Louis Smith calls for press conference UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:29 p.m.

Louis Smith is still pushing for Gail Hughes to step down as chairwoman of DD2.

Have you seen this female suspect? UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:00 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a black female suspect, who was allegedly involved in …

Food Plot Project accepting applications

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 10:50 a.m.

The SC 4-H Program is accepting applications from youth ages 5-19 who are interested in participating in the 2015 SC Wildlife Food Plot Project. Participants will prepare, establish maintain and observe a small food plot that will provide food and cover establishment for game animals and other wildlife species. The project lasts through January. …

A slave to stuff

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

How often do you purge? You know, when you grab a trash bag and run through the house tossing in anything that doesn’t breathe.

Local team rides for a cause

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:04 p.m.

Two Charleston-area men are embarking on a three-week 3,000-mile motorcycle ride with a goal to raise $15,000 for The Buoniconti Fund to Cure …

Shellhammer wins Race for The Ark

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville High School sophomore Victor Shellhammer won the 16th annual Race for The ARK held in downtown Summerville Saturday.

Center for Women hosts Founder’s Lab for women entrepreneurs

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:20 p.m.

Have you thought about starting your own business, but need a starting place? The path to your entrepreneurial future begins with Founder’s Lab, a new program through the South Carolina Women’s Business Center (SCWBC) at the Center for Women (C4W). Founder’s Lab will take place in the Charleston, Columbia and Greenville areas …

Smith Says: A slave to stuff

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

How often do you purge? You know, when you grab a trash bag and run through the house tossing in anything that doesn’t breathe.

Guest Editorial: Jimmy Carter — A life of simple virtue

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It was announced this week that Jimmy Carter has cancer. I don’t know what will happen or if it will cut short his life – though I’m not sure “cut short” applies to a man that is 90 years old.

Playmakers UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

They’re watching

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Do you ever get the feeling, creeping like the itsy-bitsy spider climbing up the waterspout of the back of your neck, that somebody is watching you? …

Casselman lands at Lenoir-Rhyne

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 2:08 p.m.

Former Hanahan High School track standout Greg Casselman landed a scholarship to Lenoir-Rhyne over the summer and has enrolled at the Hickory, N.C. …

Police: Missing Myrtle Beach teen found safe UPDATED


Wednesday, August 26, 2015 6:58 p.m.

A 16-year old Socastee High School student has been found more than six days after Horry County authorities reported her missing.

Native Americans concerned about development near Volvo site UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:02 p.m.

A recognized Native American tribe in Berkeley County is worried that residential development near the proposed site of a car plant will further …

Sully’s Scoop: Questions for the traffic department

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 7:06 a.m.

Q. What will it take to get some turn directional arrows painted on Alexandra Drive where it meets Wingo Way? Per an earlier call to Mount Pleasant, I was told Alexandra Drive is too narrow, but I have seen other streets that are narrower with turn arrows. Turning left off Alexandra during rush-hour traffic (morning, lunch and evening) is already …

Panthers rout First Baptist

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Pinewood Panthers got their 2015 season off to a flying start Friday as they blew away the Hurricanes of First Baptist 55-0.

Deadly Dorchester: 2015 homicide count soars

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 6:42 a.m.

In 2015 it seems that Dorchester County has been the setting for one homicide after another.

Charleston Metro Chamber Names Thompson E. Penney as 2015 Joseph P. Riley Leadership Award Winner

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 10:28 a.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce names Thompson E. Penney as the winner of the 2015 Joseph P. Riley Leadership Award. The prestigious award, given annually as part of the Chamber’s Honors Night, celebrates a visionary leader doing extraordinary work to strengthen the community, who is also an outstanding community volunteer that has …

Finding Mudville: Analytics adds numbers to Berkeley’s X’s and O’s

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Take everything you know about Berkeley Stags football and throw it out the window.

‘Quartet’ produced by The Footlight Players opens Sept. 11 with veteran cast

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Do four retired English opera singers have what it takes to put on a concert again? Find out as The Footlight Players perform “Quartet, …

One hundred dads show up for the first day of school at BMS

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:14 p.m.

On the first day of school for Berkeley County students, 107 fathers participated in Berkeley Middle School’s Million Father March (MFM). …

Academic Magnet’s Nick Price kicks cancer with soccer UPDATED

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:27 p.m.

The sixth floor of Barrow Neurological Institute lays quiet until a soccer ball rolling across the polished floors pierces the silence with the sound …

State antler records slightly down this year

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:15 p.m.

The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources revealed 176 new records, including …

BP America awarded the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:11 a.m.

BP America has been awarded the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an …

Owens announces run for Town Council

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Mount Pleasant resident Jim Owens announced that he intends to run for Mount Pleasant Town Council.

City’s Employee of the Year: ‘I always wanted to be a cop’

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:50 p.m.

Choosing the City of Goose Creek Employee of the Year is never an easy task. Yet in 2015, one Goose Creek Police officer made the choice a little …

Summerville student competes in agribiz quiz bowl

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:41 a.m.

English Ratliff of Summerville and a team of Clemson University agribusiness students competed in a national quiz bowl competition at the annual …

Standing Up for Rural Postal Delivery

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Post offices are crucial anywhere, but especially crucial in rural areas that depend on the postal service to stay connected through news delivery, services crucial to businesses, and, in some communities, a link to prescription drugs and other services.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Adds 19-acre Barrier Island to Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2:05 p.m.

One of last remaining private inholdings inside Refuge border is transferred to Refuge ownership by The Nature Conservancy

Patriots knock off ninth-ranked Bruins

Special to The Journal Scene

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:09 p.m.

As first games go, Friday night’s season opener between Fort Dorchester and South Florence had a little bit of everything.

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