It was 122 years ago that one of Summerville’s all-time leading educational lights, known to one and all as “Miss Sue,” began her career in public education. According to our official history book, “Summerville,” tiny Miss Sue Miles – less than five-feet tall and about 97 pounds – was adroit…

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Smiles is a 1-year-old male border collie mix who is looking for someone to help fill that void in your heart with lots and lots of love. Smiles, like the meaning of his name, will lift your spirits and fill you with so much laughter and joy.

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BUMMERVILLE AMPHITHEATRE, behind Guerin’s Pharmacy

I truly have a pretty calm demeanor. Much of the time. A glaring exception is dealing with cell phones, especially those ringing throughout my immediate blood line. These convenient but maddening gadgets regularly cause lapses into my late mother’s favorite – and in this case, highly appropr…

Ventura is a 1-year-old male terrier mix who has been been waiting patiently to become a member of a new forever family. He’s sweet and loves to have his head rubbed as you tell him he’s a good boy.

This fall beneath a full moon, the largest music festival in Dorchester County’s recent history is set to take place at Givhans Ferry State Park. Hundreds of people are expected to gather along the Edisto River for the inaugural Edisto Blackwater Boogie.

After the British forced Benjamin Lincoln to surrender Charleston, they advanced into South Carolina’s upcountry and on into North Carolina. In his book Partisans and Red Coats, Walter Edgar explains that Hanging Rock and Rocky Mount were major British strongholds on what was then the northe…

After the British forced Benjamin Lincoln to surrender Charleston, they advanced into South Carolina’s upcountry and on into North Carolina. In his book Partisans and Red Coats, Walter Edgar explains that Hanging Rock and Rocky Mount were major British strongholds on what was then the northe…

Carrie White is a 2-year-old female domestic short hair cat, that has become a favorite at Dorchester Paws, but she is waiting to become the favorite in your home and heart. She loves to have her belly and chin rubbed, especially if done at the same time.

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Laura Kersting, 86, and Mary Alice Dyal, 79, both recently passed away and are remembered for their impact on Summerville business and their devotion to the community.

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The Acts of the Apostles is the second book of the bible that was written by Luke, a first century physician. Luke is also one of four Gospel authors in the New Testament.

In the first half of the 20th century Julia O’Neal was quoted in our official history look, “Summerville,” saying: “Today’s young people would find our kind of fun really dull. But we grew up in a warm family town where everybody knew everybody.

Jasmine is a 1-year-old Domestic Short hair. Some describe her as a very interesting character — she loves to be cuddled with and have her head scratched. She also enjoys grooming people, so don’t be surprised if she gives your hand a lick. She also loves to play with anything, as long as it…

Chelsea Michelle Ross and Nicolas Ryan D’Amico are engaged to be married on February 22, 2020 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Steven Doniger and his family moved to Summerville 9 years ago because of its “dynamic community.” Now, Doniger gets to become a part of preserving the community in his new role as the executive director of Summerville D.R.E.A.M., the local nonprofit --affiliated with Main Street South Carol…

Martin is a 2-year-old domestic short hair mix can. He is a sweet fur baby just looking for his forever home to spend his days lying about while receiving long head scratches.

Bruce is a 2-year-old male terrier mix, who’s a very sweet and very shy at first with people, but once he gets to know you, he’ll give the best cuddles and sugars. He likes to go places meeting new people and animals. He likes to run, and has become quite popular for he ‘zoomies’! He loves g…

If you drive into Downtown Summerville, go past Hutchinson square, continue past the gas station next to the Flowertown Players Theatre, and go into the alley behind it, although you might not realize it, you’ve made it to the Flowertown Player’s Back Alley Studio — a small white building th…

Typically, building a house can take anywhere from three to six months, but Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County intends to defy the odds by building an entire house in just 60 hours as part of a Homebuilder’s Blitz.

CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393

Roger is a 9-year-old male boxer-plott hound mix. He is full of love and waiting for a family to take him home. He enjoys walking along trails and taking in the scenery. Although he’s a bit older, he still has some spunk and drive.

Looking at theatrical scripts of plays and musicals and working with everyone connected with Summerville theater is what readers and others know of Courtney Bates, the executive director of the Flowertown Players. Recently, I found out that she is also a writer. Bates recently released her f…

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