On Vacation – Kyoto, Japan UPDATED

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:04 p.m.

Smoak picked up by Toronto Blue Jays UPDATED

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Former Stratford and South Carolina baseball standout Justin Smoak will have a new team next spring.

Mount Pleasant is Yes4Schools

By Mayor Linda Page

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

This Nov. 4, Charleston County voters will be asked to support extending a 1-cent sales tax for capital improvements in Charleston County School …

Berkeley Blue Brigade band earns superior rating

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

The Berkeley Stags Blue Brigade marching band earned a superior rating and a third place finish at the Blue Jacket Fanfare competition at Aynor High …

Driving Out Domestic Violence tourney Nov. 8

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

Cinebarre presents My Sister’s House first annual charity golf tournament, “Driving Out Domestic Violence,” in honor of mothers, daughters, wives, sisters and beloved female friends and family members. The tournament is in conjunction with the Charleston Cup Steeple Chase, which will be donating a portion of its 2014 proceeds to the shelter-based …

Possible investments, jobs in store for county

The Gazette

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Three companies are in active economic development talks with Berkeley County.

Bonner students experience live theater

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:13 a.m.

Students at H.E. Bonner Elementary School recently experienced live theater on their own school’s stage.

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

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:01 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 …

A Rainbow on the Plate

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:32 p.m.

Clay Hill Elementary fifth-graders enjoyed making a colorful salad during science lab. Their teacher, Barbara Benson, taught a lesson on the …

Crowfield golf fundraiser nets $6,685 for Skipton family

The Gazette

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:48 p.m.

More than 50 golfers took part Monday, Oct. 27, in the “Take a Swing for Skip” golf tournament and fundraiser for the family of Steve Skipton Sr. at …

Democratic Dinner Party UPDATED

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:13 a.m.

The 2014 Annual Cicenia Dinner was hosted Oct. 25. Democratic candidates were invited to the event.

GOP Breakfast to hear from candidates

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:16 a.m.

All Berkeley County School Board candidates have been invited to speak and answer questions at the monthly Republican Breakfast, set for Nov. 1. To date, Mac McQuillian (District 2), Jeff Reuer (District 4) and Sally Wofford (District 6) have confirmed their attendance.

Crime beat

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville man reported that someone stole nearly $24,000 worth of heavy equipment from where it was parked in The Ponds subdivision. Missing items include a 20 foot trailer, cement mixer, mortar box, and skid steer.

Police Blotter – Next stop, nursing home

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 8:32 a.m.

Employees at a local nursing home called police because a woman had allegedly entered the home intoxicated and lit up a cigarette in the hallway just past the receptionist desk. According to the report, employees there tried to “work with her,” but she began cussing and causing a disturbance, so they had to call police to remove her from the …

Beidler dedicates boardwalk

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:03 p.m.

Back in the 1970s, Norman Brunswig and three others built by hand a boardwalk through the Francis Beidler Forest near Harleyville.

On Vacation – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore UPDATED

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:39 a.m.

Legare Farms hosts Fall Harvest Dinner

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:04 a.m.

Fall is a perfect time of year to enjoy the outdoors and our bountiful harvest from the farm. Legare Farms is once again hosting their Fall Harvest Dinner. This is a perfect time to try the farm to fork dinner experience. On Nov. 2, ten of Charleston’s finest chefs will prepare Legare Farms’ meat and vegetables. The evening kicks off with a “Meet …

Bayview Plantation on Shem Creek

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:04 p.m.

Separated from Hogg Island (now Patriots Point) by a narrow tidal creek, what we now know as Bayview Acres was once such an enviable farm it gained …

Music festival to support typhoon victims

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

On Nov. 8, 2013, the Philippines were devastated by a monster typhoon. Local musician Tommy Gielingh had friends on the islands who perished. His passion for humanity and pain of losing loved ones prompted him to write “The Song for the Philippines.” More than 100 local Charleston musicians gathered together to record the song last year.

Students pedal their way to better grades

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Two fifth-grade classes at Joe Pye Elementary have earned bragging rights for improving their grades.

Doctors Care celebrates grand opening

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

Doctors Care is pleased to announce the grand reopening of its newly renovated Mount Pleasant urgent care center. To celebrate the completion of the …

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?

On Vacation - Disney World

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:39 a.m.

Wando coasts past White Knoll in second round UPDATED

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:12 p.m.

Wando volleyball passed its first test of the postseason with a 3-0 win over White Knoll Tuesday in Mount Pleasant.

Library bond referendum to benefit all residents

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

Vote “yes” for Charleston libraries. You’ve noticed the signs, the bumper stickers, TV ads and Facebook postings. What does this mean for you and all residents of Mount Pleasant?

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.

On Vacation – Seattle, Washington

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:39 a.m.

Steele says thanks

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:15 a.m.

Dear Editor:

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 7:01 a.m.

October is my favorite month of the year. The weather is great. Saturdays bring college football rivalries. My birthday is in October and I enjoy …

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