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APAC Customer Services, Inc. expanding North Charleston operations

10/23/2014: Customer care provider expanding facility, adding 200 jobs.

Nicholas Sooter named Firefighter of the Month

10/22/2014: What makes a firefighter of the month? In Sooter's case, constant dedication to the fire service, even when not responding to a fire, his drive for improvement, and goodwill towards his fellow firefighters.

North Charleston hosts a murder mystery with manners on November 7

10/21/2014: The North Charleston Cultural Arts Department's Dinner Theatre Series continues on Nov. 7 with an interactive comedy murder mystery. Tickets are $40 ($12 for play only) and are on sale until November 4. Call 843-740-5847 to purchase.

North Charleston City Gallery to exhibit works by Setsuko Lawson and Mary Jane Nichols

10/17/2014: The Cultural Arts Dept. will host concurrent solo exhibitions of works by local artist Setsuko Lawson and Charlottesville, VA, artist Mary Jane Nichols at the City Gallery throughout November. Lawson will host a free public reception at the gallery from 5-7pm on Thursday, November 6.

Excel Apparatus accreditation indicative of company's success

10/13/2014: One of the first companies to move to the navy base after closure sees continued growth and industry validation with EASA accreditation.

North Charleston dedicates Fire Museum Exhibit Hall in memory of Jonathan Kennedy

10/9/2014: An honorary member of the North Charleston Fire Department, Jonathan Kennedy passed away in February 2014 at age 30. Although unable to become a firefighter due to complications with Crouzon syndrome, Jonathan’s presence was constant and respected within the fire stations of North Charleston.

Have a Front Porch Visit with a North Charleston Police Officer

10/8/2014: If you have an issue with the Police Department, a public safety concern in your community, or would just like to chat with an officer, give us a call.

One-Night-Only Exhibit and Reception Honors North Charleston History Mural Designer

9/29/2014: The City's Cultural Arts Department will host an exhibition and artist reception on October 9 featuring the North Charleston City History mural design by local artist James Christopher Hill. Hill will also display some of his preliminary sketches and research, along with his fine art oil paintings.

North Charleston named one of America's fastest growing cities

9/25/2014: WalletHub identifies the socio-economic growth of North Charleston as the 3rd fastest in the United States.

Artists in all disciplines sought for 2015 North Charleston Arts Festival

9/23/2014: National, regional and local artists, ethnic and cultural groups, community based groups, and individuals practicing art in all disciplines are welcome to submit an application for participation in the 2015 North Charleston Arts Festival. There is no fee to apply. Submissions are due by 5:00pm on Friday, December 5, 2014.

North Charleston Winter Basketball Registration

9/22/2014: Register for Winter Basketball with the North Charleston Recreation Department, ages 4-17.

North Charleston and Redux Contemporary Art Center partner for 3rd annual exhibition

9/19/2014: Works in a variety of media and subjects by studio artists from Redux Contemporary Art Center will be on display at the North Charleston City Gallery throughout October. A free public reception will be held on Oct. 2 from 5-7pm.

25 years after Hurricane Hugo - stories from two mayors

9/19/2014: Former Mayor Bourne and current Mayor Summey recount Hurricane Hugo.

Capt. Eric Muench named NCFD's Employee of the Month

9/19/2014: For actions aligning with the values of the North Charleston Fire Department and going above and beyond the call of duty.

160th SOAR (A) Conducts Training near North Charleston

9/17/2014: The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment will be training in North Charleston tomorrow and Thursday. Their training missions will occur at night and may involve several low flying black helicopters.

O'Hear and Spruill bridge replacements

9/17/2014: The bridges over Noisette Creek on O'Hear and Spruill Avenue will be replaced by SCDOT with work continuing until January 2016. Detours will be in place.

Visual Art Exhibition Opportunities Offered in North Charleston

9/16/2014: The North Charleston Cultural Arts Dept. is now accepting applications from individual artists and artist groups for North Charleston City Gallery, City Hall, and other City sites for their July 2015 through June 2016 program calendar. Application deadline is Nov. 30, 2014.

TorqTek Design and Manufacturing expanding North Charleston facility

9/9/2014: $12 million investment by automotive supplier to create 50 new jobs

Max High named Firefighter for the Day

9/5/2014: The Fire Department named Max High, a young boy with Spinal Musclar Atrophy, "Firefighter for the Day."

Charleston City Paper challenges mayor to sing Cher: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

9/4/2014: The Charleston City Paper challenged North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey to a Cher tribute: CHALLENGED ACCEPTED.

North Charleston Kicks Off Dinner Theatre Series with Motown Musical on September 12

8/28/2014: The 2014/15 North Charleston Dinner Theatre Series opens September 12 with a performance of "The Reunion: A Lil Mo’ Motown Magic" presented by Donna Lee Williams and Remnant Productions.

