, I get a message from the public relations arm of one or another branch of the military. It is to inform the hometown newspaper that a local service man or woman has completed their basic training, or has done something else significant during their service.

‘Project Green’ promises 125 jobs, $150M investment to Berkeley Co.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:45 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has passed the second of three readings necessary for a tax incentive package to a company only known publicly by the monicker Project Green.

School district to offer Summer Feeding Program UPDATED

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:06 a.m.

Berkeley County School District’s Summer Feeding Program, which serves free hot meals to children 18 years of age and younger, will be offered …

Leisurely Pursuits and Grand Entertains: Sport and Leisure at Middleton Place

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 2:03 p.m.

Which sports were popular in Colonial America? How did gentlemen, ladies, and children amuse themselves in the 18th Century when invited to Middleton Place on a warm Spring afternoon? And what about enslaved Africans, who despite their oppression, found time for leisure?

It’s time to honor those who served from our community

It’s time to honor those who served from our community
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

About every week or so, I get a message from the public relations arm of one or another branch of the military. It is to inform the hometown …

Macedonia Newsline: There’s always something happening in the community

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:01 a.m.

Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church will having a Friendship Breakfast at 9:15 a.m. May 15. If you don’t have a home church, you are invited to join in the Family Life Worship Center for a hearty country breakfast of grits, eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy and more.

It’s good when mothers, by any name, get you

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:43 a.m.

According to a recent survey (on a parenting site I can’t recall), the most common name for American mothers is “Mom.”

Town of Mount Pleasant accepting proposals for traffic Signal Box Art UPDATED

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 2:16 p.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant is accepting submissions for a new public art project until May 9. Open to residents of the tri-county area, each selected artist will have his or her artwork displayed permanently in Mount Pleasant.

Williams: Things and times have changed

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:05 a.m.

I have often heard people older than I am say things and times have changed. But the reference was usually to the positive advances of technology, the impact of science on all phases of life, the advances in medicine and the consequent changes those and other things have brought about in our lives.

SLED: Summerville man charged with murder in wife’s 2015 death UPDATED

SLED: Summerville man charged with murder in wife’s 2015 death
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A Summerville man has been charged with murder in the 2015 death of his wife.

Charleston man serves on destroyer

Charleston man serves on destroyer
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 1:43 p.m.

Lt. j.g. David Bedard, from Charleston, South Carolina, puts turns on bitts aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) during line handling training April 27, …

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