Lawsuit filed against Summerville Montessori

Saturday, September 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A mother has filed suit against a local school and two educators, seeking actual and punitive damages in the wake of abuse allegations.

I-26 traffic being diverted UPDATED

Friday, September 5, 2014 1:46 p.m.

One lane of traffic on westbound I-26 between Ashley Phosphate Road and U.S. 78 is now open, according to S.C. Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Bob Beres. According to Beres, a cement truck was spilling its load onto the interstate, resulting in gravel across the roadway. S.C. DOT crews have been working to clear the road since about 1 p.m. today. …

Statehouse candidates take the Ice Bucket Challenge UPDATED

Friday, September 5, 2014 1:17 p.m.

Labor Day marks the traditional start to campaign season, which means you're about to be inundated with commercials, ads, mailers, calls and even people knocking on your door. So we thought you might want to take a look at two candidates getting inundated. This is for the ubiquitous ALS ice bucket challenge going around…although is it …

Summerville schedules public hearing on National Guard Armory

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:45 p.m.

The town of Summerville is looking for feedback on what to do with the empty National Guard Armory building on Hickory Street, and has scheduled a …

DCSO investigating armed robbery

Friday, September 5, 2014 10:02 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery at a gas station convenience store.

One in custody after bank robbery UPDATED

Friday, September 5, 2014 2:37 p.m.

Summerville Police arrested Michael Doyle, 47, this afternoon and plan to charge him with entering a financial institution with the intent to steal. …

Town looks into pipe placement project

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Summerville residents are concerned about the safety of pedestrians walking on Wassamassaw Road – particularly students heading toward Alston Middle School.

Celebrate Charleston Beer Week at Homegrown Brewhouse

Friday, September 5, 2014 2:12 p.m.

For those who revel in the creations of craft brewers, a veritable cornucopia will be flowing all over the Lowcountry, starting Sunday.

Haley high on SC UPDATED

Thursday, September 4, 2014 3:46 p.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley remains enthusiastic about South Carolina’s future.

DCC overhauls tax authority

Thursday, September 4, 2014 4:01 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sales Tax Authority will have a new structure and possibly some new faces as of Sept. 16.

DD2 to host second meeting on bell schedule UPDATED

Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:19 a.m.

Another community meeting on DD2’s new proposed bell schedule will be held Sept. 9 at Ashley Ridge High School, and officials are hoping for more …

Elementary student threatens to shoot teacher UPDATED

Thursday, September 4, 2014 6:08 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is looking into alleged threats made by a William M. Reeves Elementary School student to shoot a teacher.

Suspect named, details released in Cane Bay home invasion case UPDATED

The Journal Scene

Thursday, September 4, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A man arrested Wednesday evening as a suspect in a home invasion and assault has been identified as Brandon Keith Sigmon, 31, of 257 Westbrook St. in …

Summerville man denied bond in home invasion case

The Journal-Scene

Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:43 p.m.

Brandon Keith Sigmon, the Summerville man accused of assaulting a family in the Cane Bay area Wednesday, was denied bond at a hearing Thursday …

SFD receives unexpected gift of light

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Fire Department can now add another tool – actually 25 tools – to its arsenal of firefighting equipment, thanks to a surprise gift …

Changes bring new schools into budget

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

From steel to cabinets to plumbing to roofing, changes at the new Alston Bailey and Eugene Sires elementary schools have been made to bring them …

DuBose student suspended for list titled ‘People to Kill’

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 7:03 p.m.

A DuBose Middle School student has been suspended after writing a note with a heading that read “People to Kill.”

Startup incubator to open in Summerville

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville will have its own startup incubator this October but it will need help from local entrepreneurs to fulfill its mission.

Local GOP chair indicted

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Republican Party Chairman Jordan Bryngelson has been indicted on a count of forgery.

Shots fired reported in Ladson

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:09 p.m.

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a shots fired call in Ladson early this morning.

Race for the ARK

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

American LaFrance’s remaining inventory sold UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:04 a.m.

The winding road to the shuttered American LaFrance facility in Berkeley County will come alive again in the coming weeks as winning bidders retrieve …

Serving the community: Montez Aiken

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:03 p.m.

Patrolman First Class Montez Aiken, 36, is a public servant at heart.

Contract signed for new jail

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:21 a.m.

Dorchester County has awarded the bid and signed the contract to start construction on the new detention center.

Third Thursday

Monday, September 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Final canning classes of the summer

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:19 a.m.

Two final summer canning classes are scheduled during the month of September. Jams and Jellies will be taught Sept. 6 in Moncks Corner.

Green Wave volleyball team out to make some noise

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:21 a.m.

Green Wave volleyball coach Rachel Page is expecting her team to improve on last year’s performance.

DMV closed Monday for holiday

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:19 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day state holiday.

Kids talk capitalism

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:50 p.m.

On Aug. 23 Summerville’s Farmer’s Market was bustling with its usual crowd of people looking for fresh produce or maybe a craft or two.

Business Expo Summerville Chamber UPDATED

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:20 p.m.

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