City of North Charleston Appoints New Artist-in-Residence

8/26/2014: Local mixed media artist, Alexandra Roberts, has been appointed by the City of North Charleston's Cultural Arts Department as the City's 2014/15 Artist-in-Residence.

CARTA's North Charleston Regional Intermodal Facility

8/22/2014: The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority presents information to the community for the proposed $14.5-million North Charleston Intermodal Transportation Facility.

Sponsored Fall Decorations on East Montague to Benefit Needy Families

8/21/2014: Get exposure and give back! Individuals, businesses, and community groups are invited to sponsor decorative autumn wreaths for charity. Proceeds from wreath sponsorships go toward the City of North Charleston’s Christmas Charity benefiting needy families.

North Charleston City Gallery to exhibit abstract works by Christine Bush Roman & Nancy Wyman Ray

8/20/2014: Mixed media works by local artist Christine Bush Roman and works of ink on paper by Rock Hill, SC, artist, Nancy Wyman Ray, will be on display at the North Charleston City Gallery from September 4-30, 2014, with a free public reception on Thursday, September 4, from 5:00-7:00pm.

Palmetto Masters' historical performance in national swim meet

8/18/2014: The Palmetto Masters National Team competed in the 2014 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championship with a historical performance.

Danny Jones trained swimmer wins 2014 Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series

8/12/2014: Sandy O'Keefe, who trains at Danny Jones pool, wins the 2014 Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series, beating competition by over 4 minutes.

Rivers Ave repaving begins on August 10

8/8/2014: Road work on the Rivers Avenue will begin on August 10, 2014 at the intersection of Remount Road and stopping at the intersection of Ashley Phosphate. The work consists of roadway milling and paving with traffic being reduced to one lane in both directions. Work will take place between 9:00 pm and 6:00 am.

NCPD packs school supplies

8/6/2014: The North Charleston Police Department and other North Charleston employees pack bags of school supplies as part of the City's annual It's Cool to be in School supplies drive.

New Charleston County magistrate court opens

8/5/2014: On Monday, Aug. 4, Charleston County’s Magistrates/Summary Courts held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the North Area 3 Magistrate Court at 6185 Rivers Avenue, Suite E, in North Charleston.

North Charleston wins Dixie Majors Worlds Series

8/1/2014: North Charleston's Dixie Majors baseball wins 4th World Series title.

Spirit of '45 visits Navy Base Memorial (w/Photos)

7/31/2014: The Spirit of '45 tour visited the Greater Charleston Naval Base Memorial at Riverfront Park.

UNCF Mayors Breakfast (w/Photos)

7/31/2014: In recognition of their many years of positively impacting young people across our nation, the UNCF President and CEO, Dr. Michael L. Lomax hosted the Inaugural Lowcountry Mayors UNCF Breakfast at the Felix Davis Community Center in North Charleston.

Mt. Pleasant Swim Club sweeps Long Course State Championships

7/30/2014: A local swim team who trains year round at Danny Jones pool in North Charleston defeats 25 South Carolina swim teams, including Spartanburg Aquatics who has held the title for 13 consecutive years.

Boeing to Assemble 787-10 Dreamliner in North Charleston

7/30/2014: Boeing announced today that final assembly of the 787-10, the newest and longest member of the 787 Dreamliner family of airplanes, will take place exclusively in North Charleston, S.C.

Lineage Logistics breaks ground in North Charleston

7/25/2014: Lineage Logistics, a warehousing and logistics company backed by Bay Grove, broke ground on a state-of-the-art 340,000 sq. ft. cold storage distribution facility in North Charleston. The project is expected to create more than 80 new jobs when completed.

Operation Summer Camp Underway at Patriots Point

7/22/2014: 800 North Charleston Summer Campers visit the Naval and Maritime Museum at Patriots Point

North Charleston City Gallery to exhibit works by Jessica Burke & Michael Ellison

7/22/2014: Drawings by Jessica Burke (Statesboro, GA) and photographs by Michael Ellison (Savannah, GA) will be on view at the North Charleston City Gallery throughout month of August. Gallery hours are 9am-5pm daily. Admission and parking are free.

Chicora Life Center announced

7/18/2014: Chicora Life Center and Charleston County Government announced an agreement that will consolidate the location of numerous government and socially-centered services in a single location at the former Charleston Naval Hospital.

Senior Aerospace AMT to open satellite operations in North Charleston

7/10/2014: Company will create 60 new skilled jobs in North Charleston

Fire Department dedicates two new engines

7/10/2014: North Charleston holds traditional wet-down ceremony for new fire engines.

