The tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth ...

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:11 p.m.

Last week I discovered that the prosthetic devices recently constructed to replace my missing teeth had wended their way to dental heaven while I was …

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:31 p.m.

Seven Special Olympics athletes and their coaches/partners from the Charleston area sharpened their games at Patriots Point Links in preparation for competing in the South Carolina Fall Special Olympics Games held Oct. 10-11.

'Creativity is as essential as literacy'

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When a visitor walks into Kurry Seymour's music class, students greet the visitor with a chorus of, “Welcome to our community.”Seymour …

Lowcountry Local First launches Buy Local Month, Block Party UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:39 p.m.

Lowcountry Local First (LLF) announces the eighth annual Buy Local Month presented by South State Bank, Nov. 15 through Dec. 15. Buy Local Month is a grass-roots movement to build awareness for the positive community benefits of supporting local, independent businesses — particularly during the holiday season. In addition to urging the community …

Island to hold special election

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:18 a.m.

The Town of Sullivan’s Island will host a special election to fill the seat of mayor, after the recent passing of Mike Perkis.

This week in print – Wando welcomes new stadium

Friday, October 24, 2014 9:48 a.m.

Next month, voters will go to the polls to decide on an extension to a 1 percent, six-year sales tax originally passed in 2010 for countywide capital …

Patriots are out to grab a piece of the pie

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:01 p.m.

The Patriots are on a serious roll, but they face a long road trip this week.

Students spend day studying Shem Creek

Friday, October 24, 2014 9:49 a.m.

As a portion of Dr. Barbara Beckingham’s “Pollution in the Environment” course at the College of Charleston’s Environmental Studies program, students …

Police Blotter – Failure to comply

Friday, October 24, 2014 7:46 a.m.

An officer saw a suspicious car turn down a street that was a dead end and then turn around to exit the street. This wasn’t a big deal, except for the fact that the car was driving along the center line of the road, the report said. The officer pulled the driver over, who explained that he was simply lost.

Contract caregiver arrested

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A contract caregiver arrested Wednesday on a charge of neglect of a vulnerable adult is out of jail on a Personal Recognizance Bond.

Injunction sought against S.C. gay marriage ban

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:29 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina couple is asking a federal judge for an order that could clear the way for same-sex marriage in the state.

Pets of the Week

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Melody is a 9 month old spayed female Marble Domestic Shorthair. Hi! I’m so tiny you have to come visit me! I don’t take a lot of space but I sure …

Green Wave, Colleton both seek their first region win

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Coming off a bye week, Summerville hosts Colleton County for its homecoming game Friday.

Stratford teams second, third in region meet UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:29 a.m.

Stratford’s cross country teams were second and third in the Region 7-AAAA championships on Wednesday at Wannamaker Park.

Red’s Ice House Charity Golf Tournament this Monday

Friday, October 24, 2014 6:18 p.m.

The annual Red’s Ice House Charity Golf Tournament is set to take place this Monday, Oct. 27 at Patriots Point Golf Links. This year, proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Lowcountry Food Bank’s BackPack Buddies Program, which procures nutritious, high-quality food and provides weekend backpacks of easy-to-prepare food to children at risk …

Wando bumps Ridge View in playoff opener UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:20 a.m.

Wando volleyball began tending to some unfinished business Thursday in the opening round of the Class AAAA playoffs.

DNR offers shooting sports program for schools

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:28 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools.

Ride for Wreaths happening this weekend

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:36 p.m.

As a part of their Wreaths Across America sponsorship, the Marion Marauders Society is holding a fundraising motorcycle event this Saturday, Oct. 25. The event, “Ride for Wreaths,” will start at Lowcountry Harley Davidson in North Charleston and take participants through 100 miles of Lowcountry roads and end with an “after-ride” party in Mount …

Wanted

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:01 a.m.

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

Berkeley’s business community gathers in Goose Creek

The Gazette

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:25 a.m.

The Berkeley County business community sounded off Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, on a long wish list of improvements it hopes will become a reality. …

SCRA awards local companies

Friday, October 24, 2014 4:10 p.m.

SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch program presented big checks to Charleston-area companies Moondog Animation and PharmRight at the recent Silicon Harbor Shindig networking event. The big check ceremony formally honors and congratulates companies on their investment closings. PharmRight received investment approval in May and Moondog in August. …

Green Wave rumbles over Cougars

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:58 p.m.

Despite concerns a rumble would break out, Summerville’s homecoming game against Colleton County went off without a hitch.

Timberland Homecoming a success in 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:24 a.m.

Timberland High School’s Homecoming was highlighted last week by the crowning of 2014 Homecoming Queen Sha’kaisha Broughton.

MPPD offers Halloween safety tips

Friday, October 24, 2014 11:05 a.m.

Oct. 31 is around the corner and the Mount Pleasant Police Department would like to offer the following safety tips for a safe and enjoyable celebration.

Orchestral sensation to play Music Hall

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Truly one of the most extraordinary and remarkable composer-performers of this age, Steven Canyon, a self-taught pianist is without a doubt a musical …

Players named to all-region team

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Region 8-AAAA officials released their girls’ tennis all-region team Wednesday.

Berkeley County’s labor force declines as jobless rate decreases

The Independent

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:22 p.m.

The labor force and number of those employed in Berkeley County decreased from August to September, according to numbers released by S.C. Department …

Social Security announces 1.7 percent benefit increase for 2015

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:18 p.m.

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.

Robotics club

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Woodland High School’s Homecoming Parade was held in Ridgeville this year. One of the entries belonged to the Clay Hill Elementary Robotics Team. The …

Crime beat

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A loss prevention officer at a large retailer on North Main Street reported a white male placed a Dell laptop valued at $450 down his pants and left the store.

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