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Local American Legion and VFW host dinner for Vietnam vets

Local American Legion and VFW host dinner for Vietnam vets
Monday, June 20, 2016 1:22 p.m.

The American Legion Post 136 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10624, both located in Mount Pleasant, recently hosted a dinner to honor veterans …

Youngsters hoop it up at local high schools

Youngsters hoop it up at local high schools
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Coaches across the county took a break from instructing their high school athletes early this month so they could get younger athletes started on the …

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:29 a.m.

Luna is a 2-year-old spayed and microchipped female American Staffordshire terrier. Luna is an incredibly sweet little girl. Housebroken and crate …

Advanced gate system at Wando Welch Terminal now operational

Monday, June 20, 2016 1:24 p.m.

The South Carolina Ports Authority began full implementation of its Advanced Gate System on Saturday, June 18 at the Wando Welch Terminal. Although we have had internal and external training in effect since June 6th, it always takes time to get everybody acquainted with the new processes when a major system is being installed. Today is the first …

Pinewood takes third in elementary school quiz bowl

Pinewood takes third in elementary school quiz bowl
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:30 a.m.

Larry Watt, executive director of the South Carolina Independent School Association, announced the winner of the SCISA Elementary School Quiz Bowl.

Sea Tow Charleston announces life jacket loaner stand UPDATED

Sea Tow Charleston announces life jacket loaner stand
Monday, June 20, 2016 11:05 a.m.

Public access to free life jackets helps make local boating safer

Public meeting delves into police profiling, other concerns

Public meeting delves into police profiling, other concerns
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:32 a.m.

Summerville’s minority community has expressed concern over racial profiling during traffic stops recently, sparking a conversation with …

Citadel approves budget for 2016-17 academic year

Monday, June 20, 2016 10:59 a.m.

The Citadel’s Board of Visitors has approved the college’s budget, which includes the combined tuition and fees rate for the 2016-17 academic year.

Mount Holly smelter workers in limbo as time runs out for legislative help

Mount Holly smelter workers in limbo as time runs out for legislative help

For the Independent

Monday, June 20, 2016 1:25 p.m.

The legislative session has ended in Columbia, but there still is no word on the future of Century Aluminum’s Mount Holly smelter in Goose …

Solar energy could be on menu for co-op customers

Solar energy could be on menu for co-op customers
Monday, June 20, 2016 1:24 p.m.

What’s not to like about renewable energy? Well, maybe the up-front price tag and the fact it’s hard to take with you if you’re …

Don’t get blown away by a hurricane

Don’t get blown away by a hurricane
Monday, June 20, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Summer means open-toed shoes, sunscreen and no school.

YNPN Lowcountry to host first leadership summit for young professionals

Monday, June 20, 2016 9:53 a.m.

Groundbreaking D.I.G. (Develop. Inspire. Grow.) Summit to empower next generation of nonprofit leaders

Opinion Shaper: Better access to Cooper River is needed as population grows

Opinion Shaper: Better access to Cooper River is needed as population grows

Journal Scene Opinion Shaper

Monday, June 20, 2016 11:20 a.m.

Population growth and the pressures it is placing on the low country is a popular topic in the media lately.

Pink Martini with NPR’s Ari Shapiro

Pink Martini with NPR’s Ari Shapiro
Monday, June 20, 2016 10:24 a.m.

Pink Martini will be joined by special guest Ari Shapiro host of NPR’s All Things Considered at the Charleston Gaillard Center. As a high …

Police charge suspect in choir room thefts UPDATED

Police charge suspect in choir room thefts
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:42 p.m.

Summerville Police said Monday they identified the person accused of stealing from purses in a choir room during church services.

Bourgeois named to dean’s list UPDATED

Monday, June 20, 2016 9:33 a.m.

Eric Paul Bourgeois of Summerville was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Memphis for the spring 2016 semester.

North Charleston Family Dental Ribbon Cutting

Monday, June 20, 2016 10:57 a.m.

North Charleston Family Dental Ribbon Cutting June 16, 2016 Photos by Katie Florimbio

Monday, June 20, 2016 9:36 a.m.

A Summerville man reported to deputies that a girl he broke up with days earlier has been threatening him via phone calls and text messages. He said she followed him in his vehicle one day as he drove home from work. The man also told deputies in a report that she texted him she had gotten a new gun and wanted to show it to him.

Council votes 8 to 1 to lower building heights

Council votes 8 to 1 to lower building heights
Sunday, June 19, 2016 9:13 a.m.

In an 8 to 1 vote, Mount Pleasant Town Council voted to reduce building heights along Coleman Boulevard.

Newcomers making impact for RedHawks UPDATED

Newcomers making impact for RedHawks
Sunday, June 19, 2016 10:04 p.m.

Often a time of scrambling and unraveling, the 11th hour has been mighty kind to the Lowcountry RedHawks.

Baseball players receive all-region honors

Baseball players receive all-region honors
Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:01 p.m.

The 2016 Region 8-AAAA Baseball All-region Team indicates just how much talent the region had this spring.

Compassion delivered daily

Sunday, June 19, 2016 10:05 a.m.

Kelley Chapman is the volunteer manager for East Cooper Meals on Wheels.

Mayor proclaims ‘Amateur Radio Week’ in Goose Creek

Mayor proclaims ‘Amateur Radio Week’ in Goose Creek
Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler signed a proclamation June 13 at City Hall announcing June 20-26 as Amateur Radio Week in the City of Goose Creek. …

Indians name Jenkins Athlete of the Year

Indians name Jenkins Athlete of the Year
Sunday, June 19, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Former Green Wave standout John Jenkins has adapted to college hoops very well.

Horticulture Hotline - Chinch bug damage is often confused with dry spots or fungus

Sunday, June 19, 2016 9:44 a.m.

If you are taking a vacation this summer and have St. Augustine grass, be sure to put out an insecticide to protect your lawn from “the nasty rascal, the chinch bug”. Chinch bugs can do serious damage in a very short period of time. Chinch bug damage is often confused with dry spots or fungus. The hot dry areas of your lawn is where …

Editorial Cartoon UPDATED

Editorial Cartoon
Sunday, June 19, 2016 10:51 a.m.

Giant plant growing in Moncks Corner

Giant plant growing in Moncks Corner
Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Move over Jack, Jessie’s got a plant and it just might be getting bigger than that bean stalk.

East Cooper Medical Center kicks off Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive with cereal eating contest

East Cooper Medical Center kicks off Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive with cereal eating contest
Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:10 p.m.

East Cooper Medical Center is leading a community effort to provide local children struggling with hunger with a healthy breakfast during the summer …

New rules in Moncks Corner

New rules in Moncks Corner
Saturday, June 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A new ordinance in Moncks Corner prohibiting the sale of alcohol for consumption between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. is set for a public hearing …

Blackstone Publishing releases Summit: A Novel

Blackstone Publishing releases Summit: A Novel
Saturday, June 18, 2016 2:31 p.m.

Blackstone Publishing has released Charleston resident Harry Farthing’s action-packed debut thriller “Summit,” a novel, which is …

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