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Representatives from the Leadership Dorchester class of 2019 spoke to the Dorchester District 2 School Board meeting on Monday November 18th about their class project. The project is the STEAM Lab at Summerville Elementary School.

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The popular Breakfast With Santa event hosted by the Summerville Journal Scene will return on Dec. 7 in front of the Summerville Municipal Court building — its traditional home.

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The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved the sale of $163 million in variable rate revenue obligation bonds during a special telephonic board meeting today. The proceeds will be used to refund existing debt, and the transaction achieves projected debt service savings of $40 million over…

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On Tuesday, former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford ended his improbable campaign to win the GOP presidential nomination before even formally entering the race. And he blamed it on Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats. Indirectly.

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On Nov. 21 Banks Construction will perform a nighttime lane closure on Interstate 26 to support delivery of large equipment to the shoulder near the Exit 194 eastbound off ramp — Jedburg Road interchange. The nighttime lane closure on I-26 will be conducted between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

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The Dorchester County Archives & History Center and the Summerville-Dorchester Museum will present Howard Burnham, noted English writer and performer of literary and historical dramatic monologues, in a moving portrayal of Lord Cornwallis in full costume.

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Summerville’s business community on Tuesday received an update from state lawmakers on what to expect in the 2020 legislative session. Five local legislators were part of a panel to discuss state issues at the annual Legislative Luncheon, sponsored by the Greater Summerville/Dorchester Count…

This is the official week when we honor and remember all of our veterans, but hopefully, we appreciate their service and sacrifices every day of the year.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was formed in 1909 as a bi-racial civil rights organization with the goal of advancing justice for African Americans and creating equal opportunities for all people. Nationally there are more than half a million members.

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First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence visited JB Charleston on Oct. 30 to get a first-hand look at emergency preparedness efforts within the base and local community.

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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was met with an enthusiastic crowd at Goose Creek High School Saturday, and several in attendance said they had originally picked other Democratic candidates but in recent months they began to shift toward Warren.

Chief Information System Technician John Ramsey grills hot dogs aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) for a karaoke night. Normandy is part of the East Coast Surface Action Group and is operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensu…

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One upcoming shopping event will feature local and regional businesses, and a portion of the proceeds will support single mothers. The skincare and wellness company, Wholly Neora, is hosting A Step Ahead: Christmas Festival, is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 23 at Faith Assembly, 337 F…

On a clear day in September, Megan Walters Jenkins was cycling on Highway 78, near the town of Dorchester. The 33-year-old high school counselor was training for an upcoming half ironman. Just after 10 a.m., a driver in an SUV hit Jenkin’s bicycle from behind, causing an accident that killed…

A Grayco Hardware & Home will have a soft opening on Nov. 13 at its new location in the Knightsville Crossing Shopping center,1605 Central Avenue. A grand opening date is to be announced. The family-owned hardware store is filling the space that sat vacant after Mr. K’s Piggly Wiggly clo…

Nurses put in extra effort around each holiday to make special onesies for newborns born on holidays at Trident's Summerville Medical Center. This Halloween is no exception. NICU nurses spent more than 55 hours making costumes by hand for the babies staying in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Parker’s Kitchen recently opened a new store at 1107 Cane Bay Boulevard. The award-winning convenience and food service company has multiple locations across coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Cane Bay store is the company’s 60th store and its second location in Summervil…

Summerville is actually home to a clutch or more of ghost stories. But perhaps no one thing has made a bigger bump locally than The Light Road. It’s scary enough for repeating tomorrow.

A&R Logistics Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing dry bulk transportation, warehousing, packaging, third-party logistics and export solutions to the chemical industry, is establishing a new state-of-the-art export facility in Berkeley County.

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