Be on the lookout UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:29 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Police Inspector Chip Googe just announced that during the night of August 11 two subjects took an aluminum shelf from the rear of …

Freedom of the Press Essay Contest winner – Middle school category

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:42 a.m.

“Freedom of the Press”

Raise your hand for service

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:07 a.m.

Recently elected Isle of Palms Exchange Club officers and board members raised their hands for service to the community at the Installation of …

Police Blotter – Restraining order

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 7:36 a.m.

Thank goodness for nosy neighbors. According to a police report, a woman who was out of town visiting family received a call from her neighbors saying someone suspicious was on her property. She quickly called the police and said it may be her ex-husband who she has a restraining order against.

Police Blotter – Why did you answer?

Monday, August 25, 2014 7:36 a.m.

Apparently, a local man wanted a pizza real bad because it was late one night when he called to order it. The business, however, was closed when he called, a police report said, which was understandable given the late hour. But what the customer could not understand was why an employee answered the phone when he called – considering they were …

Santee Cooper approves $10.85 million in loans

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:35 p.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved $10.85 million in loans to advance four commercial and industrial development projects that will benefit rural South Carolina.

Man accused of starving, killing hundreds of dogs pleads guilty

The Gazette

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:25 p.m.

The Berkeley County man accused of 43 counts of ill-treatment of animals has pleaded guilty to 10 of the charges. The other 33 were dropped as part …

DNR offering free boat inspections

Monday, August 25, 2014 7:47 a.m.

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement …

High School Football Kickoff Celebration UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The inaugural high school football kickoff was held Aug. 24 at Charleston Southern from 1-4. It featured a flag football game, spirit contest, …

Public Input Meeting slated for Aug. 27

Monday, August 25, 2014 8:52 a.m.

The public is cordially invited to a Public Input Meeting to offer ideas on the future development of Rifle Range Road Recreational Land (from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.) and Phase 2 of Memorial Waterfront Park (from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.). The meeting will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Cooper River Room, Memorial Waterfront Park.

Loretta Lynn - country music darling UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 9:11 a.m.

Loretta Lynn is still wowing the crowd with crowd with her music and her humor. She performed at Boone Hall Friday night.

Berkeley County Blueways needs volunteers

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:44 p.m.

The annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep for 2014 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until noon.

Man pleads guilty in neglected dogs case

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:26 p.m.

The Berkeley County man accused of 43 counts of ill-treatment of animals has pleaded guilty to the charges.

Free boat inspections set for Aug. 30

Monday, August 25, 2014 7:39 a.m.

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement …

Marion, Knights start off with road trip to Berkeley UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 8:50 p.m.

A brand new era in Stratford football history will dawn against a familiar foe on Friday.

Palmetto Christian vs. Garrett Aug. 22 UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 4:25 p.m.

Palmetto Christian lost to Garrett, 7-0, Friday Aug. 22 in the Sertoma Football Classic.

Bishop England vs. Wando Aug. 22 UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 7:19 p.m.

Wando defeated Bishop England, 35-0, Friday Aug. 22 in the Sertoma Football Classic.

Ladson man loses life in motorcycle accident UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 9:19 a.m.

A Ladson man has been identified as the victim in the Monday morning accident at Bushy Park Road.

SC man takes decontamination device to west Africa

Monday, August 25, 2014 11:48 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A Mount Pleasant doctor is taking a robotic decontamination device that works against the deadly Ebola virus to western Africa.

Loretta Lynn UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 8:18 a.m.

Loretta Lynn performed at Boone Hall August 22.

School enjoys ‘High 5 Friday’

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:02 p.m.

Fifth graders at Marrington Elementary School are participating in a special program called High 5 Friday.

Music For Tanzania to hold charity concert

Monday, August 25, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Excel Michael Haonga has wanted to be a music teacher for as long as he can remember. His journey to hone his music skills has taken him from his native Tanzania to Norway, Uganda and now to the United States. Haonga will perform in Charleston on Oct. 2 at a fundraiser to benefit his fellow music students and Music For Tanzania.

Crime in the Creek

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Man arrested after high-speed chase

Habitat partners with Town to revitalize Wall St. community

Monday, August 25, 2014 1:02 p.m.

The popular cliche “It takes a village,” carries some substance in this instance.

Revenue now pays 90 percent of SC state park costs

Monday, August 25, 2014 9:25 a.m.

Amid record attendance and with revenues up $4 million over four years, South Carolina's state parks are well on their way to paying their own way for the first time in the eight decades since the first park opened.

Migration to Memminger fundraiser tickets on sale

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Tickets are now available for Migration to Memminger, the annual fundraising gala for the Center for Birds of Prey to be held Thursday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Memminger Auditorium.

Goose Creek tattoo artist competes on Spike TV’s ‘Ink Master’

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:39 p.m.

Goose Creek resident Emily Elegado has been “on vacation” for much of the summer ...

Serving the community: Andy Smith

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When choosing a career, paramedic Andy Smith knew he wanted a field that would offer variety.

Red Cross seeks donations for Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.

PCA volleyball takes eighth at PRTC tourney UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:52 p.m.

Palmetto Christian volleyball placed eighth overall out of 25 teams in the 2014 Palmetto Rural Telephone Co-op Volleyball Kickoff Tournament last …

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