Charleston County named finalist for All-America City awards

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 10:03 a.m.

Charleston County Government is one of 20 municipalities competing for this year’s National Civic League (NCL) All-America City Award. The NCL announced the finalists last week and will select ten winners from this year’s group. Staff completed the application process and will make a formal presentation in June to a panel during the …

Letters to the Editor UPDATED

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:17 a.m.

I would like to take this opportunity to say the town of Mount Pleasant has changed - changed for the worse. I live next to the construction going up on the corner of Rifle Range Road and Coleman Boulevard. This has been a headache for over three months now. The construction begins promptly at 7 a.m. and goes until way after dinner time, 7 - 8 p.m. …

Marauders again sponsor veteran wreath program

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:21 a.m.

On April 1, the Marion Marauders Society will begin its fifth year of sponsorship for the Wreaths Across America program. The program is a nonprofit effort to place a holiday wreath on every veteran burial site located within National Cemeteries in the United States and abroad prior to the Christmas holiday. The number of wreaths placed on burial …

Flower tunes for Flowertown Festival

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 12:51 p.m.

The Flowertown Festival begins Friday in Summerville, but there’s no reason not to get in the flower spirit now. Here are 10 songs – …

Itinerant Literate joins 420 independent bookstores in 48 states for parties, author readings, in-store events and exclusive day-of merchandise

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 9:57 a.m.

On April 30 Itinerant Literate Books, Charleston’s pop-up bookstore, will put on a book extravaganza in the Park Circle neighborhood to participate in the national event Independent Bookstore Day, a day that celebrates indie bookstores in all their glory. Co-owners Christen Thompson and Julia Turner also plan to launch their long-awaited …

College of Charlestonh to stage sly satire that delves into challenges of black Hollywood

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:22 a.m.

“That this show is so informed and incisive while being wildly entertaining may be Nottage’s biggest achievement here: In a way, she’s beaten Hollywood at its own game.” —NY Post.

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Trinity Worldwide Outreach Ministries is hosting an Apostolic Conference from April 1 - 15. The conference will be held at 977 King St. in Charleston. For details visit TrinityWorldwide.org. All programs begin at 7 p.m. with the exception of April 3, which features a 9:30 a.m. program.

Folly Beach named one of the Best East Coast Beaches in USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Folly Beach, South Carolina was recently named one of the winners of the Best East Coast Beach category in USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest. The initial 20 nominees for the East Coast Beach category were selected by a panel of travel experts from USA TODAY and 10Best.com and the top 10 winners were determined by popular …

Police Blotter - Man thought he slept it off but blew .23%

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:11 a.m.

A man waiting on a coffee shop to open sat down in front of the business and started swigging on some booze.

Crime scene practice

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 12:35 p.m.

Vet finds his calling at McClellanville farm

By Evan Eagan

Special to the Georgetown Times

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 9:18 a.m.

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, like most Americans, Jon Darling’s life changed in an instant.

Lowcountry voices choir to perform at McLeod Plantation Historic Site

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:22 a.m.

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to host the local performing arts organization Lowcountry Voices to sing …

Summerville Oakbrook Rotary

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:48 a.m.

The Summerville Oakbrook Rotary Club has been busy keeping abreast of community happenings and pitching in when needed. The club meets 7:30 a.m. on …

Wrought iron fishermen

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 10:13 a.m.

Tales of fish stories can encompass a spectrum of exaggeration, but this true story can only happen to those who witnessed the incredible catch. On …

Kids 15 and under offered free admission to Volvo Car Open

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:21 a.m.

The Volvo Car Open tennis tournament has continued its 2015 mission to grow the game of tennis. For the second year in a row, the WTA Premier event has partnered with SunTrust to offer juniors, 15 and under, free admission all week into the Volvo Car Open, April 2 – 10, on Daniel Island.

I Got Legs: Wando grad's journey from the wheel chair to the Bridge Run UPDATED

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:35 a.m.

The first time Adam Gorlitsky heard the sound again, he knew his life was changing forever.

Cape Romain Refuge Island, ecological treasure, saved from development

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:05 a.m.

Successful battle to permanently protect ‘Pappa’s Island’ safeguards local economy, opens new lands for recreation and protects …

Movies in the park UPDATED

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:02 a.m.

Lovers of crime-fighting anthropomorphic turtles and movies from their youth came to Gahagan Park Thursday night for a free movie on a big inflatable …

South Carolina allies to hold local construction subcontractor outreach event for Berkeley County Volvo Car factory

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:31 a.m.

•WHAT: Volvo Car plant construction subcontractor outreach event

Big winners of marketing association’s Spark! awards

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Long-time Charleston area marketer Peter Wertimer of Chernoff Newman received the Charleston American Marketing Association’s highest honor. …

Mayors Council on Land Conservation holds annual meeting

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:47 a.m.

On March 21, East Cooper Land Trust hosted the Mayors Council on Land Conservation in East Cooper second annual meeting at the Cooper River Room of …

Bishops blast Travelers Rest in HIT opener

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:38 a.m.

DANIEL ISLAND — Edward Bolchoz struck out eight and Gregg Sanders drove in two to power Bishop England past Travelers Rest, 9-4, in the …

Senator Scott nominates 50 South Carolina students to U.S. Military Service Academies

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 9:28 a.m.

Palmetto State students nominated for the Class of 2020 to Naval, West Point, Air Force and Merchant Marine Academies

Ask Liz - Quelling anxieties about travelling abroad

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:09 a.m.

Spring is a time of spiritual and personal renewal. And hay fever.

Children’s Center offers program for adults with childhood trauma

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 12:36 p.m.

Children aren’t the only abuse victims Dorchester Children’s Center staff hopes to heal. The facility, located on East Richardson …

C-SPAN’s national 2016 StudentCam competition announces area winners

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:47 a.m.

C-SPAN announced that students from Summerville High School are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2016 StudentCam competition.

Brenda Sue Huckabee Scarborough

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:06 a.m.

Brenda Sue Huckabee Scarborough, age 54 of Sevierville, formerly of Charleston, SC, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016.

Saving the honeybee: Businesses educate future beekeepers

By Andrew Moore, University of South Carolina

Special to the Moultrie News

Monday, March 28, 2016 9:20 a.m.

Most people would flee from a dark cloud of honeybees buzzing around them. Scott Derrick relishes the frenetic buzz – at least when …

Stags coast past Colleton County

Monday, March 28, 2016 12:50 a.m.

Berkeley scored seven runs in the second inning en route to a 9-2 victory over Colleton County on Thursday, March 24.

Stratford 3-0 against region foes

Monday, March 28, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Stratford High School’s softball team had one blowout and two hard-fought victories the opening week of Region 7-AAAA play.

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