St. Stephen October Fest dates set

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:59 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen’s annual October Festival is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Vendors are needed.

Extension’s anti-pollution program honored

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:07 a.m.

The Clemson University Extension Service’s pollution prevention and watershed protection program has received a national award. The Universities Council on Water Resources honored the Carolina Clear program with council’s 2014 Education and Public Service Award.

School news

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:42 a.m.

The following Virginia Military Institute cadet is among the 317 cadets who graduated May 16. William C. Hyman Jr. of Charleston, South Carolina, received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a philosophy minor. Cadet Hyman graduated with distinction. Cadet Hyman’s parent is Ms. Sarah E. Kenan.

Friends of Santa celebrate Christmas in July

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Friends of Santa is a special group of friends in the East Cooper area that enjoy coordinating efforts for supporting others during hard times. They …

Sheela Bhattacharyya, MD UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:27 a.m.

Dr. Sheela Bhattacharyya enjoys the long-term role a primary care physician plays in keeping patients healthy. “I like the idea of getting to …

Taking extra precaution so children aren't left in hot cars UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:24 a.m.

The June death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris in metro Atlanta brought national attention to the grim dangers of leaving a child in a heated vehicle. …

New season dawning

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Sunrise on Friday morning signals the beginning of a new high school football season.

Police Blotter – ATM card not get-out-of-jail-free card

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:53 p.m.

Police were called to investigate a possible drunk driver one evening. When an officer arrived in the area, he noticed the vehicle in question drifting in and out of the lane.

LifePoint fishing tournament set for Aug. 9

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:29 p.m.

The third annual LifePoint Hooked on Life Fishing Tournament is fast approaching.

SCHP, Georgia Patrol to square off for charity

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:58 a.m.

Looking to show a little love to law enforcement and the Special Olympics?

Getting a kick at camp

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:44 a.m.

Officers searching for suspect near Towne Centre

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:38 p.m.

According to Eric Watson with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, according to deputies on scene, about 10:45 a.m., they were involved in a vehicle pursuit with a suspect that evaded apprehension sometime last night, he said. The suspect’s vehicle, is describe as a Red Ford Mustang. During this pursuit, the suspect’s vehicle blew one of its …

Col. Derrin Williams assumes defense logistics command

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:23 a.m.

United States Army Colonel Derrin E Williams, a Moncks Corner native and Berkeley High School graduate, took command of the Defense Logistics Agency- …

Locals enjoy great fishing, first catch

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Lawsuit Trial concludes

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:33 a.m.

Testimony in the ongoing lawsuit between the national Episcopal Church, the Episcopal Church in South Carolina, and the Diocese of South Carolina wrapped July 25.

Mount Pleasant’s Christensen wins javelin national championship

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:24 a.m.

Mount Pleasant’s Liam Christensen captured the gold medal in the 15-16 year-old boys javelin throw at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic …

Be on the look out

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:42 p.m.

By Sully Witte

Getting a kick at camp UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:34 a.m.

It was kids vs. coaches at the last day of the Summerville Family YMCA’s week-long soccer clinic.

Police Blotter - House party

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:46 a.m.

A woman had to call police because someone decided to have a party in her home without permission. She told officers, it appeared they entered through the dog door. She said she had been away and had someone watching the house and her dogs.

Summer Tomato, Onion, Cucumber Salad UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:32 a.m.

3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, or more to taste 2 medium …

Politics the focus of NAACP meeting UPDATED

The Gazette

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:06 a.m.

The Goose Creek chapter of the NAACP received a short course in politics Monday night.

Police Blotter – Stalker

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:06 a.m.

A woman came to police headquarters to ask police to serve a no trespass notice on a man who used to be her roommate. She explained that they worked together and they lived together. But when he wanted to take the friendship to a different level, she said no and asked him to move out, the report said. He moved out and took a leave of absence from …

Football pre-season begins Aug. 1 UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:59 a.m.

Al Davis, the late maverick owner of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, said it best when he coined the phrase, “Just win baby.”

Santee Cooper’s Baxley named to GSSM board

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:08 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation has announced the following new board members for the 2014-2017 Board of Directors term:

CSU picked third in Big South; Four Bucs earn preseason honors

Monday, July 28, 2014 5:03 p.m.

Charleston Southern was picked to finish in third place in the Big South Conference Football 2014 Preseason Poll, announced Thursday at the league’s …

County ‘digs into fund balance’ to pass $61M budget UPDATED

The Independent

Monday, July 28, 2014 11:15 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has passed its budget for the current fiscal year after months of wrangling and a slew of last-minute amendments that, in the …

County begins selecting, prioritizing road projects for referendum

The Independent

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:09 a.m.

The county has begun assembling a list of crumbling roads and nightmarish intersections to address should the voters renew the one-cent sales …

Global Leadership Summit begins Aug. 14

Monday, July 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

World renowned leaders from business, government, education, churches and the arts are among the high-profile faculty who will address Christian leaders at LifePark during the (WCA) 2014 Global Leadership Summit, broadcast live via satellite from Willow Creek Church.

Police Blotter – Phone scam

Monday, July 28, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Urgent – beware.

MADD’s campaign has strengthened drunk driving laws in 24 states

Monday, July 28, 2014 3:20 p.m.

When Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) launched its “Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving” in the fall of 2006, one state, New Mexico, had an all-offender ignition interlock law. Since then, 23 states have passed all-offender ignition interlock legislation. The campaign continues to be the nation's blueprint to eliminate drunk …

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