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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 …

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 …

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

It’s good when mothers, by any name, get you
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

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

Letter: Let the people decide form of government

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

To the Editor:

Letter: Orangeburg Road needs traffic lights

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

To the Editor:

Crime in the county

Crime in the county
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

An incident of road rage resulted in an accident assisted by SC Highway Patrol but required local law enforcement after the two drivers exited their …

Goose Creek High’s Binary Botz go to the World Championship

Goose Creek High’s Binary Botz go to the World Championship
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Goose Creek High School Binary Botz VEX Robotics team competed at the VEX World Robotics Championship in Louisville, Kentucky last week. The team …

Local GOP candidates take center stage at women’s luncheon

Local GOP candidates take center stage at women’s luncheon
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The GOP primary is less than two months away and candidates are hitting the campaign trail hard in Dorchester County. Many in contested races took …

Former Rep. Southard: I’m not going to take my name off ballot

Former Rep. Southard: I’m not going to take my name off ballot
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 5:06 p.m.

Moncks Corner Rep. Eddie Southard’s name may still be on the ballot and he could win his old seat in the November general election despite his …

Ben Sawyer night lane closures slated through May 28

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:44 a.m.

Banks Construction will be performing road construction activities from Chuck Dawley Blvd. to Ben Sawyer Memorial Bridge. Lane closures and traffic control operations will begin May 1 through May 28, 2016, Sunday through Friday, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., weather permitting.

Splash into Summer at Charleston’s area waterparks – Open weekends in May starting May 7

Splash into Summer at Charleston’s area waterparks – Open weekends in May starting May 7
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:36 a.m.

Cool fun awaits kids (and adults) of all ages at the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s three area waterparks - Splash Zone, …

Homebrewers to show off their brews at Beer Garden

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 9:54 a.m.

Homebrewers from the Charleston area and beyond will showcase their speciality suds - everything from pepper pale ale, peach sour, chocolate coconut stout and a raspberry ginger shandy - at the fifth annual Charleston Beer Garden on May 14.

Police Blotter - White lines in place to show you where to drive

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:54 a.m.

It’s one thing to drive down the center of your lane, but it is quite another to drive down the center of the diving line - as in driving in two lanes.

SJCA

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 3:36 p.m.

SJCA softball gallery

Charleston County accepting applications for 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 11:37 a.m.

Charleston County Government is accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The program provides teenagers and young adults who reside in Charleston County an opportunity to develop workplace readiness skills, provide exposure to the work world, and gain experience in the operations of county government.

Tasty lesson

Tasty lesson
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 11:26 a.m.

Alston Middle social studies teacher Pren Woods was inspired to have his students investigate their own folkore as a result of his folklore research …

Class of 2017 rising leadership announced by Commandant of Cadets

Class of 2017 rising leadership announced by Commandant of Cadets
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 9:10 a.m.

The Citadel’s Commandant of Cadets has designated commanders, regimental staff, sergeants major and first sergeants for the Class of 2017. …

Dancing Stars

Dancing Stars
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Basic Kayak & Water Safety being offered

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 12:10 p.m.

A Charleston Community Outreach Class offered by Coastal Expeditions

Ask Liz - Navigating multiple moms on Mother’s Day

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:51 a.m.

Let me please give a shout out to my husband, Joe Sharp, on our 21st anniversary. He thinks most of my answers in “Ask Liz” are directed at him. Well, maybe there is a little truth to that ... Twenty-one years and still learning and growing. And to mom in Heaven with my dad - happy Mother’s Day. I sure miss you.

Givens joins TD Bank

Givens joins TD Bank
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 7:17 a.m.

TD Bank has hired Henry Givens, senior commercial relationship manager, and has named him area executive for Berkeley and Dorchester counties. In …

Bishop England, Wando, Magnet girls roll through playoff openers UPDATED

Bishop England, Wando, Magnet girls roll through playoff openers
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 11:27 a.m.

Academic Magnet, Bishop England and Wando girls soccer teams both breezed to lopsided wins in their respective postseason openers on Monday.

CrowdReach launches platform to simplify communications for small businesses, mission-driven organizations

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:32 a.m.

First platform to combine power of email, text, social media and real-time promotions

Jackson Silverman named one of America’s Top Ten Youth Volunteers

Jackson Silverman named one of America’s Top Ten Youth Volunteers
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 8:50 a.m.

Jackson Silverman, 10, of Charleston, S.C., was named one of America’s top 10 youth volunteers of 2016 today by The Prudential Spirit of …

County Fire & Rescue chief addresses district 209 rumors

County Fire & Rescue chief addresses district 209 rumors
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Dorchester County Fire & Rescue officials have worked to extinguish a heated contract debate that ignited weeks ago between the county and Old …

Linda Sue “Tinker” Salvo Wilson

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 3:33 p.m.

Linda Sue “Tinker” Salvo Wilson, 61, of Summerville, SC, wife of Grover “Cleve” Wilson, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016.

Sweet success: BHS tennis team ends regular season on high note

Sweet success: BHS tennis team ends regular season on high note
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 1:58 a.m.

For Berkeley varsity boys tennis, it was a good week.

Community calendar

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:54 a.m.

The second annual Big Red Barn Fundraising Festival will take place Sunday, May 15 from 1-5 p.m. at Legare Farms on Johns Island. The festival features food, live music by Vini Youngblood, a jump castle, horse rides, hay rides and more. Entrance tickets are $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free.

Library officials recommend 3 new branches over next decade

Library officials recommend 3 new branches over next decade
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 1:20 p.m.

Dorchester County could be the site of three new libraries over the next decade if library officials have their way – but it’s going to …

SJCA athletes named to Class A team

SJCA athletes named to Class A team
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 12:01 p.m.

St. John’s Christian Academy athletes Hope Glover and Claire Gilmore were named to the High School Sports Report Class A All-State team and …

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