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Editorial: Traffic deaths down; but not enough

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The number of traffic-related deaths in Dorchester County has dropped slightly in the last year after a steady increase for the last three years.

Scene in History

Scene in History
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

For the week of Aug. 17-24

Town breaks ground on open-air, covered Farmers Market pavilion

Town breaks ground on open-air, covered Farmers Market pavilion
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner is stepping up its Farmers Market game.

Local students named to Orangeburg-Calhoun honors lists

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The following individuals have been named honor students for the summer 2016 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College:

Moncks Corner Student Receives $1,000 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Chick-fil-A Inc. has selected Moncks Corner resident Elliott Huxford as a recipient of the chain’s $1,000 Leadership Scholarship.

Mothers & More Summerville supports grants for women with postpartum mental health disorders

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Chapter of Mothers & More has donated more than $4,000 to Postpartum Support Charleston — a decision that came after the national Mothers & More disbanded and the local chapter closed.

Crime beat

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A St. George man reported that a woman he used to date drove to his home and used her car to injure him, after accusing him of being with another woman. According to a report, he refused to answer her phone call then shortly after learned she was on his property. When he went outside to see her, she rammed her car into his knee, as he stood in his …

Summerville’s homeless housing crisis: Pastors want women’s shelter re-opened

Summerville’s homeless housing crisis: Pastors want women’s shelter re-opened
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

When Gary Beson once spotted a woman walking alone along the street near his church, he couldn’t just let her pass by.

Smith Says: Memories of neurotic Nicky still linger

Smith Says: Memories of neurotic Nicky still linger

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Last night I dreamed about Nicky again.

State approves more than $100,000 to fund body cameras locally

State approves more than $100,000 to fund body cameras locally
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:05 a.m.

While some South Carolina officers wore body cameras prior to legislation passed last year mandating them, it’s rare to find an officer now …

40th reunion planned for Summerville High class of ‘76

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:07 a.m.

The Summerville High School Class of 1976 will hold its 40-year reunion Oct. 7 and 8.

Hawks open up against new school

Hawks open up against new school
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:31 a.m.

Hanahan High School will be looking for its first victory of the 2016 football season on Friday.

Letter: We have outgrown our local library

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:21 a.m.

To the Editor:

In Search of Israeli Cuisine,” Food and a Flick at the Terrace

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:35 a.m.

The Charleston Jewish Film & Bookfest presents a culinary/film event and benefit for One80place. Sample creative cuisine and view the entertaining documentary

Data: Traffic fatalities down slightly across state

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 6:08 p.m.

The traffic-related deaths of 11 people in less than day last week prompted the South Carolina Department of Public Safety to issue a statement …

Moncks Corner man killed in 17-A wreck in Summerville UPDATED

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:59 a.m.

A Moncks Corner man died in a wreck Tuesday on 17-A near the I-26 overpass.

Letters to the Editor UPDATED

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 9:35 a.m.

In his recent letter to the editor, Ken Glasson says many things with which I greatly disagree. He suggests, for example, that numerous lawsuits are the result of decisions made by the current council, implying that those newly elected in November are to blame, when most of the litigation involves actions taken before that election.

Sertoma Gallery (Opening Night) UPDATED

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 6:25 p.m.

Photos from the opening night of the 46th annual Sertoma Football Classic at Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, S.C.

Cross opens season at Burke

Cross opens season at Burke
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Cross High School’s game with Burke High School last October was washed away by heavy rains.

New year, new schools

New year, new schools
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:12 a.m.

After years of planning, constructing, preparing…Dorchester District 2’s three new elementary schools finally opened on Monday.

School Supplies Collected

School Supplies Collected
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:08 a.m.

The Lowcountry Women’s Social Club collected school supply donations from club members at both their July and August meetings. All supplies …

U.S. military members among those now learning online from The Citadel

U.S. military members among those now learning online from The Citadel
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:31 p.m.

Citadel’s same high standards and proven quality now available online across USA and beyond

Last few weeks to enjoy Charleston’s Waterparks

Last few weeks to enjoy Charleston’s Waterparks
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:01 a.m.

A great way to cool down during the final dog days of summer, Charleston County’s waterparks are still open through Labor Day! Starting …

GCPD’s Hart named 2016 Employee of the Year

GCPD’s Hart named 2016 Employee of the Year
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 6:14 p.m.

What is Goose Creek PFC Justin Hart’s best quality?

Sertoma Gallery (Spurlock Night) UPDATED

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 6:27 p.m.

Photos from the second night of the 46th annual Sertoma Football Classic at Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, S.C.

Between the Stacks - Access movies, eBooks, audio books and more with hoopla

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 12:14 p.m.

There is an exciting electronic service newly available from Charleston County Public Library: “hoopla” provides hundreds of thousands of eBooks, audio books, songs, and movies to download or stream – all for free with your valid library card.

Police Blotter - Skimpy dress clear indicator girl isn’t hiding anything

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 12:15 p.m.

A car went whizzing past an officer late one evening with no headlights on, so the patrol car made a u-turn and pulled the driver over.

Friendly stray doesn’t let previous run-in with humans color his view of them

Friendly stray doesn’t let previous run-in with humans color his view of them
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:01 p.m.

When a friendly, well-mannered white pit bull came to Doc Williams SPCA as a stray from the Huger area, two things were clear: he was hungry and he …

Controller warns: Use surpluses to increase reserves for harder times ahead

Monday, August 15, 2016 2:54 p.m.

Revenue Growth is Slowing

2nd annual Chics of the Sea UPDATED

Monday, August 15, 2016 11:29 a.m.

Shem Creek Fisheries hosted their second annual Chics of the Sea fundraiser to provisoioon all ten (commercial) Shem Creek shrimp/fishing boats with …

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