2014-2015 North Charleston Dinner Theatre Series Tickets On Sale Now

7/1/2014: Tickets are now on sale for the 2014/15 North Charleston Dinner Theatre Series. Productions are scheduled on Friday evenings in September, November, January, and March in a ballroom setting at the Charleston Area Convention Center Complex. Season tickets, single performance tickets, and "performance only" tickets are available.

Fire response to home with disabled occupants

6/30/2014: Two disabled adults were rescued by North Charleston Firefighters on the night of June 18, 2014. North Charleston Fire Department reminds residents that fire safety planning and fire drills are an important part of your overall safety plan, especially for caregivers and people with disabilities.

iQor to expand North Charleston center, create 320 jobs

6/24/2014: Global company to invest $391,500 to support growing business

Update on Joseph Paul Apartment fire

6/19/2014: Two disabled adults were rescued by North Charleston Firefighters last night after successful extraction from a burning apartment. North Charleston Fire Department reminds residents that fire safety planning and fire drills are an important part of your overall safety plan, especially for caregivers and people with disabilities.

North Charleston City Gallery to Exhibit Works by The Berkeley Artists Guild

6/17/2014: The North Charleston City Gallery will feature works by members of the Berkeley Artists Guild from July 3-31, 2014. A free public reception will be held at the gallery on Thursday, July 3, from 5:00-7:00pm.

North Charleston Seeking New Artist-in-Residence for FY2014/15

6/11/2014: The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is currently seeking a professional visual artist to fill the position of Artist-in-Residence for fiscal year 2014/15. Deadline to apply is 5:00pm on Wed., July 9.

Mayor Summey remarks about Chief Driggers

6/6/2014: During an interview with Quintin Washington, North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey remarked on his history with Police Chief Eddie Driggers and the assets that the Chief brings to the Police Department.

Cops offer free basketball program for youth - registration open

6/5/2014: NCPD Cops Athletic Program is offering a free outdoor basketball league for boys 12 to 14 years old.

North Charleston Police Department unveils newly designed police vehicles

6/4/2014: North Charleston Police Department unveils newly designed police vehicles

VIDEO: Mayor Summey's advice to 5th graders

6/4/2014: North Charleston Mayor R. Keith Summey visited Pepperhill Elementary School to speak to students completing their 5th grade year. He offered the students words of wisdom and encouragement for the coming school year.

North Charleston receives grant to help fund senior center

5/29/2014: The Dorchester Road Senior Center will be located adjacent to North Charleston Fire Station 5 on land that will be donated to the City by Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission. A $350,000 grant from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor was awarded to help fund the construction of the City of North Charleston’s new senior center.

North Charleston City Gallery to Exhibit Works by Alvin Staley & DeWayne Sykes

5/29/2014: The North Charleston City Gallery will host concurrent solo exhibitions by Orangeburg, SC, artist, Alvin Staley, and local artist, DeWayne Sykes, throughout the month of June 2014. The artists will host a free public reception at the gallery on Thursday, June 5, from 5-7pm.

National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition Winners Announced

5/21/2014: As part of the North Charleston Arts Festival, winners have been selected from the pre-juried sculptures displayed at Riverfront Park.

Fire Museum announces free admission for active duty military personnel and their families

5/21/2014: In partnership with Blue Star Museums, the Fire Museum is offering free admission for military members from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

North Charleston Arts Festival Judged Fine Art & Photography Competition Winners

5/14/2014: Fine artists and photographers from across the state and beyond were invited to participate with a total of 234 fine art entries were accepted in the categories of oil, acrylic, watercolor, drawing/pastel, and 2D mixed media.

SC Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition Winners Announced

5/14/2014: Fine craft artists and artisans from across South Carolina were invited to participate in the 13th Annual South Carolina Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition, the state’s only juried fine craft competition and exhibition.

KaBOOM! designates North Charleston a “Playful City USA” Community for 4th consecutive year

5/13/2014: The City of North Charleston was once again named a “Playful City USA” community by KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to play for America’s children. KaBOOM! created “Playful City USA” in 2007 to help local governments address the play deficit by ensuring children have the time and space they need to play.

Volleyball Camp at River Oaks Middle School

5/8/2014: July Volleyball Camp instructed by Trashie Burrell of Fort Dorchester High School put on by the North Charleston Recreation Department.

Cops Athletic Program Hits the Court

5/7/2014: The Police and Recreation Departments launch the North Charleston Cops Athletic Program offering basketball for boys 12 to 14 years old.

Aeterna Zentaris selects North Charleston for new US operations

5/5/2014: Specialty biopharmaceutical company Aeterna Zentaris to open office, invest $1 million, and create 60 new jobs in North Charleston.

