Safety improvements underway for Berkeley County schools

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:06 a.m.

School is out for another few weeks, but safety improvements are underway to keep kids safe once they return.

Coosaw Creek ousted as City Meet Champion

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:29 a.m.

A strong push in the age 15-18 division wasn’t enough to earn the Coosaw Creek Crocodiles another Coastal Carolina Aquatics Association Championship. …

Rustic beauty of Jackson Fork Ranch, Wyoming

By Sharon Spence Lieb

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:23 a.m.

Hundreds of snorting bison chew on tender grass. Elegant white trumpeter swans swaddle nests, awaiting chicks. Taupe pronghorn run wild and free in …

Blood drives planned as need increases

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:57 a.m.

The American Red Cross is calling on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer.

ECCO, MUSC and Roper St. Francis unite for new initiative UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:47 a.m.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) announces Partners in HealthCare, a new initiative serving low-income, uninsured adults that offers access to health care at no cost to the patient. In collaboration with the Medical University of South Carolina's College of Nursing and Department of Family Medicine, and Roper St. Francis Healthcare, the …

Machine Pitch All-Stars finish second in district tournament

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:15 a.m.

Moncks Corner Park and Recreation All-Star teams are proving again that the future of Berkeley Stags baseball and softball is in capable hands.

American Red Cross teams up with Charleston RiverDogs, ABC News 4, The Bridge at 105.5 & 98 Rock for RiverDog Days of Summer blood drive UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:17 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (July 21, 2014) — Eligible donors can hit a home run this summer by donating blood and helping save a life at the RiverDog …

Margaret McDowell, MD UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:58 a.m.

While she always wanted to be a doctor, she first provided care as a nurse, and some of her early experiences helping cancer patients encouraged her …

Post 166 ends season short of state

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:57 a.m.

It was a lighter slate than normal all the way around for Goose Creek Post 166 this summer.

Walmart Neighborhood Market coming to Goose Creek

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:43 a.m.

A Walmart Neighborhood Market is coming to Goose Creek.

City seeking fall festival vendors

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:11 p.m.

The City of Goose Creek will present its 2014 Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. behind the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center.

Mount Pleasant Track Club sends 33 to nationals UPDATED

Monday, July 21, 2014 5:05 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Track Club (MPTC) has 33 athletes competing in the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Outdoor Championship this week at …

Trident Amateur Radio Club balloon launch

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:02 p.m.

The Trident Amateur Radio Club launched a balloon more than 100,000 feet in the air to take pictures of the earth.

Filipino outreach event Aug. 2

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:32 a.m.

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Filipino Community Center Inc. in Charleston, has announced that it will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission.

Math Writing Team Convenes for New Standards

Monday, July 21, 2014 4:51 p.m.

Dr. Mick Zais, State Superintendent of Education, issued the following statement announcing the math team writing new standards held their first meeting today.

BHS sophomore receives national honor

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:41 a.m.

The National Honor Society of High School Scholars has announced that Berkeley High School student Alayah M. Jones of Moncks Corner has been selected …

More City Swim Meet Photos

Monday, July 21, 2014 4:14 p.m.

Photos By Dan Brown

Snee Farm reclaims City Meet throne UPDATED

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:59 a.m.

Snee Farm swim team returned to championship form in dominant fashion last weekend to capture the 2014 Coastal Carolina Aquatic Association (CCAA) …

Red Cross asks for blood donations

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross is calling on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer.

Town honors Park and Rec All-Stars

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:30 a.m.

Honoring the accomplishments of its young people has been a long standing tradition with Moncks Corner Town Council.

Wando's Jacques commits to UNCC

Monday, July 21, 2014 1:11 a.m.

Wando rising senior Ben Jacques committed to the University of North Carolina-Charlotte (UNCC) football's 2015 recruiting class last week.

‘Taste of the World’ coming to Mount Pleasant this November

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The ninth installment of “Taste of the World,” the Charleston Port and Seafarers' Society's largest annual fundraiser, is coming to Alhambra Hall on Thursday, Nov. 13. The purpose of the event is to raise funds for the Charleston Port and Seafarers' Society (ChaPSS), an organization that welcomes and serves the needs of thousands of …

Rivertowne wins East Cooper Swim League championship UPDATED

Monday, July 21, 2014 5:05 p.m.

Rivertowne Country Club won the 2014 East Cooper Swim League championship Saturday at Park West Recreations Department in Mount Pleasant.

Police Blotter – Underage party

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:37 a.m.

A woman called police because she said her 18-year-old son had a party while she was away. She said he passed out and when he did, partygoers allegedly destroyed the interior of the house.

Arts for Arthritis student exhibit opens Aug. 3

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Nineteen local kids are creating art to raise funds to cure arthritis, the disease that they struggle with every day.

Meet a few pets awaiting adoption UPDATED

Monday, July 21, 2014 11:31 a.m.

The Charleston Animal Society has plenty of loving animals looking for a proper home. Here are just a few.

East Cooper Mass Choir awards $7,350 in scholarships

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The East Cooper Interdenominational Mass Choir held its annual scholarship competition at Greater Goodwill AME Church.

Jobless rate continues to rise in Berkeley County

The Gazette

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:36 a.m.

Berkeley County saw nearly 1,000 more persons seeking work in June, which has contributed to the county’s increasing jobless rate, according to …

Groups gather to protect ‘Sportsman’s Paradise’

The Independent

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:36 p.m.

An informal networking meeting — the first of its kind — took place July 18 among those seeking to conserve and preserve Berkeley County’s green- …

RiverDogs’ Bieber, Miley demolition a blast for fans UPDATED

Monday, July 21, 2014 1:10 a.m.

Scholars declare we study history to help preserve the past and also to help predict the future. In this case, history almost repeated itself.

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