DNR accepting alligator hunting applications

Saturday, May 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources began accepting online applications for the 2015 Public Alligator Hunting season and the Wildlife …

Ashley Ridge High School Graduation

Saturday, May 30, 2015 12:17 p.m.

Photos form Ashley Ridge's graduation on Saturday, May 30 at North Charleston Coliseum. (Photos by Rob Gantt)

Fire vehicle involved in crash

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:26 p.m.

A motorcyclist was taken to MUSC last night after a collision with a Summerville Fire Department vehicle.

Wetland companion bills still active in 2016

Friday, May 29, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Companion bills set on redefining Dorchester County’s inclusion in coastal zone regulations and promoting economic development will likely not become law before the South Carolina legislative period ends next month.

Read: Uncomfortable discussion necessary

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:26 p.m.

Children’s education is not just an issue for schools.

DD4 seeks millage increase

Friday, May 29, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Dorchester School District Four is seeking a tax increase for next year to increase teacher salaries.

Oakie Spoleto UPDATED

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:32 a.m.

Oakbrook Elementary held their third annual Oakie Spoleto Festival on May 27.

Teen struck in hit-and-run

Friday, May 29, 2015 2:43 p.m.

A 14-year-old was struck by a car and transported to the hospital as a precaution about 12:30 p.m., Summerville Police Capt. Jon Rogers said Friday.

New roadway aims to decrease congestion

Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:44 a.m.

County traffic congestion will be decreased in portions of Ladson and Summerville with the opening this month of Old Fort Drive extension, though the …

DD2 talks SROs, single member districts UPDATED

Thursday, May 28, 2015 7:11 a.m.

It would be more expensive to hire next year’s school resource officers in-house, but outsourcing could mean less control.

Rain garden installed to clean stormwater

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:38 p.m.

The prime impediment to clean water across the Lowcountry is its prime user – people.

Ugandan orphans share song, dance, faith

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Sixteen-year-old Oguttu Godfrey has been an orphan since the age of 5. His mother died when he was 3 followed by his father two years later. He spent …

DD2 schedules called meeting, workshop

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:38 a.m.

Dorchester District Two has scheduled a workshop and called meeting after the Adult Ed graduation ceremony on May 27.

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar – Ribbon Cutting UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:07 a.m.

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar - May 21 (Photos by Nick Cokins)

County wants public input on future parks

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:36 p.m.

The Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Department will host a set of six public meetings across the county next month to obtain feedback on …

BB gun vandals smash car windows UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:16 a.m.

Numerous residents in the Knightsville area awoke on Memorial Day to discover their vehicle windows busted out by what appears to be a highpower BB gun.

Cyclists gather for Ride of Silence

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Rain may have put a damper on the number of participants in last week’s Ride of Silence, but a faithful few showed up to promote awareness of …

Vandal victims wonder why UPDATED

Special to the Journal Scene

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:51 p.m.

Dozens of residents throughout Summerville reported car windows busted by BB guns over the Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day 2015

Monday, May 25, 2015 12:04 p.m.

Summerville commemorated Memorial Day at the annual remembrance at Parks Cemetery on Monday.

Behind the Apple – Riley Winningham

Monday, May 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Riley Winningham’s first year of teaching is in the books.

Summerville honors the fallen UPDATED

Monday, May 25, 2015 12:40 p.m.

We must live with the integrity, strength and character of those who gave everything and cannot enjoy the fruits of their sacrifice, speakers said at …

Ashley Ridge students compete in round of ‘Jeopardy’

Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It may be exam time at school, but a group of Ashley Ridge High students recently got to take a break and play “Jeopardy!’

Red Cross offers safety tips

Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:01 a.m.

This Memorial Day, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or taking a dip in the pool or ocean, and the American Red Cross …

‘Back to the drawing board’ with bus routes

Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A suggestion that DD2 should reduce bus service had district parents voicing concerns on social media last week.

Residents concerned over stop sign

Friday, May 22, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Children’s safety may be at stake after a stop sign is removed later this month near a local elementary school.

One shot in Ladson UPDATED

Friday, May 22, 2015 6:24 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office said a woman was shot in Ladson on Friday afternoon.

“Best job in the world”

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Every day Capt. Ben Woods is on duty it’s a chance for him and his “second family” to save a life.

Softball State Championship Series

Friday, May 22, 2015 11:04 a.m.

Pictures from the 4A Softball Championship Series between Summerville and Clover. The teams split the first two games and play at 6 p.m. May 22 at …

Families mourn loved ones killed in triple-shooting last year

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

It’s been a year since three Lowcountry residents, including two from Summerville, were shot and killed outside a Myrtle Beach hotel during …

Third Thursday, May 21 UPDATED

Friday, May 22, 2015 4:41 p.m.

Photos by Nick Cokins

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