Bustos joins race for Town Council

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 6:17 a.m.

Joe Bustos announced his candidacy for Mount Pleasant Town Council. He has been involved in town government for the last 15 years as a council member …

Blotter: The many ways to vandalize cars UPDATED

Special to the Independent

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Getting into her car in Sangaree on Aug. 22, a woman noticed something red smeared on her back window of the 2012 Ford Focus. She got out to …

Patriots survive road trip

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Fort Dorchester improved to 2-0 on the season with a 36-28 victory at Carolina Forest Friday.

SC VFW elects first female commander

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Change is afoot in the VFW.

Trojans win big over defending state champs 44-16

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:06 a.m.

Deep in his heart, Cross Trojans Coach Shaun Wright probably didn’t expect to come away from Hunter-Kinard-Tyler with a 44-16 win.

Mayor proclaims ‘Fleet Reserve Association Days’ in Goose Creek UPDATED

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:51 a.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler has proclaimed Sept. 10-13 as “Fleet Reserve Association Days” in Goose Creek.

Charleston County Hosts Conference: So You Want to Start a Nonprofit

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Experts in nonprofit work will speak at day-long conference

Following city stoppage, music returns to IOP venue

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 6:22 a.m.

After 10 months of back and forth with Isle of Palms City Council and more than $20,000 in new stage and sound equipment, regular live music is back at Morgan Creek Grill. Representatives of the restaurant and venue appeared before council on Aug. 25 to present the results of the most recent series of tests measuring the volume of performers at …

Crime beat

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A report stated a man punched a deputy in the head and tried to fight him as the deputy attempted to handcuff the man. The incident occurred on Aug. 28 at a home on Tannenbaum Road in Ravenel. The officer had gone to the home for an assault call between a man and his sister. After the man refused to comply with the deputy and instead put himself …

Community column: Praying in faith to grow faith

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:57 a.m.

There’s a story that you may have heard about a young preacher at a small rural church.

Labor Day gas prices lowest in a decade for South Carolina

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 11:09 a.m.

Low prices at the pump to fuel holiday travel

GCPD: Do you recognize this fraud suspect?

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:51 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male suspect involved in using a cloned credit …

Things I’ve learned from Twitter

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:58 a.m.

I have embraced Tweet-dom of late.

South Carolina’s most famous song

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:54 a.m.

What if I asked you to name the most famous song that has come from South Carolina?

TENNIS: Stratford vs. Hanahan

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:26 a.m.

Stratford defeated Hanahan in tennis on Tuesday at Collins Park in North Charleston. (Photos by Rob Gantt)

Panthers blow out Chargers’ fuse

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Panthers diffused the Chargers Friday.

Looking forward to November

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On Nov. 3, citizens of Summerville will have a chance to decide the future of our town. Do we maintain the character of a small southern town? Or do we go down the path of high density development like Mount Pleasant? The current mayor, Bill Collins, has set us on the path of development. He has chosen to commit $12 million of your tax dollars …

Community events

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 6:54 a.m.

At Charleston Waterkeeper, members celebrate local waterways by creating opportunities and events for the community to get on (and sometimes in) the water, reminding locals why clean water is a cornerstone of Charleston’s unique culture, history and lifestyle.

Collins announces candidacy for Town Council

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 6:16 a.m.

Nick Collins, longtime local resident and small-business owner with a history of service in the community, announced he will seek a seat on the Mount …

Bridgman’s watercolors inspired by local rivers

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Recent watercolor scenes by Mary Ann Bridgman are inspired by watery wonderlands everywhere, but especially by those that make up so much of our …

Charleston Jazz Orchestra hosts annual Latin Night

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 11:17 a.m.

Charleston Jazz Orchestra, Charleston’s own resident big band’s Season 7 continues Saturday, September 19, 2015, presenting MONK, NO …

SEWE 2016 Featured Artists selected

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition announced its featured artists for the 2016 event, marking 34 years of excellence in wildlife art, conservation and …

Macedonia Newsline

Back2School Bash

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:07 a.m.

CRASH Youth @ Victory Baptist Church had a blast at Back2School Bash with Skarlett on Aug. 22.

Summerville High opens credit union

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:09 p.m.

For the first time, one of Dorchester District 2’s high schools has its own student-run credit union.

Trilogy: Heirs property seminar helps owners preserve, increase value

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:06 a.m.

The public is invited to an heirs property seminar 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 19 at Zion United Methodist Church, 1701 Old Highway 6, Cross. The Rev. Major Brown, III, is the host pastor.

Sept. 2 Obituaries

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:59 a.m.

Fred L. Browder, Jr.,

Jamestown Loop: Back to school time UPDATED

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:07 a.m.

On Aug. 22, Hell Hole Inc. held its first Back-To-School Bash in front of the Steel Shed in Jamestown. The event collected school supplies to be …

Nisbet should resign

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Dominion Foundation awards $25,000 to College of Charleston for research equipment

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:20 a.m.

The Dominion Foundation has awarded the College of Charleston a grant of $25,000 that is purposed to purchase scientific equipment for two environmental research stations at Dixie Plantation at the College of Charleston, the college’s center for environmental research and historical discovery. The gift will augment the funds raised during …

Floy A. Miller

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:29 a.m.

Floy A. Miller was born Floy Augusta Selsavage on March 22, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, joining her parents, Frank Albert Selsavage and Sarah …

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