Brollies and bumbershoots UPDATED

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:10 a.m.

Umbrellas have been a bane of my existence since my first pink parasol. It was part of a precious spring ensemble when I was five and came with a …

HUGO: Riding out the storm

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:45 a.m.

Before Hurricane Hugo, Joe Pye didn’t think there were that many trees around his house, but after the storm hit he found 23 downed trees covering …

Youngster starts Republican Kids’ Club

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:13 p.m.

Last May, 12-year-old Mayson Merritt asked her grandmother if she could start a Republican Kids’ Club in Berkeley County.

Pinewood boys place fourth at Hilton Head meet

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:55 a.m.

The Panther Swimmers traveled to Hilton Head Sept. 13 to compete in the Hilton Head Christian Academy Invitational.

People to Watch – Jack Little of ECCO

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:39 p.m.

As executive director of East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO), Jack Little has dedicated his life to helping those in need and working to make sure …

Yes4Schools to hold first meeting

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:46 a.m.

The Yes4Schools Advisory Committee is having its first meeting of the school year Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. at Beech Hill Elementary.

Carnes, Peterson plan January wedding

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:58 a.m.

Kathryn Camille Carnes and Robert Seth Peterson of Greenville, S.C. are engaged to be married on Jan. 10, 2015 at St. Michael Lutheran Church in …

CRC moving forward with mission

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:45 a.m.

A little over two years into its mission, the Community Resource Center has accomplished much and is focused on new goals.

Fixing racial issues, why is it so hard?

Friday, September 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

In March 1991, Rodney King was beaten by four Los Angeles police officers. On April 29, 1992, a Los Angeles jury acquitted the police officers and …

HUGO: Emergency responders stand down

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:43 a.m.

As Hugo bore down on the Lowcountry, a command post was established at the main Summerville Fire Department — the present day police department was …

HUGO: Return to school

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:41 a.m.

When DD2 Superintendent Joe Pye emerged from his house the day after Hugo, he didn’t recognize his own street.

Sam Staley of Bidr: Updating auctions for a new age UPDATED

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:39 p.m.

Technology consultant and developer Sam Staley has spent a large portion of his career getting companies on the right track, but with the creation of …

HUGO: Lessons from the storm

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:44 a.m.

Frank Nigro, now a major with the Summerville Police Department, noted that all the training in the world cannot truly prepare one for the actual event. Nonetheless, many lessons were learned during Hugo that have gone a long way in improving emergency operations, not only here but around the country.

Berkeley youth starts Republican Kids’ Club

Friday, September 19, 2014 7:50 a.m.

Last May, 12-year-old Mayson Merritt asked her grandmother if she could start a Republican Kids’ Club in Berkeley County.

Red Cross launches statewide disaster preparedness campaign

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:00 p.m.

On Sept. 21, the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo's devastation inflicted on South Carolina, the American Red Cross will launch a landmark …

Annual Beach Sweep hits Shem Creek Sept. 20

Friday, September 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant will take part in the 26th annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until noon. Each year thousands of people participate in the Beach Sweep/River Sweep, South Carolina's largest one-day litter cleanup of beaches, marshes and waterways.

HUGO: Business recovery

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:40 a.m.

Barbara Dunning was living and working in Virginia when Hurricane Hugo hit.

Police Blotter – ‘Lethal cutting instrument’

Friday, September 19, 2014 4:47 a.m.

“Lethal cutting instrument” is the term police use to describe the weapon used recently in an assault.

Rotary celebrates Literacy Day

Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Isabel McCrary, a fourth-grader at James B. Edwards School of Global Leadership in Mount Pleasant, celebrates International Literacy Day with a good …

Charleston Jazz Orchestra season six swings on

Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Charleston Jazz Orchestra's annual popular staple, Latin Night, is next up in the fourth show of the ensemble's sixth season.

Fire at Nucor plant damages building UPDATED

Thursday, September 18, 2014 11:31 p.m.

A fire Thursday, Sept. 18, sent multiple fire agencies to the Nucor Steel Plant in Huger.

Police Blotter – Might have some enemies

Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:06 p.m.

A high school kid told the school resource officer that someone posted an ad on Craig’s List about him asking people to text him to talk about his truck. His said he has received several messages from people interested in talking to him and explained to all of the people that he did not post the ad.

New director of studies to open C of C piano series

Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:46 a.m.

Israeli pianist Ran Dank, who studied at the Juilliard School with Emanuel Ax and Joseph Kalichstein, assumes the role of director of piano studies at the College of Charleston Department of Music and opens the 2014-15 Season of International Piano series on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sottile Theatre, 44 George St.

Victory Baptist Homecoming set for Sept. 28

Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:54 a.m.

Victory Baptist Church will present Homecoming on Sept. 28, as church members celebrate 39 years.

sullywarstorypics UPDATED

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:56 p.m.

Bill story

Hibbett Sports coming to Moncks Corner

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:53 p.m.

Hibbett Sporting Goods Inc., an Alabama-based sporting goods company operating as Hibbett Sports, is pleased to announce that its newest Hibbett Sports store will be opening in the Moncks Corner market, employing approximately eight full and part-time team members.

Ashley Ridge vs. Stratford in B-Team and JV Football

Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:51 p.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt/Journal Scene

Louie’s Kids, Cinebarre to show acclaimed documentary

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 p.m.

In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in September, Louie's Kids and Cinebarre Mount Pleasant will team up for a one-night-only showing of the critically acclaimed documentary “Fed Up.” The evening features a distinguished panel of South Carolina health advocates who will be leading a discussion on the film and …

Metro Chamber announces Cyber-Security Conference

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Cyber threats are constantly changing, challenging businesses to avoid falling prey to attack. With the advances in technology, businesses have to do more to ensure that they are protecting their customer's information.

Stratford vs. Ashley Ridge in B-Team and JV Football

Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:49 p.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt/Gazette

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