'Creativity is as essential as literacy'

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When a visitor walks into Kurry Seymour's music class, students greet the visitor with a chorus of, “Welcome to our community.”Seymour …

Contract caregiver arrested

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A contract caregiver arrested Wednesday on a charge of neglect of a vulnerable adult is out of jail on a Personal Recognizance Bond.

Wando bumps Ridge View in playoff opener UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:20 a.m.

Wando volleyball began tending to some unfinished business Thursday in the opening round of the Class AAAA playoffs.

Berkeley’s business community gathers in Goose Creek

The Gazette

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:25 a.m.

The Berkeley County business community sounded off Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, on a long wish list of improvements it hopes will become a reality. …

Timberland Homecoming a success in 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:24 a.m.

Timberland High School’s Homecoming was highlighted last week by the crowning of 2014 Homecoming Queen Sha’kaisha Broughton.

Players named to all-region team

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Region 8-AAAA officials released their girls’ tennis all-region team Wednesday.

Robotics club

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Woodland High School’s Homecoming Parade was held in Ridgeville this year. One of the entries belonged to the Clay Hill Elementary Robotics Team. The …

Crime beat

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A loss prevention officer at a large retailer on North Main Street reported a white male placed a Dell laptop valued at $450 down his pants and left the store.

Learning commerce

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Administrator Jason Ward spoke to the Summerville Oakbrook Breakfast Rotary Club Monday. He presented a program about the county’s …

Goose Creek P.D. seeks robbery suspect

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department needs help locating a suspect in a strong-arm robbery, according to department spokesman John Grainger.

Harley Shop opens in Summerville

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:03 p.m.

Summerville Mayor Bill Collins officially cuts the ribbon for The Harley Shop in Summerville. Located at 1580-E Trolley Road, the new Harley-Davidson …

Behind the Apple - Sarah Stephanoff

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:01 a.m.

When she was a freshman at Furman University, Sarah Stephanoff was undecided on a major.

BCSD school board candidates forum set for Monday UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:31 p.m.

The Berkeley County School District school board candidates' forum will take place Monday, Oct. 27 in the old Nursing Auditorium in the 920 Building at the Trident Technical College main campus on Rivers Avenue.

Young angler reels in big catch off IOP UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 3:17 p.m.

Parker White reeled in a 36-inch, 40-pound spot tail bass Saturday in Gray Bay off of Isle of Palms.

CHD Interiors receives national acclaim

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Interior design firm and local retailer CHD Interiors is receiving global recognition, making it to the finalist round of the highly acclaimed 26th …

Local researcher receives grant from Lupus Foundation

Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus, announced four grants that will allow lupus investigators to continue critical lupus research. Another grant will be used to develop a groundbreaking diagnostic tool for children with lupus-related kidney inflammation, or lupus nephritis. …

Santee Cooper OKs $736m bond sale UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:15 p.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved the sale of $736 million in revenue obligation bonds, with proceeds designated to refinance a portion of the utility’s existing debt.

Secretary of State Hammond issues $1 million fine against professional fundraiser UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:56 p.m.

Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced that his office has issued a fine against professional solicitor Strategic Fundraising Inc. in the amount of $1,054,000 for numerous violations of the South Carolina Solicitation of Charitable Funds Act.

BE volleyball, Wando tennis win playoff openers; Wando golf headed to state UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:55 p.m.

Bishop England volleyball’s quest for a 15th consecutive state championship got off to a strong start Wednesday.

Shooting sports offered to interested state schools

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:14 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools.

Teaching kids about voting this Election Day

Thursday, October 23, 2014 3:13 p.m.

My elementary school held a mock presidential election in the fall of 1980.

Local theater revives ‘Gong Show’

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:00 a.m.

South of Broadway Theatre is seeking good and/or unusual acts for their “Gong Show” talent competition, featuring local celebrity judges, …

Children’s Center recognized for service

Thursday, October 23, 2014 8:00 a.m.

The Children's Center at Carolina Park was selected by the Department of Social Services (DSS) of South Carolina as a “model” for quality …

Wando vs. Stratford Oct. 17 UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:01 p.m.

Stratford defeated Wando, 51-44, in five overtimes Friday in Mount Pleasant.

Scarecrows on the Square

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:07 p.m.

The Junior Service League of Summerville’s annual Scarecrows on the Square is up in Hutchinson Square until Oct. 31. People can vote for their …

Feast of the Fishes set for Dec. 11

Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:06 p.m.

The Local Palate magazine and Cannon Green present an evening with esteemed chefs celebrating sustainable seafood and holiday pairings. Five renowned Southern chefs will participate and each will prepare a course of the family-style meal throughout the evening. The event will take place on Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cocktails will …

Police Blotter – Who are you flipping off?

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:26 a.m.

A man driving down the road was allegedly cut off by a large pickup truck, which almost caused a collision. According to the report, the victim honked and “flipped off” the driver of the pickup truck and then went around him.

Business kudos

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:33 p.m.

Charleston-based real estate firm, The Cassina Group, was recently honored by Inc. Magazine. The company was ranked in the magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing privately held companies — called the Inc. 5000.

Sprouts Musical Theatre presents ‘Frog Prince’

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:36 p.m.

Sprouts Musical Theatre continues to be Charleston’s best-kept secret as the only professional theater company for audiences of children and families. …

BCSD school board candidates forum set for Monday UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:31 p.m.

The Berkeley County School District school board candidates' forum will take place Monday, Oct. 27 in the old Nursing Auditorium in the 920 Building at the Trident Technical College main campus on Rivers Avenue.

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