DD2 explains M.B. Kahn firing

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:48 a.m.

An April 21 meeting between Dorchester District Two board members and the Oversight Committee of the school improvement building program cleared the air about the board’s recent decision to terminate M.B. Kahn.

Wando soccer tops Chapin at home UPDATED

Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:47 a.m.

Wando soccer knocked off Chapin, 3-1, Wednesday at Wando Stadium in Mount Pleasant.

Community events

Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:20 p.m.

WHO: Camp Happy Days presents the 5th Annual Charleston Bed Race

Jackson Proctor wins SCYWA state title - again

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:02 a.m.

The future of Berkeley Stags wrestling continues to sparkle as another South Carolina Youth Wrestling Champion was recently crowned.

Gators finish region in second place UPDATED

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:04 a.m.

The Goose Creek Gators baseball team staked a claim to second place in the region with an extra innings victory over Wando in Mount Pleasant on …

Granddaddy grey beard may be ‘prettiest tree in Goose Creek’ UPDATED

Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:18 p.m.

It has been called “the prettiest tree in Goose Creek.”

‘Jail Break’ arts festival Saturday

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:26 a.m.

Entropy Arts and Ear for Music present “Jail Break: Optical Delusions” on Saturday, April 26. This local arts festival, in its seventh installment, will transform downtown Charleston’s Old City Jail into a funhouse with multiple exhibits and installments of optical illusions as interpreted by local artists and performers. This maze of mind-bending …

MPPD free summer programs

Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:24 p.m.

Hey kids, would you like to bowl with a police officer this summer? Would you like to learn important safety tips at one of our summer camps? The Mount Pleasant Police Department is kicking off two new summer programs to foster and promote positive relationships with the youth of the community and you are invited.

DayLily Club meets April 27

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:43 a.m.

The LowCountry DayLily Club will hold its April 27 meeting at the Berkeley Electric Co-Operative, located at 551 Rembert Dennis Blvd. in Moncks Corner at 2:30 p.m.

Home gyms continue to evolve

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:06 a.m.

Gone are the days of the bulky workout machines filling entire spare rooms in homes.

Hanahan vs. Berkeley in Region 8-AAA Girls Soccer UPDATED

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:06 p.m.

Berkeley traveled to Hanahan for a girls soccer match on Thursday, April 24. (Photos Rob Gantt)

4H youth gardening contest announced

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:43 a.m.

The South Carolina 4H Youth Development Programs have a new short-term project for area youth interested in gardening.

Run with the Wild Things at Caw Caw UPDATED

Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:34 p.m.

Where do wild things run? At Caw Caw Interpretive Center. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) hosts its third annual Where the Wild Things Run 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, April 26.

That Wednesday...

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:58 a.m.

Spring had come early to my small southern town. When I woke up I could smell the many flowers that had burst forth in the warm weather right outside my open window. I jumped out of bed and went to the closet for my lucky Wednesday dress. And let’s face it I needed all the luck I could find. It wasn’t there and off I went flopping down the hall in …

Restyling your home for spring on a budget

By Krystine Edwards

Special to the Moultrie News

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:06 a.m.

With winter still lingering, it's hard to think about spring. But don't fret, as spring is near. To me, this means it is time for brighter colors, …

City’s ‘Beach and BBQ’ fest Saturday

Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:20 p.m.

The City of Goose Creek will present its Third Annual Beach and BBQ Festival on Saturday, April 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. behind City Hall located at 519 N. …

ECMC receives excellence award UPDATED

Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:51 p.m.

East Cooper Medical Center (ECMC) was selected to receive Tenet Healthcare’s Circle of Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding operational performance during 2013. This is the second year in a row that East Cooper has received this award.

Maneuvering to ensure the proverbial squeaky wheel and is heard by Charleston County School District

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:56 a.m.

“The government's view of the economy: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. If it quits moving, subsidize it.” – Ronald Reagan

Farmers’ market coming to St. George

Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Fresh produce and locally made goods are coming to St. George this week with the launch of the town’s first farmers’ market.

TowneBank Mortgage Celebrates Grand Opening

Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:32 p.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce and TowneBank Mortgage held a ribbon cutting ceremony recently to celebrate the grand …

Wild Dunes Swim Team season kick off

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:21 a.m.

Wild Dunes Dolphins Swim Team will start registration for the 2014 season with a drop-in from 6-8 p.m., Monday, April 28, at the Isle of Palms Exchange Club, which is located at 201 Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms, near Breach Inlet.

Meet the staff: Brigitte Sidwell

Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:50 p.m.

My coworker Brigitte Sidwell moves quickly. I’ve never seen her still. Whether she’s shelving holds, checking-in books, drinking coffee or processing our “daily shipment” from the Main Library and other branches, Brigitte reminds me of a bird flying from task to task with great efficiency.

Grow a nutritious garden in a pot

by Melinda Myers

Special to the Moultrie News

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:06 a.m.

Don't let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthy lifestyle. Plant a container of nutritious vegetables and herbs. …

Students create memorial to fallen police officers UPDATED

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Sometimes the best act of kindness one person can do for another is simply to take the time to remember.

Summerville Elementary School back to normal after bomb threat

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:48 a.m.

A recorded bomb threat was phoned in to Summerville Elementary School on Thursday morning.

Letters to the Editor

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:47 a.m.

YMCA says thank you after festival success

Crabpot Players Theatre Welcomes Prestigious New York City Joffrey Ballet Concert Group to Mount Pleasant

Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:05 a.m.

The Crabpot Players Theatre will welcome New York City Joffrey Ballet Concert Group for two performances on April 29 and 30 at their new performing …

Pinewood Prep competes in quiz bowl

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:34 a.m.

South Carolina Independent School Association Executive Director Larry Watt has announced the winners of the SCISA Middle School Quiz Bowl, held at …

ETV Endowment part of ‘Lift the Lowcountry’

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:42 a.m.

On May 6, public television and radio fans in South Carolina can pledge their support to their favorite programs.

YogArt: A new, more complete workout

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:06 a.m.

We all know the benefits of Yoga. Yoga improves your body physically by strengthening muscles and increasing flexibility. It boosts your immune …

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