Red-shouldered hawk returns home after mild head trauma

Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:03 p.m.

She didn’t miss a stroke. When the lid of the box opened, the red-shouldered hawk lifted her head and shot out of the container into the wind, …

Wando culinary students headed to national competition

Saturday, March 26, 2016 10:55 a.m.

Culinary students from Wando High School and the West Ashley High School have wowed the judges and brought home the gold in the 14th annual South …

Garden Club

Saturday, March 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Flowertown Garden Club met March 14 at the Cuthbert Community Center. Club Chaplain and Summerville First Lady Susan Johnson spoke on the plants …

Charleston Marriott, owned by JHM Hotels, donates bus to Windwood Farm Home for Children

Saturday, March 26, 2016 4:25 a.m.

JHM Hotels recently held their 2016 Sales Conference in Charleston. The event, themed Build The Best, included a community service activity, in …

East Cooper Montessori Charter School Raises $12,000 During School’s Annual Read-A-Thon

Saturday, March 26, 2016 10:27 a.m.

March 16 was a great day at East Cooper Montessori Charter School. The school held it’s annual Read-A-Thon, which is the school’s …

Cario takes top honors

Saturday, March 26, 2016 10:42 a.m.

Ashley Ridge girls top Summerville

Saturday, March 26, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge girls’ soccer team opened region play with a shutout of Summerville.

Swamp Fox boys blank Green Wave

Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Region 8-AAAA’s only ranked soccer team opened region play with a win.

Jones Center turns 125Honorable Dick Jones remembered

Friday, March 25, 2016 7:39 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department hosted a celebration in honor of the 25th anniversary of its R. L. Jones Center facility on Saturday, March …

History lesson

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dr. Edward West, retired pediatrician and past president of the Summerville Dorchester Museum, was guest speaker at the Lowcountry Women’s …

Inklings: Dogwood symbols

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

There aren’t many trees around the world that have the beauty, versatility, and storied history as the dogwoods. Dogwood legends include the …

Pets of the Week

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Brit-Brat is a 3-year-old spayed and microchipped female terrier mix. She weighs about 37 pounds. She loves people. She wags her tail whenever …

Prepping for prom

Friday, March 25, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Stores have them up in their windows and the advertisements can be found all over Facebook — prom dresses.

RiverDogs embrace Charleston culinary scene with an abundance of new options

Friday, March 25, 2016 10:44 a.m.

Tasty standards return while trending new choices for the 2016 season

Letter: Council should not have stripped authority of Summerville mayor

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

Crime beat

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Deputies responded to Eagles Nest Elementary March 11 in reference to possible child abuse. School officials said in a report that a small abrasion was found on the child’s face, an injury sustained when the student’s mother punished the child. Deputies conducted a welfare check at the child’s home the next day. The incident …

Takedown Club takes home championship

Friday, March 25, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Summerville Takedown Club brought home some of the top awards from the 2016 South Carolina Youth Wrestling Association Championships.

Great trail cleanup to attack litter, illegal dumpsites UPDATED

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:26 a.m.

Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) and PalmettoPride kicked off the Great Trail Cleanup of South Carolina today to attack litter and illegal …

Grooms hoping for strong finish

Friday, March 25, 2016 3:23 p.m.

Berkeley High School’s softball team posted some impressive stats the first part of the season but fourth-year coach Boogie Grooms hopes his …

DD2 recognizes grant winners

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Grant money from Bosch has Dorchester District 2 students using iPads, pedaling at desks and even sewing.

Law enforcement not easing up on security measures at Cooper River Bridge Run

For the Independent

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Ever since security at the Cooper River Bridge Run and Walk was ramped up following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, the event has presented no …

Letter: Summerville Family YMCA not part of Cane Bay YMCA project

Friday, March 25, 2016 7:01 a.m.

In regards to the article written by Michael Chiarito published in the March 18 edition of the Journal Scene, the Summerville Family YMCA would like to offer clarification regarding the Cane Bay YMCA project.


Friday, March 25, 2016 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Tuesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All …

Local author, historian to speak at fort

Friday, March 25, 2016 11:57 a.m.

Charleston Museum Curator and author of “Stolen Charleston: The Spoils of War” J. Grahame Long will speak about his book at 1 p.m. on …

Local community members express concern: One80 Place for sale; Home of Hope crowded

Friday, March 25, 2016 5:01 a.m.

On average, about 15 homeless men crowd the Summerville shelter, Lowcountry Home of Hope, each night. But only 10 beds are inside the facility on …

Students place in robotics competition

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Team 3489 Category 5 Robotics Team participated in the Palmetto Regional Feb. 25 – 27.

Future Berkeley County hospital begins design phase

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Allen Carroll knows how long Berkeley County has waited for its own hospital: too long.

Summerville resident, national defense worker seeking Rep. Horne’s seat

Friday, March 25, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Summerville resident Katie Arrington has been passionate about politics since age 5. Decades later she’s finally seeking office, with her …

Green Wave to host Swamp Foxes for decisive third game

Friday, March 25, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Summerville baseball team hosts Ashley Ridge at 7 p.m. Friday for a game that will likely have an impact on playoff seeding.

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