High enrollment at Berkeley schools ‘surprises’ district staff prepared for growth

Friday, September 30, 12:01 p.m.

There were plenty of new faces at the start of the new school year: 755 to be exact.

‘We’re running out of special places’: Councilman stresses need for new parks, libraries

Friday, September 30, 12:01 a.m.

In less than six weeks, Dorchester County residents will vote on whether they want to fund at least three new parks, two new libraries and various trail enhancements.

Business in the ‘ville

Friday, September 30, 12:01 a.m.

Funny, as I am writing this…I really think I deserve a massage – and stone massages are my spirit animal.

DCSO: Summerville man, Round O teen charged with murder, one suspect at-large

Thursday, September 29, 2:43 p.m.

Dorchester County sheriff’s officials have released the names of two suspects charged with murder in the shooting death of 20-year-old Jaquinto Taro Delilse Williams.

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Patriots thrash Knights

Fort Dorchester took a 45-point lead in the opening half and left Stratford with a 55-6 victory.

Fort’s Deandre Peterson selected for Shrine Bowl

Only four Charleston Lowcountry football players were selected for this year’s Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas all-star game and one of them is from Fort Dorchester.

Patriots travel for game against Knights

Fort Dorchester faces a game on the road this week against a team that really needs a win.

Registration open for Cuthbert Classic

Summerville Country Club has opened registration for the 2016 Cuthbert Classic golf tournament.

Schools receive Distinguished Arts Program grants

Dorchester District Two Distinguished Arts Program grant recipients have been named by the state Department of Education for the 2016-17 school year. The purpose of this state grant program is to...


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DD2 kindergarten teacher awarded cruise

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Reading rocks on the Hill

At Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School this month, two great opportunities were held to promote relationships and reading.

Local author hosts booksignings

Summerville historical, action/adventure novelist Alan Ables has begun a fall book-signing tour that will include appearances in Savannah, Jacksonville, and Charleston. Ables will sign copies of his..

Elks support the ARK

The Summerville Elks Lodge 2719 presented a check for $2,000 to The ARK of Summerville on Aug. 27.

Scene in History

In the Sept. 22, 1976 edition, The Summerville Journal reported that 12 candidates had filed in the first election of the seven-member Dorchester County School Board of Education.

Walters, Davis exchange vows

Taylor Leiding Walters and John Allen Davis of Summerville were married on Aug. 20, 2016 at Summerville Baptist Church.

Kennard: A new beginning for the Journal Scene

In case you missed it, today is the last day that a Friday Journal Scene will be printed.

Opinion Shaper: ‘No’ vote protects town for the future

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