Murphy touts leadership, expertise in law, business

Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Chris Murphy said he wants to continue to work for Dorchester County and the state and hopes to earn the voters’ trust again to do just that.

Rebekah Patrick feels called to serve

Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Rebekah Patrick sees election to the SC House of Representatives as a chance to expand her mission to serve others.

Stags rout Stall 48-0, region championship showdown next

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:42 a.m.

This one was over by the 10 minute mark of the first quarter.

Trident seeks summer camp proposals

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 p.m.

Trident Technical College’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is seeking proposals for the presentation of innovative and creative academic-related summer camps for children ages 7-16 as part of its 2015 Kids’ College Summer Camp program, tentatively scheduled to run June 8 through Aug. 7. Each camp runs for a five-day …

Fashion Week announces prize for Emerging Designer Competition

Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:38 a.m.

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week (CFW), one of the leading fashion weeks in the U.S., announced their prize package for the 2015 Emerging Designer Competition: East presented by Benefitfocus. This year’s winner will receive a prize package worth more than $25,000 – the largest grand prize in the competition’s history, including a chance …

Lady Stags advance to second round with 4-2 win over Hartsville

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:15 a.m.

The Berkeley Lady Stags tennis team began its quest for a return trip to the Class AAA Lower State finals by dispatching Hartsville 4-2 in the first …

Beidler Forest boardwalk UPDATED

Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:30 p.m.

Donors and volunteers gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication of the new boardwalk at Beidler Forest, dedicated to Norman Brunswig

‘Opening Doors’ aims to keep best, brightest in med school

Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:01 p.m.

For the first time since its founding in 1824, the MUSC College of Medicine (COM) is conducting a formal campaign to raise much-needed funds for medical student scholarships.

Block Party: Knights celebrate win over coach’s brother UPDATED

Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:20 a.m.

Marion Bowl I was every bit the slugfest a battle of brothers figures to be.

South Carolina’s Bird Species Threatened by Global Warming, New Audubon Study Reveals

Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Global warming threatens the survival of nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada, including many of South Carolina’s …

Elks Lodge launches scholarship contest

Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:09 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Elks Lodge is doing big things to help local youth. Elks invest in the nation’s future by helping deserving students attend the colleges of their dreams. This year, the Elks National Foundation will fund nearly $2.44 million in college scholarships through its Most Valuable Student scholarship contest.

School board candidates make case for Nov. 4 election

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Gazette’s Conversation with the Candidates wrapped up Oct. 15 with the school board District 6 candidates Tommy McPherson and Sally Wofford.

Cavs runners win SCISA state championship

Saturday, October 25, 2014 2:23 p.m.

The St. John’s Christian Academy Cavaliers won the SCISA 2014 team cross country state championship on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Daniel Island Park Day set for Nov. 1

Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:32 p.m.

Daniel Island’s popular annual fall festival, Park Day, will return to Charleston’s Governor’s Park, located on Seven Farms Drive in the heart of …

Local teacher selected to board at Furman

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:33 a.m.

The Furman University Alumni Office has named five new members to its board. The members are Joe Brewer, Isle of Palms resident Deborah Carico, David Feild, Scott Graves and Becky Sigmund.

C of C School to offer NASBITE training

Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:59 a.m.

The Global Business Resource Center in the School of Business at the College of Charleston is once again giving business community members, students and faculty the opportunity to become NASBITE-Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designees.

Red Cross helping 13 after Goose Creek apartment fire

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:36 a.m.

American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers assisted 13 adults and two children displaced by an apartment fire Friday night in Goose Creek that caused major damage to two units and minor damage to two adjoining units of the Springhill Apartments. 

The tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth ...

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:11 p.m.

Last week I discovered that the prosthetic devices recently constructed to replace my missing teeth had wended their way to dental heaven while I was …

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:31 p.m.

Seven Special Olympics athletes and their coaches/partners from the Charleston area sharpened their games at Patriots Point Links in preparation for competing in the South Carolina Fall Special Olympics Games held Oct. 10-11.

'Creativity is as essential as literacy'

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When a visitor walks into Kurry Seymour's music class, students greet the visitor with a chorus of, “Welcome to our community.”Seymour …

Lowcountry Local First launches Buy Local Month, Block Party UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:39 p.m.

Lowcountry Local First (LLF) announces the eighth annual Buy Local Month presented by South State Bank, Nov. 15 through Dec. 15. Buy Local Month is a grass-roots movement to build awareness for the positive community benefits of supporting local, independent businesses — particularly during the holiday season. In addition to urging the community …

Island to hold special election

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:18 a.m.

The Town of Sullivan’s Island will host a special election to fill the seat of mayor, after the recent passing of Mike Perkis.

Stratford vs. West Ashley

Friday, October 24, 2014 11:58 p.m.

The Knights, coached by Joe Marion, defeated his brother's West Ashley team, 20-19, on Friday.

This week in print – Wando welcomes new stadium

Friday, October 24, 2014 9:48 a.m.

Next month, voters will go to the polls to decide on an extension to a 1 percent, six-year sales tax originally passed in 2010 for countywide capital …

Patriots are out to grab a piece of the pie

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:01 p.m.

The Patriots are on a serious roll, but they face a long road trip this week.

Students spend day studying Shem Creek

Friday, October 24, 2014 9:49 a.m.

As a portion of Dr. Barbara Beckingham’s “Pollution in the Environment” course at the College of Charleston’s Environmental Studies program, students …

Police Blotter – Failure to comply

Friday, October 24, 2014 7:46 a.m.

An officer saw a suspicious car turn down a street that was a dead end and then turn around to exit the street. This wasn’t a big deal, except for the fact that the car was driving along the center line of the road, the report said. The officer pulled the driver over, who explained that he was simply lost.

Contract caregiver arrested

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A contract caregiver arrested Wednesday on a charge of neglect of a vulnerable adult is out of jail on a Personal Recognizance Bond.

Injunction sought against S.C. gay marriage ban

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:29 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina couple is asking a federal judge for an order that could clear the way for same-sex marriage in the state.

Pets of the Week

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Melody is a 9 month old spayed female Marble Domestic Shorthair. Hi! I’m so tiny you have to come visit me! I don’t take a lot of space but I sure …

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