Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center to close for holiday

Monday, November 24, 2014 10:53 a.m.

The Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 Hwy 17 North, Awendaw, will be closed Wednesday November 26 through Saturday November 29 during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Center will resume its regular business hours on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.

Scouts hold canned food drive during parade

Monday, November 24, 2014 9:50 a.m.

Cub Scout Pack 470 (Christ Our King-Stella Maris School) collects canned food every year during the Mount Pleasant Christmas Parade. The scouts collect food donations for the needs of the local community. Look for them to be rolling shopping carts down the side of the parade route with the group’s float collecting canned and dry goods from …

Carbon monoxide risks increase with cold weather

Monday, November 24, 2014 9:01 a.m.

With the onset of winter temperatures the Palmetto Poison Center is issuing a warning about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. The risk of poisoning can increase throughout the state as individuals try to remain warm. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless toxic gas. It is produced when any fuel such as natural gas, …

DD2 bell changes tweaked for high school

Monday, November 24, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Not too many people attended the final bell schedule meeting on Nov. 18, but there has been a slight change to the proposed bell schedule for high …

County park passes discounted for Cyber Monday

Monday, November 24, 2014 6:58 a.m.

On Cyber Monday, Dec. 1, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will offer one-day-only deals on the park system’s most popular passes through online sales.

Sullivan’s Island headed toward pay parking

Monday, November 24, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Sullivan’s Island Town Council took steps toward regulating visitor parking on its beaches Tuesday.

Charleston Animal society Chili Cookoff UPDATED

Monday, November 24, 2014 11:06 a.m.

The largest chili cook-off was once again a hit! All proceeds benefit the Charleston Animal Society.

Give the gift of life this holiday season

Monday, November 24, 2014 11:16 a.m.

Give something that means something and help save a life

Knights face questions on hardwood

Monday, November 24, 2014 1:01 a.m.

The Stratford Knights boys basketball team has to replace a star player and collection of solid contributors as a new season on the hardwood dawns.

Seventh graders receive veggie tutorial

Monday, November 24, 2014 1:01 a.m.

Seventh grade students on the College of Charleston team at Berkeley Middle School are growing a variety of vegetables this school year from a grant- …

Bunting graduates from Risk Management Institute

Monday, November 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Ben Bunting recently graduated from the Risk Management Institute, a professional education program offered through the Municipal Association of …

Students savor tasty solar energy lesson

Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Who could have imagined that using solar energy would result in such a tasty treat?

Strong storms possible, tornado watch in effect for Berkeley County

Sunday, November 23, 2014 10:15 p.m.

A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Monday morning in Berkeley County, the National Weather Service has announced.

Plantation Days

Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Local surgeons tackle national problem

Sunday, November 23, 2014 9:56 a.m.

When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, everyone could a little help. For those with the common condition known as sleep apnea, characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep, that often requires surgery.

Patriots boot Green Wave out of playoffs

Sunday, November 23, 2014 8:31 p.m.

Pictures from Fort Dorchester's second-round playoff game with Summerville. The Patriots won to advance to the Division 1-AAAA football semifinals.

Keep your Christmas tree fresh all season long

Sunday, November 23, 2014 9:46 a.m.

Another year has almost gone by. What a year! The ice in the spring, a very wet September and then the dry fall.

Fall Festival

Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine, a member of The Foundation for Wellness Professionals, held a fall festival Saturday and raised almost $600 for …

Marrington Middle team advances to state mock trial competition

Sunday, November 23, 2014 8:01 a.m.

Marrington Middle School of the Arts’ Mock Trial Team competed against six other teams Saturday, Nov. 15, in the South Carolina Bar Middle School …

2nd annual Cross Jamboree brings area teams together

Sunday, November 23, 2014 2:59 p.m.

If Cross Athletic Director Shaun Wright ever wondered about the real value he was getting in Calvin Davis when he selected the former Goose Creek …

Church looking to fund nonprofits

Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:34 p.m.

For the second year, Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church is offering nonprofit social service agencies in Charleston, Berkeley or Dorchester counties the opportunity to apply for up to $20,000 in grant funding for an “Impacting Children Grant.”

Severe weather possible Sunday night in Berkeley County

Sunday, November 23, 2014 10:17 p.m.

A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Monday morning in Berkeley County, the National Weather Service has announced.

Band alumni heading to Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Eight Dorchester District Two alumni will be leading the 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade with the Western Carolina University “Pride of the …

Charity golf tourney benefits hospitality workers

Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:02 p.m.

On Monday, Nov. 24, the seventh annual Hospitality Heroes Golf Tournament will take place at Patriots Point Links in Mount Pleasant. One-hundred percent of the proceeds from this tournament will benefit Hospitality Heroes. This local charity was established in 2008 to help hospitality employees and their families with financial burdens due to …

Help where it’s needed – Local doctor combats Ebola

Saturday, November 22, 2014 6:06 p.m.

Dr. Jeffery Deal is a busy man. The past year has taken him all across the world, but while this Lowcountry doctor is no stranger to the …

Timberland advances to state title game with 34-14 win UPDATED

Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:56 a.m.

For the third time in school history, the Timberland Wolves will play for a state title.

Police Blotter – Blow in the bathroom

Saturday, November 22, 2014 7:40 a.m.

Police at a town park were tipped off to possible drug use in the bathroom. Officers went into one entrance that is cordoned off from the other and overheard people talking. According to the report, one person was chastising the other for talking so loudly about the “blow” – also known as cocaine.

Patriots double up on Green Wave

Saturday, November 22, 2014 1:56 a.m.

The Patriots knocked the Green Wave out of the Division 1-AAAA football playoffs.

Stratford vs. Spartanburg in Class AAAA Playoffs

Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:41 p.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt

SCRA cuts ribbon on new facility in Nexton

Saturday, November 22, 2014 11:38 a.m.

SCRA held the official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies Friday, Nov. 21, for its Applied Technologies Center at Nexton in Summerville, according to a news release from the company.

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