Summerville, SC (January 3, 2022) – Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC), Children In Crisis, welcomes Tony Pope - State Farm Agent, as the incoming Chairman of the 2022 Board of Directors. Pope has been a State Farm Insurance Agent in the Charleston SC area since 1990 with offices in Mount Pleasant, North Charleston and Summerville. Pope brings to his role over 35 years of sales, administrative and management experience. “We are so grateful for the continued support from Tony Pope. His
Moncks Corner, SC (November 16,2021) The Town of Moncks Corner is proud to announce that it is one step closer to a traffic signal at the corner of US Highway 52 and Foxbank Plantation Boulevard. “This is going to be huge for the residents of Foxbank and for the parents of Foxbank Elementary students,” declared Mayor Michael Lockliear. “I know it’s been a long time coming, but this will make life so much easier for those in Foxbank and on 52.” On November 16, 2021, the Town passed the first reading of an
The Town of Moncks Corner is proud to announce that Home Telecom will be the naming sponsor for the new Miracle League Field to be constructed at the Regional Recreation Complex. With its headquarters located only a mile away from the complex, Home Telecom is not only a business leader in the community, but they have leadership dedicated to the growth and development of Moncks Corner. “This is such a huge day for Moncks Corner and for our citizens who need us the most,” said Mayor Michael Lockliear.
North Charleston, SC (September 13, 2021) - State Farm™ Agent Tony Pope has opened a third agency. His third office location is located at 8316 Rivers Avenue in North Charleston. He and his team can be reached at (843) 806-1000. This opportunity will allow Pope to not only continue servicing his current customers, but to expand into the growing North Charleston area. Pope has been with State Farm for over 31 years and has two additional office locations at 1661 North Main St in Summerville and 3044
ST. LEO, FL – Saint Leo University was named as one of the best regional universities in the South today (September 13) in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. In addition, Saint Leo was named to the Top Performers on Social Mobility list. The latest edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges assessed 1,466 U.S. bachelor's degree-granting institutions on 17 measures of academic quality. Only regionally accredited institutions that enrolled first-year (freshmen) students to
The new brand location is designed with state of the art video displays and offers the best in South Carolina sports memorabilia. Summerville (September 16, 2021) – Buffalo Wild Wings will open their Brand New Summerville location this week in Cane Bay, on Friday, September 17th. The location, at 117 North Creek Drive, is the New Center Stage Buffalo Wild Wings design with state of the art video display’s to watch your favorite sports teams. Buffalo Wild Wings offers the brand’s award-winning chicken
The Charleston Symphony (CSO) today announced that tickets to individual concerts for its 2021-2022 performance season are now available for public purchase. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the CSO is one of a few select orchestras in the United States that was able to serve its community throughout the pandemic by performing full symphonic repertoire for live audiences. While the CSO completed a full 20-21 season of its Masterworks and Pops series, ticket inventory was dramatically limited due to
Officials announce signed agreement, now seeking accrediting approval ST. LEO, FL – Saint Leo University President Jeffrey Senese announced today that the university has signed an agreement to merge with Marymount California University, following a vote from the university’s board of trustees. This agreement will unite the two Catholic, values-based institutions together under the Saint Leo University name, helping to provide students everywhere with a quality education. Saint Leo University is based in
MONCKS CORNER, SC July 27, 2021— Home Telecom has been awarded a state grant by the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) to expand rural broadband projects in Berkeley County. Home Telecom is one of 16 internet providers in 22 counties in South Carolina who applied for and won the $2 million funding for their County. Earlier this year, the Joint Bond Review Committee approved the allocation of $30 million for a competitive rural infrastructure grant program to be administered by ORS in
Hospital Earns Recognition as a Teaching Hospital North Charleston, SC (June 30, 2021) – On July 1 Trident Medical Center will become a teaching hospital with the debut of two Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs – Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. For the hospital’s CEO Christina Oh adding residency programs to Trident’s growing list of services is critical to meeting the future healthcare needs of Lowcountry families. “Training the next generation of physicians, especially in much-need
(North Charleston, SC) June 15, 2021 - Trident Cancer Center oncologists, staff and patients commemorated National Cancer Survivors Day with a celebration marking the center’s 35th anniversary. Breast surgeon Autumn Shobe, DO, who practices at Breast Surgery Specialists Trident Health, says, “I think working alongside patients fighting cancer is unlike any other experience in a hospital. You truly get to see what the words “hope”, “inspiration” and “faith” look like. Chrystal Wilson, the director of
