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GCPD reactivates its Facebook page

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department has reactivated its Facebook page.

Plaintiffs in hotel case seeking standstill agreement

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 5:01 a.m.

While the town of Summerville proceeds with The Dorchester hotel, plaintiffs in the ongoing lawsuit against the town are determined to reach a …

Crime beat

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The rental representative for Blanchard Machinery Company told deputies he had gone to pick up a Caterpillar 259B track from Waverly Place in North Charleston on April 30 and discovered it was missing, a report said. He told deputies the renter had canceled the order a week earlier but couldn’t yet return the machinery to the company. The …

Congratulations!

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Congratulations to Meredith Chinnis and Amie Spitzer, who each won a pair of tickets to the Saturday Charleston Battery home game by emailing the “Summerville word” they found in Friday’s paper.

Online applications being accepted for 2015 gator hunting

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources began accepting online applications for the 2015 Public Alligator Hunting season and the Wildlife …

Police Blotter – Woman caught stealing entire bolt of fabric

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 6:16 a.m.

Late one night, an officer drove by a baseball field and saw a truck backed into a space. The lights to the stadium were shut down and there was no game going on at that late hour, so the situation was suspicious.

Unattractive addition

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Murder charge to be filed in case of missing mom UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:18 p.m.

Evidence indicates missing Summerville mom Ashley Pegram, 28, is most likely deceased, the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. …

Lewis captures close Berkeley County Sheriff GOP runoff win

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 8:54 p.m.

Duane Lewis has captured a dramatic victory in the GOP runoff for Berkeley County Sheriff.

Swamp Foxes shutout Wildcats

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 4:41 p.m.

The Ashley Ridge baseball team opened the Class AAAA playoffs Thursday by earning a 6-0 shutout over West Ashley in The Swamp.

Mmm … strawberry season is here!

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 9:29 a.m.

Strawberries are in season, and Clemson Extension is reminding everyone in Berkeley County that it’s time to jam it up – literally and …

Training seminar for retailers set for May 13

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 10:05 a.m.

The Ernest E. Kennedy Center, the Goose Creek Police Department, The Berkeley/Charleston Alcohol Enforcement Team and Project STAR are sponsoring a Palmetto Retailers Education Program training for store owners, managers, clerks, and training personnel from stores, restaurants, and places that sell tobacco and alcohol.

Lorraine E. Korn

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 7:03 a.m.

Lorraine E. Korn, widow of Kenneth R. Korn (USAF Retired), passed away peacefully Thursday, April 30, 2015. She was a daughter of the late Walter and Gertrude Mueller and was born October 3, 1922 in Winona County, MN. Mrs. Korn was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Lewiston, MN. She was employed at Nussloch and Son Hardware Store in Lewiston …

Wando vs. Lugoff-Elgin gallery UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 5:24 p.m.

Wando girls soccer defeated Lugoff-Elgin, 7-0, in the opening round of the Class AAAA playoffs Monday in Mount Pleasant.

Habitat funded for Women Build home

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 2:19 p.m.

The Exchange Club of Charleston recently held its annual “Charity Check Presentations” with more than $800,000 distributed to more than …

Bishop England vs. Loris gallery UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 4:01 p.m.

Bishop England defeated Loris, 12-2, in the second round of the Class AA playoffs Saturday May 2 on Daniel Island.

Wando wins first in national restaurant management showdown

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:26 p.m.

Students from Wando High School took home first place this past weekend at the nation’s largest culinary and restaurant management competition, …

Summerville ends Knights’ baseball season

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:26 a.m.

Summerville defeated Stratford 13-2 in five innings Monday to eliminate the Knights from the Class AAAA baseball playoffs.

DNR accepting applications for alligator hunting season

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources began accepting online applications for the 2015 Public Alligator Hunting season and the Wildlife …

Lady Knights finish 19-9

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 9:49 a.m.

The Stratford softball team ended the season with a 19-9 record.

Citadel Fulbright Scholar to teach in Germany

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:10 p.m.

Cadet Brandon Bohrn, a native of Simpsonville, South Carolina, is earning international recognition by becoming a Fulbright Scholar for the 2015-16 academic year. Bohrn will teach English to students at a high school in North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany. Following his year in Germany, Bohrn plans to pursue a graduate degree in international …

Hanahan man charged with murder in Pegram case

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:49 p.m.

Evidence indicates missing Summerville mom Ashley Pegram, 28, is most likely deceased, the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. …

Sullivan’s Island voters call for new faces on Town Council UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 8:34 p.m.

The people of Sullivan’s Island have spoken and they say it’s time for a change. According to the unofficial results of Tuesday’s Town Council election, incumbents Jerry Kaynard and Mary Jane Watson were not re-elected for what would have been the third consecutive term for both candidates. Joining Town Council will be Bachman …

Wesley AME announces 30th anniversary choir celebration

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 10:01 a.m.

The Youth and Sunbeam Choir of Wesley AME Church cordially invites the public to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the choir. All youth and Sunbeam choirs are asked to render one selection on Sunday, May 17 at 4 p.m.

Elise Testone & Stop Light Observations Live at the Charleston Music Hall UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 5:06 p.m.

Elise Testone and Stop Light Observations performed for a taping of PBS's "Live at the Charleston Music Hall." Photos by Dustin Waters.

Red Cross seeks blood donors in weeks leading up to summer UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:08 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 5, 2015) — The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need by giving blood in May before the busy summer season kicks in.

Bulls Bay Nature Festival May 16

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 2:52 p.m.

From the Forest to the Sea

Federal Agencies Community Exhibition

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 2:06 p.m.

The Federal Executive Association of the Greater Charleston Area and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce will host informational exhibitions by various federal agencies to educate the public about the many ways the federal government serves the community and makes life better for Lowcountry citizens. Approximately 25 federal agencies and …

Kennedy Center hosting training seminar for retailers May 13

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 10:02 a.m.

The Ernest E. Kennedy Center, the Goose Creek Police Department, The Berkeley/Charleston Alcohol Enforcement Team and Project STAR are sponsoring a Palmetto Retailers Education Program training for store owners, managers, clerks, and training personnel from stores, restaurants, and places that sell tobacco and alcohol.

Registration open for BCSO summer camp

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Registration is still open for the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Summer Deputy Camp for children.

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