Palmetto State Armory slated for 2016

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:07 p.m.

It is coming later than planned, but Summerville’s new Palmetto State Armory is under construction.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:36 p.m.

A group of neighbors have gotten together to place these signs in strategic locations throughout our area, mainly along Highway 41, to bring …

The Muscadines are ready for picking

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:23 p.m.

Get Stomping For The 12th Annual Irvin~House Vineyard and Firefly Distillery Grape Stomping Festival

Swamp Foxes roll through Woodland

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:47 a.m.

The Swamp Foxes jumped out to a fast start and cruised to a victory in St. George.

MPW Commissioner Jenkinson seeks re-election UPDATED

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:34 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) Commissioner Mac Jenkinson recently announced he will be seeking re-election.

Superintendent: More students enrolled, more teachers hired

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 9:19 p.m.

Berkeley County schools’ hired more 14 new teachers to help absorb 442 new students added to enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year, …

Goose Creek vs. Berkeley

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:29 p.m.

Goose Creek swept Berkeley in a non-region volleyball match on Tuesday at GCHS. (Photos by Rob Gantt)

More fruit offered at four schools in county

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:57 p.m.

Cross Elementary, J.K. Gourdin Elementary, St. Stephen Elementary, and Cainhoy Elementary and Middle schools will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) during the 2015-2016 school year, according to a district press release.

Dorchester Coroner Chris Nisbet draws gun on repo agent

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 9:30 p.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet chased down a neighbor and pointed a gun while wearing his pajama pants. He said he pointed a gun at a …

Tails Waggin’ at the Waterparks

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:20 p.m.

7th Annual Dog Day Afternoon at Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark on Sept. 13

March of Dimes seeks ambassador family

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:00 p.m.

The March of Dimes is seeking families who have been touched by premature birth, birth defects or infant mortality to serve as Ambassadors for the March for Babies 2016 season. The March of Dimes Ambassador Program that puts a face on the March of Dimes mission. Families who have been directly affected by preterm birth and birth defects share …

Summerville rehab project featured on TV

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2:01 p.m.

A Summerville home last seen on “American Rehab: Charleston” is about to be seen on the small screen again.

Christ Church serves Meals on Wheels recipients

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:37 p.m.

The Moultrie News has supported East Cooper Meals on Wheels throughout its 30 years of service in the East Cooper region. This story continues the …

Dowdy Hardy Miller

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:59 p.m.

Dowdy Hardy Miller, 86, died August 12, 2015, at Presbyterian Village, Summerville, SC where she was an Alzheimer patient. Mrs. Miller had lived at the Presbyterian Home since 1987 when her husband, the Rev. Dr. John N. Miller, Sr. was called to serve as Chaplain. Her family thanks the staff of the Village, its Healthcare Unit, her physicians …

School board declines Hanahan agreement, leaves door open

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 9:23 p.m.

Once again, Berkeley County school board has said no to Hanahan on a land agreement for the proposed Tanner Plantation/Foster Creek school over …

DD2 not reimbursing YMCA

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:46 a.m.

Dorchester District Two is not reimbursing the Summerville Family YMCA for $21,221.04 spent on planning for an aquatic center.

Tropical Storm Erika forms in the Atlantic

The Post and Courier

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:54 p.m.

Forecasters have begun tamping down predictions for Erika, as the tropical storm began to run into shearing winds soon after it formed and struggles …

Jobless rate falls to 5.9 percent in July UPDATED

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:53 p.m.

More Berkeley County residents found more jobs in July, according to unemployment numbers released by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce. …

2016 Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® launches annual emerging designer competition

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:27 p.m.

Event celebrates 10th year with $40,000 Prize Package for Emerging Designer winner, including $10,000 cash

Engagement: LeQuanda Davis and Dominic Wiggerton

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:57 p.m.

The late Mr. Leroy Davis and Mrs. Beatrice Davis of Cross would like to announce the engagement of their daughter LeQuanda Davis to Dominic …

Lunch and learn: Floral arrangements beyond the vase

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:56 p.m.

Cypress Gardens’ next Lunch and Learn will be with Lake City Horticulturist Katie Dickson. From noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, Dickson will demonstrate how to incorporate succulents into a traditional summer bouquet to create a one-of-a-kind piece. She will also offer tips and tricks for floral arrangement success.

Community Events

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:29 p.m.

If you are thinking about starting a business or have just started a business, this is a seminar you do not want to miss. It could save you money and tell you how to avoid certain headaches. Seminar speakers include Darrell Jones, SBDC business consultant, and Ben Helms, SCORE mentor. Presented by the SBDC and SCORE, the seminar will take place …

Jobless rate falls to 5.9 percent in July

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:10 a.m.

More Berkeley County residents found more jobs in July, according to unemployment numbers released by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce. …

Helping families to homes

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:42 a.m.

On Aug. 20, Shannon Hatcher and Omar Ramberan, employees of SunTrust Bank representing the SunTrust Foundation, presented Dorchester Habitat for …

Inmate found hanging in jail cell UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 12:45 p.m.

An inmate at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center was found hanging in his cell.

New facility for private school under construction

Monday, August 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

With construction on a brand new academic and athletic campus for Northwood Academy at Carnes Crossroads now under way, the emerging master planned community from the Daniel Island Company will soon become a destination for the more than 750 students who attend this highly-ranked private school for children in pre-school through 12th grade. The …

School news and student accolades

Monday, August 24, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Amanda Kasman from Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester.

Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates forum announced UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area (LWVCA), Save Shem Creek Corp. (SSCC) is pleased to announce it will host a candidates forum for the upcoming Mount Pleasant Town Council election on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Moultrie Middle School. All candidates will be invited to participate. This will be an excellent …

Sexual Exploitation of Children - DNLCC Response

Monday, August 24, 2015 10:39 a.m.

The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center (DNLCC) Executive Director, Carole Swiecicki, Ph.D., offers her observations in response to …

Sweet and spicy snack mix UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 11:10 a.m.

Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly coat a 15 1/2-inch-by-10 1/2-inch baking sheet with butter-flavored cooking spray.

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