Kids win big with summer reading program

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:42 a.m.

Children’s staff at the Mount Pleasant Regional Library happily report that our 2014 summer reading program is bursting with kids fizzing and booming and reading!

Biz kudos

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:17 a.m.

As business leaders and involved citizens in the Charleston County area, Allstate exclusive agency owners have been designated Allstate Premier Agencies for 2014.

Trident Amateur Radio Club balloon launch

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:21 a.m.

The Trident Amateur Radio Club launches a balloon more than 100,000 feet in the air to take pictures of the earth.

Cab driver gets the ride of his life

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:18 a.m.

Police were dispatched to Highway 17 in reference to a man asking for help. When an officer arrived, he heard someone yelling and finally saw a man standing on the exit ramp.

Dorchester County Council takes first step to address agenda change UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:20 a.m.

Dorchester County Council decided to impose limits Monday on amending meeting agendas with no prior notice.

School News

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:26 a.m.

Andrew Roberts of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the University of Iowa.

Council roundup

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:03 a.m.

Business discussed during the July 21 Dorchester County Council meeting:

On Vacation – New Orleans

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:36 a.m.

Supreme Court autopsy ruling trumps public accountability

By Bill Rogers

S.C. Press Association

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:22 a.m.

For the second time in a month, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled against openness and punted important issues back to the Legislature for …

Sea turtle returns home after full recovery

By Ciapha Dennis

intern@moultrienews.com

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:43 a.m.

Over a year ago, Briar the loggerhead sea turtle was found covered in barnacles, stranded on the coast of Myrtle Beach. Extremely underweight and …

Strawberry Raspberry Sundae UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:52 a.m.

Nothing says summer like fresh berries. Try this simple sundae sauce over frozen yogurt for a scrumptious summertime treat.

Academic Magnet basketball star selected as AQUAS scholar

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:19 a.m.

Choral Linhart, a senior basketball player from Charleston Academic Magnet High School (AMHS), has been selected as an AQUAS scholar-­athlete. She …

IOP Rec. hosts volleyball camp

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:47 a.m.

Biz kudos

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:17 a.m.

Bushido opened their doors to the new location on the Isle of Palms the first week of June.

Charlie Brown musical camp to hold auditions

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:42 a.m.

Creative Spark Center for the Arts in Mount Pleasant will be holding a Charlie Brown musical theatre camp with its Sprouts Musical Theatre …

Safety improvements underway for Berkeley County schools

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:06 a.m.

School is out for another few weeks, but safety improvements are underway to keep kids safe once they return.

Coosaw Creek ousted as City Meet Champion

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:29 a.m.

A strong push in the age 15-18 division wasn’t enough to earn the Coosaw Creek Crocodiles another Coastal Carolina Aquatics Association Championship. …

Rustic beauty of Jackson Fork Ranch, Wyoming

By Sharon Spence Lieb

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:23 a.m.

Hundreds of snorting bison chew on tender grass. Elegant white trumpeter swans swaddle nests, awaiting chicks. Taupe pronghorn run wild and free in …

Blood drives planned as need increases

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:57 a.m.

The American Red Cross is calling on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer.

ECCO, MUSC and Roper St. Francis unite for new initiative UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:47 a.m.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) announces Partners in HealthCare, a new initiative serving low-income, uninsured adults that offers access to health care at no cost to the patient. In collaboration with the Medical University of South Carolina’s College of Nursing and Department of Family Medicine, and Roper St. Francis Healthcare, the …

Machine Pitch All-Stars finish second in district tournament

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:15 a.m.

Moncks Corner Park and Recreation All-Star teams are proving again that the future of Berkeley Stags baseball and softball is in capable hands.

Margaret McDowell, MD UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:58 a.m.

While she always wanted to be a doctor, she first provided care as a nurse, and some of her early experiences helping cancer patients encouraged her …

Post 166 ends season short of state

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:57 a.m.

It was a lighter slate than normal all the way around for Goose Creek Post 166 this summer.

Walmart Neighborhood Market coming to Goose Creek

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:43 a.m.

A Walmart Neighborhood Market is coming to Goose Creek.

City seeking fall festival vendors

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:11 p.m.

The City of Goose Creek will present its 2014 Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. behind the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center.

Mount Pleasant Track Club sends 33 to nationals

Monday, July 21, 2014 5:05 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Track Club (MPTC) has 33 athletes competing in the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Outdoor Championship this week at Turner Stadium in Humble, Texas.

Trident Amateur Radio Club balloon launch

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:02 p.m.

The Trident Amateur Radio Club launched a balloon more than 100,000 feet in the air to take pictures of the earth.

Filipino outreach event Aug. 2

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:32 a.m.

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Filipino Community Center Inc. in Charleston, has announced that it will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission.

Math Writing Team Convenes for New Standards

Monday, July 21, 2014 4:51 p.m.

Dr. Mick Zais, State Superintendent of Education, issued the following statement announcing the math team writing new standards held their first meeting today.

Accident causing delays UPDATED

Monday, July 21, 2014 2:50 p.m.

Expect delays on Hwy. 17 North at Hamlin Road. There has been a serious collision. Town officials are reporting that this single car accident …

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