As the Town of Summerville contemplates adoption of a new 10-year Comprehensive Plan, it faces a critical choice: Do we keep the unique, low density charm of a 19th century town, or do we add …

My brother T-Bob turns 60 Saturday. We’re not quite sure how this happened; just last week he was a rebellious teen, off to college on a soccer scholarship.

It’s time to look at weird news again. You can’t make this stuff up; it may not be hilarious, necessarily, but it proves my pet theory: People are crazy.

I first met Dr. Ja’net Bishop, author of “How Much Joy Is In Your Journey? A Creative Guide To Your Fearless Vision,” through a Center for Women event. A native New Yorker, she is energetic an…

“Summerville: Our Town, Our Future” was the heading on a paper handed out by the folks doing a Comprehensive Plan Update here recently. There were workshops for community leaders, residents an…

I want to thank Charles Shutt, Dorchester County recycling and educational coordinator, for a great cleanup on the Ashley River March 9. Charles sponsor’s were the Summerville Saltwater Angler…

I’m not what you’d call a globe-trotter, but I’ve seen some of America. You’ll find good people everywhere, but boy, are we different. A rancher in Wyoming doesn’t talk, eat, vote, or socializ…

In 1976, voters passed a constitutional amendment amending legislators’ ability to provide for state borrowing. The ballot question was general, vaguely worded and failed to spell out what was…

If you’ve ever been in the board room at the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce, no doubt you’ve seen the amazing black-and-white photos lining that room’s walls.

Some of you noticed that I skipped writing about Thanksgiving this year. Yep, I wrote about throwing out an old pair of boots instead. But it’s never too late to exercise the ol’ gratitude mus…

I’m wearing a pair of black leather, stack-heeled, pointy-toed boots—neither booties nor knee-high, they hit comfortably about four inches above my ankle. The zippers close smoothly; the leath…

Let’s say your name is Jim, and you’re 60-ish. Back in the day, you’d go to the doctor for a physical and he’d say, “Jim, you need to drop a few. Cut back on the booze and stop eating Margie’s…

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