A little honesty is better than no honesty

Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To help those who can’t immediately get beyond the headline, let me say that strictly speaking partial honesty is dishonesty, just like telling a part of the truth and not the whole truth is a form of lying.

Official: Ladson resident to face charge after kicking man who stabbed him

Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A Ladson man is expected to be arrested after kicking the person who had just stabbed him on Christmas Day, a sheriff’s spokesman said Wednesday.

Army major earns jujitsu promotion

Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Major Ted Chittenden, an Army liaison officer stationed at the Charleston Air Force Base, was recently tested and promoted to fourth degree black …

Remember bats are mammals that should be protected

Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Staff Reports

Goose Creek to participate in state’s ‘largest’ MLK tribute

Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Goose Creek Clergy Association has joined the YWCA Greater Charleston for simultaneous area-wide commemoration services to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, at Goose Creek High School.

Lindsey White joins Tony Pope’s team at State Farm

Thursday, January 7, 2016 4:33 a.m.

State Farm Agent Tony Pope is pleased to announce that Lindsey White has joined his team as an office representative in the Mount Pleasant office.

Goose Creek FD receives grant

Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

An $8,000 grant will help the Goose Creek Fire Department purchase Streamlight flashlights and other safety-related equiptment.

Boy Scout hike

Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Outdoors giant Cabela’s nixes land deal for Summerville store UPDATED

The Post and Courier

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 5:58 p.m.

The big catch of a large outdoor sporting-goods store near Summerville appears to have gotten away.

MPRD Spotlight

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 8:19 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department (MPRD) and the Moultrie News team up each week to feature local East Cooper athletes as part of MPRD …

Police Blotter

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 6:51 a.m.

Police were called in reference to a woman refusing to get out of a car that was being repossessed. Sure enough, when police arrived they found the woman sitting in the car as it hung at a 45 degree angle, suspended by a tow truck. The tow truck driver was in a clearly marked company vehicle, and he told the officers that he was given instructions …

Sandra Louise Monahan Smith

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Sandra Louise Monahan Smith, 75, of Summerville, SC, beloved wife of Charles Wesley Smith, Jr., passed away on Friday, January 1, 2016 at MUSC.

Crime beat

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 7:01 a.m.

The owner of a 2004 Chevy Silverado reported two firearms were taken from his unlocked truck on Dec. 29. Ammo, a holster and toolbox with assorted items also were removed from the vehicle, a report said.

Helping Hunnies

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Kelly Snellgrove and Ruth Limehouse from the Red Hat Hunnies of Harleyville presented Peg Lahmeyer, executive director of The ARK, and Micky …

Crafty cakes

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 3:01 p.m.

Growing up, Shannon Scicli’s mother always told her: dinner comes first, and then dessert.

Business notes and accolades

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 7:17 a.m.

Paul Nielsen has recently joined Glasspro as maintenance technician for the company’s Goose Creek Car Wash. Nielsen will be responsible for managing and maintaining the car wash operation and equipment. The car wash is adjacent to Glasspro’s Goose Creek auto glass repair and replacement center.

Pinewood girls place third in Battery Division

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 4:01 p.m.

The Pinewood Prep girls’ basketball team went 4-2 in holiday tournaments over the Christmas break.

Jamestown Loop: Milford named to dean’s list

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Ejhazz Milford of St. Stephen has been named to Trident Technical College’s Part-Time Dean’s List for the Fall Semester of 2015. Ejhazz is attending TTC through Berkeley County’s Middle College. Congratulations to Ejhazz and all the other students who have accomplished this high honor.

Reeves announces for coroner

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 6:01 a.m.

While the coroner’s sole responsibility is to determine cause of death, whoever fills the elected seat also must have an endless supply of …

The many ways to read more in 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 7:05 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Regional Library has had a book discussion group at our library for quite a while, and it is currently facilitated by librarian Mike Nelson. The group meets one morning each month (usually the second or third Monday) to discuss a specific book that all the members have read. The books are selected ahead of time, and you can find …

Moncks Corner town council seated and ready to serve

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner’s year of the election is in the books and town council’s newest member is ready.

Wando falls at Northwood; First Baptist tops Palmetto Christian

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 9:02 p.m.

Northwood Academy completed the season sweep of Wando with a 58-56 win Tuesday in North Charleston.

Resolved: To do my best in 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It’s that time of year again, when we all turn over a new leaf. (I’m skeptical of that term, because bugs are usually on the other side …

Letter: Planning commissioner has conflict of interest

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

To the Editor:

Green Wave places third in Coastal Division

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 2:10 p.m.

Summerville’s only loss in the Carolina Invitational girls’ holiday basketball tournament came to the team that eventually won the …

Berkeley vs Summerville UPDATED

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 5:22 p.m.

Summerville stormed the Stags on Berk turf Tuesday taking wins away from both varsity teams.Final scores: girls 43-36, boys 66-59

Editor’s Notes: I’m looking for some smart people

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

We’re looking for a handful of smart people to participate in a year-long project we’re calling “The Opinion Shaper.”

Letter: Voters want a strong mayor

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

Growing the gumbo

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Ed Mueller doesn’t struggle with words when it comes to touting Carolina Gumbaya’s very own version of seafood gumbo as the true taste …

Celebrating Kwanzaa

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Summerville’s Kwanzaa celebration closed Friday with festivities in Hutchinson Square. Though turnout was lower than expected because of …

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