Food for thought on a hot summer day

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:14 a.m.

Ten questions to ponder on a hot, humid Lowcountry summer day:

Homegrown Family Day Aug. 9

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:14 a.m.

Chucktown Music Group will showcase some of the amazing local talent that the Lowcountry has to offer with Homegrown Family Day with Hootie and the …

Miller serving at-large term on BHSA board

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Behavioral Health Services Association of South Carolina has announced its Board of Directors for 2014-2015.

50 jobs announced Wednesday UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:08 a.m.

SpecChem LLC, a supplier to concrete distributor networks, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County. The more than $5.5 million …

SpecChem LLC, a supplier to concrete distributor networks, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County. The more than $5.5 million …

Myers, Hewett plan October wedding

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Heather Marie Myers of Atlanta, Ga. and Bret Hewett of Atlanta, Ga. are engaged to be married on Oct. 18 in Atlanta.

No more horsing around ...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

We live in a pastoral little hamlet, Widdle Baby and I.

Smith and Verkaik to wed

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:14 a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. James P. Verkaik of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christin Michelle Verkaik, …

New utility means $48 fee for taxpayers

The Independent

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:50 a.m.

If the October county tax bills could fit more letters, the county’s newest tax could have had a different name: “Unfunded EPA federal mandate …

Mia Quickstop denied beer and wine license

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has denied the convenience store Mia Quickstop a permit to sell beer and wine, but the owner is appealing …

Realignment keeps teams out of Sertoma Classic

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A pair of Summerville-area football teams will not begin the 2014 season in traditional fashion.

Sertoma Classic matchups set UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:56 a.m.

The Sertoma Football Classic will be held for the 44th time on Aug. 21-22 at the Citadel's Johnson Hagood Stadium.

Full rec. dept. schedules now online

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:14 a.m.

While summer may be winding down, your local recreation departments still have plenty of exciting events planned throughout the year and the Moultrie News is going to keep you informed on all the latest. Moultrienews.com, the online home for all things East Cooper, will now be featuring a full, up-to-date listing of all the major classes, special …

Magistrate orders alleged gambling machines destroyed

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division seized five machines from a local bar that it contends are illegal gambling machines.

Police Blotter – I want her out

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:46 a.m.

Police were dispatched to a home where someone called 911 and then hung up. Per policy, police have to respond, so they traced the address. When they arrived at the residence, according to the report, they were met by a man in the yard who said, “Thank you for showing up. I want her out.” His daughter then came out of the house crying, the report …

School board seeks bond for debt reduction

The Gazette

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:53 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District school board has approved a resolution seeking a $40 million general obligation bond to pay down debt and save on …

Center for Women to host ‘Be Brave’ celebration

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:13 a.m.

The Center for Women (C4W) will host their annual “Be Brave” celebration on Friday, Aug. 1. The “Be Brave Brunch” will take place at the Mount …

St. Stephen October Fest dates set

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:59 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen’s annual October Festival is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Vendors are needed.

Extension’s anti-pollution program honored

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:07 a.m.

The Clemson University Extension Service’s pollution prevention and watershed protection program has received a national award. The Universities Council on Water Resources honored the Carolina Clear program with council’s 2014 Education and Public Service Award.

School news

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:42 a.m.

The following Virginia Military Institute cadet is among the 317 cadets who graduated May 16. William C. Hyman Jr. of Charleston, South Carolina, received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a philosophy minor. Cadet Hyman graduated with distinction. Cadet Hyman’s parent is Ms. Sarah E. Kenan.

Friends of Santa celebrate Christmas in July

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Friends of Santa is a special group of friends in the East Cooper area that enjoy coordinating efforts for supporting others during hard times. They …

John William Ledbetter, Jr.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:36 p.m.

John William Ledbetter, Jr.

Sheela Bhattacharyya, MD UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:27 a.m.

Dr. Sheela Bhattacharyya enjoys the long-term role a primary care physician plays in keeping patients healthy. “I like the idea of getting to …

Taking extra precaution so children aren't left in hot cars UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:24 a.m.

The June death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris in metro Atlanta brought national attention to the grim dangers of leaving a child in a heated vehicle. …

Lights out! Man accused of using BB gun to make his point

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:01 p.m.

A Ridgeville man who called law enforcement to report people disturbing his sleep in his home wound up spending the rest of the night in jail.

Splash Day fun in the sun July 30

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:11 p.m.

Beat the heat as Memorial Waterfront Park turns into a water park during the fifth annual Town of Mount Pleasant Splash Days. Giant waterslides and children’s laughter will fill the lawn for the second of three events on July 30 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Recreation Department events

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:28 p.m.

Programs

PEBA names executive director

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:14 p.m.

The Board of Directors of the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA) today announced its selection of the agency’s new executive director. After a national search that included consideration of more than 85 individuals, the Board voted unanimously to offer the position to Peggy G. Boykin, who has accepted the appointment. She will …

New season dawning

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Sunrise on Friday morning signals the beginning of a new high school football season.

Police Blotter – ATM card not get-out-of-jail-free card

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:53 p.m.

Police were called to investigate a possible drunk driver one evening. When an officer arrived in the area, he noticed the vehicle in question drifting in and out of the lane.

Foster, Powell to wed in August

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:15 p.m.

Jim and Eva Foster of Lake Quivira, Kan. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Hartmann Foster to Captain David Thomas …

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Wednesday, July 23, 12:13 p.m.

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