Goose Creek mayor invites locals to tour of historic church

Thursday, November 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler will conduct a tour of historic St. James Goose Creek Church on Saturday at 11 a.m.

St. John the Beloved presents Advent carols

Thursday, November 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The choir of St. John the Beloved presents a service of Advent Lessons and Carols. This afternoon service tells the story of the lead up to the birth …

Chamber earns 4-star accreditation

Thursday, November 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.

Two join Agent Owned Realty

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Agent Owned Realty on Old Trolley Road in Summerville announces that Sherry Long and Tony Bulleman have joined the team.

Local author publishes second novel

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Summerville author Alan Ables has published his second novel with Outskirts Press of Denver, Colo.

Shaurette joins Century 21

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

CENTURY 21 Properties Plus is pleased to welcome Mark Shaurette to its Summerville Office. Mark will specialize in residential property sales in the Charleston area.

St. Paul’s to host period Thanksgiving worship

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 12:26 p.m.

All of us are familiar with the traditional Thanksgiving Day celebration observed by the Pilgrims and the Native Americans in the New England …

Christmas tree lighting scheduled for Dec. 1

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:20 a.m.

The annual Christmas tree lighting sponsored by the Flowertown Garden Club will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at Summerville Town Hall.

Two from Dorchester County named Clyburn Fellows

Monday, November 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Jeannette “Jeni” Atchley of Ladson and North Charleston’s Sean Wilson were recently accepted into the 2016 James E. Clyburn …

Publix donates $70,000 to Habitat for Humanity

Monday, November 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

In honor of Publix founder George W. Jenkins on what would have been his 108th birthday, Publix Super Markets Charities announced a donation of $4 …

Celebrating physical therapy month

Sunday, November 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

October was National Physical Therapy Month. To celebrate both physical therapy month and Halloween, Grace Physical Therapy, Grace Physical Therapy …

Wheeler completes basic

Sunday, November 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Army Pvt. Robin J. Wheeler has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson.

Frazier undergoes training

Saturday, November 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Army Pvt. Ashleigh C. Frazier has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson.

Pets of the Week

Saturday, November 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Frances R. Willis SPCA is now open for our normal schedule. We hope to see you soon!

Scrumptious Restaurant Raffle to recoup funds from cancelled kitchen tour

Friday, November 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

“Scrumptious” is how the Children’s Center has defined its annual Kitchen Tour for 12 years.

Dorchester Children’s Center

Friday, November 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Nexton honored as best planned development

Thursday, November 19, 2015 9:39 p.m.

Nexton — a new community that has harnessed a winning combination of technology, healthy living, and convenience — has been named Greater Charleston’s Best Planned Urban Development for 2015.

Watts details Summers Corner plans to Urban Land Institute

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Susan Watts, vice president, real estate development, WestRock Land Development, was recently a featured speaker at the Urban Land Institute’s …


Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Leadership Dorchester Class of 2015 presented the Summerville Dorchester Museum with a check for $2,000 for a Railroad Whistle Fountain for the …

Local nonprofits benefit from Coastal Community Foundation grants

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The ad hoc Open Grants Committee of Coastal Community Foundation is proud to announce funding of $339,825 for 41 local nonprofits that support the arts, education, environment, health, human needs and community development in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester and Georgetown counties. This figure represents an 8 percent increase in total grant …

Latest BIRDS sculpture to be unveiled Thursday

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The B.I.R.D.S. Committee (“Birds In Residence: Downtown Summerville”) is pleased to announce the dedication of the 15th bird sculpture …

Guardian ad Litem training offered this month

Wednesday, November 18, 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 four to five hours a month to visit a child, you can change a child’s life.

Ballou joins State Farm

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:29 a.m.

State Farm Agent Tony Pope is pleased to announce that Angel Ballou has joined his team as a customer service representative for the Summerville …

Local author to speak at Preservation Society

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:28 a.m.

Native Summervillian Sinclair Mack will return to his roots Thursday to talk about his forthcoming book titled, “Echoes of the Past.”

Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation holding workshop

Friday, November 13, 2015 12:56 p.m.

Development is putting pressure on rural land across the Lowcountry, which will make heirs’ property even more vulnerable for loss and will increase taxes for all landowners. If you own heirs’ property and/or if you own 10 or more forested acres, find out what you need to know about how to protect your family land and to better …

Pets of the Week

Friday, November 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Swann is a 4-year-old spayed and microchipped female American Pit Bull Terrier. “OK, so I’m just going to let you know that I am the …

Growing strong

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Volunteers, board members and supporters of HELP of Summerville gathered Wednesday to dedicate a tree in Azalea Park in honor of the group’s …

Frances R. Willis reopening this weekend

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:13 p.m.

The Frances R. Willis SPCA has reached maximum capacity, meaning it has no room to take in any more homeless dogs or cats. Although the facility is still undergoing reconstruction after the devastating flood, the SPCA is reopening Friday, Nov. 13, due to emergency overpopulation of animals. It will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and …

Local authors to discuss independent publishing

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On Sunday the George H. Seago, Jr. Library presents a literary event “Be Inspired by Indie Authors.” Six local authors will relate their experiences with independent publishing and also talk about their own publications in various genres. The forum, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library, allows for questions from the audience and will be …

Beidler Forest offering free admission to veterans, active-duty

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 3:55 p.m.

In profound appreciation for the sacrifices that the members of the armed services and their families have made for this country, Audubon South …

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