Council hits ‘pause’ on mayoral powers vote again

Thursday, January 14, 2016 9:05 a.m.

Summerville Town Council is holding off yet again on a second and final reading of an ordinance amending mayoral power.

Athletes make HSSR all-state teams

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The High School Sports Report has announced its all-state teams for football and other fall sports and will recognize those athletes at a banquet in …

East Cooper Newcomers Club

Thursday, January 14, 2016 1:45 p.m.

The East Cooper Women’s Club recently installed Elva Thomas as President for 2016. The club, founded in 2000, is a fun social club with …

A resolution with rewards: Quit and Win campaign offers cash incentives to quit smoking

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The year 2016 may be the year an adage is debunked.

An inauguration and visions for the future of IOP

By Jake Lucas


Thursday, January 14, 2016 4:50 a.m.

Four Isle of Palms city council members were sworn into office last Tuesday in a ceremony in council chambers that was punctuated by a reception of …

South Carolina lawmakers propose raising minimum dropout age

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

(AP) -- South Carolina lawmakers are making another attempt to cut the state’s high school dropout rate. A bill to be considered by General Assembly this year would raise the minimum dropout age from 17 to age 18.

AR grapplers take down the Fort

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:03 p.m.

Pictures from the Jan. 13 wrestling match between Ashley Ridge and Fort Dorchester. Swamp Foxes pulled out a 35-24 victory. Photos by Roger …

Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant begins expansion

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:22 p.m.

Charleston’s only luxury department store, Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant, is currently undergoing an expansion at its 916 Houston Northcutt …

FEMA looks at numbers from flood relief

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Ninety days after severe storms and flooding in South Carolina, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration have provided more than $219 million in grants and loans to assist in recovery, according to a statement from the agency.

In with the new: Moncks Corner’s swearing in ceremony for chief, council, commissioner and mayor

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It was a night of new as 2016 got its official start with a swearing in ceremony at Moncks Corner town hall Jan. 4.

Downs Byrd oyster roast tickets on for SPCA sale

Thursday, January 14, 2016 2:13 p.m.

The public is invited to join the board of directors and staff of the Frances R. Willis SPCA for the 16th Annual Downs Byrd Memorial Oyster Roast to support the abandoned and abused animals of Dorchester County.

Celebrating Black History Month 2016 at The Citadel

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:08 p.m.

MLK Week of Service, nationally recognized authors and more

DNLCC’s Chart a Course for Children celebrates 25 years of helping children heal from the trauma of abuse

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:41 p.m.

The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center (DNLCC) will kick off its 25th anniversary celebration with its annual dinner auction, Chart a …

Republican Women

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

State Rep. Joe Daning installed new officers of the Berkeley County Republican Women. The new officers are President Sandy Donahue, Vice President …

Council to revisit Bear Island/Sheep Island

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:28 p.m.

Whether the Sheep Island alternative will actually be implemented is still up in the air.

‘Don’t forget to tell “the Dream”’

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A white man in his 20s — but looking not much older than most teenagers — entered Emanuel AME in downtown Charleston and sat in on a …

Panthers drop games to Northwood Academy

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Thursday, January 14, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Pinewood Prep opened region play on the road Friday night against Northwood Academy.

Miss Summerville crowned

Thursday, January 14, 2016 11:34 a.m.

This year marks 30 years since the first Miss Summerville titleholder was selected to represent the town at the Miss South Carolina pageant.

Brown leads Swamp Foxes past Cobras

Thursday, January 14, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Senior forward Brandon Brown was a force in the paint Friday as Ashley Ridge earned a 71-39 victory at Cane Bay.

Citadel, Clemson grads lead F-35 flyover at national championship game

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. – It is American tradition to kick off a national sporting event with a demonstration from the armed forces showcasing talent and skill.

Race, poverty and education in the GOP

Thursday, January 14, 2016 11:56 a.m.

GOP Debate Debriefing with Black Conservative Leaders

David Cross is bringing his “Making America Great Again!” tour to the Gaillard

Thursday, January 14, 2016 11:14 a.m.

Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee David Cross will return to the road in 2016 with a stand-up tour playing theatres across the country.

Kelly, Smith plan May wedding

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Hannah Kelly of Columbus, Ohio and Hunter A. Smith of Morgantown, W.V., are engaged to be married on May 21, 2016 at Bethel UMC in Spartanburg.

Thursday, January 14, 2016 6:23 a.m.

I have a differing opinion on the office building/parking garage being built near Shem Creek. There will be two floors of offices, which could be occupied by folks who live down the street at The Boulevard, The Groves or the Old Village. These folks could ride their bike to work, stop at Vintage Coffee to grab a cup, swing by Page’s Okra …

Summerville, S.C. sailor serves at Strategic Weapons Facility Atlantic

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:34 p.m.

A 2007 Summerville High School graduate and native is serving in the U.S. Navy at Strategic Weapons Facility Atlantic.

Sen. Ted Cruz unveils five-step plan at county rally UPDATED

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:28 p.m.

An eager crowd cheered and chanted the name of Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz as the Texas politician arrived at a rally of his …

Bucs finish sixth in final FCS poll

Thursday, January 14, 2016 1:25 p.m.

Charleston Southern achieved its highest national rankings in school history on Monday, Jan. 11. CSU was ranked No. 6 in the final STATS FCS Top-25 …

S.C. ETV providing live Statehouse coverage

Thursday, January 14, 2016 2:09 p.m.

The South Carolina Legislature will be seen live Tuesdays-Thursdays on the ETV World Channel beginning this week. State House Today coverage follows the session times, generally beginning at 10 a.m. Coverage moves between the House and Senate chambers, though both can be seen continuously online at scetv.org. Coverage begins and ends determined …

Second annual Jazz festival expands line up

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:57 p.m.

The second annual Charleston Jazz Festivalis approaching and the final day will shift its focus to our community’s youth music programs. The annual festival brings together hundreds of jazz lovers from across South Carolina for three days of jazz performances by award-winning artists. The festival will take place Jan. 22 – 24, 2016, …

County reminds citizens of upcoming election dates and deadlines

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:16 p.m.

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration office reminds the public of the following important dates related to the Presidential Preference Primary elections.

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