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Wando vs. Academic Magnet gallery

Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:43 p.m.

Wando boys soccer defeated Academic Magnet, 2-0, Wednesday, April 27 at Wando Stadium in Mount Pleasant.

Town unveils improvements to Alhambra Hall following social media training event

Town unveils improvements to Alhambra Hall following social media training event
Thursday, April 28, 2016 9:26 a.m.

Alhambra Hall was buzzing with excitement at a recent networking event and ribbon cutting ceremony. The East Cooper Hospitality Alliance recently …

Letter: Big issue; police car colors?

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

Corner Renaissance converges at Depot, discusses plans for future

Corner Renaissance converges at Depot, discusses plans for future
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The revitalization of Moncks Corner is a “program not a project,” said Beppie LeGrand of the Municipal Association of South Carolina. …

Frances R. Willis SPCA reduces fees on Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Thursday, April 28, 2016 2:25 p.m.

The Frances R. Willis SPCA in Dorchester County is inviting you to come join them in celebrating National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day this Saturday, April 30. It is a great excuse to look into adopting, rather than shopping for a new pet.

School board might nix public comments

School board might nix public comments
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:42 p.m.

DD2 is looking into scratching public comments off its agenda for future board meetings.

Knights earn playoff spot UPDATED

Knights earn playoff spot
Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:09 p.m.

The Stratford boys soccer team qualified for the playoffs at the expense of their rival on the final night of the regular season.

Local landscape architect chosen as fellow in national society

Local landscape architect chosen as fellow in national society
Thursday, April 28, 2016 4:48 a.m.

Kenneth (Kenny) R. Seamon, principal of SeamonWhiteside, has been elevated to fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Wando baseball, softball drop playoff openers

Wando baseball, softball drop playoff openers
Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:52 p.m.

One game into the postseason, defending state champion Wando is facing elimination.

County crime

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A substance that tested positive to be crack/cocaine was found in the vehicle of a driver with a suspended license pulled over for speeding. It was the man’s third driving under suspension offense in five years.

Parents speak out against what they see as overly harsh discipline

Parents speak out against what they see as overly harsh discipline
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Two Dorchester District Two moms describe their fifth-grade sons in a similar way: they are good children, they said. They make good grades and have …

Letter: Strong mayor form is least transparent UPDATED

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

I have always been opposed to the Strong Mayor form of government. It is the least transparent administration. A Strong Mayor Council would give the mayor the authority to hire and fire staff. The ultimate in “good old boy systems.”

Public input sought for Volvo industrial site

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept public comment until May 5 on development of the industrial park in Berkeley County that will hold Volvo’s first U.S. car plant.

Seaside volunteer appreciation

Seaside volunteer appreciation
Thursday, April 28, 2016 2:59 p.m.

Student and athlete to watch, Sierra Stewart

Student and athlete to watch, Sierra Stewart
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A bystander at a recent Berkeley High School (BHS) track meet nodded approvingly while watching the competition.

Lowcountry AIDS Services identifies one-third of new HIV positive cases in S.C. last year

Lowcountry AIDS Services identifies one-third of new HIV positive cases in S.C. last year
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:26 p.m.

Launches Major New Fundraising Initiative for Outreach, Testing and Prevention

MPPD to hosts Prescription Take-Back Day at both Wal-Mart Locations April 30

MPPD to hosts Prescription Take-Back Day at both Wal-Mart Locations April 30
Thursday, April 28, 2016 9:39 a.m.

Many households have medications that are outdated or no longer used because prescriptions change, conditions alter or people simply stop taking them. …

After hours of chase, nearly 10-foot gator caught on IOP beach

After hours of chase, nearly 10-foot gator caught on IOP beach
Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:18 a.m.

An Isle of Palms Animal Control officer and a contractor for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources removed an alligator between nine and …

March for Babies coming this Saturday to Charleston

Thursday, April 28, 2016 9:02 a.m.

Walkers will gather to take steps for healthier babies at the March for Babies. Saturday’s activities include an opening program at 8:30 a.m., followed by a 3-mile scenic walk through the downtown Charleston area including the Battery. Following the walk, participants will enjoy food and family-fun activities. Individuals and teams who …

Berkeley County Bright Ideas Expo puts summer fun into perspective

Berkeley County Bright Ideas Expo puts summer fun into perspective
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Vivid visions of fun is soon what’s in store for summer. It was also the goal of the Berkeley Bright Ideas Expo.

29th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival Memorial Waterfront Park

29th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival Memorial Waterfront Park
Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:50 p.m.

The 29th annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival was held Sunday and presented by East Cooper Medical Center and Harris Teeter. The …

Berkeley County Bright Ideas Expo puts summer fun into perspective

Berkeley County Bright Ideas Expo puts summer fun into perspective
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Vivid visions of fun is soon what’s in store for summer. It was also the goal of the Berkeley Bright Ideas Expo.

Between the Stacks - The balance between peace officer and police officer

Thursday, April 28, 2016 5:50 a.m.

William “Dub” Lawrence is a former sheriff who established Utah’s first SWAT team in the mid-1970s. Thirty years later, that same unit killed his son-in-law in a controversial standoff. Now a private investigator, Dub seeks the truth in this case and other officer-involved shootings.

Zika virus prompts Berkeley Co. to spray more against mosquitoes

Zika virus prompts Berkeley Co. to spray more against mosquitoes
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler announced Thursday that Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement is increasing its efforts to prevent the Zika …

Town rec department and Lowcountry Parent put on ‘Fit Family Challenge’

Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:34 a.m.

In an effort to promote healthy, active lifestyles, Mount Pleasant Recreation is partnering with Lowcountry Parent magazine in an eight-week program to challenge Mount Pleasant residents to get up, get fit, and stay in motion. Based on participation, families earn points for a chance to win prizes during the challenge period, May 1 – June …

Rising star

Rising star
Thursday, April 28, 2016 6:21 a.m.

Deden, Bantz exchange vows

Deden, Bantz exchange vows
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:45 p.m.

Patricia “Tricia” Virginia Deden of James Island and Cameron Fraser Bantz of Summerville were married on Feb. 20, 2016 at Blessed …

Tri-County track teams compete at SHS

Tri-County track teams compete at SHS
Thursday, April 28, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Track and field teams from Charleston County edged out those from Dorchester County during the Tri-County Meet of Champions held last week at …

Berkeley County Clemson Club event on Friday UPDATED

Berkeley County Clemson Club event on Friday
Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:09 a.m.

The Berkeley County Clemson Club invites Tiger fans to join co-offensive coordinator Tony Elliott at Tiger Talks 2016.

Farmers’ Market at Green Barn returns in May

Farmers’ Market at Green Barn returns in May
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Farmers’ Market at the Green Barn at Carnes Crossroads is returning May 4. The local market, located on North Main Street between …

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