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Folly Beach celebrates 4th of July with annual fireworks display

Monday, June 29, 2015 9:41 a.m.

A holiday tradition on the Edge of America, the annual 4th of July fireworks display is set to take place on Folly Beach next Saturday. The fireworks will be set off on 2nd Block East, next to the Folly Beach Pier. Locals and visitors are invited to enjoy the Independence Day display, which will begin at 9:30pm.

Student kudos and school news

Monday, June 29, 2015 11:37 a.m.

Surrounded by family and friends, 1,861 graduates faced their futures against the backdrop of a new, modern, open-air stage designed to complement the structure of Wake Forest’s iconic Wait Chapel. “Do yourself a favor: Be an easy grader. Score yourself on a curve. Give yourself extra credit,” the comedian and late night …

Liza’s Lifeline honored by Rotary Auxiliary

Monday, June 29, 2015 7:01 a.m.

Courtesy boat inspections set for July 5

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming July 4 holiday, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will …

IOP Beach Run offers family fun

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:12 p.m.

The 2015 Isle of Palms Beach Run will take place Saturday, July 25, on the Front Beach, behind the Windjammer on the Isle of Palms.

Four awarded scholarships by Cruise Control Driving School

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Cruise Control Driving School, Inc. of Summerville has awarded a total of $2,000 in academic scholarships – $500 to each of the four graduates …

Wesley AME Hosts 39th Homecoming

Monday, June 29, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Wesley AME at 2883 French Sanatee Road in Shulerville is holding its 39th Annual Homecoming Celebration.

12 and counting: MPTC coasts to another state title UPDATED

Monday, June 29, 2015 3:41 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Track Club (MPTC) won its 12th consecutive state championship with a dominant showing at the USA Track and Field South Carolina Junior …

Special Needs Swim Night returns to Whirlin’ Waters

Monday, June 29, 2015 10:35 a.m.

After-hours waterpark event for guests with special needs

Goose Creek finishes runner-up in state tournament

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:34 p.m.

The Goose Creek 12U all-stars advanced to the title game of the Cal Ripken state tournament in North Augusta.

Palmetto Rays win national event in Myrtle Beach

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The 13U Palmetto Rays from Charleston competed in the Youth Baseball Nationals in Myrtle Beach from June 19-25. 

East Cooper Habitat For Humanity projects UPDATED

Monday, June 29, 2015 1:19 p.m.

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary has committed to four volunteer projects with East Cooper Habitat for Humanity.

DD2 schedules a workshop on SROs, bus drivers, aquatic center

Monday, June 29, 2015 2:17 p.m.

DD2 has scheduled a called meeting on June 30. According to a press release from DD2, the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the plan for school …

Women Build - Dorchester Habitat For Humanity UPDATED

Monday, June 29, 2015 2:27 p.m.

Photos by Nik Cokins

Trooper’s mission: Help people “until my last breath”

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

While most across the tri-country and state know “Trooper Bob” as the coupon man looking to reward drivers wearing seatbelts, many may …

Chamber members give input on parks plan

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Local business leaders voiced their opinions on the need for a countywide parks system after hearing highlights of the current master plan during a …

Former county police officer’s story featured on TV

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Letisha Wilson will never forget the sound of a gun jamming while pointed at the base of her skull.

Nine days of RiverDogs promotions to kick off second half of season

Monday, June 29, 2015 11:13 a.m.

Independence Day Celebration, Military Appreciation Night highlight longest homestand of 2015

Community says goodbye to beloved coach

Post and Courier

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sharonda Ann Coleman-Singleton was a mom so proud that she called a friend during a football game to proclaim, “My baby got a sack!” …

Goose Creek Post 166 vs. Hartsville UPDATED

Monday, June 29, 2015 11:01 p.m.

Goose Creek defeated Hartsville 5-4 in a League 3 American Legion game on Monday night at GCHS.

CCSD open sites provide free summer meals to kids and teens

Monday, June 29, 2015 10:53 a.m.

Each summer, children wait for the last bell of the school year. Summer is an exciting time for children to enjoy time with friends, a week at camp, a family vacation, or swim at the pool. But for many children who receive free and reduced-price meals at school, summer can mean hunger. Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither …

More tips on freeing your yard of fleas

Sunday, June 28, 2015 6:27 a.m.

Professional pest managers will always do a great job at controlling fleas because they are professionals and they do this for a living. Since fleas are in so many different life cycles, give the exterminator at least two weeks for their product to work.

Volvo pledges $100k to Mother Emanuel fund

Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The newest member to the Lowcountry manufacturing community will donate $100,000 to a fund benefiting the families of the nine people shot and killed …

Charleston County Council names new administrator

Sunday, June 28, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Charleston County Council voted to make Keith Bustraan the new Charleston County administrator. As former deputy administrator of finance, Bustraan …

On Vacation – Washington, D.C.

Sunday, June 28, 2015 6:35 a.m.

Yappy Hour Returns July 9

Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:03 a.m.

Dog-Friendly, after-work event at James Island County Park

County’s drought status upgraded as heat takes toll

Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on June 19, has upgraded the drought status to the first level of drought, …

Annual Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open a huge success

Sunday, June 28, 2015 2:14 p.m.

Fifty-two players from all over South Carolina participated in the 14th annual Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open, a two-day golf tournament hosted by …

Center for Birds of Prey receives certificate of excellence

Sunday, June 28, 2015 6:07 a.m.

The Center for Birds of Prey has received the highest level of excellence ranking on the TripAdvisor travel review site for the third consecutive year. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence worldwide, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews and represents the upper echelon of business …

Ribbon-cutting scheduled for Nexton Elementary

Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Nexton Elementary will be officially ready for the 2015-2016 school year following a 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 29, groundbreaking.

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