South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to local media during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to local media during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Helena Bergstrom-Pilo, Vice President of purchasing and research and development for Volvo Cars USA, prepares to speak during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Robby Robbins, Chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission, greets Gov. Henry McMaster during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster,right, is welcomed to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, right, greets officials during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster,right, is welcomed to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Berkeley County Supervisor Johnny Cribb greets Gov. Henry McMaster during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Lisa Cooper sings the national anthem during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Mark Bronsall, from left, Johnny Cribb, and South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster,right, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Georgeann Pringle gives the invocation during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Robby Robbins, Chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission, speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

People gather for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Attendees at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

Berkeley County Supervisor Johnny Cribb speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Volvo Interchange on Thursday, Aug. 29. 

The BCSD is looking for drivers and drivers assistants to fill dozens of vacancies in their transportation department.

Beth Ann Beerbower has a passion for teaching math. Whether it is her own students or helping a friend’s child with geometry, Beerbower likes helping others get over their fear of math.

With less than a month to go until the first day of school, Dorchester District Two is anticipating two landmark events — the opening of the new Rollings Middle School of the Arts and the groundbreaking ceremony for the district’s aquatic center.

Squash, blueberries, potatoes – the supply seemed endless Saturday morning as residents lined up in front of Knightsville Elementary to gather free, fresh produce.

Traffic going in and out of BJ’s Wholesale Club in Summerville should be a bit smoother. The town opened the extension to Marymeade Drive in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday. The road connects Jockey Court to the roundabout on Marymeade Drive behind the North Main Street Walmart.

Can we all agree that August in South Carolina is a preview of hell? The thought of spending eternity in 98-degree temps with crippling humidity is enough to keep me righteous.

Epworth Children’s Home, a Columbia-based organization serving children, youth, and families through foster care services, is expanding to Summerville. The 120-year-old home on Aug. 29 will celebrate the grand opening of Epworth’s Low Country Hub, the first satellite center for family engagement.

The new students arrived with bags in hand, clothes packed in boxes and accessories to decorate their home.

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