Early stages of drought spread statewide; Lowcountry not as dry UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:30 a.m.

COLUMBIA – State officials say all of South Carolina is now in the early stages of drought.

South Carolina smothers Cornell in Charleston Classic opener UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 3:11 p.m.

Good news for South Carolina head coach Frank Martin, the first one’s over.

Fourth Celebrate the Season premieres Nov. 28 UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:41 a.m.

You know it’s the holiday season when the lights begin appearing in store shop windows, and along the hedges and rooftops of family homes.

Wesley endures a lot -- ‘for a little guy’

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:35 p.m.

Wesley Cassel loves dinosaurs.

Summerville to participate in Cross girls’ basketball jamboree

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Cross High School will be the place to be on Saturday if you have a hankering for some roundball.

Third Thursday - November

Friday, November 21, 2014 9:47 a.m.

Folks braved chilly weather to enjoy singing, dancing and bell-ringing under the lit-up trees on Hutchinson Square.

Police Blotter – Turn down for what?

Friday, November 21, 2014 6:35 a.m.

Police stopped by a house to tell a man to turn down his music, that’s what for. Apparently the neighbors thought it was too loud and called police. The suspect answered his door when police arrived and he appeared extremely intoxicated, according to police statements.

Wanted

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:01 a.m.

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

Heitzler visits fifth grade class

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:07 a.m.

A group of fifth graders received a special visitor recently.

Stratford ousted from playoffs UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:19 p.m.

Stratford football coach Joe Marion raved about Spartanburg's skill athletes earlier in the week and knew it could be tough to contain them all. …

Pets of the Week

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:20 p.m.

Fred is a 6-month-old neutered male Coonhound mix. Fred has been blind since birth. He and his sister arrived at the shelter a couple of months ago. …

Palmetto Goodwill presents check to Lowcountry Orphan Relief

Friday, November 21, 2014 10:18 a.m.

Donation from in-store Round Up campaign held July through September

Black Friday cometh

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

She’s sending her husband to Target. Her mother will be dispatched to Kohl’s and she will be on her way to Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Yes4Schools touches on new school construction

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester District Two board members meet Nov. 24 for their regular board meeting, and members might discuss a possible time for a groundbreaking ceremony at Sires Elementary.

Sam’s Spirit

Friday, November 21, 2014 10:01 p.m.

The Spirit Committee of Sam’s Club has begun a partnership with Clay Hill Elementary. The Spirit Committee members met with administrators and …

Middle schoolers shine in mock trial competition

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:03 a.m.

The Cane Bay Middle School Mock Trial Team participated in the Mock Trial Competition on Saturday, Nov. 15.

Berlin Myers Parkway inching forward

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In 1973, a young newspaperman named Bill Collins, newly arrived to the town of Summerville, wrote about a proposed road project known as the Sawmill Branch Parkway.

Myers honored for 60 years of support

Friday, November 21, 2014 3:01 p.m.

A Clemson athletic booster club honored one of its most loyal members Wednesday.

Stunned sea turtles being treated in Charleston

Friday, November 21, 2014 10:32 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — More than a dozen sick sea turtles are expected to be treated at the South Carolina Aquarium.

Redistricting in Mount Pleasant finalized UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 3:46 p.m.

The Moultrie Constituent School Board has continued to receive input from the community and has also received periodic updates on the enrollments for all District 2 schools.

Summerville author signing books in Columbia

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:07 p.m.

South Carolina author Alan Ables will sign copies of his novel, Tale of the Tape: Two Unlikely Heroes Take Down the Dixie Mafia, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Barnes and Noble store, 3400 Forest Dr., Columbia.

Roll up a sleeve at Red Cross Lowcountry Carolina vs. Clemson Blood Battle

Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:25 a.m.

The South Carolina Gamecocks and Clemson Tigers will soon take to the football field for the annual rivalry game. Before the teams meet up on the gridiron, the American Red Cross, Charleston County Clemson Club and Charleston Area Gamecock Club invite you to show your school spirit by giving blood Nov. 17 to 26.

Saving pets one firetruck at a time

Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:01 a.m.

The moment she saw four burly firemen in full bunker gear gently resuscitating a tiny kitten with an oxygen mask after rescuing it from a house fire, …

Video: USC’s Martin postgame vs. Cornell Nov. 20 UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

DAR selects Outstanding History Teacher of the Year

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Pren Woods, seventh grade social studies teacher at Alston Middle School, has been selected as the Outstanding History Teacher of the Year by the …

Swamp Foxes exceeded expectations in 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:02 p.m.

It had some rough spots, but overall the 2014 Ashley Ridge football season is one Swamp Fox fans can be proud of.

S.C. Secretary of State announces Scrooges and Angels UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:01 p.m.

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today the 19th annual Scrooges and Angels list of 2014. The ten Angels were recognized at a press conference and honored with a reception in the Secretary of State's Office following the announcement.

Brenda Sheppard

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:12 p.m.

After years of suffering from a devastating form of dementia, Brenda Sheppard, 65, found solace in her Maker’s arms on Sunday, November 16, 2014.

Is it hot in here?

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:39 a.m.

I am hormonal. You have been warned.

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