News briefs

Debris lines Screven Street in Kingstree, S.C.  Photo by Linda W. Brown.

NEWS BRIEFS: Flood recovery to take months

In news briefs: Flood recovery to take months; Remembering Ken Burger; Remember to vote; Parris Island celebrates; Wheel of Time Companion to debut here.

by · 10/26/2015 · Comments are Disabled · News briefs
Frazier, third from left, is flanked by clients Barb Miller and Joe Miller. Daughter Deborah Miller is at the far left. Photo provided.

GOOD NEWS: Charleston caregiver honored with big award

When Charleston resident Demonica Frazier reported to work September 28 at the Ashley Park retirement community in West Ashley, she got a big surprise. She was awarded BrightStar Care’s Caregiver of the Year for the care she provides to 90-year-old couple, Barb and Joe Miller.

by · 10/05/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
Earlier this summer, members of the 1955 Cannon Street All-Star team were honored at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.  Pictured, l-r: Team historian Agustus Holt, John Bailey, David Middleton, John Rivers and Allen Jackson. Photo provided.

GOOD NEWS: Honor for All-Stars, Matthews, more

Good news: Cannon Street Y All-Stars to be honored in October. Kit Matthew picked to head federal agency. More

by · 09/28/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS: On poverty, Gibbes’ prize, Conservancy

GOOD NEWS: On poverty, Gibbes’ prize, Conservancy

Staff reports | The South isn’t as mired in poverty as it once was, according to a new report, and South Carolina is no exception. But in many places in the Palmetto State, things still aren’t that great.

Before President Lyndon Johnson launched his War on Poverty campaign, the South was home to 49 percent of the nation’s poor, according to Pew Research. Today, the region is home to 41 percent of the nation’s poor. But what’s striking is how poverty overall is far different throughout the South.

by · 09/21/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS: Aquarium’s Holland lectures  oceans, wildlife and Lowcountry

GOOD NEWS: Aquarium’s Holland lectures oceans, wildlife and Lowcountry

Four lectures offered by the Holland Lifelong Learning initiative at the S.C. Aquarium between now and February will focus on issues that directly impact the oceans and Lowcountry. Lectures will include talks on sharks, the saltmarsh, seafood, and why zoos and aquariums matter. Also: No offshore drilling, natural history at Charleston Museum, MUSC patents, BAR report.

by · 09/14/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS:  Library meetings, Artisans Series, Riley fellows

GOOD NEWS: Library meetings, Artisans Series, Riley fellows

The Charleston County Public Library wants you to share your thoughts on what new and renovated libraries, approved overwhelmingly in November in a bond referendum, should be.

by · 09/07/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS: Avery Center to present camp meeting exhibition

GOOD NEWS: Avery Center to present camp meeting exhibition

A new exhibition of black and white photography of the history and traditions of camp meetings will open with a 7 p.m. reception on Sept. 3 at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Center.

by · 08/31/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS:  SCRA deploys $100 million since 2006

GOOD NEWS: SCRA deploys $100 million since 2006

SCRA has made more than $100 million available in funding and infrastructure to help develop the state’s knowledge economy since 2006, according to an Aug. 10 press release touting the accomplishment.

by · 08/17/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
County offers redesigned GIS site

County offers redesigned GIS site

Charleston County’s Technology Service’s Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Division has launched an updated version of its webpage, the first redesign in 10 years.

by · 08/10/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
NEWS BRIEFS: Library offers two new streaming services

NEWS BRIEFS: Library offers two new streaming services

Charleston County residents now can stream a wide variety of music and award-winning independent films for free through two online services available from Charleston County Public Library.

by · 08/03/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs