Guardian ad Litem volunteers needed

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Children who enter the foster care system are in need of caring adults to speak up for them in Family Court. The Guardian ad Litem is a strong child advocate for children. If you are over 21 and can give 4-5 hours a month to visit a child, you can change a child’s life. You do not need a college degree, or a legal or social work background. …

Flowertown Players announces dinner theater fundraiser

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Tickets are now available for Flowertown Players “The Wedding Song” dinner theater on Saturday, Aug. 29 to be held at Dorchester Shrine Club, 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Ridgeville donates to Red Cross

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Mayor James Williams and the town of Ridgeville recently made a donation to the Heroes for Fire Victims Campaign of the American Red Cross of …

DREAM offering window display workshop

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

On Wednesday, Aug. 5 Summerville DREAM will be hosting Storefront Window Displays: Visual Merchandising for Main Street.

Mise affiliates with IAA

Monday, July 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Bryan Mise, of Compass Investment Advisors, LLC, has affiliated his financial planning practice with Independent Advisor Alliance [IAA] in Charlotte.

Summerville Civic Ballet rebranding itself

Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In order to better serve the dance community, the board of the Summerville Civic Ballet has voted to relaunch itself as the Lowcountry Dance Initiative. The Lowcountry Dance Initiative (LDI) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and enrich the lives of dancers and choreographers by providing dance education and …

New Vision Cathedral hosting Biblical reconciliation conference

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Lincolnville was founded within two years after the Civil War, which officially ended in April 1865. It was, perhaps, the first self-governing all-black town in the United States. The 620-acre track of land connects Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties. It was discovered by seven African-American men, including Bishop Richard Harvey Cain, …

SCRA funds SC tech companies

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch Board recently finalized investments for two South Carolina-based companies. Charleston-area Good Done Great, which received board approval for investment in May 2015, and Greenville-area Servosity, which received board approval in March 2015, have now received funds from the program. Both companies will …

McElveen joins Carnes Crossroads Real Estate

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Darlene McElveen has joined the sales team at Carnes Crossroads Real Estate, where she brings 15 years experience in residential real estate sales in …

Pets of the Week

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Many adult dogs half price! All kittens and adult cats half price!

International artist offering mural workshop in Summerville

Thursday, July 23, 2015 3:30 p.m.

This is a project done in conjunction with the Summerville BIRDS program. Over the course of three days, Aug. 11-13, participants will learn …

Lima to join competition team at Southern Strutt

Thursday, July 23, 2015 1:25 p.m.

Sydney Lima, a rising sophomore at Pinewood Preparatory School, has been selected to join the elite Senior Competition Team at The Southern Strutt, a …

Maralit graduates Air Force basic training

Thursday, July 23, 2015 1:26 p.m.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Virgil S. Maralit graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Oakbrook Park townhomes available in the fall

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

If you’ve been searching for the convenience, affordability and low maintenance associated with a townhome community without sacrificing the …

Lennar to build in The Coves at Lakes of Cane Bay

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Lennar, the nation’s only A+ homebuilder according to Builder Magazine, is pleased to announce that it will build 40 homes at The Coves at Lakes of Cane Bay, the newest community in the award-winning Cane Bay Plantation.

Good Shepherd settles into new home

Special to the Journal Scene

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sunday, July 19, marked a new day, new place, and new life for The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.

Dorchester Children’s Center among grant recipients

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 3:42 p.m.

The BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation has approved more than $10.7 million in its latest grant cycle to health-related organizations serving South Carolina’s economically disadvantaged citizens.

Chiropractor holding patient appreciation day

Friday, July 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Alignment Specific Chiropractic Clinic will be holding its 3rd Annual Patient Appreciation and Health Awareness Day, Saturday July 18. This years Health & Fitness Day is being held with the hopes of educating and making our community more aware of their health needs as well as interactive ways to stay healthy and fit. There will be several …

Pets of the Week

Friday, July 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

She Baby is a 3-year 6-month-old spayed and microchipped female Rottweiler mix. “I love treats and chew bones. Just about anything I am …

Cotgreave joins Century 21

Friday, July 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

CENTURY 21 Properties Plus is pleased to welcome Alison Cotgreave to its Summerville Office. Cotgreave will specialize in residential property sales …

Book on Edisto receives indie book prize

Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Foreword Review just awarded nonfiction book of the year to “Edisto River: Black Water Crown Jewel,” a book that critic Matt Sutherland …

Childree graduates basic training

Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:18 p.m.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Bennett C. Childree graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Local youths join Katie’s Krops in fight against hunger

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

WP Rawl, the largest grower, processor and shipper of leafy greens in the US continues with its mission to end hunger by hosting the third annual Katie’s Krops Camp right here in South Carolina from July 8-11 alongside its founder, Katie Stagliano. Katie’s Krops, a non-profit focused on empowering young growers to plant vegetable …

Dorchester Habitat welcomes its newest board members

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity recently elected attorney Margie Pizarro and Jim Ferro to its board.

Artist Guild features Grogen’s work in August

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Charleston Artist Guild announces Debbie K. Grogen as the featured artist for the month of August 2015. The reception will take place on Friday, …

Roaring lions

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Summerville Evening Lions Club officers for 2015-2016 were inducted by past district Governor Jim Strobel at the club’s June meeting. Officers …

Third Thursday on, rain or shine

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:41 a.m.

Summerville DREAM will be hosting Third Thursday on July 16 rain or shine. This is a monthly event the town of Summerville celebrates from 5-8 p.m. …

Community Christian Store hosting book signing

Monday, July 13, 2015 4:48 p.m.

Martha Melling at Community Christian Store is proud to host a special book launch and book signing event with new local author Genie Gore. She looks …

Pets of the Week

Friday, July 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Gibson is a 2-year-old neutered and microchipped male Lab mix. Gibson is heartworm positive and needs to go through heartworm treatment. Heartworm …

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