Cobras ousted from playoffs UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:56 p.m.

NORTH AUGUSTA — For North Augusta’s Trib Reece, Friday night was quite familiar. The senior quarterback hadn’t put up as gaudy of numbers this season as he had in the past two. But in his team’s 31-28 win over Cane Bay to open the Class AAAA, Division II playoffs, the passing game was clicking for Reece and the Yellow Jackets (10-2).

Getting back on the market after losing a spouse

Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:48 a.m.

Dear Liz,

Letters to the editor

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:16 p.m.

Dear Editor:

Clemson Extension offers food protection course

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:15 p.m.

Clemson Extension Service will be conducting the Servsafe Food Protection Managers Certification Course on Dec. 2.

Support the Lowcountry Food Bank and save on admission to the Holiday Festival of Lights

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Discount offered Monday through Thursday with donation

Past now present – Vietnam Experience at Patriots Point

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The past is never far behind. Almost 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War, the stories of those who experienced the conflict firsthand serve as …

Local man elected Fleet Reserve president

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:13 p.m.

The National Convention of the Fleet Reserve Association was held in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Oct. 15-19. During this convention, Larry Cox, past …

Local company donates Christmas trees to families in need

Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:13 p.m.

Decorating a Christmas tree is an anticipated festivity to be shared over hot cocoa and twinkling lights. But for some, the expenses of the holiday …

Aspiring gymnasts reach for the top

Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:17 p.m.

USA Gymnastics (USAG) is always on the lookout for the nation’s up-and-coming gymnasts. Flip! Gym, the newest fully equipped gymnastics and cheer gym …

YMCA Oyster Shindig at Pine Forest Country Club UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:06 p.m.

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Postal carrier robbed at gunpoint; reward offered for information UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:27 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force, is investigating the armed robbery of a postal letter carrier.

S.C. begins issuing gay marriage licenses UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:37 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A judge issued the first gay marriage licenses in South Carolina on Wednesday, even as the state attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block the unions.

Big speller

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:11 p.m.

The Spann Spelling Bee, won by Devin Cohen, was held Nov. 13 in the Spann cafe. Linda Karges-Bone from Charleston Southern University was the …

Laing students get hands-on medical experience

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:04 a.m.

Students in “Medical Detectives” class at Laing Middle School got “A Glimpse In Medicine” at MUSC last month as part of their …

Reward offered for info on postal carrier robbery

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:30 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force, is investigating the armed robbery of a postal letter carrier.

Lucasville comes to Shem Creek

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:01 p.m.

Accompanying this article is a close-up from an 1863 map showing Shem Creek and the original village of Mount Pleasant. At the top is the name “Lucas. …

DuBose volleyball takes first

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 8:51 p.m.


Police Blotter - Speeders beware

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:28 a.m.

Neighbors in a local subdivision are fed up with speeders and have taken to snapping photos of offenders and calling police. One such incident involved a resident who was allegedly speeding and who actually lived in the neighborhood. A resident witnessed what she thought was speeding and took pictures. Police arrived, heard her side of the story …

Charleston Cooks announces new leadership

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:05 p.m.

November 19, 2014 – As Charleston Cooks! approaches its ten year anniversary on East Bay Street, the retail store and culinary school continue to offer innovative products and exciting cooking classes. Owner Dick Elliott selected Kim Rada to be Director of Charleston Cooks! and its three locations in Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville.

ECCO provides Thanksgiving meals to low-income families

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:33 a.m.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) will provide full Thanksgiving meals to families in poverty during the holiday season. ECCO clients comprise the working poor, the elderly and disabled, families in generational poverty and those experiencing situational poverty.

Mellow Mushroom aims to win Movember

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:13 a.m.

This November, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers will host a series of events to raise funds and awareness for the world-famous Movember Foundation — the leading global organization devoted to changing the face of men's health by bringing attention to prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.

Behind the Apple -- Valerie White

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6:30 a.m.

Valerie White loved her middle school and high school experience – enough to want teenagers to have that same love for education and being at school …

TV’s ‘Finding Bigfoot’ coming to South Carolina

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:09 a.m.

Animal Planet wants to know, is Berkeley County “squatchy?”

Questions regarding a change in marriage law UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:04 a.m.

Judge Richard Gergel's stay on his on ruling enabling same-sex marriage in our state expires tomorrow. That means this could be a landmark week in South Carolina both legally and culturally.

Pitt Street Pharmacy celebrates 77 years in Old Village

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:06 a.m.

Pitt Street Pharmacy continues the tradition of excellence in compounded medications, customer service and soda fountain food and drink since 1937.

Flowertown Players presents Sound of Music

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Grab your guitar and Lederhosen! The Sound of Music is coming to the Flowertown Players in Summerville.

O’Neil enters race for mayor

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:33 a.m.

Longtime Sullivan's Island Councilman Patrick M. O'Neil has entered the race in the island's special mayoral election to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 6, …

Benefit for Anne Marie Melfi at The Woodlands

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:22 p.m.

Photos by Keri Whitaker

Recreation department cheerleaders recognized UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:00 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department hosted a cheerleading exhibition last week to honor the recreation department cheerleading squads.

Crime Beat

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Harleyville man reported he was cutting a firebreak around property he and his father own on Main Street in Harleyville. The man said an adjacent neighbor came out of his house, approached the complainant, accused him of trespassing, and threatened to beat him up.

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