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Letter: Heartfelt thanks to all

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

GOP debate: Nash, Knight turn up the heat in sheriff’s race; candidates contest for coroner, House District 94

GOP debate: Nash, Knight turn up the heat in sheriff’s race; candidates contest for coroner, House District 94
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:58 a.m.

Council chambers witnessed a packed house Thursday evening as supporters of Nash and Knight filled the audience and lined walls to see the two GOP …

Senator Scott Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Stimulate Local Economies in Impoverished Communities

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, has introduced the Investing in Opportunity Act, a bipartisan bill proposing a new solution to encourage economic growth and job creation in economically distressed communities. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representatives Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Ron Kind (D-WI) joined Scott to introduce the bill, which offers a …

Changes come to distribution of emergency fire fund

Friday, May 6, 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.

Inklings– Grandparenthood revisited

Inklings– Grandparenthood revisited

For the Journal Scene

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Somebody once told me that the first moment you actually lay eyes on your first grandchild is a divine moment. It was for me. That initial visual was …

County considers a hospitality tax

County considers a hospitality tax
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County taxpayers may soon be paying extra on their dining out tabs. The county is considering imposing a hospitality tax to generate more …

Highway Patrol: Dorchester County deputy at fault in Summerville wreck

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol has found a Dorchester County deputy at fault in a crash that occurred in Summerville last month, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern.

Editorial: We need more, not fewer, public comments at DD2 meetings

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester District 2 officials want you to know they care about you, but we question if they want to hear from you.

Trinity Simmons takes Columbia

Trinity Simmons takes Columbia
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Trinity Simmons, a seventh-grade student at Gregg Middle School, was one of five students chosen from across the state to participate in a future …

Crime beat

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A driver who told the officer “I barely ran it” after he was pulled over after failure to stop at a stop sign then said he’d gotten a ticket for speeding the day before, according to an incident report. He later told the officer she couldn’t search his car; when the officer asked about the marks on his forearms he said …

School district to offer Summer Feeding Program

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 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 from Wednesday, June 1, 2016, through Friday, August 5, 2016.

Academic Magnet, Bishop England, Wando earn second-round wins UPDATED

Academic Magnet, Bishop England, Wando earn second-round wins
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:47 a.m.

Three of the state’s premier high school soccer programs, all hailing from the Lowcountry, earned bids into the state quarterfinals with …

Local stylist places product on Walmart.com

Local stylist places product on Walmart.com
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Angie Ravenel, owner of Angie’s Hair Studio in North Charleston, and ARAVENEL Products, www.aravenel.com, has broken through barriers when she …

Resurrecting the fallen

Resurrecting the fallen
Thursday, May 5, 2016 11:56 a.m.

Their lives are cut short, and communities mourn. But what happens to the memory of fallen law enforcement officers in the months, years and even …

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 …

Biddle suspends campaign for Dorchester County sheriff UPDATED

Biddle suspends campaign for Dorchester County sheriff
Thursday, May 5, 2016 2:22 p.m.

One of Dorchester County’s candidates for sheriff announced Thursday he’s suspending his campaign.

Thinclads take next step

Thinclads take next step
Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:18 p.m.

The hurdle to the Class AAAA state qualifier has been cleared by dozens of Berkeley County track and field athletes. Others saw their seasons come to …

Make your bed

Thursday, May 5, 2016 3:39 p.m.

In small-town USA 1965, Dewey Poe was 20 years old when he failed out of state university and left to face his disappointed father. As the first of four children to attend college, anything short of graduation would have been unacceptable. Confused and demoralized, my grandfather found sanctuary at a Columbus Marine Corps Recruiting Office. At 21 …

Patriots eliminated by South Aiken

Patriots eliminated by South Aiken
Thursday, May 5, 2016 2:01 p.m.

A Fort Dorchester rally wasn’t quite enough Saturday as the Patriots fell 6-5 to South Aiken in a District 5 elimination game of the Class …

Patriot girls advance to second round

Patriot girls advance to second round
Thursday, May 5, 2016 9:01 a.m.

One player met a career benchmark and another scored five goals during the Patriots’ rout of Sumter Monday.

Farm relief bill passes Senate Set up veto showdown with Gov. Nikki Haley

Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:16 p.m.

COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s Senate passed a bill that would grant relief for farmers affected by October’s floods, setting up the chance of a veto showdown with Gov. Nikki Haley.

Business Kudos

Thursday, May 5, 2016 11:02 a.m.

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has named Michael Naioti Store Manager for its Mount Pleasant Store. He is responsible for developing business and customer relations, facilitating operations within the store and creating a positive work environment for his associates.

DCCTC students excel at multiple spring competitions

DCCTC students excel at multiple spring competitions
Thursday, May 5, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Just like students at traditional high schools who participate in sports and academic tournaments, students at career and technology high schools …

Panther golf team places sixth at state match

Thursday, May 5, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Panthers golf team wrapped up its season on a high note.

Moms’ Run and Family Fun Day May 7

Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:58 a.m.

On Mother’s Day weekend, honor moms everywhere by supporting a cause that helps women and their families suffering from postpartum mood disorders. Postpartum Support Charleston is hosting the 13th annual Moms’ Run and Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 7 at MUSC Health Stadium (formerly Blackbaud Stadium) on Daniel Island.

Letter: Bike riders raised money for St. Jude Children

Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:20 p.m.

To the Editor:

Mayor’s committee on disabilities awards scholarship

Mayor’s committee on disabilities awards scholarship
Thursday, May 5, 2016 7:00 a.m.

Every spring, the Summerville Mayor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities shines a spotlight on those who go out of their way …

The resurgence of the mom and pop shop - Small business is growing in Mount Pleasant UPDATED

Thursday, May 5, 2016 2:38 p.m.

Since 1992, the Mount Pleasant Business Association has been bringing together business leaders throughout the Lowcountry. The East Cooper area is booming, and with growth comes a mix of professions across industries, including advertising and publishing, financial services, health care, retail, insurance, legal, and service businesses of every …

Everyone has a story: From Farm to table - childhood taught chef the basics

Everyone has a story: From Farm to table - childhood taught chef the basics
Thursday, May 5, 2016 6:35 a.m.

Shem Creek is the crown jewel of Mount Pleasant, and hidden behind the scenes there is a special gem named William Ware.

El Galeón, a Spanish historic tall ship, opens her decks in Charleston

El Galeón, a Spanish historic tall ship, opens her decks in Charleston
Thursday, May 5, 2016 11:19 a.m.

The Nao Victoria Foundation invites the public to step back in time

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