Public asked to submit dead birds to DHEC for West Nile testing

Saturday, July 2, 12:01 a.m.

In an effort to stop the spread of West Nile, the public is being asked to safely retrieve “freshly dead” birds, and transport them to the closest local health department office.

DHEC seeks public’s help to track mosquito-borne diseases

Friday, July 1, 12:01 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking the public’s help in tracking the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.

A bang for bucks

Friday, July 1, 12:01 p.m.

Brightly colored containers have appeared along the roadsides throughout Berkeley and Dorchester counties as entrepreneurs are setting up shop for the Independence Day holiday.

Goose Creek municipal judge resigns

Friday, July 1, 1:42 p.m.

A longtime Goose Creek municipal judge has submitted her resignation effective July 1.

Turner center of attention

Trace Turner is accomplishing something rare this football season but you probably have no idea who he is.

Jarrett new Stratford softball coach

Ashton Jarrett was fortunate enough to strike a pose with a shiny state championship trophy as a high school softball standout at Hanahan almost a decade ago.

CSU announces home kickoff times for 2016 season

Charleston Southern will kick off four of its six home football games before noon and will host a pair of afternoon contests to close out October during the 2016 season. The Buccaneers will begin...

Registration opens for Red Ribbon 5K at Wannamaker Park

Lowcountry AIDS Services (LAS) and the Roper St. Francis Ryan White Wellness Center (RWWC) are teaming up to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS in the Charleston community. The two organizations are...

Education briefs: Citadel, Ashland, Youngstown, Springfield, Harding

The following Berkeley County students have made the Dean’s List at The Citadel. Dean’s List recognition is given to cadets and students registered for 12 or more semester hours and...

Education briefs: Brannon, Lamprecht, Rines, Widenhouse, Welch, Thrower

Chelsea Brannon of Hanahan graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences.

University of SC approves largest tuition hike in 5 years

The University of South Carolina has passed its biggest tuition hike in five years.

Boulder Bluff meeting

Residents of Boulder Bluff and the surrounding area are invited to attend a community meeting on the future of the 48-acre public park across the street from Boulder Bluff Elementary School.

Military news update

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin-Eugene G. Burkett graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

A bang for bucks

Brightly colored containers have appeared along the roadsides throughout Berkeley and Dorchester counties as entrepreneurs are setting up shop for the Independence Day holiday.

Help animals beat the heat this summer

Cody knows how to keep his cool. The 15-year-old pinto horse drinks plenty of water – possibly up to 24 gallons in one day – and hangs out in the shade of a pine tree as the day heats...

Summer season is peak time for grilling fires

With summer in full swing, home chefs everywhere are reaching for their outdoor grills.

SMITH: Around our house it was Boiled peanuts, Fritos and quivering liver

Today’s column is about things my family says. We’ve always had a lot to say, and boy, do we share. (Except for my father, who spoke as if each word cost him five dollars.)

Taking a stroke at golf -- and childhood cancer

Normally when I go to hit a golf ball it flies off into the woods and disrupts an unfortunate family of birds. Sometimes, the ball goes swimming with the alligator in the nearby water hazard or...

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