Principal’s Award recipients

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 12:47 p.m.

Ballou joins State Farm

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:29 a.m.

State Farm Agent Tony Pope is pleased to announce that Angel Ballou has joined his team as a customer service representative for the Summerville …

Local author to speak at Preservation Society

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:28 a.m.

Native Summervillian Sinclair Mack will return to his roots Thursday to talk about his forthcoming book titled, “Echoes of the Past.”

Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation holding workshop

Friday, November 13, 2015 12:56 p.m.

Development is putting pressure on rural land across the Lowcountry, which will make heirs’ property even more vulnerable for loss and will increase taxes for all landowners. If you own heirs’ property and/or if you own 10 or more forested acres, find out what you need to know about how to protect your family land and to better …

Pets of the Week

Friday, November 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Swann is a 4-year-old spayed and microchipped female American Pit Bull Terrier. “OK, so I’m just going to let you know that I am the …

Growing strong

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Volunteers, board members and supporters of HELP of Summerville gathered Wednesday to dedicate a tree in Azalea Park in honor of the group’s …

Frances R. Willis reopening this weekend

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:13 p.m.

The Frances R. Willis SPCA has reached maximum capacity, meaning it has no room to take in any more homeless dogs or cats. Although the facility is still undergoing reconstruction after the devastating flood, the SPCA is reopening Friday, Nov. 13, due to emergency overpopulation of animals. It will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and …

Local authors to discuss independent publishing

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On Sunday the George H. Seago, Jr. Library presents a literary event “Be Inspired by Indie Authors.” Six local authors will relate their experiences with independent publishing and also talk about their own publications in various genres. The forum, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library, allows for questions from the audience and will be …

Beidler Forest offering free admission to veterans, active-duty

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 3:55 p.m.

In profound appreciation for the sacrifices that the members of the armed services and their families have made for this country, Audubon South …

Chief Spell to speak at upper county historical society

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:51 p.m.

The Upper Dorchester County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 at the historic Koger House, located on the Wire Road three miles west of Grover. Guest speaker will be Chief Andy Spell of the Edisto (Kusso-Natchez) tribe.

Night at the museum

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:04 a.m.

The first fundraising auction of the Summerville Dorchester Museum packed the 1883 home of Julia Drayton Hastie with donors, buyers and partygoers …

Dalton’s watercolors show windows to the world

Monday, November 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Jan Dalton’s watercolor paintings of windows and the views they hold are on display at Art Central Gallery during the month of November.

Fire & Rescue collecting Toys for Tots donations

Sunday, November 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Fire & Rescue is conducting its annual holiday collection for Toys for Tots.

We’re off to see the Wizard

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Village at Summerville, also known as The Presbyterian Community, turns Halloween into Oz with a pumpkin carving contest and the cast of …

Relay for Life kickoff event this month

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Relay for Life 2016 Kick-Off and Silent Auction is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at Sticky Fingers, 1200 North Main Street. Sticky Fingers will have BBQ snacks available while everyone is bidding on the fantastic items that are up for bid. Wheeler Entertainment will provide music and trivia as-well. There will be a contest for the best …

Pets of the Week

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Echo is a spayed and microchipped female 7-month-old Shepherd mix. Echo is a sweet and gentle puppy. She loves to run and play but is quick to be …

Beidler Forest thanks first responders for flood work

Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Now that swamp water levels are finally receding and life is approaching normal again in the aftermath of last month’s torrential rains and …

Annual Veterans Day observance set for Wednesday

Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:21 p.m.

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 17 invites you to attend Summerville’s annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the Dorchester County Services Building located at 500 N. Main Street.

40 years of HELPing

Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Mayor Bill Collins signed a proclamation declaring Nov. 3 as HELP of Summerville Day.

Miss Summerville scholarship pageant seeking contestants

Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Miss Summerville Scholarship Pageant will celebrate 30 years of Miss Summerville as a new Miss Summerville and Miss Summerville Teen are crowned on Jan. 9.

Harper graduates basic training

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Air Force Airman Zachary V. Harper graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Haggerty, Ganis exchange vows

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Carolyn Haggerty of Summerville and David Ganis of Mount Pleasant were married Oct. 10 at The Gatherings of Dorchester. The rehearsal dinner was a …

Welcome to new Elks

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

At the Oct. 27 regular meeting, Summerville Elks Lodge #2719 was proud to initiate eight new members. Welcome to (from left to right) Roberta Gordon, …

Bell completes basic training

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Air Force Airman Travis J. Bell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Night at the opera

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:57 a.m.

Alston Middle School social studies teacher Pren Woods held an opera workshop at Alston Middle to prepare students on what to look for during an …

Audience to help choose music director for Summerville Orchestra

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 12:58 p.m.

The Summerville Orchestra is ready to roll with the 2015-2016 season, and has exciting news for the community of subscribers and supporters. Each of …

Newman joins Century 21

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:56 a.m.

Century 21 Properties Plus is pleased to welcome Brittaney Newman to its Summerville Office. Newman will specialize in residential property sales in …

Local author speaks to church group about faith

Monday, November 2, 2015 3:56 p.m.

Summerville resident, retired educator and author Jo-Ann “Jody” Wilhelm, who writes under the pen name Lenora Livingston, was a guest …

Urban League seeks volunteers for tax prep season

Monday, November 2, 2015 3:57 p.m.

The Charleston Trident Urban League offers a free income tax service, known as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), to low-to-moderate income tax payers of the tri-county area.

Love to read with Dad

Friday, October 30, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School recently held “I Love to Read with Dad’ in its media center to promote literacy and parent …

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