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Kennard: A new beginning for the Journal Scene

Kennard: A new beginning for the Journal Scene
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In case you missed it, today is the last day that a Friday Journal Scene will be printed.

Opinion Shaper: ‘No’ vote protects town for the future

Friday, September 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

As a real estate agent, it’s my job to take a longer view of things. I often tell clients: “One day somebody is going to have to sell this thing, either you or your heirs. So we need to make sure the decision you make today will not hurt your value tomorrow.”

Inklings: How (not) to organize

Inklings: How (not) to organize

For the Journal Scene

Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:17 p.m.

“List” is one of my favorite four letter words.

Smith Says: Drowning in details: Confessions of a news junkie

Smith Says: Drowning in details: Confessions of a news junkie

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

We subscribe to two newspapers, four magazines, three podcasts, two blogs, Direct TV and Netflix. Online, I read the SJS, the Daily Mail, Washington …

Editorial: Register now to vote in general election

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Oct. 8 is the final day to register to vote in the general election.

One Foot In Power, One In Slavery…We Can Heal

Friday, September 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

We Americans continue to live under the dark cloud of racial conflict, when the truth and solution is right in front of us.

Inklings: Favorite TV shows

Inklings: Favorite TV shows
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

My family’s first TV was housed in a huge mahogany double-doored console, holding a 78 record player, space for copious albums, a radio, and a …

Kennard: Enjoy wild places while they last

Kennard: Enjoy wild places while they last
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

As you read this, I expect that I am lost somewhere in the Francis Marion National Forest. Not to worry, I’m here with my youngest son Sam, …

Editorial: Groups helping with local homeless

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Homelessness continues in and around the Summerville area, but one organization has made a difference.

Smith Says: Call center tech makes beautiful music over iTunes

Smith Says: Call center tech makes beautiful music over iTunes

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Most people know I hate talking on the phone. I prefer text and email, partly because I’m deaf and partly because I grew up with a party line. …

Inklings: Historic educators*

Inklings: Historic educators*

For the Journal Scene

Friday, September 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Summerville’s public schools have such a good reputation because of our educators – both today and from the beginning. Three of the …

Opinion Shaper: Try the individual approach to fisheries conservation

Opinion Shaper: Try the individual approach to fisheries conservation

Journal Scene Opinion Shaper

Friday, September 16, 2016 7:01 a.m.

My first two Opinion Shaper articles have dealt with our booming population and its impact on our waterways, and this month I’ll continue that …

Kennard: Beekeeping yields to sweet reward

Kennard: Beekeeping yields to sweet reward
Friday, September 16, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Last weekend, my wife and I took a stroll through the Summerville Farmers Market. Our goal was to gather enough ingredients for dinner later that …

Smith Says: What I really want to know from the candidates

Smith Says: What I really want to know from the candidates

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dear Mr. Trump:

Byars: Library, parks are a wise investment

Byars: Library, parks are a wise investment

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Kennard: When disaster strikes keep Pop Tarts nearby

Kennard: When disaster strikes keep Pop Tarts nearby
Friday, September 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

I drove down to Jessens Landing twice on Friday just to see how high the Ashley River was in the wake of Hurricane Hermine.

Opinion Shaper: It would be nice to live without an HOA

Opinion Shaper: It would be nice to live without an HOA
Friday, September 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

There must be some people who like acupuncture (or, at least like the results). After all, the service is still available and people pay good money …

Inklings: Public School numbers count. . .. . . both historically and currently*

Inklings: Public School numbers count. . .. . . both historically and currently*
Friday, September 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The roots of public education in Summerville go back 292 years to the old Town of Dorchester, the place we know today as Colonial Dorchester. They …

Wiley Johnson: City staff helps town weather big storm

Wiley Johnson: City staff helps town weather big storm
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:32 a.m.

Although we had downed trees and power outages this past weekend, fortunately, it was not as destructive as was forecasted.

Smith Says: Time to grow up, professional athletes

Smith Says: Time to grow up, professional athletes
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:43 a.m.

What the heck is up with professional athletes?

Opinion Shaper: Bird populations an important part of community

Opinion Shaper: Bird populations an important part of community
Friday, September 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

I was recently wheeling a loaded cart onto the boardwalk at Beidler Forest. It had one bad wheel, and sounded like a peg-legged pirate limping along …

Editorial: Downtown poised for more improvement

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

We are happy to see some tangible changes to the downtown business district in Summerville.

Smith Says: Wedding bells bring tears; words of marriage advice

Smith Says: Wedding bells bring tears; words of marriage advice

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

I went to a wedding Saturday, and wept bitterly. I always cry at weddings.

Opinion Shaper: American dream is on life support UPDATED

Journal Scene Opinion Shaper

Friday, August 26, 2016 12:18 p.m.

What is the American Dream? Does it even exist anymore? What became of the idea that “you can be anything that you want to be?”

Inklings: Another white-haired wonder

Inklings: Another white-haired wonder

For the Journal Scene

Friday, August 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Last week I wrote about the advent of my white hair, and spoke of local ladies as well as international celebrities with clouds of crowning glories. …

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.

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…

Inklings: The White Hair Cometh

Inklings: The White Hair Cometh
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:01 p.m.

By Barbara Lynch Hill

Kennard: Journal Scene sports now in HD

Kennard: Journal Scene sports now in HD
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Journal Scene sports reporter Roger Lee and his counterpart in Berkeley County, Rob Gantt – or as I like to call them, “The …

Opinion Shaper: Security Spending for Summerville Town Hall: Need vs Want?

Opinion Shaper: Security Spending for Summerville Town Hall: Need vs Want?

Journal Scene Opinion Shaper

Friday, August 19, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Recently the Town of Summerville Finance Committee voted to defer a $68,384 Town Hall security system purchase order requested by Mayor Wiley Johnson. …

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