Ibis slaughtered at White Gables UPDATED

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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

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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 …

Historic downtown crosswalks to get a facelift

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

Summerville’s “small town charm” will soon extend to crosswalks, as the Town Finance Committee approved decorative updates Monday morning.

Experience culture, heritage at upcoming Italian festival

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

The Lowcountry has no shortage of cultural festivals, and yet two years ago a group of area residents felt something was still missing.

County to enforce Freedom of Information regulations

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

In an effort to save money and increase public access to documents, Dorchester County Council voted to better enforce Freedom of Information Act requirements on its committees Monday night.

Journal Scene’s ‘Bunny Brunch’ Saturday

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 11:10 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene and Katelyn Aldridge, State Farm Insurance, will premier a new event, “Bunny Brunch,” this weekend. Modeled after the popular Breakfast with Santa event, this free event will be held this Saturday, April 12 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Azalea Park.

Serving the Community — Robert Blajszczak, Summerville Police Department

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Friday, April 4, 2014 7:59 a.m.

Patrolman First Class Robert Blajszczak, 39, of Summerville, grew up in Buffalo, N.Y. He landed in the South because of his dad’s job.

Fashion show to benefit Summerville charities

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:57 a.m.

Palmetto Goodwill partnered with Keep Dorchester County Beautiful for the annual Second Time Around Fashion Show. Tickets are on sale now with proceeds benefitting the Summerville Miracle League and Goodwill’s Veterans Assistance Program.

DD2 pushes to ban e-cigarettes

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:57 a.m.

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Garden to table UPDATED

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:58 a.m.

“Daddy, Daddy, I want to!” squealed 2-year-old Katie in the Sunday afternoon sunshine.

Seniors

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:55 a.m.

Mon., April 7, 10:15 a.m. – Plantation Singers: The Plantation Singers of Charleston are a professional a cappella singing group renowned locally, nationally and internationally for singing music of the Lowcountry. This group of talented singers is special in that each has a lifetime of experience that began with the music of the southern church. …

County faces budget challenges, underfunding

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:56 a.m.

Fiscal problems may be on the horizon for Dorchester County as county officials begin planning for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

DC Fire and Career get recruitment grants

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:57 a.m.

Dorchester County Fire Rescue and the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center each received a South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association (SCSFA) grant for volunteer recruitment and retention.

Another SPD cruiser in crash

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:58 a.m.

Summerville Police Cpl. Chad Faglie was responding to help another officer on Bacons Bridge Rd. at 9:20 p.m. Monday, March 31, when another vehicle cut in front of him and the two collided in the area of Blockbuster Video, according to SPD PIO Jon Rogers.

April designated Child Abuse Prevention Month

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:55 a.m.

Throughout April, Dorchester Children’s Center, Dorchester County Council, and the Town of Summerville are joining the National Children’s Alliance …

Smoke at the Lodge UPDATED

Friday, April 4, 2014 10:07 p.m.

Summerville Masons Lodge hosts the 11th Annual event on April 4, 2014, with “Anything But Pork” sampling and fun entertainment. (Photos …

Selfies push more toward plastic surgery

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:56 a.m.

When Dennis Schimpf was growing up the amount of photographs he appeared in were “few and far between.”



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