Fanfare for the Common Man: Tricks or Treats

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:14 a.m.

As a kid, Halloween kicked off my favorite two months of the year. It began with a night of trick or treating and ended with Christmas Eve, the one night of the year where I gave in to gluttony and could eat whatever, and however much, I wanted.

House Rep. Bakari Sellers takes Democratic party on ‘journey’ during annual dinner

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Bakari Sellers did not come to the 2014 Annual Cicenia Dinner to deliver a campaign speech, he said. Instead, he decided to talk about a journey.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 p.m.

I am a bit disappointed at the ill-advised letter that was published in the Oct. 25 issue of the Post and Courier, as it questions the validity and purpose, either directly or indirectly, of the current Mount Pleasant Town Council and mayor. Last I looked, there were close to 80,000 people living in this town and less than 4,000 signatures, or …

St. Stephen to host informational session

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:17 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen will host an informational event on Monday, Nov. 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hut (180 Ravenell Street).

School news and student kudos

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Sara Winch of Mount Pleasant was named to The Citadel President’s List for achievements during the spring semester of 2014, as a student of Exercise Science.

Clark, Kirkland elected to Cross Fire Board

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:16 a.m.

The election for new members of the Cross Fire Board was held on Oct. 7, which was a lovely day but a very small turnout.


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:15 a.m.

Mildred Haselden Guerry of Moncks Corner, a former clerk for the South Carolina Highway Department, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 15, 2014 in a Barnwell nursing home. She was 92.

DCSO investigating chase, shots fired

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:45 p.m.

Just who was shooting at a North Charleston teen and why are questions the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office wants answered.

Charleston Young Professionals take on the region’s critical issues

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:33 a.m.

Charleston Young Professionals, a division of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, brought together nearly 80 young professionals to sit alongside some of the region’s top business and community leaders during the 2014 Visioning Conference on Friday, October 24.

Ellenburg, Bozarth top DD2 finishers at region meet

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Despite some sound performances from Summerville-area runners, Bluffton swept the team awards at this year’s Region 8-AAAA Cross Country Meet.

Wando vs. White Knoll Oct. 28 UPDATED

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:47 p.m.

Wando defeated White Knoll, 3-0, in the second round of the Class AAAA volleyball playoffs Tuesday Oct. 28 in Mount Pleasant.

Charleston Declares “Extra Mile Day” on November 1

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:56 p.m.

Mayors across the United States are recognizing a growing movement that is dedicated to encouraging individuals and organizations to “go the extra mile” in service and volunteerism. On November 1, 500 mayors are expected to declare “Extra Mile Day.”

Mellow Mushroom recycles old parts into art

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:15 a.m.

A colonoscopy to remember

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:15 a.m.

Sweet reader, today’s column contains TMI about a medical procedure. So if you are squeamish or easily offended, turn the page. I don’t mind, really. I have a weak stomach myself.

DCSO looking into allegations of elder abuse

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:01 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is looking into whether a Summerville woman physically abused her elderly grandfather and stole thousands of dollars from him while he was in her care.

Patriots dominate Bluffton

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Fort Dorchester is presenting a good argument that it has the best defense in the state.

Republican challenges longtime Democratic representative

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:01 a.m.

S.C. Rep. Joe Jefferson will defend his seat against retired homicide detective and Navy torpedo-man John Mondo on Nov. 4.

Newest Elks

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Elks Lodge #2719 is proud to present its newest members: from left to right - Susan Taschner; Lowell David Williams; Steve Hawkins; …

Lady Panthers have strong performance at state tournament

For The Journal Scene

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Lady Panthers varsity volleyball team placed fifth at the SCISA Tournament in Sumter.

On Vacation – St. Petersburg

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:39 a.m.

Daniel Island residents Bill and Carolyn Goff traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia and spent time aboard the Viking Helgi. The two-week trip began in …

Police Blotter – Good fences make good neighbors

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:57 a.m.

A woman and her daughter were driving through their neighborhood when a car allegedly came speeding up behind them one day. Because the car was tailgating her, the female driver pulled off the road and onto the grass so the car could go around her, the report said. The driver did proceed ahead, but stopped a short distance ahead and blocked the …

On Vacation – Glacier National Park

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:05 p.m.

Local sailors shine in youth regatta

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:23 p.m.

On Oct. 9-12, the Sunfish Youth World Championships were held at Camp Sea Gull in Arapahoe, North Carolina. Local sailors Lucas Sawin and Peter Buyck, …

Parents Stop Too

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene is proud to publish the winning editorial in our local “Texting and Driving” essay contest. Will Sears is a freshman at …

Cario students chosen for All-State Orchestra audition

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:57 a.m.

Cario String Orchestra members have been selected to the 2014 Lowcountry Region Orchestra. These members will be performing with this very …

BE Drama Club performs ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:57 a.m.

Mark your calendars and don’t miss the hilarity when the Bishop England Drama Club presents their fall production, “Cheaper by the Dozen.”

YEScarolina Gala to highlight local entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

More than 450 guests will attend YEScarolina’s fifth annual gala Thursday, Oct. 23, at Memminger Auditorium to celebrate and fundraise for youth entrepreneurship. The sold-out event is complete with hors d’oeuvres and a three-course dinner by Hall’s Chophouse, Duvall Events and The Lee Bros. Guests will be entertained by The Plantation Singers, …

‘It’s still on target’

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:10 a.m.

Good weather has contributed to DD2 being able to move forward with construction on the new schools.

Literary Tea series starts Nov. 9

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:01 p.m.

Looking for a chance to meet interesting authors and discover new reads?

Down ballot races draw attention in SC

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:41 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In an election year topped by races for governor and both U.S. Senate seats, several down-ticket races are also drawing attention in South Carolina as Democratic challengers question the ethics of some Republican incumbents.

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