SC Ports Authority announces plans for second inland port facility

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:52 a.m.

Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced plans to pursue a second inland port facility, driven by tremendous success of Inland Port Greer and demand for enhanced efficiency of international container movements between the Port of Charleston and growing markets in South Carolina and North Carolina.

Chics of the Sea fundariser to be held August 13 UPDATED

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The annual Save the Fleet fundraiser is being hosted by Chics of the Sea in coordination with Shem Creek Fisheries Sunday, August 13, from 1 - 6 p.m., …

Williams: The weather changes and so does life

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Warm weather is approaching us again. This time to stay. I hope. We are past the middle of April and it is about time for the weather to settle down. I have heard people blame the weather for a number of different illnesses. The explanation is that the weather changes so often and quickly you never really know how to dress. Which leads me to a …

Serving time: New inmate work program collects 30 tons of trash from county roadways

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Eight pairs of black-and-white striped legs combed a weedy edge of Bushy Park Road on a recent spring day. The men carried orange bags into which …

Summerville’s Primate Protection League receives new gibbon

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Her song is loud and demeanor shy, but the newest gibbon at the International Primate Protection League Wildlife Facility in Summerville has already …

SNAP! Fruit of the Loom more than doubles its distribution center

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:02 a.m.

Fruit of the Loom and local dignitaries opened a new addition with a snap Friday as officials cut the enlarged elastic waistband to commemorate the …

Smith Says: Good housekeepers channel their Tupperware spirit animal

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Scene: A house.

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford receives foodservice distribution industry’s Thomas Jefferson Award

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:06 a.m.

Award recognizes commitment to free enterprise

Crime beat

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Deputies said they responded to an area on Ladson Road April 11 regarding a man in a hospital gown walking around the area. Deputies said in a report they had been made aware by Summerville police that a patient had escaped Summerville Medical Center. A check of the man’s information revealed he was wanted by Berkeley County …

Letter: Slap in the face

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

BCSD Announces 58 Seventh Graders as Duke TIP Scholars

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District (BCSD) has released the names of the 58 seventh-grade students who qualified for and have been recognized as Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) Scholars.

Work to build loving relationships

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Today I want to give you three ways that loving relationships are built in the church. First, they are built in unity. These traits are found in the first part of Ephesians 4.

Show your support, stop double paying

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:10 a.m.

Public water and wastewater lines are routinely placed in the highway right-of-way in order to minimize land acquisition requirements, disruption and costs. When lines are required to be relocated to accommodate road widening projects or bridge replacement, it becomes an unfunded and unanticipated cost for public utilities like Mount Pleasant …

Relay for Life Moncks Corner

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:56 a.m.

For months now, big purple bows have added a new look to Moncks Corner. Tied to tree trunks, adorning doors and windows, the bows, sold for $10 each, are part of the fundraising effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s 2016 Relay for Life Moncks Corner.

A preview of local talent at DIG South

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:37 a.m.

Next week, DIG South, the South’s Interactive Festival and tech conference will take up residence in the Charleston Gaillard Center downtown. …

BHS tennis team touts improvements, heads toward playoffs

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:55 a.m.

At 7-7 for the season, Berkeley boy’s tennis team will have one match this week.

Man rides horse down Coleman Boulevard

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:22 a.m.

The Lowcountry was abuzz last week when a man came strolling through town astride his horse with a pack horse following closely behind. It’s …

Big And Little Rocking Chairs Going To Auction

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Two different sized chairs are coming to the Summerville ROCKS! auction.

The mosquito fleet

By Suzannah Smith Miles

Special to the Moultrie News

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:08 a.m.

They were among the best watermen in Charleston’s maritime history, their small boats a familiar and beloved sight as they sailed out each …

Closson inducted into Phi Beta Kappa society

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society, installed its 285th chapter in its 240-year history at …

Boys With A Purpose Club to receive donation from Tom James Company

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:16 a.m.

Communities In Schools of the Charleston Area (CIS) and Charleston County School District’s Memminger Elementary School are proud to announce today that clothier, Tom James Company, will be presenting the Boys With A Purpose Club with a collection of ties on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at 3:30pm.

Charleston Children’s Fashion Week Show this Saturday

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:58 a.m.

CCFW 2016 / Spring 2016

Freshmen cadets sworn in as members of Citadel corps

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Men and women who entered The Citadel as freshmen last fall have officially been sworn in as members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets as of Saturday, April 9.

Timberland High School signing ceremony

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:55 a.m.

Graduation day is approaching and coaches will soon bid farewell to senior athletes.

Crosby: The State Capitol Report

For the Independent

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The House of Representatives amended Senate amendments on H.3579, legislation that includes DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RESTRUCTURING AND ROAD …

Essay winners

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:33 a.m.

Model home opens in Riverside

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:23 a.m.

Carolina Park, one of the region’s premier master-planned communities, has announced the opening of a new model home in Riverside, its custom homes enclave. A complement to “Model Row” in Carolina Park’s Village, this home created by Structures Building Company is the first model home to open in the adjacent Riverside …

Street party planned for Carnes Crossroads UPDATED

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The streets of Carnes Crossroads will take on a festive vibe on May 15 when the community hosts its fourth annual Street Party at the Village Green, featuring food trucks, live music, entertainment and activities for residents and visitors of all ages. Hosted by Carnes Crossroads Real Estate, the event takes place from 1-4 pm in the heart of the …

School district dubs Sedgefield’s Blackwood as Teacher of the Year

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Sharon Blackwood has earned top honors among Berkeley County public school teachers. Nominated by her peers and then selected among 42 …

Hanahan 7, Berkeley 2

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:34 p.m.

Hanahan defeated Berkeley 7-2 in a Region 8-AAA soccer match on Tuesday at HHS.

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