Expect delays on Clements Ferry Road UPDATED

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:40 p.m.

A truck hit a power line pole on Clements Ferry Rd. at Klister Ln. South Carolina Electric and Gas crews are on site. Be aware of traffic delays. The …

Nason Medical settle allegations of fraud for $1 million

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 5:04 p.m.

United States Attorney Bill Nettles announced today that the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina settled claims of health care fraud with Nason Medical, out of Charleston, South Carolina, and two of its owners, Dr. Baron S. Nason and Robert T. Hamilton. The United States contended that Nason Medical submitted …

Health by the numbers: ECMC hosts free screenings and discussion

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 7:08 p.m.

How do you measure health? Count calories? Track your steps? Watch your weight? With so many numbers thrown around regarding fitness and a virtual …

As Mt. Pleasant’s growth zips toward Awendaw, citizens want postal code to reflect that UPDATED

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 1:00 p.m.

People living in some parts of Mount Pleasant have to use not only the Awendaw ZIP code but the tagline for the mailing address is Awendaw.

IOP parking plan gets green light

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:57 p.m.

The Isle of Palms’ proposed plan to regulate beach access parking received the go-ahead this week from the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT).

Center of attentionDevelopers bring plan for Atlantic at Cambridge Square to commission

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:10 p.m.

Residents in Park West and the north end of town have long awaited their neighborhood town center.

City offers parking ticket online payment option

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 10:48 a.m.

Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. announces the option to pay parking tickets online via the City of Charleston website. In order to provide another option and better service, the City has upgraded its payment system to allow for online payments.  Payment will be available online 24 hours after the citation has been issued. The citation number …

Southern Season’s Share the Food Foundation awards grants

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 10:49 a.m.

The South’s famous, award-winning gourmet retailer, Southern Season, continued its neighborhood outreach through its nonprofit organization, Share the Food Foundation. Share the Food announced its 2014 grants to fight poverty and hunger in local communities where Southern Season stores are located.

Could you be persuaded? Cario students think so UPDATED

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Seventh grade students at Cario Middle School have found various ways to support their local community. But now thanks to a persuasive writing assignment, they’ve researched and learned of other volunteer and fundraising initiatives they can participate in.

CCSD releases exam exemption statement

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 10:47 a.m.

In the spring of 2014, Charleston County School District made an academic administrative decision to implement a high school exam exemption pilot for seniors beginning in the 2014-2015 school year.

Make a New Year’s resolution to neuter your male dog or cat during Pet Helpers “Happy Neuter Year” campaign

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:07 p.m.

Sponsored by PetSmart Charities®, “Happy Neuter Year” provides $20 neuter surgeries for male dogs and cats

Offshore wind would produce 3x more jobs and nearly 9x more energy than offshore drilling off South Carolina’s coast UPDATED

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Atlantic Oil and Gas Development risks healthy ocean ecosystems,fishery and tourism jobs, while offshore wind does not

Work to begin on Colonial Lake improvement project

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Construction for the Colonial Lake Improvement project is anticipated to begin on Monday, Jan. 19. The contractor, Wildwood Landscape Contractors, …

Motley Rice files first personal injury federal action in S.C. invovling shrapnel against Takata, Honda

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 11:33 a.m.

South Carolina woman injured by airbag shrapnel in recalled Honda Civic

30 years of feeding hearts, minds and spirit

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 8:58 a.m.

People like Eddie Truesdale, who recognize that they were born with a heart to serve, consider their volunteer work a blessing.

Foster and adoptive parents always needed

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 11:31 a.m.

A recent case of an infant being abandoned in Chesterfield County has sparked a great deal of interest in fostering and adoption. According to the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS), there are currently 3,746 children in foster care. There are 537 children in South Carolina who are legally free for adoption. Last year, DSS helped …

History of St. Philip’s Church book release at The Old Exchange

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Old Exchange Building is hosting the book release of “St. Philip’s Church of Charleston- An Early History of the Oldest Parish in South Carolina.” Authors Dorothy Middleton and Peg Eastman will give a short presentation on the history of Charleston’s oldest congregation, followed by a book signing at the Old …

Secretary of Navy announces USS Charleston UPDATED

Monday, January 12, 2015 12:27 p.m.

With the USS Yorktown providing the perfect backdrop, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the naming of the newest USS Charleston Friday, Jan. …

Adopt-A-Highway Litter Cleanup set for Feb. 7

Monday, January 12, 2015 8:23 a.m.

Charleston County Adopt-A-Highway will hold its next litter cleanup on Saturday, Feb. 7. In case of bad weather, the cleanup will be held on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Tracking dog ‘Blue’ put to sleep UPDATED

Monday, January 12, 2015 9:44 a.m.

A tracking dog with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office was being treated for “extensive burns” following a Saturday afternoon fire at the GCSO kennel.

This week in Print - Herbie’s Famous Fireworks: The largest operation in the US

Saturday, January 10, 2015 9:00 a.m.

There is very little gray area when it comes to people's opinions of fireworks. Either you like them or you don't. And one local legend in particular …

Rose Parade celebrates local donor

Friday, January 9, 2015 6:25 a.m.

South Carolina was represented on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float with a floragraph or floral portrait of a local hero. This year’s …

Save Shem Creek draws big crowd for first meeting

Friday, January 9, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Supporters of the Save Shem Creek movement packed Moultrie Middle School for the organization's first public meeting Thursday night. It was standing …

Girl Scouts announce online sales, new flavors UPDATED

Thursday, January 8, 2015 2:17 p.m.

Donna Lee, marketing and communications director for Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina (GSESC), reached out to clear up some confusion from the national news stories on the natural excitement over Girl Scout cookies. The Girl Scout national online sales platform of “Digital Cookie” rolled out in December and Lowcountry Girl Scouts are …

MUSC College of Nursing ranked No. 1 in nation

Thursday, January 8, 2015 2:07 p.m.

U.S. News & World Report names online nursing program as best in country

Crown Royal Heroes Project

Thursday, January 8, 2015 11:35 a.m.

For the past seven years, Crown Royal has recognized, honored, celebrated and rewarded our military heroes. The Crown Royal Heroes Project is an on-going commitment to recognize, honor and give back to America’s finest.

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Thursday, January 8, 2015 9:35 a.m.

On Jan. 9 the Charleston County Sheriff's Office will be partnering with other law enforcement agencies nationwide to promote National Law …

Get your green thumb at Fruitmania

Thursday, January 8, 2015 7:00 a.m.

This Jan. 17, home gardeners have an opportunity to learn about growing fruit in their own backyards at the Fruitmania Garden School at Cypress …

SC Ports Authority Handles Heaviest Energy Project Move

Thursday, January 8, 2015 9:32 a.m.

SC Ports Authority recently handled one of its heaviest energy project moves to date, a 1.5 million pound Westinghouse Electric Company steam …

Lecture series at the Old Slave Market Museum

Thursday, January 8, 2015 9:11 a.m.

The Old Slave Mart Museum is hosting a three-part lecture series in commemoration of the birthday of Fredrick Douglass and Black History Month. Local authors and educators will present at the museum at 6 Chalmers St. Admission is free.

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