Video: Fort Dorchester student with autism featured on the Golf Channel

5/1/2014: Ricky Martin, a Fort Dorchester High School student with autism, and Golf instructor Perry Green at the Golf Club at Wescott Plantation were featured on the Golf Channel's In Play with Jimmy Roberts.

North Charleston announces next Citizens Public Safety Academy

4/29/2014: The City of North Charleston Police, Fire, Code Enforcement and Building Departments announce its second Citizens Public Safety Academy program designed to foster better communication between citizens of North Charleston and public safety professionals.

Lowcountry's first youth entrepreneurship center to open

4/29/2014: North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey will officiate the official ribbon cutting and dedication of the Lowcountry’s first youth entrepreneurship center on May 1 at 4:00. The Youth Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Center will house Metanoia’s high school Civic Leaders program.

Thirteen Citizens in first graduating class of the Public Safety Academy

4/25/2014: The City of North Charleston had 13 citizens graduate from its initial offering of the Public Safety Academy. The graduation culminated 11 weeks of educational and informative classroom and field work participants completed.

City of North Charleston opens newest community asset

4/18/2014: After 10 months of construction, North Charleston will open its newest community center on Paramount Drive in Wando Woods.

School of the Arts receives Jefferson Awards recognition

4/16/2014: School of the Arts selected as recipient of the award Outstanding Service by a High School and will represent South Carolina in Washington, DC.

Project means big improvement for small community

4/16/2014: The completion of improvements at Murray Hill Community Center has made a big impact on the surrounding neighborhood. North Charleston City Council and Mayor R. Keith Summey invite the public and media for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 17 at 11:30am at 2674 Bonds Avenue.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder meets with Police Officials and Program Participants on Diversion Initiative

4/14/2014: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met with members of the North Charleston Police Department, Charleston Farms Community, and a program participant in the department's innovative program S.T.A.N.D. (Stop and Take A New Direction).

May is Building Safety Month

4/11/2014: The Building Officials of SC are working to create a better public understanding and appreciation of the building regulations and the importance of these codes to the State of South Carolina residents and property owners.

Police Target Underage Drinking as Prom and Graduation Season Begins

4/10/2014: As a part of its efforts to crack down on the illegal underage sale of alcohol, the North Charleston Police Department continues to conduct operations to educate students of the consequences of under age drinking; and engage retailers to prevent underage alcohol purchase.

Clean Cities Sweep 2014

4/10/2014: More than 50 schools, neighborhoods, and community groups in North Charleston and Charleston are participating in cleanup and beautification activities throughout the two cities.

NCPD Marine Unit offers boating tips

4/9/2014: Planning Your Voyage: Before leaving home, know where you are going, who will be with you, and when you expect to return.

Annual Art & Fine Craft CoOp Gallery in North Charleston set to open April 4

4/4/2014: Art and Fine Craft CoOp Gallery and Sale at the Meeting Place each Friday and Saturday from April 4 through May 31, 2014.

Calling all artists and photographers!

4/4/2014: Entries Sought for 2014 North Charleston Arts Festival Judged Fine Art & Photography Competitions & Exhibitions

Annual North Charleston Arts Festival Set for May 2-10

4/4/2014: Nine-day celebration of the arts offers something for everyone

NCPD Officer Honored for DUI Enforcement Efforts

4/4/2014: NCPD Officer recognized by SC Department of Public Safety for enforcement of DUI laws

Fire Museum officially opens renovated theater exhibit.

3/20/2014: The North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center officially opened “Are You an Escape Artist?” theater exhibit, Thursday, March 13, 2014.

North Charleston City Gallery to Exhibit Works by Susana Berdecio & Jazz Artists of Charleston Photographers

3/19/2014: The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department is pleased to present concurrent exhibitions at the North Charleston City Gallery throughout the month of April featuring photographs by Susana Berdecio as well as Jazz Artists of Charleston’s resident photographers.

North Charleston Dinner Theatre Series Closes with Love Letters on March 21

3/7/2014: The final North Charleston Dinner Theatre performance of the season is set to take place on Friday, March 21, 2014, with Love Letters presented by Threshold Repertory Theatre and starring real-life married couple, Ginger and Al Curl.

North Charleston seeking sculptor for Performing Arts Center Monument Busts

3/3/2014: The City of North Charleston seeks to commission a sculptor to create depictions of the city’s two prominent mayors. The commissioned busts will be permanently featured on granite outdoor pedestals at the newly built outdoor monument at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center, located at 5001 Coliseum Drive in North Charleston, SC.

Harvest Festival and Block Party

October 25 on East Montague from 4pm until after dark, the Harvest Festival and Block Party features live musical performances, art and craft booths, costume contests and children's activities.

           

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