Goose Creek P.D. seeks robbery suspect

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department needs help locating a suspect in a strong-arm robbery, according to department spokesman John Grainger.

Harley Shop opens in Summerville

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:03 p.m.

Summerville Mayor Bill Collins officially cuts the ribbon for The Harley Shop in Summerville. Located at 1580-E Trolley Road, the new Harley-Davidson …

Behind the Apple - Sarah Stephanoff

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:01 a.m.

When she was a freshman at Furman University, Sarah Stephanoff was undecided on a major.

CHD Interiors receives national acclaim

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Interior design firm and local retailer CHD Interiors is receiving global recognition, making it to the finalist round of the highly acclaimed 26th …

Local researcher receives grant from Lupus Foundation

Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus, announced four grants that will allow lupus investigators to continue critical lupus research. Another grant will be used to develop a groundbreaking diagnostic tool for children with lupus-related kidney inflammation, or lupus nephritis. …

Santee Cooper OKs $736m bond sale UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:15 p.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved the sale of $736 million in revenue obligation bonds, with proceeds designated to refinance a portion of the utility’s existing debt.

Shooting sports offered to interested state schools

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:14 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools.

Local theater revives ‘Gong Show’

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:00 a.m.

South of Broadway Theatre is seeking good and/or unusual acts for their “Gong Show” talent competition, featuring local celebrity judges, …

Children’s Center recognized for service

Thursday, October 23, 2014 8:07 a.m.

The Children’s Center at Carolina Park was selected by the Department of Social Services (DSS) of South Carolina as a “model” for quality childcare …

Scarecrows on the Square

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:07 p.m.

The Junior Service League of Summerville’s annual Scarecrows on the Square is up in Hutchinson Square until Oct. 31. People can vote for their …

Police Blotter – Who are you flipping off?

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:26 a.m.

A man driving down the road was allegedly cut off by a large pickup truck, which almost caused a collision. According to the report, the victim honked and “flipped off” the driver of the pickup truck and then went around him.

Business kudos

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:33 p.m.

Charleston-based real estate firm, The Cassina Group, was recently honored by Inc. Magazine. The company was ranked in the magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing privately held companies — called the Inc. 5000.

Sprouts Musical Theatre presents ‘Frog Prince’

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:36 p.m.

Sprouts Musical Theatre continues to be Charleston’s best-kept secret as the only professional theater company for audiences of children and families. …

Brahms Requiem to be performed

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:09 p.m.

The Church of Saint John the Beloved (28 Sumter Ave, downtown Summerville) is pleased to present ‘Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem’ as part of the Sixth Annual St. John the Beloved Concert Series on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 4 p.m. In honor of the Feast of All Souls, this program is a special performance of Brahms’ A German Requiem featuring the St. …

Lady Swamp Foxes open playoffs with win over Wildcats

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:26 p.m.

The Ashley Ridge girls’ tennis team earned a 4-3 win over West Ashley Tuesday during the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs.

South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association seeking new members

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:52 a.m.

Sheriff Al Cannon of Charleston County excitedly announced the 2014 Fall Membership Drive for the South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association would soon be underway. Sheriff Cannon went on to explain that he is an active member of the South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association and invited the citizens of Charleston County to join the Association as an Honorary …

Green Wave kickoff moved after reports of possible gang activity

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:33 a.m.

Friday’s Summerville High School football game has been moved to 6 p.m., instead of the usual 7:30 p.m., amid rumors of gang activity.

Woman found dead in Goose Creek pond identified UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:09 a.m.

A 54-year-old woman’s body was found Wednesday, Oct. 22, in a pond in the Liberty Hall Plantation subdivision in Goose Creek, Berkeley County Coroner …

Police Blotter – The peanut gallery UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:57 a.m.

A mother went to the police station to report that her son had been allegedly assaulted the night before at a football game. She said another kid had been throwing peanuts at her son, so her son started throwing them back. According to the report, she said after both kids had thrown objects back and forth about 10 times, the other boy allegedly …

Cheerleaders march in parade

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:11 p.m.

Clay Hill Elementary cheerleaders marched in the Woodland High School Homecoming Parade held in Ridgeville. The cheerleaders practice twice a week …

Scouts launch new fundraising event

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:36 a.m.

The Coastal Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America has been serving the youth of coastal South Carolina for more than 90 years by instilling in young people the values found in the Scout Oath and helping them become productive citizens and leaders in their communities. More than 7,000 young people were members of a scouting program locally …

Berkeley business leaders discuss issues

The Independent

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County business community sounded off Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, on a long wish list of improvements it hopes will become a reality. …

Sports Briefs

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:38 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge Tech Fall Youth Wrestling program will have registration Oct. 27 through Oct. 30. Registration will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the Ashley Ridge High School mini gym entrance. Turn in the school’s bus entrance for access to the mini-gym. Cost is $75 and includes instruction, Tech-Fall Wrestling, T-shirt and SCYWA competitors card. A …

Development halt to be considered - Councilman to propose building permit allocation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:57 a.m.

By Sully Witte

Obituaries

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:08 p.m.

Jacob Christopher Fair, 20, of Black Mountain, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.

Homecoming Parade

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:12 p.m.

Pictures from the 2014 SHS Homecoming Parade.

Scary stuff

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:51 a.m.

You know this is how The Walking Dead started.

DAR celebrates 15th anniversary

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:50 a.m.

General Marion’s Brigade, Berkeley County’s chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, celebrated its 15th anniversary with an open house …

Reader weighs in on chicken debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:51 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Scary stuff

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:07 p.m.

You know this is how The Walking Dead started.

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