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The town of Tykocin in western Poland is home to only 2,014 people. In the 1930s and 1940s the population was over 4,000. Nearly two thousand residents of Tykocin were Jewish and over the course of two days, August 25th and August 26th, 1941 the population was cut in half by Nazi death squad…

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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…

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Law enforcement with the Summerville Police Department and Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office visited neighborhoods throughout the town and county for annual National Night Out festivities on August 6.

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More than a year after the idea was birthed to construct a wheelchair-accessible press box at Saul Alexander Park—the site of Summerville Miracle League’s whiffle ball games—the newest amenity was officially unveiled to the community.

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It was a three day operation and the largest of its kind yet for an ever evolving military. From land to sea to air, Exercise Dragon Lifeline was a culmination of months of planning. The final phase began on the night of Aug. 8, with a jolting thud and a long rattle, as a Charleston based C-…

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Learning the basics of gentlemanly behavior—how to approach girls, tie a tie and treat peers, for example—is the key goal of the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club, now accepting applications for the upcoming school year.

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With the daytime temperature nearing 100 degrees, we thought we'd send you some cool thoughts and a reminder that not so long ago we were enjoying a rare snow storm right here in the Lowcountry.

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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.

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.

South Carolina's annual sales-tax free weekend is just a day away, when parents and students will pack store aisles searching for new school supplies, electronics and clothing needed to kickoff the 2019-2020 school year.

It’s come to my attention that some of y’all don’t know how to act in public. Actually, not y’all—if you read newspapers, you’re probably an educated person who’d never walk into a store, open ice cream and lick it.

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

Some longleaf pine trees are shedding their needles early across the Sandhills and Coastal Plain this year. This is an annual, natural occurrence that usually takes place in the fall, but sudden, extreme drought in certain areas combined with high temperatures are causing this to take place early.

Road closures planned in Summerville for Bear Island Road extension project: Permanent and temporary road closures are planned this week near the sites for the Bear Island Road extension project. Bear Island Road between Delafield Drive and Cotton Hope Lane is expected to be permanently clos…



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