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Book launch

Book launch
Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:06 a.m.

Nationally Bestselling Author Mary Alice Monroe held a book signing reception at Wild Dunes Resort April 28. Known for using the lowcountry landscape …

Lady Knights win Lower State opener UPDATED

Lady Knights win Lower State opener
Sunday, May 8, 2016 6:35 p.m.

SUMMERVILLE — Stratford earned a 3-0 shutout over Summerville in the Class AAAA Lower State playoffs on Saturday. …

College Park Elementary reaching adults as well

College Park Elementary reaching adults as well
Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:59 a.m.

Several non-English speakers from Mexico, Central America, and South America fulfill steps to honor their American dream with the help of College …

PDI Toastmasters to begin meeting May 19

Sunday, May 8, 2016 9:10 a.m.

Are you afraid to get up in front of a group and speak? Do you get stressed out when asked to prepare a presentation for your boss? Would you like to improve your communication and leadership skills? Toastmasters can help you. Visit PDI Toastmasters the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6 p.m. at Heritage Trust FCU in Park West. For more information, …

Cario drama students win big at thespian festival

Cario drama students win big at thespian festival
Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:38 a.m.

Thirty-seven Cario Middle School Drama students performed at the first annual SC Jr. Thespian Festival in Summerville on Saturday, April 23, under …

‘Fast-moving’ wildfire closes 176; fire now contained UPDATED

‘Fast-moving’ wildfire closes 176; fire now contained
Sunday, May 8, 2016 6:28 p.m.

A large, fast-moving wildfire has been 100 percent contained near Cane Bay off Highway 176.

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon
Sunday, May 8, 2016 11:49 a.m.

First Reliance Bank invests in education through annual scholarship program

Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:39 a.m.

First Reliance Bank is now accepting applications for its annual Francis Marion Scholarship through May 31. The First Reliance Bank Scholarship recognizes and assists outstanding students who are pursuing a degree in business or finance. Administered through the Francis Marion University Foundation, the scholarship program has been helping area- …

Money Raised Will Support Mental Health H.E.R.O.E.S.

Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:55 a.m.

The truth about mental health is that in America virtually every family has a relative whose life’s story is told through the lens of someone battling mental health issues.

Junior Service League donates $13,056 to DD2

Junior Service League donates $13,056 to DD2
Sunday, May 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Junior Service League of Summerville has donated $13,056 to the schools of Dorchester School District Two. These funds were raised through …

Horticulture Hotline - A springtime checklist for every part of the yard

Sunday, May 8, 2016 9:06 a.m.

Here is a quick checklist to make sure your yard is on track to flourish.

Moro repeats as national swim champion

Moro repeats as national swim champion
Sunday, May 8, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Palmetto Masters Swim Team claimed runner-up honors at a national swim meet.

Summerville Catholic School archers qualify for nationals

Summerville Catholic School archers qualify for nationals
Sunday, May 8, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Kimmie Gessner and Emma Ayala will head to Louisville, Kentucky on May 12 for the National Archery in the Schools National Tournament.

Rotary happenings

Rotary happenings
Sunday, May 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Green Wave tennis team rolls past Gamecocks

Green Wave tennis team rolls past Gamecocks
Saturday, May 7, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Green Wave looked like a No. 1 seed Tuesday as it cruised to victory in the opening round of the Class AAAA playoffs.

Recognizing courage

Recognizing courage
Saturday, May 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Clay Hill Elementary awarded another great group of character students for displaying “courage.”

Opinion Shaper: Parents have tools to building a child’s intelligence

Opinion Shaper: Parents have tools to building a child’s intelligence

For the Journal Scene

Saturday, May 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The local news buzzes with stories and debates concerning growth, development, and roadways in the town of Summerville and surrounding counties. It …

Hawkettes win district crown UPDATED

Hawkettes win district crown
Saturday, May 7, 2016 1:46 p.m.

Hanahan High School’s softball team captured its third district playoff title in five years with a 2-0 win over North Myrtle Beach on Friday. …

Pinewood soccer athletes to play at the next level

Saturday, May 7, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Pinewood seniors Hannah Miner and Summer Ricciardi have both committed to play soccer at the college level.

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week
Saturday, May 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Isaac is a 4-year-old neutered and microchipped male Japanese Chin mix. He loves going for walks on the leash and rides in the car. He also loves to …

Patriot golfers claim runner-up honors

Saturday, May 7, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Bluffton finished the Region 8-AAAA boys’ golf championship with a 619 score to claim the 2016 region championship.

Funds still on hold for digital sign

Funds still on hold for digital sign
Saturday, May 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Funds for a new digital sign near Interstate 26 will remain on hold until more “research” is done.

Sweetgrass cultureal arts festival returns June 4

Sweetgrass cultureal arts festival returns June 4

By Nicole Seitz

Special to the Moultrie News

Saturday, May 7, 2016 3:26 p.m.

With skillful hands, she pulls a palmetto frond in and out of her growing basket. Her eyes watch the cars kicking up dust on Highway 17 while her …

Donation of air conditioning system lets sick business owner to return to work

Donation of air conditioning system lets sick business owner to return to work
Saturday, May 7, 2016 6:23 a.m.

The Myers family started the C&C Myers Heating & A/C in 1978, providing heating and central air conditioning services to local area …

Park West vet lets kids be a vet for a day

Park West vet lets kids be a vet for a day
Saturday, May 7, 2016 2:35 p.m.

Park West Veterinary Associates held their second annual Be-A-Vet-Day at their office off Park West Boulevard on April 9. The day is a chance for …

Up to $5,000 grants available to affordable housing nonprofits

Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:40 a.m.

Coastal Community Foundation is now accepting Realtors Housing Opportunities Fund applications for requests of up to $5,000 from organizations providing affordable housing access and homeownership education to residents living in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties. Online applications are available at coastalcommunityfoundation. …

Drop off unwanted boating and fishing gear during Clean Marine May 12-14

Drop off unwanted boating and fishing gear during Clean Marine May 12-14
Saturday, May 7, 2016 9:42 a.m.

What do a busted trailer tire, a dead boat battery and an unseaworthy boat have in common? They are all items that should be disposed of properly to …

Laurel Hill student sets up conservation fundraiser

Laurel Hill student sets up conservation fundraiser
Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:40 a.m.

Laurel Hill Primary School student Callan Potter, of Mount Pleasant, recently celebrated his eighth birthday by raising $1,000 to donate to the Avian …

Local teacher has novel published

Saturday, May 7, 2016 12:57 p.m.

Katherine (Kim) McDermott began her career as an English teacher at Wando High School in the 1980s, and she retired 25 years later after finishing …

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