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Dorchester Paws has had to cut back staff hours due to a 20% decrease in donations, fundraising events, and shelter income. Despite the hardships the shelter will remain open, by appointment o…

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As of 12:00 PM, today, Wednesday, April 1, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Services (DHEC) confirmed there are twenty-seven (27) cases of COVID-19 in Dorchester County.

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George of the Jungle is a 10-year-old male domestic shorthair who is hanging from the branches waiting to be adopted from Dorchester Paws. After all of his time in the jungle, he just loves ha…

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Author’s note: This column was originally published in “Saying Grace Over Edible Underwear” (2016).

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ART On the Square gallery, 420 Nexton Sq. Dr., Summerville, 843-871-0297. Closed until further notice.

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I remember when my sister and her husband got a flat screen TV and built a room around it. Well, actually the opposite was true. They had added a long-planned family room to their home and onc…

The virus has become the topic of the news and is affecting nearly everyone in the world. There is nothing wrong with being cautious if we can prevent our emotions from leading us into fear, b…

George of the Jungle is a 10-year-old male domestic shorthair who is hanging from the branches waiting to be adopted from Dorchester Paws. After all of his time in the jungle, he just loves ha…

When the new ART on the Square at Nexton in Summerville opened, I had walked around the gallery there to take in all the artist’s work. Please note that the gallery is closed until April 1 whe…

My family’s battles with squirrels began in the 1940s with my grandfather’s Victory Garden in the spare lot next to our house. He planted copious vegetables with only one undefeated pest – the…

Berkeley County continues to adjust operations in response to COVID-19. Berkeley County is restricting public access into County buildings and facilities and will continue offering services to…

Berkeley County Voter Registration and Elections office will remain open on Friday, March 27, as required by law and executive order for candidate filing.

ART On the Square gallery, 420 Nexton Sqare Dr., Summerville, 843-871-0297.

Melvin is a 1-year-old male terrier mix who just loves hanging out with people and other furry friends, except for cats. He likes to chase after them, and it would be best if he left the shelt…

EDITOR'S NOTE: Many of these businesses may be closed for full service because of health reasons related COVID-19. Call before you go.

Dorchester County Council declared a State of Emergency in Dorchester County beginning at 6:00 PM on Monday, March 16, 2020. The declaration will remain in place until 6:00 PM on Monday, April…

Berkeley County leadership has met with county directors and elected officials throughout the day to develop a plan for County operations in response to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Berkeley …

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office continues to monitor the potential impacts of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and Sheriff Duane Lewis is working to safely continue operations while minimizing th…

Governor Henry McMaster announced in a press conference this afternoon that he is ordering all South Carolina schools closed due to cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our state. In accorda…

When our granddaughter Grace was but 5 years old, she climbed up on the front porch railing, swung her legs back and forth and completely unbidden, opened an affairs of state discussion by ask…

I was on Facebook within the last few weeks and, suddenly, I noticed that Courtney Bates of the Flowertown Players was way over in Edinburgh, Scotland! Come to find out, there’s a changing-of-…

St. John the Beloved’s Concert Series has been ongoing annually since 2008. The church’s much-loved music director, Rodney Ward, will be the featured musician at its March 15 concert.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of State Farm Insurance in Knightsville.

Arctic is a 2-year-old male Alaskan husky mix who’s name can evoke feelings of coldness, but promises that when you hug him he’s not cold, but warm with love to melt your heart.

Unfortunately for wildlife biologists, animals don’t reply to questionnaires (though hunters do). In fact, many species are notoriously people-shy, living secretive existences and avoiding con…

Many of the events on this calendar may have been reschedule due to recent health concerns. Please call before attending.

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