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County hires new deputy administrator

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County welcomes back its former deputy administrator, Charles (Charlie) Potts, who most recently served as chief financial officer for Mount Pleasant.

Jamestown nonprofit donates to flood relief

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Hell Hole Inc. made a $1,000 donation to the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church Disaster Relief Fund and presented the check to …

Grey Sheep Productions presents a one-time showing of ‘I Approve This Message’ at Cinebarre tonight

Thursday, November 12, 2015 10:56 a.m.

Charlestonbased film production outfit Grey Sheep Productions LLC will hold a private screening of the documentary film I Approve This Message on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m. The theatre is located at 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd, in Mount Pleasant, SC.

Schools chief earns positive views from staff, parents

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

“Legitimate,” “breath of fresh air,” “authentic” — just a few words describing the new public …

Wheeler graduates from basic combat training

Thursday, November 12, 2015 3:26 p.m.

Army Pvt. Robin J. Wheeler has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia.

Melvin’s Barbecue hosts open interviews

Thursday, November 12, 2015 11:53 a.m.

Charleston, SC – Melvin’s Barbecue will host open interviews on Thursday, November 12th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at both the Mount …

Students say ‘thank you’ to veterans

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Dorchester School District 2 students were proud to show their patriotism on Veterans Day, when schools held special programs to give a big …

Mary McConnell turns 100 years old UPDATED

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Mary McConnell turns 100 years old. She held a birthday party at The Cotton Dock at Boone Hall Nov. 3. Help us wish her a very happy birthday!

Fun nights at SkyZone raise money for Laing

Thursday, November 12, 2015 2:07 p.m.

The PTO at Laing Middle School of Science and Technology recently partnered with SkyZone for two fun filled nights. A portion of the proceeds raised …

Sailors coming to Patriots Point for Day of Caring

Thursday, November 12, 2015 1:20 p.m.

Some 500 sailors from the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command at Joint Base Charleston will volunteer at Patriots Point on Friday as part of the …

Tensions rise over proposed ordinances UPDATED

Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:18 a.m.

It was a feisty crowd Wednesday night when town council passed first reading on two ordinances that would limit mayor-elect Wiley Johnson’s …

Red Cross: Mobile home blaze displaces Harleyville family

Thursday, November 12, 2015 4:28 p.m.

A mobile home blaze in Harleyville early Thursday left a family of seven homeless.

Doodle4Google contest open

Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:19 a.m.

From cave paintings to selfies, artists have always found creative ways of expressing themselves. Now, with the Google homepage as their canvas, …

Public sea turtle release scheduled for today

Thursday, November 12, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Botany, a 120-pound loggerhead sea turtle, is preparing for a trip back into the deep blue sea. Following 5 ½ months of rehabilitative care by …

Furry affair

Thursday, November 12, 2015 2:47 p.m.

The Charleston Marriott hosted the 11th annual Fur Ball presented by Charleston Magazien on Friday, Nov. 6. This James Bond-inspired gala on Friday, …

‘It’s a sacred day’: County celebrates veterans’ sacrifice

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:17 p.m.

Patriotic sounds of the “Star-Spangled Banner” and bagpipes filled the air Wednesday outside the county offices building in Summerville. …

School news and student kudos

Thursday, November 12, 2015 11:42 a.m.

Study abroad is a major component of Wofford’s commitment to shaping globally connected citizens. Opportunities range from travel/study Interim projects to a full-year at a university abroad. Students may choose from more than 200 programs and 59 countries. Co-curricular opportunities include service learning, internships and cultural …

Lt. Col. Burnley “Tom” Sawyer

Thursday, November 12, 2015 9:58 a.m.

Tom was born in Norfolk, VA, March 2nd, 1922. His dad, Samuel T. Sawyer, was a farmer, who also had a general store that sold most everything. Sam was an excellent baseball player. He played right field semi-pro baseball with a Yankees farm team, the “Norfolk Tars.” He was an excellent hitter with a great batting average, but he …

Emanuel A.M.E. Church lays out plans for Moving Forward Fund

Thursday, November 12, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Many remember the tragedy that enfolded the Holy City on June 17 as nine parishioners, many of them acting in official ministerial roles, were gunned down during a Bible study at the church that evening.

Volvo exec talks entrance, education, infrastructure

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Dozens of suit-clad people lined up for the chance to meet her. For many in the Charleston business community, the opportunity arose: a chance to …

Property tax deadline extended

Thursday, November 12, 2015 4:05 p.m.

Dorchester County residents have an extension on their property tax and don’t have to pay it until next year.

Doctor and Henderson named finalists for collegiate award

Thursday, November 12, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Two Summerville-area athletes who were often pitted against each other when they were in high school are now competing for the same collegiate award. …

Pine Forest sits in the driver’s seat

Thursday, November 12, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Pine Forest Country Club has put itself in prime position to claim the 2015 Charleston Area Men’s Interclub Golf Association Championship.

Veterans Day visit

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:12 p.m.

Howe Hall Arts Infused Magnet School kindergarten students were surprised by a special guest.  Mr. James B. Lawrence, a retired United States …

Growing strong

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Volunteers, board members and supporters of HELP of Summerville gathered Wednesday to dedicate a tree in Azalea Park in honor of the group’s …

SC Episcopalians meeting in Pawley’s Island

Thursday, November 12, 2015 11:40 a.m.

More than 300 delegates, clergy and visitors from 30 Episcopal congregations across eastern South Carolina will gather this weekend to worship, …

Flood followed by more rain impacting farms around state

Clemson University

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A month after historic rains flooded South Carolina, farmers remain washed out of fields during a critical period for harvesting and winter planting. …

Bustos makes a political comeback, Top vote-getter Brimmer joins the fray UPDATED

Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:59 a.m.

Joe Bustos is no stranger to Mount Pleasant politics. He’s served before and clearly was determined to serve again. In fact, he’s …

Frances R. Willis reopening this weekend

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:13 p.m.

The Frances R. Willis SPCA has reached maximum capacity, meaning it has no room to take in any more homeless dogs or cats. Although the facility is still undergoing reconstruction after the devastating flood, the SPCA is reopening Friday, Nov. 13, due to emergency overpopulation of animals. It will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and …

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