Kick Off Summer with the South Carolina Aquarium this Memorial Day Weekend

Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:42 a.m.

Celebrate World Turtle Day® and the New Shark Shallows Exhibit

Bishops golf wins third straight state title UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:48 a.m.

Bishop England golf won its third consecutive Class AA state championship with a dominant 16-stroke win this week at Charleston National Golf Club in …

Sanford Votes to Extend Public Transit Funding for 60 Days UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:43 p.m.

On May 19 the US House of Representatives passed a two month extension of transportation funding to keep public transit running and road maintenance and construction moving until August 1, 2015. Mark Sanford voted in favor of the extension which will allow transit riders to continue to get to work, shop, see their doctors and move through their …

Migration to Memminger promises to inspire

Thursday, May 21, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Mark the date for a thrilling evening with the Center for Birds of Prey in historic Memminger Auditorium on Thursday, October 8, 2015.

Equal opportunity

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:59 a.m.

On May 6, The Summerville Mayor’s Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities promoted equal opportunity at its annual luncheon …

Early birds go on bird-watching tour UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:14 a.m.

Many folks wake up every morning to the sound of a happy bird chanting outside, “Tea kettle, tea kettle, tea kettle…tea kettle, tea …

Folly Beach County Park named one of America’s Best Restored Beaches

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:43 p.m.

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced today that Folly Beach County Park is a winner of its 2015 Best Restored …

Student Kudos

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:43 a.m.

Brevard College student Rachel Anthony presents her final degree recital and photography exhibition Friday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in the Porter Center for Performing Arts. The two events are free and open to the public.

Local tennis teams win state titles

Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Local Mount Pleasant women’s tennis teams turned in top performances at the U.S. Tennis Association South Carolina state championships earlier …

Charleston Challenge tests local knowledge

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:00 a.m.

HALOS is partnering with Dan Ryan Builders to present the inaugural Charleston Challenge, Thursday, May 21, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant.

Coastal Community Foundation Announces Lowcountry Giving Day 2015 Results

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:13 p.m.

Second year of crowdfunding event raises $6.8 million with widened participation, national recognition

Police Blotter – You’re barred

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:43 a.m.

It’s one thing to bar someone from your establishment, but it is another thing to do it legally through a no trespass order. And it’s even another thing when it’s your own stepson. A manager at the establishment said complaints were coming in from customers that this person was taking things from customers as well as …

School CFO: Property tax increase could be on horizon

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The chief financial officer for Berkeley County schools delivered grim news during a school board budget workshop Tuesday: non-owner occupied homes …

Loyalty Day

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:00 p.m.

On May 1 the Ladies of Auxiliary Post 3433 Ladson, recognized the JROTC Honor Guard Unit from Stratford High School for their services of providing …

Business Kudos

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:31 a.m.

David Kent, partner of The Real Buyer’s Agent, Charleston’s first exclusive buyer’s agency, has been named the 2015 President Elect for the South Carolina Association of Realtors.

SLED questions students in Berkeley deputy shooting, asks for DNA samples UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:04 a.m.

SLED questions students in Berkeley deputy shooting, asks for DNA samplesState Law Enforcement Division officers are questioning a number of teens, …

Pinewood, CSU sign concurrent enrollment agreement

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Leaders from Pinewood Preparatory School and Charleston Southern University joined on Wednesday, April 29 to sign a concurrent enrollment agreement …

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:07 a.m.

Triangle Char and Bar and Steel City Pizza Co. are teaming up with Charleston Animal Society to kick-start the summer, block party style. It’s the fourth annual Summer Kick Off Block Party happening Saturday, May 23, starting at noon at Triangle/Steel City in Mount Pleasant. All proceeds benefit Charleston Animal Society. Attendees will …

Town switches to new phone system, minimal disruption expected May 21

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:09 p.m.

On May 21 at 5 p.m., the Town of Mount Pleasant will switch over to a new phone system to streamline operations and maximize efficiencies. Residents may expect minimal phone disruption as the switch is implemented. Telephones in the Annex building will switch over to the new system beginning at 5 p.m., followed by the Mount Pleasant Police …

Going back in the water – Where does S.C. rank in shark attacks?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:08 a.m.

Beachgoers were reminded returning to the water brings its own risks Friday when a 30-year-old man suffered a shark bite to the foot. On the …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:14 a.m.

Thanks to our wonderful beaches, getting off Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island on weekend afternoons, especially Saturday afternoons, is already a nightmare and only promises to get worse when schools let out for the summer.

Fort boys have Top 3 finish at state meet

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Patriot track and field team brought home three state championships from last weekend’s Class AAAA state meet.

Why Volvo is a great fit for the Lowcountry?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:08 a.m.

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” - Jim Rohn

My family and food

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:29 p.m.

I have written about this topic often before. My family has a thing for food.

Bailey, Patterson lead way for Wave at state track meet

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:01 a.m.

One athlete capped his Green Wave career by earning a state championship last weekend and another opened a new and promising chapter to her Green …

Domestic incident leads to drug arrests

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:09 p.m.

Goose Creek Police say a domestic violence call at a home Wednesday morning, May 20 led to the discovery of a bag of meth-making materials.

Owens, McElveen take next step

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 8:49 a.m.

Two standout student-athletes at Goose Creek High School recently put pen to paper to finalize their next steps.

High schools host football scrimmages Thursday

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

All three Dorchester Two high school football teams will suit up for action on May 21.

Random thoughts from Julie

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Random thoughts while eating cashews and waiting for a load of socks to dry:

Charleston Regional Development Alliance CEO named one of Top 50 economic developers in North America

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:01 p.m.

David Ginn, President & CEO of the Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA), has been named one of the nation’s top 50 economic …

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