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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

Academic Magnet, Bishop England girls charge through second round UPDATED

Academic Magnet, Bishop England girls charge through second round
Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:18 a.m.

Academic Magnet and Bishop England continued on their collision course toward Lower State with double-digit shutout wins on Wednesday in the second …

Crime in the county UPDATED

Crime in the county
Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:00 p.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 …

Mount Pleasant housing task force begins study

Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:22 a.m.

Mayor Linda Page recently appointed a Housing Task Force to study attainable housing in Mount Pleasant and provide recommendations to Town Council.

Detyens Shipyards Receives national shipbuilders safety awards

Thursday, May 5, 2016 5:06 a.m.

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) recently announced Detyens Shipyards, Inc., headquartered in North Charleston, received both SCA’s annual “Excellence in Safety” and its “Improvement in Safety” awards. SCA, the national association representing the U.S. shipyard industry, honors companies with annual …

Sertoma Club National Heritage Art Contest winners

Sertoma Club National Heritage Art Contest winners
Thursday, May 5, 2016 11:29 a.m.

The Sertoma Club invited all second-graders to take part in the Sertoma Club National Heritage Program Art Contest. The theme for the contest this …

Berkeley Co. homebrewer showcases suds at fundraiser

Berkeley Co. homebrewer showcases suds at fundraiser
Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The plastic barrel promised an easy brew. Emblazoned with the name Mr. Beer, the brown container even had a tap attached to it.

Berkeley schools allowing transgender students to choose restroom

Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County has become the first public school district in the Lowcountry to wade into the transgender restroom debate, making it clear that such students can use the restroom with which they identify.

Changes come to distribution of emergency fire fund

Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:17 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has made changes to how rural fire departments qualify for emergency funds and what happens to leftover funds.

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

Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:22 p.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 …

CCSD 2016 Teacher of the Year, Top Rookie Teachers of the Year announced

Thursday, May 5, 2016 9:39 p.m.

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) is proud to announce that Corday Borders, fifth-grade teacher at Belle Hall Elementary School, was named CCSD’s 2016 Teacher of the Year! The announcement was made at the Charleston RiverDogs Educators Night. Borders was surprised by the announcement in front of all of her colleagues, family, and …

Letter: Johnson provides true cost of hotel

Thursday, May 5, 2016 11:31 a.m.

A recent letter from Mr. Ashley questioned the new higher costs to the taxpayers for the proposed hotel/condo complex downtown.

‘Project Green’ promises 125 jobs, $150M investment to Berkeley Co.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:22 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has passed the second of three readings necessary for a tax incentive package to a company only known publicly by the monicker Project Green.

Rickenbaker, Moyer plan October wedding

Rickenbaker, Moyer plan October wedding
Thursday, May 5, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Emily Hyatt Rickenbaker and Chase Taylor Moyer of Manheim, Pennsylvania are engaged to be married on Oct. 29, 2016 at the Dairy Barn at Anne Springs …

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