JBE honors superheroes of education

Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:18 a.m.

Rain fails to dampen Relay for Life spirits

Sunday, May 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

No one was going to rain on the Relay for Life’s parade last weekend, not even the threat of heavy thunderstorms on Saturday, April 25.

Sheriff Cannon presents Citadel Pitching Coach Britt Reames with the Citizen’s Award

Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:06 a.m.

On April 29 the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office presented Coach Britt Reames with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Citizen …

Weathering wasp invasions and taking back your lawn

Sunday, May 3, 2015 8:27 a.m.

Digger wasps are continuing to multiply in numbers in the Lowcountry. At Possum’s, we used to get a few complaints in localized areas, now the numbers seem to be on the rise. One faithful reader of the “Horticulture Hotline” sent me a 14-page letter describing the progression of damage to her yard. I saw an old friend in the …

Trident Health receives top grades in patient safety

Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:24 a.m.

N. Charleston, South Carolina/April 30, 2015– In the spring 2015 Hospital Safety Scores report released recently by The Leapfrog Group, Trident Medical Center earned a letter grade of “A” and Summerville Medical Center earned a “B” for the third consecutive report. The Leapfrog Group is a non-profit organization …

School board OKs salary increase for interim superintendent

Sunday, May 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County School Board approved a $5,000 per month bump in pay for Interim Superintendent Archie Franchini.

Playoff baseball UPDATED

Sunday, May 3, 2015 1:47 p.m.

Photos by Dan Brown

Daniel Island Academy selected for reading pilot programs

Sunday, May 3, 2015 1:06 p.m.

Daniel Island Academy has been selected by the South Carolina First Steps Program to participate in a six-month, in-home school readiness pilot …

Blended families topic of new book

Sunday, May 3, 2015 7:01 a.m.

Today in America, blended families are becoming the new normal. According to a 2011 report, 42 percent of adults—nearly 100 million people—have a step-relationship. Now, there is a powerful collection of stories that reflects their experiences.

South Carolina Launches First Mother’s Milk Bank in State

Sunday, May 3, 2015 3:42 p.m.

North Charleston Facility to Provide Breast Milk to Sickest Babies in South Carolina

DMV begins issuing new plates, starting with specialties

Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:31 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing redesigned license plates on May 1, in accordance with state law.

Hall Management Group Finalizes Acquisition Agreement with Maverick Southern Kitchens

Sunday, May 3, 2015 12:11 p.m.

Restaurateurs Bill Hall and Dick Elliott are pleased to announce Hall Management Group has acquired the restaurants of Maverick Southern Kitchens. The transaction includes High Cotton Charleston, High Cotton Greenville, Slightly North of Broad and Old Village Post House. These leading South Carolina restaurants will operate under the Hall …

Fresh fun at Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

Sunday, May 3, 2015 5:46 a.m.

Dance and fashion come together in NYC

Saturday, May 2, 2015 1:01 p.m.

Nine of Mount Pleasant Performing Arts Company’s dance members and 10 of Charleston County School of the Arts costume design students came …

DMV announces info on new license plates

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles is set to begin issuing redesigned license plates on May 1, in accordance with state law.

Rethink Folly Road: A Complete Streets Study

Saturday, May 2, 2015 11:04 a.m.

From May 7-13, a team of sustainable planning, transportation, urban design, economics, and green infrastructure experts will be working with the community to develop a plan for the future of the Folly Road corridor, from Center Street on Folly Beach to the Wappoo Cut Bridge.

Want to communicate with the sheriff’s office? There’s an app for that

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has announced the formal launch of the Berkeley County Sheriff App — a communications tool that …

Goose Creek man killed in Summerville

Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:20 a.m.

A Goose Creek man died at Trident Medical Center after being shot in Summerville on Friday evening.

Police Blotter – Gentleman’s agreement gone wrong

Saturday, May 2, 2015 6:44 a.m.

A man called police because he said he was partnering with another fellow to buy a motor for his boat. The partnership entailed use of the boat. At no time did the victim say he signed over or alleged ownership of the boat. The boat was in the partner’s possession, stored at his place of employment. However, the two men were involved in an …

Thailand-bound for Christ

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

From the Bible Belt streets of a Southern small town to the heart of Buddhist country in Southeast Asia, local resident Wendy Alexander is headed on …

Fire chiefs learn lesson in communication

Saturday, May 2, 2015 6:46 a.m.

Kim Holcombe, vice president of training and marketing at PST Inc., spoke at a recent meeting of the Charleston County Fire Chiefs Association.

Green Wave grapplers become Saints

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Green Wave record holder for most wrestling wins and two of his teammates will join the Limestone College wrestling team next school year.

Pinewood junior selected for BMW Web.com challenge

For The Journal Scene

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Michaela McAuley, a junior at Pinewood Preparatory School, was recently selected by the South Carolina Junior Golf Association to participate in the …

Hanahan townhomes damaged by fire UPDATED

Saturday, May 2, 2015 2:50 p.m.

Six apartment units at a complex in Hanahan were destroyed by fire early Saturday morning.

Stags teams advance with first round wins

Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:19 a.m.

Sometimes a good glove can spark a rally as much as a good bat.

Police: Man, 37, killed in shooting UPDATED

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:16 a.m.

A 37-year-old man died at a local hospital after a reported shooting in the area of North Cedar and West 3rd North streets in Summerville on Friday night.

Center for Women launches status report

Saturday, May 2, 2015 2:25 p.m.

It’s not just about women. When women succeed, communities as a whole succeed. The Center for Women (C4W) convened a task force of professionals including League of Women Voters, The Citadel, Southern Wesleyan, Tell Them, Lowcountry Women’s Specialists, Palmetto Youth Connections and Hope Financial Services in October 2013 to begin …

First Folio coming to Columbia in 2016

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The University of South Carolina, recently named as South Carolina’s site for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” national tour, will host the exhibition April 11-May 1, 2016.

South Carolina awarded $1,537,215 for family violence victims and support providers

Friday, May 1, 2015 9:21 a.m.

Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) formula grants totaling $1,537,215 have been awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to support South Carolina domestic violence victims and organizations.

Wrongful death suit filed in bicyclist’s death

Friday, May 1, 2015 10:20 a.m.

The widower of a woman killed while bicycling to work last fall has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

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