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Django & Gracie Whether it’s eyeing game or the ice cream truck, these two lovable dogs are the epitome of “work hard, play hard” and living your best life. Clinton and Camille Lemon of Edisto, SC will tell you that their dogs BoJangles (aka Django) and Gracie Two-Boots (Gracie) may look like professionals but they […]


Summerville local and Founder and Chief Executive Gardener of Katie’s Krops, Katie Stagliano, has been named  ‘Southerner of the Year for 2023’.  Summerville local and the Founder and Chief Executive Gardener of Katie’s Krops, Katie Stagliano, has been named as a ‘Southerner of the Year for 2023 by Southern Living Magazine. Stagliano is named one […]

Meet the Mayor

AZALEA sits down with Summerville, SC Mayor-Elect, Russ Touchberry What was your favorite thing about growing up in the Lowcountry? The outdoors. Especially being near the salt water evokes some of my fondest memories of shrimping with my Dad. What’s your dream job I really feel like I have it. I get to help businesses […]

Haunted Summerville

Tales of the Mysterious & Unexplained… The Mysterious Man of Little Main “My father’s ghostly account was so real, he recorded it in his diary,” says Mr. Robert Anderson as he sits behind the desk where his father sat on the night of his encounter. “He was a number cruncher, so he was all about […]

The Beginnings of Freedom

By Eliza Chapman Bailey Settlement Community Cemetery pays homage to the Town of Lincolnville’s early settlers.  Spearheaded by Lincolnville Preservation and Historical Society founder Dr. Pernessa Seele, Mayor Enoch Dickerson and dedicated community leaders, the Town of Lincolnville is telling its history, and people are listening. On the western edge of Charleston County, Lincolnville is […]

A Heart for Harvesting

By Eliza Chapman Bailey Right outside of St. George sits Gruber Farms and a family whose heart for community farming has been beating for over 60 years. For those who grew up in an agrarian community, shucking corn, snapping string beans, hulling peas, and storing produce for leaner times were rites of passage. Once the […]

The Power of Play

The North Charleston Police Department is showing the Lowcountry what successful outreach looks like, one game at a time. Zi’kia Lewis was always drawn to sports. From a young age, the North Charleston native had all the desired abilities to excel on any field or court; speed, strength, agility, and a competitive spirit. In high […]

Bridging The Gap – GrowFood Carolina

Less than ten percent of the food eaten in South Carolina is grown within the state. GrowFood Carolina aims to change that. It began as a vision from the executive director of the Coastal Conservation League, Dana Beach. Since founding the organization in 1989, Beach and his team have accomplished amazing things across the region, […]