Sheriff Al Cannon receives Patriot Award

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:12 p.m.

On Tuesday, Sept. 2, the Employer Support of Guard and Reserves (ESGR) presented Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon the organization’s Patriot Award. The award is intended to recognize the employee’s supervisor or agency head that support employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve Military units. Recipients are nominated by members of …

Stags begin preparing for Green Wave

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:22 a.m.

The last time the Berkeley Stags beat Summerville, George Bush “43” was seeking election to a second term. Bruce Ellington was in seventh grade. And …

American LaFrance’s remaining inventory sold

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:04 a.m.

The winding road to the shuttered American LaFrance facility in Berkeley County will come alive again in the coming weeks as winning bidders retrieve chassis, engines, parts, and transmissions.

Town releases public input report

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Nearly 200 residents attended the public input meeting on Aug. 27 and shared ideas about the future recreation development of 245 acres of land on Rifle Range Road and Phase 2 of Memorial Waterfront Park. Below are lists of the top five choices in each category and a list of all submitted ideas, ranked.

Serving the community: Montez Aiken

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:03 p.m.

Patrolman First Class Montez Aiken, 36, is a public servant at heart.

Berkeley sheriff’s citizen academy set

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:11 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has set the next class of its Citizen Police Academy for Sept. 29 through Oct. 27, according to a release from …

Porter-Gaud too much for Palmetto Christian UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 11:28 a.m.

Palmetto Christian Academy dropped its season debut, 49-0, at Porter-Gaud Friday in Charleston.

September events from Charleston County Parks

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Be Fit Charleston

Deer antler records available to public

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:05 a.m.

The complete listing of South Carolina’s antler records is now available at

GCPD sets dates for women’s self-defense classes

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:27 p.m.

The next Goose Creek Police Department’s quarterly women’s self-defense classes have been announced for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 2. …

Chamber of Commerce to discuss development in Mt. Pleasant

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:04 p.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Developers Council Briefing: Growth Forum on Friday, Sept. 5 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott located at 1251 Woodland Ave., Mount Pleasant.

Adopt-A-Highway litter cleanup set for Sept. 6

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:44 p.m.

Charleston County Adopt-A-Highway will hold its next litter cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 6. In case of bad weather, the cleanup will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13.

Superintendent briefs public on county school delays

The Independent

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:23 a.m.

Weeks after city of Hanahan officials made public comments at the Berkeley County School District school board meeting, the district’s superintendent …

Committee asks staff to meet with Coleman Blvd. property owners in regards to height

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:28 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Planning Committee met on Tuesday to discuss the proposed setback for the upper floors of structures on properties allowed 75 feet in building height in the Coleman-Ben Sawyer Boulevard section of the urban corridor. The consideration is to allow a limited building height of less than 75 feet immediately along the street …

Centura College hosts Back-to-School Open House

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:44 a.m.

Centura College is hosting a Back-to-School Open House on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at its campus at 8084 Rivers Ave. in North Charleston. The event is free and open to the public from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Request for information - Attempt to identify suspect in a B&E Motor Vehicle/FTC Fraud Investigation

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 2:57 p.m.

Inspector Chip Googe, Public Information Officer for the Town of Mount Pleasant Police Department released photos Tuesday of a suspect in a breaking …

September 2014 High School Lunch Menu UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:07 a.m.

For more information, visit the CCSD Nutrition and Food Services webpage. To download a pdf of the menu, see "related media" below or visit the CCSD …

Wando XC sweeps Coastal Carolina Invitational UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:36 p.m.

Wando boys and girls cross-country swept the Coastal Carolina University Invitational Friday in Conway.

Contract signed for new jail

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:21 a.m.

Dorchester County has awarded the bid and signed the contract to start construction on the new detention center.

Third graders create ‘Keeping Quilt’

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:09 a.m.

Heather Walsh’s third grade class at Marrington Elementary School spent the first week of school reading the book “The Keeping Quilt” by Patricia …

Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope races back Sept. 28

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:30 a.m.

The Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope is an annual event held by Charleston Ride for Hope, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization in its seventh year of existence. The Ride for Hope is a vehicle to raise money for local charities which are involved in helping in the fight against cancer. Ninety percent of the proceeds stay here in the Charleston tri- …

Canning classes on tap

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:09 a.m.

Two final summer canning classes are scheduled during the month of September.

Red Cross assists Cypress Gardens Road residents after fire

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:05 a.m.

American Red Cross volunteers provided assistance to a family of four on Sunday, Aug. 31.

Centura College hosts open house Sept. 10

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:10 a.m.

Centura College is hosting a Back to School Open House on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at its campus at 8084 Rivers Avenue in North Charleston. The event is free and open to the public from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Gators stymied in season opener UPDATED

Monday, September 1, 2014 2:34 p.m.

Goose Creek’s football season got off to a sluggish start on Saturday.

Red Cross helps family after Sunday fire

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:35 a.m.

American Red Cross volunteers provided assistance to a family of four on Sunday, Aug. 31.

Police Blotter – Bullies stink

Monday, September 1, 2014 7:48 a.m.

A middle school kid was being bullied on the bus and he couldn’t take it any longer. According to a police report, the other kids on the bus kept calling him a name, even after he asked them to stop, and he became so upset that he blurted out, “I’m going to get a gun and bring it to school and shoot all of you.”

Knights wallop county rival UPDATED

Monday, September 1, 2014 1:35 p.m.

The Joe Marion era at Stratford began with a 38-21 win at Gerald Moody Field in Moncks Corner.

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach celebrates 25 years

Monday, September 1, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Sept. 11 marks the 25th anniversary of Our Lady of Mercy Outreach's service to the communities of James, Johns and Wadmalaw Islands, and downtown Charleston.

Third Thursday

Monday, September 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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