Park Service 50th anniversary Walking Classroom is in session

Friday, May 22, 2015 7:59 a.m.

The National Park Service “Walking Classroom” is in session. Sixty-five youth from 29 states and 150 general public marchers began the first day of the 54-miles trek from Selma to Montgomery in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the historic voting rights march of 1965.

Rescue Squad stresses boating safety as holiday weekend arrives

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

With the summer boating season kicking into high gear, Berkeley County Rescue Squad Chief Bill Salisbury is stressing the importance of safety and …

Softball State Championship Series

Friday, May 22, 2015 11:04 a.m.

Pictures from the 4A Softball Championship Series between Summerville and Clover. The teams split the first two games and play at 6 p.m. May 22 at …

Text-to-911 service launched in Berkeley County

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County has launched Text-to-911 effective Thursday, May 21.

‘Glittering fragments of the rainbow’

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

One of my favorite nature aviators is the delightful hummingbird.

Sully’s Scoop – When is Bowman Place going to be completed and open?

Friday, May 22, 2015 1:06 p.m.

Q. Does Mount Pleasant have a noise ordinance, and if so, are ice cream trucks breaking it – in my particular neighborhood (which, by the way, has a “No Soliciting” rule)? The volume of the music emanating from these trucks is extremely loud, even with all the windows closed in my house. – Nancy Rinn-O’Donnell, …

Sertoma art winners

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Second grade students from Beech Hill Elementary win Sertoma Club Heritage Art contest. Pictured from left: Mary O’Brien, Paige Madgwick and …

Families mourn loved ones killed in triple-shooting last year

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

It’s been a year since three Lowcountry residents, including two from Summerville, were shot and killed outside a Myrtle Beach hotel during …

Third Thursday, May 21 UPDATED

Friday, May 22, 2015 4:41 p.m.

Photos by Nick Cokins

Matsumoto and Woods named to All-state Team

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A week after being outdone by a pair of teams from its region at the Lower State Qualifier match, the Fort Dorchester golf team turned the tables.

DD2 waives June 1 make up day

Friday, May 22, 2015 1:16 p.m.

Next Friday is the last day of school for DD2.

Mystery Plant has many good points

Special to The Independent

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:57 a.m.

How could anyone not love this lovely little plant?

Goose Creek Spring Game UPDATED

Friday, May 22, 2015 9:04 p.m.

The White defeated Black, 27-17, in the Goose Creek football spring game on Friday, May 22. (Photos by Rob Gantt)

Summerville-area represented at state singles tournament

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Fort Dorchester’s Tommy McManus, Summerville’s Walker Long and Cane Bay’s Alex Amble represented their schools during the South …

Timberland HS evacuated due to bomb threat

Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:50 a.m.

For the second straight day, the Berkeley County School District has had to deal with a bomb threat.

Mary Alice Monroe Book Launch UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:24 a.m.

Mary Alice Monroe Book Launch

Suspect dead after shootout identified UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:39 a.m.

The suspect in the shooting of Berkeley Deputy Lt. Will Rogers has died following a shootout in downtown Charleston.

Buying a better tomorrow – Boutique benefits those in need

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:45 a.m.

Imagine shopping without the guilt. Imagine giving back just by getting yourself something. Imagine the little shop around the corner helping others …

Chick Miler Invitational is this weekend

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:24 p.m.

Expect some congestion and general excitement around Summerville Country Club this weekend.

Shooting suspect in standoff in Charleston

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:48 a.m.

Charleston Police say the suspect believed to have shot Berkeley County Sheriff’s Lt. Will Rogers is holed up in an apartment on the peninsula. …

Suspect dead, police say UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:02 a.m.

It’s over: the suspect in the shooting of Berkeley Deputy Lt. Will Rogers is dead after a nearly 12-hour standoff with police.

Outstanding Students Honored at Trident Technical College’s Awards Day

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:59 a.m.

Trident Technical College students and faculty members were recognized for their outstanding achievement and involvement in student organizations at TTC’s Awards Day ceremony held at the college’s Main Campus on April 30.

Meet the Editors

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene is seeking feedback from readers.

Workout Anytime Ribbon Cutting UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:18 a.m.

Photos by Marcella McCray-Newton, Marketing Consultant

Police Blotter – But I made it home, officer

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:31 a.m.

Police were called to a local bar because a man left there and other patrons knew he should not be driving, according to a report. Police caught up with the car speeding down a nearby road and swerving in and out of his lane, the report said. The officer called in the tag to confirm this was the car in question and continued to follow it into a …

Keeping kids on track with summer reading

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:57 a.m.

In the late 1900s, many libraries started to expand services for children. With this new development came extra activities and programs for these youngsters. This was also the period when a few very smart librarians acknowledged the fact that during the summer months, when schools were closed, children needed the opportunity to continue practicing …

State softball championship to be decided in Columbia Friday

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:21 p.m.

The Summerville and Clover softball teams will play one more time for the whole shebang.

DD2 talks redistricting

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:39 p.m.

Dorchester District Two is getting three new elementary schools for the 2016-2017 school year, meaning this year the district has to figure out which …

Wando baseball wins first state title with sweep of J.L. Mann UPDATED

By Aaron Brenner

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:05 a.m.

Nerves are forgotten quickly when the night ends with pandemonium and a dogpile.

Stratford spring football game UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 8:30 p.m.

The Stratford Knights held their spring football game on Thursday, May 21... The White team won 13-9. Omari Johnson had a 92-yard touchdown run and …

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