Students can now sign up to host winter Red Cross blood drives and become eligible for scholarships

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 1:35 p.m.

This winter, high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through Nov. 15 to host drives between Dec. 15, 2015, and Jan. 15, 2016.

Business Kudos

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 1:29 p.m.

Children’s Discovery Center opened its doors to a second location in Park West Wednesday, Sept. 9. Located at 3300 Stockdale Road in the growing Park West community, the new 12,000 sq. ft. center accommodates children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. The center’s interior designs ensure consistency in implementation of the Inspired …

Police Blotter - It’s better to find a proper restroom

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 7:10 a.m.

Police were called to a gas station because a couple got into a little argument. The female said her man came to pick her up there when her shift was over. She told police that when he arrived he looked angry.

Newspaper carrier goes the extra mile, literally UPDATED

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Just like postal carriers, newspaper delivery drivers face all sorts of obstacles along their route. Last week it was floods and rain, making some …

MPPD recovers body near Remleys Point UPDATED

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 3:46 p.m.

Mount Pleasant, SC – On October 14, 2015 around 8:30 a.m., officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to the Remleys Point boat landing regarding the recovery of a body.

Lady Hawks fall in regular season finale UPDATED

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 11:13 a.m.

The Fort Dorchester powder puff football team finished the regular season with a perfect record on Tuesday.

Ask Liz - Now that fall is here...

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 5:55 a.m.

Dear Liz,

Getting kids to read

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Newington Elementary teacher Hope Jones was looking for a way to get her students excited and motivated to read. She discussed having some athletes …

Fort Dorchester vs. Hanahan UPDATED

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 11:43 a.m.

The Fort Dorchester powder puff team won 14-6 over Hanahan on Tuesday night at NCHS. (Photos by Rob Gantt)

B.I.R.D.S. dedicating latest sculpture

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The 14th sculpture in Summerville’s B.I.R.D.S. Project has come to rest on a twisty twig at Art Central Gallery and will be dedicated at 5:30 …

If you like Neil Young, there is some good and bad news

By Tim Bullard

Special to the Moultrie News

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:51 p.m.

If you like Neil Young, there is some good and bad news, and if you like Starbucks and Monsanto, there is nothing but bad news.

Pitching in

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Newington Elementary School staff members spent the afternoon of Oct. 9 with students and families of the Arbor Oaks subdivision. Arbor Oaks was one …

“No Goat Left Behind” campaign by Heritage Foods USA

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Slow Food Charleston has designated Oct. 12-18 as “Goatober Week” in an effort to support the national “No Goat Left Behind” campaign by Heritage Foods USA. As part of the campaign, area restaurants will serve special goat dishes all week for patrons to order. There is also a Goatober Roast planned on Wednesday, Oct. 14 …

May Aldret Jessen

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 11:14 a.m.

May Aldret Jessen, widow of Herbert Henry Jessen, Jr., entered into eternal rest on October 12, 2015.

FollyPalooza set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 24

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:34 p.m.

The 8th Annual FollyPalooza will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Center Street to raise money for local cancer patients. The family-friendly event will feature a silent auction, live entertainment by several artists, local food and art vendors, kids activities and more.

Poveros celebrate 50 years together

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:27 a.m.

Ronald and Pauline Povero of Summerville celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 16. The couple was married on Oct. 16, 1965.

Local students inducted into honor society

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:32 a.m.

The following local residents, students at the College of Charleston, recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

ECCO offers flood relief assistance

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 11:19 a.m.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) announces comprehensive assistance for victims of the South Carolina flooding as they rebuild and recover from the recent disaster. The organization is accepting requests for emergency relief funds (ERF) and is distributing personal hygiene kits, flood clean-up buckets, bedding, clothing, diapers, food, water, …

SCRA building selected for Award of Merit

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 1:23 p.m.

SCRA announced that its most recently built offices in Summerville have been selected by Engineering News Record for an Award of Merit in the office/retail/mixed use category.

Initial pay increases excludes new administration hires

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:02 p.m.

Berkeley County Council unanimously agreed Monday to go forward with cost-of-living and merit pay increases but excluded employees hired on or after …

Registration open for Cuthbert Classic

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Summerville Country Club has opened registration for the 2015 Cuthbert Classic golf tournament.

Jury finds for family of lung cancer victim; tobacco companies to pay $1.5 million

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 11:48 a.m.

A Florida state jury found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA., Inc., liable on Oct. 6 for the death of Margate, Florida resident Salvatore “Sal” Marchese. In finding the tobacco companies liable, the jury awarded $1 million in compensatory damages and $500,000 in punitive damages to Mr. Marchese’s family. The …

Magnolia Gardens joins plant monitoring network

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:23 p.m.

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, a steward of the land for three centuries, has joined with other environmentally conscious gardens to monitor threats harmful insects and diseases pose to plants and food crops.

Barnes & Noble participates in National Friends of Libraries Week Celebration

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

Barnes & Noble is teaming up with the Charleston Friends of the Library to celebrate National Friends of the Library week- a week in which the community pays tribute to the auxiliary organizations called the Friends of the Library that promote, maintain, sustain, and support the many free programs that libraries around the country offer. On …

Coastal Community Foundation opens disaster relief fund to support flood relief

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:38 a.m.

To support flood relief efforts in its service area, Coastal Community Foundation is accepting donations to its Disaster Relief Fund to help organizations serving those hardest hit by recent storms and severe flooding. One hundred percent of donated funds will support organizations working in the following counties of CCF’s service area …

Mansfield: Forever to Thee, HBC UPDATED

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 3:23 p.m.

I was never a South Carolina football fan.

Blessed and ready for adoption

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 11:10 p.m.

By Debbie Merlo

Mayor Heitzler welcomes new restaurant to the city

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 11:09 p.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler stopped by Carolima’s on Oct. 7 to welcome the new restaurant, which features Gullah-style Lowcountry …

County moves forward with design of Volvo training center

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Berkeley County Council is getting the “ball off the ground” on a publicly owned training center that will prepare a workforce for …

Berkeley battles back UPDATED

The Independent

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 1:04 a.m.

Hilton Head brought it, Berkeley battled and Monday’s game became the never ending night that took one and a half hours to play 24 minutes. …

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