Football fever

Friday, October 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Some of us would follow that pigskin on most any field, most anytime. For others it’s all about connections. As a former high school football star – alas before I knew him – Jim leans more to the former, while favoring certain links. He’s also a pro ball fan. I’m all about connections, and am not as much into the …

Emergency Director: Flooding poses danger this weekend

Friday, October 2, 2015 12:08 p.m.

Berkeley County government offices closed at noon Friday and the libraries will be closed through the weekend, but one office will remain open and on …

Police seek witnesses to yesterday’s colission

Friday, October 2, 2015 1:55 p.m.

According to Mount Pleasant Police Department spokesman, Inspector Chip Googe, On Oct. 1 at 3:59 p.m. the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to a three car collision on Coleman Boulevard at Mill Street. A vehicle was heading south on Coleman Blvd. when it struck a vehicle waiting to turn left onto Mill St. The same vehicle that struck the …

Hwy. 41 intersection improvements to be complete by December

Friday, October 2, 2015 5:28 a.m.

Construction of the Hwy. 41 Bridge over the Wando River is well underway.

On Vacation - New York City

Friday, October 2, 2015 4:29 a.m.

Longleaf pine trees shedding needles is normal this time of year

Friday, October 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Longleaf pine trees are shedding their needles across the sandhills and coastal plain, a normal occurrence this time of year, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.

Residents reject roundabout proposal for Knightsville intersection

Friday, October 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Residents in the area surrounding a heavily-traveled Knightsville intersection are opposing a roundabout project the county and S.C. Department of …

SAT at Summerville High postponed UPDATED

Friday, October 2, 2015 11:56 a.m.

A message from Dorchester District Two states that the SAT at Summerville High will be postponed from this Saturday, Oct. 3 to Saturday, Oct. 17 at Summerville High due to weather.

East Cooper Week 6 football changes UPDATED

Friday, October 2, 2015 11:07 a.m.

Most Lowcountry football games scheduled for Friday night have been rescheduled, including three East Cooper teams.

Wheeler honored by Daughters of American Revolution

Thursday, October 1, 2015 4:10 a.m.

Priscilla Wheeler received a Certification of Appreciation for 40 Years of Dedicated Service to the Daughters of the American Revolution at a recent …

Red Cross seeks blood donors during Liver Awareness Month

Thursday, October 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

During Liver Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood and platelets to support liver transplant patients and others needing blood products.

Chics of the Sea keep their men afloat

Thursday, October 1, 2015 1:23 p.m.

‘Thanks Joe’ is still a go for Sunday

Thursday, October 1, 2015 1:58 p.m.

The bounds of thankfulness for Mayor Joe Riley know no bounds! Thanks Joe! remains on course to kickoff at 3 p.m. this Sunday, according to event officials.

Winningham graduates basic training

Thursday, October 1, 2015 11:04 a.m.

Air Force Airman Logan P. Winningham graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Hurricane Center urges east coast citizens to monitor Hurricane Joaquin

AVA TURNQUEST, Associated Press

BEN FOX, Associated Press

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:56 p.m.

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Joaquin strengthened into a Category 4 storm on Thursday as it roared through lightly populated islands of …

Nisbet suspended from office

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:59 p.m.

South Carolina’s governor suspended Chris Nisbet from his office as Dorchester County coroner on Thursday after Nisbet was indicted on a misconduct charge.

New video shows coroner joking about race after pulling gun on black man


Thursday, October 1, 2015 8:05 a.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet joked about race, said he looks out for the “boys in blue” in police shootings and referred to …

Drivin’ and Chooglin #13

Thursday, October 1, 2015 1:40 p.m.

It occurs to me now, as I come to the six-month mark of this column, that my kids have yet to balk at any of the albums I’ve served up to them. Really balk, I mean. Sure, there have been times when they have disliked a song here and there. But more often then not, their tendency has been just to go with the flow and to absorb.

Between the Stacks: Recent Finds

Thursday, October 1, 2015 7:49 a.m.

Since discovering the Goodreads app online, I enjoy spending time each week reading book reviews, and have amassed a very long “want-to-read” list – of more than 600 titles. Obviously, I won’t be running out of book ideas any time soon. I’d like to share some of my recent finds with you.

Green Wave battles Knights UPDATED

Thursday, October 1, 2015 3:01 p.m.

The Green Wave’s attempt to bounce back from consecutive losses came up short Thursday.

Swamp Foxes host Gators UPDATED

Thursday, October 1, 2015 9:01 a.m.

No team has owned the Swamp Foxes on the gridiron more than the Gators, but Ashley Ridge is looking to change that.

Women seek unity, change in wake of church shooting

Thursday, October 1, 2015 11:01 a.m.

In the sorrowful days following the Emanuel AME church shooting, three women took individual initiatives to re-write a story of hate and transform it …

Fire Safety Parade and Demo on Monday

Thursday, October 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Fire & Rescue Department along with Old Fort Fire Department will kick off Fire Prevention Week with the Annual Fire Prevention …

Get ready to do some crackin; The Blue Crab Festival is back UPDATED

Thursday, October 1, 2015 9:30 a.m.

The Town of Awendaw is celebrating it’s 20th Annual Blue Crab festival. The festival will be on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 7407 Doar Road, from 12 - …

MUSC offers medication drop box to curb illegal use and improper disposal

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:04 p.m.

Box at MUSC Public Safety Department only easily accessible box for 50 miles

DD2, Pinewood cancel school Friday UPDATED

Thursday, October 1, 2015 6:47 p.m.

Dorchester District 2 and Pinewood Prep said they will be closed Friday.

Lady Knights blank rivals in tennis

Thursday, October 1, 2015 12:01 p.m.

City rivals Stratford and Goose Creek tangled on the tennis court Tuesday, Sept. 29 in a Region 7-AAAA match and it was the Lady Knights who netted …

School closings Oct. 2 due to inclement weather

Thursday, October 1, 2015 4:51 p.m.

Due to projected inclement weather, all CCSD schools are closed tomorrow, October 2, 2015, for teachers, students and school-based staff. This includes all after school programs and athletics.

Committee downgrades drought for coastal counties

Thursday, October 1, 2015 4:01 p.m.

The S.C. Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on Sept. 24, has downgraded the drought status of the coastal counties of South Carolina. Counties throughout the rest of the state remain in either incipient or moderate status, although the Committee is optimistic for more downgrades with the forecast of heavy rain around the state. …

Wando downs Bishop England in straight sets

Thursday, October 1, 2015 1:51 p.m.

In less than a month’s time, the questions that surrounded Wando volleyball’s youthful lineup have been answered with wins.

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