Lessons from Hugo

By Richard Eckstrom

S.C. Comptroller

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:57 p.m.

It’s been a quarter-century since South Carolina felt the wrath of Hurricane Hugo, but it remains a defining moment for our state.

Former Knight wins league batting title, team MVP

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:41 p.m.

Former Stratford standout baseball player Justin Greene finished the regular season with the York Revolution as the Atlantic League batting champion. …

Boone Hall Fright Nighs are back

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:55 p.m.

Boone Hall Fright Nights has grown to become South Carolina’s largest multi-attraction haunted event by continuing to design and create attractions each fall that find that perfect balance of combining fun and fright.

St. John’s runs past Coastal UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:32 a.m.

Rodney Prioleau’s 200-yard night wasn’t enough to save Coastal Christian from a 56-18 loss to St. John’s Christian Friday in Mount Pleasant.

Police seek gas station burglars

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:45 p.m.

Goose Creek and Moncks Corner police department investigators request assistance identifying the persons and vehicle suspected of committing recent …

The IKEA experience UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:45 a.m.

I have become one with the assimilated.

Sanford speaks

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:20 p.m.

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford spoke to the Summerville Oakbrook Breakfast Club recently about issues facing the federal government. The Summerville Oakbrook …

SOL aims to raise $10k for local charities

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:03 p.m.

From now until the end of October, SOL Southwest Kitchen and Tequila Bar is partnering with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer Research Center to raise funds through its Kitchen Karma program. The Kitchen Karma program features one cocktail and one menu item per six- to eight-week period and donates $1 from each of these items sold to a …

On Vacation – Boston

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:06 p.m.


Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:47 a.m.

Joyce P. Bass

Nexton earns green building certification UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:18 p.m.

The first completed space in Nexton’s first Class A office building has been awarded Four Globes, the highest level of certification under the Green …

Charleston Moves calls for change

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:54 p.m.

Charleston Moves, the bicycle and pedestrian advocacy group, has called upon the City of Charleston to adjust its bicycle parking and confiscation …

Fredrick “Fim” Manuel White

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:28 p.m.

The family and friends of Fim White are celebrating his life and blessings. At age 69, Fredrick Manuel White (Fim) found peace in Heaven after a brave battle with Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinsons disease. He passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Columbia, SC.

On Vacation – Atlanta

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:06 p.m.

Shimakonis voted Week 3 Tidelands Bank Player of the Week UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:40 p.m.

Chase Shimakonis was voted the Week 3 Tidelands Bank Player of the Week.

Lady Cavs in playoff hunt despite rough week

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:46 a.m.

It’s been a rough week for the St. John’s Christian Academy Lady Cavaliers volleyball team, yet despite a pair of of losses to Coastal Christian (3- …

Chalk Art

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:10 p.m.

Gary McKee, 8, works on his chalk creation at the “Star Spangled Spectacular” at the Summerville Dorchester Museum on Sept. 18 as part of Third …

Helping veterans start a business

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:02 p.m.

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 1 in 10 small businesses nationwide are veteran-owned.

Police seek gas station burglars

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:33 p.m.

Goose Creek and Moncks Corner police department investigators request assistance identifying the persons and vehicle suspected of committing recent …

ECCO hosts 25th anniversary celebration

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:59 a.m.

Twenty-five years of helping the Lowcountry and showing no signs of stopping, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) marked its anniversary with a …

DCSO investigating home invasion, kidnapping

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:42 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported home invasion and kidnapping that occurred this morning.

School news

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:56 p.m.

Hartwick College student Benjamin Detar of Charleston has been named to the spring term Dean’s List at Hartwick. He is the son of Dewey Detar and Suzanne Detar. Detar is majoring in history.

Warriors upset Green Wave

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:07 a.m.

The Green Wave suffered its second consecutive loss Friday as the Warriors invaded Memorial Stadium and claimed a 37-14 victory.

On Vacation – Stockholm, Sweden

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:06 p.m.

Elizabeth Cecilia Carlin

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:29 p.m.

Elizabeth Cecilia Carlin, 83, wife of George Edward Carlin, of Summerville, SC, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014.

Letters to the editor

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:29 p.m.

Unhelpful lights

State champs

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:05 a.m.

‘Call Me Mister’

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:24 p.m.

Josh Hall, teacher at Flowertown Elementary School, participated in the “Call Me Mister” program as a part of his Elementary Education Studies at the …

County asks DHEC for help with GenEarth problem

The Independent

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:39 a.m.

Berkeley County has promised to supersede state action if the state’s environmental agency does not stop the smell coming from a bioenergy plant.

Belle Hall names top readers

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:53 p.m.

Belle Hall Elementary students read more than 460,000 pages during the summer as part of the Summer Reading Program.

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