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Eyewitness account: ‘Three fuel tanks almost hit me’

Tuesday, July 7, 2:57 p.m.

Local charter fisherman, Capt. Joe Dennis was enjoying a leisurely Tuesday morning fishing along the Cooper River when he had to dodge a couple jettisoned fuel tanks.

Budget amendment would fund SRO program

Tuesday, July 7, 1:31 p.m.

Dorchester County is considering amending its newly-adopted 2015-16 budget to fund an area of ample debate and discussion in recent months: school resource officers.


Council candidate moving house into historic district

Tuesday, July 7, 7:09 a.m.

Summerville’s historic district is gaining a new house.


Conservative group against flag removal targets residents UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 12:33 p.m.

Starting today people driving in their vehicles could hear a radio ad from a conservative group encouraging them to call their local lawmakers to vote on keeping the Confederate battle flag flying on...

Sports

Parks Field, Pepper Hill open tournament with wins

Tuesday, July 7, 1:26 p.m.

Landslide victories were the theme for the opening day of the South Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball AAA District 7 All-star Tournament.

Panthers attend camp, look towards Fall

Monday, July 6, 12:01 a.m.

Pinewood’s varsity football team attended football camp at Clemson University June 12 through June 14.


Baly selected for Zonals

Sunday, July 5, 12:01 a.m.

Ethan Baly, a rising seventh-grader at Pinewood Preparatory School, was selected to participate in the USTA National 12 Zonals.


Palmetto Rays repeat Youth Baseball Nationals champs

Saturday, July 4, 12:01 a.m.

The 13U Palmetto Rays claimed their second consecutive Youth Baseball Nationals title last month.

Education

Montalbano graduates Virginia Tech

Tuesday, July 7, 10:46 a.m.

BLACKSBURG, Va.– Virgina Tech held its spring commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium.

Nexton Elementary opens its doors

Thursday, July 2, 12:17 p.m.

Hundreds of little Explorers will fill a new Summerville elementary school this upcoming fall semester.


Four awarded scholarships by Cruise Control Driving School

Monday, June 29, 12:01 a.m.

Cruise Control Driving School, Inc. of Summerville has awarded a total of $2,000 in academic scholarships – $500 to each of the four graduates from Summerville area schools. The recipients...


Growing great habits

Friday, June 26, 12:01 a.m.

What started out as a small classroom garden purchased through a grant from Disney has blossomed into a schoolwide gardening and wellness program.

Community News

Ensley, Render plan October wedding

Tuesday, July 7, 1:32 p.m.

Kali Elizabeth Ensley of Summerville and William Rowan Render of Myrtle Beach are engaged to be married on Oct. 3 at First Baptist Church in Charleston.

Girl Scouts community opportunities offered

Tuesday, July 7, 1:50 p.m.

Meetings are 6:30-8 p.m. every other Thursday in July starting July 2 at the North Charleston Service Center 7951 Dorchester Road.


Warrior Athlete

Monday, July 6, 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Army Veteran Sgt. Sean Hook of Summerville receives the silver medal in the Men’s Shot Put Standing 6.0 category at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games, Marine Corps Base...


Unity fund to address systemic problems

Monday, July 6, 12:01 a.m.

Coastal Community Foundation, a grantmaking institution dedicated to serving coastal South Carolina, announced that it has established the Lowcountry Unity Fund in response to the June 17, 2015...

Opinion

July 4th and American icons

Friday, July 3, 12:01 a.m.

It was 44 years ago tomorrow that our family celebrated our best Fourth of July ever. That was the holiday when Jim returned from Viet Nam to where we waited for him in Falmouth, Mass. And...

The world of the vertically challenged

Wednesday, July 1, 12:01 a.m.

In the Huge News department, check it out: Barbie, that high-heeled icon, has changed to flats. I’ll pause to let that sink in: Barbie in flats!

Right this wrong

Thursday, July 2, 12:19 p.m.

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