Berkeley Co. SAR chapter growing

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:50 a.m.

Berkeley County’s Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) chapter is growing and has scheduled its next meeting Feb. 4.

Florencio, Sexton plan June wedding

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 11:03 a.m.

Melanie Joanne Florencio and Gene Caleb Sexton, both of Silver Spring, Maryland, are engaged to be married on June 11, 2016 at St. John the Beloved …

Threshold Repertory Theatre teams up with nation’s top magical performers for a mind-blowing magicalshowcase

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Misdirection: Spellbinding Illusions and Comedy is a unique theater performance featuring two of the nation’s top magical performers, who strive to bring that classics of the Vaudeville era to a modern audience. During Misdirection, the audience will experience grand illusions, classic magical manipulation and hilarious comedy. The …

Salem College signs Berkeley Middle College senior to play softball

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:34 a.m.

A signing first for Berkeley Middle College (BMC), family, coaches and school administrators looked on as senior Danielle Hood made the commitment …

Smithsonian exhibit to come to Dorchester Archives & History Center

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 9:28 a.m.

The Dorchester County Archives & History Center has been chosen as one of six sites in South Carolina to host the Smithsonian travelling exhibit “The Way We Worked”.

Wrestling season enters eleventh hour

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The high school wrestling season has turned into the home stretch.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:51 a.m.

As we reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we think about African-Americans as agents of history. Well-documented gaps in unemployment rates, earnings, poverty and wealth too often lead to viewing African-Americans as bystanders to America’s economy. At worse, there is a tendency to observe the gaps in economic success and blame …

Week 4: Going from “Fat to Fit:” Anticipate, anticipate, anticipate!

BY Ingrid Ray

Special to the Moultrie News

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 11:22 a.m.

It’s week 4 and ‘life’ is starting to get in the way. From the feedback I’m getting, I hear you’re frustrated. …

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Randy Wayne “RJ” Cannon Jr. of Troop 747 received his Eagle Scout Rank Jan. 25 during a court of honor at the VFW in Moncks Corner. He was honored by a proclamation from Berkeley County Council.

Lois Yvonne Creel Burke

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:51 a.m.

Portal, Georgia-Mrs. Lois Yvonne Creel Burke, age 68, died Wednesday evening in an automobile accident. Lois was born in Vox, South Carolina. Nanny as she was known by many, lived throughout South Carolina as she moved with her husband, who was a minister. The family moved to Portal in 1999. Nanny served as a caregiver to children and the elderly …

School News

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:45 a.m.

The University of Hartford is pleased to announce Brian Bianchi of Mt Pleasant has been named to its Dean’s List for Fall 2015.

Death notices

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:50 a.m.

Thomas “Mitch” “Boomerang” Clyde Bennett, 58, of St. Stephen died Dec. 31, 2015. Funeral services were Jan. 9.

Williams: Doing the right thing is a choice

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:46 a.m.

The first murder in the human race according to the Bible was the murder of Abel by his brother Cain. As the story goes they both gave offerings to God, but Abel’s offering was accepted and Cain’s was rejected.

Macedonia Newsline: Benekin can spell success, residents learn the weather

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Macedonia Middle School student, Jasmine Benekin, will be representing MMS in the Regional Spelling Bee on March 10 at Charleston Southern University. …

County parks get financial boost for design, construction

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 7:14 a.m.

Council approved $275,000 in bond referendum money to improve one current county park and help develop another.

Mount Pleasant dedicates Jones Center fields to former rec director UPDATED

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:12 a.m.

Jimmy Seignious would have loved the dedication ceremony.

Heritage stamp will feature Richard Allen, founder of AME Church

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Richard Allen, the founder of the AME Church and it’s first bishop, will be featured as the next issue in the U.S. Postal Service’s …

State confirms 3 SC residents tested for Zika virus

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:46 a.m.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Health officials say three people in South Carolina are being tested for the Zika virus, but no cases of the disease have been confirmed yet.

SJCA girls getting closer to chance at playoffs

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:43 a.m.

Sitting at 3-3, St. John’s Christian Academy varsity girls are smack in the middle of their conference play and coach Don Genco …

Palmetto Christian downs Crown Leadership

Monday, February 1, 2016 3:56 p.m.

Palmetto Christian defeated Crown Leadership Academy, 59-22, Friday at Trident Academy in Mount Pleasant.

Chellis announces run for County Council UPDATED

Monday, February 1, 2016 3:13 p.m.

A local insurance agent has announced he’s running for a seat on Dorchester County Council.

Greene leads Redhawks offense

Monday, February 1, 2016 2:34 p.m.

Carolina Redhawks general manager Terry Jackson said the squad had another strong practice in both effort and attendance on Saturday.

Students to return to Givhans for next school year

Monday, February 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Givhans students are slated to return to their former stomping grounds next school year.

Wando falters late against West Ashley; McTighe scores career high

Monday, February 1, 2016 2:04 p.m.

West Ashley used a strong second half to rally past Wando, 65-53, Friday in Mount Pleasant.

Call for nurses who served in wars

Monday, February 1, 2016 10:59 a.m.

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is currently searching for nurses who served overseas or aboard hospital ships during times of war and are willing to participate in an upcoming free symposium scheduled for March 31. Nurses who are interested in sharing their stories are asked to contact the Patriots Point Education Department at 843. …

Put your artwork on the mayor of Mount Pleasant’s walls

Monday, February 1, 2016 12:59 p.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant is accepting submissions for its 2016 Mayor’s Office Art Program until March 1. The artists selected will have their artwork displayed in the mayor’s office for two months.

Opinion piece - Can they go from a blurred to a clear vision? UPDATED

Monday, February 1, 2016 12:03 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page recently brought in an organizational consultant and life/work guide to help town council members create a longterm vision for how the community and council “can be better.”

Buccaneers tabbed seventh in preseason Big South poll

Monday, February 1, 2016 4:56 p.m.

Charleston Southern has been picked seventh in the 2016 Big South Preseason Baseball Poll in a vote by the league’s baseball coaches.

Bishops’ Moore, Albano score career highs

Monday, February 1, 2016 2:54 p.m.

BEAUFORT — Rhetta Moore scored a career-high 32 points as Bishop England blew out Battery Creek, 62-28, Friday in Beaufort.

3rd Annual Battle of the Badges UPDATED

Monday, February 1, 2016 12:51 p.m.

Lowcountry Firefighters Association hosts annual flag football game between firefighters and law enforcement at Gahagan Park in Summerville. Proceeds …

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