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Residents split on road closures UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 1:03 p.m.

Many hot-button issues have come before Mount Pleasant Town Council, but one that has never been resolved keeps rearing its ugly head – and has for more than 20 years.

Chamber to host business innovation workshop UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 11:29 a.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce will host a free one-hour business management workshop entitled “Thinking your Way to the Next Level: an Introduction to Business Innovation” on Thursday, March 5 at 5 p.m. at Coastal Coffee Roasters located at 108 East 3rd North Street in Summerville.

St. Stephen in mourning after Humbert’s passing

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Everyone in St. Stephen will definitely miss the smiling face of Mr. Robert Lee “Rock” Humbert.

Sweetgrass Festival celebrates 11 years

Monday, March 2, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival Association will kick off its 11th year on Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the East Cooper Community Civic Club hosting the Gullah Geechee Seminar in the Cooper River Room at the Waterfront Park. The seminar is designed to inform and educate the audience about the Gullah Geechee people’s …

Treasured memories after a hard year

Monday, March 2, 2015 10:12 a.m.

The year 2014 wasn’t an easy one at Crazy Acres. My husband, Widdle Baby, and I buried my mom, his mom and his step-father.

Benefit concert combats sexual assault

Monday, March 2, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Statistics show that every 90 seconds a women is raped in America. Charleston needs community involvement and support. The community must work together to raise and promote strong, alert, confident and healthy attitudes and behaviors to end America’s sexual assault epidemic.

Shooting reported at Planters Retreat

Monday, March 2, 2015 9:40 a.m.

A shooting at Planters Retreat Apartments on Sunday evening sent one person to the hospital.

BMS ‘Llamacorns’ win first for robotics

Monday, March 2, 2015 10:07 a.m.

Several students in the technology club at Berkeley Middle School attended the recent Citadel Robotics and Bridge Building Competition.

Town holding special council meeting tonight

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Summerville Town Council is holding a special council meeting tonight at 5:30 for first reading of two ordinances – one concerning the …

Palmetto Christian girls’ title run falls just short UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 11:40 a.m.

Hilton Head Christian topped Palmetto Christian, 68-60, in a shootout at the SCISA Class AA girls state championship Saturday at the Sumter Civic Center.

State’s largest chess tourney checks into East Cooper

Monday, March 2, 2015 7:00 a.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 28, scholastic chess players from all over South Carolina will converge at the cafeterias of Pinckney Elementary and Cario Middle …

Council and mayor consider pay raise UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 10:29 a.m.

The first committee meeting of the day in Mount Pleasant was the Bids and Purchases Committee which met to discuss bids to construct rest room facilities at the farmer’s market. The weekly market is held on the grounds of Moultrie Middle School. Four bids were received, with the project going to IPW Construction Group out of North …

Unidentified sickness sparks disinfecting at Whitesville Elementary

Monday, March 2, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Forty students and nearly 30 adults at Whitesville Elementary felt sick Friday, causing the district to clean and disinfect the school for Monday.

There goes Spock

Monday, March 2, 2015 10:12 a.m.

Other than Superman, Star Strek’s Mr. Spock was my favorite action hero growing up.

Mapping Sullivan’s Island’s coyote population UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 1:36 p.m.

In order to better understand the town’s coyote population, Sullivan’s Island officials have asked residents to report all animal …

County OKs $8 million in debt refinancing UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 11:50 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has approved third and final reading for a general obligation bond that could result in a $600,000 interest rate savings.

Behind the Apple – Megan Profit

Monday, March 2, 2015 5:01 a.m.

For Megan Profit, becoming a teacher was just one of those things she knew she was destined to become.

BCSO accepting applications for reserve deputies

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of reserve deputy.

Honorary board member

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville ROCKS!

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sharon Quinn of Summerville, one of the founding members of the Lowcountry Women’s Social Group, is painting the chair that group has …

Women’s business network hosts guest speaker

Monday, March 2, 2015 6:00 a.m.

The Charleston Chapter of Ellevate Network, a global professional women’s network, will host a breakfast featuring a presentation from Carla …

Obituary - Michael “Jody” Joseph Tolomea III

Monday, March 2, 2015 9:43 a.m.

Michael “Jody” Joseph Tolomea III

St. Paul’s Tea Room coming March 9

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

St. Paul’s Summerville will host its annual Tea Room and Gift Shop beginning Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 20. Lunch is served from …

Breath of Spring flower show set for March 5-8

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Spring is here.

Probate explained

Monday, March 2, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Dorchester County Probate Judge Mary Blunt explains details of the probate process to members of the Summerville Oakbrook Breakfast Rotary Club Feb. …

Northwood girls strike gold UPDATED

Special to The Gazette

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:14 p.m.

One year after suffering through a heart-breaking overtime loss in the SCISA AAA state championship game, the Northwood Academy girls basketball team …

Learning blooms at MNE UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 10:15 a.m.

At Marrington Elementary School, there is a special plot of earth called “The Learning Garden.”

Former Lady Stag Ashley Metts enjoys record setting day UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 10:10 a.m.

Senior Ashley Metts set a school record and tied another as the University of South Carolina Aiken softball team opened Peach Belt Conference play …

Mystery Plant grows along dune lines

USC Herbarium

Sunday, March 1, 2015 11:29 a.m.

Winter at the beach: cold winds along the dunes, clouds scudding along above us, and where last summer the children and dogs romped, the beach now is …

Dog-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration debuts

Sunday, March 1, 2015 9:00 a.m.

This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites people throughout the Lowcountry to celebrate the holiday with man’s best friend. On Saturday, March 14, North Charleston Wannamaker County Park hosts the inaugural St. Paddy’s Pawlooza from noon to 4 p.m.

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