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‘Sacred ground’ - As development looms, a community worries for historic McDowell Cemetery

‘Sacred ground’ - As development looms, a community worries for historic McDowell Cemetery
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:28 a.m.

Tucked away in the woods of the Cainhoy Peninsula, a few hundred feet off Clements Ferry Road where it slips into the community of Wando, is an old …

ACT report shows improvement opportunities for South Carolina students UPDATED

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:15 a.m.

ACT released its 2016 Condition of College and Career Readiness Report for the Class of 2016. South Carolina’s 2016 high school graduates earned an overall composite score of 18.5 compared to an average of 19.8 in the twenty states that require the test.

Green Wave falls in season opener

Green Wave falls in season opener
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Fumbles were the difference during the Green Wave’s season opener at Spartanburg Friday.

Marching to a different beat

For the Independent

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On this day everyone was forced inside due to a late afternoon storm, no doubt a welcomed change from the summer heat, but it still sounded the same. …

Editorial: Be prepared before hurricane strikes

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It’s hurricane season and already we have seen several big storms pass us by, but it is incumbent upon all Lowcountry residents to be prepared for the worst.

Ask Liz - It takes a team to help school-wary kids

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:20 a.m.

Dear Liz,

Charleston Battery and Cahrleston Animal Society partner for pups at the pitch

Charleston Battery and Cahrleston Animal Society partner for pups at the pitch
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:29 a.m.

Bring your dog to the Charleston Battery game on Saturday, September 3rd and a portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Charleston Animal …

Shem Creek Park Phase II UPDATED

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Town officials officially cut the ribbon on Shem Creek Park Phase II, which has been unofficially open all summer.

Local school supply lists now available on TeacherLists

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year, as all of their schools supply lists are now posted on TeacherLists.com.

UPDATE: Missing person found UPDATED

UPDATE: Missing person found
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:41 p.m.

UPDATE: Today, while conducting a search for a missing vulnerable adult, shortly before 1 p.m., our Charleston County Sheriff deputies found the …

Free, peer-led workouts gaining ground east of the Cooper UPDATED

Free, peer-led workouts gaining ground east of the Cooper
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A community of women whose mission is to make each other stronger in all aspects of life has arrived in Charleston.

Red Cross sounds alarm: Financial donations urgently needed to aid Louisiana

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:57 a.m.

Relief Effort Could Cost at Least $30 million; 3,000 Still in Shelters

Scene in History

Scene in History
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On Aug. 20, 1986, the Summerville Journal Scene reported on the centennial of “The Great Quake.”

ROUNDUP: Singleton heading for First Baptist

ROUNDUP: Singleton heading for First Baptist
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Northwood Academy girls basketball coach Presley Singleton is making a move to First Baptist Church School.

More growth for DD2, Rollings work lags

More growth for DD2, Rollings work lags
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 p.m.

As of the sixth day of school, Dorchester District 2 has 26,039 students – 582 more students than it had at the 135th day of school last year. …

A summer morning, a spider web, a dead mouse, a Monday

A summer morning, a spider web, a dead mouse, a Monday
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:50 p.m.

Note: This was written 15 years or so years go. I no longer live in the yard mentioned here and the cats in my life back when have gone to cat heaven. …

Panthers win home opener

Panthers win home opener

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Panthers opened up their 2016 football season with a 37-0 win over Oceanside Collegiate Academy Friday night.

Dubose teacher participates in Science P.L.U.S. Institute

Dubose teacher participates in Science P.L.U.S. Institute
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

GREENVILLE – Roper Mountain Science Center, a facility of Greenville County Schools, is pleased to announce that Alene Wilkins, who teaches at …

Treasurer Curtis Loftis’ Unclaimed Property Program joins MissingMoney.com

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:26 a.m.

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. announced that citizens can now search for unclaimed property on the State Treasurer’s website, treasurer.sc.gov, and on MissingMoney.com, a national database that includes unclaimed property being held by 42 states and provinces.

Smith Says: Perspective – not fear of frogs – changes over time

Smith Says: Perspective – not fear of frogs – changes over time

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It’s funny how your perspective on life changes as you get older. When I was 25, I never imagined that…

Patriots Point & Moondog Animation create virtual reality space voyage

Patriots Point & Moondog Animation create virtual reality space voyage
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:56 p.m.

Onboard the USS Yorktown, there’s a new, simple way to get kids excited about the possibilities of space exploration: Take them there.

Round 1 begins for Robinson UPDATED

Round 1 begins for Robinson
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Randy Robinson said if he was afraid of a challenge, he wouldn't have pursued a career in coaching high school football.

Thousands of county property owners to receive $674 from class action settlement

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:57 a.m.

Thousands of Berkeley County property owners will receive refunds of transportation impact fees that were paid to the county, but not spent on infrastructure improvements.

Former county baseball star lands in USC hall

Former county baseball star lands in USC hall
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:56 a.m.

A Stratford High School baseball legend is now a hall-of-famer at the college he starred for, too.

Crime beat

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:39 a.m.

An officer with a police department in North Carolina contacted local deputies about a juvenile at a hospital in his jurisdiction who told him she did not wish to return to her Ladson-area home because her mother and stepfather abuse her and the man also uses heroin, according to a report. Law enforcement planned to contact DSS about the issue and …

4 of 5 school board races contested for Nov. 8 election

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Of the five seats facing reelection for Berkeley County school board, two freshman incumbents will try to retain their seats in a challenged race. The three other, more seasoned incumbents will not run for reelection.

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

More Berkeley County residents found jobs — including the hundreds who joined the workforce — in July, leading to a sharp 0.4 percent …

Hood: Construction on new Dollar General store underway

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:34 a.m.

Construction is coming along with the Dollar General Store being built on Highway 17-A by the fire department. I was told it is expected to open in September.

Second Chance Thrift Shop in Pinopolis opens, donations accepted

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:33 a.m.

Tommy and Robin Dantzler are celebrating the opening of a new business and the residents of Berkeley County are pleased to see their county resources continue to grow.

Chargers counting on explosive offense UPDATED

Chargers counting on explosive offense
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:50 a.m.

Northwood Academy football coach Philip Keefe and the Chargers enter a new season with the same expectation as everyone else: to compete for a state …

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