Charleston County Consolidated 911 leaders recognized for achievements

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:17 a.m.

Director named top in the state and deputy director steps into new role

BATAAN ARG returns home; Charleston sailors among them

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:19 a.m.

More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines serving in the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BAT ARG) are scheduled to arrive at their homeports in Norfolk, Va. and Virginia Beach, Va. Oct. 31; and Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 28.

And the winner is...

Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:55 a.m.

Heather Speizman was the Moultrie News’ winner of the olive oil gift basket donated by Crescent Olive. The Moultrie News held its Community Day event …

Intertex Transloading Services, Inc. establishes Berkeley County facility

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:12 a.m.

Worldwide Distributor Of Synthetic Rubber, Carbon Black And Process Oils Investing $3.2 Million In Berkeley County

CCSD approves Wando cafeteria expansion – Construction to take place during school year

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:00 p.m.

For many students, lunch can be the best part of the day, but for the nearly 3,500 kids at Wando High School, it has become a problem due to …

Sully's Scoop – Will we have to pay to park?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:58 a.m.

Q. When the parking garage at Towne Centre is completed, will there be a charge for parking in it?

Local hospice groups merge

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:24 p.m.

Hospice of Charleston, which has been serving the Charleston community for the past 33 years, and Odyssey Hospice, which has been serving the …

Help those in need ‘Dress for Success’

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:37 a.m.

The volunteers and friends of Dress for Success Charleston County (DFSCC) are hosting the organization’s first clothing sale on Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greater St. Luke AME Church located at 78 Gordon St., Charleston. There will be gently used designer brands, jewelry and accessories.

Charleston Declares “Extra Mile Day” on November 1

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:56 p.m.

Mayors across the United States are recognizing a growing movement that is dedicated to encouraging individuals and organizations to “go the extra mile” in service and volunteerism. On November 1, 500 mayors are expected to declare “Extra Mile Day.”

Mellow Mushroom recycles old parts into art

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:15 a.m.

YEScarolina Gala to highlight local entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

More than 450 guests will attend YEScarolina's fifth annual gala Thursday, Oct. 23, at Memminger Auditorium to celebrate and fundraise for youth entrepreneurship. The sold-out event is complete with hors d'oeuvres and a three-course dinner by Hall's Chophouse, Duvall Events and The Lee Bros. Guests will be entertained by The Plantation Singers, …

Down ballot races draw attention in SC

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:41 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In an election year topped by races for governor and both U.S. Senate seats, several down-ticket races are also drawing attention in South Carolina as Democratic challengers question the ethics of some Republican incumbents.

Underwater masterpiece created from 120-pound pumpkin at the S.C. Aquarium UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:17 p.m.

Divers Carve Intricate Designs into One of the Largest Pumpkins in the Lowcountry

Vietnam Experience Exhibit to open November 8

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:32 a.m.

The Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is using state-of-the-art technology to bring the history of the Vietnam War to life in a new 2.5-acre …

15 Military units to participate in Centennial Legion of Historic Military Commands Annual Meeting UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:11 p.m.

Fifteen historic militia organizations will be in Charleston beginning Thursday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 2 to conduct their annual meeting and Change of Command Ceremony.

College president’s house being repaired

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:42 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Glenn McConnell has been president of the College of Charleston more than three months but has yet to move into the college president' house.

Guerrilla Cuisine event to benefit LifeManagement Center

Monday, October 27, 2014 12:43 p.m.

Guerrilla Cuisine, Charleston’s original underground supper club, will feature Executive Chef Bryan Lindsay of Rutledge Cab Co. as it presents a dinner benefiting LifeManagement Center.

S.C. Aquarium introduces Good Catch program

Monday, October 27, 2014 1:35 p.m.

The South Carolina Aquarium is proud to introduce Good Catch, a program previously known as the Sustainable Seafood Initiative. Good Catch was developed to bolster the success of the organization’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative while heightening awareness of sourcing and selling sustainable seafood – all in an effort to provide consumers, diners …

IOP Rec Dept. scares up fun

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Carnival games, jump castles, balloon artist, face painter, photo booth, haunted room and more will be free for the whole family at the annual Isle …

Wando Class of 1974 celebrates

Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:10 a.m.

The Wando High School class of 1974 reunion occurred at Gilligan’s Restaurant in Mount Pleasant on Saturday. Renee Ballam Shaw arranged the event and …

Coast Guard plans to close S.C. helicopter station

Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:00 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man and his daughter were clinging to the hull of their flooded kayak in vast St. Helena Sound in August when they heard the chirring rotor blades and saw the familiar orange fuselage of the U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue helicopter.

World Affairs Council discusses lasting effects of WWI

Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The World Affairs Council of Charleston will present its second speaker of the season on Monday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. at The Citadel Alumni Center. The subject is “1914-2014: The Strong, Continuing Relevance of World War I Today.”

Seminar provides guidance for managing grief

Sunday, October 26, 2014 6:00 a.m.

“Grief: What Helps When It Hurts,” the Hospice Foundation of America fall community education webinar, will be presented at James A. McAlister Funeral Home, 1620 Savannah Highway in Charleston, on Nov. 1 from noon to 1 p.m. This program will explore how grief may affect one physically, emotionally and spiritually, the signs that …

Local teen raises funds for rescue dogs

Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:00 a.m.

For his recent birthday, 13-year-old Jackson Stebbins asked for donations to Lowcountry Lab Rescue (LLR), an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit …

Thousands vote for community service

Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Just 10 days after that other election day, thousands of tri-county residents will vote with their hearts and their hands as part of Trident United Way's Day of Caring. One of the most successful one-day volunteer efforts in the world, Day of Caring is Nov. 14.

Fashion Week announces prize for Emerging Designer Competition

Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week (CFW), one of the leading fashion weeks in the U.S., announced their prize package for the 2015 Emerging Designer Competition: East presented by Benefitfocus. This year's winner will receive a prize package worth more than $25,000 – the largest grand prize in the competition's history, including a …

Elks Lodge launches scholarship contest

Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:00 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Elks Lodge is doing big things to help local youth. Elks invest in the nation's future by helping deserving students attend the colleges of their dreams. This year, the Elks National Foundation will fund nearly $2.44 million in college scholarships through its Most Valuable Student scholarship contest.

Local teacher selected to board at Furman

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:33 a.m.

The Furman University Alumni Office has named five new members to its board. The members are Joe Brewer, Isle of Palms resident Deborah Carico, David Feild, Scott Graves and Becky Sigmund.

C of C School to offer NASBITE training

Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00 a.m.

The Global Business Resource Center in the School of Business at the College of Charleston is once again giving business community members, students and faculty the opportunity to become NASBITE-Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designees.

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Seven Special Olympics athletes and their coaches/partners from the Charleston area sharpened their games at Patriots Point Links in preparation for competing in the South Carolina Fall Special Olympics Games held Oct. 10-11.

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