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.
It was announced on Tuesday that the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office will be joining the show ‘LIVE PD’. Beginning Nov. 15, deputies will be going live on calls during unfiltered productions that air on A&E.
The Junior Service League of Summerville has announced a donation of $25,000 to the Public Works Art Center through the league’s long range-planning fund.
First reading of an ordinance to establish an incentive program meant to encourage commercial development in the Town of Summerville failed on Thursday.
Healthy crops begin with healthy soil and researchers with the Clemson University’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program are teaching farmers how they can benefit from keeping their soils fit.
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.
For 69 years the family of Cpl. Jackey Dale Blosser did not know his fate when he was reported missing in action on Dec. 2, 1950 after the battle of the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Blake West's classroom is very different from other teacher's classrooms. The desks, pencils and chalkboards are replaced with measuring cups, sugar and ovens.
At the November 12th Berkeley County School Board meeting, Dr. Kelly Wulf, the Chief Academics Officer presented to the board for first reading the plan to rename the district building at 229 E Main St to “The Center for Academics and Innovation.”
When many hear about an instructional technology specialist they meet the information with a combination of confusion and wonder. This reaction is common for Marie Connelly, the instruction technology specialist at Joseph Pye Elementary School.
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…
More than a dozen different organizations on Monday united together to honor the millions of veterans who served this country honorably in defense of freedom and peace.
Two K-9s were given a swearing-in ceremony and will now hit the streets with Goose Creek police. One is a spunky, first-timer, the other is an experienced worker with a backstory that could be spun into a Disney movie.
City leaders in Goose Creek are hopeful about creating a municipal electric utility but it will be voters who decide whether their idea becomes a reality. In a referendum vote set for Dec. 3, residents will choose yes or no for the city’s proposal to operate an electric utility system that f…
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.
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.
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.
Native American beliefs, names and customs have been incorporated within many titles, vehicle designations, weapons and traditions of the United States military since the country’s inception.
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…
Swank Desserts, a speciality dessert shop, is set to open this month at 110 A South Cedar Street. The space was previously occupied by JJ’s Bakery which recently closed.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said several undercover drug purchases by narcotics detectives was a part of the of the investigation in the Texas community of St. George.
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…
Three local bands received superior ratings at the state marching band competition. Fort Dorchester High School, Ashley Ridge High School and Summerville High School all received superior ratings and all finished in the top 10 as well.
Polling places are now open through 7 p.m. to vote in the Town of Summerville Municipal Election. The nonpartisan election has been recording-breaking in terms of campaign contributions to the mayoral candidates.
Curtiss-Wright Steam and Air Solutions, a designer and manufacturer for the U.S. Navy, will open its new steam and air solutions facility on Thursday at 585 Trade Center Parkway in Summerville.
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…
A new assisted living facility is coming to 150 Grandview Drive. The Claiborne at Summerville this month received final approval from the Commercial Design and Review Board.
Research from employers indicates that 15% of a worker’s success in the workplace is based on their hard skills. Hard skills are the skills that are needed to complete their job.
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…
If you asked Alison VanArsdalen what she wanted to be when she first started college at Winthrop University she would not have told you a seventh-grade social studies teacher.
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.
OAK HARBOR, Wash. – Seaman Recruit Zachary Lyon, a native of Summerville, South Carolina, joined the Navy to follow his grandfather’s footsteps and have a stable future.
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.