Time to Give Thanks and work to serve others

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 6:35 a.m.

On this Thanksgiving eve, I was asked a profound question - what can we do to stop terrorism? On the smallest scale, it starts in our very homes, a place where we can have influence. I ache for the parents of the misguided youth seeking to belong and have a cause making them vulnerable to seek out the evil (usually escaping from something). Mental …

Nonprofit group freezes funds to swamped Cypress Gardens

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As federal and county officials begin repair assessments for Cypress Gardens, the nonprofit group that aids with thousands of dollars in expenses …

Blotter: Man uses Doritos bag to rob store

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

On Nov. 18, a man walked into a store on North Main Street in Summerville and brandished his right hand in a Doritos bag like he was concealing a gun. He pointed the bagged hand at the cashier and told her to give him the money. She opened the cash register, and he snatched about $80 and ran out of the store. The cashier described the man as a six- …

Lowcountry treasure ready to return to her berth - The Easy Lady restoration almost complete

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 6:49 a.m.

The Easy Lady has belonged solely to Cpt. Kenneth Ezell for 10 years.

Nonprofit group freezes funds to swamped Cypress Gardens

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As federal and county officials begin repair assessments for Cypress Gardens, the nonprofit group that aids with thousands of dollars in expenses …

Pinewood cheerleaders claim state championship

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:01 p.m.

The Pinewood Prep Competition Team wrapped up its season at the SCISA State Cheerleading Championships held at Newberry College Nov. 12.

Police Blotter - Man denied driver’s license - no idea why

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:23 a.m.

An officer noticed a car parked behind a business late one evening. The driver was sitting in the seat with the car turned off but the headlights on. In addition, the car was parked sideways with the bumper in the bushes.

Diamonds Direct to open in Mount Pleasant

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 5:47 a.m.

Diamonds Direct, a direct diamond importer based in Charlotte, N.C., plans to open the doors at its new Mount Pleasant location in early December. …

Questions linger after deputy car chase ends in crash UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:35 p.m.

Dorchester County sheriff’s officials aren’t saying much about a crash that involved one of their own this month, but they are showing …

Overtime loss stings Cross in playoffs

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:58 a.m.

The Cross football team made the long trip to Dillon County on Friday night for a playoff battle.

Mystery plant: A fungus among us

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:03 a.m.

Every now and then the Mystery Plant column features something that isn’t exactly a plant. Like this time.

Park University announces graduates from Charleston AFB Campus Center

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:54 a.m.

Park University held a commencement ceremony for its Charleston (S.C.) Air Force Base Campus Center on Nov. 14 at the Joint Base Theater. The University had 23 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — all receiving a bachelor’s degree.

Berkeley voters ‘Feel the Bern’ at Democratic presidential hopeful event

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:18 a.m.

A small crowd greeted U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont with chants of “Bernie, Bernie, Bernie!”

Death notices: Nov. 23, 2015

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Vannie “Manchin” Lampkin, 95, of Alvin died Nov. 5, 2015.

Johnson graduates basic training

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:09 a.m.

U.S. Army Pvt. Tichina K. Johnson has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson.

St. Paul’s to host period Thanksgiving worship

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 12:26 p.m.

All of us are familiar with the traditional Thanksgiving Day celebration observed by the Pilgrims and the Native Americans in the New England …

2016 Piccolo Spoleto Craft Shows call for artists

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:46 a.m.

Fine Crafts Shows Charleston, LLC is issuing a call for fine craft artists to participate in the 2016 Piccolo Spoleto Craft Shows, which will be held May 27-29 and June 3-5, 2015. This will be the 37th year for these shows, which are part of the 2016 Piccolo Spoleto Festival, a 17-day city-wide arts festival produced by the City of Charleston …

Bucs earn first-ever FCS playoff berth

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:58 a.m.

Charleston Southern’s historic football season was rewarded with the No. 8 national seed and a first round bye in the 2015 FCS Playoffs. The …

Magnet's DiBona signs with College of Charleston UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:50 p.m.

Two-time cross country team state champion Hayden DiBona signed with the College of Charleston this week.

Nominations now open for Best of Berkeley

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:05 a.m.

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Business Kudos

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:47 a.m.

Allstate agency owners are being recognized by Allstate for outstanding performance and commitment to putting customers at the center of their agency’s work.

Community Calendar

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:24 a.m.

Free Lunch at Goodwill

Knitting with love UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Frances Garrett may be blind in one eye, but that hasn’t stopped the 99-year-old Summerville resident from using her hands to bless others.

Christkindlmarkt at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church to benefit Community Center Programs

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 1:39 p.m.

A dazzling array of Christmas gift items awaits visitors at the Community Center of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church during its sixth annual Christmas Market, or Christkindlmarkt, on Dec. 4, 5, and 6. It will be open Friday, 3-7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Patriots top Vikings to advance in playoffs

Special to the Journal Scene

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:28 p.m.

After a slow start, the undefeated Fort Dorchester Patriots rolled pretty well, knocking off visiting Spring Valley, 28-14, in the first round of the …

Lady Stags ready to storm season, make noise UPDATED

The Independent

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:59 a.m.

Berkeley High School’s girls basketball team has been busy gearing up for the 2015-16 season on the hardwood.

2015 Tinsel Trot

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 5:57 p.m.

The Tinsel Trot is a "sneaker peek" of the holiday lights before the Celebrate the Season opens at the Old Santee Canal Stare Park in Moncks Corner. …

On Vacation With The Moultrie News

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:37 a.m.

Postal Service Letters FROM Santa Program ramps up

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 1:33 p.m.

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus — and the Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter, …

Letters to the Editor UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:31 a.m.

In the Nov. 19 Post and Courier there is an article discussing the reasons for the failure of the Mount Pleasant Referendum. First off, I want to say that I voted for the referendum and supported it. There is a quote in the article by the co-chair of the Mount Pleasant Community Arts Core Committee, “Too many items were included. More than …

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