Lifeguards and aquatic center members saved the life of a 5-year-old boy who slipped under the water and lost consciousness at a swimming pool last month. Those lifeguards were honored at the Monroe City Council meeting July 16.
Cameron James, 17, says he knew 21-year-old Kevin Christian through the Boy Scouts. According to Military Times, Christian died Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border.
A food and convenience store chain that plans to create 1200 jobs in our area is now open for business in the tricounty. Parker's Kitchen opened its first store June 29 in Moncks Corner. Parker's plans to open 40 stores in the tricounty over the next four years.
Some bouncing ballerinas at Oakbrook Middle School in North Charleston get to dance part of the school day away in dance class. Their teacher says they need balance boards to improve their technical skills.
In piano class, students work at their own pace, so it is necessary for them to have headphones so they can focus on their own work. Oakbrook Middle school piano teacher Kimberly Fludd says that's why she is requesting these items on the Donors Choose website.
A Midlands Army veteran battling ALS is able to fulfill a bucket list item. This week, she was back in uniform to lead the latest group of soldiers to complete basic training at Fort Jackson, as the soldiers marched off of Hilton Field for their graduation ceremony.
Coach Travis Gladden of the Zucker Middle School girls basketball team says the balls they currently have are worn out with no bounce. He's asking for help to get top quality balls for the girls, who had a great season. He says sports helps students on and off the court.
Ms. Andrysczyk is an ELA teacher at Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School. She wants copies of the novel, Letters from Rifka, for her students. She says that and a big colorful rug are helpful in engaging students.
Angie Balderson had worked in real estate, pharmaceutical sales and radio sales, and did very well for herself and the companies she represented. But she decided she wanted to start making money for herself.
Victor Colbert was a cook at heart, but worked other jobs to provide for his family until he made the decision to go into the food truck industry. He says now he gets to control his schedule, have time for family and make money. He shares the bumps in the road he encountered in running a food truck.
Michelle Moultrie Summers has built a successful event planning business. But after quitting her day job, she realized it was going to take more than creativity to run a successful company. She shares the ups and downs of getting started and three things she would have done differently.
John Pritchett of Evansville was at a meeting Wednesday evening when someone came running inside the building, frantically asking for help.What Pritchett chose to do in the next minute may be the reason why the person he helped has a second chance at life.
Cassidy Hooper is one of only a few people in the world born with no eyes and no nose. We first met her in 2008, at 11 years old. She’s now 22 and just graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte.