New council to be sworn in

Monday, January 4, 2016 12:22 p.m.

Next week is a new beginning for Summerville Town Council.

Dorchester County Water and Sewer double bills some

Monday, January 4, 2016 2:57 p.m.

Dorchester County Water and Sewer says it collected December bills twice from some customers.

Summerville exploring green infrastructure

Monday, January 4, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Summerville is planning for green infrastructure.

Family then basketball for Davis UPDATED

Monday, January 4, 2016 4:11 p.m.

Calvin Davis’ dedication is divided.

Cold weather watch and advisory in effect for Berkeley County

Monday, January 4, 2016 10:20 p.m.

Temperatures in Berkeley County and surrounding areas in southeastern South Carolina will drop drastically and the National Weather Service has issued hazardous weather outlook as well as a lake wind advisory for Lake Moultrie.

Home Team BBQ music schedule

Monday, January 4, 2016 11:23 a.m.

Here is the January music calendar for Home Team BBQ Sullivan’s Island and West Ashley. Thanks for your support and please let us know if you have questions or interest in interviews or more details.

UPDATE: Cold shelter to open tonight UPDATED

Monday, January 4, 2016 11:38 a.m.

CARTA will provide free rides to a pair of warming shelters in North Charleston. Please see below for details:

BCSO seeking leads after burglary suspect shoots at homeowner

Monday, January 4, 2016 4:08 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance for information about a burglary in Cane Bay this afternoon.

Councilman Josh Whitley to host Clements Ferry Road Town Hall

Monday, January 4, 2016 11:44 a.m.

Supervisor Peagler, Mayor Tecklenburg and Chairman Rozier among Speakers

East Cooper Land Trust releases inventory of open space east of the Cooper

Monday, January 4, 2016 2:29 p.m.

The East Cooper Land Trust (ECLT) released the 2015 Mount Pleasant Open Space Inventory last week. The report was carried out in conjunction with the Speedwell Foundation in order to get an inventory of what open space and natural areas there currently are in Mount Pleasant. This is a critical time in the community when many people are concerned …

U.S. Marshals shoot, kill Summerville man wanted for Berkeley Co. homicide

Monday, January 4, 2016 11:08 a.m.

Lonnie Haskell Powers Jr. of Summerville was shot and killed Saturday afternoon by U.S. Marshals after a standoff in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Blaze destroys Summerville home

Monday, January 4, 2016 10:06 a.m.

A Summerville family of eight, including one adult and seven children, are without a home after a fire ripped through their Violet Drive residence …

AMA earns 24 total medals at Florida event

Monday, January 4, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Academy of Martial Arts (AMA) Taekwon-Do dojang took nine students to Jacksonville for the Titus Taekwon-Do Institute Tournament last month.

One injured in club shooting

Monday, January 4, 2016 7:06 p.m.

One person sustained a head injury and was taken to the hospital after a shooting at a North Charleston club Sunday morning in Dorchester County, …

Registration opens for Bike MS 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016 11:15 a.m.

General registration opens on Monday, January 4, 2016 for all three of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Bike MS events here in the Carolinas. Last year, more than 3,300 people rode in a Bike MS event, raising more than $3 million right here in our backyard. In 2016, it is our goal to have more than 4,000 riders and more than $3.3 million …

Timberland & Berkeley UPDATED

Monday, January 4, 2016 1:25 a.m.

Lowcountry Civil War and Artifact Show portrays history as it really was

Monday, January 4, 2016 11:32 a.m.

For 23 consecutive years, the Lowcountry Civil War Show has taken place in the Charleston and Mount Pleasant area of South Carolina. On Jan. 16-17 the show will return to Mount Pleasant, this time in conjunction with American Digger® magazine, a publication devoted to all eras of history. While the Civil War will be well represented via …

Shem Creek Phase III - better pedestrian access across the creek needed UPDATED

Monday, January 4, 2016 1:00 p.m.

It will be 15 years before a new Shem Creek Bridge is built. The bridge is owned by the South Carolina Department of Transportation, so Mount Pleasant officials don’t want to put any money towards it. But in the meantime, officials would like to see improved pedestrian access from the east side to the west side of the creek via the bridge. …

Thousands take the Polar Bear Plunge UPDATED

Monday, January 4, 2016 11:19 a.m.

An estimated more than 4000 people took the plunge in Dunleav'ys 21st annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year's Day. Photos by Jake Lucas.

Region 7-AAAA mat battles begin

Monday, January 4, 2016 9:32 p.m.

A month-long battle royal for the Region 7-AAAA wrestling crown begins this week.

BCSO seeking leads after burglary suspect shoots at homeowner UPDATED

Monday, January 4, 2016 4:12 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance for information about a burglary in Cane Bay this afternoon.

Wando standouts receive USA Today honors

Monday, January 4, 2016 4:43 p.m.

Two Wando football standouts have been named to the 2015 USA Today All-USA South Carolina football team.

Horticulture Hotline - 2015 testimonials

Sunday, January 3, 2016 5:43 a.m.

“I started using the Possum’s recipe for my lawn three years ago, and I have never had a better lawn in the 35 years that I have been trying to grow the perfect lawn. Possum’s is awesome. I have the best lawn in the neighborhood.” - Greg Lienert.

Wild Dunes 10th Anniversary Author Event

Sunday, January 3, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Wild Dunes 10th Anniversary Author Event will be held Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at Wild Dunes Resort from 4 to 6 p.m.

Sheriff’s Office gets new traffic tool to target speeders

Sunday, January 3, 2016 11:38 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has a new tool to combat reckless speeders. During the Dec. 14 Berkeley County Council meeting, council …

Goose Creek girls 3-1 in Tennessee UPDATED

Sunday, January 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Over the holiday break, Goose Creek High School’s girls basketball team rolled into Greeneville, Tenn. looking for some competition.

A look back at some of the 2015 athletic highlights

Sunday, January 3, 2016 9:01 a.m.

While the area certainly had its share of high school teams advancing to state championship events, 2015 saw other significant athletic achievements. …

Postal Service Previews 2016 Stamps

Sunday, January 3, 2016 11:53 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service is providing a preview of its 2016 stamp program that is sure to attract the interest of fans of Sarah Vaughan, …

Trident Health supports grants for women with Postpartum Mental Health Disorders

Saturday, January 2, 2016 6:41 a.m.

Trident Health has committed to supporting Charleston area mothers struggling with postpartum mental health issues, including postpartum depression, …

Photographing your art - a workshop for artists

Saturday, January 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Sculptors, painters, and mixed media artists need photographers as partners. As is widely known, artists find it necessary to routinely photograph …

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