Hanahan Invitational: Summerville over Wando in finals UPDATED

Saturday, April 19, 2014 5:07 p.m.

Summerville topped Wando, 7-2, in the championship round of the 45th annual Hanahan Invitational Tournament Thursday at Sportsman’s Field. It’s the …

East Cooper Meals on Wheels holds annual gala

Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:35 a.m.

“A Meal to Remember,” East Cooper Meals on Wheels’ annual gala and auction presented by Motley Rice, will take place on Wednesday, April 30, at the …

Flash flood watch issued for Summerville

Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:48 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Summerville and St. George in Dorchester County after a “persistent band of moderate to heavy rainfall” throughout Friday and into Saturday morning.

Flood warning issued for Moncks Corner UPDATED

Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:44 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Moncks Corner and southeastern Berkeley County, and a flash flood watch for Dorchester County, after a “persistent band of moderate to heavy rainfall” throughout Friday and into Saturday morning.

Book Discussion Groups

Saturday, April 19, 2014 7:05 a.m.

Recently, librarian Michael Nelson wrote a column about the library’s book discussion groups and their value in giving people an opportunity to share ideas and opinions. Discussion groups have become very popular all over the U.S. in the last 20 years or so. These groups meet in libraries, homes, churches, colleges, community centers, restaurants …

NWS issues flood warnings

Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:52 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for tidal Berkeley County and Moncks Corner, and a flash flood watch for Dorchester County, after a “persistent band of moderate to heavy rainfall” throughout Friday and into Saturday morning.

Boy Scout walking for awareness, toward Eagle rank UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:48 p.m.

At 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, most 13-year-olds will be asleep.

Sister Act

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:32 p.m.

I only have one sister. But when you have one like Cynthia, you don’t need to have anymore. We’ve been best friends, soul mates and frequent lunch partners for decades. We’d do anything for each other. But it wasn’t always that way.

Stags fall to Hartsville 5-2 in 11-inning war

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:46 p.m.

There are some games you don’t forget.

Keeping a legacy alive

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:46 p.m.

With their annual meeting approaching April 25, members of the Dorchester Free School Board are looking forward to giving back to DD2 students – this is their 290th year to do so.

Bishop England vs. Wando April 17 Lower State UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:28 a.m.

Wando defeated Bishop England, 15-14, in sudden-death overtime Thursday, April 17, to win the Lower State championship at Jack Cantey Stadium on …

‘Scotty’s Ride For Water’ raises $62k

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:10 p.m.

After he peddled the last stroke on the last leg of the five-day bicycle ride across the state, it was time to celebrate. The hugs did not end until …

Moultrie News to host 50th anniversary event Sunday April 27 UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 10:09 a.m.

Come celebrate the Moultrie News turning 50 this year on Sunday, April 27 from 3 - 8 p.m. at Awendaw Green.

Emma’s Law to help reduce DUIs

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:47 p.m.

Since April 15, 2013 the Summerville Police Department has investigated 165 Driving Under the Influence cases.

Alston teacher to participate in STEM fellowship

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:46 p.m.

Lara Hayes, a middle school technology integration teacher at Alston Middle School has been selected as one of only 50 middle and high school educators from across the country to take part in the exclusive Siemens STEM Institute fellowship, designed to bring teachers to the cutting edge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. …

Stags span Great Bridge 3-2 with walkoff hit

Friday, April 18, 2014 11:56 a.m.

Bases loaded, one out, bottom of the 10th inning is “Double Deuce” time.

Flowertown Players auditions announced

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

The Flowertown Players are holding open auditions for Hairspray and the group’s 39th season to allow directors to see the talent Summerville has to offer.

Summerville native directing Footlight production

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

The Footlight Players, South Carolina’s longest-producing theatre company, is presenting “Twentieth Century,” the story of a Broadway director and his quest to woo his former lover and star back to the Broadway Stage.

Green Wave, Swamp Foxes claim HIT titles

Friday, April 18, 2014 2:06 a.m.

Dorchester Two baseball teams swept the Hanahan Invitational Tournament championship games Thursday.

Third Thursday UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Third Thursday in downtown Summerville took place April 17. Summerville DREAM and Pulty Homes sponsored the popular event, which focused this month …

Heritage Trust names Harwell branch manager

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:30 p.m.

Heritage Trust’s new Moncks Corner Branch Manager is Moncks Corner native Clarence Harwell.

Heitzler proclaims ‘Student Painters Day’

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:03 p.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler declared April 14 as “Lowcountry Student Painters Day” in recognition of the Lowcountry Student Painters for their …

Tennessee team wins AIT championship

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:31 p.m.

Over the years, the Azalea Invitational Tournament championship game has seen everything from defensive battles to offensive onslaughts. The 2014 …

Student snatches geography title for fourth time UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:49 p.m.

Earlier this month, more than 100 fourth- to eighth-grade geography whizzes from across the U.S. participated in the state-level competitions of the …

Berkeley advances in HIT with 3-1 win over Colleton County

Friday, April 18, 2014 11:56 a.m.

It was a sluggish game.

Sawmill Branch Trail section closed until winter

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

By way of the Dorchester County Sales Tax Transportation Authority Contract, Banks Construction Company will begin construction activities for Phase 1 of the Sawmill Branch Bridge on Bacons Bridge Road that will require a temporary closure of the multiuse path and associated parking lot at Sawmill Branch Bridge until December of 2014.

Youth ballet to close season with ‘Hansel and Gretel’

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:46 p.m.

The Summerville Civic Ballet, the Lowcountry’s Premier Youth Ballet Company, will present “Hansel and Gretel” on Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m.

Be a Mentor hosts Mentor Appreciation Celebration

Friday, April 18, 2014 11:46 a.m.

Each year, Be a Mentor, a nonprofit organization headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., hosts its annual Mentor Appreciation Celebration to recognize all volunteers throughout the Lowcountry who make a difference in the lives of children through mentoring. The event will feature several mentoring programs across the Lowcountry, including Big …

Green Wave advances to HIT semi-finals

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Green Wave baseball team had the best performance for the Summerville-area teams during this year’s Hanahan Invitational Tournament.

Chamber to offer social media workshop

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce will be offering a social media seminar on Tuesday, April 29 from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.



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