Conservative group against flag removal targets residents UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:33 p.m.

Starting today people driving in their vehicles could hear a radio ad from a conservative group encouraging them to call their local lawmakers to vote on keeping the Confederate battle flag flying on the statehouse grounds.

The Judicial Merit Selection Commission is accepting applications for the judicial offices

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:55 a.m.

The Judicial Merit Selection Commission is accepting applications for the judicial offices

Dixie Youth AAA Tournament at Wescott Park

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 5:39 p.m.

Pictures from opening day of the South Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball AAA District 7 All-star Tournament being held this week at Wescott Park. Teams …

Hospital job prospects for RNs look promising

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:18 a.m.

A recent study of the nursing workforce in South Carolina hospitals shows that the labor market for registered nurses (R.N.s) is tightening up. Chief nursing officers in South Carolina acute-care hospitals were asked to assess the local labor market for nursing personnel in their area and to describe how their nursing workforce needs are changing. …

Eyewitness account: ‘Three fuel tanks almost hit me’

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:57 p.m.

Local charter fisherman, Capt. Joe Dennis was enjoying a leisurely Tuesday morning fishing along the Cooper River when he had to dodge a couple …

Battery closes Harrisburg series Wednesday

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:09 a.m.

It’s a long drive from Charleston to Harrisburg, PA, and in 2015 the Battery only have to make it once.

Parks Field vs. Hanahan in Dixie Youth 11-12 all-stars

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:49 a.m.

The Dixie Youth Majors (11-12) district all-star tournament is being held in Moncks Corner. (Photos by Dan Brown)

S.C. vet’s trucks help honor others

By Jarrett E. Brown

Special to the Moultrie News

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:34 a.m.

Brandon Brown, a U.S. Army veteran from Sumter, S.C., has combined his passion for woodworking and his experience in the service to craft replica …

Cane Bay vs. Johnsonville in Jr. Legion Playoffs

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:22 a.m.

The Cane Bay Venom were defeated by Johnsonville 13-10 in a Junior American Legion playoff game on Monday at CBHS. Game 2 is Tuesday in Johnsonville. …

Rocky start dooms Venom

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 4:05 p.m.

The Cane Bay Venom dug itself too deep a hole to escape from on Monday.

Goose Creek woman killed in roadway

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:23 a.m.

A Goose Creek woman was struck and killed on 17-A near Farmington Road in Summerville.

RiverDogs shut out, East Cooper preps recognized UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:15 a.m.

The Charleston RiverDogs were held scoreless for the second time in the series as they fell 1-0 to the Rome Braves in front of 4,207 fans Monday …

A simple hello led to neighborly friendship

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 8:37 a.m.

Susie Jackson was one of the last victims in the Mother Emmanuel Church shooting to be buried. But she will always be remembered as the first person …

Cane Bay vs. Johnsonville in Jr. American Legion playoffs

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:24 a.m.

The Cane Bay Venom was defeated by Johnsonville 13-10 in a Junior American Legion playoff game on Monday at CBHS. Game 2 is Tuesday in Johnsonville. …

Rotary hosts annual charity runSponsors needed

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:38 p.m.

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club (ECBR) will host its annual charity run on Sept. 26 beginning at Laurel Hill County Park. The Oktoberfest 5K Run-Walk is a Saturday run with an authentic German Band and a Bavarian Beer Garden to welcome participants to the finish line. This event supports the club’s fundraising efforts for the …

Council candidate moving house into historic district

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 7:09 a.m.

Summerville’s historic district is gaining a new house.

SC Senate approves bill to remove Confederate flag


Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:18 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the …

From civilian to officer - Landsittel sworn into MPPD

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:02 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Police Chief Ritchie swore in Officer Landsittel, Monday, July 6, 2015.

Moncks Corner and Summerville win big in All-Star action UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:02 a.m.

Moncks Corner’s 11-12 Dixie Youth All-Stars played the perfect host on Monday, July 6, winning big on the opening night of the District 7 …

10th Annual “Taste of the World” Fundraiser Set for November 5

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:50 a.m.

The Charleston Port & Seafarers’ Society (ChaPSS) will present the 10th Annual Taste of the World on Thursday, November 5, marking a …

Allen University announces the Simmons, Pinckney and Sanders Scholarship UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:20 a.m.

Allen University has created a scholarship fund to honor three alumni who lost their lives in the historic Mother Emanuel - African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) church massacre on June 17, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Fighter jet, Cessna collide UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:55 a.m.

An F-16 military jet and a Cessna 150C private airplane collided in the skies over Moncks Corner this morning, according to the Federal Aviation …

Ensley, Render plan October wedding

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:32 p.m.

Kali Elizabeth Ensley of Summerville and William Rowan Render of Myrtle Beach are engaged to be married on Oct. 3 at First Baptist Church in …

Tax increase could bring improved and expanded parks and recreation to Mount Pleasant UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:36 p.m.

Additional fire department resources were needed to keep up with growth, and Mount Pleasant Town Council approved and funded Fire Station 6 at Carolina Park. Twelve employees have now been hired to operate Station 6, which is in a temporary facility in the old Berkeley Electric Co-Op building.

Coroner: County death toll high

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Many may be unfamiliar with the fact that the county’s longest-serving elected official works with dead bodies.

Councilman Smith appointed to Council of Aging

Monday, July 6, 2015 7:42 a.m.

Mark M. Smith, co-owner of McAlister-Smith Funeral Home and town councilman for Mount Pleasant, has been commissioned to serve a two-year term as a …

Goose Creek Post 166 vs. Dalzell

Monday, July 6, 2015 8:07 a.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt

Summers Corner taking shape

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Construction is under way along a tract of land to house residential, commercial and recreational properties for the Lowcountry.

Meet the School Board District 7 candidates UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The special election to fill the empty District 7 school board seat is Tuesday, July 14.

Women’s Day Program set for July 19

Monday, July 6, 2015 10:59 a.m.

Day Dawn Baptist Church invites the public to its annual Missionary and Women’s Day Program on July 19 (third Sunday), at 10 a.m. during regularly scheduled services.

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