U.S. Coast Guard Sector Charleston crewmen conducted a harbor patrol as part of Operation Bubba Gump here, Aug. 29.
Operation Bubba Gump is a took place in South Carolina, Georgia state and federal waters. Joint agencies worked together to protect and enforce state and federal fishing regulations with a focus on shrimping fishery. The operation started Aug. 24 and is slated to end Sept. 6, 2020.
Sitting in folding chairs at a plastic table in the humblest of meeting rooms, the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Berkeley County, shadowed by a pandemic, prepares for a record breaking turnout in a continuous election, where the integrity of the process is as important as ever.
Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested a detention officer following an investigation over illegal contraband inside the Hill Finklea Detention Center.
Weather forecasters are calling for several days of rain showers as Hurricane Sally pushes up from the Golf Coast.
COVID-19 cases across the state are trending downward, state health officials believe it’s mainly the result of increased mask wearing. Testing is also important to help track the spread of th…
The greatest issues that Dorchester Paws currently faces are facility and maintenance issues, and consistent overcrowding.
On Sept. 11, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced a transition in leadership of its deputy area of Public Health.
The Community Resource Center has scheduled a food drive for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Rawlins Edwards Community Center, 301 N Hickory St, Summerville.
What do being in the military and being a mother have in common? They are both full time jobs where you’re on the clock 24/7.
Civilians are a vital part of the mission here at Joint Base Charleston, one of which has just hit the 40 year mark of civil and military service.
Berkeley County School District is equipping bus drivers with special sprayers to sanitize the school buses between morning and afternoon routes.
After seeing a peak in new coronavirus cases in July and five weeks of dropping numbers, 28 of South Carolina's 46 counties are no longer seeing a downward disease trend, according to a presentation given to state public health officials on Thursday.
CLEMSON – Agricultural Education teachers are in high demand and Clemson University adds a new post baccalaureate certificate program that can help fill this need.
Students and teachers in Dorchester District Two will transition to the school-based hybrid instructional model beginning Sept. 21.
Summerville’s 9th Annual Sweet Tea Festival has been re-imagined this year due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.
Tornadoes ripped through Moncks Corner in April and because of the pandemic and other factors the recovery process has been slow. Tornado victims like Teri Bradshaw and R.B. Mixson are still trying to rebuild their lives.
Home ownership, a reliable wealth-generator, is at the heart of the American Dream, but African Americans don't benefit from it at the same rates as Whites.
Children are invited to explore their artistic side at the Public Works Art Center’s new children’s classroom.
In the rural farming community of St. George, surrounded by fields of nearly-mature cotton and peanuts, the state’s first and only malt house operates around the clock to create a malt made from locally-grown barley.
A Goose Creek man died after a hunting accident in Beaufort County last weekend, according to the Beaufort County Coroner.
When Deborah Peek of Givhans wanted to find a special way to honor her father and father-in-law, she turned to a special organization, the Quilts of Valor Foundation.
The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirmed that a raccoon located near Eagle Landing Boulevard and Audubon Drive in Hanahan tested positive for rabies. One person was …
According to new research from the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council and the American Academy of Nursing, older adults are more vulnerable and experience more casualties after a n…
The team was ready for a blue-ribbon year. With 60 participating schools, brand new greenhouses and a finely tuned process for growing Spartina grass, they anticipated a record-breaking season…
The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on local employment, according to data from a major economic indicator released last week.
Moncks Corner plans to hire six additional fire fighters after receiving a federal grant.
Berkeley Electric Cooperative announced that crews are heading to the gulf coast to assist with cleanup and utility restoration. Crews left early in the morning on Aug. 28, on their way to Louisiana.
Residents can purchase personalized bricks that will make up the veterans plaza at John McCants Veterans Park in Goose Creek.
American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Cainhoy Road in Huger, was damaged by a fire today.
Inc. magazine revealed that Preferred Home Services is No. 1,352 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
Molina Healthcare and Community’s Hope Impact Center recently hosted their annual Back-to-School Bash in Moncks Corner, distributed 150 bags filled with school supplies and stress balls to hel…
Ashley Ridge High School is mourning the death of a football player.
Dorchester County firefighter and Summerville resident Dave Moore is planning to walk 100 miles across the Lowcountry in 48 hours to raise money for U.S. veterans, families of fallen heroes an…
The Summerville Area Ministerial Association is hosting a quarterly First Friday Unity Service on Sept. 4 in Hutchinson Square.
Employment rates across the state rose in July as more people went back to work amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and unemployment rates ticked lower, according to the Department of Employme…
South Carolina is one of only two states without a collegiate aeronautics program, but not for long. Charleston Southern University has announced plans to offer a Bachelor of Science in aerona…
The City of Goose Creek Recreation Department is hosting an outdoor carpool cinema Night on Sept. 26 at Eubanks Park located at 125 Old Moncks Corner Road.
Berkeley County Voters Registration and Elections has partnered with Berkeley County Public Library System to open two satellite locations in October for Berkeley County citizens to vote in-pe…
The Citadel Bulldogs will travel to face perennial FBS power Clemson on Sept. 19 as part of their four-game slate this fall.
Drivers have seen continued low gasoline prices around the Lowcountry in recent weeks, a trend drivers have enjoyed for most of the year.
Dorchester Paws is currently operating overcapacity at cats.
The COVID-19 environment is forcing educators, students and specialists who train working professionals to reevaluate their traditional methods of teaching.
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Scott Stanley Schemmel, age 48, of Goose Creek, on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.
A scenario from Dorchester County: A train carrying hazardous material has derailed between Coburn Town Road and Highway, 27 in Ridgeville. All residents and businesses within a 3-mile radius should remain indoors until further notice.
As administrators grapple with school reopening formats amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, teachers, parents and students have mixed emotions about returning to school.
Charleston Southern University will waive standardized test score requirements for some Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 applicants to provide relief to prospective students and their families in the…
A new Little Free Library has been installed inside of the TriCounty Link parking lot located on the Berlin G Myers Parkway near Gahagan Road.
As lawmakers discuss what’s ahead with unemployment payments, mortgage and rental assistance to help offset COVID-19’s effects on the economy, Trident United Way (TUW) continues to scramble to…