Scouts launch new fundraising event

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Coastal Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America has been serving the youth of coastal South Carolina for more than 90 years by instilling in young people the values found in the Scout Oath and helping them become productive citizens and leaders in their communities. More than 7,000 young people were members of a scouting program locally …

Berkeley business leaders discuss issues

The Independent

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County business community sounded off Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, on a long wish list of improvements it hopes will become a reality. …

Centre Pointe Emergency to hold community halloween event UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:15 p.m.

Centre Pointe invites the Charleston community to their “Spooktacular” Halloween event on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10am–Noon. …

Are you listening? Ė Our Community Listens provides communication training UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Many of the communication pitfalls that cause havoc in our relationships come from violating the basic principle of being quick to listen and slow to …

Sports Briefs

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:38 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge Tech Fall Youth Wrestling program will have registration Oct. 27 through Oct. 30. Registration will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the Ashley Ridge High School mini gym entrance. Turn in the schoolís bus entrance for access to the mini-gym. Cost is $75 and includes instruction, Tech-Fall Wrestling, T-shirt and SCYWA competitors card. A …

Development halt to be considered - Councilman to propose building permit allocation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:57 a.m.

By Sully Witte

Obituaries

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:08 p.m.

Jacob Christopher Fair, 20, of Black Mountain, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.

Homecoming Parade

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:12 p.m.

Pictures from the 2014 SHS Homecoming Parade.

Scary stuff

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:51 a.m.

You know this is how The Walking Dead started.

DAR celebrates 15th anniversary

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:50 a.m.

General Marionís Brigade, Berkeley Countyís chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, celebrated its 15th anniversary with an open house …

Reader weighs in on chicken debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:51 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Scary stuff

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:07 p.m.

You know this is how The Walking Dead started.

Police Blotter Ė Road rage

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:18 a.m.

A woman driving through a traffic circle allegedly noticed a female driver behind her following very closely. The female driver then attempted to pass the woman, but was unable, according to the report. The female driver then allegedly followed the woman around the parking lot into which she had turned into until the victim stopped and parked.

Pass the okra!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:08 p.m.

Southerners do make headlines, donít we? Sometimes we hear some piece of news and immediately know it happened south of the Mason-Dixon Line. We just KNOW, the same way we know itís going to rain if we wash the car.

Police Blotter Ė Man didnít think he needed to pull over

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:21 a.m.

After receiving a call of a possible DUI, an officer ran lights and sirens to catch up with the driver before the suspect committed any more traffic violations, according to a police report.

Walpole asked to return to coaching at Academic Magnet UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:06 p.m.

An official statement released by Charleston County School District announced that the recently fired head coach of Academic Magnet football, Bud Walpole, has been asked to return to his position at the school.

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Boddie tells own story of the tragedy of domestic violence

The Gazette

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Lorrie H. Boddie loved her husband once, she told an audience of about 70 people gathered behind the Goose Creek Municipal Center for a domestic …

EcoHealth hosts ‘Breasts and Brunch Open House’ UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:15 a.m.

EcoHealth Wellness Center and Detox Spa will host “Breasts and Brunch Open House” on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1051 …

Parents learn tips and strategies

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:42 p.m.

What do you do when your kids are bickering in the backseat of the car? Refusing to do homework? Experimenting with drugs and alcohol? These questions and more were addressed at a recent community event featuring nationally certified parent coach Christine Donavan and a panel of local experts including Lucy Beckham, Wando principal; Michael …

Local man sues for defamation and wrongful termination

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:51 a.m.

Bryan Crabtree and ADC Engineering are being sued by local resident Jim Owens.

Watermelon-gate: NAACP weighs in on Academic Magnet controversy

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:13 p.m.

Academic Magnet head football coach Bud Walpole was fired Monday amidst controversy surrounding a postgame celebration deemed inappropriate by the …

CSU computer science degree gains accreditation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:13 p.m.

The Charleston Southern University (CSU) Computer and Information Sciences Department announce that the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree program has recently been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.

Charleston Women in International Trade hosts auction

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:53 p.m.

Charleston Women in International Trade (CWIT) hosts its ninth annual fundraiser to support higher education scholars. The event will be held at energetic 10 Storehouse Row on the former Navy Base on Thursday, Oct. 23, 6-9 p.m.

Moultrie News celebrates Community Day

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:12 a.m.

Once again, the Moultrie News hosted a successful celebration in honor of the newspaper's 50th anniversary.

Summerville authorizes sale of Chamber building

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summmerville Town Council passed a second and final reading authorizing the sale of the Chamber of Commerce building during a special meeting held Oct. 20.

Pass the okra!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:54 a.m.

Southerners do make headlines, donít we? Sometimes we hear some piece of news and immediately know it happened south of the Mason-Dixon Line. We just KNOW, the same way we know itís going to rain if we wash the car.

County mulls allowing campgrounds on rural property

The Independent

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:39 p.m.

Berkeley County Council will decide soon whether or not to allow campgrounds outside of commercial areas.

Bailey in the running for Mr. Football

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville offensive lineman Zack Bailey is a finalist for the stateís most prestigious high school football accolade.

Headed there in a handbasket?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:15 a.m.

A recent poll has made headlines by revealing that the majority of Americans asked think the world is going to hell in handbasket. Perhaps they meant “coming apart at the seams,” or, well, insert your favorite metaphor here.

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