Staying one step ahead of weeds

Sunday, December 21, 2014 9:59 a.m.

Do you want to control dollarweed and other weeds this winter? Dollarweed seems to be a hot topic recently.

Berkeley Middle School students inspire youth

Sunday, December 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Middle School’s Gateway to Technology class visited Berkeley Elementary, Whitesville Elementary, and Berkeley Intermediate School on Dec. 11. …

Ashley Ridge wins $20k in Samsung technology products

Sunday, December 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Ashley Ridge High is about to be $20,000 richer in technology products.

Red Cross asks to make blood donation a New Year’s resolution

Sunday, December 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in …

Police Blotter - Just one beer

Sunday, December 21, 2014 5:56 a.m.

Police were called to a vehicle collision and suspected that the driver at fault may have been drinking, according to a report. When questioned, the suspect admitted to having one beer, but officers could smell a strong scent of alcohol, and the man had sluggish speech and trouble reading his paperwork. Then, when he was asked to get out of the …

Cavs give Guerry first win in 67-65 OT thriller

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:22 a.m.

Six games and 32 minutes wasn’t enough for St. John’s Christian Academy Coach Steve Guerry to notch that first win with the Cavaliers.

Lawsuit filed to stop boutique hotel

Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:02 a.m.

A group of Summerville residents has filed suit in Charleston County to stop The Dorchester, the boutique hotel planned for the corner of Richardson …

Lowcountry woman honored for gift of life

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:02 p.m.

A Mount Pleasant woman, Caroline Walters, will be honored for giving the “gift of life” to four organ recipients and the gift of sight to another. …

Goose Creek teachers earn national accreditation

Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:46 a.m.

Four Berkeley County teachers have joined the ranks of National Board Certified Teachers.

SCHP graduates 40 new troopers

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced the graduation of 40 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Class 95 on Thursday, Dec. 18.

Police Blotter – Trying

Saturday, December 20, 2014 6:45 a.m.

Two citizens called police to report a possible drunk driver one evening. It was in reference to a truck allegedly swerving all over the road.

Holiday recital to benefit memorial scholarship

Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Three Charleston Symphony Orchestra League (CSOL) college scholarship recipients will present a recital at 5 p.m. on Dec. 22 at Circular Congregational Church entitled “Home for the Holidays” as a benefit for the David and Karen Stahl Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in honor of the former director of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) …

Keeper of the Wild in search of donated land

Saturday, December 20, 2014 7:53 a.m.

Keeper of the Wild is an organization for orphaned, injured and misplaced wildlife. For 14 years, founder Janet Kinser and her army of volunteers …

SCHP graduates 40 new troopers

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced the graduation of 40 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Class 95 on Thursday, Dec. 18.

Wando vocalists wow MPBA

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:18 p.m.

Pine Forest Ladies Tennis Association donates $32.5k to MUSC

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

For the 10th year, The Pine Forest Ladies Tennis Association took another “Hard Swing at Breast Cancer” by donating $32,500 in net proceeds from this …

Five-time champion

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina United Mt. Pleasant 96 Girls Elite Soccer team claimed its fifth state championship with a dramatic overtime win last week. …

Oakbrook Rotary salutes past presidents

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Oakbrook Rotary President Judy Watts was saluted on Monday, Dec. 15 as the club members presented the annual wall plaque listing all of the club …

Cobras have no bite, chomped by Stags 61-23 UPDATED

Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:37 a.m.

Berkeley Stags basketball coach Joe Wallace was interested to see how his team responded following its first loss of the season on Dec. 16 to Goose …

One arrested, one sought in double-shooting

Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:53 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office has arrested one man and is searching for another in connection with the double slaying on Brailsford …

School district OKs cell-phones-in-schools policy

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District has passed a couple of policies that pave the way for students to bring their own electronic devices to school.

SC Bar Foundation announces new Ambassadors

Friday, December 19, 2014 11:10 a.m.

The South Carolina Bar Foundation welcomes Charleston attorneys Elizabeth F. Fulton, Robert B. Hawk and Thomas J. Rode as Foundation Ambassadors. In these leadership positions, Fulton, Hawk and Rode will work with other Ambassadors from around the state to promote the Bar Foundation’s mission and programs and to help raise additional resources to …

Taming the climate debate

Friday, December 19, 2014 9:34 a.m.

The climate controversy is one of the world’s most important discussions. At stake are billions of dollars, countless jobs, and, if U.N. climate negotiators are right, the fate of the global environment itself. We need leaders in science, engineering, economics and public policy to contribute to the debate without fear of retribution.

Ashley Ridge girls roll past Stratford

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Lady Swamp Foxes shut down Stratford for nearly an entire half Tuesday and then cruised to a 53-17 victory.

Crime beat

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville woman told police she had been corresponding online with a stranger through a nanny website about providing nanny service. She was told she would receive a check for $2,700 and should send a payment of $1,000 to a person in Rhode Island and a payment of $1,450 to a person in Texas, leaving $250 for herself. She did as instructed, …

Choir director gets closer to Grammy Award UPDATED

Friday, December 19, 2014 9:37 a.m.

Cane Bay Director of Choirs William Bennett has become one of 10 finalists for the 2015 Grammy Music Educator Award.

Rec complex games delayed until fall of 2015

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:49 a.m.

With the Moncks Corner Regional Recreation Complex now more than two years behind its original first pitch completion date of spring 2012, it looks …

‘Bring Your Own Device’ approved for schools

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:42 a.m.

Berkeley County School District has passed a couple of policies that pave the way for students to bring their own electronic devices to school.

CCSD to launch national search for superintendant

Friday, December 19, 2014 9:17 a.m.

The Charleston County School District has faced a number of significant and well documented circumstances in recent weeks. The Board met today to ensure that every member - including the three recently elected representatives - were fully apprised of all relevant legal issues as we move into the heart of the holiday season and begin a new calendar …

Race with Rudolph and skydive with Santa in the countdown to Dec. 24

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:10 a.m.

December may mean snow days in Denver, Colorado or beach days in Sydney, Australia, but in Santa’s Village, it means the countdown to Santa’s big night. Starting today, the elves are back on the clock in the North Pole. And throughout the month of December, you can join the elves as they unlock a new project or game each day in preparation for …

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