Terminix releases prevention tips for keeping fall pests out of homes

Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:56 a.m.

With the fall season comes a different swarm of pests that threaten damage to homes, businesses and yards. Some of the pests that homeowners should lookout for in the coming months are Carpenter Ants, Odorous House Ants, Brown Widow Spiders, Carpet Beetles, House Mice, Roof Rats, and Smokey Brown Cockroaches.

Future firefighters

Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:03 a.m.

The Dorchester County Career & Technology Center upgraded its fire training facility over the summer and frequently partners with Dorchester …

County: Dirty lot? Clean it up

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A new ordinance moving through county council uses state law to clean up derelict vehicles, unclean lots and uninhabitable homes around the county. …

Hanahan vs. Academic Magnet

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:19 a.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt/Gazette

Town officials host business outreach meeting at East Cooper Medical Center

Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:46 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant recently hosted a business outreach meeting with East Cooper Medical Center at 2000 Hospital Drive. Mount Pleasant Mayor …

Great choices means great treats at Marrington

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dee Donnahoo’s CDEP class at Marrington Elementary earns acorns when the whole class makes great choices. When the class has five acorns, …

The artists are taking over Summerville ROCKS!

Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:04 a.m.

Summerville ROCKS!, the group that organizes an annual benefit auction of artist-decorated rocking chairs, is gearing up for its third year. This …

Band competition to honor Gus Moody

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

When band students take the field this weekend, they will not just be performing to compete – they will be performing in remembrance of Gus …

Fishing tourney for young anglers

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Get hooked on fishing on Saturday at a free tournament that’s just for kids. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites parents and the 16-and-under anglers to the second annual REEL ‘EM IN fishing tournament at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Charleston.

Lady Patriots experiencing some success

Thursday, September 24, 2015 8:01 a.m.

The Fort Dorchester girls’ golf team is holding its own against some stiff competition.

Blue Max Materials opens Oct. 10

Thursday, September 24, 2015 7:36 a.m.

Blue Max Materials of Charleston announces its Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. — 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to …

Elliot Carlyle “Becoming a Brand”

By Jenna Lore

Moultrie News

Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:38 a.m.

As a young man growing up in Crestview Florida, Elliot Carlyle was unaware of the success that awaited him on the horizon.

Look! Up in the sky! It’s the International Space Station over Moncks Corner!

Special to the Independent

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Red, green and blue lights flash all at once. It’s time to run outside and search the sky: the International Space Station is flying over …

Fear the rain

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

There are two types of people in the world: Those who carry umbrellas, and those who don’t.

DNR offers guidelines to keep bird feeders clean, backyard birds safe

Thursday, September 24, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Many South Carolina residents enjoy feeding wild birds. Several bird species commonly visit feeders providing an opportunity for residents to enjoy …

Speak out about how library can meet your needs

Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Are you as excited about a new library in Mount Pleasant as I am?

Police to launch holiday help for local children

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville police have more on their minds this season than crimefighting and safeguarding the community. They are thinking ahead about the local population of needy children who may receive nothing more than a “Merry Christmas” this December, unless officers lend a hand.

Berkeley Co. school awarded $12k grant for arts education

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Howe Hall AIMS was awarded a $12,054 grant by the South Carolina Arts Commission for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The support will allow the school to provide arts in education opportunities for its students.

Pumpkins have arrived at St. James

Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The pumpkins have arrived on the lawn of St. James United Methodist Church in Goose Creek. Pumpkins of all sizes and gourds from the Navajo Reservation near Farmington, New Mexico, are available at the annual Pumpkin Patch.

New Goose Creek Activity Center on track for 2018 opening UPDATED

Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:58 a.m.

Plans for a 35,000-square-foot Activity Center have been approved by Goose Creek City Council, and the much-anticipated facility is expected to be …

Bruce Howard

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 11:58 a.m.

Bruce Howard, husband of Michelle Batchelor Howard, passed away September 4, 2015.

BCSD students outperform peers on WorkKeys assessments

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:45 a.m.

The South Carolina State Department of Education announced the results of each district’s WorkKeys assessments. Berkeley County School District (BCSD) students received more National Career Readiness Certificates (NCRC) than students in the state and across the country.

Annual ‘Migration to Memminger’ fundraiser returns

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 6:17 p.m.

CHARLESTON, SC — The third annual Migration to Memminger fundraiser for the Avian Conservation Center and Center for Birds of Prey is …

Expect another excellent expo on Sept. 24

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:46 a.m.

Where can you network with business professionals from across the Lowcountry, win great prizes and enjoy a few hours of music, free food provided by local restaurants and a beer or glass of wine?

SC first among women murdered by men, again

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:11 p.m.

South Carolina ranked first in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 2.32 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data.

Fear the rain

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 11:57 a.m.

There are two types of people in the world: Those who carry umbrellas, and those who don’t.

Tax volunteers sought

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:10 p.m.

With tax season upon us, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking for volunteers for next year to assist in preparing free income taxes for the elderly and anyone who needs help with their income taxes. There are also leadership positions available. Training is provided on a self-paced basis with individual assistance as needed. Use of your own laptop …

Teen shows hustle at Baseball Youth tourney

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Tyler Christmas did Summerville proud in his first National tournament.

Ken Glasson seeks re-election for a third term

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:46 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Councilman Ken Glasson said it has been an honor to serve Mount Pleasant for the past nine years and hopes to serve another term. …

MUSC Waring Library’s Sawyer Lecture Scheduled

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:22 p.m.

“This Extraordinary Corpus: ‘Comparative Photography’ and the Science of Race”

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