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Councilman Farley not seeking reelection

Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:19 a.m.

There will be a wide open county council seat this election cycle as three-term incumbent Councilman Phillip Farley, R-District 1, will not seek re- …

Interested in political office? State, county seat filing opens March 16

Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Seventeen local and state seats will appear on Berkeley County voters’ ballots this year. Filing for those seats opens noon Wednesday, March 16.

Flowertown Art Show

Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Families buzzed into Flowertown Elementary School last month for the school’s Annual Art Show. Every student in the school had two pieces of …

Volvo industrial park earmarked, in part, for conservation

Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The industrial park housing Swedish automaker Volvo’s first U.S. car plant has plans for ecological restoration and conservation for about 60 …

Athletes of the Week

Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:26 a.m.

This week’s athletes of the week are the Timberland Wolves boys varsity basketball team and cheerleaders. The team finished its season 22-7 …

Editor’s Notes: Sports rookie appreciates sports legends

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

One of the first rules of journalism that every writer learns early on is “write what you know.”

Berkeley County residents advance to state National History Day competition

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Four Berkeley County residents were among 20 Palmetto Scholars Academy students who showed off their appreciation of the past and earned the right to …

Closing the achievement gap: Educating children of poverty

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 9:22 a.m.

More than half of South Carolina’s children live in low-income homes as defined by the federal poverty level. Poverty is not always defined by …

Jamestown Loop: St. Stephen Elementary Holds Parents as Leaders Class

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:19 p.m.

St. Stephen Elementary will host its monthly “Parents As Leaders” class at 10 a.m. March 9. Please come out and support this event. Contact Rosalind Banks for more information at 843-567-2813.

Letter: Fines mean nothing to developers

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

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Letter: More productive language, actions needed

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the editor:

Ashley Ridge girls return experienced squad

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge girls’ soccer team aims to return to the top of its region.

Storytime

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 3:01 p.m.

Stingrays’ Pink in the Rink raises $31,000 for breast cancer UPDATED

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 3:23 p.m.

The South Carolina Stingrays’ 10th annual Pink in the Rink even raised more than $31,000 for Share our Suzy, a local charity supporting the …

Commissioner of roads: ‘We neglected them for way too long’

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County: where the rubber meets the pothole — but state and county officials and staff hope to have some fixes in short order.

East Cooper Habitat awarded grant

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 6:46 a.m.

The Realtors Housing Opportunities Fund has awarded $25,000 to seven local organizations addressing affordable housing in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties. This winter’s funded projects will support a variety of nonprofit programs addressing areas such as home building, repair, and rehabilitation; homeowner education; financial …

Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents “Living for the City” The music of Stevie Wonder

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 11:14 a.m.

The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) presents Living For The City, The Music Of Stevie Wonder. The concert will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at The Charleston Music Hall and will feature such popular hits as “Sir Duke,” “Superstition,” and “I Just Called To Say I Love You.”

Crime beat

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A resident of Haven Oaks in Summerville reported to deputies Feb. 29 that her daughter had threatened to physically assault her and “shoot up” her home, according to a report. The woman said she feared for her life and believed her daughter, whom she described as “mentally unstable” might actually carry out the threats, …

McDaid, Lawrence plan April wedding

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:17 p.m.

Ashten McDaid of Summerville and Jake Lawrence of Moncks Corner are engaged to be married on April 29, 2016 at Boone Hall Plantation in Mt. Pleasant. …

BCSD to host Teacher Recruitment Fair Saturday

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:22 p.m.

Berkeley County School District (BCSD) will host its 15th Annual Teacher Recruitment Fair on Saturday from 9-11:30 a.m. at Cane Bay High School, 1624 State Road., Summerville.

Celebrating tolerance

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Swamp Fox boys off to sound start

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 2:01 p.m.

The Ashley Ridge boys’ soccer team entered this season with some holes to fill, but seem to be putting things into place.

Residents weigh in on green infrastructure

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 2:05 p.m.

Summerville residents have some ideas on what they would like to see happen in town in terms of nature and trees.

Macedonia Newsline: Macedonia Middle students are Quiz Bowl champs

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:18 p.m.

Congratulations to the Macedonia Middle School Quiz Bowl Team! Level 1 students placed first in social studies and third in writing composition. Level 2 students placed first in math and third in social studies. The level 2 team tied for the overall Berkeley County School District Quiz Bowl winner.

Pickney Elementary team wins state chess championsips UPDATED

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 8:58 a.m.

Charles Pinckney Elementary’s chess team swept the South Carolina Scholastic Chess Championships held in Mount Pleasant on Feb. 27. This year, …

Wise Words from Williams: Ugliness is contagious

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:18 p.m.

Don’t be misled by the title at the top of this page. I am not talking about looks. When it comes to good looks or beauty I disqualify myself. Rather, I am talking about behavior. But behavior for many people is a means to a greater end; at least a greater end in their minds. We behave a certain way because we want to achieve a certain end. …

Sanford visits Dorchester Children’s Center

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

On Friday, March 4, Congressman Mark Sanford visited Dorchester Children’s Center. During his visit, Sanford met with Executive Director, Dr. …

Commissioner of roads: ‘We neglected them for way too long’

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:20 p.m.

Berkeley County: where the rubber meets the pothole — but state and county officials and staff hope to have some fixes in short order.

Roses, beaches and more to come

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Summerville ROCKS! chairs – which are sponsored by local businesses and painted by local artists – are beginning to appear around town. …

Man dies after being struck by truck in Alvin

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:19 p.m.

A Mount Pleasant man has died after a pickup truck backed into him and pinned him to a tree on private property in Alvin, according to a Berkeley County coroner report.

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