Charleston Symphony Announces Pivot from Pandemic, Releases Programming for 2021-2022 Season: ''A Triumphant Return''
APRIL 27, 2021 (Charleston, South Carolina) – The Charleston Symphony (CSO) today announced programming and plans for its 2021-2022 performance season, starting in September with concerts at the Charleston Gaillard Center. The CSO is one of a few select orchestras in the United States that continued serving its community throughout the pandemic by performing full symphonic repertoire for live audiences. The Charleston Symphony’s 21-22 season is focused on the artistic celebration of the orchestra’s
Summerville Medical Center is pleased to welcome Theresa Kloewer as the hospital’s new Chief Nursing Officer. Kloewer has been a nurse leader with HCA Healthcare for the past 18 years, most recently the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Kloewer led the 275-bed facility’s acute care nursing operations including all direct patient care activities, nursing education and development, patient experience, quality improvement, and more. She
North Charleston, SC — Trident Health announces it has selected Christina Oh as its new Chief Executive Officer following the departure of Todd Gallati, who served 31 years with HCA Healthcare; 13 of those as President and Chief Executive Officer of Trident Health. Oh joins Trident Health from Abrazo West, Tenet Healthcare's high acuity flagship hospital in their five hospital market in Phoenix, AZ. Oh begins her new job May 3, 2021. Oh's 12 year healthcare career is highlighted by advancing through
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – Trident Medical Center will break ground this fall on a $30 million behavioral health hospital to expand mental health treatment capacity in the Lowcountry. The health care provider announced details of the facility Tuesday, which it’s billing as the first freestanding behavioral health hospital in the region in more than three decades. The 60-bed facility will be built o 17 acres near the Trident campus along University Boulevard in North Charleston. Back in 2014,
Expanding Breast Imaging and Breast Health Services for Growing Lowcountry Community Summerville Medical Center has broken ground on the Summerville Breast Center, a $1 million construction renovation project designed to provide fully comprehensive breast imaging and breast health for women across the Lowcountry. The Summerville Breast Center is scheduled to be completed in summer 2021. Currently the hospital provides mammogram screenings. Mammography services will move to the new breast center as part
30-Year HCA Healthcare Veteran Led Growth of Critical Care Services in the Lowcountry Todd Gallati, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trident Health since 2008 has announced he will retire from healthcare on June 1, 2021, his 32 nd anniversary of entering healthcare and with HCA Healthcare. “Since I was a kid I have always loved the work of hospitals. Memories of joining my dad during his surgical rounds or of my first job as a nursing assistant and transporter are still fresh enough to give
MARCH 9, 2021 (Charleston, South Carolina) – The Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) today announced changes to its business model that will ensure the organization’s ongoing financial sustainability in the wake of COVID-19. These changes include an expanded partnership with the Charleston Gaillard Center and a redeveloped artistic leadership strategy, both of which align with the orchestra’s commitment to delivering the highest quality orchestral music to the Lowcountry. Prior to the pandemic, the CSO
On Monday, February 8, 2021 the Joseph M. Still Burn Clinic at Trident Medical Center will expand to two days to better serve the burn care needs of South Carolina patients. Patients can now schedule appointments for Monday and Wednesday each week. “As Charleston and South Carolina’s Lowcountry region have grown so has the need for quality burn care." said Bounthavy Homsombath, MD, a burn specialist who treats patients at Trident. By expanding the outpatient burn clinic at Trident Medical Center to two
Summerville Medical Center is proud to welcome board-certified colorectal surgeon Cesar Santiago, MD and the practice of Colorectal Specialists to Summerville Medical Center's campus. "As Summerville and the Lowcountry continue to grow, we are proud to bring more services and specialties to our hospital to better serve our community," commented Jeff Taylor, Chief Executive Officer at Summerville Medical Center. "I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Santiago to our campus and to be able to provide innovative
Fetter Health Care Network is pleased to welcome Kevin Kumar Patel, MD to our health centers in Berkeley and Charleston counties. Dr. Patel specializes in Internal Medicine and will be serving patients in downtown Charleston and Cross.
Series Will Help Participants Improve Their Writing Skills, Prepare for Tests and CareersWritten communication is key to understanding, learning, and succeeding in today’s fast-paced world. To assist in building these fundamental skills, Saint Leo University is offering a free, five-week, drop-in English writing workshop, which will begin Monday, February 1. The workshop will take place at 7:30 p.m. (EST) February 1, 8, 15, and 22, and March 1, via Zoom.These sessions are designed to help anyone who is