Tropical storm warning issued

Friday, May 8, 2015 11:21 a.m.

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of North and South Carolina as Ana approaches the U.S. coast.

Proposed county tax increase for 2016

Friday, May 8, 2015 12:37 p.m.

For the first time in a decade, Dorchester County property-owners could be paying a higher property tax for the county’s operating costs after …

SCDOT looking to improve sharp intersection

Friday, May 8, 2015 10:20 a.m.

Between 2011 and 2014 there were 32 accidents at the intersection of US 17A and Pine Grove Avenue — the 90-degree curve on South Main Street …

Taryn Floyd is DD2’s Teacher of the Year

Friday, May 8, 2015 9:41 a.m.

Dorchester District Two has announced Taryn Floyd as its 2015 Teacher of the Year.

Area students bringing tunes May 9

Friday, May 8, 2015 2:01 p.m.

The problem with a Mini Cooper is: one cannot fit a large instrument such as a bass inside the car.

Ceremony honors fallen officers UPDATED

Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:06 a.m.

Law enforcement officers from around the Lowcountry gathered Wednesday morning to remember brothers in blue who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

South Carolinians like to give

Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:44 p.m.

South Carolina appears to be full of givers.

Letter carriers seek to Stamp Out Hunger

Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:45 p.m.

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 23rd annual nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 9. Stamp Out Hunger is the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Last year, with the help of thousands of volunteers, letter carriers all across America collected more than 74.4 million pounds of non- …

Bond denied for Bonilla UPDATED

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 9:18 a.m.

A judge denied bond Wednesday morning for a Hanahan man accused of killing a Summerville mom of three.

Plaintiffs in hotel case seeking standstill agreement

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 5:01 a.m.

While the town of Summerville proceeds with The Dorchester hotel, plaintiffs in the ongoing lawsuit against the town are determined to reach a …

Summerville High students recognized for video

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:18 p.m.

Nearly 5,000 students across the country teamed up to submit 2,280 entries to C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition called …

Murder charge to be filed in case of missing mom UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:18 p.m.

Evidence indicates missing Summerville mom Ashley Pegram, 28, is most likely deceased, the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. …

Lewis captures close Berkeley County Sheriff GOP runoff win

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 8:54 p.m.

Duane Lewis has captured a dramatic victory in the GOP runoff for Berkeley County Sheriff.

Legislators discuss DOT, gas tax hike

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Summerville residents had the opportunity to fill up on cheap gas last week as part of one local group’s initiative to raise awareness and …

Council approves budget’s first reading UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 7:10 a.m.

During a Monday night meeting in Summerville, Dorchester County Council approved by title only the first reading of the county budget ordinance for …

Behind the Apple – Jamie McDowell

Monday, May 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Jamie McDowell grew up with Dorchester District Two.

Following in his father’s footsteps

Monday, May 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Thomas Woods has been fighting fires for only a month but he’s more than certain it’s his life’s call.

DMV begins issuing new plates, starting with specialties

Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:31 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing redesigned license plates on May 1, in accordance with state law.

Goose Creek man killed in Summerville

Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:20 a.m.

A Goose Creek man died at Trident Medical Center after being shot in Summerville on Friday evening.

Thailand-bound for Christ

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

From the Bible Belt streets of a Southern small town to the heart of Buddhist country in Southeast Asia, local resident Wendy Alexander is headed on …

Police: Man, 37, killed in shooting UPDATED

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:16 a.m.

A 37-year-old man died at a local hospital after a reported shooting in the area of North Cedar and West 3rd North streets in Summerville on Friday night.

Wrongful death suit filed in bicyclist’s death

Friday, May 1, 2015 10:20 a.m.

The widower of a woman killed while bicycling to work last fall has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Charleston Battery tickets to be given away

Friday, May 1, 2015 1:42 p.m.

Are you a soccer fan? The Summerville Journal Scene is giving away two pairs of tickets to the Saturday, May 9, Charleston Battery game.

Remembering Mr. Moody

Friday, May 1, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Before he got married and became a family man, James Augustus “Gus” Moody was already so skilled at playing the saxophone that he had …

$2.3 million in county projects proposed

Friday, May 1, 2015 12:55 p.m.

The county is looking at spending more than $2.3 million this coming fiscal year, as funds become available, to cover projects deemed …

Heritage Trust partnering with Summerville High

Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:13 p.m.

Heritage Trust is proposing a project-based learning experience for Summerville High students.

Group advocating lower gas tax offers discounted gas UPDATED

Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:04 p.m.

Summerville residents had the opportunity to fill up on cheap gas Thursday afternoon as part of one local group’s initiative to raise …

County looks at implementing kiosk program

Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Council is looking to improve the way in which county-related information is disseminated to its employees and citizens.

Road closures set for Thursday

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:12 p.m.

Heavy traffic delays are expected for parts of downtown Summerville during work hours on Thursday due to road closures for tree cutting.

Local hairdresser to lather, rinse, retire after 45 years UPDATED

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 2:01 p.m.

When Joanne G. Clemons opens the door to her work every day, she says, “Thank you, God” because she considers it a blessing.

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