Police Blotter – But I made it home, officer

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:31 a.m.

Police were called to a local bar because a man left there and other patrons knew he should not be driving, according to a report. Police caught up with the car speeding down a nearby road and swerving in and out of his lane, the report said. The officer called in the tag to confirm this was the car in question and continued to follow it into a …

Keeping kids on track with summer reading

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:57 a.m.

In the late 1900s, many libraries started to expand services for children. With this new development came extra activities and programs for these youngsters. This was also the period when a few very smart librarians acknowledged the fact that during the summer months, when schools were closed, children needed the opportunity to continue practicing …

State softball championship to be decided in Columbia Friday

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:21 p.m.

The Summerville and Clover softball teams will play one more time for the whole shebang.

DD2 talks redistricting

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:39 p.m.

Dorchester District Two is getting three new elementary schools for the 2016-2017 school year, meaning this year the district has to figure out which …

Wando baseball wins first state title with sweep of J.L. Mann UPDATED

By Aaron Brenner

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:05 a.m.

Nerves are forgotten quickly when the night ends with pandemonium and a dogpile.

Stratford spring football game UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 8:30 p.m.

The Stratford Knights held their spring football game on Thursday, May 21... The White team won 13-9. Omari Johnson had a 92-yard touchdown run and …

Suspect killed in shootout identified UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:43 a.m.

The suspect in the shooting of Berkeley Deputy Lt. Will Rogers has died following a shootout in downtown Charleston.

Palmetto Fort UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:09 a.m.

South Carolina Battleground Preservation TrustPreserving battlegrounds and historic sites in South Carolina for more than twenty years.

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center to host Memorial Day Ceremony

Thursday, May 21, 2015 8:45 a.m.

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center will host a Memorial Day ceremony Friday, May 22, at 10 a.m. in honor of the sacrifices of all Veterans and their families.

Red Cross encourages donation of blood, platelets

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross is encouraging the donation of blood or platelets during its “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope” campaign, …

Football players audition for Shrine Bowl

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:59 a.m.

Football players hoping to be invited to the 2015 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas demonstrated their skills at Summerville High School May 16.

Guild is picture perfect at Blessing of the Fleet

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:36 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild exhibit at Blessing of the Fleet awarded more than $1,700 in cash and prizes this year. Two of this year’s …

Moultrie News team building at Fear No Easel UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:13 a.m.

The Moultrie News staff visited Fear No Easel for an evening of painting fun and team building.

Kick Off Summer with the South Carolina Aquarium this Memorial Day Weekend

Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:42 a.m.

Celebrate World Turtle Day® and the New Shark Shallows Exhibit

Bishops golf wins third straight state title UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:48 a.m.

Bishop England golf won its third consecutive Class AA state championship with a dominant 16-stroke win this week at Charleston National Golf Club in …

Sanford Votes to Extend Public Transit Funding for 60 Days UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:43 p.m.

On May 19 the US House of Representatives passed a two month extension of transportation funding to keep public transit running and road maintenance and construction moving until August 1, 2015. Mark Sanford voted in favor of the extension which will allow transit riders to continue to get to work, shop, see their doctors and move through their …

Migration to Memminger promises to inspire

Thursday, May 21, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Mark the date for a thrilling evening with the Center for Birds of Prey in historic Memminger Auditorium on Thursday, October 8, 2015.

Equal opportunity

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:59 a.m.

On May 6, The Summerville Mayor’s Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities promoted equal opportunity at its annual luncheon …

Early birds go on bird-watching tour UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:14 a.m.

Many folks wake up every morning to the sound of a happy bird chanting outside, “Tea kettle, tea kettle, tea kettle…tea kettle, tea …

Folly Beach County Park named one of America’s Best Restored Beaches

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:43 p.m.

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced today that Folly Beach County Park is a winner of its 2015 Best Restored …

Student Kudos

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:43 a.m.

Brevard College student Rachel Anthony presents her final degree recital and photography exhibition Friday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in the Porter Center for Performing Arts. The two events are free and open to the public.

Local tennis teams win state titles

Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Local Mount Pleasant women’s tennis teams turned in top performances at the U.S. Tennis Association South Carolina state championships earlier …

Charleston Challenge tests local knowledge

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:00 a.m.

HALOS is partnering with Dan Ryan Builders to present the inaugural Charleston Challenge, Thursday, May 21, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant.

Coastal Community Foundation Announces Lowcountry Giving Day 2015 Results

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:13 p.m.

Second year of crowdfunding event raises $6.8 million with widened participation, national recognition

Police Blotter – You’re barred

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:43 a.m.

It’s one thing to bar someone from your establishment, but it is another thing to do it legally through a no trespass order. And it’s even another thing when it’s your own stepson. A manager at the establishment said complaints were coming in from customers that this person was taking things from customers as well as …

School CFO: Property tax increase could be on horizon

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The chief financial officer for Berkeley County schools delivered grim news during a school board budget workshop Tuesday: non-owner occupied homes …

Loyalty Day

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:00 p.m.

On May 1 the Ladies of Auxiliary Post 3433 Ladson, recognized the JROTC Honor Guard Unit from Stratford High School for their services of providing …

Business Kudos

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:31 a.m.

David Kent, partner of The Real Buyer’s Agent, Charleston’s first exclusive buyer’s agency, has been named the 2015 President Elect for the South Carolina Association of Realtors.

SLED questions students in Berkeley deputy shooting, asks for DNA samples UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:04 a.m.

SLED questions students in Berkeley deputy shooting, asks for DNA samplesState Law Enforcement Division officers are questioning a number of teens, …

Pinewood, CSU sign concurrent enrollment agreement

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Leaders from Pinewood Preparatory School and Charleston Southern University joined on Wednesday, April 29 to sign a concurrent enrollment agreement …

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