Council passes mayoral powers ordinance in 4-3 vote

Thursday, February 11, 9:54 a.m.

The heavily-discussed ordinances relating to the mayor and town administrator have passed second and final reading – but not without backlash.

Town moving forward with Bear Island

Thursday, February 11, 7:17 a.m.

Despite the number of concerns residents have posed about the project, Summerville is moving forward with the Bear Island Road extension as planned.

Ashes offered in drive-thru service at local church

Wednesday, February 10, 2:34 p.m.

Suspended county coroner Chris Nisbet resigns

Wednesday, February 10, 12:30 p.m.

Suspended Dorchester County Coroner Christopher Nisbet has resigned from office, according to the county’s human resources director Leonitta Turner.

Swamp Foxes to wrestle for state title

The Ashley Ridge wrestling team defeated Lexington 33-25 in the state semifinals Wednesday to advance to the Class AAAA championship match for the first time.

Green Wave girls top Bobcacts

The Summerville girls’ basketball team will likely have bragging rights over Bluffton for some time to come.

Class of 2016: Summerville forward Jordan Sprueill

Jordan Sprueill is an old soul in a power forward’s body.

Ashley Ridge girls end Summerville’s winning streak

The Ashley Ridge girls’ basketball team ended Summerville’s winning streak against Region 8-AAAA opponents Tuesday by handing the Green Wave a 54-37 loss.

Windsor Hill congratulates teachers

At a recent faculty meeting, Assistant Principal Katie Barker congratulated Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary fourth-grade teacher Kara Clouser as the school’s 2016 Teacher of the Year.

Scott accepting applications for summer interns

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer...

Stinging the geography bee

Alston Middle School conducted its geography bee on Jan. 22. Geography bee winners were David Gálvez, first place; Raven Kopko, second place; and Ryan Thomas, third place.

Young archers hit their marks

Summerville Catholic School’s Elementary School Archery Team took first place in last weekend’s Faith Christian Tournament. Individually the team took the top four girl’s spots...

Summerville keeps on ROCKing

Painted lace adorns the first Summerville ROCKS! chair to be completed this year. The rocker is now on display at Toast of Summerville on Trolley Road.

Welcome new Elks

On Jan. 26, Summerville Elks Lodge No. 2719 welcomed three new members. From left to right: Dana Coombs, George Ketchel and Lorraine Terry. Also pictured is Lodge Exalted Ruler Ed Orser.

Local dental professional pens children’s book

Katrina Deas is a native of Summerville. She graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in dental hygiene and graduated from CTU Online in 2009 with...

FAFSA changes could affect college students

If you have a child in college, you’re probably familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be completed to help ensure that students don’t miss out...

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