Miss Mary at 100 - no ordinary woman



Thursday, November 19, 2015 6:24 a.m.

Looking back across the years, Mary O’Connell sees herself as ordinary, a shy girl who grew up, got married and lived a long and happy life. …

Meet the Principal: Jay Whitehair

Thursday, November 19, 2015 5:59 a.m.

Editor’s note: The Charleston County school District is compiling profiles of area principals to be featured here periodically. The first …

Council disputes 2016 meeting schedule

Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:07 a.m.

The long-held rivalry between the upper and lower parts of Dorchester County reared its head Monday during council’s discussion on amending …

We’re Number 1 – Clemson Football and Domestic Killings

By Phil Noble

Special to the Moultrie News

Thursday, November 19, 2015 2:40 a.m.

We’re number 1 !!

Between the Stacks - Helping our veterans

Thursday, November 19, 2015 5:25 a.m.

At our staff meeting on Nov. 10, I reminded everyone that the next day was Veteran’s Day, and I implored them to spend at least a minute thinking respectfully of our veterans. Acknowledging the contributions of our veterans has become something that is more important to me every day.

JacksonBuilt Custom Homes Honored with Two PRISM Awards for Single-Family Homes on Daniel Island

Thursday, November 19, 2015 6:57 a.m.

JacksonBuilt Custom Homes was awarded two 2015 PRISM Awards by the Charleston Home Builders Association for two home projects on Daniel Island. …

Watts details Summers Corner plans to Urban Land Institute

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Susan Watts, vice president, real estate development, WestRock Land Development, was recently a featured speaker at the Urban Land Institute’s …

Ripe for tradition: Monastery creche festival showcases a world of nativity scenes

Special to the Gazette

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Over the last decade, some families in the Lowcountry have adopted a new holiday tradition wholly unique to the region. For them, the season would …

Blotter: Man cuts himself on bottle of moonshine

Special to the Independent

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

On Nov. 10, a Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy responded to Rainey Drive in Ladson in response to a disturbance. When the deputy turned onto …

Check out these terrific kids at BES!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:28 p.m.

Berkeley Elementary School has released its list of Terrific Kids for October’s word of the month, Responsibility.

Gamecocks, Cougars claim pair of coveted Green Wave athletes

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Several Green Wave athletes signed a national letter of intent Monday, including two pitchers who signed to play for the Gamecocks.

God bless our vets and God bless America

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:29 p.m.

Last week, there were various veteran celebrations across the state including those in the low country. I attended one of those celebrations.

Dorchester District Two students receive Academic Awards

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Dorchester School District Two celebrated academic excellence at three separate Academic Awards ceremonies on Oct. 14 at Fort Dorchester High, Oct. …

Johnson, council talk duties of mayor, town administrator

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Many town folks were pretty upset when Summerville council members reviewed some big amendments at the last council meeting on Nov. 11 that change …


Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Leadership Dorchester Class of 2015 presented the Summerville Dorchester Museum with a check for $2,000 for a Railroad Whistle Fountain for the …

Crime beat

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 8:01 a.m.

Deputies responded to a residence on Conners Drive in St. George on Nov. 10 and found several signs the home had been recently targeted for a break-in. One window was open with a chair underneath it; a door had damage to the frame; and a laundry room door had been kicked in, according to a report. Deputies said they added the home to a …

DAR honors Vietnam veterans

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:31 p.m.

The General Marion’s Brigade Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Vietnam veterans on Saturday at a ceremony at the …

Navy Petty Officer Adrian Quezada of Charleston, S.C., serves aboard USS John C. Stennis UPDATED

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:19 p.m.

Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Adrian Quezada, from Charleston, S.C., tests a refrigerant leak monitor aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN …

CCSD graduation rate up for 2014/2015 school year

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 2:33 p.m.

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced today that the high school graduation rate for the 2014/2015 school year was 83.8 percent, an increase of 3.5 percentage points.

The Cassina group named one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:55 a.m.

At a recent awards presentation in Columbia, Charleston real estate firm The Cassina Group was recognized for its sustained growth. The …

Councilman: Paris attacks ‘prove’ point to stop refugees from resettling in Berkeley

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:42 p.m.

Berkeley County Councilman Tommy Newell doesn’t want what happened in Paris Friday to happen here.

Local nonprofits benefit from Coastal Community Foundation grants

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The ad hoc Open Grants Committee of Coastal Community Foundation is proud to announce funding of $339,825 for 41 local nonprofits that support the arts, education, environment, health, human needs and community development in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester and Georgetown counties. This figure represents an 8 percent increase in total grant …

EWTN launches on Berkeley Cable in Moncks Corner and Daniel Island UPDATED

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:13 p.m.

EWTN Global Catholic Network is pleased to announce that it has just been made available to Berkeley Cable TV/Home Telecom customers in Moncks Corner and Daniel Island. EWTN will be available 24 hours a day on channel 114, while EWTN HD will be available on channel 342.

Macedonia man erects Korean War monument

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:39 p.m.

Leonard Hood, Webber J. Gaskins, Richard L. Kinloch, Louis I. Mack, Roosevelt Basco, Charles R. Cooper, John W. Hill Jr., and C.A. Wrenn.

East Cooper Player of the Year contest returns UPDATED

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:02 a.m.

Fourteen local preps from six area schools are in the running for this year's Tidelands Banks East Cooper Player of the Year award.

Charleston Listens to “I’m fine”

By Julie Chapman

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 6:06 a.m.

Special to the Moultrie News

Police Blotter - Woman overreacts and tosses dog poop at boyfriend

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:29 a.m.

A concerned citizen called police because a company car went driving by and the driver’s movements appeared as if he may be intoxicated.

School district receives AdvancED accreditation

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District (BCSD) hosted an AdvancED External Review Team from Nov. 1, through Nov. 4. The External Review Team found that BCSD …

Latest BIRDS sculpture to be unveiled Thursday

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The B.I.R.D.S. Committee (“Birds In Residence: Downtown Summerville”) is pleased to announce the dedication of the 15th bird sculpture …

Police officer Gayhart: ‘Expect the unexpected’

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Once a double major in marine science and biology at Coastal Carolina, Ray Gayhart is now a man of law and justice.

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