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Join the Charleston County GOP debate watch party

Friday, July 31, 2015 5:51 a.m.

Although presidential primary votes will not be cast for another six months, the presidential primary season is heating up. The Republican field now boasts a whopping 16 candidates to choose from. These candidates differ in policy views, career experience, tone, sex, race, beer choices and hair styles.

Independent publisher meets with Rotarians

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:35 a.m.

Summerville Communications Publisher Steve Wagenlander spoke at the July 30 meeting of Rotary Club of Moncks Corner. Summerville Communications …

Charleston conservative leader lectures at Harvard

Friday, July 31, 2015 8:57 a.m.

Harvard University professors John Paul Rollert (D) and George Wendt (R), who have won two consecutive Harvard teaching awards for their graduate …

School news and student kudos

Friday, July 31, 2015 1:03 p.m.

The University of South Carolina will welcome some of the nation’s and the state’s top students for the university’s most valuable and prestigious scholarship program. Recipients of the Carolina/Hamilton Scholar Awards for in-state students and the McNair/Horseshoe Scholar Awards for out-of-state students will join the …

Police Blotter – We’re closed

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:54 a.m.

About 2 a.m. one morning, a police officer watched a vehicle make a wide right turn out of a shopping center. The officer pulled in behind it and witnessed the driver swerve within the lane of travel, according to the report. At the next traffic light, the car made a U-turn and headed back to where the wide right-hand turn had been made.

Crime beat

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:01 a.m.

• Police responded to Weathers Court apartments at Corey Boulevard for a report of a sign on fire. The manager had already put the fire out and said he didn’t wish to press charges, according to a report.

Aguirre receives white coat in ceremony

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Amanda Aguirre of Summerville received her white coat at the Physician Assistant Program Class of 2016 White Coat Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn., on June 27.

Heller assumes command of SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:37 a.m.

Capt. Scott Heller became the fourth commanding officer of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic during a change of command ceremony …

Two Charleston County School District Board of Trustees recognized for participating in state level training

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:45 a.m.

Two board members for the Charleston County School District earned recognition by the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) for …

Pet adoption weekend Aug. 1

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Sinbad-Sadie Second Chance Rescue is teaming up with Coldwell Banker Real Estate and Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption web site, on Aug. 1-2 for the first-ever Homes for Dogs National Pet Adoption Weekend.

Drivin’ and Chooglin’ #8

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:52 a.m.

With Daft Punk’s “Human After All,” I found myself in an interesting crossover space where, if my boys were a touch older, they would probably be educating me about the nature of the music. While transferring the album from my computer to CD, I laughed when I saw iTunes had filed it in the ‘Indie Rock’ genre. It …

Less is more

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Author Glennon Doyle Melton comes to Charleston

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:02 p.m.

New York Times best-selling author and award-winning blogger Glennon Doyle Melton comes to Charleston on Sunday, Aug. 23, for a special event titled …

Goose Creek hires new Assistant City Administrator

Friday, July 31, 2015 3:31 p.m.

Jake Broom of Columbia has accepted an offer from the City of Goose Creek to fill its vacant Assistant City Administrator position. He will begin Sept. 1.

Utility’s used motor oil recovery program collected 30 million gallons in 25 years

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

South Carolina’s largest used motor oil collection effort, Santee Cooper’s Give Oil for Energy Recovery (GOFER) program, has collected …

Jewish Community Center Reinvents Itself as JCC Without Walls

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:51 a.m.

The sale of the JCC building at 1645 Raoul Wallenberg Boulevard in West Ashley has gone under contract with a projected closing date of late August. The contract was approved unanimously by the JCC Board of Directors after having marketed the property for over a year. The sale is still contingent upon the purchaser’s satisfaction of its due …

Campbell joins Elite team at championships

Friday, July 31, 2015 1:01 p.m.

A Cane Bay athlete recently returned from the US Club Soccer national championships.

Grants offered to FFA chapters

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:56 a.m.

Tractor Supply Company is excited to announce a new program that allows opportunities for local FFA chapters to make their communities a better place to live.

BCSD board announces superintendent finalists, meetings

Friday, July 31, 2015 11:02 a.m.

Berkeley County school board named three finalists for the superintendent position on July 28.

Student engagement at CSU earns national recognition

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:41 a.m.

National guide to colleges highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools

Woods signs with HSU Reddies

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Christian Woods is well known in the Lowcountry golfing community and soon those who follow the sport in Arkansas will likely make his acquaintance. …

Flowertown Players perform classic love tale

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:08 p.m.

Bring a tissue to a performance of Flowertown Players’ summer showing of West Side Story.

Wanted

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Tuesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All …

Cadets participate in Youth Leadership Conference

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Two Summerville High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets recently joined numerous fellow cadets of the NJROTC units …

Registration open for 17th annual IOP Half Rubber tourney UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 2015 4:31 p.m.

The 17th annual IOP Half Rubber tournament is set for Aug. 15 at the Isle of Palms Recreation Department.

Rooneys celebrate 60th anniversary

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Isabelle and Bill Rooney celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a trip to Florida. Isabelle and Bill were married by the Rev. Dr. Paul …

Magical wish come true

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Surprise! Four-year-old Monroe Fleming from Summerville peddled to the pool on her bike for what she thought would be a typical afternoon swim on …

Obituary - Robert “Robby” Owen

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:50 a.m.

Robert “Robby” Owen

Local students earn honors at The Citadel

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Veteran students enrolled at The Citadel earned top honors in the spring 2015 semester. Dean’s List recognition is given to students registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose grade point average is 3.2 or higher with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work.

Slain Goose Creek track coach to be featured on ESPN’s E:60

The Post and Courier

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Charleston Southern baseball player Chris Singleton and his mother, the late Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, will be featured on ESPN’s award- …

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