Lady Panthers have strong performance at state tournament

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Lady Panthers varsity volleyball team placed fifth at the SCISA Tournament in Sumter.

On Vacation – St. Petersburg

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:39 a.m.

Daniel Island residents Bill and Carolyn Goff traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia and spent time aboard the Viking Helgi. The two-week trip began in …

Police Blotter – Good fences make good neighbors

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:57 a.m.

A woman and her daughter were driving through their neighborhood when a car allegedly came speeding up behind them one day. Because the car was tailgating her, the female driver pulled off the road and onto the grass so the car could go around her, the report said. The driver did proceed ahead, but stopped a short distance ahead and blocked the …

On Vacation – Glacier National Park

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:05 p.m.

Local sailors shine in youth regatta

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:23 p.m.

On Oct. 9-12, the Sunfish Youth World Championships were held at Camp Sea Gull in Arapahoe, North Carolina. Local sailors Lucas Sawin and Peter Buyck, …

Parents Stop Too

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene is proud to publish the winning editorial in our local “Texting and Driving” essay contest. Will Sears is a freshman at …

Cario students chosen for All-State Orchestra audition

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:57 a.m.

Cario String Orchestra members have been selected to the 2014 Lowcountry Region Orchestra. These members will be performing with this very …

BE Drama Club performs ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:57 a.m.

Mark your calendars and don’t miss the hilarity when the Bishop England Drama Club presents their fall production, “Cheaper by the Dozen.”

YEScarolina Gala to highlight local entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

More than 450 guests will attend YEScarolina’s fifth annual gala Thursday, Oct. 23, at Memminger Auditorium to celebrate and fundraise for youth entrepreneurship. The sold-out event is complete with hors d’oeuvres and a three-course dinner by Hall’s Chophouse, Duvall Events and The Lee Bros. Guests will be entertained by The Plantation Singers, …

‘It’s still on target’

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:10 a.m.

Good weather has contributed to DD2 being able to move forward with construction on the new schools.

Literary Tea series starts Nov. 9

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:01 p.m.

Looking for a chance to meet interesting authors and discover new reads?

Down ballot races draw attention in SC

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:41 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In an election year topped by races for governor and both U.S. Senate seats, several down-ticket races are also drawing attention in South Carolina as Democratic challengers question the ethics of some Republican incumbents.

County wants meeting to address GenEarth odor

The Independent

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:10 a.m.

Berkeley County has a message for Gov. Nikki Haley: send someone — anyone high up — from the Governor’s Office or the state health agency to come …

Police Blotter – Old smoky gets away

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:03 a.m.

Police were called to a retail store because a man allegedly attempted to steal a smoker. A loss prevention officer said a man allegedly entered the store, went to the smokers and placed one valued at $999 in his cart. According to the report, he then walked around the store and attempted to leave through the grocery section. He passed the point …

Don’t Procrastinate: Zero in on holiday budgets before you spend

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:13 p.m.

Don't look now because before you know it the season of giving - and spending - will be upon us. Don't wait until the credit card bills arrive in January to think about how you're going to pay for your holiday spending. Start now and consider these planning tips.

JV and B team Stags enjoying banner seasons UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:16 p.m.

The Berkeley football teams are enjoying a banner season in 2014, so far. All of them.

Lady Gators finish 20-22 UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:43 p.m.

The Goose Creek girls volleyball team ended the season in the opening round of the Class AAAA playoffs on Oct. 23.

World Series Cereal Drive UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:41 a.m.

Summerville Catholic School students wanted to show their school spirit as well as cheer on those teams playing in this year’s World Series. SCS …

Wando, BE girls tennis advance in playoffs UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:12 p.m.

Wando girls tennis moved past Socastee, 5-1, Monday in Mount Pleasant.

Lady Bishops blow past Dillon in second round UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:28 a.m.

Two rounds into the Class AA playoffs and Bishop England volleyball is still tweaking and shuffling its lineup.

AR volleyball team eliminates Lady Gators

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:22 p.m.

The Ashley Ridge volleyball team opened the Class AAAA playoffs with a victory.

CresCom Bank donates $10,000 to Water Missions International

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:56 p.m.

This October, CresCom Bank donated $10,000 to Water Missions International (WMI), a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that provides …

Summerville man gets life sentence for bank robbery

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:19 p.m.

It took about 30 minutes for Tyrone Darius Ellison to find out where he was going to be spending the rest of his life.

Miss Goose Creek Teen USA’s collection efforts continue

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:13 a.m.

Miss Goose Creek Teen USA Jordyn Rogge is continuing to collect items for the Moncks Corner SPCA.

Gators win eighth straight UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:17 a.m.

The Goose Creek Gators were once again too much for a fellow Lowountry program on the gridiron.

Underwater masterpiece created from 120-pound pumpkin at the S.C. Aquarium UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:17 p.m.

Divers Carve Intricate Designs into One of the Largest Pumpkins in the Lowcountry

Pinewood Prep sweeps SCISA AAA Cross Country Championships

For The Journal Scene

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 3:01 p.m.

Pinewood Prep swept the SCISA AAA Cross Country Championship Meet, held Oct. 25 at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School in Columbia.

Legislative luncheon draws crowd

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 4:40 p.m.

More than 100 people gathered for the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Delegation Luncheon.

Letters to the editor

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:50 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Academics or race: which matters more to CCSD?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:10 p.m.

Last week, I was preparing to write this column saying that after a period of struggle and indecision, followed by a close examination of the information provided to me by the campaign arm of the sales tax referendum for school facilities, I was going to reluctantly support the referendum. Then like the rest of the Lowcountry, heck like the rest …

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