Sanford receives transportation and infrastructure subcommittee assignments UPDATED

Friday, January 30, 2015 11:00 a.m.

The subcommittee assignments for the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee have been released. U.S. Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) will remain on the Water, Resources and Environment Subcommittee, as well as the Coastguard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee. In addition, Sanford will also be joining the Aviation Subcommittee.

Hooping for heroes

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Beech Hill Elementary hosted its second annual Sock Hop to raise money for The Wounded Warrior Project. Students purchased tickets to attend, and …

Super (Bowl) Shrimp Gumbo

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

‘We first experienced this delicious meal after our dear friends treated us to a holiday carriage ride. It was the perfect ending to a special …

Sperry Charleston Race Week celebrates 20 years

Friday, January 30, 2015 9:07 a.m.

What began as a local regatta with 29 entries nearly two decades ago has evolved to become the largest keelboat gathering of its kind in North and South America. Sperry Charleston Race Week turns 20 this spring, and the organizers are putting a special emphasis on the two elements that have been pivotal to the regatta’s success – …

Wrestling at Timberland

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:33 a.m.

Timberland, Berkeley and Hanahan were among the county teams at THS on Thursday, Jan. 29. (Photos Rob Gantt).

Pinewood roars!

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Pinewood’s fourth and fifth grade Roar-Bots teams were each among the top-ranked teams at the Lower School Robotics Competition held at …

Stephania Penley: Teacher of the Year at Spann

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville DREAMs for 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

2014 was a good year in Downtown Summerville, and 2015 will be even better.

Up close with the plants

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Forget studying genetics from books – a group of Summerville High students can say they’ve genetically engineered plants, right here in …

Summerville Elementary Second Quarter Honor Roll

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Barnwell Myers, Ben Darby, Ben Sadler, Blair Bailey, Celina Desrocher, Charlotte Baxter, Colin McKenzie, Cristina Desrocher, Diasanay Bannister, Dillon Fermin.

Police Blotter – Don’t hit my tree

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:04 a.m.

Some people take their trees pretty seriously, as noted in a recent police report.

Enjoy Valentine’s Day concert with someone you love

Friday, January 30, 2015 5:13 a.m.

Live Bait, an original Charleston roots-rock band who gained popularity in the late 1990s, will reunite once again onstage at the Windjammer on …

Mardi Gras pub crawl to support charity

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:50 a.m.

There were several lessons to be learned from the way Aunt Patty lived her life. She never let time or age hide the little girl inside of her. She …

Taste of Coastal cooking competition UPDATED

Friday, January 30, 2015 8:20 a.m.

Residents and staff at the Coastal Center, a residential facility for people with developmental disabilities, enjoy the Taste of Coastal cooking …

Letters to the editor

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Green Wave grapplers roll past Knights

Friday, January 30, 2015 10:01 a.m.

The Green Wave wrestling team wrapped up its scheduled matches for the season with a 45-26 victory over Stratford Jan. 26.

Parking garage jury verdict upheld

Friday, January 30, 2015 8:36 a.m.

The Honorable R. Markley Dennis, Charleston County Circuit Court Judge, upheld a $4,005,125.00 jury verdict awarded on December 19, 2015 in the case of Robert Burke v. Republic Parking Systems, Inc. (Case No.: 2013-CP-10-1400). Judge Dennis denied Republic Parking Systems’ post-trial motions, thereby affirming the jury’s verdict.

Sheriff Cannon Detention Center hosts job fair and community event

Friday, January 30, 2015 8:42 a.m.

Join the team - wear the badge


Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

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

CRDA looks to recruit talent

Friday, January 30, 2015 5:01 a.m.

If the tri-county can’t produce enough workers for the skilled jobs that are here, then the area’s economic development group will go …

New mobile app lets users connect with Goose Creek city government

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The City of Goose Creek has launched a mobile application called “My Goose Creek” where residents can connect with their local …

Awendaw Green line ups

Friday, January 30, 2015 9:09 a.m.

The Awendaw Green Barn Jams are an outdoor, year round Wed night original music showcase that get folks off their couch to enjoy and connect with others and support original music and the artist that make it. It is held in Awendaw, 15 miles North of Charleston under grand oaks by an old barn that evokes the Lowcountry in a uniquely hyper-local …

Avoid Sweetgrass parkway

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:08 p.m.

Motorists are reporting that firefighters are on the scene of a possible fire at the recycling center at Six Mile Road and Sweetgrass Parkway. Hoses are across the road. Avoid the area. Check back for details on this developing story.

CCSD releases District 2 Rezoning update

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:02 p.m.

According to a media release from the Charleston County School District the Constituent School Board #2 continues to receive information concerning current student enrollment and projections for growth within District 2.

Mizzou students volunteer at Beidler for a week

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

For the third time now, a group of 10 students from the University of Missouri has driven all the way to Harleyville to give themselves to a week of …

Families invited to a free, family-friendly event exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

Friday, January 30, 2015 9:18 a.m.

The 2015 Charleston STEM festival is a free, family-friendly celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (known as STEM) in the Lowcountry. The festival will be held Feb. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Brittlebank Park on Lockwood Boulevard in Charleston. Attendees will enjoy dozens of interactive exhibits and hands-on demonstrations …

County adds more methane extraction wells to landfill

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A mountain of trash generates enough electricity to power 800 homes, but only if the waste is fresh and actively producing methane.

Green Wave boys power past Patriots

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville boys don’t have the size or experience around the basket that Fort Dorchester does, but that didn’t matter Tuesday.

Crime beat

Friday, January 30, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Officers arrested two men after a report of a fight in progress at an East Doty Avenue bar led to two traffic stops. In the first traffic stop, two men in the car were apparently unconnected to the fight, though they had just left the bar in question. However, the driver was cited for drug paraphernalia and transportation of liquor with a broken …

Wando wrestling downs West Ashley in regular-season finale UPDATED

Thursday, January 29, 2015 4:49 p.m.

Wando wrestling closed out the regular-season with a dominant 51-18 win over West Ashley on Senior Night Wednesday in Mount Pleasant.

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