Police Blotter – ‘That’s my son’

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:20 a.m.

Police were called to check on a possibly intoxicated person walking down the road one night. According to the report, they found a man matching the description leaning against a fence pole for support. When the officer got out to speak to the man, he could smell the booze pouring off of him, the report said. The suspect identified himself to …

Patriot Wrestlers take on the Green Wave

Friday, January 23, 2015 11:13 a.m.

Pictures from the Summerville-Fort Dorchester wrestling match on Jan. 21.

Patriot grapplers take down Green Wave

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Fort Dorchester wrestling team claimed runner-up honors for Region 8-AAAA while also bolstering its playoff seeding Wednesday with a 33-24 …

What next?

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

What next?

IOP Rec goes to the dogs

Friday, January 23, 2015 11:27 a.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 7, the Isle of Palms Recreation Department will be taken over by man’s best friend. Dogs of all breeds and sizes are invited …


Friday, January 23, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

O so sweet: Daniel Island student wins Berkeley County School District bee

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Arrogant, epoch, harbinger, tautology, and Machiavellian. Those were some of the words that middle schooler Hannah O spelled correctly to win the …

Bluffton earns first victory in Green Wave gym

Friday, January 23, 2015 2:01 p.m.

The Green Wave boys had three players score 20 points or more Tuesday, but still came out on the short end of the stick.

Local author signing books

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Amy E. Quinton, historical romance author, is pleased to announce the release of her regency romance, “What the Duke Wants,” on Jan. 26 through Liquid Silver Books (LSBooks.com). The electronic version of her book will be available on all major online retailer sites on Jan. 26 and is available for pre-order now. The print version is …

Sheila Marie Smith

Friday, January 23, 2015 8:58 a.m.

Sheila Marie Smith, 63, of Summerville, SC, passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Trident Medical Center.

Wando ties on a good cause

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:29 p.m.

Recently at Wando High School, the upperclassmen challenged the lowerclassmen to a tie challenge. An incredible number of students wore ties to raise …

Death in ‘car surfing’ case ruled accidental UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 1:07 p.m.

Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury released the autopsy findings of the Sangaree “car surfing” death case, and has ruled the death …

HRC highlights South Carolina’s LGBT protections, laws and legislative proposals in inaugural national report

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:11 a.m.

New Report Reveals that Equal Treatment Remains Out of Reach for LGBT Americans in Most States - Discrimination Continues Even With Marriage Equality

Crime beat

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Officers responded to a bar on East Doty Avenue about 1:30 a.m. Jan. 16 for a 911 call about a fight.

Letters to the editor

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Summerville author debuts romance book

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Author Michelle Malloy announces the nationwide release of her first romantic novella, “4-‘N’ever,” an entertaining story full of twists and turns that will surely keep readers hooked.

Gator-bots take first

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Fort Dorchester Elementary School Gator-bots Lego Robotics Team brought home a first place win in the robotics design competition held Jan.17 at …

Summerville girls weather storm

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Summerville girls allowed Bluffton to cut a 16-point lead in half Tuesday, but still came out on top.

Council hears road project update

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Aside for waiting for a couple of permits, the Delemar Highway project seems to be on track.

Creative Spark offers class for special-needs students

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Creative Spark is hosting Broadway Stars, a program that promotes creativity, positive expression and peer interaction for students with special needs in a safe and fun environment. Each performer with special needs (ages 11 to 25) is paired with a typically developing buddy who has been trained in interaction with students with special needs. …

Former Stag star tops in nation in triple jump

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Leanna Morrison, the most decorated athlete in Berkeley Stags history, is already making her mark on the University of South Carolina, the SEC, and …

New fire stations, succession plan top priorities for Goose Creek officials

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek is a city that has stretched its legs over the past two-plus decades.

Economists predict best year since Great Recession for county

Thursday, January 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A rising tide lifts all boats, including Berkeley County. That’s the good news being forecasted for the county’s economy this year.

Lockliear era begins in Moncks Corner

Thursday, January 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Mayor Pro Tem Mike Lockliear began his term as Interim Mayor as he convened his first town council meeting on Jan. 20.

Girls dig robots too

Thursday, January 22, 2015 12:07 p.m.

The Micro-Chicks from Beech Hill Elementary School earned two first place awards at the “First Lego League Robotics” Competition held …

SLED investigating Hanahan P.D. for DeWitt stop

Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:25 p.m.

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the Hanahan Police Department for its handling of the traffic stop of Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt.

Building Inspection Division goes paperless with digital submittal to increase efficiencies

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:33 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Building Inspection Division’s online submittal process has transformed the way this busy 16-staff division does business. Fully implemented since April 2014, the online module has increased communications with contractors and clients, reduced paper footprint and cut the turnaround time in half. Last year, the Building …

Trident United Way offers free tax help

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:34 a.m.

Trident United Way and SC Thrive will offer free tax filing help at more than a dozen Lowcountry sites starting Jan. 30. Families earning less than $95,000 may be eligible for free tax preparation with this service.

Patriots’ basketball

Thursday, January 22, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Knights topple Cane Bay in region match UPDATED

Thursday, January 22, 2015 3:59 p.m.

Stratford High School’s wrestling team guaranteed itself a spot in the playoffs with a 43-27 victory over county rival Cane Bay on Wednesday, …

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