Rotary honors

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Rotary Club of Summerville (lunch) honored their September Student and Teacher of the Month. Both student and teacher are from DuBose Middle …

Dates set for migratory bird hunting

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:50 p.m.

The S.C. Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), recently approved the 2015-2016 late …

Bouncing good time

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:51 p.m.

Kindergarten students at Boulder Bluff Elementary are bouncing in a new school year.

Community lunch planned

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open on Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Sons of the American Revolution organizing in Berkeley County

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 11:32 a.m.

Berkeley County’s Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Organizational Meeting will be held at the Santee Cooper Auditorium in Moncks Corner on Friday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. This is a call for descendants of American Revolutionary War patriots in Berkeley County. We are starting a new SAR local chapter in Berkeley County, so come and listen …

Select Tuesdays are “Brewsdays” this fall at Old Towne Creek County Park

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 9:42 a.m.

Happy hour event features craft beer, food trucks, live music

Wait for the courts

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

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Summerville girls take second at Ponds InvitationalEllenburg top finisher

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville-area teams had some success during the annual Ponds Cross Country Invitational.

Have you read the one abou-zzzzzzzzzzz

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

I saw a link on Facebook the other day that made me laugh: “Reading can reduce insomnia”.

Rotary happenings

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Berkeley Co. school board terminates convicted employee

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 3:53 p.m.

The Berkeley County School Board terminated Amy Kovach following her conviction on one count of common law misconduct in office and one count of …

On Vacation – St. John

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 11:38 a.m.

Music club presents rising star

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Winnie Rodriquez will perform a classical piano concert at St Luke’s Lutheran Church, 206 Central Ave. at 7 p.m., Tuesday Sept. 22.

Goats v. kudzu: Ruminants tip scales in battle against invasive plants

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Armed with teeth, horns and cloven hooves, a herd of heroes has raced to Clemson University’s rescue, bravely confronting marauding invaders …

Police Blotter -

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 5:49 a.m.

An officer was patrolling in the area of Hwy. 17 when he noticed a vehicle traveling in front of him going above the posted speed limit. The officer confirmed the speed of the vehicle as 57 mph in a posted 45 mph zone. He initiated a traffic stop and asked the driver where she was coming from and where she was heading. The officer also asked her …

Summerville JV takes first place UPDATED

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 5:01 p.m.

Summerville-area JV teams did well during The Ponds Cross Country Invitational held Saturday.

Council OKs nearly $90,000 in accommodations tax

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 4:01 p.m.

Dorchester County Council approved recommendations this month for accommodations tax money to be allocated to more than a dozen different …

Learn to can with Clemson

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:50 p.m.

Clemson Extension Service is offering two final canning classes before the end of 2015. Jams and Jellies workshop will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Berkeley County Extension Office in Moncks Corner. Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen will take place on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p..m at Dean Hall …

Beware the pitfalls of single-member districts

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As a life-long resident of Summerville, I have championed the success of Dorchester School District Two since entering Summerville Grammar School on …

Behind the Apple - Melissa Odom

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Driving from Moncks Corner to Knightsville Elementary every day is a long drive, but Melissa Odom says it is worth it.

Senator Scott Announces Ticket Availability for Simulcast of Pope Address on Capitol Lawn

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 9:15 a.m.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) announced details on obtaining tickets for the upcoming visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the U.S. Capitol. On September 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., Pope Francis will be the first pope to address a joint meeting of Congress.

Hanahan man shares his story to inspire faith

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Even at church, some people averted their eyes from the man in the wheelchair. His face is dented in an odd way. His speech is slurred.

PJ Brunson to perform in the Lowcuntry

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:33 a.m.

Imagine the lovechild of Joan Baez and Edwin McCain. Take a silky-smooth, sometimes-smoky alto voice, combine it with an impressive finger-picking …

Santee Cooper generates 1 millionth megawatt hour of ‘green’ electricity

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:49 p.m.

A Moncks Corner state-owned utility has hit a renewable energy milestone, generating enough electricity to power more than 74,000 average-sized homes.

Adaptive Recreation Weekend introduces Wheel to Surf Clinic

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 2:42 p.m.

Charleston County Parks’ hosting recreation expo for people with physical limitations

Citadel honors local students

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The President’s List is one of the most distinguished cadet awards presented by The Citadel. It indicates excellence in academics and military duties. The list is a combination of the Dean’s List and the Commandant’s Distinguished List and is composed of cadets who contribute the most to their companies while maintaining …

Institute for Applied Neuroscience signs exclusive license for minimally-invasive spine surgery implant

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:25 a.m.

The Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Institute for Applied Neurosciences (IAN) has successfully licensed a new, patented, minimally-invasive spine surgery product to Amendia, Inc. A leading provider of innovative medical devices used during spinal surgical procedures based in Marietta, Georgia, Amendia has acquired the …

Former American LaFrance workers to receive 6-weeks severance packages

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

U.S. District Court has approved a six-week severance package for the former employees at a Berkeley County firetruck manufacturer that abruptly …

Home Sweet Homestead: An ode to Fred the hen

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:56 p.m.

A man on a gravel road in Lebanon woke up early, fired up the riding lawn mower and set to work cutting his lawn. He’s mowed this lawn for 30- …

Travis Manion Foundation to Host 4th Annual 9/11 Heroes Run in Charleston with a very special Guest of Honor

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 9:17 a.m.

The Travis Manion Foundation will host the 4th annual 9/11 Heroes Run - Charleston at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Charleston Fire and Police Department on Daniel Island (235 Seven Farms Drive). The 5K run/walk will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as to honor our military and first responders …

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