Band alumni heading to Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Eight Dorchester District Two alumni will be leading the 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade with the Western Carolina University “Pride of the …

I-26 Alt garnering interest

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

People may not yet know what they want the future of transit in the Lowcountry to look like, but most agree something must be done, and soon.

Wesley endures a lot -- ‘for a little guy’

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:35 p.m.

Wesley Cassel loves dinosaurs.

Third Thursday - November

Friday, November 21, 2014 9:47 a.m.

Folks braved chilly weather to enjoy singing, dancing and bell-ringing under the lit-up trees on Hutchinson Square.

Berlin Myers Parkway inching forward

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In 1973, a young newspaperman named Bill Collins, newly arrived to the town of Summerville, wrote about a proposed road project known as the Sawmill Branch Parkway.

Saving pets one firetruck at a time

Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:01 a.m.

The moment she saw four burly firemen in full bunker gear gently resuscitating a tiny kitten with an oxygen mask after rescuing it from a house fire, …

4 arrested in beating, robbery

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:33 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office has arrested four, including a juvenile female, in connection with an armed robbery and beating of a North …

Zapp announces $30 million expansion

Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:56 a.m.

Zapp Precision Wire, Inc., a manufacturer of stainless steel, nickel alloys and titanium wire is expanding its operations in Dorchester County. The company will be investing $30 million in the expansion, adding an expected 20 new jobs in Summerville, S.C.

YMCA Oyster Shindig at Pine Forest Country Club UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:06 p.m.

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Reward offered for info on postal carrier robbery

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:30 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force, is investigating the armed robbery of a postal letter carrier.

Benefit for Anne Marie Melfi at The Woodlands UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:22 p.m.

Photos by Keri Whitaker

County hires new Economic Development Director

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Dorchester County has a new Economic Development Director.

Probate courts could accept same-sex marriage applications Thursday

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:48 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A judge issued the first gay marriage licenses and a couple was married in South Carolina on Wednesday, even as the state attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block the unions.

Linde gets new name, new expansion

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Despite chilly breezes, Dorchester County warmly welcomed changes coming to Linde Material Handling North America Corporation Friday.

Knitting for ‘a local mission’

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:25 p.m.

When a certain group of women meet twice a month to knit, they do not just knit for fun – they knit for a cause.

DD2 gets an ‘excellent’ report card

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:23 a.m.

Dorchester District Two has earned an absolute rating of “excellent” on the 2014 state report card released by the State Department of Education and …

Transit meeting at Rollings tonight

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:46 p.m.

A series of public meetings will be held the week of Nov. 17 to gather input for the I-26 Regional Fixed Guideway Transit Alternatives Analysis and the Comprehensive Operational Analysis of the Charleston Area Regional Transit Authority (CARTA) transit system sponsored by the Charleston Area Transportation Study (CHATS).

Kings Grant gets speed hump; Council considers CRDA request

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:17 p.m.

Dorchester County Council has given permission for a new speed hump in Kings Grant, off Dorchester Road.

‘Anything I can do to help’ UPDATED

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Chilly temperatures and gloomy skies could not quench the warm spirit of volunteerism as volunteers from all over the Lowcountry took part in the …

Sweet Tea Half

Monday, November 17, 2014 10:38 a.m.

Pictures from the first Summerville Sweet Tea Half Marathon run Nov. 15. Sarah Harriman won the race.

Last bell schedule meeting is Nov. 18

Monday, November 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The last community bell schedule meeting will be held Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Alston Middle School.

Giant tortoise

Monday, November 17, 2014 2:20 p.m.

Jerry, a 35-year-old giant African Sulcata Tortoise, enjoys a nosh of grass along North Main Street near Shoney’s and IHOP. His owner, Randy …

Dorchester County under tornado watch UPDATED

Monday, November 17, 2014 12:05 p.m.

Dorchester County, along with Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and several other Lowcountry counties, is under a tornado watch until 6 p.m. According to NOAA, a tornado watch means "conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms to form, but it also means that a few storms may be capable of producing a tornado." If the National Weather Service …

Flowertown pinks-out

Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, students and faculty members at Flowertown Elementary School displayed their pink pride in recognition of …

Women to Watch

Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene honored its 2014 Women to Watch at a reception at the Holiday Inn Express on Wednesday. They are (left to right): …

Folks comment on hotel, town passes 2015 budget UPDATED

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Nearly all the seats in Town Hall were filled when Summerville residents came to provide mixed emotions about The Dorchester, the planned new …

Honor and Remembrance

Friday, November 14, 2014 5:01 a.m.

At a house on Duck Blind Court, a shadow soldier kneels in prayer before a cross, rifle in hand, in front of a group of service flags and the …

Day of Caring UPDATED

Friday, November 14, 2014 1:16 p.m.

Volunteers spread out across Dorchester County to take part in Trident United Way's Day of Caring on Nov. 14

Improvements to intersection on the way

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:33 p.m.

For motorists who find themselves frustrated by the busy and confusing four-way-stop intersection at Orangeburg Road, Tupperway Drive, and Embassy …

‘It was the best feeling in the world’

Friday, November 14, 2014 5:01 a.m.

It was late at night when the Summerville Competitive Performance Ensemble finished up its big marching band performance at Irmo High School.

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