Bailey in the running for Mr. Football

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville offensive lineman Zack Bailey is a finalist for the state’s most prestigious high school football accolade.

Headed there in a handbasket?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:15 a.m.

A recent poll has made headlines by revealing that the majority of Americans asked think the world is going to hell in handbasket. Perhaps they meant “coming apart at the seams,” or, well, insert your favorite metaphor here.

Celebrating Dot Day

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:48 p.m.

International Dot Day is a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration, which began in 2009. Instructional Technology Specialist Pam …

‘Cinderella’ opens at Crabpot Players Theatre

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:35 p.m.

The timeless fairy tale about a girl who is treated unfairly by her wicked stepmother but finds true love and happiness with a handsome prince is reborn with the Rodgers and Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.

Pass the okra

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Southerners do make headlines, don’t we? Sometimes we hear some piece of news and immediately know it happened south of the Mason-Dixon Line. We just …

Planning commission to hear high-density development proposal today at 4 p.m. UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:19 p.m.

A special planning commission meeting is scheduled today at 4 p.m. to approve a high-density development on Vincent Drive right off of Coleman Boulevard. The proposed plan calls for a four-story, multi-family building plus seven attached townhouses to be built on a half-acre lot. The request is for approval of Preliminary Plat for Tract G, …

Daly challenging Horne for District 94

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:30 p.m.

Damian Daly says he is deeply concerned with the direction South Carolina seems to be taking under the Republican Party.

Four arrested in Summerville burglary case UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:31 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four individuals Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 21, in connection with a burglary and home invasion, according …

Fun in the garden

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:01 a.m.

The Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Garden Club began in the fall of 2013, for students from all grades. Members of the Garden Club build …

County tables chicken question UPDATED

The Gazette

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:40 p.m.

The chickens haven’t come home to roost in residential zones in Berkeley County — at least not yet.

Pinewood Boys win cross country region championship

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Pinewood Cross Country teams competed at the SCISA AAA Region Meet Oct. 15 at The Ponds.

SEWE general admission tickets now on sale

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) general admission tickets for the 2015 event are now on sale. Ticket prices range from $10 to $40 and are available for purchase on A special 15 percent off promotion will run through Oct. 31 with the code “SEWE15.” The 33rd annual event will open Feb. 13 and close Feb. 15 at nine …

Horne seeking fourth term

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:25 p.m.

Rep. Jenny Horne, who is seeking a fourth term to the SC House of Representatives, says she has unfinished business in Columbia, including advocating …

Basico to host Day of the Dead celebration

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:45 p.m.

Básico invites guests to its annual Day of the Dead celebration Saturday, Nov. 1, from 5 to 10 p.m. A traditional Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout the world and brings together family and friends to honor the lives of their loved ones and reflect on humorous or comedic anecdotes about the departed.

Fighting illness at Sullivan’s Island Pest House

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Given the concerns over the recent outbreak of Ebola, I'm taking a quick sidestep from writing about East Cooper plantations to share some insight on some of the rather radical steps taken in the 18th and 19th centuries to halt the spread of infectious diseases. For the early colonists, disease was their No. 1 fear, dreaded more than enemy …

Crime beat

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A deputy responded to Old Fort Fire Department on Hwy 78 in reference to an individual who had come to the station to report a spider bite. The complainant told the deputy that a spider had bitten him on the buttocks so he went to a neighbor’s house to ask for an antibiotic. The complainant said his neighbor did not have any antibiotic, but …

Fun at the Fest

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:53 p.m.

Goose Creek’s 2014 Fall Festival attracted hundreds of residents from across the Lowcountry.

Police Blotter – Make up your mind

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:30 p.m.

A woman had police respond to her home because her father had allegedly called and left threatening voicemails the night before. According to the report, when the officers asked to hear the messages, she looked for them and could not find them. She said they must have been deleted.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:39 p.m.

Dupree Baker Newman of Moncks Corner, a retired general supervisor for Santee Cooper, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 8, 2014 at his residence. He was …

DD2 school board candidates weigh in on late, overcrowded buses

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:01 a.m.

The start of the school year for Dorchester District Two was a rough one in terms of the ongoing bus situation.

Lady Swamp Foxes complete clean sweep of region

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge volleyball team completed a clean sweep of Region 8-AAAA Oct. 16 with a win over cross-town rival Summerville.

Community Day with the Moultrie News UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Moultrie News celebrated our 50th anniversary Saturday with a community day, hosted by Sullivan's Island and the Isle of Palms.

Delinquent Tax process explained

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:01 p.m.

The Delinquent Tax Office for Dorchester County is in charge of collecting taxes, penalties, fees and levy costs for unpaid property taxes. State law dictates how the process occurs.

Lady Swamp Foxes edge out Summerville for No. 2 seed

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 p.m.

In a match that spanned two days, the Ashley Ridge girls’ tennis team defeated Summerville to claim runner-up honors for Region 8-AAAA.

James B. Edwards rocks out to raise money

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:36 p.m.

CROSS COUNTRY: Region 8-AAA and Region 7-AAAA Championships

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:09 p.m.

Includes some photos from two region championship meets contested at Wannamaker Park on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Photos by Rob Gantt).

Charter high school possibly coming to Mount Pleasant

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:21 a.m.

It’s no secret that East Cooper’s only public high school is overcrowded – and that’s even with the availability of a handful of private schools in …

Corps holds meeting on Charleston Harbor deepening

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:17 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is meeting with the public to discuss the half-billion dollar deepening of the Charleston Harbor shipping channel.

Academic Magnet football coach Walpole fired UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:07 a.m.

Academic Magnet head football coach Bud Walpole was fired Monday amidst controversy surrounding a postgame celebration allegedly deemed inappropriate. …

School of Arts presents fall concert

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:24 p.m.

The Charleston County School of the Arts Middle and High School Vocal Department will present their fall concert “Harvest of Harmonies” Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rose Maree Myers Theater for the Performing Arts. The first half will feature a beautiful classical repertoire. For the second half, students will “let loose …

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