Third bell schedule meeting set for Sept. 23

Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:10 a.m.

The third community meeting on the proposed new bell schedule for Dorchester District Two will be held Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Oakbrook Middle …

Council approves A-Tax recommendations UPDATED

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:45 p.m.

Dorchester County Council unanimously approved recommendations for disbursement of Accommodations Tax funds during Monday night’s meeting.

Earth Fare is coming to Summerville

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:04 a.m.

Construction on an Earth Fare-anchored shopping center in Summerville should start within 30 days.

School resource officer arrested UPDATED

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 9:54 a.m.

A Summerville police officer who works as a school resource officer has been arrested on child porn charges.

Behind the Apple -- Crhistian Rodriguez

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:15 p.m.

When Crhistian Rodriguez was about to start middle school his parents paid for a private course in English.

District to break ground on schools

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:01 p.m.

Dorchester District Two is officially breaking ground on three of its new schools.

Dorchester Economic Development Director leaving

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 8:56 a.m.

Jon Baggett is leaving his position as Dorchester County’s Economic Development Director.

Serving the community: Jared Starr

Monday, September 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Paramedic Jared Starr, 40, credits his 20-year EMS career to happenstance.

Lincolnville hires new police, fire chiefs

Monday, September 15, 2014 8:20 a.m.

The town of Lincolnville recently took steps to beef up its public safety presence.

Pye receives an ‘A’

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:34 p.m.

Superintendent Joe Pye scored “exemplary” on his annual evaluation.

Barbecue competition set for Sept. 19

Sunday, September 14, 2014 5:38 a.m.

Autumn fast approaches.The intense Southern summer heat has begun to wane. Football season has kicked into high gear.

Museum introduces new American History program

Saturday, September 13, 2014 5:01 a.m.

The Summerville Dorchester Museum is proud to announce a new monthly program for students of American History.

Summerville woman dies in College Park Road accident

Saturday, September 13, 2014 9:35 a.m.

A Summerville woman died on Friday, Sept. 12 following a traffic accident on College Park Road in Berkeley County.

SCPRT showcasing undiscovered South Carolina

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:16 a.m.

It’s not every day business people start a work day with biscuits and beer, but unique seemed to be the theme for the Chamber’s Wednesday morning …

Compromise offered to Mia Quickstop

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Louis Smith and members of the Community Resource Center are proposing a compromise with Mia Quickstop: agree to not sell beer and wine during …

Summerville man arrested on murder charge UPDATED

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:25 p.m.

Goose Creek Police Department investigators have identified and charged Christopher James Smalls of Summerville with the murder of Bryant Kinsey, …

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.

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