Celebrating the Patriots

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 7:12 a.m.

It was a sea of Patriot blue and the energy was palpable as students, staff and families waved pom-poms and towels in celebration of this …

Charleston County offers a free Small Business Bonding Workshop for Small Business Owners

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 8:55 a.m.

Register in advance for the Feb. 23 free workshop at: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/procurement/workshops.php

Local dental professional pens children’s book

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Katrina Deas is a native of Summerville. She graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in dental …

Death Notices

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:20 p.m.

Loyce C. Lovett, 68, of Moncks Corner, SC, passed on Sunday, January 31.

Slow to spark, SJCA girls get their playoff push

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:35 p.m.

What started as a sputter has turned into the spark of sweet success for St. John’s Christian Academy varsity girls.

Police identify man accused of stabbing, sexually assaulting women UPDATED

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:04 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has added its own charges to a man arrested by Summerville police earlier this month.

Knights end season in state quarterfinals

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The curtains came down on the team portion of the wrestling season.

Player Profile: Janazia Halls

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:42 p.m.

Janazia Halls walked into the auditorium at Cross High School carrying a plastic container stuffed with cake covered in frosting.

Cotov named Mount Pleasant CFO

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 8:51 a.m.

Marcy Cotov was recently named Chief Financial Officer for the Town of Mount Pleasant. A former Executive Director for the Fauquier County Public …

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 12:58 p.m.

A recent letter to the editor contains many innuendos couched in words like “there is a perception” or “it would seem prudent” in explaining what really are disappointing half-truths, couched in a sarcastic tone, concerning the Mayor of Mount Pleasant and the fact that her last name is the same as two businesses on …

Judge agrees to let former Berkeley official Amy Kovach remain out of jail


Tuesday, February 9, 2016 9:27 a.m.

The former communications director for Berkeley County School District said she got bad advice from a previous lawyer that landed her in court Monday …

SCE&G warns of late bill scam

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 4:05 p.m.

South Carolina Electric & Gas urges business and residential customers to be aware that scam artists are posing as SCE&G employees on telephone calls.

Healthy Lifestyle Event to be held in St. Stephen starting Feb. 11

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:19 p.m.

If you are interested in improving your health and would like help getting motivated, the Sumpter Free Health Clinic will sponsor a Healthy Life Style Event.

Stratford’s Sanborn earns scholarship

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:45 p.m.

Andrew Sanborn shouldn’t have any problems getting that new laptop he wants.

Charleston Battery sold to local company

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:24 p.m.

B Sports Entertainment, a locally owned and privately held company, has purchased the Charleston Battery professional soccer club, team executives …

South American virus brings worry to Lowcountry moms

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:21 p.m.

Susie Cales is 15 weeks pregnant and she has plenty to worry about but the virus linked to microcephaly in babies will not be one of those things …

School news and student kudos UPDATED

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 10:46 a.m.

Dean’s List is a recognition given to students who are registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose grade point average is 3.20 or higher, with no grade of I (Incomplete) and no grade below C for work in a semester.

Major General Abraham Tuner to speak at Cross HS UPDATED

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:24 p.m.

Cross High School will be favored with the presence of retired Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner as the Black History Speaker for Cross High School on Feb. 23.

Cross senior signs with SC State

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:34 p.m.

Malcom Garrett, a senior at Cross High School will play football in the fall for SC State on a full athletic scholarship.

FAFSA changes could affect college students

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

If you have a child in college, you’re probably familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be completed to help ensure that students don’t miss out on federal and state grants, work-study jobs and loans. But you might not know that some important changes will be coming to the FAFSA during 2016 …

Police identify Summerville man accused in assaults linked to backpage.com UPDATED

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 11:29 a.m.

Summerville police have idenitfied a man arrested earlier this month on a sexual assault charge after connecting with a woman on backpage.com.

Bishop England vs. Academic Magnet gallery UPDATED

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:27 p.m.

Bishop England defeated Academic Magnet, 60-58, in overtime Friday, Feb. 5 on Daniel Island.

Charleston Animal Society PupBowl set for Saturday

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 8:49 a.m.

Sponsored by Belle Hall Shopping Center and PetSmart

AAU Basketball Tryouts

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:34 p.m.

Calvin Davis is looking for basketball players.

Offense clicks in Redhawks practice

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 9:48 a.m.

Quarterback Jeremy Green led four scoring drives and tossed four touchdown passes with no interceptions to lead the offense for the Carolina Redhawks …

Scott accepting applications for summer interns

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:28 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer of 2016. The intern program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have strong interest in public service, government and press. All internships are …

Bartolome earns black belt

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 9:48 a.m.

Gunner’s Mate First Class Francisco Bartolome, a member of the Coast Guard stationed at the Southeast Regional Fisheries Training Center has earned his black belt in Judo.

Smith Says: Country living is pretty good ‘out here’

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:19 p.m.

My husband won’t like this column, but I’ve been living it long enough to write it.

Valentine’s Day is a chance to put a price on romance

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:25 p.m.

When this newspaper reaches your hands you will either be enjoying the lingering victory of the Carolina Panthers or trying to forget the defeat. Of course you know which way the sentiments run in the Carolinas.

S.C. Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter to discuss role of black women in politics

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 1:41 p.m.

South Carolina Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter will be the keynote speaker at the College of Charleston’s Office of Institutional Diversity Signature Speaker Series at 6 p.m. on Feb. 12, 2016.

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