City of Charleston announces holiday parking voucher UPDATED

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:43 a.m.

Print and present the attached voucher to receive two free hours of parking at participating garages. Valid Friday, November 27, 2015 - Friday, …

Two join Agent Owned Realty

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Agent Owned Realty on Old Trolley Road in Summerville announces that Sherry Long and Tony Bulleman have joined the team.

Giving thanks: Flood victims feel blessed

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Dana Evans banged a hammer against his house as work crews streamed into his yard this month trying to get his Holly Street house back in livable …

T1D Tee Off registration open

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:01 p.m.

The third annual Team William T1D Tee Off junior golf tournament benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the South Carolina Youth Diabetes Association is scheduled for Feb. 27.

MPFD presents Turkey Frying Safety Video UPDATED

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:41 p.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant and the Mount Pleasant Fire Department have released a video to help make sure people are safe when frying or cooking …

A lesson in drug abuse

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 4:28 p.m.

Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School School counselors Cara Jones and Tori Ward arranged for students from the College of Pharmacy at the …

Residents invited to join Mayor for tour of historic church

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler will conduct a tour of historic St. James Goose Creek Church on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 11 a.m.

Paradise Pools & Spas is in the holiday spirit with Toys for Tots

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 10:44 a.m.

Locally owned and operated Paradise Pools & Spas announces they are a local sponsor and toy drop off site for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Paradise Pools & Spas has a particular goal of filling up one of their display Bullfrog Spas entirely with toys at each of their three locations.

Preliminary Summary Findings on the Causes of District Overexpenditures

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:01 a.m.

As has previously been reported, in reconciling the fiscal year 2015 finances, the Charleston County School District calculated that revenues fell short of expectations by $9,365,652. At the same time, expenditures exceeded the final budget by $8,750,450.

On Vacation with the Moultrie News

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 7:14 a.m.

Happy Thanksgiving to all

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As we approach the Thanksgiving season we do so with mixed emotions. On one hand we are excited to be with family and friends and to celebrate together. It’s one of those times of the year we look forward to and many people cherish. But while we in …

The power of love

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Ten years ago today, Widdle and I took a big gamble at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas.

The Queen is Coming to Charleston- princes and princesses invited

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:41 p.m.

Her most gracious royal majesty Queen Charlotte, wife to King George III, is coming to Charleston (although she calls it Charles Town). The Queen has …

Owens and Haynie to be sworn in Monday at 8 a.m.Mayors makes new committee assignments

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page will swear in two new councilman Monday morning at 8 a.m. The swearing in will take place in Building A where committee meetings are traditionally held. Jim Owens and will Haynie will take the oath of office just before committee meetings begin at 8:15 a.m.

Crime beat

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 7:01 a.m.

Deputies said they broke up a fight between a 12-year-old and 13-year-old punching each other Nov. 13 in the gym at Dubose Middle School. One student told deputies they were best friends earlier in the day but that they eventually began to argue over “each other being fake,” a report said. The other student refused to talk to …

Troopers urge motorists to slow down, buckle up and prepare for congested traffic this Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:19 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is reminding motorists to pack some extra patience as traffic will likely be heavy this Thanksgiving …

Northwood vs. Goose Creek

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 4:14 p.m.

Northwood, Goose Creek and Dutch Fork scrimmaged on Wednesday morning at GCHS. (Photos by Rob Gantt)

Berkeley students eligible for scholarship

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) is pleased to announce its annual Board of Directors Scholarship Program. This program awards $2,500 scholarships on an annual basis to graduating high school seniors who are residents of counties chosen by lot by the association. Berkeley County was selected in the draw, so one scholarship will be …

Green Wave suffers playoff loss to Silver Foxes

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Summerville suffered a 51-37 loss to top-seeded Dutch Fork Friday in the opening round of the Class AAAA, Division 1 football playoffs.

Local author publishes second novel

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Summerville author Alan Ables has published his second novel with Outskirts Press of Denver, Colo.

Shaurette joins Century 21

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

CENTURY 21 Properties Plus is pleased to welcome Mark Shaurette to its Summerville Office. Mark will specialize in residential property sales in the Charleston area.

Time to Give Thanks and work to serve others

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 6:35 a.m.

On this Thanksgiving eve, I was asked a profound question - what can we do to stop terrorism? On the smallest scale, it starts in our very homes, a place where we can have influence. I ache for the parents of the misguided youth seeking to belong and have a cause making them vulnerable to seek out the evil (usually escaping from something). Mental …

Nonprofit group freezes funds to swamped Cypress Gardens

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As federal and county officials begin repair assessments for Cypress Gardens, the nonprofit group that aids with thousands of dollars in expenses …

Blotter: Man uses Doritos bag to rob store

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

On Nov. 18, a man walked into a store on North Main Street in Summerville and brandished his right hand in a Doritos bag like he was concealing a gun. He pointed the bagged hand at the cashier and told her to give him the money. She opened the cash register, and he snatched about $80 and ran out of the store. The cashier described the man as a six- …

Lowcountry treasure ready to return to her berth - The Easy Lady restoration almost complete

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 6:49 a.m.

The Easy Lady has belonged solely to Cpt. Kenneth Ezell for 10 years.

Nonprofit group freezes funds to swamped Cypress Gardens

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As federal and county officials begin repair assessments for Cypress Gardens, the nonprofit group that aids with thousands of dollars in expenses …

Pinewood cheerleaders claim state championship

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:01 p.m.

The Pinewood Prep Competition Team wrapped up its season at the SCISA State Cheerleading Championships held at Newberry College Nov. 12.

Police Blotter - Man denied driver’s license - no idea why

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:23 a.m.

An officer noticed a car parked behind a business late one evening. The driver was sitting in the seat with the car turned off but the headlights on. In addition, the car was parked sideways with the bumper in the bushes.

Diamonds Direct to open in Mount Pleasant

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 5:47 a.m.

Diamonds Direct, a direct diamond importer based in Charlotte, N.C., plans to open the doors at its new Mount Pleasant location in early December. …

Questions linger after deputy car chase ends in crash UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:35 p.m.

Dorchester County sheriff’s officials aren’t saying much about a crash that involved one of their own this month, but they are showing …

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