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Two new schools coming online in Mount Pleasant

Two new schools coming online in Mount Pleasant
Friday, May 6, 2016 6:39 a.m.

East Cooper boasts the greatest schools in the state despite overcrowding and even with the recent redistricting.

Democratic candidate for District 15 Lloyd drops out

Friday, May 6, 2016 9:15 a.m.

One of two candidates seeking the Democratic nod for S.C. House District 15 has announced intentions to drop out of the race.

Letter: Heartfelt thanks to all

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

Democratic candidate for District 15 Lloyd drops out

Friday, May 6, 2016 9:16 a.m.

One of two candidates seeking the Democratic nod for S.C. House District 15 has announced intentions to drop out of the race.

What’s flowering in Flowertown?

What’s flowering in Flowertown?
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Flowertown Garden Club met April 11 to hear a program on local horticulture.

GOP debate: Nash, Knight turn up the heat in sheriff’s race; candidates contest for coroner, House District 94

GOP debate: Nash, Knight turn up the heat in sheriff’s race; candidates contest for coroner, House District 94
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:58 a.m.

Council chambers witnessed a packed house Thursday evening as supporters of Nash and Knight filled the audience and lined walls to see the two GOP …

SBA announces award winners for South Carolina

Friday, May 6, 2016 8:25 a.m.

The South Carolina District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) presented its 2016 Small Business Awards at the 13th Annual Salute to Small Business on Wednesday, May 4, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

County tables first reading of fiscal budget

County tables first reading of fiscal budget
Friday, May 6, 2016 7:00 a.m.

Will Berkeley County have a budget prior to the close of the fiscal year? County Deputy Supervisor of Finance Tim Callanan sought first reading of …

Timberland senior dies in car wreck UPDATED

Timberland senior dies in car wreck
Friday, May 6, 2016 9:22 a.m.

Timberland High senior Katelyn Moore, 18, of Bonneau has died following a vehicle collision at 4:30 p.m. May 5, according to Berkeley County Coroner …

Senator Scott Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Stimulate Local Economies in Impoverished Communities

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, has introduced the Investing in Opportunity Act, a bipartisan bill proposing a new solution to encourage economic growth and job creation in economically distressed communities. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representatives Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Ron Kind (D-WI) joined Scott to introduce the bill, which offers a …

Official: Ashley Ridge High student found with gun, arrested

Friday, May 6, 2016 2:43 p.m.

A student was arrested after being found with a gun Thursday at Ashley Ridge High School, an official said.

What’s for lunch? - Students get a taste of DD2

What’s for lunch? - Students get a taste of DD2
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Dorchester District Two schools do not have buffalo chicken pizza on their lunch menus, but from the remarks of hungry students Wednesday, the …

Changes come to distribution of emergency fire fund

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has made changes to how rural fire departments qualify for emergency funds and what happens to leftover funds.

Marcello and Musicals in concert at Summerville Baptist UPDATED

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Orchestra violinist Jack Gelston flips through his music folder, laying out the sheet music for the upcoming concert “Marcello and Musicals.”

Inklings– Grandparenthood revisited

Inklings– Grandparenthood revisited

For the Journal Scene

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Somebody once told me that the first moment you actually lay eyes on your first grandchild is a divine moment. It was for me. That initial visual was …

Goat Island Treasure Boxes introduces new box

Goat Island Treasure Boxes introduces new box
Friday, May 6, 2016 7:30 a.m.

Local Artist Sarah Sanders has created a new Goat Island Treasure Box for 2016 fittingly called “Carolina Sunrise.” Anyone of us who …

County considers a hospitality tax

County considers a hospitality tax
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County taxpayers may soon be paying extra on their dining out tabs. The county is considering imposing a hospitality tax to generate more …

Highway Patrol: Dorchester County deputy at fault in Summerville wreck

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol has found a Dorchester County deputy at fault in a crash that occurred in Summerville last month, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern.

Windsor Hill wins big at SC PTA Convention

Windsor Hill wins big at SC PTA Convention
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Two Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School staff and one parent volunteer were recently awarded state recognition for their hard work and …

Patriots win overtime thriller with Yellow Jackets

Patriots win overtime thriller with Yellow Jackets
Friday, May 6, 2016 5:31 p.m.

Senior Caitlyn Reilly and sophomore Isabelle Varnado both scored two goals Wednesday to lead Fort Dorchester to a 4-3 overtime win against Irmo in …

Wanted

Wanted
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

Editorial: We need more, not fewer, public comments at DD2 meetings

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester District 2 officials want you to know they care about you, but we question if they want to hear from you.

Obituary - Leonard P. Fries, The Mayor of The Palms

Obituary - Leonard P. Fries, The Mayor of The Palms
Friday, May 6, 2016 4:10 p.m.

Leonard P. Fries, 94, of Mt. Pleasant, SC died on Thursday, May 5, 2016.

County promises ‘transformative announcement’ Thursday UPDATED

County promises ‘transformative announcement’ Thursday
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:17 p.m.

New jobs are coming to St. Stephen.

Charleston Animal Society celebrates Armed Forces Week

Friday, May 6, 2016 8:00 a.m.

In conjunction with Armed Forces Week, the Charleston Animal Society will offer free Adoptions and free Spay/Neuter for the pets of Veterans and Active Duty Military and their families from Friday May 13 - Sunday May 22.

Papa's last roll UPDATED

Friday, May 6, 2016 3:18 p.m.

Stuart Davis, passed away on April 1 and the Davis photography legacy, started by him, was not lost on anyone, especially grandson Reid.He inherited …

Green Wave softball claims District VI championship

Green Wave softball claims District VI championship

Special to The Journal Scene

Friday, May 6, 2016 5:30 p.m.

Senior leadership came through in a big way on Wednesday night as the Summerville High softball team captured the Class AAAA District VI championship …

Trinity Simmons takes Columbia

Trinity Simmons takes Columbia
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Trinity Simmons, a seventh-grade student at Gregg Middle School, was one of five students chosen from across the state to participate in a future …

Crime beat

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A driver who told the officer “I barely ran it” after he was pulled over after failure to stop at a stop sign then said he’d gotten a ticket for speeding the day before, according to an incident report. He later told the officer she couldn’t search his car; when the officer asked about the marks on his forearms he said …

Emma and Noah once again Social Security’s most popular baby names for 2015

Friday, May 6, 2016 8:48 a.m.

For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah are America’s most popular baby names. This marks the third year at number one for Noah and the second for Emma. There are two new names in the top 10 this year—Benjamin and Harper, the first time either name has ever reached such heights. Like a name, Social Security is with you through …

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