Property taxes scheduled to go up this year

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:38 a.m.

Remember 2012? Movie theaters played “Life of Pi,” the radio (and YouTube) blared “Gangnamstyle,” and Berkeley County voters checked “yes” to a referendum that raised property taxes for the sake of schools’ capital improvements during the next few decades.

It’s pollen season in the Lowcountry UPDATED

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:20 p.m.

Clouds of yellow-green waft on the spring breeze, standing water takes on a yellowish hue, and your car — well, your car is going to have a …

Berkeley competes in Outback

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:12 a.m.

The Berkeley High School track and field teams competed in the Outback Invitational on Saturday in Summerville.

R Marvin Collins

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:52 p.m.

R Marvin Collins, formerly of Sunbury, Ohio, passed away March 13, 2016, in Summerville, SC. He was born January 31, 1933, in St. Clairsville, Ohio, son of the late Emmett L. Collins and Ella Holmes Collins. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Edna Bumgardner Collins, and their children, Lynn Dukes of Summerville, SC, Lori (John) …

County seeks settlement in impact fees suit

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:27 p.m.

A lawsuit brought on behalf of thousands of Berkeley County residents is in the process of being settled. The 2015 lawsuit asserted that Berkeley …

Summerville athletes set Outback Classic records

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Green Wave track and field teams had some record-setting performances Saturday, but had to settle for runner-up honors in the team standings.

SPCA to host foster training event

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:01 p.m.

In 2015 the Frances R. Willis SPCA’s Short-Term Foster Program saved more than 630 kittens and puppies. Foster families are a significant part of the organization, but more are needed.

Bohac wins Shamrock Shuffle 10K

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:24 a.m.

Many came for the festivities and others came simply to run. Some came for both.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:14 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen and Berkeley County Water and Sanitation will sponsor an annual town clean-up day on Saturday. Volunteers are needed to pick up trash on every street. Everyone is needed to participate in this community wide clean-up. Group participation is strongly suggested. Call Town Hall at 843-567-3597 with a head count from your …

Editor’s Notes: Animals in the news make for good stories

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:20 a.m.

One of the fun things I get to do every week is read the Pets of the Week column, which features one dog and one cat that desperately need homes.

Coulter completes training, serving in South Korea

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:50 a.m.

Airman Macy Coulter graduated in August 2015 from the U.S. Air Force Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. …

Sheep Island interchange groundbreaking slated for March 21

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The interchange known as Sheep Island will have its official groundbreaking 11 a.m. March 21.

Speak up to keep government transparent

By Taylor Smith

Special to the Moultrie News

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 6:20 a.m.

COLUMBIA - Transparency.

Patriot boys place third at Outback Classic

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Fort Dorchester boys were plagued with injuries Saturday, but still managed to place third at the Outback Classic held at Summerville High School. …

Oh, the places Beech Hill students go

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Oh, look at this good morning, a good morning and day,

It’s pollen season

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:29 p.m.

Clouds of yellow-green waft on the spring breeze, standing water takes on a yellowish hue, and your car — well, your car is going to have a …

The ARK Hosts Leader Training for ‘Powerful Tools for Caregivers’ Class

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of caregivers can become a leader for the Powerful Tools for Caregivers class. The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services, is offering a two-day leader training course in April.

Forum for Goose Creek city council candidates

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:26 a.m.

Former Dorchester County Sheriff Ray Nash will moderate a candidate forum for the five candidates seeking election to Goose Creek city council seats.

Mt. P. animation studio showcases artwork

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 3:25 a.m.

Le Lune Chien, a collection of art and animation from Mount Pleasant-based Moondog Animation Studios, will open Wednesday, March 16 at 4th Wall - 815 …

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:23 a.m.

U.S. Army Pvt. Delonzo M. Prather has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson.

Shuckin’ in the Park

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Buy oysters – a lot of oysters – and sell tickets.

Palmetto Scholars holding fundraiser

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:21 a.m.

Palmetto Scholars Academy is selling tickets and taking donations for its annual auction to take place on March 19 at the North Charleston Fire Museum from 6:30-10 p.m.


Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:15 a.m.

The Moncks Corner Baptist church conducted its annual World Day of Prayer Breakfast program on March 5. The program began with a moving devotional …

Local resident named to Berea Dean’s List

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:19 a.m.

Goose Creek resident William Grace has been named to the Fall 2015 Dean’s List at Berea College.

College of Charleston to present distinguished historic preservation award to architect Robert A.M Stern

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:06 a.m.

The Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the Albert Simons Medal of Excellence to Robert A.M. Stern for outstanding work in design, historic preservation, and education.

On vacation - whale watching in Mexico

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:52 a.m.

Swamp Foxes place at Outback Classic

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Ashley Ridge had multiple athletes place during the 2016 Outback Classic track and field meet.

Beauty queen wins again

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 10:29 a.m.

Nexton Elementary receives Common Sense certification

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:13 a.m.

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Nexton Elementary as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School.

Easley celebrates 25 years with Trident United Way

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Summerville resident Cathy Easley has been working to address the needs of the most vulnerable residents in partnership with nonprofits and the faith …

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