Tri-County 9-1-1 Leaders Asking Citizens to Help Address Internet Phone Concerns

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Staff at area 9-1-1 centers, including those in Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties, noticed an issue with the increasingly popular Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) or internet phone service. Leaders are asking citizens to update their providers with a current address to avoid any problems with locating a caller during an emergency …

SEND OFF PARTY: 3 Guys on motorcycles, 5500 miles across the USA to purchase injured veterans all-terrain wheelchairs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:09 a.m.

The Send Off Party for TOUR TO ENABLE will be held on Wednesday Aug. 27 at Liberty Taproom in Mount Pleasant. Great drink specials, a chance to meet the riders before their journey and donate to their cause. The TOUR TO ENABLE is three Charleston area men who are departing Charleston on Aug. 28 for a 3 week, 5,500 mile motorcycle ride to raise $15, …

Upcoming Chamber of Commerce events

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:49 a.m.

Upcoming Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Events: Sept. 5 – Oct. 24

Pups beat dog days of summer at Whirlin’ Waters

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:28 a.m.

Humans can cool down at beaches and waterparks, but how does man’s best friend beat the heat?

Learning abroad, lessons at home: One local teacher’s travels

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:38 a.m.

With the beginning of another new school year comes the return of that all-too-familiar question: “What did you do over summer break?” …

Freedom of the Press Essay Contest winners announced

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:39 a.m.

The Moultrie News is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Freedom of the Press Essay Contest sponsored by Larry Kobrovsky and the Moultrie …

Crabpot fall classes open for registration

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:37 a.m.

With their 22nd season ready to get under way, the Crabpot Players Theatre Company has opened up registration for a variety of classes for all ages.

Mount Pleasant CARTA routes continue ridership surge

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:36 a.m.

Traditionally, transit ridership numbers slump in July, as regular riders take vacations and students are out of school. Still, the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) managed to post a 2 percent ridership increase over July 2013 – the best July total ridership in the system's history at nearly 430,000.

Water Missions International employee helps battle Ebola

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:08 a.m.

Dr. Jeffery Deal departed from Charleston en route to the Republic of Liberia, responding to a request from the office of the president of Liberia for assistance in fighting the deadly Ebola virus.

Bill Lewis retires from CCSD

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

Bill Lewis tried to retire as COO of Capital Programs for the Charleston County School District (CCSD) back in June. His colleagues even had a party for him.

SCRA wins re-compete for Navy Center of Excellence

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:46 p.m.

SCRA Applied Research and Development announced that they have been selected to lead the Navy Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence. This is a U.S. Navy Manufacturing Technologies (ManTech) Center of Excellence, chartered by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). The five-year contract represents both a re-compete win and …

‘2014 S.C. Health Professions Data Book’ now available

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:55 a.m.

The Office for Healthcare Workforce Analysis and Planning has just released a new edition of their “South Carolina Health Professions Data Book.” This statistical reference book assembles information from a variety of sources into a single volume, reporting the number and distribution of health care providers practicing in the state …

Coal Miner’s Daughter still wowing crowds

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:08 a.m.

The beautiful back lawn of Boone Hall was packed with fans of all ages to hear one of the most celebrated country music singers in history. The 82- …

Leaders provide update on Charleston Fisher House

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:29 p.m.

Leaders in Charleston are scheduled to provide an update on the progress of a new Fisher House in the city.

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.

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.

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.

Adopters Save 286 Animals at Charleston Animal Society

Monday, August 25, 2014 9:26 a.m.

People came out in droves this week after hearing Charleston Animal Society's urgent plea for adopters to help ease the shelter's overcrowding issue. “What a difference 5 days and a lot of love from the community can make,” said Charleston Animal Society Chief Executive Officer Joe Elmore. “Last week, we had animals in cages …

Hollings Cancer Center celebrates increases in HPV vaccine use

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

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released late July their National Immunization Survey for Teens (NIS-Teen) data showing that Human …

Mobile app puts real-time school bus info in palm of your hand

Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Student Transportation Inc. (STI), North America's third-largest provider of school bus transportation services, announced the national rollout of SchoolWheels SafeStop, a mobile app that allows parents, students and schools to securely pinpoint the location of a vehicle on its route to and from school. The app updates in real time with stop and …

Waves of hummingbirds to migrate through area

Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Beginning in August, millions of hummingbirds will travel to Mexico and Central America as part of an instinctive migration pattern that they have …

Hollings Cancer Center unveils new technology

Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

New technology installed at the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center offers patients a non-surgical, specialized form of treatment that can be completed in five or fewer outpatient sessions, each lasting 20 minutes or less. The first patient was treated on Aug. 13.

Authors carve town history into new local book

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Full of beautiful white marble comparable to that of its sister city Pietrasanta, Italy, Sylacauga, Alabama is a city of quality places, products and …

Awendaw Crab Fest returns

Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:00 p.m.

If you love blue crabs, you can find them in abundance at the Awendaw Blue Crab Festival. This event is a favorite of not just the locals, but those …

Lowcountry Conservatory of Music opens in Charleston, Georgetown

Saturday, August 23, 2014 2:00 p.m.

The Lowcountry Conservatory of Music (LCM), a newly established nonprofit music education program serving Charleston and Georgetown counties by promoting excellence in music through high-caliber private music education and public performance, is pleased to announce its inaugural enrollment for fall 2014.

Overcrowding creates crisis at Charleston Animal Society

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:51 a.m.

Charleston Animal Society is making an urgent plea to the community and other rescue groups to please make room for one more. “In the past two weeks, …

CARTA offers $3 airport-to-downtown route

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:54 p.m.

A cab ride from Charleston International Airport to downtown Charleston starts at about $30. Booking a trip on the ride-sharing app Uber will run you about the same.

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