Contract signed for new jail

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:21 a.m.

Dorchester County has awarded the bid and signed the contract to start construction on the new detention center.

Third graders create ‘Keeping Quilt’

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:09 a.m.

Heather Walsh’s third grade class at Marrington Elementary School spent the first week of school reading the book “The Keeping Quilt” by Patricia …

Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope races back Sept. 28

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:30 a.m.

The Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope is an annual event held by Charleston Ride for Hope, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization in its seventh year of existence. The Ride for Hope is a vehicle to raise money for local charities which are involved in helping in the fight against cancer. Ninety percent of the proceeds stay here in the Charleston tri- …

Canning classes on tap

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:09 a.m.

Two final summer canning classes are scheduled during the month of September.

Red Cross assists Cypress Gardens Road residents after fire

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:05 a.m.

American Red Cross volunteers provided assistance to a family of four on Sunday, Aug. 31.

Centura College hosts open house Sept. 10

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:10 a.m.

Centura College is hosting a Back to School Open House on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at its campus at 8084 Rivers Avenue in North Charleston. The event is free and open to the public from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Gators stymied in season opener UPDATED

Monday, September 1, 2014 2:34 p.m.

Goose Creek’s football season got off to a sluggish start on Saturday.

Red Cross helps family after Sunday fire

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:35 a.m.

American Red Cross volunteers provided assistance to a family of four on Sunday, Aug. 31.

Police Blotter – Bullies stink

Monday, September 1, 2014 7:48 a.m.

A middle school kid was being bullied on the bus and he couldn’t take it any longer. According to a police report, the other kids on the bus kept calling him a name, even after he asked them to stop, and he became so upset that he blurted out, “I’m going to get a gun and bring it to school and shoot all of you.”

Knights wallop county rival UPDATED

Monday, September 1, 2014 1:35 p.m.

The Joe Marion era at Stratford began with a 38-21 win at Gerald Moody Field in Moncks Corner.

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach celebrates 25 years

Monday, September 1, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Sept. 11 marks the 25th anniversary of Our Lady of Mercy Outreach's service to the communities of James, Johns and Wadmalaw Islands, and downtown Charleston.

Third Thursday

Monday, September 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Arts for Arthritis children’s exhibit on display

Monday, September 1, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Eighteen local kids are creating art to raise funds to cure arthritis, the disease that they struggle with every day.

Lady Cavs notch first win of season

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:12 a.m.

If any team on St. John’s volleyball schedule could have been the first win, rival Faith Christian Academy would be the choice.

Charleston Parks Conservancy assists with Tony Page tennis memorial

Monday, September 1, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Tony Page, the driving force behind Page's Okra Grill in Mount Pleasant, was also an avid tennis player. He passed away earlier this year and his …

Superintendent briefs public on Hanahan school delays

The Gazette

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:11 a.m.

Weeks after city of Hanahan officials made public comments at the Berkeley County School District school board meeting, the district’s superintendent …

Cobras fight to final gun in loss to Wave

Monday, September 1, 2014 8:31 p.m.

These are not the Cane Bay Cobras of 2013.

Class of 1964 plans reunion

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:21 a.m.

A member of the Class of 1964 recently called to say that her classmates were planning to get together to celebrate 50 years in October.

Final canning classes of the summer

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:19 a.m.

Two final summer canning classes are scheduled during the month of September. Jams and Jellies will be taught Sept. 6 in Moncks Corner.

Police Blotter – Have another drink

Sunday, August 31, 2014 7:48 a.m.

Police received a call from a gas station clerk who said a man had allegedly just entered the store and stolen some beer. Officers spotted a suspect walking down the highway and stopped to chat.

American LaFrance’s remaining assets sold to recover private debt

The Gazette

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The winding road to the shuttered American LaFrance facility in Berkeley County will come alive again in the coming weeks as winning bidders retrieve …

Safety disputes and the subject of allowance

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Dear Liz,

Green Wave volleyball team out to make some noise

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:21 a.m.

Green Wave volleyball coach Rachel Page is expecting her team to improve on last year’s performance.

Tips on battling back against armyworms

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Wow, what a week. Fall armyworms decided to attack my yard and many others throughout the Lowcountry. Golf courses and turf fields have been getting their fair share of munching as well. Walk around your yard late in the evening; if you see a lot of moths, usually worms are close behind (moths lay eggs; eggs hatch into hungry worms).

Moncks Corner Baptist hosts Queen for a Year contest UPDATED

Sunday, August 31, 2014 8:56 a.m.

The Antioch Baptist Associations’ Women’s Auxiliary conducted its Annual Queen for a Year Coronation at the Moncks Corner Baptist Church last week. …

Moncks Corner NAACP announces election process

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:42 a.m.

General Membership meetings of the Moncks Corner Branch NAACP are set for September, October and November, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee.

DMV closed Monday for holiday

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:19 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day state holiday.

Gibbs-Forde graduates

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Air Force Airman Michael L. Gibbs-Forde graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.

Bishop England drops opener to West Ashley UPDATED

Andrew Miller

amiller@postandcourier.com

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:44 a.m.

Bishop England coach John Cantey has always searched out the toughest opponents to start the season.

White Out: Wando surges past White Knoll in season opener UPDATED

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:04 a.m.

A mob of garnet followed behind cornerback Dakaire Alston as he streaked into the end zone after an 85-yard interception return with just seconds to …

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