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Sailing the Dry Tortugas

Sailing the Dry Tortugas
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Instead of going to scout camps this summer, a handful of local Boy Scouts chose to tackle the Gulf of Mexico on a sailing trip.

Week 1 a family affair for Craig

Week 1 a family affair for Craig
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Timberland coach Art Craig is adamant Friday’s encounter with Woodland High School is not Craig Bowl I or anything catchy like that.

Letter: Wear your school colors and be proud of Summerville

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

To the Editor:

Cavs aiming for more victory celebrations

Cavs aiming for more victory celebrations

Special to Summerville Communications

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

With nearly his entire team returning, along with several transfers, St. John’s Christian Academy football coach John McCall is optimistic …

Local author releases historical novel based on real family letters

Local author releases historical novel based on real family letters
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:37 a.m.

Mount Pleasant resident Mark Palasek recently released his debut novel, “Letters From My Uncles.”

Local students graduate from Clemson

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

Local residents are among summer 2016 graduates of Clemson University.

Cross aiming for Class A crown

Cross aiming for Class A crown
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Cross High School has a new region and new quarterback but the Trojans expect their penchant for winning games to remain the same.

School board to resume opening meetings with prayer UPDATED

School board to resume opening meetings with prayer

For the Independent

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:34 a.m.

Berkeley County School Board in September will again open its meetings with a prayer, despite the threat of a lawsuit.

New Oceana Animated Maps show dolphins and whales threatened by seismic airgun blasting in Atlantic Ocean

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:33 a.m.

Despite widespread opposition and recent decision to protect Atlantic from offshore drilling, seismic airgun Permits still being pursued

‘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.

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 …

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.

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. …

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…

Round 1 begins for Robinson

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.

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