Following in his father’s footsteps

Monday, May 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Thomas Woods has been fighting fires for only a month but he’s more than certain it’s his life’s call.

DMV begins issuing new plates, starting with specialties

Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:31 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing redesigned license plates on May 1, in accordance with state law.

Goose Creek man killed in Summerville

Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:20 a.m.

A Goose Creek man died at Trident Medical Center after being shot in Summerville on Friday evening.

Thailand-bound for Christ

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

From the Bible Belt streets of a Southern small town to the heart of Buddhist country in Southeast Asia, local resident Wendy Alexander is headed on …

Police: Man, 37, killed in shooting UPDATED

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:16 a.m.

A 37-year-old man died at a local hospital after a reported shooting in the area of North Cedar and West 3rd North streets in Summerville on Friday night.

Wrongful death suit filed in bicyclist’s death

Friday, May 1, 2015 10:20 a.m.

The widower of a woman killed while bicycling to work last fall has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Charleston Battery tickets to be given away

Friday, May 1, 2015 1:42 p.m.

Are you a soccer fan? The Summerville Journal Scene is giving away two pairs of tickets to the Saturday, May 9, Charleston Battery game.

Remembering Mr. Moody

Friday, May 1, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Before he got married and became a family man, James Augustus “Gus” Moody was already so skilled at playing the saxophone that he had …

$2.3 million in county projects proposed

Friday, May 1, 2015 12:55 p.m.

The county is looking at spending more than $2.3 million this coming fiscal year, as funds become available, to cover projects deemed …

Heritage Trust partnering with Summerville High

Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:13 p.m.

Heritage Trust is proposing a project-based learning experience for Summerville High students.

Group advocating lower gas tax offers discounted gas UPDATED

Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:04 p.m.

Summerville residents had the opportunity to fill up on cheap gas Thursday afternoon as part of one local group’s initiative to raise …

County looks at implementing kiosk program

Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Council is looking to improve the way in which county-related information is disseminated to its employees and citizens.

Road closures set for Thursday

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:12 p.m.

Heavy traffic delays are expected for parts of downtown Summerville during work hours on Thursday due to road closures for tree cutting.

Local hairdresser to lather, rinse, retire after 45 years UPDATED

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 2:01 p.m.

When Joanne G. Clemons opens the door to her work every day, she says, “Thank you, God” because she considers it a blessing.

Nashville-bound UPDATED

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 5:00 a.m.

The decade was the 1960s, and Sam Glass and his band were performing country songs at a local American Legion Post in Andrews, S.C., when his soon-to- …

New shelter to cater to homeless men

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It is difficult to assess how many homeless men live in the Summerville area.

Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament UPDATED

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 8:19 a.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce had a successful 18th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, April 17 at Wescott Golf Club …

Cancer survivors, community unite for Relay for Life

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:10 p.m.

It was a bittersweet day for the community Saturday as locals gathered in the name of cancer to both celebrate local survivors and remember loved …

Residents invited to Lincolnville planning session

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:13 p.m.

You are invited to participate in Lincolnville’s Comprehensive Planning update process, which will determine a vision for the future of Lincolnville. This planning process will ensure quality growth, assist Lincolnville in prioritizing expenditure of funds, and coordinate future development efforts. The plan will focus on land use, housing, …

DD2 talks buses, SROs

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:18 a.m.

Two school services handled by outside agencies – busing and school security – are or could be handled by the district itself next year. …

Behind the Apple - Jennifer Plane

Monday, April 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Jennifer Plane is a graduate of Summerville High School and it was always her dream to come back and teach.

Summerville man killed in 1-26 wreck with semi-truck

Monday, April 27, 2015 11:50 a.m.

A Summerville man died in an I-26 collision with a semi-truck Sunday night in Berkeley County.

Man charged in deadly crash

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:22 p.m.

A Summerville man has been charged with felony DUI and reckless homicide after a morning rush-hour crash in March killed a woman.

Local paramedic “never bored” on duty

Monday, April 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

It’s been nearly a decade and Lt. Megan White has yet to tire in her career as a paramedic.

DHEC seeks public’s help tracking West Nile

Sunday, April 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking the public’s help in preventing the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses such …

All about DREAM

Saturday, April 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Since 1992, Summerville DREAM has aspired to create a lively downtown area for merchants, restaurants and the public.


Saturday, April 25, 2015 11:13 p.m.

Relay for Life 2015 at Summerville High School

Army Corps seeking to restore county swamp’s “degraded” condition

Friday, April 24, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A study is currently under way to investigate the endangered ecosystem of a Dorchester County swamp and restore it to a more natural condition.

County considers EMS changes

Friday, April 24, 2015 5:10 a.m.

Dorchester County is looking to make operational changes for Emergency Medical Services to improve response times and keep first responders from being overworked.

Central Avenue to be closed for tree-trimming UPDATED

Friday, April 24, 2015 9:22 a.m.

Central Avenue between Simmons and West Carolina avenues will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday next week for tree trimming, …

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