Farmers’ market coming to St. George

Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Fresh produce and locally made goods are coming to St. George this week with the launch of the town’s first farmers’ market.

Can police tracking program bring peace of mind to caregivers?

Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When most people hear “elopement,” they think of a couple running away to Las Vegas for the weekend to get married.

Tree fee a new option for businesses

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:10 p.m.

Businesses cutting trees in Dorchester County now have the option to pay the county to replace them rather than doing it themselves.

Leaders celebrate groundbreaking of Nexton Elementary

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:17 p.m.

In November 2012 the site of the new Nexton Elementary School was selected, and now the lot has been cleared and construction is underway.

In concert: Marilee Hartman

Monday, April 21, 2014 9:13 a.m.

Marilee Hartman feels she’s always been linked to Summerville.

‘Stamp Out’ hunger drive set for May 10

Monday, April 21, 2014 8:47 a.m.

Saturday, May 10 marks the 22nd anniversary of America’s largest-single day of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive in Partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, Campbell Soup, Feeding America and other partners.

Trident Health, SMC honored

Monday, April 21, 2014 8:44 a.m.

Trident Health has received four Get With The Guidelines Quality Achievement Awards.

Boy Scout walking for awareness, toward Eagle rank UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:48 p.m.

At 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, most 13-year-olds will be asleep.

Emma’s Law to help reduce DUIs

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:47 p.m.

Since April 15, 2013 the Summerville Police Department has investigated 165 Driving Under the Influence cases.

Community members express concerns with DD2

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:30 p.m.

At a called-in board meeting April 13, members of DD2’s Citizen Oversight Committee expressed concerns over the level of communication going on between board members and the public.

Third Thursday a doggone good time UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:15 p.m.

Tails were wagging in downtown Summerville at this month’s Third Thursday celebration on April 17.

Goodwill seeks donations at retail sites to support mission services UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

As people clean out their closets for spring, Palmetto Goodwill asks you to consider donating unwanted items to help the community. Without donations, Palmetto Goodwill’s ability to provide mission services is negatively impacted.

Audubon invites volunteers to track hummingbirds UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The National Audubon Society has invited birders and nature enthusiasts across the country to help track the health of hummingbird populations with …

Bunny Brunch provides family fun UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:57 p.m.

Hundreds of kids enjoyed an egg hunt, games, and a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny at the inaugural Bunny Brunch held in Summerville’s Azalea …

DMV announces military commercial driver skills waiver UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced last week that the agency will allow qualified military service members to waive the commercial skills test to obtain a commercial driver license. The new rule began April 14.

Ibis slaughtered at White Gables UPDATED

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:03 a.m.

Sometime between midnight and 8 a.m. on Friday, April 11, someone shot and killed six White Ibis in the green space at White Gables in Summerville.

Local lawmakers visit kids, urge early reading

The Journal Scene

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:31 p.m.

The 4-year-olds at Foster Academy in North Charleston didn’t really know who state Rep. Jenny Horne and Rep. Sam Rivers were — but they certainly …

‘Let’s start children off the right way’

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:16 p.m.

The state Senate has adopted a plan to expand full-day classes for 4-year-old kindergarten in South Carolina for at-risk children,

Library closed April 20, 21

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:17 p.m.

Dorchester County Library facilities will be closed Sunday, April 20 in observance of Easter, and on Monday, April 21.

Cornette appointed public works director

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:24 p.m.

Town Engineer Russ Cornette has been appointed to be the new Town Director of Public Works.

Stuck behind a fence

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:16 p.m.

Michael Lauer has been a dog breeder for 35 years.

Bunny Brunch: Photos w/the Bunny UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 10:31 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene and Katelyn Aldridge of State Farm Insurance hosted the inaugural Bunny Brunch April 12 in Azalea Park. More than 500 …

Bunny Brunch UPDATED

Sunday, April 13, 2014 3:51 p.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene and Katelyn Aldridge of State Farm Insurance hosted the inaugural Bunny Brunch April 12 in Azalea Park. More than 500 …

DD2 adds more to budget wish list

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

No members of the public asked questions or provided comments during a Dorchester District Two budget public input meeting April 8.

North Charleston Police officer honored for DUI arrests

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety honored a North Charleston Police Department officer April 2 for exceptional DUI law enforcement.

DD2: Palmetto Gold, Silver...again

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Eleven DD2 schools placed in the Closing the Achievement Gap Awards and a total of 17 placed in the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for General Academic Performance.

Serving the Community — Joey Fougerousse, Summerville Fire Department

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Firefighter Joey Fougerousse, 22, of West Ashley has been with Summerville Fire Department a year and a half. A graduate of Bishop England High …

Tree protection laws in county closer to update

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It’s likely tree protection restrictions will soon be loosened for single family residences and tightened for land developers within Dorchester County.

County honors longtime employees

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Employees were recognized Monday night at the Dorchester County Council meeting for completing milestone years of service with the county.

Pye comments on Common Core and more in town hall-style meeting

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In March, a Town Hall-style meting was organized at the depot building at Doty Park so the public could get some face-time with Mayor Bill Collins …

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