Music For Tanzania to hold charity concert

Monday, August 25, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Excel Michael Haonga has wanted to be a music teacher for as long as he can remember. His journey to hone his music skills has taken him from his native Tanzania to Norway, Uganda and now to the United States. Haonga will perform in Charleston on Oct. 2 at a fundraiser to benefit his fellow music students and Music For Tanzania.

Crime in the Creek

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Man arrested after high-speed chase

Habitat partners with Town to revitalize Wall St. community

Monday, August 25, 2014 1:02 p.m.

The popular cliche “It takes a village,” carries some substance in this instance.

Revenue now pays 90 percent of SC state park costs

Monday, August 25, 2014 9:25 a.m.

Amid record attendance and with revenues up $4 million over four years, South Carolina's state parks are well on their way to paying their own way for the first time in the eight decades since the first park opened.

Migration to Memminger fundraiser tickets on sale

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Tickets are now available for Migration to Memminger, the annual fundraising gala for the Center for Birds of Prey to be held Thursday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Memminger Auditorium.

Goose Creek tattoo artist competes on Spike TV’s ‘Ink Master’

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:39 p.m.

Goose Creek resident Emily Elegado has been “on vacation” for much of the summer ...

Serving the community: Andy Smith

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When choosing a career, paramedic Andy Smith knew he wanted a field that would offer variety.

Red Cross seeks donations for Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.

PCA volleyball takes eighth at PRTC tourney UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:52 p.m.

Palmetto Christian volleyball placed eighth overall out of 25 teams in the 2014 Palmetto Rural Telephone Co-op Volleyball Kickoff Tournament last …

Adopters Save 286 Animals at Charleston Animal Society

Monday, August 25, 2014 9:26 a.m.

People came out in droves this week after hearing Charleston Animal Society's urgent plea for adopters to help ease the shelter's overcrowding issue. “What a difference 5 days and a lot of love from the community can make,” said Charleston Animal Society Chief Executive Officer Joe Elmore. “Last week, we had animals in cages …

Summerville man dies in Okla. crash UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 1:35 p.m.

A Summerville man has died after a crash in Comanche County, Oklahoma. William Crubaugh, 47, died Saturday. His wife, Barbara Crubaugh, 47, was in critical condition at OU Medical Center. Read more in the Lawton Constitution:

Summerville history shakes out

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:18 p.m.

Just how did Summerville’s history shake out the way it did?

Hollings Cancer Center celebrates increases in HPV vaccine use

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released late July their National Immunization Survey for Teens (NIS-Teen) data showing that Human …

Coastal drops season opener at Laurens Academy UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 1:53 p.m.

Coastal Christian suffered a 50-8 loss to Laurens Academy in its season opener Friday in Laurens.

I need a sign

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I’ve been paying a lot of attention to advertising signs and billboards while on the road lately. I don’t text and drive during my frequent travels, but I do take the occasional peek at the signs along the way.

Junior League announces new community partners and projects

Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Junior League of Charleston, Inc. is pleased to announce their new community partners and projects for the 2014-2015 league year. The Junior League of Charleston (JLC) pairs trained volunteers with these organizations, in order to fulfill their focus area of combating hunger and homelessness throughout the Lowcountry. In addition to providing …

Mobile app puts real-time school bus info in palm of your hand

Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Student Transportation Inc. (STI), North America's third-largest provider of school bus transportation services, announced the national rollout of SchoolWheels SafeStop, a mobile app that allows parents, students and schools to securely pinpoint the location of a vehicle on its route to and from school. The app updates in real time with stop and …

Police Blotter – No good deed goes unpunished

Sunday, August 24, 2014 7:36 a.m.

A man came into the police station one day to report that his car had been damaged the day before by officers pushing it off the bridge. According to the report, the man said his son was driving the truck when the universal joint broke and caused the vehicle to become disabled.

CSU’s Hunter takes the challenge

Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Charleston Southern University’s Class of 2018 arrived on campus last week to kick off the 50th Anniversary at the college.

A look at reader mail and proper screening

Sunday, August 24, 2014 8:00 a.m.

A local gardener writes:

Community invited to Sunday’s football celebration

Sunday, August 24, 2014 9:49 a.m.

Are you ready to celebrate the upcoming football season?

School news

Sunday, August 24, 2014 2:12 p.m.

Mercer University conferred bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five spring commencement ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah. The following area residents were among those graduates:

Waves of hummingbirds to migrate through area

Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Beginning in August, millions of hummingbirds will travel to Mexico and Central America as part of an instinctive migration pattern that they have …

Bucs making progress

Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Charleston Southern’s running backs and defensive line impressed once again in the team’s second scrimmage of fall camp on Aug. 16.

Hollings Cancer Center unveils new technology

Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

New technology installed at the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center offers patients a non-surgical, specialized form of treatment that can be completed in five or fewer outpatient sessions, each lasting 20 minutes or less. The first patient was treated on Aug. 13.

High School Football Kickoff Celebration

Sunday, August 24, 2014 5:21 p.m.

The inaugural high school football kickoff was held Aug. 24 at Charleston Southern from 1-4. It featured a flag football game, spirit contest, …

From Wildcat to Bulldog, Kory Brown comes home UPDATED

Sunday, August 24, 2014 9:26 a.m.

Kory Brown has decided to come home.

New season of music at C of C

Sunday, August 24, 2014 2:34 p.m.

The Department of Music at the College of Charleston School of the Arts is pleased to begin the 2014-15 concert season with exciting improvements, including a new start time of 7:30 p.m. for most performances. In addition, the department has established a new entity, C of C Concerts, which coordinates its professional series and student ensembles …

Authors carve town history into new local book

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Full of beautiful white marble comparable to that of its sister city Pietrasanta, Italy, Sylacauga, Alabama is a city of quality places, products and …

Awendaw Crab Fest returns

Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:00 p.m.

If you love blue crabs, you can find them in abundance at the Awendaw Blue Crab Festival. This event is a favorite of not just the locals, but those …

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