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Flowertown Elementary spotlights careers

Flowertown Elementary spotlights careers
Friday, May 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Students at Flowertown Elementary have been exploring careers from around the community as part of the Flowertown School Improvement Council’s …

75 Students Awarded Full Scholarships from Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

75 Students Awarded Full Scholarships from Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Friday, May 13, 2016 9:09 a.m.

Chamber fuels our region’s talent pipeline

Republican Women’s Tea

Republican Women’s Tea
Friday, May 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Republican Women had their annual membership tea at the lovely home of Betty and Keith Gourdin in Pineville.

Police seeking robbery suspct

Police seeking robbery suspct
Friday, May 13, 2016 9:49 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is working to identify the suspect shown in the attached photographs. On May 12, at approximately 12:58 am, the …

College of Charleston announces the Martin Scholars Program

Friday, May 13, 2016 8:36 a.m.

This spring, the College of Charleston launched the Martin Scholars program, a new scholarship initiative to further the opportunities for students aspiring to enter the communications industry.

Opinion Shaper: Rivers are valuable recreation infrastructure UPDATED

Opinion Shaper: Rivers are valuable recreation infrastructure

For the Journal Scene

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:28 a.m.

Charleston frequenter Ted Turner wrote in his foreword to Rivers of South Carolina, “Rivers are places that renew our spirit, connect us with …

DD2 looks to close $1 million gap

Friday, May 13, 2016 1:50 p.m.

Dorchester District 2 officials said they won’t be making a specific request of County Council when they present their budget on Monday.

Crime beat

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:25 a.m.

A homeless man told officers he’s been living in the woods and abusing alcohol for four years and wants to get help. The only problem was that he didn’t want to leave his puppy in the woods. After unsuccessfully trying to locate a home for the puppy, one of the officers volunteered to take the puppy to her personal kennel until it …

State Fair awards college scholarships

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:26 a.m.

Three local students have been awarded “Ride of Your Life” scholarships from the South Carolina State Fair.

Letter: Voters should choose how much power mayor has

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:27 a.m.

To the Editor:

Town to ‘pick up the cost’ of homelessness one way or another, shelter officials say

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:32 a.m.

In less than two months, funding for an overcrowded men’s homeless shelter in Summerville will drastically decline. Since October, the town has been paying the rent for Home of Hope, located on Central Avenue.

Conversation with the Candidates: County Council District 3 Republican Ken Gunn

Friday, May 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Councilman Ken Gunn, R-District 3, is in his first term. He is seeking his second term on council. Gunn lives in Spring Grove Plantation with his wife of 45 years. He is a Vietnam veteran, a former employee of GE Plastics, a former medic and a former volunteer firefighter.

Argo and Dose hold steady in support of veterans

Argo and Dose hold steady in support of veterans
Friday, May 13, 2016 9:03 a.m.

For the second consecutive year, the Liberty Run Foundation and Argo have partnered in their mission to support veterans. Argo, the manufacturer of …

Mt. Pleasant’s Life Resources garners SC Psychological Association honor

Mt. Pleasant’s Life Resources garners SC Psychological Association honor
Friday, May 13, 2016 5:57 a.m.

Barbara Boatwright, Ph.D., founder and director of Mount Pleasant-based Life Resources, has announced that the organization was one of three South …

Former GCHS assistant takes rival job

Former GCHS assistant takes rival job
Friday, May 13, 2016 10:00 a.m.

It was a tough decision for Calvin Davis but one he ultimately felt he had to make.

Class action certified for South African gold miners in landmark case

Friday, May 13, 2016 8:58 a.m.

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has certified the first class action in South African history for sick workers, allowing gold miners suffering from silicosis and tuberculosis to proceed with their claims against 30 gold producers, including AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold, Gold Fields, Anglo American, and African Rainbow Minerals. Few …

On Vacation - Parma, Italy

On Vacation - Parma, Italy
Friday, May 13, 2016 12:48 p.m.

DD2 board members help out in the kitchen

DD2 board members help out in the kitchen
Friday, May 13, 2016 1:50 p.m.

Oakbrook Middle and Elementary students might have noticed two new staff members serving food Tuesday.

Summerville native making it big in Hollywood

Summerville native making it big in Hollywood
Friday, May 13, 2016 1:50 p.m.

A Summerville native is making strides in Hollywood after winning a film contest that landed him a chance to film with Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Athletes qualify for state track championships

Athletes qualify for state track championships
Friday, May 13, 2016 2:01 p.m.

All the Summerville-area high schools will send athletes to this weekend’s Class AAAA Track and Field Championships.

Candidates for S.C. Senate, House take the Flowertown stage in chamber forum

Candidates for S.C. Senate, House take the Flowertown stage in chamber forum
Friday, May 13, 2016 6:57 a.m.

Four candidates each looking to win spots in the South Carolina General Assembly next year talked to voters in a forum-style event Thursday sponsored …

Scheetz: Enjoy the feeling of some good music from Sweet Sweet this weekend

Scheetz: Enjoy the feeling of some good music from Sweet Sweet this weekend

For the Journal Scene

Friday, May 13, 2016 12:01 p.m.

If you close your eyes and imagine leaning back into a wooden rocker on a back porch in the crisp morning mountain air, then Sweet Sweet’s …

Musical Theatre Center’s The Lion King to benefit Ghanaian village

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:42 a.m.

MTC’s THE LION KING AT FOOTLIGHT PLAYERS THEATRE

It’s All About Clean Water - How Mount Pleasant keeps lead out of its water

Friday, May 13, 2016 2:32 p.m.

With recent national headlines and news stories on lead contaminated tap water, we are reminded of the importance of water quality standards and the vital role that Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) plays in our community.

Ashley Ridge High HOSA wins big at state conference

Ashley Ridge High HOSA wins big at state conference
Friday, May 13, 2016 9:29 a.m.

Ashley Ridge High School HOSA (Future Health Professionals) participated in SC HOSA’s State Leadership Conference from March 16-18 at the …

Coastal Conservation League and partners launch online live stream of pelicans nesting from Charleston Harbor

Coastal Conservation League and partners launch online live stream of pelicans nesting from Charleston Harbor
Friday, May 13, 2016 10:00 a.m.

The Coastal Conservation League and our partners at the SC Department of Natural Resources, Stasmayer Inc, Charleston Harbor Pilots, Coastal …

Local governor’s school students bring home science awards

Friday, May 13, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Forty-five students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics recently brought home 59 awards from the SC Junior Academy of Science Annual Spring Meeting. The 2016 conference was held April 16 at Winthrop University in Rock Hill.

Dorchester County Career and Technology Center to reopen Trolley Road location

Dorchester County Career and Technology Center to reopen Trolley Road location
Friday, May 13, 2016 10:30 a.m.

The Dorchester County Career and Technology Center will reopen its Trolley Road satellite location in the fall so it can have more of a presence in …

Knights say goodbye to eight seniors

Knights say goodbye to eight seniors
Friday, May 13, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Stratford baseball team finished up a solid campaign on the diamond with an 18-8 mark this spring.

Weatherstone residents file suit on town UPDATED

Friday, May 13, 2016 2:59 p.m.

Weatherstone residents who oppose the Bear Island Road extension are not giving up.

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