Moncks Corner Mayor Michael Lockliear and his adult son were playing on a recreation kickball team earlier this month, when a controversial call against the son caused the mayor to yell at the umpire. The town later asked that the umpire be reassigned.
Thomas Novelly reports on crime, growth and development as well as military issues in Berkeley and Dorchester counties. Previously, he was a reporter at the Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a fan of Southern rock, bourbon and horse racing.
The Limehouse Branch Creek in Ladson, near College Park, routinely floods after 2 to 3 inches of rain, according to residents and Berkeley County Council members. Now, officials are preparing to send off an application asking the Army Corps of Engineers to remove vegetation and sediment in the canal.
Summer is a brutal for Charleston-area shelters as more and more families find themselves surrendering dogs and cats during warmer months, Berkeley County Sheriff Spokeswoman Carli Drayton said.
Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester students start classes next week. We've compiled a back-to-school guide to make the process a little easier.
In a small office building in Mount Pleasant, Convergent 3D CEO and his team member Phil Williams believe they may have a partial solution to the military's epidemic of vehicle deaths.
The U.S. Air Force may allow plane mechanics to wear shorts at some of the more humid bases across the country, including Joint Base Charleston. But the design of the shorts, a style less like "Top Gun" and more like middle-aged Dad at a neighborhood cookout, have caused Airmen to react poorly to the idea online.
Video from a neighboring home shows a man and a woman confronting a group of men on bikes in the middle of the street. One man in a dark shirt, jeans and white sneakers pulls a gun from his waistband and aims it at the man and woman. Blocked by the view of the truck, shots ring out toward the man. The suspect then gets on his bicycle and rides off down Hanover Street, shouting obscenities at bystanders.