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Prepping for prom

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

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

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

Friday, March 25, 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 sights set on securing a Statehouse seat.


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

Friday, March 25, 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 Central Avenue.


DD2 recognizes grant winners

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

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

Ashley Ridge girls top Summerville

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

Austin leads Swamp Foxes past Green Wave

The Ashley Ridge baseball team claimed a 3-1 victory over Summerville to come out on top of a three-game series.


Throw the Swamp Foxes into the mix

The Ashley Ridge softball team swept a two-game series with Summerville this week.


Green Wave to host Swamp Foxes for decisive third game

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

Students place in robotics competition

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

Lapchak inducted into National Political Science honor society

The Citadel’s Beta Iota Rho chapter of The National Political Science Honor Society of Pi Sigma Alpha inducted seven new cadet members into the select group.


Music Club scholarship winners to perform

Summerville Music Club will present its 2016 scholarship winners in recital at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Lola Johnston Memorial Chapel in the Village at Summerville. Winners, all performing on the...


Busy bee excels in geography bee

Flowertown Elementary would like to congratulate fifth-grader Hakeem Smalls for winning the Flowertown Geography Bee. Hakeem will be moving on to the state competition this spring.

Garden Club

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

Lost in Legend: History, folklore and ghost stories

Bruce Orr is sporting an archeologist-reminiscent shirt with his label, “Lost in Legend,” printed on the pocket when he greets me. But this former criminal investigator is more than...


Pets of the Week

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 anyone looks at her. It doesn’t take...


History lesson

Dr. Edward West, retired pediatrician and past president of the Summerville Dorchester Museum, was guest speaker at the Lowcountry Women’s Social Club’s March meeting. He discussed the...

Inklings: Dogwood symbols

There aren’t many trees around the world that have the beauty, versatility, and storied history as the dogwoods. Dogwood legends include the crucifixion of Christ, on this very day.

Editorial: Working together pays off for Summerville

We are starting to see some real changes taking place at the newest Summerville interchange on Interstate 26.

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