Women’s conference announces keynote and details

Sunday, February 1, 2015 8:01 a.m.

The Center for Women will host its annual women’s conference on Thursday, Feb. 26, entitled “Confidence, Courage and Connections.” The event, expected to attract more than 150 attendees, will take place at the newly renovated Towne and County Inn and Suites in West Ashley from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nine breakout sessions are …

County finances get clean audit for 2014

Sunday, February 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A third party accounting firm has given Berkeley County an “unmodified opinion” — the best rating an organization can receive …

Artists Guild hosts celebrated speaker

Sunday, February 1, 2015 7:10 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild will meet Monday, Feb. 2, at Mount Pleasant Town Hall, 100 Ann Edwards Lane, with a social and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.

Wando Chorus announces audition dates

Sunday, February 1, 2015 7:32 a.m.

Wando High School Chorus will hold auditions for rising ninth-grade students Thursday, March 19, from 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. Auditions will be held in the school’s chorus room (A-115).

Breakfast with the board

Sunday, February 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Fifth-grade student council members at Beech Hill Elementary recently hosted a breakfast for Dorchester District 2 school board members. Students had …

Police Blotter - Just call the police

Sunday, February 1, 2015 6:27 a.m.

Police were called to a local business because a subject was causing a disturbance. The subject just happens to be on trespass notice from this location. Upon arriving on scene the complainant stated the man opened the door of the business and without entering began yelling nonsense while using profanity. He was asked to leave but he told her to …

Red Cross calls for diverse donors

Sunday, February 1, 2015 7:04 a.m.

In honor of Black History Month this February and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply. …

Registration open for celebrity golf tournament

Sunday, February 1, 2015 10:31 a.m.

For the third year, Charleston-based Grammy Award-nominated rock ‘n’ roll band NEEDTOBREATHE and Commonwealth Cares Foundation will …

This Week in Print – First local draft volunteers sign up for duty

Sunday, February 1, 2015 5:52 a.m.

A headline in December 1990 announced the 50th anniversary of Charlestonian Norman Brinker joining five other men in becoming volunteers for the U.S. …

Three steps to ridding your yard of moles

Sunday, February 1, 2015 8:48 a.m.

Moles are always a hot topic in the Lowcountry. I try to write about them only once a year.

Exhibit of ‘Portraits’ featured at Art Central

Sunday, February 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

“Portrait of the Lowcountry”, an exhibit of pastel paintings by Laura Cody opens Feb. 1 at Art Central Gallery.

Batch Charleston offers local artisanal items

Sunday, February 1, 2015 5:02 a.m.

Batch Charleston recently launched its curated subscription box offering select local culinary goods and gift ideas to customers across the United States.

City of Goose Creek announces favorite pet contest

Sunday, February 1, 2015 7:01 a.m.

The city of Goose Creek wants to find out if your pet is the town’s favorite.

North Island hog hunts with dogs to remove destructive feral hogs

Sunday, February 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will continue efforts to remove and eliminate feral hogs from North Island in Georgetown County by …

New book promises Old World adventure

Sunday, February 1, 2015 7:19 a.m.

“The Rice Kings, Book One, The Beginning,” is the evocative story of a young 18th century Northumbrian man who is born into a well-to-do family in Whitehaven, Cumberland County, England. Jonathan Lucas was apprenticed to an uncle who teaches him the millwright trade and other lessons of life. His adventures growing up in England …

Police Blotter – ‘People don’t know who they’re messing with’

Saturday, January 31, 2015 5:11 a.m.

Police received a call from dispatch in reference to a possible road rage incident. Dispatch said that a victim was being followed by a neighbor.

Center of attention – Developers bring plan for Atlantic at Cambridge Square to commission

Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:48 p.m.

Residents in Park West and the north end of town have long awaited their neighborhood town center.

Lowcountry Splash brings waves of fun

Saturday, January 31, 2015 9:02 a.m.

On May 30, swimmers from around the world will be diving in for Charleston’s premier swim event, the 14th annual Lowcountry Splash open-water swim.

Four grapplers win MS/JV state crowns

Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:54 a.m.

Four local wrestlers rolled into the Midlands on Saturday in search of state championships and returned home with what they were in search of.

County awards $3M design contract for Sheep Island interchange

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The future I-26 intersection between Summerville’s Exit 199 and Jedburg’s Exit 194 is one step closer toward reality.

Lady Stags hit 10 wins; Rev. Harkness honored

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Former Moncks Corner AME Pastor Richard Harkness was honored during halftime of the Stags-Beaufort game for his longstanding contribution to Berkeley …

Annual culinary scholarship announced by YEScarolina

Saturday, January 31, 2015 7:49 a.m.

The Hall’s Chophouse name is synonymous with generosity. Bill Hall and family have a big heart and over the years have handsomely contributed …

Man charged with sexual conduct with minor

Saturday, January 31, 2015 7:01 a.m.

A North Charleston man was arrested after being accused of criminal sexual conduct with a minor in Goose Creek, according to a Goose Creek police report.

Bulls Bay Nature Festival – A celebration of nature and community

Saturday, January 31, 2015 8:18 a.m.

The Bulls Bay Nature Festival – “From the Forest to the Sea” – brings people from the Sewee to Santee area together in a …

Local theater troupe steals the show

Saturday, January 31, 2015 9:38 a.m.

Musical Theater Center, the nonprofit musical theater division of Once Upon a Ballet, was accepted into and attended the Junior Theater Festival in …

More of the same: Goose Creek sweeps UPDATED

Saturday, January 31, 2015 9:22 p.m.

In Stratford coach Troy Johnson’s words, the big lions from the other side of the city treated his team like they were little cats.

SI residents voice concern over Mt. Pleasant development

Saturday, January 31, 2015 4:13 p.m.

Sullivan’s Island residents were given a chance to voice their concerns to Town Council during a special meeting held Thursday to discuss the …

Surveillance turns up cocaine lab in Goose Creek

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Surveillance of a Goose Creek residence turned up a cocaine base manufacturing operation and resulted in the arrests of two people, according to a …

Lincolnville Fire Department awarded grant

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Lincolnville Volunteer Fire Department has recently been notified it will be the recipient of a grant that will provide the department with new …

MatchingFund.org receives $40K in donations

Saturday, January 31, 2015 9:59 a.m.

MatchingFund.org, a 501(c)(3) organization located in Mount Pleasant, received a $40,000 matching donation from a donor for four charitable causes, $10,000 each. The charities are the College of Charleston Cougar Club, East Cooper Meals on Wheels, College of Charleston Boundless (Patriots Point sports facility) and the building fund for the new …

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