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 UPDATED

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.

Red Cross issues urgent call for donors

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:58 p.m.

The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.

Exploring the museum

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:25 p.m.

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.

Man charged with DUI after fatal wreck

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:24 p.m.

A Summerville man has been charged with felony driving under the influence resulting in death following a July 11 wreck.

College of Nursing receives grant to prepare PhD nurses

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:58 p.m.

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Nursing is one of only 14 schools of nursing nationwide to be among the first to receive a grant from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) program to increase the number of nurses holding a PhD degree. As an inaugural grantee of the Future of Nursing Scholars program, the MUSC …

CCAA City Meet 2014 UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Coastal Caroilna Aquatic Association City Meet Championship July 18-12 at Crowfield Golf and Country Club in Goose Creek.

Driver involved in fatality identified

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:57 a.m.

Motorists experienced delays on Hwy. 17 North at Hamlin Road yesterday. According to a statement released by the MOunt Pleasant Police Department, At …

Summerville woman dies in Lake Erie UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:14 a.m.

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The body found submerged in Lake Erie at Edgewater Park Friday has been identified as a South Carolina woman.

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

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 …

SC author urges facing of silver lining in every hardship UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:43 a.m.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Walk with author Martha Stewart Hoover on a journey that transformed her life and she will show how to accept when everything cries reject. “Down Strong: The Amazing Life of William Sunday Trampus Hoover” is a story of perseverance and looking on the bright side in the face of incredible obstacles. This …

Sea turtle returns home after full recovery

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.

Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Arts awarded grant by South Arts

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:58 p.m.

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art has been awarded a Regional Touring grant by Atlanta-based South Arts. The grant will support, in part, the upcoming performance and educational activities at Carvers Bay High School presented by the Annie Moses Band.

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.

Trident Breast Care Center Named South Carolina's Only Center of Excellence UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:51 p.m.

Trident Breast Care Center Named South Carolina’s Only Center of Excellence N. Charleston, S.C. / July 22, 2014 –  Trident Breast Care …

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 …

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