People to Watch: High-flying attorney dedicates self to service

Friday, September 4, 2015 10:38 a.m.

In just 48 short years, Mount Pleasant attorney J. Brooks Davis has been a stockbroker, an entrepreneur, a blues musician, an aircraft repo man, an …

Swamp Foxes hoping for first win at Wando

Friday, September 4, 2015 7:01 a.m.

The Swamp Foxes venture into hostile territory this week.

Gov. waiting on SLED to make decision on coroner

Friday, September 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

It may be a while before Gov. Nikki Haley makes a decision on whether to remove Coroner Chris Nisbet from his elected seat in Dorchester County.

Lowcountry Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® shares community profile and announces funding ppportunities

Friday, September 4, 2015 11:55 a.m.

The Lowcountry Affiliate of Susan G. Komen ® has completed its 2015 Community Profile, an in-depth analysis of service area needs that will guide the work of the Komen Lowcountry Affiliate for the coming years. The data is compiled using statistical information, healthcare provider input and focus groups from across Komen Lowcountry’s …

Crime beat

Friday, September 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville man reported he left a case with a Smith and Wesson firearm, two magazines and seven rounds of ammunition on the roof of his car as he drove off to work. He thought the case might have fallen off the car around Lee Street.


Friday, September 4, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

Gaither house goes down

Friday, September 4, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Another house has gone down to make way for Summerville’s new boutique hotel project.

Wolves bounce back against rival UPDATED

Friday, September 4, 2015 11:48 p.m.

Timberland coach Art Craig did something Friday night he guessed he hadn’t done in at least a decade or more. He elected to receive the …

Innovative educator Steve Perry to speak at College of Charleston

Friday, September 4, 2015 8:54 a.m.

The College of Charleston’s Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) and the Charleston County School District will host Steve Perry, Founder and Principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut on September 19 at 10 a.m. This event will take place in Theodore S. Stern Ballroom (71 George St).

Wando drops home opener to Ashley Ridge UPDATED

Friday, September 4, 2015 11:57 p.m.

For all the attention Ashley Ridge’s high-powered offense receives, it was Swamp Fox defense that sealed the program’s first win in …

Ann Caldwell and the Magnolia Singers open St. John the Beloved concert series

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Church of Saint John the Beloved, 28 Sumter Ave., is delighted to present the opening concert for the Seventh Annual Concert Series. The series …

Police: Officer in hospital after foot chase

Thursday, September 3, 2015 4:54 p.m.

A Summerville police officer is in the hospital after sustaining injuries in a foot chase with four juveniles Wednesday night.

Moncks Corner native named Citizen of the Year in Louisiana

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Known around the Louisiana parish of Washington as somewhat of a jokester, Moncks Corner native Rod Sabiston’s more serious demeanor was on …

Folly Jazz Festival Gala Sept. 12

Thursday, September 3, 2015 9:55 a.m.

The Charleston Performing Arts Center (C-PAC) located at 873 Folly Road (not to be confused with the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center) is hosting a fundraising event scheduled for Saturday Sept. 12 from 6 to 9 pm. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to support the 2015 Folly Jazz Festival which will be held on Nov. 7 and 8 …

Sports Briefs

Thursday, September 3, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Preparations are underway for the 2015 Ashley Ridge Grappler Golf Classic. The tournament, which benefits the AR TechFall Club, is scheduled for Sept. …

Bid farewell to Summer and furry friends this “Lemur” Day Weekend

Thursday, September 3, 2015 11:05 a.m.

Visit the Ring-tailed Lemurs at the South Carolina Aquarium before they head on their next adventure

Charleston Southern vs. North Greenville

Thursday, September 3, 2015 11:20 p.m.

Charleston Southern defeated North Greenville 41-14 in the season opener on Thursday at CSU. (Photos by Rob Gantt/Gazette)

Do not kill police officers, black people, white people or any people

Thursday, September 3, 2015 10:39 a.m.

I had never heard of Chicago suburb Fox Lake police officer Joe Gliniewicz. Recently, three men murdered him. Sadly I now know about what a great man, and police officer he was.

Green Wave looks to get back in the win column

Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:01 p.m.

The Green Wave faces another well-balanced team this week.

Crime in the Creek: Shooting reported UPDATED

Special to the Gazette

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 p.m.

On August 21, a man told deputies that he had been shot at by an unknown vehicle while sitting in his truck on Crenshaw Lane in Goose Creek. He told …

The heat is bringing out the crazy

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

I’m working on a theory: People have always been crazy, we just haven’t known about it. With today’s 24-hour news cycle, every nutty thing we do is public knowledge. (I’ve always liked this saying: “Live as if every single thing you do will someday be known. Because it will be.”)

Candidate deadlines this week

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Anyone interested in running for a local office must file by noon Friday, Sept. 4.

SC BLUE stores to offer flu shots, free classes in September

Thursday, September 3, 2015 11:30 a.m.

South Carolina BLUESM retail centers in Columbia, Greenville and Mount Pleasant have scheduled flu shots and free classes in September.

BUsiness Kudos

Thursday, September 3, 2015 10:07 a.m.

Eleven Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP Charleston attorneys in 14 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016.

A home of her own

Special to the Independent

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Linda Lewis had tried before to move out of the two-bedroom apartment she shared with her 15-year-old daughter, but she always ran up against hefty …

Elks about town

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Local teacher named History Teacher of the Year

Thursday, September 3, 2015 11:13 a.m.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is pleased to announce that Mary Huffman from Mount Pleasant has been named the 2015 National …

CofC Concerts: Violinist Robert Simonds to open series

Thursday, September 3, 2015 9:52 a.m.

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will open its 2015-16 series with a concert featuring violinist extraordinaire Robert Simonds, on September 14. The accomplished musician, who is the Principal Second Violin of the Louisville Orchestra, will perform Baroque, Contemporary Classical, and American Roots music; the …

Goats v. kudzu: Ruminants tip scales in battle against invasive plants

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Armed with teeth, horns and cloven hooves, a herd of heroes has raced to Clemson University’s rescue, bravely confronting marauding invaders …

Bandits place fourth at Sectionals

Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Baseline Bandits held their own at a regional tennis tournament held in the mid-state.

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