Billy Swails Boulevard slated for November completion

By Martine Wolfe-Miller

The new Billy Swails Boulevard, a capital improvement project critical to the transportation network and to the s

Sunday, October 4, 2015 2:02 p.m.

“While this vital road improvement will greatly enhance the commute of hundreds of parents and children each day, it is a key road improvement …

Residents urged to stay home; curfew imposed for second night UPDATED

Sunday, October 4, 2015 10:27 a.m.

Dorchester County has again imposed a curfew of 6 p.m. Sunday through 7 a.m. Monday for the unincorporated areas of the county and the towns of …

Lady Green Wave still perfect in region

Sunday, October 4, 2015 3:01 p.m.

The Summerville High School girls’ tennis team notched its fourth straight region victory Tuesday.

Flooding worsens; District cancels school Monday UPDATED

Sunday, October 4, 2015 2:22 p.m.

Evacuations have been called for parts of Berkeley County Sunday and Berkeley County School District has canceled school for Monday.

That BIG Book Sale returns for its 34th Year

Sunday, October 4, 2015 1:01 p.m.

Book lovers and bargain hunters are in for a real treat when the Charleston Friends of the Library host its 34th annual That BIG Book Sale, October 9-11, at the Omar Shrine Auditorium. Over 60,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on CDs, sheet music and maps will be on sale to the public with prices starting at just $.50. For the price of one movie ticket …

ReStart Conference planned for Oct. 24

Sunday, October 4, 2015 1:40 p.m.

The ReStart 2015 Career Conference is a free career education conference helps unemployed, underemployed or those individuals in a transition learn job searching techniques which help get their life and career back on purpose.

The City of Isle of Palms continues to function in Emergency Conditions

Sunday, October 4, 2015 2:51 p.m.

Severely flooded roads are prohibiting access in some areas. “Citizens are urged to continue refraining from driving on the roads,” states Mayor Dick Cronin. “Public Safety personnel are restricting access, and City Personnel are continuing to work on damage assessments.”

Flooding worsens; District cancels school Monday UPDATED

Sunday, October 4, 2015 2:21 p.m.

Evacuations have been called for parts of Berkeley County Sunday and Berkeley County School District has canceled school for Monday.

FDHS grad serving as intelligence specialist at sea

Navy Office of Community Outreach

Sunday, October 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A 2001 Fort Dorchester High School graduate and Charleston, South Carolina native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the staff of Commander, …

Pinewood swim team hosts invitational

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Sunday, October 4, 2015 10:01 a.m.

The Panthers hosted the Pinewood Invitational on Saturday in Mount Pleasant.

Weather updates UPDATED

Sunday, October 4, 2015 3:15 p.m.

SCDOT Closes 70 Miles of I-95 Due to Record Flooding

Candidate forum scheduled for Oct. 8

Sunday, October 4, 2015 11:37 a.m.

Save Shem Creek Corp. will host a public Candidate Forum for the twelve candidates for Mount Pleasant Town Council and the three candidates for Commissioners of Public Works (CPW) on Thursday evening Oct. 8 at Moultrie Middle School. This event is being co-sponsored with the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area (LWVCA). The purpose of the …

Cobras’ Zehr expects tight region race

Sunday, October 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Cane Bay Cobras got a break on Friday - a chance to sit, heal and get refocused - the kickback for opening the season in Week 0.

When it rains it pours UPDATED

Sunday, October 4, 2015 11:23 a.m.

The Lowcountry has seen the highest tides and rain accumulationthis weekend since 1989 when Hurricane Hugo hit.

Sanitary Sewer Overflows a Possibility on the Isle of Palms

Sunday, October 4, 2015 1:43 p.m.

Due to heavy rains, the Isle of Palms Water and Sewer Commission (IOPWSC) is advising residents that sanitary sewer overflows are possible, especially near the intersection of Waterway Boulevard and 41st Avenue. Residents should avoid this area when possible.

Award winning teen cast to perform “Into the Woods’

Sunday, October 4, 2015 1:20 p.m.

Into The Woods Jr., the stage musical adaptation of the beloved Brothers Grimm Fairytales will be performed at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. November 20 to 22 at …

Historic flooding in Summerville UPDATED

Sunday, October 4, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Readers sent in photos of the rain and flooding around the Summerville area on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Horticulture Hotline - Cooler temperatures make yard work much easier

Sunday, October 4, 2015 8:05 a.m.

I do not know when fall officially starts, but for me when I pulled in my driveway the other day and I was met with the wonderful smell of the sweet tea olive, fall had started. Nothing is like the smell of the sweet tea olive in the Lowcountry in the fall, except maybe shrimp bait balls. Football is taking up most of the week, NASCAR is going …

Fried Turkey Glide Thanksgiving 5K returns to Awendaw

Saturday, October 3, 2015 6:19 a.m.

Lee Ann Reigart has been with MUSC for 14 years. She is a hard worker, a devoted nurse, a creative person, and always enthusiastic about her efforts.

Marrington Middle achieves one-to-one technology

Saturday, October 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Marrington Middle School of the Arts has achieved one-to-one. The school now has 499 electronic devices for its students.

Awendaw Regional Outreach Center officially opens

Saturday, October 3, 2015 4:47 a.m.

Awendaw marked an important day for it’s students, and it’s future on Aug. 31, as the new Awendaw Regional Outreach Center was …

Kitchen Tour cancelled UPDATED

Saturday, October 3, 2015 10:51 a.m.

The Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled.

Service academy information sessions scheduled

Saturday, October 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The office of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) will host a series of informational sessions and office hours throughout South Carolina for high school students interested in attending one of the five service academies – U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or U.S. Coast Guard Academy. …

November Referendum...Property tax calculator now available

Saturday, October 3, 2015 7:43 a.m.

Did you receive your new Charleston County Tax Assessment for your home? If not, you should be receiving it this week.

Fish, fun, & food at DNR open house in Charleston Oct. 24

Saturday, October 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Come face-to-face with a flatfish, practice your fishing knots, or take a cruise around Charleston Harbor at the upcoming Marine Resources Center Open House, an activity-packed event that’s all about the coast.

Curfew imposed on Dorchester County UPDATED

Saturday, October 3, 2015 3:41 p.m.

Dorchester County has imposed a curfew of 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. in the unincorporated portions of the county.

Growing Minds one student at a time

Saturday, October 3, 2015 5:49 a.m.

The urban Lowcountry is not home to wide expanses of agricultural farmland. You’re lucky to have a home on a sliver of grass these days. So it’s no wonder that students are not commonly exposed to the study of agriculture.

Trilogy: Taste of St. Philip’s, Men’s Program

Saturday, October 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church will conduct the “Taste of Saint Philips” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at the church hall. Offerings will include Italian, Mexican, German, and American food. There will be something for everyone in the family. Tickets for the event are just $1. It is a great deal, and you are invited to come for …

On Vacation - Germany

Saturday, October 3, 2015 6:31 a.m.

Longleaf pine trees shedding needles is normal this time of year

Saturday, October 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Longleaf pine trees are shedding their needles across the sandhills and coastal plain, a normal occurrence this time of year, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.

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