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Editorial: Owens leaves Summerville prepared for challenges ahead

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Town of Summerville will lose a leader on Aug. 1 when Police Chief Bruce Owens officially retires after 32 years in law enforcement, the past 12 years serving as the police chief. He’s been with the Summerville Police Department 19 years.

Berkeley County Clerk of Court announces enhanced security measures at courthouse

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 11:05 a.m.

Berkeley County Clerk of Court Mary Brown announced today that, since our world has become more vulnerable to acts of random violence, enhanced security measures at the Berkeley County Courthouse will be implemented immediately.

Yappy Hour on select Thursdays this summer and fall

Yappy Hour on select Thursdays this summer and fall
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:55 p.m.

Dog-friendly, after-work event at James Island County Dog Park - free with park admission

Ladson woman and dog to hike in the desert

Ladson woman and dog to hike in the desert
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:01 a.m.

Apollo lost a leg, but it didn’t stop him from developing a love for hiking.

Lemonis leads Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame class

Lemonis leads Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame class
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:39 p.m.

One of the best hitters in Bulldogs baseball history leads this year’s class of The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.

Local students get hands-on experience at engineering camp

Local students get hands-on experience at engineering camp
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:01 a.m.

Rising eighth- and ninth-graders from across the Lowcountry gathered for a week-long camp at Fort Dorchester High School this month for a sneak peak …

Revival for youth, community set for July 27

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Victory Baptist Church has planned its ONE WAY - Youth Revival for 7-9 p.m. July 27-29.

Smith Says: Keep cool if you want to hang with me

Smith Says: Keep cool if you want to hang with me

For the Journal Scene

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

My husband and I recently vacationed with two other couples. It was fun – and eye-opening, considering Widdle Baby and I were together for 10 …

Local student wins light display contest

Local student wins light display contest
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:01 p.m.

When Wally the long-haired dachshund was informed he will now be “immortal” through a light display that resembles him, he cocked his …

State deer antler records up substantially this year

State deer antler records up substantially this year
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Each spring S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Section personnel make a concerted effort to measure deer racks throughout the state. …

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:35 p.m.

It was 3:30 Sunday morning, this past June 26, at the Playoffz nightclub in Lyman, S.C. Shots rang out and a 32-year-old thug with a rap sheet dating …

Johnson named to Honors List at Fairleigh Dickinson

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:55 a.m.

Niarah Johnson of Ladson, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus, located in Madison, New Jersey, has been named to the Honors List for the spring 2016 semester.

Martha Frances Martin Elliott

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:28 a.m.

Martha Frances Martin Elliott, 67, beloved wife of Felder Samuel Elliott and mother of Vicky Gatlin (Joe) Brunson, departed this life, Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at Hospice of Charleston.

Wag’s Way: Full circle UPDATED

Wag’s Way: Full circle
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:53 a.m.

Everything came full circle for me this week as I returned to Mount Pleasant to help at a camp I’d attended several times as a kid.

CSU president recognized by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)

CSU president recognized by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Charleston Southern University president Dr. Jairy C. Hunter Jr. has been recognized as the 2016 Distinguished Business Officer by the National …

Fire destroys mobile home, one displaced

Fire destroys mobile home, one displaced
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:43 p.m.

A mobile home was destroyed in a blaze Monday morning, the town of Summerville reported.

Elvis Shannon

Elvis Shannon
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:45 p.m.

With the final season on the horizon, Elvis Shannon’s got something to talk about.

Summerville man rejects plea deal on DUI charge

Summerville man rejects plea deal on DUI charge
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 6:15 a.m.

A Summerville man charged with driving drunk and striking and killing a woman with his vehicle two years ago rejected a plea deal in the case this …

South Carolina Federal Credit Union hosting free document shredding event

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:27 a.m.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its Sam Rittenberg financial center, located at 1945 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. in Charleston, South Carolina.

East Cooper actors ages 7-17 to star in The Music Man at Footlight Players

East Cooper actors ages 7-17 to star in The Music Man at Footlight Players
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Mount Pleasant’s Musical Theater Center performs The Music Man July 23 and 24 at Footlight Players Theatre

Trust to host benefit gala at Gibbes Museum of Art November 3

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:38 p.m.

English naturalist Mark Catesby’s love of exploration and learning lives on through a new program, entitled Creating a Better Way to Learn, created by the Catesby Commemorative Trust (CCT) in association with local educational entities.

Lowcountry Family Announces Slade Dozier Foundation in memory of son who died from SUDC

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:12 a.m.

Organization’s mission is to raise awareness of Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC), provide funding for critical research and support other families affected by SUDC

Nonprofit seeks to help navigate muddy waters of heirs’ property

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Melvin Richburg of Eutawville owns an unknown portion of a 57-acre tract of land in Berkeley County. It’s unknown because it’s heirs’ property. Richburg could be one of a dozen or several dozen with a legal claim to the property.

Summerville church prays for peace after Dallas shooting

Summerville church prays for peace after Dallas shooting
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:35 a.m.

Local residents gathered Thursday to bow their heads and reflect on the country’s current state of affairs after learning five police officers …

Habitat Home Builders Blitz

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:43 a.m.

Structures Building Company and JacksonBuilt Custom Homes have partnered with East Cooper Habitat for Humanity to construct a home for a local family …

Police Blotter - Two strikes and you’re out

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:32 p.m.

A woman called 911 because she got drunk because she was upset about the death of her father. She regretted this decision and called 911 because she wanted to get help.

Town growth rate declining on its own

Town growth rate declining on its own

By Linda Page

Mayor of the Town of Mt. Pleasant

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:38 p.m.

I’m proud to be Mayor of Mount Pleasant. My family lives here, we raised our families here, we invested in businesses here, we played here, …

Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics reaches civic engagement milestone

Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics reaches civic engagement milestone
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:27 a.m.

Cadet Cesar Reyes earns 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award

A return investment: community policing puts character first

A return investment: community policing puts character first
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A bouquet of flowers delivered to Goose Creek Police department (GCPD) was a first.

CEOs of local technology and manufacturing startups pitch to a panel of investors

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:45 a.m.

On July 28 a crowd of 80 - 100 audience members will gather at the Hilton Garden Inn in Mount Pleasant to watch nine entrepreneurs deliver a 5-7 minute pitch to a panel of venture capitalists, in an effort to obtain the capital required to launch or expand their company.

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