Opinion Shaper: Public Parks a reflection of quality of life

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

Fielding grounders with teammates on a dusty baseball diamond. Meeting friends at the downtown park on Friday after school. Fishing the waters of the local recreational forest. These nostalgic memories have proven to be quite formative experiences for a youth raised in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

On vacation

Friday, February 5, 2016 1:38 p.m.

Letter: Respect is a two-way street

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

To the Editor:

Crime beat

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

• The owner of a hardware store reported two trailers were stolen from the parking lot. He said the trailers had tongue locks and were chained together.

Duncan stays true to Hilltoppers

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

Ashley Ridge quarterback Steven Duncan was tempted late in the recruiting process, but he held true to his verbal commitment.

Nonprofit targets community violence with gun buyback

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

There’s a new nonprofit group in the county targeting community violence. National Action Network’s Berkeley County Chapter formed in September, a few weeks before the historic, 1,000-year flood, which has kept the chapter busy in recovery mode.

Coloring outside the lines: Library patrons find stress relief in an activity normally reserved for children

Friday, February 5, 2016 3:04 p.m.

There’s a new craze sweeping the Lowcountry and the nation: coloring in coloring books.

University of New Hampshire honors

Friday, February 5, 2016 4:12 p.m.

Katherine Korostynski of Ladson has earned honors for the fall semester of the 2015-2016 academic year at the University of New Hampshire.

Workers fined after lots clearcut

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:17 p.m.

Workers for a homebuilder that was fined three years ago for clearcutting have been fined for clearcutting two more lots.

Farrell commits to Gamecocks, Felder goes with Blazers

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

Once again, Chandler Farrell will walk in his father’s cleat marks.

South Carolina officers trained on anti-meth technology

Friday, February 5, 2016 11:57 a.m.

This week, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association (SCLEOA), in conjunction with Appriss, conducted three trainings across the state on the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), which is the a real-time, stop-sale technology used to ensure that purchasers of pseudoephedrine (PSE) do not exceed their legal limit. These trainings …

Bring It On at Wando

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Students from Wando High School are taking Bring it On the musical to the stage of the Wando Performing Arts Center. In a collaboration between arts …

Working on roads

Friday, February 5, 2016 3:48 p.m.

Summerville has a lengthy to-do list concerning roads this year.

Wrestlers claim individual region championships

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The new South Carolina Class AAAA wrestling rankings are out and Region 8-AAAA crowned its wrestling champions Saturday.

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.

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