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Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:47 a.m.

The Wando Job Fair will be held from 12:15 - 2:15 p.m Feb. 18 in the Wando High School Gymnasium.

Heritage girls making valentines for vets

Thursday, February 11, 2016 1:01 p.m.

The American Heritage Girls Troop SC9212 at Palmetto Land Baptist Church have been making Valentines for Veterans in the Lowcountry for four years. …

Bucs get early start on spring football

Thursday, February 11, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Charleston Southern began its spring football practice schedule on Friday afternoon at Buccaneer Field. The Bucs re-acclimated themselves to the …

Council passes mayoral powers ordinance in 4-3 vote

Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:54 a.m.

The heavily-discussed ordinances relating to the mayor and town administrator have passed second and final reading – but not without backlash. …

4A Lower State Wrestling Match

Thursday, February 11, 2016 11:42 a.m.

Photos from the Class AAAA Lower State Championship wrestling match between Ashley Ridge and Lexington Feb. 10. AR won to advance and face Dorman in …

Ober, Hart earn preaseson honors; Cougs picked second in CAA

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 9:32 a.m.

College of Charleston sophomore pitcher Bailey Ober was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Year while Dupree Hart earned …

Feeling heard is a key component of any relationship and intimacy

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:43 a.m.

Let’s talk relationships in time for Valentine’s Day. Special occasions are opportunities to show an extra measure of love to those we care about. They are also times of disappointment from unmet expectations, tension, contention and even break ups.

Smith Says: Country living is pretty good ‘out here’

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:13 a.m.

My husband won’t like this column, but I’ve been living it long enough to write it.

Zika virus is nothing to sneeze at

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:14 a.m.

The Zika virus has the media abuzz.

BMW Manufacturing’s 2015 export value reaches nearly $10 Billion

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:44 a.m.

BMW Manufacturing Co. announced today that the export value of its passenger vehicles through the Port of Charleston in 2015 totaled $9.8 Billion, …

FAFSA changes could effect college students UPDATED

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:59 a.m.

If you have a child in college, you’re probably familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be completed to help ensure that students don’t miss out on federal and state grants, work-study jobs and loans.

Councilman pulling out all the stops to fix Hwy. 41 UPDATED

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The nightmare that is Highway 41 will remain that way for at least the next five years. But in the meantime, Mount Pleasant town officials are pushing to find funding for the design and widening of the overcrowded corridor, which is also an evacuation route.

William Means agent attends prestigious conference

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 5:52 a.m.

William Means Real Estate agent Michelle McQuillan joined with other affiliates of Christie’s International Real Estate for a global …

South American virus brings worry to Lowcountry moms

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:48 a.m.

With news of a South American virus that affects fetal development, at least one Summerville mom will look at delaying a planned pregnancy until …

Howe Hall AIMS honors first year teacher

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:50 a.m.

Katie Brown was recently crowned “Rookie Teacher of the Year” at Howe Hall AIMS (Arts Infused Magnet School).

Wando girls flood Cane Bay to force showdown for region title

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:37 p.m.

Wando girls basketball flooded Cane Bay, 61-21, Tuesday to stay in contention for the Region 7-AAAA title with just a game left to play in the …

Acclaimed cookbook presentation and cooking demo in March

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:27 a.m.

The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook: Garden-Fresh Recipes Rediscovered and Adapted for Today’s Kitchen

Stinging the geography bee

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:15 a.m.

Alston Middle School conducted its geography bee on Jan. 22. Geography bee winners were David Gálvez, first place; Raven Kopko, second place; …

Letter: Progress does not mean destruction of small town feel

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:06 a.m.

To the Editor:

Macedonia Newline: Valentine social, meeting with county representatives

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Providence Baptist Church has planned its Valentine Social for 6 p.m. Feb. 14 in the fellowship hall.

Long signs with Limestone

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley High School senior Danny Long recalls not being allowed to play football on the rec team because of his size.

Lady Bishops finish No. 1, boys No. 3

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:06 p.m.

Bishop England girls basketball closed its regular season with a 77-24 win at North Charleston Tuesday to complete its fifth straight undefeated run …

Baseball tournaments on horizon

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The sounds of baseballs pinging off bats and the subsequent applause is about to return for county fans of America’s favorite pastime. …

Welcome new Elks

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:14 a.m.

On Jan. 26, Summerville Elks Lodge No. 2719 welcomed three new members. From left to right: Dana Coombs, George Ketchel and Lorraine Terry. Also …

Beidler Forest hosting workshop for Great Backyard Bird Count

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Great Backyard Bird Count, an annual census of winter birds conducted each February by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of …

Red Cross urges blood donations in February

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:52 a.m.

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February.

Mellow Mushroom Downtown Charleston celebrates 15 Years

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:40 a.m.

The Mellow Mushroom in Downtown Charleston, known for its gourmet pizza and extensive craft beer selection, turned fifteen years old in January. To show love to the community, they’ve planned a party this Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. The epic celebration titled 2001: A Pizza Odyssey, is open to the public and will include …

Absentee voting under way in South Carolina

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:15 a.m.

For those who don’t need to watch another debate or hear another speech to know who they want for the next president of the United States, absentee voting is under way in South Carolina.

Crime beat

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:04 a.m.

Deputies said they responded to a report of an 8-month-old child locked in a vehicle around 4:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Spinx gas station on Orangeburg Road. According to a report, the child’s father called deputies because he told them he accidentally locked her inside the car. Deputies said they were able to unlock the vehicle, and the child …

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