Overcrowding creates crisis at Charleston Animal Society

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:51 a.m.

Charleston Animal Society is making an urgent plea to the community and other rescue groups to please make room for one more. “In the past two weeks, …

CARTA offers $3 airport-to-downtown route

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:54 p.m.

A cab ride from Charleston International Airport to downtown Charleston starts at about $30. Booking a trip on the ride-sharing app Uber will run you about the same.

ECMC hosts free maternity event Aug. 23

Friday, August 22, 2014 9:00 a.m.

East Cooper Medical Center (ECMC) will host a free maternity event on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Whether you are trying to conceive, getting ready to deliver your first child or are an experienced mom expecting your fourth child, this event has something to offer. The event is free, kid-friendly and will take place at the hospital. …

This week in print – A new decade begins

Friday, August 22, 2014 1:30 p.m.

As is the job of the newspaper, the Moultrie News covered many notable moments in the history of East Cooper. From town officials, to educators and …

State’s year-end numbers reflect slower revenue growth

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:46 p.m.

State Comptroller Richard Eckstrom announced the state’s annual results following his closing of the statewide books for the fiscal year which ended June 30. The state continues to manage the threat of economic volatility and related potential budget shortfalls by increasing the General Reserve or “Rainy Day” Fund to $293 million and the Capital …

QDMA hosts another successful party

Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is a nonprofit wildlife conservation organization dedicated to ensuring the future of white-tailed …

Hess celebrates 50th anniversary of Holiday Toy Truck

Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:39 p.m.

Hess Corporation announced plans to celebrate the much anticipated 50th anniversary of the Hess Toy Truck during the upcoming holiday season.

Charleston native Chief Warrant Officer James Kay is currently serving aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)

Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Chief Warrant Officer 4 James Kay, an electromagnet aircraft launch system and advanced arrest gear officer from Charleston, S.C. and graduate of R.B. …

Bridge Run design unveiled UPDATED

Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:25 a.m.

Julian Smith, Executive Director of The Cooper River Bridge Run (CRBR) is pleased to announce that Charleston resident Shea Tighe is the winner of …

Veterans Group celebrates 4th anniversary

Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Low Country Veterans Group (LCVG) celebrated their fourth anniversary since their inception on Aug. 11, 2010. The group is the brainchild of Sgt. …

New, improved IOP dissipation system survives summer debut UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:05 a.m.

After withstanding its first summer on Isle of Palms, creators of the wave dissipation system say the wall is working according to plan.

MIX 96 welcomes back Two Girls and a Guy

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:10 a.m.

Charleston’s largest local broadcasting company, Apex Broadcasting, announces the return of the popular “2 Girls & A Guy” Morning Show featuring Tanya Brown, Brooke Ryan and Mike “The Guy” to Charleston airwaves beginning Monday, Sept. 15 on their Hot Adult Contemporary format Mix 96, WMXZ.

We’re watching you – it’s your chance to shine

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:58 a.m.

Got your eye on someone in the local business community? Let us know who and why.

Fort Sumter Trust helps preserve history

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Some of the most rare war-time relics sit right here in the Lowcountry at Fort Moultrie and Fort Sumter. They’ve weathered many storms, from the …

21st century learning to be found at Sullivan's Island Elementary School

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00 p.m.

School started Monday, and while last week the construction crews were dashing around putting the finishing touches on the new Sullivan's Island …

New book celebrates romance, Lowcountry cooking

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:59 a.m.

South Carolina native, Kim Boykin recently released her new novel “Palmetto Moon.” The story takes place in Charleston and features …

Former teacher seeks District 2 seat

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:47 a.m.

Rindy Ryan, a former elementary school teacher and mother of three children enrolled in Berkeley County public schools, announced she is seeking the Berkeley County School Board District 2 seat. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Illinois and a Master of Arts in Elementary Education from Washington …

MUSC, UNC-CH testing diabetes outreach facilitated by iPad technology

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:54 a.m.

Researchers aim to reduce hospital readmission for patients in rural Bamberg County

Dine out at Sweet CeCe’s to help end childhood hunger

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:56 p.m.

In America, 1 in 5 children struggle with hunger. This September, Sweet CeCe's is joining thousands of restaurants nationwide to support Share Our …

Keeping the spirit alive – Lowcountry businessmen saved our ship

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:00 p.m.

The spirits of Lowcountry residents were uplifted last month when it was announced that South Carolina's very own tall ship would remain in native …

This week in the Civil War

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:22 p.m.

This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, Aug. 24: South Carolina fighting, violence in Kansas.

Stark warning could save lives of dogs and children

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:55 a.m.

On the heels of the recent incident at the East Cooper Medical Center in Mount Pleasant in which nine dogs died after being left unattended in a hot …

Feds find strong opinions about drilling off SC

Monday, August 18, 2014 8:59 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolinians are sharing strong and sharply different opinions with the federal government about the prospect of oil derricks going up off the state’s coast.

Fun facts about C of C class of 2018

Monday, August 18, 2014 12:42 p.m.

The College of Charleston welcomes the class of 2018 and you might even recognize some of them.

SEWE 2015 featured artist selected

Monday, August 18, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition is proud to announce that Grant Hacking has been selected as Featured Artist for the 2015 event.

SC Ports again seek cruise terminal permit

Monday, August 18, 2014 9:05 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Nearly a year after a judge tossed out a permit for a $35 million cruise terminal in Charleston, the South Carolina Ports Authority is once again seeking federal permission for the project.

SC gets $2 million to help homeless veterans

Monday, August 18, 2014 11:12 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Administration is awarding $2 million to seven counties in the South Carolina Lowcountry to assist homeless veterans.

Santee Cooper extends invasive plant aerial treatment

Monday, August 18, 2014 9:55 a.m.

Santee Cooper will continue to conduct helicopter treatments using Environmental Protection Agency-approved aquatic herbicides in lakes Marion and Moultrie through Aug. 22, targeting the invasive aquatic plant, the crested floating heart. The original end date of Aug. 15 was extended due to poor weather conditions.

Feds probe cause of plane crash that killed 2

Monday, August 18, 2014 11:12 a.m.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of a small plane crash that killed two men in Mount Pleasant.

$400,000 to the Carolinas to gauge offshore sand

Monday, August 18, 2014 11:56 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the Carolinas are getting $400,000 to evaluate offshore sand deposits that could be used to routinely rebuild beaches or help the coast recover if another severe storm hits.

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