Heritage girls making valentines for vets

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The American Heritage Girls Troop SC9212 at Palmetto Land Baptist Church have been making Valentines for Veterans in the Lowcountry for four years. …

The journalist registration bill is laughable

By Jay Bender

Special to the Moultrie News

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:42 a.m.

I must confess, I had more fun responding to inquiries about Mike Pitts’ (R-Laurens) journalist registration bill than I have had answering …

More shelves means more books at Goose Creek library

Friday, February 5, 2016 8:37 a.m.

A lot can change in 23 years. At Goose Creek library, the carpet dingy, the old reference desk wasn’t large enough to fit a computer …

Inklings: Football food and fashion

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Hot dog! Cam Newton was sure a style setter with those Versace britches this week. With all the recipes in recent newspapers and magazines, …

Letter: Summerville’s best represented by volunteers

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:18 p.m.

To the Editor:

Trident Technical College to Hold Free Big Band Concert

Friday, February 5, 2016 11:27 a.m.

Start your Valentine’s Day celebration at Trident Technical College on Friday, Feb. 12, as Charleston’s Premier Big Band featuring Nancy Clayton plays the standards of the Swing era.

Opinion piece - 4 p.m. town council meeting on Friday? Really? UPDATED

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:34 a.m.

Mount Pleasant’s elected officials are being called together today at 4 p.m. and it isn’t for happy hour. It was to discuss a directive …

Woman’s 2013 death reclassified as homicide UPDATED

Friday, February 5, 2016 4:34 p.m.

The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has reclassified a death that was previously ruled accidental.

Oyster bash

Friday, February 5, 2016 11:21 a.m.

Thousands of people flocked to this year’s Lowcountry Oyster Festival at Boone Hall on Sunday. The event is put on by the Greater Charleston …

St. George embarks on Rosenwald school restoration

Friday, February 5, 2016 6:01 a.m.

Ralph James was just a first-grader when he attended St. George Colored School in the 1950s. It was one of two schools in Dorchester County that were …

Explore Caw Caw at new SEWE program Feb. 13

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:04 p.m.

Charleston County Parks part of 2016 Southeastern Wildlife Expo offerings

National Signing Day gallery UPDATED

Friday, February 5, 2016 1:42 p.m.

Dozens of high school athletes from across the Lowcountry signed college letters of intent Wednesday, Dec. 3 on National Signing Day.

An oyster roast for Wando bands

Friday, February 5, 2016 11:15 a.m.

The Bands of Wando Encore Alumni Association present the second annual Shells and Scales Oyster Roast to benefit the Bands of Wando Programs, Saturday Feb. 6 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Awendaw Green, next to the Sewee Outpost, 4879 Hwy. 17 N. Advance admission tickets are $8 to enjoy a community event featuring well-known local bands, including Cameron …

Council directs staff to seek appraisals for four parcels for Shem Creek Park Phase III

By Jake Lucas


Friday, February 5, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Council approved an amended motion that directs staff to perform due diligence on four parcels of land to the southeast of Shem …


Friday, February 5, 2016 12:18 p.m.

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

Pets of the Week

Friday, February 5, 2016 4:14 p.m.

Ebony is a 9-month-old spayed and microchipped female domestic shorthair kitten.

Workshop to update the Charleston County Historical and Architectural Survey

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:07 a.m.

Citizens will provide input on the Charleston County Historical and Architectural Survey

Simpson joins Clemson Tigers’ signing classAlford joins Navy

Friday, February 5, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Before a packed high school auditorium crowd of teammates, fellow students, teachers and family members, Fort Dorchester’s All-American …

Winkler Group appoints director of operations

Friday, February 5, 2016 6:22 a.m.

Laura Taylor has been promoted to director of operations for the Winkler Group, a full-service fundraising firm with offices in Charleston and …

Flowertown celebrates teachers

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Flowertown Elementary School recognized its faculty members with the annual recognition of “Teacher of the Year,” “Star Employee …

IOP no parking signs prove to be a stick in the mud

By Jake Lucas


Friday, February 5, 2016 4:46 a.m.

City council passed a motion last week to award a contract to have 337 new signposts installed on the island to mark residential parking districts …

‘Barefoot’ celebrates 40 years of Flowertown Players

For the Journal Scene

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:26 a.m.

When JC Conway, director of “Barefoot in the Park,” greets me it’s one week from opening night, and the historic James F. Dean …

Stratford vs. Wando

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:34 p.m.

Stratford's boys lost to Wando 57-48 on Friday in a Region 7-AAAA game on Friday. (Rob Gantt/Gazette).

Slow Food Charleston organizes inaugural Snail Awards Program to recognize leaders of the Slow Food Movement in Charleston

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:30 a.m.

Awards Program takes place on March 21 at the American Theater

Cassina Group adds two realtors

Friday, February 5, 2016 6:20 a.m.

Leading Charleston real estate firm The Cassina Group has hired experienced realtors Jobe Johnson and Ashley Marsh to join the company’s …

Crafting a vision? - Discovery session angers Shem Creek property owners UPDATED

Friday, February 5, 2016 5:30 p.m.

By Sully Witte

Celebrating 150 yearsLaing Middle School remembers those that came before

Friday, February 5, 2016 6:28 a.m.

Laing Middle School of Science and Technology kicked off its 150th anniversary celebration Friday. The Laing name and associated school have been a …

Free Ask-A-Lawyer web chats next week

Thursday, February 4, 2016 8:34 a.m.

The SC Bar Ask-A-Lawyer program, which coordinates volunteer lawyers in a regional effort to assist the public with its legal questions, will host statewide web chats next week on Monday, Feb. 8, from 5-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday Feb. 10, from 4-6 p.m.

Understand the world of online entertainment options

By Jen McQueen

Special to the Moultrie News

Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:03 a.m.

For non-natives to the digital realm, the suite of options for online entertainment can be daunting. There’s a whole world of streaming …

Charleston County needs more poll managers for upcoming Presidential Preference Primaries

Thursday, February 4, 2016 8:39 a.m.

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is in need of additional poll managers for the Feb. 20 and Feb. 27 Presidential Preference Primaries (PPP) in the following locations:

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