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It’s almost here - Shellfish season opens Oct. 1

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:43 a.m.

The 2016-2017 season for harvesting shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels and other bivalves) in coastal waters of South Carolina will open one half hour before official sunrise on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Coastal Coffee Roasters presents interactive dinner theater

Coastal Coffee Roasters presents interactive dinner theater
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:25 a.m.

It’s back! Coastal Coffee Roasters will present Murder at the Café Noir, interactive dinner theater, in the cafe at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 …

No Kill South Carolina initiative spreads to Dorchester County

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:43 a.m.

Frances R. Willis SPCA and Charleston Animal Society announced a joint effort today to launch an aggressive campaign addressing animal overpopulation in Dorchester County as part of Charleston Animal’s Society’s No Kill South CarolinaSM initiative. This statewide initiative of Charleston

Greeting grandparents

Greeting grandparents
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:26 a.m.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:22 a.m.

All of us have different experiences in our childhood that affect the way we act and think throughout our lives. I was brought up in a poor white project (John C. Calhoun Holmes) in North Charleston, which backed up on a poor black settlement (Liberty Hill). The unit we lived in was directly adjacent to a black cemetery. During the 1960s when I …

14 Schools east of the Cooper to receive donation from East Cooper Medical Center for STEM Education

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:50 a.m.

East Cooper Medical Center will present a check to 14 schools for $1,000 each on Thursday. Jason Alexander, Chief Executive Officer at East Cooper Medical Center, will be presenting the donation check to each of the schools’ principals. Also in attendance will be Terri Nichols, Associate Superintendent of Schools for Charleston County …

Mosquito Abatement to spray by aircraft in southern Berkeley County on Wednesday

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:56 a.m.

In response to a large salt-marsh mosquito hatch-off, Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement announced today that they will be spraying, by aircraft, on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in Southern Berkeley County. In order to avoid children departing for school, the aerial application on Wednesday will be made from 6:30PM to 8:30PM. The specific areas …

Nonprofit calls for more community tutors in 2016-17 to expand impact

Nonprofit calls for more community tutors in 2016-17 to expand impact
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:03 a.m.

Reading Partners is a national nonprofit organization that collaborates with local high-poverty elementary schools and mobilizes community volunteers …

Winless Knights host James Island

Winless Knights host James Island
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Stratford Knights enter Region 7-AAAAA play on Friday against James Island in need of some success.

Ashley River cleanup set for Saturday

Ashley River cleanup set for Saturday
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:24 a.m.

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure – but it’s extremely unlikely there’s any treasure to be found …

Center for Women illuminates gynecologic cancers this September

Center for Women illuminates gynecologic cancers this September
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:24 a.m.

Nearly 100,000 gynecologic cancers were diagnosed in 2015, and more than 30,000 women died, according, to the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. …

Sand becoming an endangered resource

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:12 a.m.

For most of us who live or work along the coast, sand is simply sand – a natural commodity easily taken for granted, the beach buffer between the waves and the upland.

Police Blotter - Drinking does not affect ability, man says

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:13 a.m.

Can you imagine calling the police because your wife wouldn’t come and help you - her husband - out of the bathtub when you called her.

Charleston County to review federal preliminary updated flood insurance maps

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:59 a.m.

Charleston County’s Building Inspection Services Department is receiving and will be reviewing the new preliminary flood maps provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Flood Insurance Rate Maps are being updated as part of a map modernization program conducted by FEMA.

Ask Liz - Experts agree that patriotism is a learned behavior

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:12 a.m.

On the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks I was touched to see a resurgence of patriotism and gratitude to our first responders and military. Wasn’t it wonderful? It’s a touching reminder of what really matters and how important a strong United States of America is, here and abroad. People often ask me, “I’m just …

Hawks 1-3 heading to St. John’s

Hawks 1-3 heading to St. John’s
Monday, September 12, 2016 2:03 p.m.

Hanahan High School battled with county rival Berkeley High School on Friday in Moncks Corner and the two teams put on quite a show, giving fans from …

Editorial Cartoons

Editorial Cartoons
Monday, September 12, 2016 9:35 a.m.

BCSO seeks help finding missing woman

BCSO seeks help finding missing woman
Monday, September 12, 2016 4:15 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing woman.

Lowcountry deputy shot on duty among first responders honored at 9/11 race UPDATED

Lowcountry deputy shot on duty among first responders honored at 9/11 race
Monday, September 12, 2016 2:32 p.m.

They were the first line of defense that saved Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Kimber Gist’s life. They were the ones who rushed …

Cross coasts; Familiar foe next

Cross coasts; Familiar foe next
Monday, September 12, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Several partial suspensions and one significant injury couldn’t keep Cross High School out of the win column on Friday.

Stratford leads county teams in Coaches Classic

Monday, September 12, 2016 11:22 p.m.

Stratford High School’s cross country teams led all county squads in the Coaches Classic in Columbia on Saturday.

9/11 HEROES RUN 2016 UPDATED

Monday, September 12, 2016 11:34 a.m.

First responders from across the Lowcountry (including Berkeley County Sheriff's Office, Summerville Fire Department and Summerville Police …

School news and student accolades

Monday, September 12, 2016 10:19 a.m.

University of South Carolina Sumter

County plans aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes UPDATED

County plans aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes
Monday, September 12, 2016 3:24 p.m.

In response to a large salt-marsh mosquito hatch-off, Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement plans to spray by aircraft on Wednesday, Sept. 14, in …

BCD Council of Governments, CARTA to receive $6.1 million in federal funds for commuter buses

BCD Council of Governments, CARTA to receive $6.1 million in federal funds for commuter buses
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:05 p.m.

Funding is part of a competitive $211 million national program

Ten acre tract on Chuck Dawley sells for $6 million

Monday, September 12, 2016 9:37 a.m.

Places Real Estate, a prominent real estate company that specializes in signature properties in the Mount Pleasant, East Islands, and Downtown Charleston markets is please to acknowledge our assistance in the marketing, entitlement, and sale of 1297 Chuck Dawley Boulevard in Mount Pleasant.

Academic Magnet, PCA, Oceanside fall

Academic Magnet, PCA, Oceanside fall
Monday, September 12, 2016 2:43 p.m.

Academic Magnet suffered its first loss of the season, 20-19, at undefeated Baptist Hill Friday in Hollywood.

Glover earns 900th win; Wando, Bishops place third at TOC UPDATED

Glover earns 900th win; Wando, Bishops place third at TOC
Monday, September 12, 2016 4:32 p.m.

ROEBUCK — Nation Ford has been good to Wando volleyball coach Alexis Glover in recent years.

Lunch Rotary members pack meals for kids

Lunch Rotary members pack meals for kids
Monday, September 12, 2016 3:44 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Lunch Rotary Club packed 675 Backpack Buddy meals for Mount Pleasant elementary school students Tuesday evening, Sept. 6, at the …

First Baptist, Coastal win big UPDATED

First Baptist, Coastal win big
Monday, September 12, 2016 1:44 p.m.

First Baptist rebounded from its first loss of the season with a dominant 69-8 region win at Hilton Head Christian on Friday.

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