Obituaries

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:16 a.m.

Terrian Polhamus Johnson of Beaver Dam, SC, a former LPN for Trident Regional Medical Center, died Saturday morning, Nov. 15, 2014 in a North Charleston hospital. He was 54.

Fanfare for the Common Man: Songs I hate

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:15 a.m.

There are songs out there that I really hate.

The deception of Obamacare

By Richard Eckstrom

State Comptroller

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 8:03 a.m.

For those of us opposed to the concept of nationalized health care, learning the shameful way that Obamacare was forced on us was like pouring salt …

Summerville DREAM sponsors Christmas giving program for Pinelands group home

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville DREAM is sponsoring Pinelands Group Homes for the Christmas season. Pinelands is a residential home for girls and boys ages 11-21 in three separate therapeutic milieus. Many children living in the facility are in such a situation that they may not receive Christmas presents from family or friends, so Summerville DREAM has set up a …

Green Wave boys have young squad

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

There are a lot of new faces on the Green Wave boys’ basketball team this year.

I am thankful for ...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:16 a.m.

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and I hope you have much to be grateful for. (Tip: If you have loved ones, shelter and food, you have much to be grateful for.)

Day of Caring comes to East Cooper

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:21 a.m.

Trident United Way’s Day of Caring was held Friday Nov. 14. Hundreds of projects throughout the three-county area were undertaken by thousands of …

State awards ‘excellent’ rating for school district

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:29 a.m.

Berkeley County Schools have scored “excellent” on the State Report Card for the first time.

From the mayor’s desk: Giving thanks

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Thanksgiving is upon us and it is one of my favorite holidays. There’s plenty to eat, plenty of football to watch and time to spend with family and …

Friendship UMC welcomes Bridges

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:30 a.m.

Last Sunday Friendship United Methodist members and friends welcomed the Rev. Greta Bridges as interim pastor.

Shop local this Small Business Saturday UPDATED

By BEN HOMEYER

NFIB State Director

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Gallup did a survey this summer. It asked people how much confidence they had in various institutions.

MTV star, native of Berkeley County, gives back

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:25 a.m.

The late, great Beatle, George Harrison, wrote a song during the last years of his life that included the lyric, “If you don’t know where you’re …

First same-sex couples in Dorchester County receive marriage licenses

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 5:01 a.m.

At about 11:30 a.m. Friday, Deborah Lovings and Marcella Fletcher arrived at the Dorchester County Probate Court office to pick up a document they …

Crime beat

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Another reminder regarding any phone calls from the IRS: It’s a scam.

Police report shooting death UPDATED

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 8:48 a.m.

Summerville Police report that one person was killed in a shooting around 2:20 a.m. today. According to spokesman Capt. Jon Rogers, police responded …

Police Blotter – Turn down for what?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:30 a.m.

Police stopped by a house to tell a man to turn down his music, that’s what for.

Thank you, Alcoa!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:16 a.m.

Dear Editor:

DAR recognizes veterans

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:20 p.m.

Provided

Behind the Apple – Jenny Cooper UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:07 p.m.

Jenny Cooper’s parents say they always knew she was going to be a teacher because she has always loved kids.

Public invited to tree-lighting

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:02 p.m.

The Flowertown Garden Club annual tree lighting will be held at Town Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m. Join us as we begin the Christmas season and as Mayor Bill Collins turns the Christmas lights on in Hutchinson Square. The Summerville High School Brass Ensemble, under the direction of Leslie Gilreath and Dr. Justin Clark, will be part of the …

Goose Creek tattoo artist reflects on TV experience

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:04 p.m.

Goose Creek resident Emily Elegado was so confident she could win in the show “Ink Master” that she believed the title would have to be changed to …

What’s in a name? Mystery Plant makes impression

USC Herbarium

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:49 a.m.

Argh! Dealing with common names of plants makes me sound like a pirate.

Community Calendar

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:53 p.m.

The Moultrie News receives an abundance of requests to publish upcoming community events, and so that we could accommodate them all fairly, we’re utilizing a free online calendar where users can submit their item, manage their events and even promote them for just a small fee.

Coastal edges Palmetto Christian UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:33 p.m.

Palmetto Christian boys basketball opened the 2014-15 season with a 41-40 home loss to Coastal Christian Prep Friday in Mount Pleasant.

On Vacation – California

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 8:17 p.m.

Oakbrook Elementary faces lawsuit over church food pantry

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:26 a.m.

Oakbrook Elementary students are trying to help out a local church, but a potential lawsuit aims to stop the fundraising efforts.

Early childhood business leadership cohort celebrated

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:46 a.m.

Berkeley and Dorchester County First Steps local legislators and community leaders came together Saturday, Nov. 22, at Cypress Gardens to celebrate …

On Vacation – Paris

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 8:17 p.m.

East Cooper Outboard supports wildlife education

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:56 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 17, the East Cooper Outboard Beneficent Group Inc. presented a check to Charleston Southern University (CSU) for two $1,000 wildlife …

Wine Under the Oaks and good times for all UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 8:18 p.m.

Wine Under the Oaks at Boone Hall Plantation has grown to become one of the premier holiday special events in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

On Vacation

On Vacation – Paris

Tuesday, November 25, 8:17 p.m.

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