Stratford cross country teams blazing trails

Sunday, July 31, 12:01 a.m.

The toastiest July coach Shane Sutherland can remember didn’t deter Stratford High School’s cross country teams from pounding the pavement around Crowfield Boulevard.

Cobras hoopsters grew over summer

Saturday, July 30, 12:01 a.m.

Cliff Washburn is optimistic the Cane Bay High School’s boys basketball program is primed to make a big leap forward.

Crime in the county

Friday, July 29, 12:01 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office responded July 16 to a call regarding a residential burglary in Ladson. According to the report, the victim told a deputy he had been at his...

Heart Association praises digital game

Friday, July 29, 12:01 p.m.

Pokémon Go is getting players physically moving in the real world, a change from the stereotypical stationary screen time usually associated with gaming.

First practice here for football teams

Coaches and players often refer to the start of football practice as Christmas in July or August.

Johnson making career jump

Former Stratford High School boys basketball coach Troy Johnson is moving away from the sidelines into administration.

Bucs favored to win Big South

Charleston Southern is the Big South Conference preseason favorite for the first time in the football program’s history.

Ladson woman and dog to hike in the desert

Apollo lost a leg, but it didn’t stop him from developing a love for hiking.

Citadel recruits K-12 STEM teacher candidates

To meet the critical need for highly trained K-12 teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines (STEM), The Citadel Graduate College is accepting applications for full,...

Education briefs: Rochester Institute of Technology, USC-Upstate, School District, Wofford

The following students made the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2016 semester:

Sangaree Middle band director selected for directors association

Brian Trauger, band director at Sangaree Middle School, was recently elected to membership at the American School Band Directors Association, held in Lexington, Kentucky June 29 to July 1.

Berkeley Co. schools raise taxes for second year in a row

For the second time in as many years, another tax increase for public schools will hit Berkeley County taxpayers.

Military news update

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin-Eugene G. Burkett graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Audition dates set for gospel choir

The Charleston Gospel Choir and Charleston Spiritual Ensemble are seeking new volunteer members.

We’re all on same side: the side for right

Thanks to all those people who either sent me feedback on the fire prevention series of articles or spoke to me in person.

A bang for bucks

Brightly colored containers have appeared along the roadsides throughout Berkeley and Dorchester counties as entrepreneurs are setting up shop for the Independence Day holiday.

Kennard: A good car is a bonus in stormy weather

Let’s talk about the weather for a minute. It’s hot. It’s rainy. It’s humid. It’s cool – well not really cool. And that’s all in one minute.

Kennard: Watch for familiar faces at Olympics in August

I love the Olympics. I love the pageantry, the drama, the underdog stories, the rivalries and the camaraderie between nations that this world sporting event fosters.

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