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Local students named to USC President’s List

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The following local students were named to the President’s List at the University of South Carolina for the spring semester. The President’s Honor List requires a grade point average of 4.00 earned on a minimum of 12 credited semester hours.

Spring semester USC Dean’s List announced

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The following local students were named to the dean’s list for the University of South Carolina for the spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s Honor List a student must have a grade point average of 3.50 or higher (3.25 or higher for freshmen) earned on a minimum of 12 credited semester hours.

Dorchester Habitat welcomes three new board members

Dorchester Habitat welcomes three new board members
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce the recent appointments of three new outstanding members to the board of directors: Tori …

Business in the ‘ville

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Perfect brows, perfect lashes, perfect teeth – maybe a massage to go along with it?

Palmetto Scholars Academy students earn D.C. trip

Palmetto Scholars Academy students earn D.C. trip
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Summerville-area students Ke’Von Singleton and Malik Hubbard were among three Palmetto Scholars Academy students to earn a trip to Washington, …

Dixie Angels All-Stars: Goose Creek vs. Ladson

Monday, June 20, 2016 9:45 p.m.

Goose Creek and Ladson kicked off the Dixie Angels District All-Star Tournament on Monday at Hanahan. (Photos by Rob Gantt)

Local American Legion and VFW host dinner for Vietnam vets

Local American Legion and VFW host dinner for Vietnam vets
Monday, June 20, 2016 1:22 p.m.

The American Legion Post 136 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10624, both located in Mount Pleasant, recently hosted a dinner to honor veterans …

Youngsters hoop it up at local high schools

Youngsters hoop it up at local high schools
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Coaches across the county took a break from instructing their high school athletes early this month so they could get younger athletes started on the …

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:29 a.m.

Luna is a 2-year-old spayed and microchipped female American Staffordshire terrier. Luna is an incredibly sweet little girl. Housebroken and crate …

Advanced gate system at Wando Welch Terminal now operational

Monday, June 20, 2016 1:24 p.m.

The South Carolina Ports Authority began full implementation of its Advanced Gate System on Saturday, June 18 at the Wando Welch Terminal. Although we have had internal and external training in effect since June 6th, it always takes time to get everybody acquainted with the new processes when a major system is being installed. Today is the first …

Pinewood takes third in elementary school quiz bowl

Pinewood takes third in elementary school quiz bowl
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:30 a.m.

Larry Watt, executive director of the South Carolina Independent School Association, announced the winner of the SCISA Elementary School Quiz Bowl.

Sea Tow Charleston announces life jacket loaner stand UPDATED

Sea Tow Charleston announces life jacket loaner stand
Monday, June 20, 2016 11:05 a.m.

Public access to free life jackets helps make local boating safer

Fathers day gifts come in various packages

Monday, June 20, 2016 10:21 p.m.

With another Fathers Day behind us, millions of fathers are now enjoying new ties, perhaps some new socks and maybe a card from the kids – perhaps a phone call, or a mention in a Facebook post.

Public meeting delves into police profiling, other concerns

Public meeting delves into police profiling, other concerns
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:32 a.m.

Summerville’s minority community has expressed concern over racial profiling during traffic stops recently, sparking a conversation with …

Goose Creek man killed in collision

Monday, June 20, 2016 1:26 p.m.

According to a report from Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury, 22 year old Kendall Ramsey of Goose Creek was riding a motorcycle when it collided with another vehicle at 1:09 p.m. June 18.

Citadel approves budget for 2016-17 academic year

Monday, June 20, 2016 10:59 a.m.

The Citadel’s Board of Visitors has approved the college’s budget, which includes the combined tuition and fees rate for the 2016-17 academic year.

Registration opens for Drive Away Childhood Cancer Golf Tournament

Monday, June 20, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Golfers can spend a day playing golf with views of the Charleston harbor while raising money for local pediatric cancer research. It’s all part of the fifth annual Drive Away Childhood Cancer Golf Tournament benefiting Chase After a Cure.

Mount Holly smelter workers in limbo as time runs out for legislative help

Mount Holly smelter workers in limbo as time runs out for legislative help

For the Independent

Monday, June 20, 2016 1:25 p.m.

The legislative session has ended in Columbia, but there still is no word on the future of Century Aluminum’s Mount Holly smelter in Goose …

Solar energy could be on menu for co-op customers

Solar energy could be on menu for co-op customers
Monday, June 20, 2016 1:24 p.m.

What’s not to like about renewable energy? Well, maybe the up-front price tag and the fact it’s hard to take with you if you’re …

Don’t get blown away by a hurricane

Don’t get blown away by a hurricane
Monday, June 20, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Summer means open-toed shoes, sunscreen and no school.

YNPN Lowcountry to host first leadership summit for young professionals

Monday, June 20, 2016 9:53 a.m.

Groundbreaking D.I.G. (Develop. Inspire. Grow.) Summit to empower next generation of nonprofit leaders

Opinion Shaper: Better access to Cooper River is needed as population grows

Opinion Shaper: Better access to Cooper River is needed as population grows

Journal Scene Opinion Shaper

Monday, June 20, 2016 11:20 a.m.

Population growth and the pressures it is placing on the low country is a popular topic in the media lately.

Pink Martini with NPR’s Ari Shapiro

Pink Martini with NPR’s Ari Shapiro
Monday, June 20, 2016 10:24 a.m.

Pink Martini will be joined by special guest Ari Shapiro host of NPR’s All Things Considered at the Charleston Gaillard Center. As a high …

Letters to the Editor

Monday, June 20, 2016 3:45 p.m.

I was ashamed to be a councilman after the vote taken at the council meeting on June 14 regarding the final reading of an ordinance to amend the town’s Comprehensive Plan that would allow Trident Academy to sell their property to a developer who would build 19 homes, preserve the school’s future and provide two acres of green space …

Police charge suspect in choir room thefts UPDATED

Police charge suspect in choir room thefts
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:42 p.m.

Summerville Police said Monday they identified the person accused of stealing from purses in a choir room during church services.

Paul Dean Allen UPDATED

Paul Dean Allen
Monday, June 20, 2016 2:47 p.m.

Paul Dean Allen, 81 of Bluffton, SC passed away on June 16, 2016 in the Hilton Head Hospital, Hilton Head Island, SC.

Bourgeois named to dean’s list UPDATED

Monday, June 20, 2016 9:33 a.m.

Eric Paul Bourgeois of Summerville was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Memphis for the spring 2016 semester.

Snee Farm sinks Coosaw, Daniel Island; Longpoint still perfect UPDATED

Snee Farm sinks Coosaw, Daniel Island; Longpoint still perfect
Monday, June 20, 2016 3:38 p.m.

Snee Farm took care of its top competition with successive wins over Coosaw Creek and Daniel Island last week.

North Charleston Family Dental Ribbon Cutting

Monday, June 20, 2016 10:57 a.m.

North Charleston Family Dental Ribbon Cutting June 16, 2016 Photos by Katie Florimbio

Academic Magnet’s Christensen wins javelin national championship UPDATED

Academic Magnet’s Christensen wins javelin national championship
Monday, June 20, 2016 2:07 p.m.

By the final throw of Sunday night, the sparse crowd still left at North Carolina A&T’s Aggie Stadium had filed down from the stands and …

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