Man charged in sex assault of child

Friday, March 6, 2015 9:01 a.m.

A Summerville man has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 11.

A battle of books begins in March

Friday, March 6, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Most of you have presumably heard about the NCAA basketball tournament affectionately referred to as March Madness. But do you know that there is another tournament that takes place each March called the Tournament of Books? Well, there is. It is run by an online magazine, The Morning News, and it began in 2005.

Free financial education event for teens this Saturday at CSU

Friday, March 6, 2015 3:08 p.m.

Family Services, Inc. (FSI) will host its fifth annual youth financial education summit called Money Rocks on Saturday, March 7 at Charleston …

Swamp Fox Soccer

Friday, March 6, 2015 11:02 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge boys' soccer team takes on Sumter.

Bids for boat landing well under budget

Friday, March 6, 2015 10:01 a.m.

It looks like Summerville will be proceeding with the Jessen Boat Landing rehabilitation project well under budget.

Summerville ROCKS!

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Stefanie Neuner, who teaches art at Knightsville Elementary School, has decorated the Summerville ROCKS! chair sponsored by The Village Knittery.

Attorney General weighs in on domestic violence in SC

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On February 5, around 1:15 p.m., students at the University of South Carolina received a text message warning “SHOTS FIRED” — two words that would send chills and panic through the large campus that is home to nearly 32,000 students.

Berkeley sorority announces scholarship

Friday, March 6, 2015 10:25 a.m.

The Berkeley County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has announced information about its annual scholarship.

Girls Summit Raising Successful Daughters in the 21st Century

Friday, March 6, 2015 3:11 p.m.

Charleston County School District (CCSD) and Parent University are proud to host our Fourth Annual Girls Summit. We welcome and encourage all media partners to join us for what promises to be an educational and community-building day of programming, with dozens of special guests.

Former county detective’s career spans 40 years

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:30 p.m.

From one Sheriff Knight to the next, Dale Nevins’s career with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office has spanned more than four …

Hundreds of students discover and honor African American heritage and history at Wannamaker County Park event

Friday, March 6, 2015 10:21 a.m.

On Feb. 27, approximately 800 elementary and middle school students attended a day of learning, honoring and celebrating African American heritage and history. Held at Wannamaker County Park, the African American Heritage Festival was open to regional public, private, and home school students.

Globe-trotting teacher

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Alston Middle School teacher Pren Woods has been chosen as one of 20 teachers to travel to Asia for three weeks this summer as part of a study tour …

Pets of the Week

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Kiki is a 12-year-old spayed and microchipped female Tuxedo. She has a sad story to tell. She was owner-surrendered on Feb. 12 because her owners had …

Children’s Museum to host PNC PLAY Day on Friday, March 13

Friday, March 6, 2015 1:24 p.m.

PNC Bank provides $20,000 grant to provide FREE play at the Children’s Museum for 2014-2015 school year

State sees record-breaking year for employment

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

According to the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW), newly-released figures show that 2014 was a record-breaking year for South Carolina. …

Lady Cavs prevail 8-7 in extra-inning thriller

Friday, March 6, 2015 11:58 a.m.

The St. John’s Christian Academy Lady Cavaliers got the 2015 season off on the right foot, holding off a furious comeback effort by Patrick …

Wrestlers to participate in all-star event

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:30 p.m.

This weekend a group of Summerville-area wrestlers will step onto the mat to represent their high schools one final time.

S.C. Senate Approves Rick Reames as Revenue Director

Friday, March 6, 2015 10:57 a.m.

The South Carolina Senate voted unanimously to confirm Rick Reames III as the Director of the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) today, March 5, 2015. Reames, a tax lawyer with nearly 15 years professional experience, was nominated for the position by Governor Nikki Haley on, and served as acting director since, July 18, 2014.

Swamp Foxes will rely heavily on seniors

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

For the Ashley Ridge boys’ soccer team, the season started with a trial by fire.

Letters to the editor

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Politics won’t fill potholes, but it will cost drivers more everyday

Friday, March 6, 2015 1:16 p.m.

The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads says the House of Representatives is stuck in a traffic jam because of political gamesmanship

Goose Creek vs. Woodland UPDATED

Friday, March 6, 2015 8:50 a.m.

The Goose Creek Lady Gators defeated Woodland 9-0 in a soccer match on Thursday, March 5. (Photos by Rob Gantt)

Mercedes announces North Charleston plant, 1,300 jobs

Friday, March 6, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Mercedes-Benz Vans, a division of Daimler, announced today plans to invest around half a billion dollars to establish a new, full van manufacturing plant in Charleston County. The new production plant in North Charleston, S.C. will supply the North American market with the next-generation Sprinter, creating 1,300 new jobs over the next several …

Berkeley Elementary announces ‘Terrific Kids’ for February

Friday, March 6, 2015 10:21 a.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently announced its Terrific Kids for the month of February.

Legacy of Hope

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.


Showing tolerance

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Clay Hill recently recognized a group of Character Students for showing “tolerance.” Front row: Tyron Smith, Juan Gonzalez-Mora. Middle …

Red Cross urges smoke alarm checks when you ‘spring forward’

Friday, March 6, 2015 11:50 a.m.

When people turn their clocks for Daylight Saving Time this weekend, the American Red Cross suggests they take a minute to test their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. This simple step could save their lives as nearly two‐thirds of all fire‐related deaths occur in homes that have no functioning smoke alarms.

More than 250 Chambers urge Congress to fund transportation

Friday, March 6, 2015 1:13 p.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce joined more than 250 local, regional and state chambers of commerce urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and to pass a long term federal transportation authorization bill.

Is it time to change South Carolina’s alimony laws?

Special to The Gazette

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

“Till death do us part.”

Crime beat

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Deputies said someone broke into the 0’Reilly Auto Parts on Bacons Bridge Road in Summerville on Saturday. The incident occurred just before 2 a.m. and resulted in damage to the facility after the culprit pried open one of the store’s metal walls to get to a safe, a report stated. An employee told deputies the business maintains no …

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