Child hit by vehicle dies UPDATED

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:17 p.m.

A child struck by a vehicle on Domingo Drive on Friday morning has died, Berkeley County Coronor Bill Salisbury said.

Woman charged in Summerville man’s death UPDATED

The Journal Scene

Friday, September 12, 2014 1:13 p.m.

The man killed in a traffic accident Thursday afternoon has been identified as Christopher Hearn, 36, of Summerville.

Local Radio Shack franchise not going out of business

Friday, September 12, 2014 4:31 p.m.

Bill Via wants the public to know that, whatever may come to pass for Radio Shack, his business isn’t going anywhere.

Troublesome intersection improving

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

For people trying to traverse the troublesome intersection at Dorchester and Bacons Bridge roads, relief appears to be at hand.

Residents weigh in on National Guard Armory usage

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Many people support the idea of the old National Guard Armory being turned into a community recreational center.

In the spotlight

Thursday, September 11, 2014 2:09 p.m.

Fort Dorchester Elementary School was the highlighted school of the evening during DD2’s board meeting Sept. 8.

Out with the old UPDATED

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:05 p.m.

Crews were hard at work demolishing the old Shell gas station on North Main Street, across from the Cracker Barrel, on Thursday morning. Madelyn …

Discourage texting while driving -- and win $500 UPDATED

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Is texting while driving ever safe?

Learning through movement

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It is Thursday afternoon and Katie Lynch’s first-grade class is taking over physical education teacher Taryn Floyd’s classroom.

Strumming her life, singing her songs, writing her ticket

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:15 p.m.

People who see Chelsea Summers for the first time are impressed by her breadth of talent, natural poise, and formidable and energetic stage presence. …

Affordable housing hard to find

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 2:02 p.m.

Summerville is one of the more affordable areas for housing in the tri-county, yet even here housing costs are spiraling upward, according to local real estate professionals.

Town looks to improve traffic

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The town of Summerville is trying to make traffic a little more productive on Highway 17A.

DIY show airs again this week

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:53 p.m.

For those who missed the debut airing of the new DIY/HGTV show “American Rehab: Charleston,” don’t despair.

‘We’re fed up’

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 8:41 a.m.

Dorchester District Two is hoping more money could be the solution to school bus problems.

Afternoon snack UPDATED

Monday, September 8, 2014 12:01 a.m.

DOT adds ‘No Thru Trucks’ signs

Monday, September 8, 2014 3:05 p.m.

New signage has been posted concerning trucks on West Carolina Avenue in Summerville.

Serving the community: Roger Wnek

Monday, September 8, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Maintenance Coordinator Roger Wnek, 32, moved to Summerville in 2007 in search of one of the many fire department job opportunities in the area. He’s …

Traffic accident claims Ridgeville man

Sunday, September 7, 2014 7:53 p.m.

A 70-year-old Ridgeville man died Sunday after a two-car accident on St. James Avenue in Goose Creek.

Beware phony cop phone scam

Sunday, September 7, 2014 8:07 p.m.

Whether times are bad or good, scammers are always out there looking for new ways to separate the unwary from their hard-earned cash.

Summerville girls’ tennis gaining experience

Sunday, September 7, 2014 11:27 a.m.

The 2014 Lady Green Wave tennis team is mostly intact from last year but remains young and faces another challenging season.

Red Cross offering disaster training

Saturday, September 6, 2014 8:57 a.m.

The American Red Cross Carolina Lowcountry Chapter will hold a variety of free disaster-related classes Sept. 13–20 for the community to become Red …

Lawsuit filed against Summerville Montessori

Saturday, September 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A mother has filed suit against a local school and two educators, seeking actual and punitive damages in the wake of abuse allegations.

I-26 traffic being diverted UPDATED

Friday, September 5, 2014 1:46 p.m.

One lane of traffic on westbound I-26 between Ashley Phosphate Road and U.S. 78 is now open, according to S.C. Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Bob Beres. According to Beres, a cement truck was spilling its load onto the interstate, resulting in gravel across the roadway. S.C. DOT crews have been working to clear the road since about 1 p.m. today. …

Statehouse candidates take the Ice Bucket Challenge UPDATED

Friday, September 5, 2014 1:17 p.m.

Labor Day marks the traditional start to campaign season, which means you're about to be inundated with commercials, ads, mailers, calls and even people knocking on your door. So we thought you might want to take a look at two candidates getting inundated. This is for the ubiquitous ALS ice bucket challenge going around…although is it …

Summerville schedules public hearing on National Guard Armory

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:45 p.m.

The town of Summerville is looking for feedback on what to do with the empty National Guard Armory building on Hickory Street, and has scheduled a …

DCSO investigating armed robbery

Friday, September 5, 2014 10:02 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery at a gas station convenience store.

One in custody after bank robbery UPDATED

Friday, September 5, 2014 2:37 p.m.

Summerville Police arrested Michael Doyle, 47, this afternoon and plan to charge him with entering a financial institution with the intent to steal. …

Town looks into pipe placement project

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Summerville residents are concerned about the safety of pedestrians walking on Wassamassaw Road – particularly students heading toward Alston Middle School.

Celebrate Charleston Beer Week at Homegrown Brewhouse

Friday, September 5, 2014 2:12 p.m.

For those who revel in the creations of craft brewers, a veritable cornucopia will be flowing all over the Lowcountry, starting Sunday.

Haley high on SC UPDATED

Thursday, September 4, 2014 3:46 p.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley remains enthusiastic about South Carolina’s future.

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