SLED questions students in Berkeley deputy shooting, asks for DNA samples UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:04 a.m.

SLED questions students in Berkeley deputy shooting, asks for DNA samplesState Law Enforcement Division officers are questioning a number of teens, …

Pinewood, CSU sign concurrent enrollment agreement

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Leaders from Pinewood Preparatory School and Charleston Southern University joined on Wednesday, April 29 to sign a concurrent enrollment agreement …

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:07 a.m.

Triangle Char and Bar and Steel City Pizza Co. are teaming up with Charleston Animal Society to kick-start the summer, block party style. It’s the fourth annual Summer Kick Off Block Party happening Saturday, May 23, starting at noon at Triangle/Steel City in Mount Pleasant. All proceeds benefit Charleston Animal Society. Attendees will …

Town switches to new phone system, minimal disruption expected May 21

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:09 p.m.

On May 21 at 5 p.m., the Town of Mount Pleasant will switch over to a new phone system to streamline operations and maximize efficiencies. Residents may expect minimal phone disruption as the switch is implemented. Telephones in the Annex building will switch over to the new system beginning at 5 p.m., followed by the Mount Pleasant Police …

Going back in the water – Where does S.C. rank in shark attacks?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:08 a.m.

Beachgoers were reminded returning to the water brings its own risks Friday when a 30-year-old man suffered a shark bite to the foot. On the …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:14 a.m.

Thanks to our wonderful beaches, getting off Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island on weekend afternoons, especially Saturday afternoons, is already a nightmare and only promises to get worse when schools let out for the summer.

Fort boys have Top 3 finish at state meet

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Patriot track and field team brought home three state championships from last weekend’s Class AAAA state meet.

Why Volvo is a great fit for the Lowcountry?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:08 a.m.

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” - Jim Rohn

My family and food

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:29 p.m.

I have written about this topic often before. My family has a thing for food.

Bailey, Patterson lead way for Wave at state track meet

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:01 a.m.

One athlete capped his Green Wave career by earning a state championship last weekend and another opened a new and promising chapter to her Green …

Domestic incident leads to drug arrests

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:09 p.m.

Goose Creek Police say a domestic violence call at a home Wednesday morning, May 20 led to the discovery of a bag of meth-making materials.

Owens, McElveen take next step

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 8:49 a.m.

Two standout student-athletes at Goose Creek High School recently put pen to paper to finalize their next steps.

High schools host football scrimmages Thursday

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

All three Dorchester Two high school football teams will suit up for action on May 21.

Random thoughts from Julie

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Random thoughts while eating cashews and waiting for a load of socks to dry:

Charleston Regional Development Alliance CEO named one of Top 50 economic developers in North America

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:01 p.m.

David Ginn, President & CEO of the Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA), has been named one of the nation’s top 50 economic …

Readers get a few issues off their chests

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:06 a.m.

Rant week, my turn: It breaks our hearts to see a family, especially a mama, have to bury a child, regardless of age – especially an injury or death that is totally preventable by the individual themselves! This past week alone, while driving, I witnessed or had a close call four times when a person, either a teen or adult on a bicycle at …

Cross hoops star joins Flying Fleet UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2:03 p.m.

When the 2014-2015 school year started, Jaywuan Washington didn’t have many interested colleges knocking on his door wanting to talk …

Support education funding

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Johnson graduates from basic training

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Air Force Airman First Class Donnell R. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.

Karate instructor earns black belt UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:28 p.m.

Local karate instructor Senpai Riley Albritton, an assistant instructor at the Japan Karate Institute in Moncks Corner, was presented with his Black …

Dangerfield taking good care of hallowed ground

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

If ever there was a grass-roots hero, George Dangerfield is that man.

Featured Schools and Projects will be Featured at Charleston County Public Library’s Downtown Branch during the Month of June

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:05 p.m.

Limehouse Produce announced the results of the second annual “Berry Creative” campaign; a program that celebrates and builds awareness for eating the local fruit. Over a dozen classes in the Charleston area submitted projects about strawberries in the form of recipes, drawings, artwork, and stories.

SC Ports box volume up nearly 15 percent

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:24 p.m.

SC Ports Authority has handled nearly 15 percent more pier containers fiscal year to date than the same period last year, with total box volume through April climbing to nearly 900,000 containers.

Police Blotter – Must have been the food

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 7:39 a.m.

Police received reports of a possible drunk driver. The car was seen turning into a parking lot, and sure enough, police found the suspected driver there. According to the report, he was heavily throwing up all over the place. The officer asked if he was alright and why he was throwing up and he said he ate bad food, the report said.

Welch released by Chicago Sky UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 7:09 p.m.

COLUMBIA — The Chicago Sky of the WNBA have released former South Carolina star Aleighsa Welch, who was the team's second-round draft pick in …

Berkeley County to Launch Text-to-911 Tomorrow

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:10 p.m.

Berkeley County Government announced today that it will launch its Text-to-911 service tomorrow – Thursday, May 21, 2015. The Text-to-911 service allows individuals to text message 911 through their cellular phones if they are in Berkeley County when sending the text message.

Oakbrook-Ashley RiverFest attracts more than 2,000

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Saturday proved to be a nice, sunny day for those who participated in the Oakbrook-Ashley RiverFest.

Property tax hike on the table for county schools

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The chief financial officer for Berkeley County schools delivered grim news during a school board budget workshop Tuesday: non-owner occupied homes …

Crime beat

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Deputies said they seized 3 grams of marijuana from a black Honda during a traffic stop on I-95 in St. George on May 14, according to a report. Deputies smelled an odor of the drug upon approaching the driver. They said they found the drugs along with a drug apparatus during a search of the vehicle. The man was arrested and the drugs, valued at …

Bartenders to compete at Lowcountry Bistro’s 2nd Annual Moonshine Throwdown

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:17 a.m.

Guests will enjoy Firefly Moonshine cocktail tastings, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and more on June 14

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