Boy Scout walking for awareness, toward Eagle rank UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:48 p.m.

At 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, most 13-year-olds will be asleep.

Emma’s Law to help reduce DUIs

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:47 p.m.

Since April 15, 2013 the Summerville Police Department has investigated 165 Driving Under the Influence cases.

Community members express concerns with DD2

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:30 p.m.

At a called-in board meeting April 13, members of DD2’s Citizen Oversight Committee expressed concerns over the level of communication going on between board members and the public.

Third Thursday a doggone good time UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:15 p.m.

Tails were wagging in downtown Summerville at this month’s Third Thursday celebration on April 17.

Goodwill seeks donations at retail sites to support mission services UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

As people clean out their closets for spring, Palmetto Goodwill asks you to consider donating unwanted items to help the community. Without donations, Palmetto Goodwill’s ability to provide mission services is negatively impacted.

Audubon invites volunteers to track hummingbirds UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The National Audubon Society has invited birders and nature enthusiasts across the country to help track the health of hummingbird populations with …

Bunny Brunch provides family fun UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:57 p.m.

Hundreds of kids enjoyed an egg hunt, games, and a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny at the inaugural Bunny Brunch held in Summerville’s Azalea …

DMV announces military commercial driver skills waiver UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced last week that the agency will allow qualified military service members to waive the commercial skills test to obtain a commercial driver license. The new rule began April 14.

Ibis slaughtered at White Gables UPDATED

asheehan@journalscene.com

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:03 a.m.

Sometime between midnight and 8 a.m. on Friday, April 11, someone shot and killed six White Ibis in the green space at White Gables in Summerville.

Local lawmakers visit kids, urge early reading

The Journal Scene

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:31 p.m.

The 4-year-olds at Foster Academy in North Charleston didn’t really know who state Rep. Jenny Horne and Rep. Sam Rivers were — but they certainly …

‘Let’s start children off the right way’

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:16 p.m.

The state Senate has adopted a plan to expand full-day classes for 4-year-old kindergarten in South Carolina for at-risk children,

Library closed April 20, 21

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:17 p.m.

Dorchester County Library facilities will be closed Sunday, April 20 in observance of Easter, and on Monday, April 21.

Cornette appointed public works director

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:24 p.m.

Town Engineer Russ Cornette has been appointed to be the new Town Director of Public Works.

Stuck behind a fence

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:16 p.m.

Michael Lauer has been a dog breeder for 35 years.

Bunny Brunch: Photos w/the Bunny UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 10:31 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene and Katelyn Aldridge of State Farm Insurance hosted the inaugural Bunny Brunch April 12 in Azalea Park. More than 500 …

Bunny Brunch UPDATED

Sunday, April 13, 2014 3:51 p.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene and Katelyn Aldridge of State Farm Insurance hosted the inaugural Bunny Brunch April 12 in Azalea Park. More than 500 …

DD2 adds more to budget wish list

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

No members of the public asked questions or provided comments during a Dorchester District Two budget public input meeting April 8.

North Charleston Police officer honored for DUI arrests

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety honored a North Charleston Police Department officer April 2 for exceptional DUI law enforcement.

DD2: Palmetto Gold, Silver...again

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Eleven DD2 schools placed in the Closing the Achievement Gap Awards and a total of 17 placed in the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for General Academic Performance.

Serving the Community — Joey Fougerousse, Summerville Fire Department

asheehan@journalscene.com

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Firefighter Joey Fougerousse, 22, of West Ashley has been with Summerville Fire Department a year and a half. A graduate of Bishop England High …

Tree protection laws in county closer to update

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It’s likely tree protection restrictions will soon be loosened for single family residences and tightened for land developers within Dorchester County.

County honors longtime employees

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Employees were recognized Monday night at the Dorchester County Council meeting for completing milestone years of service with the county.

Pye comments on Common Core and more in town hall-style meeting

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In March, a Town Hall-style meting was organized at the depot building at Doty Park so the public could get some face-time with Mayor Bill Collins …

Historic downtown crosswalks to get a facelift

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville’s “small town charm” will soon extend to crosswalks, as the Town Finance Committee approved decorative updates Monday morning.

Experience culture, heritage at upcoming Italian festival

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Lowcountry has no shortage of cultural festivals, and yet two years ago a group of area residents felt something was still missing.

County to enforce Freedom of Information regulations

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In an effort to save money and increase public access to documents, Dorchester County Council voted to better enforce Freedom of Information Act requirements on its committees Monday night.

Journal Scene’s ‘Bunny Brunch’ Saturday

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 11:10 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene and Katelyn Aldridge, State Farm Insurance, will premier a new event, “Bunny Brunch,” this weekend. Modeled after the popular Breakfast with Santa event, this free event will be held this Saturday, April 12 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Azalea Park.

Serving the Community — Robert Blajszczak, Summerville Police Department

asheehan@journalscene.com

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:59 a.m.

Patrolman First Class Robert Blajszczak, 39, of Summerville, grew up in Buffalo, N.Y. He landed in the South because of his dad’s job.

Fashion show to benefit Summerville charities

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:57 a.m.

Palmetto Goodwill partnered with Keep Dorchester County Beautiful for the annual Second Time Around Fashion Show. Tickets are on sale now with proceeds benefitting the Summerville Miracle League and Goodwill’s Veterans Assistance Program.

DD2 pushes to ban e-cigarettes

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:57 a.m.

mkreber@journalscene.com



Summerville Journal Scene

© 2014 Summerville Journal Scene an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.